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Hardware, Software & Method for using Personal Shopping Bag in Self Checkout Lane

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000197728D
Publication Date: 2010-Jul-20

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Abstract

Disclosed are hardware, software and a method that allow a shopper to use a personal bag in the self-checkout lanes. A shopper would use this method to identify that they have personal bags, weigh them, use them in the bagging area, complete their shopping experience and get a discount for the number of personal bags they have used, if these are offered by the retailer.