|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 53 인용 특허 : 19|
Food and beverage containers with attached or connected transponders. In one embodiment, relatively inexpensive passive transponders are used and are embedded or otherwise attached to the food and beverage containers. A transponder exciter is placed in or near the food or beverage dispenser for energizing the transponder on the food or beverage container, and for discerning information therefrom. Alternatively, active transponders can be used and an non-exciter reader can be used. The information from the containers can be used to track the containers an...
1. A food or beverage container, comprising: a body constructed to hold a consumable material; and a transponder connected to the body, the transponder being constructed to emit an RF transponder signal to a dispenser to automatically commence dispensing of the consumable material, the RF transponder signal having information about the consumable material including a predetermined quantity and quality of the consumable material ordered by a customer and to be dispensed by the dispenser, the transponder having a memory capable of being programmed with...