Walmart applies for smart shopping trolley cart patent
In the networked environment, excessive data collection has caused a lot of people's resentment. But retail giant Wal-Mart believes that the company's biometricsmart shopping cart wheels patents can make technology more useful.
As a practical asset, traditional grocery shopping cart are mainly responsible for helping consumers send goods to the checkout counter. But Wal-Mart's new patent shows that intelligent target shopping cart can also incorporate sensors such as monitoring user heart rate, body temperature, force applied to the handle, oxygen saturation, last time the grip was grasped, and even The speed at which the online shopping cart is implemented.
Wal-Mart asserts that the system can send health checks to help patients or older people who may be in difficulty. Other examples describe connecting a trolley system to a smartphone app to track calorie consumption and other health metrics.