ABTrack - Track beyond your ability

ABTrack (Automated baggage Track) started as a research project by a group of Computer Science students at Old Dominion University. ABTrack is a CPI (Computer Productivity Initiative) Project. The societal problem ABTrack is trying to solve is:

“Airplanes have a gross maximum weight that must not be exceeded, excess baggage can jeopardize safety”

Where there is a void in exact baggage weight evaluation, a system that accurately gathers this data would provide a greater level of safety by providing pilots a better weight assessment of an aircraft.