|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|국제특허분류(IPC7판)||A47J-031/44 A47J-031/06 A47J-031/40 B65D-085/804 A47J-031/36|
|우선권정보||EP-10190899 (2010-11-11); EP-11164349 (2011-04-29)|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 0 인용 특허 : 172|
A capsule has an inlet face C formed by a circular section and a bulge section extending from the circular section so that the inlet face C is not symmetric in rotation. The capsule further has an optically readable code on a side wall of a cup-shaped body of the capsule opposite the bulge section. A beverage production machine has a capsule holder for holding the capsule in the beverage production machine so that the optically readable code can be read by a code reader. Liquid can be supplied to the capsule to produce a nutritional product. The opticall...
1. A beverage production machine for preparing a nutritional product, the beverage production machine comprising: a housing;a reservoir for holding a liquid,a capsule holder removably insertable in the housing for holding a capsule containing nutritional ingredients;a liquid injection assembly provided in the housing for supplying the liquid held in the reservoir to the capsule held in the capsule holder; andan optical code reading assembly for reading an optically readable code, wherein the capsule holder is interposed, when inserted in the housing, bet...