Smart Shopping Based on Internet of Things
This research investigates the use of Internet of Things (IoT) technology for designing and developing smart shopping. The research consists of two parts. The first part focuses on developing smart shopping cart in which a smartphone can be used to record thee events in cart. Events include adding items to the carts, removing items, and replacing items. The technology of edge computing and cloud computing are used to analyze the video, produce shopping bills and support electronic payment. More details about the project can be found in the paper at: https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/9120574
The second focuses on smart shelves in which the quantity of items on markets shelves is continuously determined to allow efficient management of markets. This parts uses load cell sensors and computer vision to determine the quantity and locations of an item in a market. This part has not been published yet.
The project is cooperation between Palestine technical university Kadoorie in Palestine and National Chiao Tung University – Taiwan