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WO2002029752A8
A remote data acquisition, transmission and analysis system including handheld wireless equipment to obtain operational data and the status of remote machines is disclosed. A plurality of application controllers are interfaced with the r...  
WO2001088874A3
A method and system for communicating data between a network operations center and a remote device is described. Vending machine state information is communicated between a vending site and a network operations center using a delta schem...  
WO/2002/056211A2
The invention relates to a system for vending prepaid products, comprising a central data bank (2) and at least one vending device (4), provided with a data memory, that can be interlinked via a telecommunication link (3). The aim of the...  
WO2001065495A3
A coin escrow apparatus for use with a pay telephone includes a frame defining accept and reject coin paths, and including a toggle mechanism for the temporary storage of coins independent of coin size and thickness, a coin accept gate m...  
WO2001029734A8  
WO2002003340A8
In an article vending machine, a hose (220) for extracting the articles whereby a positioning mechanism (233, 243) is used to move the end (221) of the hose in a given plane. A drive mechanism (508) then moves the free end of the hose al...  
WO2001091071A3
An article handling apparatus embodied, for example, as a vending machine, includes a controllably positioned hose dispenser for retrieving articles from an article storage area. A hose is continuous from a first end located within a hos...  
WO/2002/043013A1
An acceptor-dispenser validator system for accepting bills, vouchers, scrip and/or currency into, and for distributing currency or a currency equivalent from, an electronic gaming machine or alternative type of customer service device is...  
WO2001086602A3
A selection method and mechanism which causes multiple products from one or more vending machines to be dispensed through use of a single selection. The single selection mechanism can be the use of a single button either dedicated to thi...  
WO/2002/038101A2
A medication dispensing system includes a medicine cabinet having a plurality of compartments for containing supplies of different kinds of medications to be accessed by a healthcare attendant for preparing individual medication dosages ...  
WO2001004771A3
The invention relates to a system for carrying out transactions using terminals that basically enable the execution of a plurality of different transactions. To this end, the terminals (10, 11) are connected to at least one node computer...  
WO2001096142A3
An article dispensing apparatus, as in a vending machine (10), including a controllably positioned suction hose dispenser (220) for retrieving articles (223) from a storage area (215). In one embodiment, a sensor (600) having an output (...  
WO2001095276A3  
WO/2002/029752A2
A remote data acquisition, transmission and analysis system including handheld wireless equipment to obtain operational data and the status of remote machines is disclosed. A plurality of application controllers are interfaced with the r...  
WO/2002/025552A2
A vending machine (1) is housed in a light, yet sturdy enclosure (2) made of an external sheet metal shell (18) and an internal seamless plastic liner (22) between which a volume of expanded synthetic foam material is injected. One or mo...  
WO/2002/025610A1
The MP 3 jukebox can be realised as an autonomous apparatus in the wall-mountable, desk or self-supportable version, but it can also be combined with a dart-apparatus, computer based cash register, video or computer games.Its operatin is...  
WO2001084510A3
A series of staggered, overlapping coin carousels with coin stalls that receive coins, drive motors that operate to rotate the carousels and position the coin stalls so that the coins can be transferred between the carousels, and coin tr...  
WO/2002/025602A1
A machine (1) suitable to sell, through a confirmation printed on a paper-voucher or recorded on a CD support, services in general and listed products as selected by users. It consists of an assembly of systems and multimedia apparatuses...  
WO2001071680A3
Certain embodiments include a method and apparatus controlling a financial access vending machine. The financial access vending machine contains a user identifying interface subsystem and a local user access profile collection. Certain e...  
WO2001071682A3
Certain embodiments include a method and apparatus of directing profile presentations across a network of vending machines controlled by a vending system server comprised of vending system server process and a process on each of the vend...  
WO2001091069A3
Methods of machine vending with a third party are disclosed. The third party issues an authorization code that prevents a computerized vending machine ("CVM") from being shut down automatically, or a de-authorization code that causes the...  
WO/2002/019279A1
The present invention provides a vending system (1) for selling products or services to purchasers having mobile communicators (2) enabled to a wireless internet connection (7), and comprises: - means to permit a customer to communicate ...  
WO/2002/019285A2
The above objects are achieved in an illustrated embodiment of an article dispensing apparatus embodied, for example, as a vending machine, including a controllably positioned suction hose dispenser for retrieving articles from a storage...  
WO/2002/019281A2
Aspects of the invention are found in a method for collecting information associated with a vending machine. The method has the steps of detecting a vending event associated with the vending machine; storing a dataset stored in a standar...  
WO/2002/015038A1
An item dispensing system (144) having an item dispenser (149), a controller (145) and a fault store (154) for storing fault thresholds and faults. A true state of a fault is stored in the fault store in response to an operating state of...  
WO/2002/012112A2
A remote data acquisition and transmission system and method are dislosed. A plurality of application controllers are disclosed. A plurality of application controllers are interfaced with remote beverage dispensing equipment from which o...  
WO/2002/008980A1
An electronic money transaction system in which electronic money data about the repayment amount is created in response to a demand for repayment sent from a user, and the data is sent directly to an IC card. Therefore the user can recei...  
WO/2002/003340A1
In an article vending machine, a hose (220) for extracting the articles whereby a positioning mechanism (233, 243) is used to move the end (221) of the hose in a given plane. A drive mechanism (508) then moves the free end of the hose al...  
WO/2002/001525A2
An article storage container, comprising a bin for storing in an a columnar manner, articles to be dispensed from a dispensing end of the bin. A plurality of article supporting intrusions positioned in a spaced manner along at least a po...  
WO/2002/001529A1
The invention concerns a procedure and an arrangement for attendance-free retail trade. The arrangement comprises a space (2) closed by a door (4) and provided for the exposure of goods (6). Within the space cameras (7) are present for r...  
WO/2001/099378A1
A method for real-time authentication or authorization of a user (1) of a secured system (3) is based on using two authentication channels and an authentication device (4) from which the secured system can request authentication or autho...  
WO/2001/096142A2
An article dispensing apparatus, as in a vending machine (10), including a controllably positioned suction hose dispenser (220) for retrieving articles (223) from a storage area (215). In one embodiment, a sensor (600) having an output (...  
WO/2001/095276A2
In an article vending machine, a hose (220) for extracting the articles whereby a positioning mechanism (233, 243) is used to move the end (221) of the house in a given plane. A drive mechanism (508) then moves the free end of the hose a...  
WO2001011578A3
The present invention relates generally to improvements in article handling, such as in vending machines, and more particularly, to improvements in methods and apparatus for handling articles using a vacuum-type product lifting/dispensin...  
WO/2001/093211A1
The storage includes a set of discoidal elements or partitions (2) parallel to one another forming a cylindrical body (1) that is totally open and has a horizontal longitudinal axis. The partitions or elements (2) define slots (3) for th...  
WO/2001/091069A2
Methods of machine vending with a third party are disclosed. The third party issues an authorization code that prevents a computerized vending machine ('CVM') from being shut down automatically, or a de-authorization code that causes the...  
WO/2001/091071A2
An article handling apparatus embodied, for example, as a vending machine, includes a controllably positioned hose dispenser for retrieving articles from an article storage area. A hose is continuous from a first end located within a hos...  
WO/2001/091067A1
The invention relates to a device for detecting the presence of articles in a space, comprising: means for determining a location for each of the articles in the space; and a detector arranged at each location for detecting the presence ...  
WO/2001/088874A2
A method and system for communicating data between a network operations center and a remote device is described. Vending machine state information is communicated between a vending site and a network operations center using a delta schem...  
WO/2001/086602A2
A selection method and mechanism which causes multiple products from one or more vending machines to be dispensed through use of a single selection. The single selection mechanism can be the use of a single button either dedicated to thi...  
WO/2001/084510A2
A series of staggered, overlapping coin carousels with coin stalls that receive coins, drive motors that operate to rotate the carousels and position the coin stalls so that the coins can be transferred between the carousels, and coin tr...  
WO/2001/071680A2
Certain embodiments include a method and apparatus controlling a financial access vending machine. The financial access vending machine contains a user identifying interface subsystem and a local user access profile collection. Certain e...  
WO/2001/071682A2
Certain embodiments include a method and apparatus of directing profile presentations across a network of vending machines controlled by a vending system server comprised of vending system server process and a process on each of the vend...  
WO/2001/069552A1
An automatic vending apparatus having a product ordering window to input pruchaser's orders of various goods for automatic purchasing processes, a payment approving window to approve the payment for the ordered goods, a product dischargi...  
WO/2001/069554A1
The invention relates to an on-line e-commerce system using automatic vending apparatuses with a product supply unit to store, extract and discharge out a variety of goods and a control computer to control all the automatic operations of...  
WO/2001/069553A1
An automatic vending system having at least more than one product discharging unit to automatically sell a variety of goods, the system including: a card issuing unit for automatically issuing a personal ID card to distinguish one purcha...  
WO/2001/065495A2
A coin escrow apparatus for use with a pay telephone includes a frame defining accept and reject coin paths, and including a toggle mechanism for the temporary storage of coins independent of coin size and thickness, a coin accept gate m...  
WO/2001/063450A1
An item dispensing system (29) has a plurality of item dispensers (149) at different retail locations (147). The item dispensers (149) have processors for collecting data relating to the items dispensed. A host computer (161) in electric...  
WO/2001/051143A1
A gaming machine (10) includes a controller for controlling operation of the machine (10), a primary display (16) is provided on which a game to be played is displayed. A secondary display (18) is also provided on which a scorecard (22),...  
WO/2001/046016A1
A system and method for providing a sequence of individualized custom doses (32) according to a temporal dosing schedule. The individualized doses are delivered in a package (34) or packages, with each individualized custom dose comprisi...  

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