TWI506572B - Paperless certificate transaction system and method thereof - Google Patents

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TWI506572B
TWI506572B TW103114331A TW103114331A TWI506572B TW I506572 B TWI506572 B TW I506572B TW 103114331 A TW103114331 A TW 103114331A TW 103114331 A TW103114331 A TW 103114331A TW I506572 B TWI506572 B TW I506572B
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Paperless voucher checkout system and method

The present invention relates to a service information system, and more particularly to a paperless voucher checkout system and method.

In recent years, the government has promoted the consumption pattern of electronic invoices in order to reduce energy waste, especially for convenience store receipts or invoice papers. Currently, most of the chain convenience stores on the market are equipped with a Kiosk service information device, such as: 7-11 convenience store i-bon machine, when no one is using, it will automatically play short films, carousel products, advertisements, special events, etc. When the user touches, the screen will immediately convert to provide users with inquiries, specials, members. Dividends, exclusive promotional information for users, printouts and other services can guide users to purchase such services. After the Kiosk service information equipment completes the service selection, the consumer further prints out a paper representing the transaction offer or payment certificate of the service and a COUPON roll for the discount, guiding the consumer to the 7-11 convenience store counter. The paper deals with the offer and commitment and completes the payment in order to complete the transaction.

According to the above-mentioned prior art, the Kiosk service information device installed in the chain convenience store will print out the paper representing the transaction offer or the payment certificate or the COUPON volume for the discount after the service is completed, and the user has The paper of the payment voucher is settled at the counter to settle the payment offer and promise. After the payment is completed, the paper will be useless. The life cycle of the use is only a few minutes. In addition to the increase in printing cost, the paper is also wasted. In the era of rapid development of service information, the number of manufacturers working with convenience stores is increasing day by day. In terms of current technology, the demand for all services on Kiosk service information equipment in chain convenience stores cannot be applied, and the problem of waste caused by a large amount of paper cannot be solved. Therefore, the above prior art does have a need to propose a better solution.

In view of the above-mentioned shortcomings of the prior art, the main object of the present invention is to provide a paperless voucher checkout system and method, through convenience stores, department stores, supermarkets and other retail channels or public places such as airports, hospitals, sightseeing rest stations (hereinafter referred to as The Kiosk service information equipment installed by the retail channel operator is connected with a number of partner units of the representative manufacturer. The cooperation unit relays the service information generated by the user on the service information device through the background equipment of the retail channel operator. Back to the convenience store for simultaneous use, so that it is not necessary to separately print out the purchase order on behalf of the transaction, the bar code paper or catalogue representing the goods or services, the paper of the payment voucher or the COUPON volume for the discount (hereinafter referred to as the transaction voucher) ), in order to achieve the purpose of saving paper for trading documents.

The technical means adopted for achieving the foregoing purpose is that the aforementioned paperless voucher checkout system includes: a service information device connected to the network, exchanges data with more than one partner through the network, and provides an authentication mode to generate A service information that can replace a document; a service data server that connects to the service information device and more than one partner through the network, receives a service data provided by the partner, and forwards the service information to the service information Device; a checkout device that is connected to the service information device to receive service data and exclusive information on behalf of the user.

The above service information system mainly provides users with the operation of the service information device, and browses various exquisite goods, services, collections, account stored value, game points and tickets provided by multiple cooperation units or retail channels. , bonus exchange, printout, advertising, special activities, etc. (hereinafter referred to as service), when the user selects the service provided by a partner, the service data server can receive the service data provided by the partner, and The service data is forwarded back to the service information device, and the checkout device obtains the exclusive information and service information of the user on the service information device. The user does not need to take other paper or documents to go to the counter. The account is completed to improve the service efficiency of the retail channel operators and save paper.

A further technical means for achieving the foregoing objective is to provide a paperless voucher checkout method comprising a service information device and a checkout device, wherein the service information device performs the following steps: receiving a selection command; receiving the After the command is selected, a selected message is sent to the remote end; determining whether a service data corresponding to the selected message is received; and after receiving the service data, performing an authentication mode to generate a dedicated information; The information and the service data are transmitted to the checkout device, and the service is completed at the checkout device.

The above method mainly determines the user's operation behavior on the service information device, and when the user browses the product or service special offer, collection, account stored value, game point provided by a plurality of cooperation units or retail channel operators. When the number, the ticket, the member bonus, the exclusive promotion information for the user, the print output, etc., the selected message corresponding to the selection instruction is transmitted to the remote data through a selection instruction input by the user. a library or a server or the like to exchange corresponding service data, and perform an authentication mode on the service information device to generate exclusive information of the user, and transmit the exclusive information and service data to the checkout device, when the user wants to conclude The account allows the store clerk to confirm the aforementioned exclusive information and complete the service on the checkout device.

In this way, the efficiency of using the convenience store service information device is improved in an instant, convenient and low-cost manner, and the purpose of saving the transaction document paper is achieved.

A preferred embodiment of the paperless voucher checkout system of the present invention, as shown in FIG. 1, is mainly composed of a service information device 10, a service data server 20, and a checkout device 30. The example further includes a plurality of cooperation units 40.

It should be noted that the paperless voucher checkout system of the present embodiment is implemented in a convenience store store, and the checkout device 30 is connected to the service information device 10 by way of example and not by convenience store store. The service information device 10 transmits and receives various multimedia information through the network, so that the service information device 10 can exchange information with most cooperation units 40 through the network.

The service data server 20 is connected to the service information device 10 and the plurality of cooperation units 40 through the network. When the user operates on the service information device 10, if the service is selected, the service is selected. The information device 10 can send a selection instruction to the corresponding cooperation unit 40 according to the user's selection, and the cooperation unit 40 that receives the selection instruction transmits the corresponding service data to the service data server 20, the service. The data server 20 then forwards the service data to the service information device 10, and the user executes an authentication mode on the service information device 10 to generate a proprietary information that can replace the document, and the service information device 10 The exclusive information and the service data are simultaneously transmitted to the checkout device 30, so that the user does not need to take other paper or documents to save the transaction voucher paper.

In this embodiment, the service data includes a transaction detail data, a coupon transaction details, an electronic ticket transaction details, a service information material, a COUPON volume for a discount, a cash coupon, and a member bonus point exchange data. Etc.; the exclusive information includes an authentication code, a one-dimensional barcode, a two-dimensional barcode, a QR Code, and the like.

To further illustrate how the present invention performs the service through the service information device 10 and the checkout device 30, please refer to FIG. 2, wherein the service information device 10 further includes a first sensing module 11 and a first database 12. The first sensing module 11 can be used to read or sense the exclusive information on a vehicle. The first database 12 is used to store service information, user-specific service information and exclusive information of each cooperation unit 40. .

As shown in FIG. 2, the checkout device 30 further includes a service module 31, a second sensor module 32, and a second database 33. The second database 33 is used to store the service information device 10 for transmission. The service information of the various partner units 40, the user-specific service information and the exclusive information, the service module 31 can be operated by the store clerk and display the information required by the user to checkout, such as service information and exclusive information. For confirmation, in the embodiment, the second sensing module 32 can be used to read or sense the exclusive information on a carrier to confirm the user identity of the checkout.

In this embodiment, the vehicles include a credit card, an electronic ticket, a natural person certificate, a bonus member certificate, a membership certificate, a membership certificate barcode, and the like to obtain exclusive information in the vehicle.

In this embodiment, the vehicle includes a mobile device, a tablet computer, a mobile phone application, a member account, and a login or identification mechanism of the device, application or account to obtain exclusive information in the vehicle. .

Therefore, the retail channel service information system of the present invention mainly provides a user with a variety of exquisite goods, services, collections, account stored value, game points, and a plurality of cooperation units 40 provided by the user on the service information device 10. Tickets, bonus exchanges, printouts, advertisements, special events, etc., when the user selects the service of one of the cooperation units 40, the cooperation unit 40 forwards the service data to the service through the service data server 20. The information device 10, at the same time, the checkout device 30 obtains the exclusive information and service data representing the user from the service information device 10, and the user can go to the counter to check out the service without completing other papers or documents, thereby improving the retail access. The service efficiency of the operators and the saving of paper.

From the application mode and description of the preferred embodiment of the present invention described above, a paperless voucher checkout method can be summarized, which includes the above service information device 10 and the checkout device 30, as shown in FIG. 3, and by the service information device 10: performing the following steps: receiving a selection instruction input by the user (S11); receiving the selection instruction, sending a selection message to the service data server 20 located at the remote end (S12); determining whether the Receiving, by the service data server 20, a service data corresponding to the selected message (S13); receiving the service data, performing an authentication mode to generate a dedicated information (S14); and the exclusive information and the The service data is transmitted to the checkout device 30, and the service is completed at the checkout device 30 (S15).

The above method mainly determines the operation behavior of the user on the service information device 10, and when the user browses the product or service special offer, collection, account stored value, game points, ticket provided by the plurality of cooperation units. When the voucher, the member bonus, the exclusive promotion information for the user, the print output, and the like, the selection instruction corresponding to the selection instruction is transmitted to the service data server 20 through the selection instruction input by the user. To exchange the corresponding service data, and perform the authentication mode on the service information device 10, and when the above method is performed to perform the authentication mode (S14) step, please refer to FIG. 4, the method further performs the following sub-steps: The service information device 10 provides a display information option and a carrier connection option (S141); when the user selects and executes the display information option on the service information device 10, the service information device 10 generates an exclusive authentication code. Information (S142); when the user selects and executes the vehicle connection option on the service information device 10 (S143); Determining whether a sensing signal is obtained (S144); if the service information device 10 obtains the sensing signal, generating exclusive information corresponding to the carrier (S145).

The above method mainly provides exclusive information of the user, and transmits the exclusive information and service data to the checkout device 30. When the user wants to checkout, the store clerk can confirm the exclusive information and complete the checkout device 30. Service, and when the above method is performed until the checkout device 30 completes the service (S15) step, as shown in FIG. 5, the checkout device 30 further performs the following steps: accepting one generated when the user checks out the account Exclusive information (S151); providing service data corresponding to the exclusive information on the service module 31 (S152); determining whether a confirmation message for confirming the exclusive information content is received (S153); if the confirmation message is received, A certificate is printed (S154).

To further illustrate the specific application state of the paperless voucher checkout system of the present invention, please refer to FIG. 6, wherein the service information device 10 refers to a Kiosk service information device installed in a retail channel operator, and the service information device 10 installed therein is installed. The Kiosk service information device has a first database 12 for storing service information of each cooperation unit 40, user-specific service data and exclusive information, and the Kiosk service information device is further provided with The first sensing module 11 reads or senses a carrier, and the cooperation unit 40 includes more than one manufacturer server. After receiving the selected message transmitted by the Kiosk service information device through the network, the manufacturer server The service data is transmitted to the service data server 20 via the network, and transmitted back to the Kiosk service information device through the service data server 20 to complete the process of transferring the service data;

The checkout device 30 is a cash register with a connection function. The cash register has a service module 31, a second sensor module 32 and a second database 33 for checking out and storing information respectively. After the above-mentioned service data is transferred, the user can perform the authentication mode on the Kiosk service information device, and the display information option or the vehicle link option can be selectively selected, and the exclusive information is generated regardless of any option selected. The Kiosk service information device synchronizes the exclusive information and the corresponding service data to the cash register, and stores it in the second database 33;

When the user wants to check out the account to complete the service, the clerk can display and confirm the user's data through the service module 31 of the cash register, and can select the information option according to the user selected in the authentication mode or Having a connection option, and inputting the exclusive information with the authentication code on the service module 31, or providing the second sensing module 32 to correspond to the carrier, and reading or sensing the second sensing module 32 again. The vehicle (such as a credit card) for the consumer or the clerk to recognize the service information displayed on the service module 32, and after confirming the correctness, print the voucher (such as an invoice or receipt) to the user to complete the service.

10 Service Information Equipment 11 First Sensor Module 12 First Library 20 Service Data Server 30 Checkout Equipment 31 Service Module 32 Second Sensor Module 33 Second Library 40 Cooperation Unit

1 is a schematic diagram showing the architecture of a paperless voucher checkout system according to a preferred embodiment of the present invention. 2 is a block diagram showing a service information device and a checkout device according to a preferred embodiment of the present invention. FIG. 3 is a flow chart of service information transfer according to a preferred embodiment of the present invention. 4 is a flow chart of an authentication mode in accordance with a preferred embodiment of the present invention. Figure 5 is a flow chart showing the service of the checkout device in accordance with a preferred embodiment of the present invention. 6 is a schematic diagram of an application state of a preferred embodiment of the present invention.

10 Service Information Equipment 20 Service Data Server 30 Checkout Equipment 40 Cooperation Unit

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  1. A paperless voucher checkout system, comprising: a service information device connected to a network, exchanging data with more than one partner through a network, and providing an authentication mode to generate a proprietary information that can replace the document; a service data server that is connected to the service information device and one or more cooperation units via the network, receives a service data provided by the cooperation unit, and forwards the service information to the service information device; a checkout device, and the The service information device is connected to receive service information and exclusive information on behalf of the user.
  2. The service information device further includes a first sensor module and a first database; the checkout device further includes a service module and a second sensor module. And a second database.
  3. The first sensor module and the second sensor module are respectively configured to read or sense exclusive information on a carrier, the first database and the first The two databases are used to store service information, service materials or proprietary information of each partner unit.
  4. The paperless voucher settlement system as claimed in claim 3, wherein the carrier means a credit card, an electronic ticket, a natural person voucher, a bonus member voucher, a membership voucher barcode, a mobile device, a tablet computer, A mobile app, a member account or a membership voucher.
  5. The paperless voucher settlement system according to any one of claims 1 to 4, wherein the service data is a transaction detail data, a coupon transaction detail, an electronic ticket transaction detail, a service information material or a discount. The COUPON, a cash coupon, and a member bonus point redemption data volume; the exclusive information is an authentication code, a one-dimensional barcode, a two-dimensional barcode or a QR Code.
  6. The paperless voucher checkout system according to any one of claims 1 to 4, wherein the service information device refers to a Kiosk service information device of a retail channel operator, and the installed service information device refers to a Kiosk service information device. The checkout device refers to a cash register with a connection function.
  7. The paperless voucher settlement system according to claim 5, wherein the service information device refers to a Kiosk service information device of a retail channel operator, and the service information device installed refers to a Kiosk service information device; the checkout device system Refers to a cash register with a connection function.
  8. A paperless voucher checkout method, comprising: a service information device and a checkout device, wherein the service information device performs the following steps: receiving a selection instruction; after receiving the selection instruction, sending a selection message to the remote end; Determining whether a service data corresponding to the selected message is received; after receiving the service data, performing an authentication mode to generate a dedicated information; and transmitting the exclusive information and the service data to the checkout device, and The service is completed at the checkout device.
  9. The paperless voucher settlement method as claimed in claim 8, when the method is executed to perform the authentication mode step, the method further performs the following substeps: providing a display information option; executing the display information option to generate an authentication code Exclusive information.
  10. The paperless voucher checkout method as claimed in claim 8 or 9, when the method is executed to perform the authentication mode step, the method further performs the following substeps: providing a carrier link option; when executing the carrier link option, Determining whether a sensor signal is obtained; if the service information device obtains the sensor signal, generating exclusive information corresponding to the vehicle.
  11. The method as claimed in claim 10, wherein when the method is executed until the checkout device completes the service step, the checkout device further performs the following steps: accepting an exclusive information; providing corresponding information corresponding to the exclusive information Service information; determine whether a confirmation message is received; if the confirmation message is received, a certificate is printed.
  12. The method as claimed in claim 10, wherein when the method is executed until the checkout device completes the service step, the checkout device further performs the following steps: accepting an exclusive information; providing corresponding information corresponding to the exclusive information Service information; determine whether a confirmation message is received; if the confirmation message is received, a certificate is printed.
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