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WIPO Patent Application WO/2019/107031
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The present invention addresses the problem of achieving, with a simple and easy configuration, a vending machine in which the degree of freedom in the layout of products is high, and the number of inventory products can be measured accurately. The vending machine is provided with: a belt conveyor which constitutes a portion of a column for storing products and can transport the stored products along the column; and a control unit for controlling the operation of the belt conveyor, wherein the control unit acquires a movement amount of a belt of the belt conveyor and calculates the number of the products stored in the column on the basis of the acquired movement amount of the belt, which moves when the products are transported.

IBE Takaya (Ltd. Tsukiji MF Building No.26.4F,2-12-10 Tsukiji,Chuo-k, Tokyo 45, 〒1040045, JP)
HASHIMOTO Takashi (Ltd. Tsukiji MF Building No.26.4F,2-12-10 Tsukiji,Chuo-k, Tokyo 45, 〒1040045, JP)
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Publication Date:
June 06, 2019
Filing Date:
October 25, 2018
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V-SYNC CO.,LTD. (Tsukiji MF Building No.26, 4F2-12-10 Tsukiji,Chuo-k, Tokyo 45, 〒1040045, JP)
International Classes:
G07F9/00; G07F5/22; G07F11/58
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
EBISU INTERNATIONAL PATENT OFFICE (Gate City Ohsaki, East Tower 22F11-2 Osaki 1-chome,Shinagawa-k, Tokyo 32, 〒1410032, JP)
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