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US20050211768 Interactive vending system(s) featuring product customization, multimedia, education and entertainment, with business opportunities, models, and methods  
Individual or multiple-unit vending systems/kiosks with the ability to create highly customized products at the time of sale, with audio-visual features, handicap access and additional abilities...
US20050139659 Apparatus and method for providing point of purchase products  
The present invention provides various apparatuses and methods that allow point of purchase products to be automatically dispensed. In an embodiment, the present invention operates with a...
US20060289633 Receipts having dual-sided thermal printing  
Variable information printed on both sides of a paper receipt at transaction time saves materials and provides flexibility in providing information to the recipient. Direct thermal printing on...
US20050082364 Systems and methods for banking transactions using a stored-value card  
Systems and methods for banking transactions use a kiosk to perform financial services. The kiosk dispenses a stored-value card. The kiosk determines a stored-value account related to a...
US20140074714 ATTENDED DISPENSING ENVIRONMENT UTILIZING MOBILE PAYMENT  
A payment system is provided for attended vending machines allowing customers to initiate mobile payment for goods or services with an attendant handheld. The handheld can generate a transaction...
US20060231614 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MANAGING VENDING MACHINE OFFERS  
In accordance with one or more embodiments, a promotion redeemable at a vending machine is determined. The promotion comprises an offer distinct from a general offer to sell products from the...
US20060231612 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MANAGING VENDING MACHINE OFFERS  
In accordance with one or more embodiments, a promotion redeemable at a vending machine is determined. The promotion comprises an offer distinct from a general offer to sell products from the...
US20110313937 Vehicle rental system and method  
A system and method are provided for facilitating a remote live vehicle rental transaction between a customer service representative (CSR) and a customer and providing a vehicle key device to the...
US20050139655 Systems and methods for the identification and presenting of information  
A method, system and computer readable medium for presenting information for use within a gas station, including sensing at the gas station at least an identification code on one or more...
US20050121513 Cash dispensing automated transaction machine and method  
A system for connecting transaction services to an ATM (10, 500) that includes a network (20). A user interface service (12) and a lookup service (22) are in operative connection with the network....
US20070080216 User interface systems  
A user interface system for allowing users to initiate events comprises: a plurality of markers each having a marker identity; a plurality of portable readers each having a reader identity and...
US20120016518 CONSUMER-OPERATED KIOSKS FOR BUYING AND/OR SELLING CONSUMER PRODUCTS AND ASSOCIATED SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
Consumer-operated kiosks for buyer and/or selling consumer products and associated systems and methods are disclosed herein. In various embodiments, for example, a method for purchasing consumer...
US20070255611 Order distributor  
An order distributor intelligently matches agents with customers based on a number of factors to achieve a substantial match with the customer's needs, the business' needs and the agent's...
US20060169769 Intelligent manager for automatically handling and managing media  
A system for managing a plurality of media includes an apparatus that houses a subset of the plurality. The apparatus may dispense media, either in raw or packaged form, and may receive media in...
US20090313139 PRODUCT PROVIDING APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING GUI USING THE SAME  
A product providing apparatus and a method for providing a GUI using the same are provided. The product providing apparatus includes a display unit, a payment unit, and a control unit which...
US20090272799 Method and Apparatus for Purchasing and Dispensing Products  
A system for purchasing a product that does not need to be physically present at a point-of-sale includes a point-of-sale device, a product-selection device, a data-analyzing device, an...
US20070069011 RF POINT OF PURCHASE APPARATUS AND METHOD OF USING SAME  
The present invention provides a checkout device that includes a purchasable item having an RFID tag affixed thereto and a scanner for detecting the RFID tag. A dispenser proximate to the scanner...
US20070051797 Methods and systems for packaging and distributing financial instruments  
A card dispensing apparatus is described herein. A product package is provided that contains a consumable or a non-consumable. A debit card or a credit card having a magnetic stripe is removably...
US20080154735 MOBILE VENDING PURCHASING  
A system and a method for using a portable consumer device such as a mobile phone for payments and the like are disclosed. One embodiment of the invention is directed to a method comprising...
US20070057047 Dispenser, Dispenser Array, Manufacturing Method for Dispenser, Inspection Device, Inspection Method and Biochip  
The present invention provides a dispenser which can inspect and manufacture a biochip by attaching various kinds of liquid samples accurately and at a high speed. The dispenser comprises liquid...
US20060242020 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR OFFERING FORWARD COMMITMENT AGREEMENTS  
The invention includes a system and method for presenting forward commitment agreements to consumers proximate to a benefit dispensing device such as a vending machine or an automatic teller...
US20060242019 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR OFFERING FORWARD COMMITMENT AGREEMENTS  
The invention includes a system and method for presenting forward commitment agreements to consumers proximate to a benefit dispensing device such as a vending machine or an automatic teller...
US20060213985 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ISSUING AND MANAGING GIFT CERTIFICATES  
The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for issuing and redeeming a gift certificate drawn on a credit card or other financial account. The present invention includes a first...
US20060213983 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ISSUING AND MANAGING GIFT CERTIFICATES  
The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for issuing and redeeming a gift certificate drawn on a credit card or other financial account. The present invention includes a first...
US20060091203 Systems and methods for the identification and presenting of information  
A method, system and computer readable medium for presenting information for use within a gas station, including sensing at the gas station at least an identification code on one or more...
US20050205666 Loyalty automatic merchandiser system  
A loyalty automatic merchandiser system comprises a vending machine capable of vending product, the vending machine having an input device for receiving identification information of a customer...
US20110035049 Fuel delivery information system  
A fuel delivery information system has a fuel pump having a first communication unit and a motor vehicle having a second communication unit. Communication between the second communication unit and...
US20050218216 Prepaid card issuing system  
A prepaid card issuing system that includes a card with identifying indicia associated with a specific entity, such as a store from which products or services can be purchased, and a value such as...
US20140110476 METHOD AND SYSTEM OF VENDING A PRODUCT INTO A REUSABLE CONTAINER  
A method of vending a product from a vending machine into a reusable container adapted to receive the product from the vending machine, the method comprising: receiving user account information...
US20120067950 Self Service Coin Redemption Card Printer-Dispenser  
A method of transferring funds to a personalized portable storage medium using a kiosk includes the acts of receiving funds comprising a batch of loose mixed coins in a coin receiving area of the...
US20070267474 SECURE STORAGE DIGITAL KIOSK DISTRIBUTION METHODS  
A method and system of providing movies or other content is provided where a flash drive or flash memory card is used in place of DVD's or other formats. A user receives the content on the flash...
US20130043305 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR RECEIVING COMPENSATION FOR USING MOBILE PAYMENT SERVICES  
Provided are methods and systems for receiving compensation for using mobile payment services. A customer may register with a mobile payment service provider and provide customer payment...
US20080048028 LIGHT EMITTING SKIN TREATMENT DEVICE FOR HANDS  
A light emitting skin treatment device for hands is disclosed. Generally, a wholesaler supplies an LED skin treatment device to a retailer. To reduce the duration of treatments, a partially...
US20050206501 Labor management system and method using a biometric sensing device  
A system and associated method for automating labor management functions, for example, by providing one or more self-service human resources terminals (10), each having a biometric sensing device...
US20130043304 BEVERAGE PREPARATION MACHINE COMPRISING A CARD READING ARRANGEMENT  
The present invention relates to a beverage preparation machine (1), in particular to capsule-based machine, comprising a card reading arrangement (23, 24) for reading user identification...
US20070187485 CASH HANDLING  
Cash handling in a cash handling system is described in terms of methods and arrangements that interact by exchanging cash as well as information signals. A cash transport unit is configured to...
US20060293783 Intelligent cash control system  
A lottery terminal or kiosk such as a video lottery terminal, a lottery ticket printing terminal and/or other remotely controlled retail or gaming kiosk, which allows for transactions of the type...
US20130036017 Financial card for online fund transfer and method therefor  
Disclosed is a financial card comprising of at least a user identification means including but not limited to a fingerprint recognition scanner and at least a data transfer protocol, and...
US20100102126 Container security system  
An improved mail depository type container (10), and communication device(s) system for the deposit and aggregation of commodities (100), like paper documents, memory enabled electronic devices...
US20070215699 Method and apparatus for customization and dispensing customized plastic cards  
An apparatus and method for selecting and processing text or images and applying the text or images to a variety of plastic cards. This system allows a user to select or upload images, select or...
US20060180647 RFID applications  
Applications of RFID technology include: RFID Tags on Automobiles in Parking Garages; RFID w/Toothbrushes; RFID Tags For Laundry Settings; RFID Tags Or Labels to Find a Mate; RFID To Identify The...
US20080110981 PROJECTED USER INPUT DEVICE FOR A FUEL DISPENSER AND RELATED APPLICATIONS  
Methods and systems for preventing fraudulent acquisition of private transaction information associated with customer input at a fuel dispenser are disclosed. According to one embodiment, a fuel...
US20070272743 Kiosk and Method for Vending Stored Value Cards  
A kiosk machine vends stored value cards (i.e., pre-paid and gift cards). The kiosk is self-service and will allow a user to select, purchase and pay for a stored value card without requiring the...
US20070045410 Smart connections  
The invention provides a method of controlling access to an object (16), such as a product for sale. The object (16) or its packaging (110) is secured, for example to a sales console (12,68) by...
US20130292467 System and Method for Automatic Visitor Check-In and Access Card Issuance  
A method and apparatus are disclosed for accessing a secure area. The method includes the steps of preregistering a plurality of visitors with an access control system, the access control system...
US20050156027 Method and apparatus for vending magic, pranks, and gags  
A method and apparatus for vending magic, pranks, and gags through a vending machine is described. Through use of a video display, a vending machine may demonstrate performance of a magic trick,...
US20070158416 Method of delivering web content to fuel dispenser  
A communications protocol is provided for use in a refueling environment connected to a remote facility. The remote facility is disposed apart from the fuel dispenser locations and is connected to...
US20050091161 Automated banking system for dispensing money orders, wire transfer and bill payment  
A method and apparatus are provided for conducting transactions through a financial network using a document such as a check or money order at an unattended automated machine. For security...
US20060032911 Prepaid card issuing system  
A prepaid card issuing system that includes a card with identifying indicia associated with a specific entity, such as a store from which products or services can be purchased, and a value such as...
US20100191369 SYSTEM OF MANAGEMENT, INFORMATION PROVIDING AND INFORMATION ACQUISITION FOR VENDING MACHINE BASED UPON WIRE AND WIRELESS COMMUNICATION AND A METHOD OF MANAGEMENT, INFORMATION PROVIDING AND INFORMATION ACQUISITION FOR VENDING MACHINE  
Disclosed is a system for managing a vending machine using wire and wireless two-way communication, and providing and acquiring various intangible knowledge information items, and a method of...

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