Sometimes, very high-tech technology developed in the lab can be applied to the more mundane world of the supermarket. H.E. Butt, San Antonio, has found that to be the case.
ovement of nuclear materials around the site. That system, used to detect "unusual patterns of movement," was ultimately licensed by Data Ventures, Charlotte, N.C., for retail applications like loyalty card analysis and out-of-stocks, said Terry Montgomery, chief executive officer of Data Ventures.