|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||222/1 ; 222/30 ; 222/37 ; 222/641|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 107 인용 특허 : 0|
A separate spout is attached to each open bottle in a tavern with each spout having a magnetically operable valve to control the flow of liquor from the bottle. A transponder is provided in each spout transmits an unique identification code. To pour liquor from a bottle, an actuator is placed over the spout. An interrogator coupled to an interrogator coil in the actuator for sending an activation signal to the transponder and thereafter reads the identification code. A memory provides a group of storage locations for each of the plurality of spouts. The ...
A method for dispensing liquid from a bottle having a spout with a magnetically operated valve and a transponder, said method comprising steps of: placing an actuator in proximity to the spout; interrogating the transponder to obtain an identification code that is unique to the spout; energizing the actuator for a predetermined period of time to produce a magnetic field that causes the valve to open; storing in a memory information which indicates a quantity of liquid that was dispensed from the bottle while the valve was opened; and calculating from the...