|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|국제특허분류(IPC7판)||H04B-005/00 H04M-001/00 H04Q-007/20|
|미국특허분류(USC)||455/041.1; 455/552.1; 455/526|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 16 인용 특허 : 149|
A wireless interface module interfaces a machine control system, such as a vending machine controller, with one of plural wireless networks through one of plural removably coupled wireless transceivers. Communication between geographically distributed vending machines and a desired wireless network is supported by coupling a transceiver associated with the desired network to the wireless interface module. This advantageously provides flexibility in selecting from one of plural wireless networks for a distributed vending machine so that communication be...
What is claimed is: 1. A method for interfacing a machine controller with a plurality of wireless networks distributed over a geographic area, the method comprising: integrating a wireless interface module with the machine controller, the wireless interface module having a wireless transceiver port capable of interfacing with a plurality of wireless transceivers respectively associated with one of the plurality of wireless networks; deploying the machine controller to a predetermined geographic location; determining one of the plurality of wireless net...