Published on February 4, 2008
Slide1: A Project of Lahore University of Management Sciences, Pakistan. Contacts: Contacts Tashfeen Suleman [email protected] [email protected] Danial Muhammad Ranjha [email protected] [email protected] Haris Hameed Durrani [email protected] [email protected] Talha Zaman [email protected] [email protected] Team Mentor Dr Zartash Afzal Uzmi [email protected] Having Problems Shopping!: Having Problems Shopping! Can’t find desired item Items sold out Missed the grand sale Difficulty deciding what to buy Mall about to close Wife upset Needle in a hay stack eh? Solution: Shop Easy System Project Advertisement: Project Advertisement Agenda: Agenda What is Shop Easy System? System Design and Implementation Implementation Issues System Demonstration System Cost The Next Step Conclusion Acknowledgements What is Shop Easy?: What is Shop Easy? A Personal Attendant for all Mall Visitors Facilitates Shoppers in Locating Products Helps Real Time Location Detection and Guidance Provides Virtual Shopping Cart (Bag-less Shopping) Schedules Automatic Delivery to Desired Exits A Centralized Transaction System Real Time Announcements for store owners Centralized Transactions (Proposal) Making Shop Easy Work: Making Shop Easy Work Location and Guidance System LAGS Beacons and Handhelds Network RF and Ultrasound Based Location Detection Product Discovery System Wireless Shopping Resource Network Communication Centre Administration Centre Product Transaction and Delivery System Internal Credit Account Product Transaction Product Delivery Location and Guidance System: Location and Guidance System LAGS Implementation: LAGS Implementation Distributed Location Detection Network RF Channel Data Communication (433 MHz) Ultrasound pulses (40 KHz) LAGS Software Implementation: LAGS Software Implementation Sampling Beacon Reading Tuning period Filter beacon readings Determine user location Inform user of location System Platform Opie Linux J2ME JVM Development Tool Java with COMMAPI support Microchip Mplab IDE LAGS Beacon Unit: LAGS Beacon Unit LAGS Handheld Unit: LAGS Handheld Unit LAGS Optimization Technique: LAGS Optimization Technique Portability of Handhelds (iPaq) Mobility, Light Weight, Wireless Capability Decentralized Location Detection User Privacy retained Avoiding RF Data Collisions Random Transmission Scheduling Avoiding Multi-path Interference Efficient Floor Plan Product Delivery System: Product Delivery System Product Discovery System Components : Product Discovery System Components Administration Module Database Centre (Client Server Architecture) System Operator Centre Shopping Resource Network Local Area Network of server/client Database Communication Centre Wireless Access Point Internet Gateway Product Discovery System Optimization Techniques: Product Discovery System Optimization Techniques Fault Tolerance in Database Server Primary and Secondary SQL Databases (MySQL) Load Balancing the Server TCP/IP Application Layer Security Concerns Firewalls on Database Transaction Mechanism (decentralized) Product Transaction and Delivery System: Product Transaction and Delivery System Product Transaction and Delivery Components: Product Transaction and Delivery Components Product Transaction Customer Internal Credit Account Black Box for Daily Records Product Delivery (Bag-less Shopping) Mobile Mall Staff Handle Product Delivery to Preferred Exits Man Power Optimization System automatically informs Mobile Staff of transactions System Demonstration: System Demonstration System Cost: System Cost Conclusion: Conclusion Why Use Shop Easy? For Customers Clearance Sale Spotting Hassle Free Product Location Buy off the cart Bag-less Shopping Experience For Shopping Malls Mall Revenue Generation Innovative Advertisement Technique The Next Step: The Next Step Provide Connectivity through LAGS Ad Hoc Network Integrate with a Video Surveillance System to add security Extend Shop Easy System to offer Multiple Foreign Languages for tourist Remote Access of Services i.e. Printer, Scanner etc. Acknowledgements: Acknowledgements LUMS Media and Arts Society for Demo Video PACE Shopping Mall for their support in testing and filming the project Demonstration and Advertisement. Qazi Hamza Javed and Bilal Siddiqi (Billi) for designing the Project Poster Ashraf, Nooruddin Shah (Roon), Kenan Siddiqi (Kenny), Farhan Arif (Posti), Muneeb Ali, Khawaja Fahad, Farhad Nadeem (Freddy), Jawad (JD), Zaheer, Yasir, Asfar (Lysol), Shahzad and all the others for their encouragement and support.