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Detecting underweight products in a self-checkout environment

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000206673D
Publication Date: 2011-Apr-29
Document File: 2 page(s) / 25K

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Disclosed are a method and system to detect, at the point of checkout at a self checkout system (SCS), when products are underweight, indicating that a product is damaged or missing items. The system utilizes the existing weight security hardware and modified software.