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  Patent History
  • Granted
    ROC 187512 2004-02-04

Patent: Wireless Purchase And On-line Inventory Apparatus And Method For Vending Machines

TitleWireless Purchase And On-line Inventory Apparatus And Method For Vending Machines
Granted PatentROC 187512
Granted Date2004-02-04
Inventors
Issue Date2004
Citation
Taiwan Published Patent Application ROC 187512. ROC: Taiwan Patent and Trademark Office, 2004 How to Cite?
AbstractThe present invention relates to an apparatus and a method for wireless purchase of merchandise from a vending machine by using a cellular mobile phone. The present invention permits a cellular mobile phone user to dial a sequence of code on the phone to invoke the vending machine to dispense merchandise, where payment is charged to the mobile phone account. The present invention also relates to an apparatus and a method for on-line inventory management. With on-line inventory management, the present invention provides high efficient operation, reduced operation cost, and just-in-time service and merchandise delivery. The present invention further relates to an apparatus and a method that allow both on-line inventory management and wireless purchase of merchandise in a vending machine.
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/142131

 

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dc.date.accessioned2011-10-19T06:30:04Z-
dc.date.available2011-10-19T06:30:04Z-
dc.date.issued2004-
dc.identifier.citationTaiwan Published Patent Application ROC 187512. ROC: Taiwan Patent and Trademark Office, 2004-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/142131-
dc.description.abstractThe present invention relates to an apparatus and a method for wireless purchase of merchandise from a vending machine by using a cellular mobile phone. The present invention permits a cellular mobile phone user to dial a sequence of code on the phone to invoke the vending machine to dispense merchandise, where payment is charged to the mobile phone account. The present invention also relates to an apparatus and a method for on-line inventory management. With on-line inventory management, the present invention provides high efficient operation, reduced operation cost, and just-in-time service and merchandise delivery. The present invention further relates to an apparatus and a method that allow both on-line inventory management and wireless purchase of merchandise in a vending machine.en_US
dc.rightsCreative Commons: Attribution 3.0 Hong Kong License For Public Patent Documents-
dc.titleWireless Purchase And On-line Inventory Apparatus And Method For Vending Machinesen_US
dc.typePatenten_US
dc.identifier.emailLeung, Kwong Keung:en_US
dc.identifier.emailYung, Nelson Hon Ching:nyung@eee.hku.hken_US
dc.identifier.authorityYung, Nelson Hon Ching=rp00226en_US
dc.contributor.inventorYung, Nelson Hon Chingen_US
dc.contributor.inventorLeung, Kwong Keungen_US
dc.contributor.inventorLai, Hon Sengen_US
patents.identifier.grantedROC 187512en_US
patents.description.countryTaiwanen_US
patents.date.granted2004-02-04en_US
patents.identifier.hkutechidEEE-2000-00043-2en_US
patents.description.ccTWen_HK

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