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%FOD% Method to categorize the work item of the sales clerk

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000234616D
Publication Date: 2014-Jan-23
Document File: 1 page(s) / 12K

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Abstract

A program is disclosed which automatically categorizes the work item of the sales clerk.The method utilizes eye gaze from the wearable glasses and also image processing.

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%FOD% Method to categorize the work item of the sales clerk

A program is disclosed which automatically categorizes the work item of the sales clerk.The method utilizes eye gaze from the wearable glasses and also image processing. All the sales clerks wear a Head Mount Display (HMD) device. The moving image, eye gaze,the distance of the eye gaze target item and utterance of each sales clerk is input from the HMD device.

If the distance of the eye gaze target item is over given criteria then the sales clerk is not looking at certain item so the work item can be categorized as "waiting". If the eye gaze of the moving image is capturing a human and it is not recognized as one of the sales clerk then the human can be considered to be a customer. From the time, distace, utterance, recoginized context of the utterance the work item can be categorized as "dealing with customer". If the recognized image is cashier register then the work item can be categorized as "working at cashier". If the recognized image is registered store item, marker, or registerd container then the work item can be categorized as "working with store item". Also further analysis can be performed by accumulated time of each store item. If the recoginized item is price tag, it can be categorized as "dealing with price tag". Further analysis can be performed by accumulated time of each store item.

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