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Intelligent plates calculate meal price within one second at a Hefei college [Copy link] 中文

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Post time 2017-10-24 10:36:51 |Display all floors
(China Plus) The photo shows two intelligent cash registers being used in a canteen at Hefei Industrial University, east China's Anhui Province on October 20, 2017. When plates are placed in the payment area, the cash register can automatically calculate the price of the meal. This is the first time that the intelligent dining system has been used in college canteens in Anhui Province. [Photo: VCG]

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The photo shows two intelligent cash registers being used in a canteen at Hefei Industrial University, east China's Anhui Province on October 20, 2017. When plates are placed in the payment area, the cash register can automatically calculate the price of the meal. This is the first time that the intelligent dining system has been used in college canteens in Anhui Province. [Photo: VCG]

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The photo shows two intelligent cash registers being used in a canteen at Hefei Industrial University, Anhui Province on October 20, 2017. They are much bigger in size than a regular cash register. [Photo: VCG]

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The photo shows two intelligent cash registers being used in a canteen at Hefei Industrial University, east China's Anhui Province on October 20, 2017. When plates are placed in the payment area, the cash register can automatically calculate the price of the meal. This is the first time that the intelligent dining system has been used in college canteens in Anhui Province. [Photo: VCG]

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The photo shows two intelligent cash registers being used in a canteen at Hefei Industrial University, Anhui Province on October 20, 2017. The plates have chips embedded underneath that automatically record the price of the dishes. [Photo: VCG]

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A terrorist attack in this canteen would only have to smash all the plates to sow riots, starvation and fear.

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Post time 2017-10-24 16:11:02 |Display all floors
I see a possible abuse of this system. The worker manning the counter serving dishes could give more portions on a lesser price plate. The system cannot capture this dishonesty. Sometimes, it is better not to go overboard with AI unless all possible abuse has been considered and resolved.

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