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    TW 20020104232 2002-03-07
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    TW 554298 2003-09-21

published patent: Apparatus, systems and methods for wireless purchase and on-line inventory management in vending machines

TitleApparatus, systems and methods for wireless purchase and on-line inventory management in vending machines
Priority Date2001-03-12 US 09/803818
Inventors
Issue Date2003
Citation
Taiwan Published Patent Application TW 554298. ROC: Taiwan Patent and Trademark Office, 2003 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/10722/176802

 

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dc.identifier.citationTaiwan Published Patent Application TW 554298. ROC: Taiwan Patent and Trademark Office, 2003en_HK
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/176802-
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_HK
dc.rightsCreative Commons: Attribution 3.0 Hong Kong License For Public Patent Documentsen_US
dc.titleApparatus, systems and methods for wireless purchase and on-line inventory management in vending machinesen_HK
dc.typePatenten_US
dc.description.naturepublished_or_final_versionen_US
dc.contributor.inventorYung, Hon Chingen_HK
dc.contributor.inventorLai, Hon Sengen_HK
dc.contributor.inventorLeung, Kwong Keungen_HK
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