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Title:
VENDING MACHINE AND VENDING METHOD AND VENDING SYSTEM THEREFOR
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2019/154087
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
A vending machine (100) and a vending method and vending system (1000) therefor, the vending machine (100) comprising a machine body (10), a door body (20), and at least one layer of shelves (30) and a weighing device (40) that are installed inside the machine body (10). The vending method comprises: collecting the weight of products on a shelf before and after vending (S1); calculating the difference of the change between the weight of the products on the shelf before vending and the weight of the products on the shelf after vending (S2); and if the difference of the change is less than a first weight change threshold, issuing an alarm prompt (S3), wherein the first weight change threshold is less than or equal to zero. Using the present invention may promptly determine the misplacement and replacement of the products without relying on an RFID tag.

Inventors:
DAI, Jiang (2F Building G2, No. 198 Ming Zhu Avenue High-Tech Zon, Hefei Anhui 1, 230601, CN)
JI, Tao (2F Building G2, No. 198 Ming Zhu Avenue High-Tech Zon, Hefei Anhui 1, 230601, CN)
ZHANG, Jielong (2F Building G2, No. 198 Ming Zhu Avenue High-Tech Zon, Hefei Anhui 1, 230601, CN)
LV, Xiufeng (2F Building G2, No. 198 Ming Zhu Avenue High-Tech Zon, Hefei Anhui 1, 230601, CN)
Application Number:
CN2019/072838
Publication Date:
August 15, 2019
Filing Date:
January 23, 2019
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
HEFEI MIDEA INTELLIGENT TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD (2F Building G2, No. 198 Ming Zhu Avenue High-Tech Zon, Hefei Anhui 1, 230601, CN)
HEFEI HUALING CO., LTD. (No. 176, Jin Xiu Road Hefei Economic and Technological Development Are, Hefei Anhui 1, 230601, CN)
International Classes:
G07F11/00; G06K17/00
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
TSINGYIHUA INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LLC (Room 301 Trade Building, ZhaolanyuanTsinghua University, Qinghuayuan, Haidian District, Beijing 4, 100084, CN)
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