The first automated supermarket 1948

Welcome to the first automated grocery store in the United States. As you know, people and technology were not ready for this yet.

 The first automated supermarket

We are in Memphis, Tennessee, in 1948, the store Keedoozle. Clarence Saunders patented the concept of “self-service shops ” still in 1917.

 The first automated supermarket

 The first automated supermarket

 The first automated supermarket

The sample of your product exhibited in small windows made of glass, and the buyer chooses his product with a key that was issued to him at the entrance.

 The first automated supermarket

That’s what was hidden behind a screen automation. Ordinary people that are periodically made mistakes.

 The first automated supermarket

 The first automated supermarket

Product traveled through the long trench and all that are buzzing, beating and thundered.

 The first automated supermarket

 The first automated supermarket

 The first automated supermarket