Wednesday, February 09, 2005

Smart scanner helps elderly shop

"Elderly and housebound residents in Bristol are taking part in the trial of a new device which could help make their weekly grocery shop easier.

A barcode reader is used to scan items from a catalogue - or off tins - and then the order is sent to the supermarket via the phone line.

The order is then delivered to their home by police-vetted drivers."

User Interface Design - Ergonomics

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