The future is here! With the iPad shopping trolley!
Finally, the humble supermarket trolley is set to be catapulted into the 21st century, and equipped with an iPad dock and speakers, thanks to a team-up between Sainsburys and Sky.
The supermarket giant and the satellite broadcasting behemoth have come up with the trolley, as a way of plugging the Sky Go online service. The futuristic supertrolley will be trialled at Sainsbury’s in Cromwell Road, West Kensington and if it’s a hit they say it could be sweeping the nation before long.
Not only does it have the iPad dock and speakers, it also has a sensor on its front bumper that will beep if the iPad-watching shopper gets too close to another customer. The trolley will also keep the iPad charged with the help of a solar-powered onboard battery. It sounds like bliss.
Sports fans – would the chance to watch Jeff Stelling bringing you football score updates as you meander around the aisles be enough to persuade you to head to a heaving Sainsbury’s on a Saturday afternoon? Be honest please.