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Kenneth O Marion: Fuel dispensing and retail system providing for transponder prepayment. Gilbarco, Coats & Bennett P L L C, June 13, 2000: US06073840 (338 worldwide citation)

A fueling system for conducting a transaction with a prepaid remote communication unit. The system includes wireless communication electronics for communicating with a remote communication unit, a dispenser and customer interface for conducting a transaction and accepting payment, and a control syst ...


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William S Johnson Jr: Cryptography security for remote dispenser transactions. Gilbarco, Coats & Bennett P L L C, June 20, 2000: US06078888 (276 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to providing secure transactions with a tag and POS device associated with a host network authorization system. In doing so, the tag is adapted to bi-directionally communicate with a POS device, preferably a fuel dispenser, which further communicates with a host network to prov ...


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Benjamin S Withrow: Fuel transaction system for enabling the purchase of fuel and non-fuel items on a single authorization. Gilbarco, Coats & Bennett P L L C, September 12, 2000: US06116505 (228 worldwide citation)

A fueling transaction system that holds open a customer account after a pay-at-the-pump transaction is authorized. If the customer wishes to select non-fuel goods and services within the associated convenience store or restaurant, she may do so within a pre-programmed allotment of time. If the custo ...


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Timothy E Dickson, Kenneth O Marion: In-vehicle ordering. Gilbarco, Withrow & Terranova PLLC, June 3, 2003: US06574603 (215 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an in-vehicle interface allowing occupants of the vehicle to place orders from within the vehicle for items provided by a quick-serve restaurant before or after the vehicle reaches a typical order entry position associated with the quick-serve restaurant. Occupants i ...


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Steven N Terranova: Fuel dispensing system providing customer preferences. Gilbarco, Withrow & Terranova PLLC, July 23, 2002: US06422464 (209 worldwide citation)

The present invention is to provide a system for automatically providing customer preferences during a fueling operation. The system includes a fuel dispenser with an audio/video customer interface having a display and audio system. Wireless communications electronics are associated with the dispens ...


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William S Johnson Jr: Cryptography security for remote dispenser transactions. Gilbarco, Coats & Bennett PLLC, February 6, 2001: US06185307 (190 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to providing secure transactions with a tag and POS device associated with a host network authorization system. In doing so, the tag is adapted to bi-directionally communicate with a POS device, preferably a fuel dispenser, which further communicates with a host network to prov ...


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William S Johnson: Cellular telephone-based transaction processing. Gilbarco, Withrow & Terranova P L L C, March 18, 2003: US06535726 (174 worldwide citation)

A retail transaction system provides enhanced customer convenience and increased transaction security by sending transaction information to a cellular network provider via a customer's digital cellular phone. For example, a fuel dispenser is equipped with a communications link allowing direct c ...


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Steven N Terranova: Fuel dispensing system providing customer preferences. Gilbarco, Coats & Bennett P L L C, August 8, 2000: US06098879 (157 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a fueling system for automatically providing predefined customer preferences during a fueling operation. These preferences are typically selected by a customer and associated with a remote communication unit, such as a transponder, that is issued to the customer. The prefere ...


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David L Kaehler: Integrated gasoline dispenser and POS authorization system with unattached pin pad. Gilbarco, Kenneth Watov, October 30, 1990: US04967366 (142 worldwide citation)

In a gasoline dispenser system, a dispenser head includes a PIN PAD for permitting a customer to privately enter their personal Identification Number into the PIN PAD at a location remote from the dispenser head, for permitting the PIN number to be transmitted to a receiver in the dispenser head, fo ...


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Hal Craig Hartsell Jr: Providing transaction estimates in a fueling and retail system. Gilbarco, Coats & Bennett P L L C, May 30, 2000: US06070156 (127 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides pre-transaction estimates of the amount of fuel required to fill a vehicle's tank along with the estimated total cost of filling the vehicle's tank. The invention includes a vehicle-mounted transponder operatively associated with a vehicle control system or, at a minim ...