Touch the Soil News #1141 (Feature photo – Walmart – CCO 1.0 Universal Public Domain)
Walmart has filed a patent for what is called a Biometric Feedback Cart Handle. The idea is shopping carts with new handles that can track your heart rate, temperature, grip and walking speed. If you are out of some pre-determined pattern, Walmart can choose to alert emergency medical responders. Why would Walmart care about how you feel without something in it for them?