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Photos: Store of the future

The intelligent dressing room is part of the Metro Group's vision of tomorrow's store.
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Dressing room

The intelligent dressing room, shown by Metro Group at CeBit in Hannover, Germany, scans your measurements and lets you see on a projection screen how a piece will look on you. The technology is part of the Metro Group's Future Store Initiative, which brings companies together to envision a technology-driven store of tomorrow.

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Information terminal

A smart information terminal, on display at CeBit as part of Metro Group's Future Store Initiative, helps a would-be customer locate product information.

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Self check-out

Self check-outs are one of the additions that are meant to make the payment process more efficient for shoppers.

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RFID

Radio frequency identification, or RFID, is key to the Metro Group's vision of the future store. RFID tags, which contain special microchips and antennae, are designed to automatically relay precise information about merchandise and its location to computers via radio frequency signals.

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