06986263 is referenced by 42 patents and cites 191 patents.

A beverage distribution and dispensing system and method for distributing drinks such as soda, juice and punch, to a home or business and which involves a computerized system which enables users to dispense such drinks from their refrigerator. The computerized system monitors its own supply levels and, when necessary, automatically orders and delivers drink syrups and CO2 gas supplies. The computerized system can automatically detect dispensing problems and orders and arranges for repair service.

Title
Refrigerator having a beverage dispenser and a display device
Application Number
10/852531
Publication Number
6986263 (B2)
Application Date
May 24, 2004
Publication Date
January 17, 2006
Inventor
Harry Lee Crisp III
Marion
IL, US
Agent
Bell Boyd & Lloyd
Assignee
Beverage Works
IL, US
IPC
B67D 5/62
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