|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 5 인용 특허 : 178|
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 betw...
What is claimed is: 1. A system for interfacing a machine controller with a plurality of wireless networks, the system comprising:a wireless interface module in communication with the machine controller and configured to send and receive wireless signals;a wireless antenna coupled to the wireless interface module; anda multi-drop bus interface associated with the wireless interface module,wherein the wireless interface module is configured to removably couple to and communicate with a plurality of wireless transceivers, each wireless transceiver respecti...