ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- Wegmans Food Markets here plans to test voice-directed picking technology in the fresh food area at its distribution center here this fall. The test will run through the end of the year. Voice-directed picking uses radio frequency technology to direct warehouse selectors during order fulfillment. The technology, worn by selectors, resembles a Walkman and headphones. A digitally generated voice directs selectors to the items to be picked. "This technology is maturing," ...

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