05047614 is referenced by 361 patents and cites 6 patents.

In a preferred embodiment, a method and means to aid shopping which includes the use by a consumer of a portable bar code scanner having an electronic memory. The consumer enters desired items into the memory by scanning bar codes on, for example, containers, coupons, advertisements, and pamphlets furnished by a store. The memory is then read by a store terminal which may compile a printed shopping list and/or may transmit the order to a warehouse environment for manual and/or automatic order picking. The memory may be read by the store terminal over a telephone line via a modem.

Title
Method and apparatus for computer-aided shopping
Application Number
300352
Publication Number
5047614
Application Date
August 8, 1989
Publication Date
September 10, 1991
Inventor
James S Bianco
217 Brainard Rd., Enfield, 06082
CT, US
Agent
John H Crozier
IPC
G06F 15/26
G06F 15/24
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