|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||340/568 ; 232/019 ; 235/381 ; 312/287 ; 340/543 ; 340/825.35|
|발명자 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 220 인용 특허 : 13|
A storage device (10) that secures goods from theft and exposure to the elements and that provides a notification that goods have been delivered and/or picked up is disclosed. The storage device (10) includes an enclosure (14) for enclosing the goods and a communication apparatus (16) for providing notification that goods have been delivered or picked up.
[ Having thus described the preferred embodiment of the invention, what is claimed as new and desired to be protected by Letters Patent includes the following:] [1.] A storage device for the delivery and pick-up of goods, the storage device comprising:an enclosure for enclosing the goods, the enclosure including a door, a lock for locking the door, and a lock operator for unlocking the lock, the lock operator including a keypad for permitting entry of an alphanumeric key code; anda communication apparatus operably coupled with the enclosure for controlli...