wapside4786 (United Kingdom)
This idea came to me while watching a show on TV about shop lifters. I was observing that shoplifting would not be possible if people knew they would more than likely be caught.

The Idea then hit me: If there was a pressure sensitive tiles/film invented that could weigh the people/items in the shop.

Then when an item is lifted off a shelf the computer system tracks it until the checkout. Each item is scanned and removed from the security list at checkout. If a person fails to pay for an item in the possession the doors fail to open/alarm is sounded.

With a system designed right I should be able to track all customers in the store. Know what item was taken without looking. Get timestamps for security camera videos.

Maybe it is a bit too futuristic.

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