Changes to Woolworths checkouts to ‘reduce misscans’ will also catch out Australian shoppers who ‘fake swipe’ to bag groceries without paying.
The supermarket said it would try to cut out errors and stealing by installing powerful new surveillance systems that record customers at any checkout.
Shoppers were concerned by in-store signs warning they could be filmed, especially over use of cameras in self-service lanes.
Woolworths is rolling out big changes to all its checkouts to ‘reduce misscans’ that will also catch out Australian shoppers who try to bag groceries without paying
Woolworths is rolling out surveillance cameras at self-serve and operator-assisted checkouts to reduce incidents of fake swiping
Woolworths said the new camera technology trial was to see if it could help reduce misscans and improve speed for customers through the checkout’.
‘If a misscan occurs, a short video highlights the affected product and customers then have the opportunity to…