|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 4 인용 특허 : 163|
A field asset such as a vending machine includes a coin acceptor, a bill validator, and a card reader all operatively connected to a shared bus. A rich content display device displays color graphics and an extended function adapter (EFA) coupled to the shared bus includes a rich content agent (RCA) to manage rich content displayed on the display. The RCA may include a content management agent (CMA) coupled to a rich content player that executes rich content file for display on the display device. The EFA may include a cashless agent to generate procedura...
What is claimed is: 1. A vending machine, comprising:a coin acceptor, a bill validator, and a card reader all operatively connected to a shared multi-drop bus (MDB);a rich content display device operable to display color graphics;an MDB-compliant extended function adapter (EFA) operatively coupled to the shared MDB bus, wherein the EFA includes a rich content agent (RCA) operable to manage rich content displayed on the display device, wherein the RCA comprises a structural file providing a mapping between directives indicative of a state of the vending m...