The Chipster Zone

Sunday, January 22, 2006

Impending Demand and HyperActive Technologies

Another novel application of impending demand measurement appeared in last Monday’s Cincinnati Enquirer:

http://news.enquirer.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060116/BIZ01/601160321/1076/BIZ

(Thanks to Slashdot for the reference: http://slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=06/01/17/1617245&from=rss)

The first commercial gauge for impending demand is being deployed by HyperActive Technologies at fast food restaurants (see http://www.gohyper.com) where they are using robotic cameras to watch customer flow and control production in the kitchen.

This latest impending demand handler controls elevators in busy high rise office buildings.