A low-cost radio for an electronic price label system

  title={A low-cost radio for an electronic price label system},
  author={James G. Evans and R. Anthony Shober and Stephen A. Wilkus and Gregory A. Wright},
  journal={Bell Labs Technical Journal},
Point-of-sale (POS) terminals, electronic cash registers, computers, bar-code scanners, and many other products are being used today to automate the retail business. One difficult-to-automate process, however, is ensuring that the prices shown on store shelves agree with those displayed and registered at the checkout counter. In most supermarkets, paper price labels are still manually applied to shelves and display areas. This process leaves much to be desired because it is a costly, labor… CONTINUE READING


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