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Re^2: Bluetooth people presence detector :)

by rinceWind (Monsignor)
on Nov 09, 2006 at 17:21 UTC ( #583165=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Bluetooth people presence detector :)
in thread Bluetooth people presence detector :)

In terms of total people volumes, a company called shoppertrak has been providing technology to do this for at least 10 years.

This used a hidden camera, and the people appeared as fuzzy blobs; it was relatively easy to see how long individuals are dwelling at a particular shelf or display. Camera technology has definitely come a long way in the last 10 years, so there are probably many more features available today. I've been out of that sector since May 1997.

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