Innovation Trail & Awards Shortlist


We were presented with a record number of entries for this years RBTE Innovation Trail & Awards, sponsored by Aptos.

Our independent judging panel had to make some tough decisions to decide on a shortlist from all the excellent entries.

Congratulations to all those that made the list and thank you to all those who entered. Plus, a special thanks to our judges for their time and expertise.

[Ordered A-Z]


Checkpoint Systems EVOLVE-Store™
Infrared Integrated Systems ltd Vector 4D
itim VIP app
Klarna Klarna Checkout, Klarna Payments Bots Platform, Smart Bots (including bots for SAP applications), and Messaging Platform
MariElla Labels Oy EllaFashion 
Omnico Group Retail Mobile Self-scan App, powered by Omnico.
Qmatic UK Ltd Qmatic M8
SmartPixels Projected Augmented Reality
Tag Retail Systems Tap&Tag
Toshiba Retail Touchless Checkout
Tubular Systems Limited Tubular System
Tulip Retail  Tulip Retail Mobile Associate App
Tyco Integrated Fire & Security Tyco Retail RFID Fitting Room
Xhockware, S.A  YouBeep
Zebra Technologies Zebra SmartSense™ for Retail

Each shortlisted entry will be featured in the Innovation Trail at RBTE, and highlighted on the ‘Winners Wall’, with the overall winner being announced at RBTE on the first day (Monday 8th May) at the Dilax Big Party in the  gloodoo Champagne Bar at 4.45pm.


The judging panel

The independent judging panel of experts included: Marcel Borlin, Chief Technology Officer, Carpetright; Jason Cook,  Head of IT, Neal's Yard Remedies; Kash Ghedia, Head of Technology, Dixons Carphone; Chris Hughes, Consultant; Brian Kilcourse, Managing Partner, RSR Research; Keiron Smith, Digital Director, Blackwells and Ian Woosey, CIO, Brakes

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