05831862 is referenced by 139 patents and cites 15 patents.

An automatic transaction apparatus, such as a vending machine, containing a current inventory of products for purchase and including a display unit. The current product inventory stored in the apparatus is monitored and representations of products appearing on the display unit are changed in response to monitoring the current product inventory. Methods of operating the automatic transaction apparatus are also disclosed.

Title
Automatic transaction system with a dynamic display and methods of its operation
Application Number
8/692261
Publication Number
5831862
Application Date
August 5, 1996
Publication Date
November 3, 1998
Inventor
Robert D Ross
Gibbsboro
NJ, US
Frank Mars
McLean
VA, US
Michael C Hetrick
Medford
NJ, US
Agent
Fish & Richardson P C
Assignee
Mars Incorporated
VA, US
IPC
G06F 19/00
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