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1. (WO2018183272) SMART APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR RETAIL WORK FLOW MANAGEMENT

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/183272    International Application No.:    PCT/US2018/024487
Publication Date: Fri Oct 05 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Wed Mar 28 01:59:59 CEST 2018
IPC: G06F 17/30
G06K 7/14
G06Q 10/06
G06Q 20/32
H04L 29/06
H04W 4/02
Applicants: WALMART APOLLO, LLC
Inventors: LEE, Ryan
BLACKNER, Joseph
CERDA Jr., Santos
MATTINGLY, Todd D.
Title: SMART APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR RETAIL WORK FLOW MANAGEMENT
Abstract:
In some embodiments, apparatuses and methods are provided herein useful for accessing and advancing a work flow for a product. Pursuant to this, a wearable smart device can be utilized by users to access a work flow for a particular product, which can include identification, source, and destination information. The wearable smart device can include a hands-free user input so that the user can send a signal to advance the work flow upon completion of a task. The wearable smart device can further passively observe operations by the user to collect data regarding the products.