|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|국제특허분류(IPC7판)||B65B-001/04 A47J-031/46 B67D-001/08 B67D-001/12 A47J-031/44 B67D-003/00|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 0 인용 특허 : 39|
A beverage forming method and system in which a carafe with an associated magnetic element is positionable at a carafe receiving area. One of a protrusion and a first recess is associated with the carafe and the other of the protrusion and the first recess is associated with a housing. The housing includes a detector arranged to detect the presence of the magnetic element when the protrusion is inserted into the first recess. Beverage formation of an amount greater than a threshold volume is enabled when the detector detects the magnetic element.
1. A beverage forming apparatus, the apparatus comprising: a beverage carafe having a body defining an interior space for holding a beverage, an opening through which the beverage is dispensable into the interior space, and a magnetic element associated with a lower portion of the carafe;a housing having a carafe receiving area to receive the carafe and in which the carafe is associated with the housing to receive the beverage dispensed into the opening;a protrusion associated with a lower side portion of one of the carafe and the housing;a first recess ...