GB2172720B - A system for collecting data from a vending machine - Google Patents

A system for collecting data from a vending machine

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Publication number
GB2172720B
GB2172720B GB08600902A GB8600902A GB2172720B GB 2172720 B GB2172720 B GB 2172720B GB 08600902 A GB08600902 A GB 08600902A GB 8600902 A GB8600902 A GB 8600902A GB 2172720 B GB2172720 B GB 2172720B
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Prior art keywords
system
vending machine
collecting data
collecting
data
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GB08600902A
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GB2172720A (en
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David Eglise
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Mars Inc
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Mars Inc
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    • GPHYSICS
    • G07CHECKING-DEVICES
    • G07FCOIN-FREED OR LIKE APPARATUS
    • G07F11/00Coin-freed apparatus for dispensing, or the like, discrete articles
    • G07F11/002Coin-freed apparatus for dispensing, or the like, discrete articles where the dispenser is part of a centrally controlled network of dispensers
    • GPHYSICS
    • G07CHECKING-DEVICES
    • G07FCOIN-FREED OR LIKE APPARATUS
    • G07F5/00Coin-actuated mechanisms; Interlocks
    • G07F5/18Coin-actuated mechanisms; Interlocks specially adapted for controlling several coin-freed apparatus from one place
    • GPHYSICS
    • G07CHECKING-DEVICES
    • G07FCOIN-FREED OR LIKE APPARATUS
    • G07F9/00Details other than those peculiar to special kinds or types of apparatus
    • G07F9/02Devices for alarm or indication, e.g. when empty; Advertising arrangements in coin-freed apparatus
    • G07F9/026Devices for alarm or indication, e.g. when empty; Advertising arrangements in coin-freed apparatus for alarm, monitoring and auditing in vending machines or means for indication, e.g. when empty
    • GPHYSICS
    • G07CHECKING-DEVICES
    • G07FCOIN-FREED OR LIKE APPARATUS
    • G07F9/00Details other than those peculiar to special kinds or types of apparatus
    • G07F9/08Counting total of coins inserted
GB08600902A 1982-10-18 1986-01-15 A system for collecting data from a vending machine Expired GB2172720B (en)

Priority Applications (2)

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GB8229654 1982-10-18
GB08600902A GB2172720B (en) 1982-10-18 1986-01-15 A system for collecting data from a vending machine

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GB08600902A GB2172720B (en) 1982-10-18 1986-01-15 A system for collecting data from a vending machine

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GB8600902D0 GB8600902D0 (en) 1986-02-19
GB2172720A GB2172720A (en) 1986-09-24
GB2172720B true GB2172720B (en) 1987-06-10

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US8596529B1 (en) 2001-03-26 2013-12-03 Usa Technologies, Inc. Interactive interface effectuated vending
US7690495B1 (en) 2001-03-26 2010-04-06 Usa Technologies, Inc. Card reader assembly
US7865430B1 (en) 2001-03-26 2011-01-04 Usa Technology, Inc. Cashless transaction payment module
US7787987B2 (en) 2004-04-15 2010-08-31 Redbox Automated Retail, Llc System and method for communicating vending information
US7747346B2 (en) 2005-04-22 2010-06-29 Redbox Automated Retail, Llc System and method for regulating vendible media products
US7853354B2 (en) 2005-04-22 2010-12-14 Redbox Automated Retail, Llc System and method for communicating vending information
US7988049B2 (en) 2005-04-22 2011-08-02 Redbox Automated Retail, Llc System and method for calibrating a vending apparatus
US8060247B2 (en) 2005-04-22 2011-11-15 Redbox Automated Retail, Llc System and method for communicating secondary vending options
US8155784B2 (en) 2005-04-22 2012-04-10 Redbox Automated Retail, Llc System and method for regulating vendible media products
US7797077B2 (en) 2005-04-22 2010-09-14 Redbox Automated Retail, Llc System and method for managing vending inventory
US8417380B2 (en) 2005-04-22 2013-04-09 Redbox Automated Retail, Llc System and method for communicating vending information
US8412374B2 (en) 2005-04-22 2013-04-02 Redbox Automated Retail, Llc System and method for communicating vending information
US8996162B2 (en) 2009-09-05 2015-03-31 Redbox Automated Retail, Llc Article vending machine and method for exchanging an inoperable article for an operable article
US9104990B2 (en) 2009-09-05 2015-08-11 Redbox Automated Retail, Llc Article vending machine and method for exchanging an inoperable article for an operable article
US9569911B2 (en) 2010-08-23 2017-02-14 Redbox Automated Retail, Llc Secondary media return system and method
US8538581B2 (en) 2010-09-03 2013-09-17 Redbox Automated Retail, Llc Article vending machine and method for authenticating received articles
US9348822B2 (en) 2011-08-02 2016-05-24 Redbox Automated Retail, Llc System and method for generating notifications related to new media
US8712872B2 (en) 2012-03-07 2014-04-29 Redbox Automated Retail, Llc System and method for optimizing utilization of inventory space for dispensable articles
US8768789B2 (en) 2012-03-07 2014-07-01 Redbox Automated Retail, Llc System and method for optimizing utilization of inventory space for dispensable articles

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