Amid the panic and confusion caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the San Diego-based tech company Indyme, who specialise in shopper engagement and loss prevention, are making social distancing easier to follow inside shops selling essential items, such as groceries and pharmacies.
SmartDome is a battery-operated device that monitors an area in store and when it detects people in that area, announces a message reminding them to maintain a safe social distance.
Indyme’s launch of the SmartDome comes as essential retailers, such as grocery stores and pharmacies, address consumer’s concerns during the pandemic. According to the CDC, COVID-19 appears to spread between people who are within 6 feet of each other, which has led to widespread social distancing efforts across the U.S.
That same voice calling for a cleanup in the produce aisle may also start telling people to break it up. With social distancing currently a top priority of retailers in the current environment, a supplier of shopper engagement and loss prevention technologies has flipped the script, now making devices that heighten real-time awareness of social … Continue reading Breakup In Aisle Three: Retail Tech Goes The Distance