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Technology for stores with no tills checks out | Ireland
Technology for stores with no tills checks out | Ireland


Payment will be taken through facial recognition at a shop due to open in Cork

Alan O’Herlihy, CEO of Everseen, is the son of a Cork grocerCATHAL NOONAN

A shop without checkouts — which stands to be the first of its kind in the world to open to the public — is to open in Cork early in 2018. Everseen, the Irish software company behind the concept, expects to launch seven in total next year.

Shoppers using the stores, called Øline (pronounced “zero line”), can make purchases without encountering any tills. Instead they approve payment for purchases by using an app.

The first convenience shop is due to open on French Church Street, just off Cork’s St Patrick’s Street. Everseen, the Cork-based software company involved, says it is in talks to license Øline to “Ireland’s largest technology campus” and to three of the world’s largest retailers. Everseen anticipates it will be able to…

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