|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||099/290; 099/280; 099/286|
|§371/§102 date||20050302 (20050302)|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 5 인용 특허 : 4|
A coffee dispensing device is provided with a transport device (300) that couples various components for the processing of unroasted coffee beans together. For example a roaster (200) may be coupled to a grinding and brewing device (400) to enable the transfer of roasted coffee beans between the roaster and grinder/brewer. Also, the transport device may transfer the roasted coffee beans from a roaster to an output port (800) so that roasted coffee beans may be obtained. An automated coffee transaction device (ACTD) is also provided to automate aspects o...
The invention claimed is: 1. A coffee dispensing device, comprising: a roaster to roast a plurality of coffee beans; a grinder coupled to said roaster for grinding said plurality of coffee beans to produce ground coffee; a brewer coupled to said grinder for brewing coffee from said ground coffee; a transport device for coupling said roaster and said grinder for transporting said plurality of coffee beans by the use of a propulsion mechanism, wherein said transport device transports said plurality of coffee beans by the use of a propulsion mechanism usin...