|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||364/479.01 ; 364/479.01 ; 364/479.11 ; 705/016|
|발명자 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 198 인용 특허 : 9|
A vending machine for purchasing selected items by a customer. The vending machine includes a dispensing assembly for dispensing an item and a selector assembly connected to the dispensing assembly. A computer assembly having a central computer, video display screen and a modem is connected to and actuated by the selector for connecting the computer to an internet site and displaying a received transmission on the video screen in response to a purchased item.
[ What is claimed is:] [1.] A vending machine for sale of items selected by a customer, said vending machine including a door for retrofitting an existing vending machine, said door comprising:a storage unit for storing a plurality of items for sale and a dispensing mechanism for dispensing the items from said storage unit;a selector device for selecting one or more of said items for sale by a customer;a payment-control device for receiving and detecting an amount of payment required for sale of an item and for actuating said dispensing mechanism when a ...