MUNICH, Germany (FNS) -- Self-scanning trials are under way at a growing number of food retailers worldwide. But hurdles involving security and cost issues must still be solved before the technology gains widespread acceptance, according to speakers at a CIES conference here last month. The conference, "The Critical Role of I.T. in Transforming Business Process," attracted about 130 attendees from 16 countries, about half of whom were food retailers. Speakers included vendors, consultants ...

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