Method and system for accomplishing product detection

  • US 20020117509A1
  • Filed: 08/23/2001
  • Published: 08/29/2002
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/27/2001
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A vending system for verifying the delivery of a ordered product comprising of:

  • an ordering system for receiving a customer order of a product;

    a product delivery system for sending the product located in a first product storage position through a delivery path to a second product receiving position;

    a monitoring system located along the delivery path for detecting when the product passes through the delivery path from the first position to the second position; and

    a reporting circuitry electronically coupled to the monitoring system wherein the reporting circuitry reports the result of the customer'"'"'s order.

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