|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||369/30 ; 369/32 ; 360/12|
|§371/§102 date||19891025 (19891025)|
|발명자 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 173 인용 특허 : 0|
A vending machine adapted to reproduce audio and video messages relating to the products being dispensed. The video portion of the message is produced by a video synthesizer which displays objects which are animated in response to the audio message. For example, a human-like face can be synthesised, the lips of which move in response to speech being replayed. The vending machine can also be a music juke-box.
A dispenser comprising a. means for storing merchandise b. means for dispensing said merchandise c. means for initiating delivery of said merchandise d. message data storage means for storing messages, said messages relating to said stored merchandise e. means for retrieving said message data f. means for producing audible messages according to the content of said message data g. means for storing data describing graphical objects h. video synthesis means adapted to cause said graphical objects to be displayed on display means; and i. animation means ada...