[FoRK] Surveillance as quality control

Dave Long dave.long at bluewin.ch
Tue Dec 3 14:07:35 PST 2013


> Basket is relatively
> shallow and bar/2D codes are designed for top-reading so that you  
> just pass
> the basket under a camera before packing the parts so the system can
> cross-check the items against the packing list

cf http://hackaday.com/2013/11/23/oscar-updates-your-grocery-list- 
from-the-trash/
comments include speculation on applications of facial recognition...

-Dave

(In the far-off days before automation, there existed things called  
"spouses" which could stereotypically be relied upon to provide well- 
after-the-fact quality control)



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