|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||062/060; 062/132; 426/383; 426/393; 053/127; 222/052; 099/334|
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A method and apparatus for defining the processing of an ingredient of a manufactured product, particularly one that is manufactured “one-the-spot” to a consumer's specification, such as ice cream, among other products. A tag encoded on a container for the product carries indicia that, directly or indirectly, define one or more formulations for the product. Apparatus into which the ingredient is loaded sets the processing of ingredients in accordance with the formulations so specified. By connecting the apparatus which is to process the ing...
What is claimed is: 1. Apparatus for controlling the processing of a product, said apparatus comprising a plurality of containers containing various ingredients, wherein at least one of the containers contains an ingredient distinct from another ingredient in at least one of the other containers; a tag associated with each container, each tag including indicia that includes an identification of the ingredient in the associated container; a formulator; delivery means configured to selectively deliver the ingredients in the plurality of containers to the ...