Science of Shopping: Cameras and Software that Track our Shopping Behavior – Science Nation



Go into any grocery store and cameras may be watching you. These cameras are not looking for thieves, they’re looking for shoppers! The cameras are focused …

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3 Replies to “Science of Shopping: Cameras and Software that Track our Shopping Behavior – Science Nation”

  1. If you are in a store that has this technology, change up your normal behavior. Walk down an aisle the opposite way you normally would. Choose a different product on purpose.

  2. Not sure if I like the idea of this. As interesting as this topic seems I see the results being used to to make products more attractive and the 'shopping experience' more enjoyable. As it stands a lot of people shop for what is cheap or for what is popular and little emphasis seems to be placed on what is good for the person or good for the ecosystem. I can see larger corporations paying for more attention while the competitors have to settle for the less trafficked locations. Just my thoughts.

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