In this article, you will learn how to configure or edit the System of Measurement setting for your account. Choose Imperial or Metric to define the measurement system used to display the product specifications in the Catalog App Manager and Catalog Kiosk application. The units of measurement will be adjusted to show product specifications. The default measurement system is Imperial to display product dimensions (height, length, depth) in inches (in) and weight in pounds (lbs). The Metric measurement system displays product specifications in centimeters (cm) and kilograms (kgs).

This will affect the Product Details page and any shared product or cart item communications to shoppers.


Follow the steps to change the metric and imperial settings in the CAM:

1. Log into the Catalog App Manager (CAM) using your email and password credentials. 

2.  Click the Users field in the top right corner of the page. 

3.  Select the Account Settings option in the Users drop-down menu.

4. Use the Unit Measurement System settings to adjust the measurement units that display for products and items in the Catalog Kiosk app.

  • Imperial (default):  Displays dimensions, height, and depth measurements in inches (in). Displays weight measurement in pounds (lbs). 

  • Metric: Displays dimensions, height, and depth measurements in centimeters (cm). Displays weight measurement in kilograms (kgs). 

5.  Click the Save Changes button to update your account settings.

To manually update, follow the instructions below. Otherwise, changes will appear when the Catalog Kiosk app automatically updates overnight.

6. Click the Devices tab in the top navigation.

7. Click the Sync all devices button to update the devices with the new settings.

Catalog App Manager (CAM) View

To view the Unit Measurement System settings that have been configured for your account, navigate to the Products page in the Catalog App Manager (CAM) or use the Specs tab in the Product Details page in the Catalog Kiosk app.

Use the steps below to view the product details in the CAM:

1.  Click the Content tab in the top navigation. 

2.   Select the Product option from the Content drop-down menu.

3. Click a product from the Products page to view the specifications and unit of measurement.

4. Scroll down on the Details tab in the left side menu to review the product specifications. These may include the item dimensions, depth, height, and weight.

Imperial Measurement Units System

Metrics Measurement Units System

Catalog Kiosk App View

The Catalog Kiosk app displays the measurement unit system configuration from the CAM. Use the steps below to access the Product Details page:

1.  Tap a category tile to browse for an item or product.

2.  Tap an item tile from the search results to view the product details.

3. The Product Details page displays the product details. Tap the Specs tab to view the product dimensions and measurements.

NOTE:  Learn how to change the order of the Collections and Items tabs using the Configuring the Preferred Category Order Tab in the Catalog App Manager article.

4.  The product weight and dimensions measurements and units display based on the CAM configuration settings for the account.

Example: Imperial Measurement Units System

Example: Metric Measurement Unit System

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