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Robots 'to work in supermarkets'

20 December 2013 Last updated at 12:26 GMT

The sound of "please put your item in the bagging area" has often provided irritation to a number of supermarket customers when using computerised check-outs but a new innovation could mean a more personalised service from a robot.

BBC Click's Ian Hardy meets the robot engineered to look after you and your shopping at the check-out.

Watch more clips on the Click website. If you are in the UK you can watch the whole programme on BBC iPlayer.