Patent History
  • Application
    US 09/803818 2001-03-12
  • Publication
    US 2002128932 2002-09-12

published 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
Priority Date2001-03-12 US 09/803818
Inventors
Issue Date2002
Citation
US Published patent application US 2002128932. Washington, DC: US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), 2002 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/10722/176828

 

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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
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dc.rightsCreative Commons: Attribution 3.0 Hong Kong License For Public Patent Documentsen_US
dc.titleWireless purchase and on-line inventory apparatus and method for vending machinesen_HK
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dc.contributor.inventorYung Hon Chingen_HK
dc.contributor.inventorLeung Kwong Keungen_HK
dc.contributor.inventorLai Hon Sengen_HK
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