'Sweethearts' Get Video No Sale

June 2009
Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Jun2009, Vol. 46 Issue 6, p14
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The article reports on the use of smart cameras by Big Y Foods Inc., a grocery chain in Massachusetts. The devices have been used to prevent sweethearting, a method in which a cashier gives the goods to friends by obscuring the barcode. The security video system has the capacity to alert the store management regarding the employees' dishonest behavior through the security algorithms embedded in it.


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