US 11,657,689 B1
Customized retail environments
Aaron M. McDaniel, Seattle, WA (US); Nirmal Doshi, Bothell, WA (US); Nathan P. O'Neill, Snohomish, WA (US); Joel Stirling, Everett, WA (US); Joseph W. Chauvin, Sammamish, WA (US); Nir Charny, Redmond, WA (US); Kaigene Jennifer Lin, Bellevue, WA (US); and Spencer Ralph Dodge, Covington, WA (US)
Assigned to Amazon Technologies, Inc., Seattle, WA (US)
Filed by Amazon Technologies, Inc., Seattle, WA (US)
Filed on Mar. 2, 2020, as Appl. No. 16/806,573.
Int. Cl. G06Q 30/06 (2012.01); G08B 13/24 (2006.01); G08B 13/14 (2006.01); G06Q 20/10 (2012.01); G06V 20/52 (2022.01)
CPC G08B 13/2462 (2013.01) [G06Q 20/102 (2013.01); G06V 20/52 (2022.01); G08B 13/1472 (2013.01); G08B 13/246 (2013.01); G08B 13/248 (2013.01); G08B 13/2454 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A system comprising:
one or more processors; and
one or more computer-readable media storing instructions that, when executed by the one or more processors, cause the one or more processors to perform operations comprising:
determining an account associated with a user;
receiving, from an electronic device that is associated with a scale, order data representing at least:
a first time;
an identifier of an item;
a weight of the item; and
a price of the item that is based at least in part on the weight;
receiving image data generated by a camera, the image data representing at least an area at which the scale is located;
analyzing the image data to determine that the user was positioned at the scale at a second time;
determining that the second time is within a threshold period of time to the first time;
confirming, based at least in part on the second time being within the threshold period of time to the first time, that the user placed the item on the scale;
storing at least a portion of the order data in association with the account determining that the user is exiting the facility; and
based at least in part on determining that the user is exiting the facility, charging a payment instrument of the user for at least the price of the item.