MetaGo was a MetaSwitch Networks "Vacathon" (3-day-long hackathon) project
with the aim of automating canteen transactions.
First, it identified people by comparing them against a database of company directory pictures. Then, it captured the barcodes of the items they took and charged them the approptiate amount.
The backend used the Django framework with WhiteNoise for serving static files and gunicorn as a WSGI. The code was deployed on Heroku with an AWS server hosting the PostgreSQL database. The libraries we utilised were;