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특허 상세정보

Wide area network operation's center that sends and receives data from vending machines

국가/구분 United States(US) Patent 등록
국제특허분류(IPC7판) G06F-015/16   
미국특허분류(USC) 709/200; 709/208; 709/250; 709/253; 705/023; 705/063; 700/231; 700/244
출원번호 US-0267254 (1999-03-12)
발명자 / 주소
출원인 / 주소
대리인 / 주소
    Baker Botts L.L.P.
인용정보 피인용 횟수 : 244  인용 특허 : 76
초록

A remote data acquisition and transmission system and method are disclosed. A plurality of application controllers are interfaced with remote equipment from which operation data is acquired by the application controllers. The application controllers communicate with an application host via a local area network, and the application host can communicate with a network operations center using a wide area network interface. In one embodiment, each application controller interfaces with remote equipment that comprises a vending machine.

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1. A remote data acquisition and transmission system, comprising:first and second application controllers, the first application controller interfacing with a first vending machine to acquire operation data from the first vending machine, and the second application controller interfacing with a second vending machine to acquire operation data from tie second vending machine; an application host communicating with at least one of the first and second application controllers via a local area network (LAN) to receive the operation data from the first and se...

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