The long queues at supermarkets or retail stores may end soon with Raptor checkout technology hitting the stores soon.
The RAPTOR (Retail Application Prototype Testing of Operational Robotics) system is a new checkout technology for local grocery stores, super markets and any retail stores that will automatically scan each item robotically, dramatically speeding up the checkout time.
The system uses advanced high performance 360-degree imaging technology that automatically recognize items by using advanced image recognition that auto-learns each store item.
That will end your weekly trip to get milk, eggs, and bread struggling to overcome queues will never be the same. The first one will be seen in Chicagoland on Friday.
ECR Software Corporation, a North Carolina-based retail automation firm, that is introducing RAPTOR, said Cosmopolitan Marketplace in Aurora will have 10 RAPTOR lanes to be open on Friday July 10.
The RAPTOR recognizes items by using advanced image recognition that auto-learns each store item that enables a seamless, checkout transaction experience for customers.
With its several patent-pending features, the company said cashier voice control and command system enable cashiers to keep hands free for bagging or manual exception handling while still managing the customer’s checkout experience with a consumer guidance system that displays transaction prompts and real-time virtual receipt once the customer places items on the belt.
However, RAPTOR is an accelerated checkout lane, not self-checkout. “They’re no longer spending 99% of their time scanning the items,” says Pete Catoe, Founder, President, and CEO of ECRS. “They’re spending their time bagging the items… correctly and enhancing the overall consumer experience. You’ve probably experienced times where your meat products were bagged with chemicals. That won’t happen with our system.”