Thursday, January 11, 2007


Could a tin talk you into having beans for tea?

`If piped music and bleeping scanners get on your nerves at the supermarket, things could be about to get a whole lot worse.

Tins of food could soon be calling out to you from the shelves.

Scientists working on silicon chip technology have developed a tiny plastic screen which could be wrapped around tins, flashing up special offers as shoppers walk past.

If combined with a speaker and mini processor, tins could even call out recipe suggestions.’

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