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1. (WO2018012201) AUTOMATIC PRODUCT DISPENSER

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/012201    International Application No.:    PCT/JP2017/022429
Publication Date: Fri Jan 19 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Wed Jun 14 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: G07F 7/02
Applicants: SANDEN RETAIL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
サンデン・リテールシステム株式会社
Inventors: UEHATA Yugo
上畑 祐吾
MATSUMOTO Akira
松本 昭
Title: AUTOMATIC PRODUCT DISPENSER
Abstract:
Provided is an automatic product dispenser from which a user can easily receive a product while the number of user operations to be performed on a device is reduced. An automatic product dispenser (100) is provided with a product storage device (4) and a control unit (30). The automatic product dispenser (100) is further provided with: an insertion unit (11) having an insertion slot (11a) into which a token (T) to be exchanged with a product is inserted; and a detecting unit (12) which detects the token (T) inserted into the insertion slot (11a) and which outputs a shape feature signal indicating a feature of the basic shape of a predetermined portion of the token (T). In accordance with the shape feature signal from the detecting unit (12), the control unit (30) outputs a dispensing permission command for permitting the product storage device (4) to dispense the product to be exchanged.