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Pantry Retail Inc patents (2017 archive)


Recent patent applications related to Pantry Retail Inc. Pantry Retail Inc is listed as an Agent/Assignee. Note: Pantry Retail Inc may have other listings under different names/spellings. We're not affiliated with Pantry Retail Inc, we're just tracking patents.

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Vending kit and method

One variation of a method for controlling access to products from a vending machine includes: locking a door of the vending machine; recording an initial inventory of products arranged within the vending machine based on signals received by a radio antenna arranged within the vending machine and read by a radio frequency identification reader; initiating a transaction in response to receiving a cashless payment mechanism from a patron; unlocking the door in response to authentication of the cashless payment mechanism; in response to closure of the door, recording a final inventory of products within the vending machine based on signals received by the radio antenna and read by the radio frequency identification reader; and initiating a payment with the cashless payment mechanism for a difference between the initial inventory and the final inventory to complete the transaction.. . ... Pantry Retail Inc

Method for processing transactions at a vending kiosk

One variation of a method for processing transactions at a vending kiosk includes: at a first time, capturing a pre-transaction image of a shelf arranged within the kiosk with an optical sensor; in response to receiving payment information from a customer, unlocking a door of the kiosk; at a second time succeeding the first time, capturing a post-transaction image of the shelf with the optical sensor in response to closure of the door; detecting a difference between the pre-transaction image and the post-transaction image; based on the difference, flagging a portion of the pre-transaction image for review by a remote human operator; and, in response to identification of a product type corresponding to the difference by the remote human operator, billing the customer for a cost of the product type according to the payment information.. . ... Pantry Retail Inc








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