System and method for creating a personalized consumer product

  • US 8,417,377 B2
  • Filed: 08/11/2010
  • Issued: 04/09/2013
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/20/2006
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A product to be consumed by a user comprising:

  • a housing;

    at least one compartment containing an element of the product;

    at least one valve coupling the at least one compartment to a mixing chamber for mixing a final product;

    a controller configured to actuate the at least one valve and to control an amount of the element to enter the mixing chamber;

    a communication module configured to transmit an identifier of the product to a server over a network, receive product preferences of the user from the server based on the identifier and communicate to the controller the specific valve settings for the at least one valve and the specific time and duration for actuating the mixing device based on the received product preferences of the user; and

    an exit port disposed on the housing for dispensing the final product.

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