09024766 is referenced by 2 patents and cites 116 patents.

Methods and systems described herein include individual-use beverage containers including sensors and methods of their use. Beverage containers include: a vessel body configured to hold a beverage; and at least one sensor associated with the vessel body, the at least one sensor including a sensor configured to detect one or more substance in a fluid. Systems include: at least one beverage container including at least one sensor configured to detect one or more substance in fluid; and at least one external device including at least one port configured for communication with the at least one sensor. Methods include: detecting one or more substance within fluid with at least one sensor integral to a beverage container; and interfacing one or more of the at least one sensor with an external device.

Title
Beverage containers with detection capability
Application Number
12/584364
Publication Number
9024766 (B2)
Application Date
September 2, 2009
Publication Date
May 5, 2015
Inventor
Lowell L Wood Jr
Bellevue
WA, US
Clarence T Tegreene
Bellevue
WA, US
Elizabeth A Sweeney
Seattle
WA, US
Edward K Y Jung
Bellevue
WA, US
Leroy E Hood
Seattle
WA, US
Agent
Dorsey & Whitney
Assignee
The Invention Science Fund
WA, US
IPC
A47G 19/22
G08B 21/00
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