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Jason K Sedam, James V M Hale, Stewart W Caldwell, Willard T Bushman, Richard A Wright: System for the remote monitoring of vending machines. The Coca Cola Company, Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch, October 25, 1983: US04412292 (408 worldwide citation)

A system for the remote monitoring of vending machines and for automatically communicating conditions at the vending machines to a central computer complex is described. Each vending machine is provided with a microprocessor which monitors and stores data within that machine and transmits the data t ...


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John Miller, Kit Taylor, Ira Tolmich: Vending machine controller and system. The Coca Cola Company, Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch, September 28, 1999: US05959869 (252 worldwide citation)

A vending machine controller having a single serial port on the same chip as the programmable processor. The controller includes a port arbitrator that selectively connects one of several serially communicating devices to this single serial port. The vending machine controller also has multitasking ...


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Leslie Cheong, Jeffrey A Mason, David A Vogt: Method and apparatus for surrogate control of network-based electronic transactions. The Coca Cola Company, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, February 28, 2006: US07006993 (184 worldwide citation)

A surrogate system for the transparent control of electronic commerce transactions is provided through which an individual without a credit card is enabled to shop at online merchant sites. Upon opening an account within the surrogate system, the account can be funded using numerous fund sources, fo ...


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Roger Chris Whigham: Vending machine purchase via cellular telephone. The Coca Cola Company, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan, June 24, 2003: US06584309 (151 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed a system and method for purchasing a product from an automatic vending machine by means of a consumer's cellular telephone. The consumer requests a product available from the vending machine by dialing a specified telephone number which connects the consumer's cellular t ...


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G Merle Bachmann, Charles L Davis, Annis R Morgan Jr: Vending machine display panel with utility module therein. The Coca Cola Company, Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch, June 19, 1984: US04454670 (147 worldwide citation)

A display panel for a vending machine including the capability of adding promotions, advertising, and special equipment such as electronic and video games to the existing vending machine. A utility module for containing one of these devices is located on the display panel of the vending machine and ...


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Thomas P Howell, Kevin Ward: Network of vending machines connected interactively to data-base building host. The Coca Cola Company, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, October 8, 2002: US06462644 (147 worldwide citation)

A wide area network (WAN) of vending machines connected to a host that builds a database of vending-related information received from the vending machines. Also, a communications system within each vending machine having a vending machine data acquisition unit and a multiple-communication-technology ...


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Jeffrey E Hansen, Kunio Osakada, Michael J Myers: Container and method of making container from polyethylene naphthalate and copolymers thereof. The Coca Cola Company, Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch, July 14, 1998: US05780130 (135 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to a pourable, hot wash, refillable container comprising a base, a cylindrical body having an average side wall thickness of at least 0.635 mm, a shoulder portion, and a neck portion, the pourable, hot wash, refillable container being composed of polyethylene naptha ...


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Arthur G Rudick: Tri-mix sugar based dispensing system. The Coca Cola Company, Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch, June 28, 1988: US04753370 (120 worldwide citation)

A tri-mix beverage dispensing system includes an unsweetened flavor concentrate assembly, a sweetener syrup assembly, and a diluent assembly, such as for carbonated water. These ingredients are mixed together to form a post-mix beverage. Mixing occurs outboard of a nozzle structure. Consequently, a ...


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Melissa F Patton, Kenneth G Smazik: Data acquisition and processing system for post-mix beverage dispensers. The Coca Cola Company, Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch, May 2, 1989: US04827426 (113 worldwide citation)

A data acquisition and processing system for a post-mix drink dispenser which automatically determines and correlates the number, size and flavor of drinks poured from a plurality of valve assemblies to specific periods of time within a given day or week of a period of interest, and correlates the a ...


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Arthur G Rudick, Paul Carlson, Tom P Howell: Vending machine. The Coca Cola Company, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, March 13, 2001: US06199720 (107 worldwide citation)

A vending machine is provided with a cabinet having a plurality of inclined, vertically spaced shelves. The shelves are able to selectively feed a beverage container to an elevator which is located adjacent an interior, right side wall of the cabinet of vending machine. A beverage container is dispe ...



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