|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 60 인용 특허 : 10|
A touch-sensitive selection panel structure for a vending machine including a pressure-sensitive membrane-type switch contained between first and second polycarbonate panels comprising the display panel of the vending machine. The touch-sensitive switch configuration is totally transparent to visible light. A product selector window array on the first polycarbonate panel is back-illuminated from within the vending machine with images of the vendable products available, for display in the selector windows on the front face of the vending machine display p...
1. A touch-sensitive selection panel structure for a vending machine for initiating the vend of related products comprising: (a) a first sheet member having transparent areas thereon defining touch-sensitive product selection windows, said first sheet member defining the obverse face of said selection panel; (b) pressure-sensitive switch means disposed directly behind and contiguous to said first sheet member, said switch means being responsive to pressure applied to said product selection windows to generate electrical signals for initiating the ven...