05036472 is referenced by 185 patents and cites 13 patents.

A machine for vending greeting cards or other personalized or customized products includes audio and video presentations of available products and options available to a customer, provisions for payment and apparatus for automatic delivery of products. Base products such as preprinted forms are stored for selective transfer by a robot device to modifying apparatus such as a printer, modified products being delivered to a delivery receptacle, all operations being under computer control and being changeable as desired for adding or substituting new forms of products.

Title
Computer controlled machine for vending personalized products or the like
Application Number
7/282013
Publication Number
5036472
Application Date
December 8, 1988
Publication Date
July 30, 1991
Inventor
Arthur E Doerflinger
Kansas City
MO, US
Kurt A Pfahl
Leawood
MO, US
John H Hurlburt
Lee's Sumit
MO, US
Richard A Robinson
Parkville
MO, US
Stephen P Buckley
Kansas City
MO, US
Agent
Neuman Williams Anderson & Olson
Assignee
Hallmark Cards
MO, US
IPC
G06F 15/20
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