Method and System for Presenting Representations of Payment Accepting Unit Events

  • US 20150170132A1
  • Filed: 08/12/2014
  • Published: 06/18/2015
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/18/2013
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method of presenting representations of vending machine events, comprising:

  • at a mobile device with one or more processors, memory, one or more output devices, and a short-range transceiver;

    establishing, via the short-range transceiver, a connection between the mobile device and a payment module coupled with a vending machine;

    after establishing the connection;

    initiating, via the short-range transceiver, a transaction with the vending machine;

    obtaining, via the short-range transceiver, a notification from the payment module, wherein the notification indicates an event at the vending machine; and

    in response to obtaining the notification, providing a representation of the notification to a user of the mobile device via the one or more output devices of the mobile device.

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