|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||700/240; 700/236; 700/237|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 20 인용 특허 : 380|
Products and processes are disclosed for defining at least one inventory group. This at least one inventory group includes at least two products that are available for sale by a vending machine. The vending machine outputs an indication of products that the at least one inventory group includes. The vending machine receiving, from a customer, a selection of a first product that the at least one inventory group includes. The vending machine processes a sale of a unit of the first product and a respective unit of at least one additional product for a singl...
We claim: 1. A method comprising: defining a first inventory group to include a first subset of products available for sale via a vending machine; defining a second inventory group to include a second subset of products available for sale via the vending machine, wherein the first and second subsets are different; outputting an indication of the first subset of products that the first inventory group includes; outputting an indication of the second set of products that the second inventory group includes; receiving, after the outputting of the indicatio...