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Geometric modelling for products and fixtures

Products on a shelf are not always just rectangular boxes. Products can also have a complex, three-dimensional shape. These 3D models should be mappable in a space management software, they also influence the space requirements of the products on the shelf. XPace can generate such forms itself or process standard formats (OBJ, WRL, X3D).

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Actual take-up of products and shelves

Nowadays, EAN/UPC/GTIN barcodes can be found on virtually every article in the trade business. The scanners in the POS systems use the barcodes for the price lookup (PLU) and for inventory management. If data is to be collected from an existing shelf in a store, the barcodes can be used for article recognition and shelf positioning.

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