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iGrocer- A Ubiquitous and Pervasive Smart Grocery Shopping System

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iGrocer- A Ubiquitous and Pervasive Smart Grocery Shopping System
Emerging Smart phones are poised to give a whole new dimension to the way we shop, bank, and go about many of our everyday activities. iGrocer is a smart grocery shopping assistant, that re-defines grocery shopping. It is capable of maintaining nutrition profiles of its users. Particularly useful for elders and disabled shoppers, iGrocer can aid and advice users on what products to buy and what to avoid based on nutrition criteria and price constraints. Implemented on a smart phone with a barcode scanner accessory, iGrocer has a number of killer features that include: (1) ubiquitous shopping list: adding items to the shopping list by different means (e.g. simply scanning them when near empty, scanning and storing manufacturer coupons, planning the weekly menu right on the phone or through the web, and shopping for the necessary ingredient of a particular recipe, (2) quick and assisted in-store shopping: while shopping in the grocery store, iGrocer maps out the shortest shopping path wi...
Sangeetha Shekar, Prashant Nair, Abdelsalam Helal
Added 05 Jul 2010
Updated 05 Jul 2010
Type Conference
Year 2003
Where SAC
Authors Sangeetha Shekar, Prashant Nair, Abdelsalam Helal
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