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1. (WO2018158121) FOOD AND BEVERAGE DISPENSING DEVICE

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/158121    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2018/054260
Publication Date: Sat Sep 08 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Thu Feb 22 00:59:59 CET 2018
IPC: A47J 41/00
A47J 42/38
A47J 43/27
A47G 19/12
Applicants: NESTEC S.A.
Inventors: AGON, Fabien Ludovic
SAVIOZ, Grégory
AIT BOUZIAD, Youcef
Title: FOOD AND BEVERAGE DISPENSING DEVICE
Abstract:
The invention relates to a food and beverage dispensing device (10), comprising at least one spatial sensor configured to measure the positioning of the said device (10) in space and/or to detect a change in the positioning of the device in space; the device (10) further comprising a control unit (50) connected to the at least one spatial sensor and receiving information on the positioning and/or positioning change of the device (10); the control unit (50) being configured to command at least one action of the device as a function of the spatial positioning of the device (10); the actions triggered in the device being electrically commanded actions related to process activation, such that the start, end and/or change of the said action is commanded by a change in the positioning of the device (10) in space. The actions commanded in the food and beverage dispensing device (10) are one or a plurality of: foaming, mixing, pumping, heating, cooling, product recognition, connectivity, wake up or the like.