KR20070020338A - System and Method for Operating Coupons, Mobile Devices, Server for Operating Coupons, Recording Medium and Information Storing Medium - Google Patents

System and Method for Operating Coupons, Mobile Devices, Server for Operating Coupons, Recording Medium and Information Storing Medium Download PDF

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KR20070020338A
KR20070020338A KR1020050074597A KR20050074597A KR20070020338A KR 20070020338 A KR20070020338 A KR 20070020338A KR 1020050074597 A KR1020050074597 A KR 1020050074597A KR 20050074597 A KR20050074597 A KR 20050074597A KR 20070020338 A KR20070020338 A KR 20070020338A
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Abstract

The present invention relates to a coupon operation method and system, by generating a coupon authentication code corresponding to the coupon information selected by the customer in the server on the network, to provide the generated coupon authentication code to the customer's wireless terminal device to store, or And / or store in a predetermined storage medium in association with the customer information (and / or customer wireless terminal device information).
In addition, when the user uses the coupon, the customer owned wireless terminal device extracts a coupon authentication code corresponding to the coupon for use, and / or extracts a coupon authentication code corresponding to the coupon for use from a storage medium on the network. It is characterized by using.
As a result, coupon management can be more easily performed using a mobile phone (number) that is held without a separate storage means (for example, a mileage card, etc.), and an existing system or a payment terminal device for providing a coupon service. The cost for the change of the cost can be reduced.
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Coupon operation method and system, wireless terminal device, coupon operation server, program recording medium and information storage medium for the same {System and Method for Operating Coupons, Mobile Devices, Server for Operating Coupons, Recording Medium and Information Storing Medium}

1 is a view showing the functional configuration of a wireless terminal device according to an embodiment of the present invention.

2 is a diagram illustrating a screen of a wireless terminal device according to an embodiment of the present invention.

3 is a view showing a coupon operating system according to an embodiment of the present invention.

Figure 4 is a simplified illustration of an information storage medium according to an embodiment of the present invention.

5 is a simple flowchart illustrating a process of generating and storing a coupon authentication code for a coupon selected by a customer according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention.

6 is a simple flowchart illustrating a process of using a coupon provided by a customer through a coupon authentication code corresponding to the coupon according to one embodiment of the present invention.

7 is a diagram illustrating a functional configuration of a coupon using affiliated store terminal according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention.

8 is an exemplary diagram for a coupon processing request professional membership number (or card number) system including a customer wireless terminal number according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention.

9 is an exemplary view of a coupon use identifier according to an embodiment of the present invention.

10 is a view illustrating a full coupon processing request according to an embodiment of the present invention.

11 is a simple flowchart of a customer coupon processing request process according to an embodiment of the present invention.

12 is a simple flowchart of a customer coupon processing request process according to an embodiment of the present invention.

13 is a view showing a customer coupon processing system according to an embodiment of the present invention.

14 is a simple flowchart of a customer coupon processing process using a coupon authentication code according to an embodiment of the present invention.

15 is a simple flowchart of a customer coupon processing process using a coupon authentication code according to another embodiment of the present invention.

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100: wireless terminal device 105: control unit

110: key input unit 115: output unit

120: sound processor 125: communication processor

130: short-range communication unit 135: storage unit

140: memory unit 145: chip reader unit

300: server 305: coupon list providing unit

310: coupon selection information receiving unit 315: coupon authentication code generation / extraction unit

320: coupon authentication code provider 325: information storage unit

330: coupon authentication code receiving unit 335: coupon authentication unit

340: information provider 345: coupon information update unit

350: storage medium

700: coupon use merchant terminal 705: control unit

710: transmitter 715: receiver

720: professional generation unit 725: key input unit

730: screen output unit 735: memory unit

740: communication unit 745: card interface

750: security application module 755: printing unit

1300: operation server 1305: receiver

1310: professional reader 1315: information verification unit

1320: mileage processing unit 1325: information transmission unit

1330: storage medium 1335: VAN provider server

In accordance with an embodiment of the present invention, a predetermined coupon authentication code corresponding to a coupon selected by a user is generated among at least one coupon provided by the server in association with a server on a network, thereby linking coupon information (or coupon data) selected by the user. The present invention relates to a coupon operating method and system, characterized in that the processing is stored in the user wireless terminal and / or stored in a predetermined storage medium on the network.

A coupon is a means of providing an incentive such as a partial discount on a corresponding price when actually purchasing one or more designated items, and in recent years, the coupon is merely a product and is used for various services.

Also, with the development of the Internet, many online websites have begun to offer coupons online as part of their promotion and customer engagement.

The coupons provided on-line were mainly printed by a client through an output means such as a printer, and then visited and used in a corresponding offline affiliated store.

In recent years, with the development of mobile communication technology, the widespread use of mobile communication devices and the utilization of coupons have led to wireless storage and use of mobile communication devices without a separate print.

Therefore, efforts have been made to use coupons held in a more convenient interface, and it is time to find a solution.

The present invention is derived to solve the above problems, an object of the present invention, when connecting to a server on the network, outputs at least one coupon list provided by the server, at least one coupon selection information from the user Receive the input, and provides the input coupon selection information to the server, and when a predetermined coupon authentication code corresponding to the coupon selected by the user provided from the server, the coupon authentication code and the coupon information selected by the user (Or coupon data) by interworking and storing in a predetermined memory, and when using the coupon of the user, after extracting the coupon authentication code corresponding to the coupon to be used stored in the memory, the extracted coupon authentication code on the screen Outputted or provided to a server on a predetermined terminal or network It has a line terminal equipment to provide.

In addition, another object of the present invention provides a list of at least one coupon to a predetermined terminal, when the terminal provides at least one coupon selection information, with reference to the coupon list, receiving the coupon selection information of the customer and After checking the coupon data (or coupon information) corresponding to the received coupon selection information, generating or extracting a predetermined coupon authentication code corresponding to the coupon data (or coupon information) one-to-one, and obtaining the coupon authentication code. Provided to the customer-owned wireless terminal, the coupon authentication code and the coupon data (or coupon information) provided to the customer-owned wireless terminal in conjunction with the customer-owned wireless terminal information (and / or customer information) predetermined storage medium Stored in the, when using the coupon of the customer, the coupon use from the merchant terminal (or customer wireless terminal) Receive a coupon authentication code corresponding to the target coupon for use, matching the received coupon authentication code and the pre-stored coupon authentication code in the storage medium, the validity of the coupon used by the customer and / or the validity of the customer using the coupon In providing a coupon operation server to authenticate.

According to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention, a method of operating a coupon may include providing at least one coupon selection information to a server by accessing a server on a network from a predetermined terminal, receiving coupon selection information of the customer at the server, After checking the coupon data (or coupon information) corresponding to the received coupon selection information in the server, generating or extracting a predetermined coupon authentication code corresponding to the coupon data (or coupon information) one-to-one; The server provides the coupon authentication code to the customer-owned wireless terminal, and the coupon authentication code and the coupon data (or coupon information) provided to the customer-owned wireless terminal and the customer-owned wireless terminal information (and / or customer information). Storing the data in a predetermined storage medium in association with the coupon authentication code; After the Shinhan, linking the coupon authentication code and the selected coupon information (or coupon data) to store in a predetermined memory, and when using the user's coupon, the use target coupon stored in the memory in the customer-owned wireless terminal Extracting a coupon authentication code corresponding to the step of, when the coupon is used by the customer, providing a coupon authentication code corresponding to the coupon to be used by the coupon using a merchant terminal (or a customer wireless terminal) to the server; After receiving a coupon authentication code provided by the coupon using merchant terminal (or customer wireless terminal) at the server, matching the received coupon authentication code and the coupon authentication code previously stored in the storage medium, the coupon of the coupon used by the customer Authenticating and / or validating the coupon use customer. The features.

In addition, the coupon operation method according to the present invention, by connecting a server on a network from a predetermined terminal, providing at least one coupon selection information to the server, and receiving the coupon selection information of the customer at the server And checking the coupon data (or coupon information) corresponding to the received coupon selection information in the server, and generating or extracting a predetermined coupon authentication code corresponding to the coupon data (or coupon information) one-to-one. Storing, at the server, the coupon authentication code and the coupon data (or coupon information) in association with the customer-owned wireless terminal information (and / or customer information) in a predetermined storage medium, and the customer-owned wireless terminal. In the request for a coupon authentication code corresponding to the coupon, the server in conjunction with the storage medium, the customer request Extracting a coupon authentication code corresponding to a coupon in a one-to-one manner, and providing the coupon authentication code to the customer-owned wireless terminal, and when using the coupon of the customer, the coupon using the merchant terminal (or the customer wireless terminal). Providing a coupon authentication code corresponding to a coupon to the server, and after receiving the coupon authentication code provided by the coupon using merchant terminal (or customer wireless terminal) in the server, the received coupon authentication code and the storage Matching the coupon authentication code previously stored in the medium, and verifying the validity of the coupon used by the customer and / or the validity of the coupon using customer.

According to an embodiment of the present disclosure, the server may further include providing coupon data (or coupon information) corresponding to the coupon selection information to the terminal (or a customer owned wireless terminal).

According to an embodiment of the present invention, after the validity of the coupon and / or the validity of the coupon using the customer in the server, the step of storing the coupon use history information of the customer is authenticated in a predetermined storage medium It can be configured to include.

According to an embodiment of the present invention, after the validity of the coupon and / or the validity of the coupon using the customer in the server, further comprising providing the coupon use history information of the customer to the coupon issuer (or provider) server Can be configured to

According to an embodiment of the present invention, after the validity of the coupon and / or the validity of the coupon using the customer in the server, in association with the storage medium, the customer-owned wireless terminal information (and / or customer information) associated processing And updating the processed coupon information (or coupon data).

On the other hand, the present invention is characterized in that it comprises a recording medium recording a computer-readable program for executing the above-described coupon operation method.

Hereinafter, with reference to the accompanying drawings and description will be described in detail the operating principle of the preferred embodiment of the present invention.

However, the drawings and the following description shown below are for the preferred method among various methods for effectively explaining the features of the present invention, the present invention is not limited only to the drawings and description below.

In addition, in the following description of the present invention, if it is determined that a detailed description of a related known function or configuration may unnecessarily obscure the subject matter of the present invention, the detailed description thereof will be omitted.

In addition, the terms to be described below are terms defined in consideration of functions in the present invention, which may vary according to a user's or operator's intention or custom, and the definitions should be made based on the contents throughout the present invention.

In addition, preferred embodiments of the present invention to be carried out below are provided in each system functional configuration to efficiently describe the technical components constituting the present invention, or system functions that are commonly provided in the technical field to which the present invention belongs. The configuration will be omitted, and described mainly on the functional configuration to be additionally provided for the present invention.

If those skilled in the art to which the present invention pertains, it will be able to easily understand the function of the components that are conventionally used among the omitted functional configuration not shown below, and also the configuration omitted as described above The relationship between the elements and the components added for the present invention will also be clearly understood.

In addition, the preferred embodiment of the present invention to be carried out below will be described as a predetermined means provided on the terminal side or the server side in order to efficiently describe the technical components constituting the present invention, the intention and / or method of those skilled in the art As such, the means can be implemented in a variety of ways.

For example, the means provided on the server side may be a program (e.g., for each means) recorded on the recording medium provided in the server according to the function configuration of the server and / or the unique characteristics (or roles) of the server. A program comprising at least one or more functional units for performing a unique function (or role), and / or the at least one or more means are configured as one independent server so that a plurality of servers It is possible to configure to interwork through the server-to-server interface.

As a result, the technical spirit of the present invention is determined by the claims, and the following examples are one means for efficiently explaining the technical spirit of the present invention to those skilled in the art to which the present invention pertains. I specify that only.

1 is a view showing the functional configuration of a wireless terminal device according to an embodiment of the present invention.

In more detail, FIG. 1 is an exemplary diagram of a wireless terminal apparatus receiving a predetermined coupon authentication code for a selected coupon by accessing a server on a network according to the present invention.

In particular, FIG. 1 illustrates a preferred functional configuration of a wireless terminal apparatus in which a mobile communication terminal accessing a mobile communication network based on code division multiple access (CDMA) performs a function of receiving a predetermined coupon authentication code from a server on the network. will be.

In addition, if those skilled in the art to which the present invention pertains, another wireless terminal (for example, wireless) that performs a function of receiving a predetermined coupon authentication code from a server on a network in addition to the mobile communication terminal with reference to FIG. It is possible to easily infer the functional configuration of a data communication terminal or a portable Internet terminal), and as a result, the technical claims of the present invention are not limited to the case of the mobile communication terminal illustrated in FIG. do.

The wireless terminal device shown in FIG. 1 may include a body, a speaker, a microphone, a keypad, a liquid crystal display (LCD), an antenna, a battery, and the like in terms of hardware.

In addition, internally, a predetermined modem chip (for example, the MSM series modem of Qualcomm, USA) that incorporates functions such as a code division multiple access (CDMA) modem, a central processing unit / micro processing unit (CPU / MPU), a vocoder, and the like. Chip), various memory elements, a duplexer filter that separates transmission and reception signals from one antenna, a power amplifier for amplifying a transmission signal, a high power amplifier (HPA), and a high output transmission signal to prevent the reverse Isolator, RF / IF SAW filter to remove desired out-of-band unwanted signals, frequency up-circuit in the transmission path, frequency down-conversion circuit in the receive path, VCTCXO (Voltage Controlled Temperature Compensated X-) tal oscillator), UHF frequency synthesizer used as local signal of frequency up-down conversion, and codec chip for converting analog voice signal into digital signal It can comprise.

Referring to FIG. 1, a wireless terminal apparatus which performs a function of receiving a predetermined coupon authentication code from a server on a network basically includes an output unit, a key input unit, a communication processing unit, a storage unit, and a control unit. It is characterized by including.

In addition, the wireless terminal device includes a sound processor, a short-range communication unit, a memo unit, and a battery for power supply, and predetermined information on the IC chip and the IC chip mounted or detached from the wireless terminal device according to an implementation method. Alternatively, a function configuration including an IC chip reader unit for reading / writing data is possible.

The output unit of the wireless terminal device is an LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) driver for outputting a screen and is wirelessly controlled by a control unit (e.g., a program routine for outputting predetermined information or data to the LCD) provided in the wireless terminal device. Key data generated through a key input unit provided in the terminal device, various information, signals, and / or contents (extracted and / or generated in the process of performing a predetermined function by at least one or more function components provided in the wireless terminal device) For example, it serves to output text content, image content, and / or multimedia content to a predetermined screen output device (eg, an LCD panel).

In addition, it is preferable that the output unit performs a function of an information output unit for outputting predetermined information required in the process of generating a token code for payment of a gift certificate by interlocking a screen output device (LCD).

In particular, according to the present invention, the output unit, when connected to the server on the network through the wireless terminal device, characterized in that the function to receive and output at least one coupon list provided by the server.

At least one coupon list output through the output unit may be selected by a user through a key input unit of the wireless terminal device to generate coupon selection information.

The key input unit of the wireless terminal device includes a predetermined number key and / or at least one key button including at least one of a character key and / or a function key. Performs a function of detecting information (or a signal) input from the keypad of the keypad.

The key input unit may be input when predetermined information (or signal) is input from a predetermined key button provided in the keypad in a specific input mode and / or operation mode of the wireless terminal device controlled by the controller. A key event (eg, MH_KEY_PRESSEVENT, etc.) corresponding to the information (or signal) is generated, and the generated key event is provided to the controller.

Preferably, the controller provided in the wireless terminal apparatus reads predetermined key data corresponding to the key event in the current input mode and / or operation mode of the wireless terminal apparatus (eg, each wireless terminal apparatus input mode and / or Or reading key data in the key event from a key table that stores (manages) at least one key data corresponding to a specific key event in an operation mode, and / or executes a predetermined function defined in accordance with the key event. It is characterized by reading the command to.

The keypad including the key input unit and at least one key button performs a function of key input means provided in the wireless terminal device in cooperation with each other.

In particular, when the at least one coupon list is output through the output unit, the key input unit may receive at least one coupon selection information from a user through a predetermined key input.

The communication processing unit of the wireless terminal device may register a location and / or a slot mode and / or a power control in association with a control unit (for example, a program routine for providing a mobile communication service) included in the wireless terminal device. And a mobile communication service including a power control and / or hand-off and / or call processing procedure.

In addition, the communication processing unit, an RF processing function (eg, antenna control, modulation, synthesis, synthesis, radio frequency signal) of performing transmission and reception of a radio frequency signal with a base station corresponding to the end of a mobile communication network in the process of providing the mobile communication service Amplification and / or filtering).

Here, the communication processing unit processes the information or signal transmitted from the wireless terminal device to the base station into a CDMA stack to read the predetermined information or signal from the CDMA stack received from the base station to provide the mobile communication service. Provides functionality.

According to an embodiment of the present invention, the wireless terminal device connects a base station on a predetermined mobile communication network with a predetermined wireless section through the communication processing unit, and the mobile communication network and / or via a predetermined wired section including the base station. Alternatively, it is preferable to connect a predetermined communication channel with a server provided on a predetermined communication network that interworks with the mobile communication network.

In addition, when the wireless terminal device illustrated in FIG. 1 is a portable Internet terminal, the communication processing unit connects to the portable Internet network to provide a predetermined portable Internet for receiving a coupon list and / or receiving a coupon authentication code And a functional configuration for providing a service (eg, wireless data communication, or voice over IP (VoIP) based voice call).

According to an embodiment of the present invention, when the communication processing unit outputs at least one coupon list through the output unit and at least one coupon selection information of the output coupon list is input through the key input unit, the input And providing coupon selection information to the server.

When the storage unit of the wireless terminal device receives a predetermined coupon authentication code corresponding to the coupon selected by the user provided from the server through the communication processing unit, the coupon authentication code and the coupon information selected by the user (or coupon) Data) and store the data in a predetermined memory provided in the wireless terminal device.

The storage unit may download the coupon data selected by the user from the server through the communication processor and store the coupon data in a predetermined memory.

The control unit of the wireless terminal device includes a processor and execution memory including a CPU / MPU provided in the modem chip in hardware, and includes a predetermined program routine for providing a function specific to the wireless terminal device from a predetermined memory element. And a bus for inputting and outputting a route and / or program data, and a predetermined electronic circuit (or integrated circuit) provided therefor.

In addition, program routines and / or program data which are loaded into the execution memory from a predetermined memory device and / or chipset by software and are processed by the processor to perform a specific function may be integratedly managed.

Preferably, the controller implements various functions to be implemented in the wireless terminal device, and controls and manages overall operations for realizing the above functions.

In addition, when power is input to the wireless terminal device to perform a function of the controller for controlling and managing the overall operation of the wireless terminal device, an operating system routine, a system management routine, and / or stored in a predetermined memory element It is preferred that system variables are loaded into the execution memory and computed by the processor to serve as variables for providing an operating system, system management program, and / or mobile communication service.

According to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention, when the user uses the coupon, the controller extracts a coupon authentication code corresponding to the use target coupon stored in the memory, and then outputs the extracted coupon authentication code on the screen through the output unit. Or to provide to a server on a predetermined terminal or a network through the communication processing unit.

The memory unit of the wireless terminal device information input and output when an operation by a predetermined program routine (or code) and / or program data (for example, program routine (or code)) for controlling the overall operation of the wireless terminal device and And / or data).

The memory unit may include a read only memory (ROM) corresponding to a read only memory, a flash memory (FM) capable of reading / writing, an electrically erasable and programmable read only memory (EEPROM), and the like.

In general, the ROM stores system information that should not be deleted, and the flash memory stores operating system routines, call processing program routines, and / or application program routines provided through the wireless terminal device and information or data therefor. The EEPROM stores terminal registration related parameters, a telephone number (eg, an address book), or at least one information and / or data extracted and / or generated while executing an application provided in the wireless terminal device.

According to the method of the present invention, the memory unit in conjunction with the storage unit, when the predetermined coupon authentication code corresponding to the coupon selected by the user provided from the server via the communication processing unit, the coupon authentication code And the coupon information (or coupon data) selected by the user is stored in association with each other.

The sound processor of the wireless terminal device encodes a predetermined sound signal input from a microphone provided in the wireless terminal device and provides the sound signal to the controller, or extracts and / or generates a predetermined sound signal generated by the controller. Decoding and outputting through a speaker.

To this end, the sound processor is provided with a predetermined vocoder and a codec, and performs a function of a sound input unit provided in the wireless terminal device through the sound processor and a microphone, or the sound processor It performs the function of the sound output means provided in the wireless terminal device through a speaker.

The near field communication unit of the wireless terminal device may include infrared ray communication and / or radio frequency (RF) communication and / or Bluetooth and / or wireless LAN and / or Wi-Fi, ultra A short-range wireless communication session is connected to a predetermined terminal (or device) through at least one short-range wireless communication means including an ultra wide band (UWB).

The short range communication unit may include a predetermined short range wireless communication module for short range wireless communication, including the infrared communication, RF communication, Bluetooth, wireless LAN, Wi-Fi, and ultra-wideband communication, in hardware. It is desirable to include a communication protocol and / or a driver for wireless communication.

According to an embodiment of the present invention, the wireless terminal device connects a wireless section for connecting a predetermined terminal and a predetermined short range wireless communication session through the short range communication unit, and includes a predetermined network to which the terminal is connected. It is preferable to connect a predetermined communication channel with the server provided on a predetermined communication network through a section.

In addition, the IC chip reader unit of the wireless terminal device of FIG. 1 may be configured with or associated with an IC chip that can be mounted on or detached from the wireless terminal device through an IC chip standard including ISO / IEC 7816 and / or ISO / IEC 14443. And information and / or data exchange between the IC chip agent program included in the wireless terminal device) and the IC chip mounted or detached from the wireless terminal device.

For example, the IC chip reader unit provides information and / or data exchange between the IC chip agent program and the IC chip through an application protocol data unit (APDU).

Referring to the standards including ISO / IEC 7816 and / or ISO / IEC 14443, the IC chip mounted on or detached from the customer's wireless terminal device includes a power supply (VCC), a reset signal (RST), and a clock signal (CLK). An input / output interface for communicating with the IC chip reader 950 (eg, exchanging commands or data) through contact points such as ground (GND), programming power supply (VPP), and / or input / output (I / O), A processor unit comprising at least one computing element including a central process unit (CPU), a micro process unit (MPU), and / or a coprocessor, a read only memory (ROM), a random access memory (RAM) The electronic device may include a memo unit including at least one memory device including an electrically erasable and programmable read only memory (EEPROM), a flash memory (FM), and the like.

In particular, at least one memory device (eg, a ROM) of the memory devices stores a Chip Operating System (COS) that manages and operates an IC card internal resource, and provides a power supply (VCC) contact point of the input / output interface. When a predetermined power is supplied from the IC chip reader unit, the COS stored in the memo unit is loaded into a predetermined execution memory to control the overall operation of the IC chip, and the clock frequency of the contact point of the clock signal CLK (eg, Control information or data exchange between the IC chip and the IC chip reader unit through an APDU (Application Protocol Data Unit) based on 3.57MHz or 4.9MHz.

According to an embodiment of the present invention, at least one coupon authentication code and / or coupon information (or coupon data) transmitted from a server on the network through the communication processor may be stored in the IC chip.

Figure 2 is an exemplary view of a wireless terminal device screen according to an embodiment of the present invention.

FIG. 2 is a diagram illustrating an example of a screen of a wireless terminal device shown in FIG. 1 according to the present invention, wherein the wireless terminal device receives a predetermined function (for example, a function of receiving a coupon list from a server and outputting the selected coupon information to a server). , A function of storing a coupon authentication code, a function of extracting a coupon authentication code, etc.).

Figure 2a is when the customer is connected to the coupon management server according to the present invention, when the coupon is to be provided, when the customer provided at least one coupon list selectable by the customer in the coupon management server, the wireless A screen example of outputting a list of coupons provided from the coupon management server on a terminal device screen, and a screen example of selecting a coupon (coupon information) to be provided by the customer from the output list of coupons.

According to an embodiment of the present invention, the coupon list may be provided classified by region, affiliated store, expiration date, and service.

FIG. 2b shows that when the customer transmits the coupon selection information to the server, a coupon authentication code corresponding to the coupon selection information is transmitted to the wireless terminal device and stored in a predetermined memory or IC chip provided in the wireless terminal device. An example screen is shown.

According to another exemplary embodiment of the present invention, the coupon authentication code may be stored in a storage medium on a network in association with the customer information and / or the customer wireless terminal device information.

Figure 2c is the customer extracts the coupon authentication code stored in a predetermined memory provided in the wireless terminal device through the drawing 2a to 2b, and outputs the extracted coupon authentication code or transmitted to a server on the network A screen example of the process used.

3 is a view showing a coupon operating system according to an embodiment of the present invention.

In more detail, FIG. 3 illustrates that when at least one or more customers request at least one coupon using the wireless terminal device illustrated in FIG. 1, the coupon authentication code and / or coupon information are provided to the customer wireless terminal device. It relates to a preferred implementation method of the coupon management system comprising a coupon management server for.

Referring to FIG. 3 according to a preferred embodiment of the present invention, the coupon operation system includes a terminal device for requesting at least one coupon issued by a coupon issuer from at least one customer, and at least to the coupon request customer. Coupon operation server for providing one or more coupon information and / or coupon authentication code, and characterized in that the customer comprises a predetermined merchant terminal (or customer wireless terminal device) for using the provided coupon.

According to an embodiment of the present invention, the coupon operation server is provided at a predetermined coupon sales agency, and / or provided at a coupon management agency, and / or provided at a coupon issuing agency, and / or a predetermined payment institution ( E.g., a card company or a financial company, etc.), and / or a predetermined communication company (e.g., a mobile communication company), and / or an agency on a network, all of which are possible, thereby limiting the present invention. Is never.

In addition, the coupon operation server may be included in one server system as shown in Figure 3, or may be composed of two or more server systems for each functional means in accordance with the intention of those skilled in the art, whereby the present invention is limited It is never stated.

The terminal apparatus is characterized by providing at least one coupon selection information by connecting to a server on a network, a wired terminal including a desktop computer and a notebook computer, and / or a personal communication system (PCS) And / or Global System for Mobile communications (GSM) terminals and / or Personal Digital Cellular (PDC) and / or Personal Handyphone System (PHS) terminals and / or Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs) and And / or a wireless terminal including a smart phone and / or telematics and / or wireless data communication terminal and / or a portable internet terminal.

In addition, the terminal device is preferably a customer wireless terminal device requesting the at least one coupon, as shown in FIG.

According to an embodiment of the present invention, when the terminal device is connected to a server on a network, the terminal outputs at least one coupon list provided by the server, a function of receiving at least one coupon selection information from a user, and A function of providing the input coupon selection information to the server and a predetermined coupon authentication code corresponding to the coupon selected by the user provided from the server, the coupon authentication code and the coupon information selected by the user (or coupon) Data) and store the data in a predetermined memory, and when the user uses the coupon, extracts a coupon authentication code corresponding to the coupon to be used stored in the memory, and displays the extracted coupon authentication code through the output unit. Output to a predetermined stage or through a communication processor Or it is preferably comprising a function provided by a server on the network.

Referring to FIG. 3, the coupon operation server may include a coupon list providing unit that provides at least one coupon list to a predetermined terminal, and when the terminal provides at least one coupon selection information with reference to the coupon list. After confirming the coupon selection information receiving unit for receiving the coupon selection information of the customer, and coupon data (or coupon information) corresponding to the received coupon selection information, a predetermined coupon corresponding one to one to the coupon data (or coupon information) Coupon authentication code generation / extraction unit for generating or extracting an authentication code, Coupon authentication code providing unit for providing the coupon authentication code to the customer-owned wireless terminal, Coupon authentication code and the coupon data provided to the customer-owned wireless terminal (Or coupon information) in conjunction with the customer-owned wireless terminal information (and / or customer information) to predetermined An information storage unit for storing in a storage medium, and a coupon authentication code receiving unit for receiving a coupon authentication code corresponding to the coupon to be used from the coupon use merchant terminal (or customer wireless terminal) when the coupon of the customer, and the received coupon Matching an authentication code and a coupon authentication code previously stored in the storage medium, characterized in that it comprises a coupon authentication unit for authenticating the validity of the coupon used by the customer and / or the coupon user.

The coupon list providing unit, when the terminal device is connected to the coupon management server for a coupon request, coupon list providing means for providing a page including at least one coupon list that can be provided from the coupon management server to the terminal device Characterized in performing the function.

In particular, when the coupon list providing unit provides a page including the at least one coupon list to the terminal device, the coupon request customer refers to the coupon list output on the screen of the terminal device, and includes at least one coupon selection information. Can be generated.

The coupon selection information receiving unit outputs at least one coupon list on the screen of the terminal device through the coupon list providing unit, and at least one of the customer to be provided from the coupon operation server with reference to the output coupon list. Selecting the above coupon, and transmits to the coupon operation server, characterized in that to perform the function of the coupon selection information receiving means for receiving the coupon selection information of the customer.

The coupon selection information receiver may further receive customer wireless terminal information and / or customer information from the wired terminal when the terminal is the wired terminal.

When the coupon authentication code generation / extraction unit receives coupon selection information from the terminal device, the coupon data (or coupon information) corresponding to the coupon selection information is checked with reference to the coupon selection information in association with the storage medium. , A function of generating / extracting a coupon authentication code for generating or extracting a predetermined coupon authentication code corresponding to the identified coupon data (or coupon information) in a one-to-one manner.

According to an embodiment of the present invention, the coupon authentication code generation / extraction unit generates a unique authentication code for the corresponding coupon through a predetermined coupon code generation algorithm (eg, a hashing algorithm for generating an unpredictable arbitrary code). It features.

Herein, the coupon generation algorithm specifies that a predetermined algorithm is selected from among a plurality of algorithms according to the intention of the person skilled in the art, and thus the technical spirit of the present invention is not limited thereto.

The coupon authentication code providing unit, when a unique coupon authentication code for the coupon selected by the customer through the coupon authentication code generation / extraction unit is generated, the generated coupon authentication code to the customer information and / or the customer wireless terminal device With reference to the information, characterized in that to perform the function of the coupon authentication code providing means for transmitting to the customer wireless terminal device.

According to another embodiment of the present invention, the coupon authentication code and the coupon data (or coupon information) generated / extracted through the coupon authentication code generation / extraction unit and the customer-owned wireless terminal information (and / or customer information) and The coupon processing code may be stored in a predetermined storage medium. At this time, the coupon authentication code providing unit requests a coupon authentication code corresponding to the coupon from the customer wireless terminal device, in association with the storage medium. After extracting the coupon authentication code corresponding to the one-to-one coupon to provide the coupon authentication code to the customer-owned wireless terminal device.

The information storage unit, by processing the coupon authentication code and the coupon data (or coupon information) provided to the customer-owned wireless terminal device through the coupon authentication code provider in association with the customer-owned wireless terminal information (and / or customer information) And a function of information storage means for storing in a predetermined storage medium.

In addition, the information storage unit, after the validity of the coupon that the customer wants to use and / or the validity of the coupon using the customer through the coupon authentication unit and / or coupon authentication code receiving unit below, the coupon of the customer is validated The usage history information is stored in a predetermined storage medium.

The coupon authentication code receiving means, when using the coupon of the customer provided a predetermined coupon from the coupon operation server through the process, the coupon authentication code corresponding to the coupon to be used from the coupon using merchant terminal (or customer wireless terminal) Characterized by performing the function of the coupon authentication code receiving means for receiving.

According to an embodiment of the present invention, the coupon authentication code is input from the coupon using the merchant terminal is preferably included in a predetermined professional structure is provided to the coupon authentication code receiving means of the coupon operation server.

The coupon authentication unit, when the coupon authentication code is received through the coupon authentication code receiving unit, matching the received coupon authentication code and the coupon authentication code previously stored in the storage medium, the validity of the coupon used by the customer and / or Characterized in that the coupon authentication means for authenticating the validity of the customer using the coupon.

The coupon information update unit, after the validity of the coupon used by the customer and / or the validity of the coupon using the customer through the coupon authentication code receiving unit and / or coupon authentication unit, in connection with the storage medium, the customer owned wireless terminal And updating the coupon information (or coupon data) associated with the information (and / or customer information).

In addition, although not shown in FIG. 3, the coupon operation server, when the terminal is the customer-owned wireless terminal, the predetermined wireless terminal information corresponding to the connected wireless terminal from the server on the communication network when the wireless terminal is connected. And a coupon data (or coupon information) providing unit for providing the terminal (or the customer-owned wireless terminal) with coupon information (or coupon information) corresponding to the coupon selection information. Can be.

In addition, each means provided in the coupon operation server is characterized in that it is provided in a single server (or device) or a plurality of servers (or devices).

In addition, the coupon management server, characterized in that consisting of a single server (or device) or a plurality of servers (or devices).

In addition, the above-described coupon operation server, characterized in that it comprises a recording medium recording a program for executing a function of the at least one server configuration means provided.

The coupon use merchant terminal includes an offline payment terminal including a CAT (Credit Authorization Terminal) or a POS provided in an offline merchant, and / or a predetermined web server (eg, a shopping server selling tangible or intangible goods). And an online payment terminal 1100 including a client terminal interworking with the payment terminal. The payment terminal 1100 may be a wireless terminal device of the coupon user according to an implementation method.

According to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention, the coupon using merchant terminal transmits a predetermined coupon authentication code provided by the coupon user to a server (for example, a coupon operation server, etc.) on a network and requests authentication for the use of the coupon. Characterized in that.

In particular, when the coupon use merchant terminal is a payment terminal, the coupon use merchant terminal transmits a predetermined message including the coupon authentication code to the server, characterized in that for requesting the use of the coupon authentication.

Referring to FIG. 3, the illustrated storage medium is located in the coupon management server and / or on a network interoperating with the coupon management server. Storing at least one coupon operation information required and / or generated in the process of providing at least one coupon to the customer and in the process of using the provided coupon by the customer.

Referring to FIG. 3, the storage medium may include coupon information, coupon authentication code information, customer information and / or customer wireless terminal device information, customer coupon use history information, and customer coupon information.

Figure 4 is a simplified illustration of an information storage medium according to an embodiment of the present invention.

FIG. 4 shows coupon operation information stored in the information storage medium shown in FIG. 3 in more detail, and is not limited to the information storage medium information shown in FIG. 4. The information storage medium information specifies that addition, deletion and modification of the contents thereof are sufficiently possible without departing from the spirit of the present invention.

Figure 4a is an embodiment showing the coupon information that can be included in the coupon list provided to the customer wireless terminal device according to an embodiment of the present invention.

The coupon information shown in FIG. 4A is characterized by including a coupon name, coupon contents (discount contents, etc.), a coupon use merchant, a coupon use expiration date, and the like.

Figure 4b is a predetermined coupon authentication code for the coupon selected by the customer is generated through the coupon authentication code generation / extraction unit of the coupon management server according to the present invention is stored in the storage medium in one-to-one connection with the coupon information It is characterized by.

Figure 4c is characterized in that when the at least one coupon held by the customer used in accordance with the present invention, including the date and time of storage of the coupon, coupon use date information, coupon use merchant information, use of the customer coupon As a result, the coupon information held by the customer is preferably updated.

5 is a simple flowchart illustrating a process of generating and storing a coupon authentication code for a coupon selected by a customer according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention.

5a illustrates a process in which a coupon authentication code for a coupon selected by the customer is generated through the coupon operation server of FIG. 3 after the coupon is stored in a predetermined memory of the wireless terminal device according to the present invention. One embodiment is for a flowchart.

Referring to FIG. 5A, the illustrated embodiment may be started from a process of requesting at least one coupon by accessing a coupon management server through a wireless terminal device owned by a coupon request customer (500a).

If the coupon list providing unit of the coupon management server provides a coupon list including at least one coupon information selectable by the customer to the customer wireless terminal device (505a), the output unit of the customer wireless terminal device the coupon operation server The coupon list received from the screen is output on the screen of the wireless terminal device (510a).

When the customer selects at least one coupon from the output coupon list (515a), the communication processing unit of the wireless terminal device transmits the coupon selection information of the customer to the coupon management server (520a).

The coupon selection information receiver of the coupon management server receives the coupon selection information from the wireless terminal device and transmits the coupon selection information to the coupon authentication code generation unit of the coupon management server (525a).

Then, the coupon authentication code generation / extraction unit of the coupon management server checks the coupon information corresponding to the coupon selection information in conjunction with the storage medium, randomly generates a coupon authentication code corresponding to one-to-one (530a), the The coupon authentication code provider of the coupon management server transmits the coupon authentication code generated through the coupon authentication code generation / extraction unit to the customer wireless terminal device (535a).

The wireless terminal device stores the coupon authentication code transmitted from the coupon management server in a predetermined memory (540a).

Here, the wireless terminal device memory in which the coupon authentication code is stored is characterized in that it comprises an IC chip detachable from the wireless terminal device.

When the generation and transmission of the coupon authentication code is completed through the above process, the information storage unit of the coupon management server stores the coupon authentication code and coupon information transmitted to the wireless terminal device in the customer wireless terminal device information (and / or customer information). (545a) in association with the predetermined storage medium.

5b is a coupon authentication code for the coupon selected by the customer according to the present invention is generated through the coupon operation server of Figure 3, the generated coupon authentication code is linked with the coupon management server and / or coupon management server 1 is a flowchart illustrating a process of storing a predetermined storage medium.

Referring to FIG. 5B, the process of 500b to 530b of the illustrated embodiment may be performed in the same manner as the process of FIG. 5A. In FIG. 5B, the process of 500b to 530b is described above. This will be briefly described with reference to 5a.

Through 500b or 530b of FIG. 5b, the coupon selection information for at least one coupon requested by accessing the coupon management server through a wireless terminal device owned by the coupon request customer is transmitted to the coupon management server, and the coupon When the operation server generates a coupon authentication code for the coupon corresponding to the coupon selection information, the information storage unit of the coupon management server the coupon information corresponding to the coupon authentication code generated through the coupon authentication code generation / extraction unit the In association with the customer wireless terminal device information (and / or customer information), the information is stored in a predetermined storage medium (535b).

6 is a simple flowchart illustrating a process of using a coupon provided by a customer through a coupon authentication code corresponding to the coupon according to one embodiment of the present invention.

In addition, Figure 6 is characterized by using a customer wireless terminal device and a coupon using merchant terminal, in order to present a more effective embodiment of the present invention, which is just one embodiment, the coupon using merchant terminal is the customer It is obvious to include a wireless terminal device or other wired terminal.

6A is a flowchart illustrating the use of a corresponding coupon through a coupon authentication code stored in a memory of a customer wireless terminal device through the process of FIG. 5A.

Referring to Figure 6a, after at least one coupon authentication code is stored in the memory of the customer wireless terminal device through the above-described Figure 5a, the customer searches the memory of the wireless terminal device coupon code for the coupon to use It may be initiated from the verification process (600a).

If the coupon authentication code for the coupon to be used by the customer from the memory is confirmed, the output unit of the customer wireless terminal device outputs the confirmed coupon authentication code screen (605a).

According to the present invention, the screen output coupon authentication code and / or customer wireless terminal device information may be delivered to a predetermined coupon using merchant terminal (610a), where the coupon authentication code is provided in the merchant terminal The key may be input through a key input unit, and / or may be transmitted through a predetermined short distance communication session between the wireless terminal device and the coupon using affiliated store terminal.

In addition, at this time, the customer wireless terminal device number information may also be provided to the coupon using merchant terminal.

The coupon use merchant terminal provided with the coupon authentication code generates a full message including the received coupon authentication code and / or customer wireless terminal device information (615a), the coupon use merchant terminal is the generated full message The coupon is sent to the operation server (620a).

And, the coupon authentication code receiving unit of the coupon management server receives the coupon authentication code included in the full message and delivers the received coupon authentication code to the coupon authentication unit (625a), the coupon authentication unit of the coupon management server the customer wireless terminal The coupon authentication code associated with the device information is compared with the delivered coupon authentication code to authenticate the validity of the coupon to be used by the customer (630a).

When the validity of the coupon is successfully authenticated through the process (635a), the information storage unit of the coupon management server updates the customer coupon information stored in the storage medium with reference to the coupon use history (640a), The coupon use history information providing unit of the coupon management server transmits the coupon use history to the coupon use merchant terminal and / or customer wireless terminal device (645a).

FIG. 6b shows the coupon through a coupon authentication code stored in association with the customer information and / or the customer wireless terminal device information in a predetermined storage medium interworking with the coupon management server and / or the coupon management server through the process of FIG. 5b. It is an implementation flowchart to use.

Referring to FIG. 6B, a coupon authentication code corresponding to a coupon provided by the customer is stored in a predetermined storage medium interworking with the coupon management server and / or the coupon management server through the above-described FIG. 5B. After being stored in association with the wireless terminal device information, the customer may start the process of requesting the stored coupon authentication code by accessing the coupon management server through the wireless terminal device (600b).

The coupon management server searches for and extracts a coupon authentication code associated with the customer wireless terminal device number and / or the customer information in association with the storage medium according to the coupon authentication code request (605b), and the coupon management server is The extracted coupon authentication code is transmitted to the customer wireless terminal device (610b).

When the coupon authentication code for the coupon to be used by the customer is transmitted from the coupon management server, the output unit of the customer wireless terminal device outputs the confirmed coupon authentication code on the screen (615b).

According to the present invention, upon request of the customer to use the coupon, the screen output coupon authentication code and / or the customer wireless terminal device information is delivered to a predetermined coupon use merchant terminal (620b).

According to an embodiment of the present invention, the coupon authentication code is keyed through a predetermined key input unit provided in the merchant terminal, and / or through a predetermined short distance communication session between the wireless terminal device and the merchant using the coupon terminal. It is preferred to be delivered.

In this case, the customer wireless terminal device number information is also preferably provided to the coupon using merchant terminal.

The coupon use merchant terminal provided with the coupon authentication code generates a full message including the provided coupon authentication code and / or customer wireless terminal device information (625b), the coupon use merchant terminal is the generated full text message; The coupon is sent to the operation server (630b).

And, the coupon authentication code receiving unit of the coupon management server receives the coupon authentication code included in the full message and delivers the received coupon authentication code to the coupon authentication unit (635b), the coupon authentication unit of the coupon management server the customer wireless terminal The coupon authentication code associated with the device information is compared with the delivered coupon authentication code to authenticate the validity of the coupon to be used by the customer (640b).

When the validity of the coupon is successfully authenticated through the process (645b), the information storage unit of the coupon management server updates the customer coupon information stored in the storage medium with reference to the coupon use history (650b), The coupon use history information providing unit of the coupon management server transmits the coupon use history to the coupon use merchant terminal and / or the customer wireless terminal device (655b).

The following embodiment is an exemplary view in which the use of the coupon using the coupon authentication code according to the present invention through the coupon using the merchant terminal, the coupon processing method through the coupon using the merchant terminal described below, the member number ( Or card number) is entered in the input area, a total of 16 digits including 4 digits of the coupon management company unique code, 1 digit of the coupon use identifier, and 11 digits of the customer wireless terminal number. A professional generation step of generating a; and a professional transmission step of transmitting the generated telegram in the payment terminal to the VAN operator server on the communication network; and a coupon operation provider unique code included in the coupon processing request telegram in the VAN operator server. Check and process the coupon to the coupon management provider server corresponding to the coupon management provider unique code A professional relaying step of transmitting a full text, a professional receiving step of receiving a coupon processing request message transmitted from the VAN operator server in the coupon operation server, and reading the received coupon processing request text from the coupon operation server, A readout step of reading the 11-digit customer wireless terminal number included in the full coupon processing request message and confirming the coupon use identifier and the coupon authentication code included in the full coupon processing request message; and the customer wireless terminal number in the coupon operation server. Confirming the customer wireless terminal number information matching the 11-digit read out number of the customer wireless terminal number in association with a storage medium (or a storage medium operating means) for storing the information and the coupon information owned by the customer in association; Coupon information owned by the customer corresponding to the confirmed customer wireless terminal number information (coupon authentication code) And a coupon processing step of confirming the coupon information including the card) and a coupon processing step of performing a coupon processing corresponding to the confirmed coupon use identifier using the confirmed coupon information in the coupon operation server. It features.

According to an embodiment of the present invention, the coupon use identifier is made of any one of numbers from 1 to 9 when the coupon processing is a coupon accumulation, and 1 to 9 when the coupon processing is coupon use. It consists of any number except the number used as an identification code corresponding to the coupon accumulation of the number up to, if the coupon processing is a coupon inquiry, identification corresponding to the coupon accumulation of the number from 1 to 9 A code and an identification code corresponding to the use of the coupon is characterized by consisting of any one except for the numbers used.

According to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention, when the identified coupon use identifier is a code indicating a coupon accumulation, the full reading step reads the full text of the coupon processing request, and includes payment amount information included in the full text of the coupon processing request. And / or further reading the target coupon information to be accumulated, wherein the coupon processing step includes adding a coupon corresponding to the read payment amount information and / or the target coupon information to the coupon owned by the customer. And updating the coupon information owned by the customer previously stored in the storage medium in association with the storage medium (or storage medium operating means), wherein the identified coupon use identifier is a code indicating a coupon use. In the case of reading the full text, the full text of the coupon processing request is read, and the payment amount information included in the full text of the coupon processing request and And / or further read the coupon information to be used, wherein the coupon processing step is to reduce the coupon corresponding to the read payment amount information and / or coupon information to be used in the coupon owned by the customer. In connection with the storage medium (or storage medium operating means), it is characterized in that for updating the customer-owned coupon information previously stored in the storage medium.

Here, in the coupon processing step, when the identified coupon use identifier is a code indicating a coupon accumulation, the payment terminal (or server) and the coupon accumulation processing history (or result) information through a predetermined information transmission means; And / or to transmit to the customer wireless terminal, and if the confirmed coupon use identifier is a code indicating a coupon use, the coupon use history (or result) information is transmitted to the payment terminal (or through a predetermined information transmitting means). Server) and / or to the customer wireless terminal.

Further, in the coupon processing step, when the confirmed coupon use identifier is a code indicating a code inquiry, the determined coupon information is transmitted to the payment terminal (or server) and / or the customer wireless device through a predetermined information transmission means. It is desirable to transmit to the terminal.

7 is a diagram illustrating a functional configuration of a coupon using affiliated store terminal 100 according to an embodiment of the present invention.

In more detail, Figure 7 is a coupon use merchant to generate a predetermined coupon processing request telegram (Telegraphic Message) for the coupon processing using the coupon authentication code and / or the wireless terminal number to transmit to the coupon operation server 1300 on the communication network It is for the preferred functional configuration of the terminal 700.

In addition, a person having ordinary knowledge in the art to which the present invention pertains can easily infer a function configuration such as a POS for coupon processing using the coupon authentication code and / or wireless terminal number with reference to FIG. 7. There will be.

Referring to FIG. 7, the coupon use merchant terminal 700 basically includes a controller 705, a memory unit 735, a key input unit 725, a screen output unit 730, a communication unit 740, and the coupon use merchant terminal. It comprises a power supply for supplying power to (700).

In addition, the coupon use merchant terminal 700 has a predetermined function (e.g., a coupon processing request text generation function using the coupon authentication code and / or a customer wireless terminal number and the generated coupon processing request full text server (e.g., Coupon transmission server, VAN server, etc.) when performing the transmission function and / or card payment processing function and / or printing function), the coupon use merchant terminal 700 is the card interface 745 and / or security application module 750 and / or the printing unit 755 may be further provided.

Hereinafter, referring to FIG. 7, a function configuration unit that performs each function of the coupon using affiliated store terminal 700 will be described in more detail.

First, the control unit 705 of the coupon using merchant terminal 700, the coupon using merchant terminal 700 is provided with at least one input or output command required to perform the respective functions or And / or transmits to a function component connected to the coupon use merchant terminal 700, or receives from the function configure unit to control the overall operation of the coupon use merchant terminal 700, information or data between the function components Manage the flow of

In particular, the control unit 705 is the coupon authentication code and / or customer wireless terminal number information and the predetermined coupon identifier information corresponding to the coupon processing request of the customer provided to the coupon using merchant terminal 700 according to the present invention; Combining the coupon management operator unique code, characterized in that for generating a predetermined message (hereinafter, coupon processing request full text) to be transmitted to the server 1300 (eg, coupon management server and / or VAN server) on the communication network.

To this end, the controller 705 may include at least one processor and an execution memory (eg, a register and / or a random access memory (RAM)) that include a central processing unit (CPU) / microprocessor unit (MPU) in hardware. And a bus BUS for inputting and outputting predetermined data.

In addition, the controller 705 is loaded by the processor from a predetermined recording medium into the execution memory to perform at least one or more functions provided in the coupon using affiliated store terminal 700 by software. It may include a predetermined program routine (Routine) and / or program data to be processed.

In particular, in Figure 7, the software program using a predetermined program and / or code recorded on the recording medium to generate the full coupon processing request using the coupon authentication code and / or customer wireless terminal number in accordance with the present invention Possible functional components (eg, full text generation unit 720, transmission unit 710, reception unit 715, etc.) are illustrated and described as being provided in the control unit 705.

Referring to FIG. 7, the control unit 705 of the coupon using merchant terminal 700 may include a full text generation unit that generates a full text of a coupon processing request using a coupon authentication code and / or a customer wireless terminal number. 720 and a transmission unit 710 for transmitting the coupon processing request message generated by the full text generation unit 720 to a server 1300 (eg, a coupon operation server and / or a VAN server, etc.) on a communication network. It is characterized in that the configuration.

According to an embodiment of the present invention, the control unit 7105 further includes a receiving unit 715 for receiving coupon processing history (or result) information corresponding to the full coupon processing request message from the server 1300 on the communication network. Can be configured.

The full text generation unit 720 configured in the control unit 705 of the coupon using merchant terminal 700 generates the full text of the coupon processing request for the coupon processing of the customer. In particular, the full text generation unit 720 includes the Coupon authentication code and / or customer wireless terminal number information and / or identification code information for identifying the coupon processing type and / or coupon operation which are input or provided to the coupon using merchant terminal 700 in the process of generating a full coupon processing request message Characterized by combining the operator unique code to generate the full coupon processing request.

According to a preferred embodiment, the coupon authentication code and / or wireless terminal number information of the customer making the coupon processing request, the predetermined key input means (for example, keypad, keyboard, It may be keyed through the key input unit 725 that is linked to a mouse, a touch screen).

In addition, the coupon authentication code and / or the wireless terminal number information of the customer making the coupon processing request, the short-range communication means (for example, infrared (IR) that can communicate with the customer wireless terminal 760 and the coupon using merchant terminal 700 Infrared Ray communication means, RF (Radio Frequency) communication means, Bluetooth communication means, wireless LAN communication means, Wi-Fi communication means, portable Internet communication means, etc.) Through the communication session formed through the at least one short-range communication means, the wireless terminal number stored in the customer wireless terminal 760 may be delivered to the coupon using affiliated store terminal 700.

In addition, the coupon authentication code and / or wireless terminal number information of the customer making the coupon processing request, when the customer has an IC card equipped with an IC chip storing the wireless terminal number information, the coupon using merchant terminal ( The customer wireless terminal number information may be obtained from the customer IC card through the card interface 745 included in 700.

According to a preferred embodiment, the coupon use identifier corresponding to the coupon processing requested by the customer, a predetermined key input provided to the coupon use merchant terminal 700 through the customer or the coupon use merchant terminal 700 operator Key input may be made to the key input unit 725 that cooperates with the means (eg, keypad, keyboard, mouse, touch screen, etc.).

Here, the coupon use identifier is characterized in that the identification code for identifying the coupon processing type including at least one or more of the customer coupon earning, coupon use, coupon inquiry.

According to an embodiment of the present invention, the coupon use identifier is characterized in that it consists of any one of numbers from 1 to 9, wherein the coupon use identifier is a coupon processing type (for example, customer coupon accumulation, coupon use, Corresponding to the inquiry, etc.) may be made of a different number without overlapping.

Preferably, when the coupon use identifier is an identification code corresponding to the "coupon earning" process, it can be made of any number from 1 to 9, wherein the coupon use identifier corresponds to the "coupon use" process In the case of the identification code, the numbers from 1 to 9 may be composed of remaining numbers except the identification code number corresponding to the “coupon earning” process, and the coupon use identifier is the identification code corresponding to the “coupon inquiry” process. In addition, the numbers from 1 to 9 may be formed of the remaining numbers except for the identification code number corresponding to the “coupon earning” process and the identification code number corresponding to the “coupon earning” process.

Coupon use identifiers corresponding to the coupon accumulation, coupon use, coupon inquiry, etc. is preferably set by the agreement between the coupon service operator and / or coupon service merchants, etc. 3 to help understand the present invention below An embodiment of the mileage processing identification code will be described.

According to the present invention, the full text processing request generated by the full text generation unit 720 may include a member number (or card number) input area, wherein the full text generation unit 720 is the member number (or Card number) input 4 digits of the predefined (or programmed) coupon operation operator unique code, 1 digit coupon use identifier input through the key input unit 725 and 11 digits of the customer wireless terminal number do.

In addition, the full coupon processing request is characterized in that it further comprises the coupon authentication code.

According to another exemplary embodiment, the 4-digit coupon operator unique code may be input through the key input unit 725.

In the 16-digit number system including the 4-digit coupon operating company unique code, the coupon use identifier 1 digit and the customer wireless terminal number 11 digits entered into the member number (or card number) through the full text generation unit 720 An embodiment of the present invention will be described in more detail with reference to FIG. 8.

According to an embodiment of the present invention, the full text generation unit 720, in the process of generating a full text coupon processing request according to the present invention, the coupon use identifier input through the key input unit 725 is a coupon "earn" In the case of an identification code corresponding to “use”, the coupon processing request message may further include payment amount information and / or accumulated (or used) coupon information according to the coupon “establishment” or “use”.

According to the implementation method of the present invention, the full text generation unit 720, in the process of generating a full text coupon processing request according to the present invention, the coupon that the customer wants to "earn" or "use" or "lookup" is specified In the case of a coupon used in a merchant, the coupon processing request may further include a coupon using a merchant terminal (or terminal) number and / or a merchant unique code (or number).

One embodiment and a coupon use merchant terminal that includes payment information and / or earned (or use) coupon information according to the coupon "earn" or "use" in the full coupon processing request through the full text generation unit 720 An embodiment in which the (or terminal) number and / or the affiliated store unique code (or number) will be described in more detail with reference to FIG. 4 below.

The transmitting unit 710 configured in the control unit 705 of the coupon using affiliated store terminal 700 transmits the full coupon processing request generated in the full text generation unit 720 to the coupon using affiliated store terminal 700. It is characterized in that the transmission to the server 1300 on the communication network through (740).

Here, the communication network to which the coupon processing request message is transmitted is a communication network including at least one or more of a value added network (VAN) and / or an internet network and / or a wireless communication network and / or a portable internet communication network.

According to the exemplary embodiment of the present invention, when the coupon using merchant terminal 700 accesses the external server 1300 through an open communication network such as the Internet, the transmission unit 710 transmits the generated coupon processing request full text. It can be transmitted after encrypting using a predetermined encryption protocol.

Receiving unit 715 is configured in the control unit 705 of the coupon using merchant terminal 700, the coupon processing corresponding to the full coupon processing request transmitted from the server 1300 on the communication network via the transmission unit 710 After the execution, the coupon processing history (or result) transmitted from the server 1300 to the coupon using merchant terminal 700 may be received.

According to the exemplary embodiment of the present invention, the memory unit 735 included in the coupon using affiliated store terminal 700 is a predetermined program routine required for controlling the above-described function of the coupon using affiliated store terminal 700. (Or code) and / or program data (e.g., information or data input and output when an operation by a program routine (or code) is performed).

In addition, the memory unit 735 includes at least one or more storage means including an electrically erasable and programmable read only memory (EEPROM) and / or a flash memory (FM) and / or a hard disk drive (HDD) in hardware. It is preferable to make it.

Here, the predetermined program routine and program data (e.g., 4 digits of the coupon management operator unique code, 1 digit coupon use identifier, and 11 digits of the customer wireless terminal number according to the present invention) are stored in the memory unit 735. Card number) is input into the input area, the data input or output to generate a coupon processing request message containing a predetermined coupon authentication code, and to transmit the generated message to the server 1300 on the communication network, etc. Through the control unit 705 performs a predetermined control function.

According to the exemplary embodiment of the present invention, the key input unit 725 provided in the coupon using merchant terminal 700 may include a plurality of number keys and a character key capable of inputting characters, and Key data generated by clicking on a predetermined key by the coupon-using merchant terminal operator and / or the coupon processing request customer from a predetermined key input means including a function key or the like (for example, Key data corresponding to the coupon authentication code and / or key data corresponding to the customer wireless terminal number and / or key data corresponding to the coupon use identifier requested by the customer and / or key data corresponding to the coupon operation operator unique code Etc.) to the control unit 705.

According to the exemplary embodiment of the present invention, the controller 705 reads the key data input through the key input unit 725 and associates the key with at least one component provided in the coupon use merchant terminal 700. Control predetermined functions and / or predefined tasks corresponding to the data.

In this case, the predetermined function and / or predefined operation, the four-digit coupon management operator unique code, the coupon use identifier 1 digit and the customer wireless terminal number 11 digits in the member number (or card number) input area according to the present invention It is preferable to include a function (and / or task) for generating the full coupon processing request message to be input, and / or a function (and / or task) for transmitting the generated coupon processing request telegram to the server 1300 on the communication network. .

According to the exemplary embodiment of the present invention, the screen output unit 730 provided in the coupon using affiliated store terminal 700 may allow the coupon using affiliated store terminal 700 to generate a predetermined function (for example, full text of the coupon processing request). In the process of performing a function such as a transmission), the control unit 705 is predefined or real-time to be output to a predetermined screen output means including a liquid crystal display (LCD) and / or a cathode ray tube (CRT) The paper may be configured to output at least one information or data through a predefined screen interface.

Here, the predefined information or data to be output on the screen from the coupon using merchant terminal 700 is provided in the key data input through the key input unit 725, and / or in the coupon using merchant terminal 700. Corresponding to information (or data) stored or generated by a component, information (or data) transmitted and received through the communication unit 740, and / or a predetermined operation result performed by the coupon using affiliated store terminal 700. It is preferable to include at least one or more information (or data).

For example, the predefined information or data to be output on the screen may include identification code information and / or coupon operation operator unique code information corresponding to the customer wireless terminal number information and / or coupon processing request input through the key input unit 725. And / or coupon processing history (or result) information received from the server 1300 on the communication network in response to the coupon processing request message generation information and / or the coupon processing request message transmission information and / or the coupon processing request message text. May contain one or more.

According to the method of the present invention, the communication unit 740 provided in the coupon use merchant terminal 700, the coupon use merchant terminal 700 is the coupon operating operator unique code 4 digits and coupon use identifier 1 digit And 11-digit customer wireless terminal number is entered into the member number (or card number) input area, generates a coupon processing request message containing a predetermined coupon authentication code, and transmits the generated message to the server 1300 on the communication network In the process of performing a function such as a server 1300 (eg, coupon operation server and / or VAN server, etc.) and / or the terminal connected to the coupon using the merchant terminal 700 via a predetermined cable (or Device) and / or a predetermined communication means for connecting a communication session with a terminal (or device) connected to the coupon using merchant terminal 700 through a predetermined short range wireless communication. And that is characterized.

In addition, the communication unit 740 may include a predetermined value added network (VAN) or a financial common network or high-speed Internet (eg, ADSL / VDSL / Cable Network /.../ satellite communication) in hardware. A network communication unit for connecting a communication channel with a server 1300 (eg, a coupon operation server and / or a VAN server, etc.) on a wired or wireless communication network through a wired communication network and / or a predetermined wireless communication network including a mobile communication network or a wireless data communication network, And / or a cable communication unit for connecting a communication session with a predetermined terminal (or device) through predetermined cable communication, and / or infrared ray communication, radio frequency (RF) communication, Bluetooth (BlueTooth), wireless LAN ( At least one short-range communication unit for connecting a predetermined terminal (or device) and a short-range wireless communication session through at least one short-range wireless communication means including wireless LAN) and Wi-Fi. Comprised, including phase, it comprises a communication protocol and / or the driver for connecting the communication channel (or communication session) by software.

According to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention, the short-range communication unit, as described above, the coupon processing request customer wireless terminal of the coupon processing request customer required in the process of generating the full coupon processing request according to the present invention Preferably, the mobile terminal further includes a function of receiving number information through the short-range wireless communication.

According to the method of the present invention, the card interface 745 that can be provided in the coupon using merchant terminal 700, at least one or more information or data (for example, card number information, wireless terminal number provided on the card owned by the customer) And an interface for reading information, etc.).

MS interface that provides an interface between an MS (Magnetic Stripe) card and the coupon use merchant terminal based on ISO / IEC 7810 standard, and / or between a contact IC card and the merchant use terminal based on ISO / IEC 7816 standard. And a contactless IC interface providing an interface, and / or a contactless IC interface providing an interface between the contactless IC card and the coupon using merchant terminal based on the ISO / IEC 14443 standard.

According to an embodiment of the present invention, the secure application module 750 (Secure Application Module; SAM) that may be provided in the coupon using merchant terminal 700 is processed by the coupon using the merchant terminal 700 according to the present invention. Security requirements, including confidentiality and / or authentication and / or integrity and / or nonrepudiation, may be required during the creation of the full request. (Or payment server) can perform a function as a safety device for performing in a safe and reliable structure within the coupon using the merchant terminal 700.

For example, the security application module 150, the coupon using merchant terminal 700 has a predetermined security request function (e.g., coupon earning and / or coupon use and / or coupon inquiry and / or electronic payment and / or electronic payment) Function) in encrypting or decrypting a predetermined message (information or data) processed in the process of performing a function), adding an authenticator that prevents forgery (or tampering) of the message, or in performing the security request function. Can store the key information.

According to the method of the present invention, the printing unit 755 provided in the coupon using merchant terminal 700, the coupon using the merchant terminal 700, coupon processing using a customer coupon authentication code and / or wireless terminal number. Predetermined information or data (e.g., coupon processing history (or result) information or data according to a coupon processing request) generated as a result of performing a function and / or as a result thereof may be provided to a predetermined printing device (e.g., a receipt printer, a printer, etc. Can be printed as

For example, the printing unit 755 may include a printing protocol for printing coupon processing history (or result) information or data according to the coupon processing request through a predetermined printing device in accordance with a predefined printing form; It can be made by including a driver.

8 is an exemplary diagram of a coupon processing request professional membership number (or card number) system including a customer wireless terminal number according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention.

8 is a coupon processing, characterized in that the coupon processing request is generated in the member number (or card number) input area of the coupon processing request message generated by the professional generation unit 720 of the coupon using merchant terminal 700 shown in FIG. It is about the request full membership number (or card number) system.

According to the present invention, in the member number (or card number) input area of the coupon processing request specialist generated by the professional generating unit 720 of the coupon using merchant terminal 700, the key of the coupon using merchant terminal 700 A combination of a customer wireless terminal number input through the input unit 725, a coupon use identifier for identifying a coupon processing type including at least one coupon accumulation, coupon use, and coupon inquiry, and a coupon operation operator unique code are entered. It is characterized by.

Referring to FIG. 8A, in the 16-digit number system, the coupon management operator unique code 801a is the first four digits, the coupon use identifier 802a is the fifth digit, and the customer wireless terminal number 803a is the remaining. It is characterized by consisting of 11 digits.

Referring to FIG. 8B, the coupon management service provider unique code 801b is “7089”, the coupon use identifier 802b is “1”, and the customer wireless terminal number 803b is “010 3261 3951”. Here, the coupon use identifier "1" is a predetermined number of the coupon management operators, it may represent the "earn" or "use" or "inquiry" of the coupon.

Referring to FIG. 8C, when the station number of the customer wireless terminal number is three digits (803c), it corresponds to the case where “0” is added to the first digit of the station number.

9 is an exemplary view of a coupon use identifier according to an embodiment of the present invention.

FIG. 9 is a coupon corresponding to coupon processing such as accumulation, use, and inquiry of a customer coupon using a customer coupon authentication code and / or a wireless terminal number through the coupon use merchant terminal 700 shown in FIG. 7 according to the present invention. One embodiment for a usage identifier.

As described above, the coupon use identifier presented in the present invention is one of the numbers 1 to 9 given for the processing of earning, using, inquiring, etc. a predetermined coupon associated with the customer wireless terminal number. It features.

In addition, the coupon use identifier is located in the fifth place after the four-digit coupon operator code, among the total 16-digit number system entered in the member number (or card number) input area of the coupon processing request specialist according to the present invention. Characterized in that it is a number.

In addition, the coupon use identifier is a different number among the numbers from 1 to 9 in response to various coupon processing such as "earn", "use", "inquiry" in the coupon service provided by the coupon operator. It is characterized by being provided.

For example, when the coupon processing is a coupon accumulation, it is made of any one of the numbers 1 to 9, when the coupon processing is the use of the coupon, identification code corresponding to the coupon accumulation of the numbers 1 to 9 It consists of any number except the number used as, when the coupon processing is a coupon inquiry, used as an identification code corresponding to the coupon credit and the use of the coupon among the numbers from 1 to 9 It can consist of any number except numbers.

Referring to (a) of FIG. 9, coupon use identifiers corresponding to “earn”, “use”, “inquiry”, etc. are “1”, “2”, “3”, respectively, and referring to (b), “ Coupon usage identifiers corresponding to “earn”, “use”, “inquiry”, etc. are “9”, “8” and “7” respectively.

As such, the coupon use identifiers corresponding to the “establishment”, “use”, “inquiry”, etc. may be set differently for each coupon operator.

10 is a view illustrating a full coupon processing request according to an embodiment of the present invention.

In more detail, in FIG. 10, in the coupon using merchant terminal 700 illustrated in FIG. 7, a credit card payment approval request text using a conventional VAN is used as a coupon processing request message, and the member number of the coupon processing request text message is used. (Or card number) In the input area, a total of 16 digits including 4 digits of the coupon operator's unique code, 1 digit of the coupon use identifier, and 11 digits of the customer's wireless terminal number are entered. FIG. 1 illustrates an implementation method transmitted to 1300.

In addition, the present embodiment is presented to more clearly understand the present invention, those skilled in the art to which the present invention belongs, in describing the entire coupon processing request shown in the description, the credit card payment authorization You will be familiar with each of the components of the full body of the request, so a detailed description thereof will be omitted.

In addition, when the communication network between the coupon using the merchant terminal 700 and the server 1300 is not a VAN, the coupon processing request shown in the full text to indicate that there is enough room to be changed to facilitate implementation at the level of those skilled in the art.

Referring to FIG. 10, a predetermined transaction identifier (eg, 'tg') for requesting coupon processing based on a customer's wireless terminal number according to the present invention is included in the 'transaction section' area of a credit card payment approval request text message. The professional relay means (for example, VAN server or coupon operation server) on the communication network confirms that the request is not a request for credit card authorization, but the coupon processing based on the customer wireless terminal number according to the present invention, The full text may be provided to the corresponding coupon operation server 1300 instead of the credit card company server.

Referring to (a) of FIG. 10, wireless terminal number information (for example, 11-digit wireless terminal telephone number) of the coupon processing request customer, the coupon operation provider unique code information (for example, 4 digits), and the coupon use identifier (For example, one digit) is included in the 'TRACK II Data' area of the full text message and transmitted to a server (eg, a VAN server or a coupon operation server) on the communication network. From the 'TRACK II Data' area with reference to the transaction identifier of the area, the customer's wireless terminal number information (for example, 11-digit wireless terminal phone number), the coupon operator's unique code information (for example, 4 digits), and the coupon The usage identifier (for example, one digit) is read out.

Referring to (b) of FIG. 10, it shows a coupon authentication code corresponding to the coupon to be used by the customer provided from the customer, the coupon authentication code is included in the illustrated professional and transmitted to the coupon management server Characterized in that it is a means for authenticating the validity of the coupon use.

11 is a simple flowchart of a customer coupon processing request process according to an embodiment of the present invention.

FIG. 11 is a simple example of a process of generating a full coupon processing request message including a coupon authentication code through a coupon using merchant terminal 700 shown in FIG. 7 according to the present invention and transmitting it to a server 1300 on a communication network. It is also.

In particular, Figure 11 is a key input via the key input unit 725 provided in the coupon authentication code and / or customer wireless terminal number and / or coupon use identifier and / or coupon operation operator code in the coupon using merchant terminal 700 It is characterized in that to generate the full coupon processing request received.

Referring to FIG. 11, first, a coupon using merchant terminal 700 may be started from a process of receiving a predetermined coupon processing request from a customer (1100).

Then, the coupon using merchant terminal 700 to generate the full coupon processing request to be sent to the server 1300 (eg, VAN server, coupon operation server, etc.) on the communication network in response to the coupon processing request of the customer, the coupon The customer wireless terminal number information and / or the coupon use identifier information and / or the coupon operation operator code information may be input through the key input unit 725 provided in the affiliated store terminal 700 (1105).

In addition, the coupon using merchant terminal 700 requests an input of a coupon authentication code corresponding to the coupon processing of the customer to be included in the coupon processing request message to be generated through the key input unit 725 (1110).

When the coupon authentication code (number) corresponding to the coupon processing of the customer is input through the key input unit 725 (1115), the full text generation unit 720 of the coupon use merchant terminal 700 is the key input unit ( In operation 1120, a coupon processing request message including a customer wireless terminal number and a coupon authentication code input through the user is generated.

Here, the coupon processing request message may further include a coupon operation operator code (4 digits) together with the customer wireless terminal number and the coupon use identifier.

In addition, the transmission unit 710 of the coupon use merchant terminal 700 is a server 81300 (eg, coupon operation server, VAN server, etc.) on the communication network to the coupon processing request message generated through the professional generation unit 720 To the processor (1125).

Then, according to the present invention, the server 1300 on the communication network receives the coupon processing request message sent by the coupon use merchant terminal 700, the customer wireless terminal number, coupon included in the coupon processing request statement By checking the use identifier and coupon operation operator code (4 digits), the coupon processing (eg, use, etc.) of the customer is performed.

When the customer coupon processing operation corresponding to the coupon processing request message is performed from the server 1300 on the communication network, the receiving unit 715 of the coupon using merchant terminal 700 transmits the coupon from the server 1300 on the communication network. Receiving the processing history (or results) for the entire processing request (1130), the printing unit 755 of the coupon using the merchant terminal 700 prints (eg, receipts, etc.) containing the received processing history (or results) ) May be output (1135).

12 is a simple flowchart of a customer coupon processing request process according to an embodiment of the present invention.

FIG. 12 generates a full coupon processing request message including a coupon authentication code and / or a wireless terminal number through a coupon using merchant terminal 700 according to the present invention and transmits the same to a server 1300 on a communication network. As a simple example of the process, the figure receives the customer wireless terminal number information and / or coupon authentication code through the short-range communication unit provided in the coupon using merchant terminal 700, generating the full coupon processing request message Characterized in that.

According to FIG. 12, the illustrated embodiment may be started from a process in which the coupon use merchant terminal 700 receives a predetermined coupon processing request from a customer (1200).

Then, in order to generate the full coupon processing request to be sent to the server 1300 (eg, VAN server, coupon operation server, etc.) on the communication network in response to the coupon processing request of the customer, the coupon using merchant terminal 700 The short-range communication unit of 1) waits for a communication session connection with the customer wireless terminal 100 (1205).

When the customer wireless terminal 100 enters the communication session connection range of the short-range communication unit provided in the coupon using affiliated store terminal 700, and a predetermined short-range communication session is connected between the customer wireless terminal 100 and the short-range communication unit. 1210, the short-range communication unit of the coupon using affiliated terminal 700 receives the customer wireless terminal number information and / or a coupon authentication code through a communication session formed with the wireless terminal 100 (1220).

According to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention, the near field communication unit between the customer wireless terminal 100 and the coupon use merchant terminal 700 may include infrared ray communication, radio frequency (RF) communication, and Bluetooth (BlueTooth). At least one of a wireless LAN, a Wi-Fi, and the like.

When a coupon authentication code (number) and / or a wireless terminal number corresponding to the coupon processing of the customer is received through the above process, the professional generation unit 720 of the coupon using affiliated store terminal 700 receives the received coupon. A coupon processing request message including an authentication code, a customer wireless terminal number, a coupon use identifier, and a coupon operation operator code (4 digits) is generated (1225).

In addition, the transmission unit 710 of the coupon use merchant terminal 700 is a server 1300 (eg, coupon operation server, VAN server, etc.) on the communication network to the coupon processing request message generated through the full text generation unit 720 In operation 1230.

Then, according to the present invention, the server 1300 on the communication network receives the coupon processing request message sent by the coupon use merchant terminal 700, the customer wireless terminal number, coupon use included in the coupon processing request message The identifier and the coupon operation operator code (4 digits) are checked to perform the coupon processing operation of the customer.

When the customer coupon processing operation corresponding to the coupon processing request message is performed from the server 1300 on the communication network, the receiving unit 715 of the coupon using merchant terminal 700 transmits the coupon from the server 1300 on the communication network. Receiving the processing history (or results) for the entire processing request (1235), the printing unit 755 of the coupon use merchant terminal 700 is a printed matter (eg, receipt, etc.) containing the received processing history (or results) ) May be output (1240).

13 is a view showing a customer coupon processing system according to an embodiment of the present invention.

More specifically, FIG. 13 is a schematic configuration diagram of a coupon processing system for performing a processing operation such as earning, using, or inquiring a predetermined coupon acquired or owned by at least one or more customers based on their wireless terminal number. to be.

Referring to FIG. 13 according to a preferred method of the present invention, the customer coupon processing system is a storage medium for storing and storing the customer wireless terminal number information and the coupon information (information including the coupon authentication code) owned by the customer ( 1330), and a total of 16 digits including 4 digits of the coupon management operator unique code, 1 digit coupon use identifier, and 11 digits of the customer wireless terminal number are entered in the member number (or card number) input area, and includes a coupon authentication code. Generating a predetermined coupon processing request message, and confirms the coupon using the merchant terminal 700 to transmit the generated message to the VAN operator server on the communication network, and coupon operation provider unique code included in the coupon processing request message, the A VAN operator that transmits the entire coupon processing request message to the coupon management provider server 1300 corresponding to the coupon management provider unique code. Weaver (1335), and is characterized in that comprises a coupon management server 1300 to perform a process corresponding to the coupon offer professional process request transmitted from the service provider's server VAN 1335.

According to the method of the present invention, the coupon operation server 1300 is provided in a predetermined coupon providing (operation) organization, and / or in the coupon management organization, and / or in the coupon issuing organization, and And / or may be provided at a predetermined payment institution (e.g., a card company or a financial company, etc.), and / or provided at a predetermined telecommunications company (e.g., a mobile carrier), and / or provided at the VAN operator 1335. It is noted that the present invention is by no means limited thereto.

In addition, the coupon management server 1300 may be included in one server system as shown in FIG. 13 according to the intention of a person skilled in the art, or may be composed of two or more server systems in more detail for each functional means.

Referring to FIG. 13, the storage medium 1330 may be configured to process a predetermined coupon for a customer coupon corresponding to a coupon processing request message generated by the coupon operation server 700 according to the present invention. , Coupon use, etc.) is stored.

According to an embodiment of the present invention, the storage medium 1330 is characterized in that the customer wireless terminal number information and the customer's own coupon information (including coupon authentication code) is stored in association.

In addition, the storage medium 1330 may include at least one coupon operator information, at least one coupon use identifier information defined by the coupon operator, and / or at least one merchant information corresponding to the coupon operator (or Coupon use merchant terminal information) is characterized in that is stored in association.

In addition, the storage medium 1330 is characterized in that the coupon processing history (or result) information according to the coupon processing of the customer is stored in association with the customer wireless terminal information.

Referring to FIG. 13, a value added network (VAN) operator server 1335 (VAN) is a server on a communication network that generally provides a service by renting a line from a public telecommunications provider to increase value added with a high communication processing function. And a communication process for adding conversion of protocol, code, form, media, speed, etc. between the lower network and the upper network to the transmission.

According to the present invention, the VAN service provider server 1335 is configured to perform basic VAN service provider server processing functions (for example, relaying of a full payment card approval approval request and a full card payment approval response response, etc.) from the coupon use merchant terminal 700. Receive a coupon processing request message transmitted, characterized in that it comprises a function for delivering to the coupon operation server 1300.

Meanwhile, in FIG. 13, the coupon processing request message transmitted from the coupon use merchant terminal 700 is the coupon corresponding to the coupon operation provider unique code included in the coupon processing request message via the VAN operator server 1335. Although shown as being transmitted to the management server 1300, this is only one embodiment for helping the understanding of the present invention, without the relay of the VAN operator server 1335, directly operating the coupon from the merchant using the merchant terminal 700 The full coupon processing request is transmitted to the server 1300, and / or the VAN operator server 1335 replaces the function of the coupon management server 1300, and / or the coupon management server in the VAN provider system It is noted that 1300 may be located.

Referring to FIG. 13, the coupon operation server 1300 includes a receiver 1305 for receiving a coupon processing request message transmitted by the VAN operator server 1335 to perform the above-described coupon processing function, and the reception. Reads the entire coupon processing request, reads the customer's wireless terminal number 11 digits included in the full coupon processing request, and a professional reading unit 1310 to check the coupon authentication code included in the full coupon processing request, and the In connection with the storage medium 1330 (or the storage medium operating means), the customer wireless terminal number information matching the 11 digits of the read out of the customer wireless terminal number is confirmed, and corresponding to the confirmed customer wireless terminal number information An information confirmation unit 1315 for confirming coupon information owned by the customer, and the coupon processing corresponding to the confirmed coupon authentication code is performed using the confirmed coupon information. It characterized in that it includes a coupon processor 1320.

In addition, the coupon management server 1300, the information processing unit 1325 for transmitting the coupon processing (use) details (or results) information to the customer wireless terminal and / or the coupon use merchant terminal 700. It can be configured to further include.

Receiving unit 1305 of the coupon management server 1300, when the coupon processing request message is generated according to the coupon processing request of at least one customer from the coupon using merchant terminal 700, the VAN operator server 1335 Receive the coupon processing request message generated from the coupon using the merchant terminal 700, or directly receives the generated coupon processing request message from the coupon using the merchant terminal 700, the coupon operation server Characterized in that it serves as a coupon processing request message receiving means for delivering to the full text reader (1310) (1300).

The specialized reading unit 1310 of the coupon operation server 1300, the receiving unit 1305 receives a predetermined coupon processing request full text from the VAN operator server 1335 and / or the coupon using merchant terminal 100 If so, the storage medium 1330 may be linked to perform a function of a professional reading means for reading the full text of the coupon processing request.

In particular, the expert reading unit 1310 reads the 11-digit customer wireless terminal number included in the full coupon processing request message, with reference to the coupon operating company information and / or coupon use identifier information of the storage medium 1330, The coupon use identifier included in the full coupon processing request message may be checked.

In addition, the full text reading unit 1310 reads the full text of the coupon processing request when the result of checking the coupon use identifier is confirmed as a code indicating a coupon use identifier included in the full text of the coupon processing request. In addition, payment information and / or use coupon information included in the full coupon processing request message may be further read.

The information checking unit 1315 of the coupon operation server 1300 refers to the customer wireless terminal number information of the storage medium 1330 (or storage medium operating means), and is read through the specialized reading unit 1310. Confirming customer wireless terminal number information matching 11 digits of the customer wireless terminal number, and confirming information of the customer-owned coupon information (information including a coupon authentication code) corresponding to the confirmed customer wireless terminal number information It is characterized by performing the function of the means.

The coupon processing unit 1320 of the coupon operation server 1300 uses the confirmed coupon information (information including a coupon authentication code) through the information checking unit 1315, and uses the specialized reading unit 1310. Characterized in that it performs the function of the coupon processing means for performing the coupon processing corresponding to the coupon verification code confirmed through.

In addition, the coupon processing unit 1320 reads the coupon use identifier included in the coupon processing request telegram as a code indicating a coupon use, and the payment amount included in the coupon processing request telegram by the specialized reader 1310. When the information and / or the coupon information to be used are further read, the storage medium 1330 to reduce the coupon corresponding to the read payment amount information and / or the coupon information to be used from the coupon owned by the customer. Or in connection with a storage medium operating means), the coupon information owned by the customer previously stored in the storage medium 1330 is updated.

14 is a simple flowchart of a customer coupon processing process using a coupon authentication code according to an embodiment of the present invention.

14 is after the coupon processing request message corresponding to the customer coupon processing request generated in the coupon using merchant terminal 700 in accordance with the present invention is transmitted to the VAN operator server 1335 on the communication network, the VAN operator server 1335 The process is transmitted to the coupon operation server 1300 in the coupon processing corresponding to the customer coupon processing request message is shown.

Referring to FIG. 14, the full text generating unit 720 of the coupon using merchant terminal 700 may start from generating a full text of a coupon processing request according to a customer coupon processing request through the process of FIGS. 11 to 12. (1400).

When the coupon processing request message is generated through the above process, the transmitting unit 710 of the coupon using affiliated store terminal 700 transmits the generated coupon processing request message to the VAN provider server 1335 on the communication network (1405).

In addition, the VAN operator server 1335 checks the coupon operator code included in the coupon processing request message received from the coupon use merchant terminal 100, a coupon operator or coupon to deliver the received coupon processing request message. Search for the coupon management server 1300 corresponding to the operating operator (1410), and transmits the received coupon processing request message to the coupon management server 1300 of the confirmed coupon management operator (1415).

Then, the receiving unit 1305 of the coupon management server 1300 receives the full coupon processing request message from the VAN operator server 1335 and delivers it to the specialized reading unit 1310 (1420), the coupon management server 1300 The professional reading unit 1310 reads the customer wireless terminal number included in the full coupon processing request message, and also checks the coupon authentication code (1425).

Thereafter, the information checking unit 1315 of the coupon operation server 1300 checks the coupon information and / or the coupon authentication code corresponding to the customer wireless terminal number read by the expert reading unit 1310 (1430), The coupon processing unit 1320 of the coupon operation server 1300, in response to the confirmed coupon authentication code, performs a process (for example, earning, using, inquiry, etc.) for the customer coupon (1435).

In addition, the information transmitting unit 1325 of the coupon operation server 1300 transmits the customer coupon processing details (or results) to the coupon using merchant terminal 100 and / or the customer wireless terminal 100 (1440). .

15 is a simple flowchart of a customer coupon processing process using a coupon authentication code according to another embodiment of the present invention.

15 is a coupon processing request server corresponding to a customer coupon processing request generated by the coupon using merchant terminal 700 according to the present invention without directly passing through the VAN operator server 1335 on the communication network, the coupon operation server 1300 And a process of performing coupon processing corresponding to the customer coupon processing request message is performed.

Referring to FIG. 15, as shown in FIG. 14, the full text generating unit 720 of the coupon using merchant terminal 700 generates the full text of a coupon processing request according to a customer coupon processing request through the process of FIGS. 11 to 12. It can be started from doing (1500).

When the coupon processing request message including the coupon authentication code and / or the customer wireless terminal number, the coupon use identifier, and the coupon operator's unique code is generated through the above process, the transmitting unit 710 of the coupon using affiliated store terminal 700 is The generated coupon processing request message is transmitted to the coupon operation server 1300 on the communication network (1505).

In addition, the receiver 1305 of the coupon operation server 1300 receives the full coupon processing request message from the coupon using affiliated store terminal 700 and transmits the full coupon processing request message to the expert reading unit 1310 (1510).

Then, the full text reader 1310 of the coupon operation server 1300 reads the customer wireless terminal number included in the full text of the coupon processing request, and also checks the coupon authentication code (1515).

When the process of reading the customer wireless terminal number and confirming the coupon authentication code is completed, the information checking unit 1315 of the coupon operation server 1300 checks the coupon information corresponding to the read customer wireless terminal number (1520). ).

And, the coupon processing unit 1320 of the coupon management server 1300 in response to the coupon authentication code confirmed through the information check unit 1315, the processing for the customer coupon (eg, earning, use, inquiry, etc.) Perform (1525).

In this process, the coupon processing unit 1320 may update and store customer coupon information corresponding to the customer wireless terminal information.

In addition, the information transmission unit 1325 of the coupon operation server 1300 is the coupon processing history (or results) of the coupon processing unit 1320, the coupon use merchant terminal 700 and / or customer wireless terminal 100 In operation 1530.

By providing a coupon operation method and system based on the coupon authentication code according to the present invention, the customer has an advantage that can be performed more simply by using a mobile phone (number) holding the coupon management.

In addition, the coupon operator has an advantage in that it can reduce the cost for changing the existing system or coupon use merchant terminal for providing the coupon service.

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  1. An output unit for outputting at least one coupon list provided by the server when the server is connected to a network;
    A key input unit for receiving at least one coupon selection information from a user;
    A communication processor for providing coupon selection information input through the key input unit to the server;
    When a predetermined coupon authentication code corresponding to the coupon selected by the user provided from the server is received through the communication processing unit, the coupon authentication code and the coupon information (or coupon data) selected by the user may be cooperatively processed. A storage unit to store in a memory; And
    When using the coupon of the user, after extracting a coupon authentication code corresponding to the coupon to be used stored in the memory, and outputs the extracted coupon authentication code on the screen through the output unit, or a predetermined through the communication processing unit And a control unit provided to a terminal or a server on a network.
  2. An output unit for outputting at least one coupon list provided by the server when the server is connected to a network;
    A key input unit for receiving at least one coupon selection information from a user;
    A communication processor for providing coupon selection information input through the key input unit to the server; And
    When using the coupon of the user, through the communication processing unit, to receive a predetermined coupon authentication code corresponding to the coupon selected by the user provided from the server, and outputs the received coupon authentication code on the screen through the output unit Or a controller configured to provide a predetermined terminal or a server on a network through the communication processing unit.
  3. The method according to claim 1 or 2,
    And a storage unit for downloading the coupon data selected by the user from the server and storing the coupon data in a predetermined memory through the communication processing unit.
  4. A recording medium comprising a program for executing a function of the wireless terminal device constituting part of claim 1 or 2.
  5. Coupon list providing means for providing at least one coupon list to a predetermined terminal;
    Coupon selection information receiving means for receiving coupon selection information of the customer when providing at least one coupon selection information with reference to the coupon list in the terminal;
    Coupon authentication code generation / extraction means for generating or extracting a predetermined coupon authentication code corresponding to the coupon data (or coupon information) one-to-one after checking coupon data (or coupon information) corresponding to the received coupon selection information ;
    Coupon authentication code providing means for providing the coupon authentication code to the customer-owned wireless terminal;
    Information storing means for processing the coupon authentication code and the coupon data (or coupon information) provided to the customer-owned wireless terminal in association with the customer-owned wireless terminal information (and / or customer information) and storing them in a predetermined storage medium;
    Coupon authentication code receiving means for receiving a coupon authentication code corresponding to the coupon to be used from the coupon use merchant terminal (or customer wireless terminal) when the customer uses the coupon; And
    And a coupon authentication means for matching the received coupon authentication code with a coupon authentication code previously stored in the storage medium to authenticate the validity of the coupon used by the customer and / or the validity of the coupon using customer. Coupon operation server.
  6. Coupon list providing means for providing at least one coupon list to a predetermined terminal;
    Coupon selection information receiving means for receiving coupon selection information of the customer when providing at least one coupon selection information with reference to the coupon list in the terminal;
    Coupon authentication code generation / extraction means for generating or extracting a predetermined coupon authentication code corresponding to the coupon data (or coupon information) one-to-one after checking coupon data (or coupon information) corresponding to the received coupon selection information ;
    Information storage means for storing the coupon authentication code and the coupon data (or coupon information) in association with the customer-owned wireless terminal information (and / or customer information) in a predetermined storage medium;
    When requesting a coupon authentication code corresponding to the coupon in the customer wireless terminal, in conjunction with the storage medium, extract the coupon authentication code corresponding to the coupon requested by the customer one-to-one, and the coupon authentication code to the customer owned wireless Coupon authentication code providing means provided to the terminal;
    Coupon authentication code receiving means for receiving a coupon authentication code corresponding to the coupon to be used from the coupon use merchant terminal (or customer wireless terminal) when the customer uses the coupon; And
    And a coupon authentication means for matching the received coupon authentication code with a coupon authentication code previously stored in the storage medium to authenticate the validity of the coupon used by the customer and / or the validity of the coupon using customer. Coupon operation server.
  7. The method of claim 5 or 6, wherein the terminal,
    Coupon operation server comprising a wired terminal or a wireless terminal.
  8. The method according to claim 5 or 6,
    If the terminal is the customer owned wireless terminal,
    And an information receiving means for receiving predetermined wireless terminal information corresponding to the connected wireless terminal from a server on a communication network when the wireless terminal is connected.
  9. The method according to claim 5 or 6,
    And a coupon data (or coupon information) providing means for providing coupon data (or coupon information) corresponding to the coupon selection information to the terminal (or a customer-owned wireless terminal).
  10. The method of claim 5 or 6, wherein the coupon selection information receiving means,
    If the terminal is the wired terminal,
    Coupon operation server, characterized in that further receiving the customer wireless terminal information and / or the customer information from the wired terminal.
  11. The method according to claim 5 or 6,
    Coupon management server, characterized in that further comprising the information storage means for storing the validity of the coupon and / or the validity of the coupon using the customer, the coupon usage history information of the customer is authenticated in a predetermined storage medium .
  12. The method according to claim 5 or 6,
    After the validity of the coupon and / or the validity of the coupon user using the coupon, further comprising a coupon use history information providing means for providing the coupon use history information of the customer to the coupon issuer (or provider) server Operation Server.
  13. The method according to claim 5 or 6,
    After validating the validity of the coupon and / or the validity of the coupon user, updating the coupon information (or coupon data) associated with the customer-owned wireless terminal information (and / or customer information) in association with the storage medium. Coupon operation server characterized in that it further comprises a coupon information updating means.
  14. The method according to claim 5 to 13, wherein each of the means,
    On a single server (or device), or
    Coupon operation server, characterized in that provided in a plurality of servers (or devices).
  15. 15. The method of claim 5 to 14, wherein the coupon management server,
    Consists of a single server (or device), or
    Coupon operation server comprising a plurality of servers (or devices).
  16. A recording medium comprising a program for executing a function of the server constituting means of any one of claims 5 to 13.
  17. A terminal device accessing a server on a network and providing at least one coupon selection information;
    Coupon selection information receiving means for receiving the coupon selection information of the customer;
    Coupon authentication code generation / extraction means for generating or extracting a predetermined coupon authentication code corresponding to the coupon data (or coupon information) one-to-one after checking coupon data (or coupon information) corresponding to the received coupon selection information and,
    A coupon authentication code providing means for providing the coupon authentication code to the customer-owned wireless terminal;
    A server comprising information storing means for processing the coupon authentication code and the coupon data (or coupon information) provided to the customer-owned wireless terminal in association with the customer-owned wireless terminal information (and / or customer information) in a predetermined storage medium. ; And
    When using the coupon of the customer, a coupon using a merchant terminal (or customer wireless terminal) to provide a coupon authentication code corresponding to the coupon to be used to the server; characterized in that it comprises a,
    The server,
    After receiving the coupon authentication code provided by the coupon use merchant terminal (or customer wireless terminal), matching the received coupon authentication code and the coupon authentication code previously stored in the storage medium, the validity of the coupon used by the customer and And / or a coupon authentication means for authenticating the validity of the coupon user.
  18. A terminal device accessing a server on a network and providing at least one coupon selection information;
    Coupon selection information receiving means for receiving the coupon selection information of the customer;
    After confirming the coupon data (or coupon information) corresponding to the received coupon selection information, the coupon authentication code generation / extraction for generating or extracting a predetermined coupon authentication code corresponding to the coupon data (or coupon information) one-to-one Sudan,
    Information storage means for linking the coupon authentication code and the coupon data (or coupon information) with the customer-owned wireless terminal information (and / or customer information) in a predetermined storage medium;
    When requesting a coupon authentication code corresponding to the coupon in the customer-owned wireless terminal, after extracting a coupon authentication code corresponding to the coupon requested by the customer one-to-one in connection with the storage medium, the coupon authentication code is owned by the customer Server having a coupon authentication code providing means for providing to a wireless terminal; And
    When using the coupon of the customer, a coupon using a merchant terminal (or customer wireless terminal) to provide a coupon authentication code corresponding to the coupon to be used to the server; characterized in that it comprises a,
    The server,
    After receiving the coupon authentication code provided by the coupon use merchant terminal (or customer wireless terminal), matching the received coupon authentication code and the coupon authentication code previously stored in the storage medium, the validity of the coupon used by the customer and And / or a coupon authentication means for authenticating the validity of the coupon user.
  19. The method of claim 17 or 18,
    The terminal device,
    Coupon operating system comprising a wired terminal or a wireless terminal.
  20. The method of claim 17 or 18,
    The terminal device,
    Coupon operating system comprising the customer wireless terminal.
  21. The method of claim 17 or 18,
    The server,
    And a coupon data (or coupon information) providing means for providing coupon data (or coupon information) corresponding to the coupon selection information to the terminal (or customer-owned wireless terminal).
  22. The method of claim 17 or 18,
    The server,
    After the validity of the coupon and / or the validity of the coupon using the customer, the coupon management system further comprises information storage means for storing the coupon usage history information of the customer whose validity is authenticated in a predetermined storage medium. .
  23. The method of claim 17 or 18,
    The server,
    After the validity of the coupon and / or the validity of the coupon user using the coupon, further comprising a coupon usage history information providing means for providing the coupon usage history information of the customer to the coupon issuer (or provider) server Operating system.
  24. The method of claim 17 or 18,
    The server,
    After validating the validity of the coupon and / or the validity of the coupon user, updating the coupon information (or coupon data) associated with the customer-owned wireless terminal information (and / or customer information) in association with the storage medium. Coupon operating system characterized in that it further comprises a coupon information updating means.
  25. Accessing a server on a network from a predetermined terminal and providing at least one coupon selection information to the server;
    Receiving coupon selection information of the customer at the server;
    Identifying, at the server, coupon data (or coupon information) corresponding to the received coupon selection information, generating or extracting a predetermined coupon authentication code corresponding to the coupon data (or coupon information) one-to-one;
    The server provides the coupon authentication code to the customer-owned wireless terminal, and the coupon authentication code and the coupon data (or coupon information) provided to the customer-owned wireless terminal are the customer-owned wireless terminal information (and / or customer information). Storing the data in a predetermined storage medium in association with;
    After the coupon authentication code is received by the customer-owned wireless terminal, cooperatively processing the coupon authentication code and the selected coupon information (or coupon data) and storing them in a predetermined memory;
    Extracting a coupon authentication code corresponding to the coupon to be used stored in the memory at the customer-owned wireless terminal when the coupon is used by the user;
    When the coupon is used by the customer, providing a coupon authentication code corresponding to the coupon to be used at the coupon using merchant terminal (or customer wireless terminal) to the server;
    After receiving the coupon authentication code provided by the coupon use merchant terminal (or customer wireless terminal) in the server, matching the received coupon authentication code and the coupon authentication code previously stored in the storage medium, the coupon used by the customer And validating the validity of the coupon use customer and / or the coupon operating method comprising a.
  26. Accessing a server on a network from a predetermined terminal and providing at least one coupon selection information to the server;
    Receiving coupon selection information of the customer at the server;
    Identifying, at the server, coupon data (or coupon information) corresponding to the received coupon selection information, generating or extracting a predetermined coupon authentication code corresponding to the coupon data (or coupon information) one-to-one;
    Storing, by the server, the coupon authentication code and the coupon data (or coupon information) in association with the customer-owned wireless terminal information (and / or customer information) in a predetermined storage medium;
    When requesting the coupon authentication code corresponding to the coupon in the customer-owned wireless terminal, the server extracts the coupon authentication code corresponding to the coupon requested by the customer in one-to-one in connection with the storage medium, and then the coupon authentication code Providing to the customer-owned wireless terminal;
    When the coupon is used by the customer, providing a coupon authentication code corresponding to the coupon to be used at the coupon using merchant terminal (or customer wireless terminal) to the server;
    After receiving the coupon authentication code provided by the coupon use merchant terminal (or customer wireless terminal) in the server, matching the received coupon authentication code and the coupon authentication code previously stored in the storage medium, the coupon used by the customer And validating the validity of the coupon use customer and / or the coupon operating method comprising a.
  27. The method of claim 25 or 26,
    And providing, by the server, coupon data (or coupon information) corresponding to the coupon selection information to the terminal (or a customer owned wireless terminal).
  28. The method of claim 25 or 26,
    And after the server validates the validity of the coupon and / or the validity of the coupon user, storing the coupon use history information of the customer whose validity is authenticated in a predetermined storage medium. How to operate.
  29. The method of claim 25 or 26,
    Coupon operation, characterized in that further comprising the step of providing the coupon use history information of the customer to the coupon issuer (or provider) server after the validity of the coupon and / or the validity of the coupon using customer in the server Way.
  30. The method of claim 25 or 26,
    Coupon information (or coupon data) associated with the customer-owned wireless terminal information (and / or customer information) in association with the storage medium after the validity of the coupon and / or the validity of the coupon user using the server in the server Coupon operating method characterized in that it further comprises the step of updating the processing.
  31. 31. A recording medium, comprising recording a program for executing the method of any one of claims 25-30.
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