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특허 상세정보

Article vending machine and method for exchanging an inoperable article for an operable article

국가/구분 United States(US) Patent 등록
국제특허분류(IPC7판) G06Q-030/00    G06F-017/00    G06Q-010/00    G06F-017/30    G06Q-020/00    G07F-011/54    G06Q-010/06    G06Q-020/18    G06Q-020/20    G06Q-030/06   
미국특허분류(USC) 700/237; 700/232; 700/236; 700/241
출원번호 US-0554906 (2009-09-05)
등록번호 US-8996162 (2015-03-31)
발명자 / 주소
출원인 / 주소
대리인 / 주소
    Muraff, James P.
인용정보 피인용 횟수 : 6  인용 특허 : 323

An article vending machine in a network of article vending machines capable of exchanging an inoperable rental article received from a user for an operable replacement article. The article dispensing machine checks customer identification information against one or more customer rental criteria to determine if the customer is eligible to exchange an inoperable article for an operable one. The article vending machine searches for an identical replacement article within an inventory of the machine itself and within inventories of the networked article vend...


1. A method for receiving an inoperable article via an article vending machine and providing a refund for a rental of the inoperable article, the article vending machine having a user interface, a processor, a receptacle, a selector arm, and an inventory of articles housed in the article vending machine, the method comprising the steps of: receiving a command through the user interface requesting to initiate a return of an inoperable article;receiving the inoperable article via the receptacle;engaging the inoperable article at a first position proximate ...

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