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Number: 221/14
Name: Article dispensing > Automatic control > Of discharge assistant operation > In response to depletion of supply
Description: Devices in which the condition sensed is the lack of articles in the supply source receptacle.

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8393495 Dispenser of automatically distributing various shaped tablets in medicine packing machine and tablet dispensing method thereof Mar. 12, 2013
8366035 Supply package having support element with RFID Feb. 5, 2013
8224482 Automated pill dispensing systems configured for detecting bottles in output chutes and related methods of operation Jul. 17, 2012
8056760 Cap dispensing devices useful in system and method for dispensing prescriptions Nov. 15, 2011
7721914 Container for dispensing medicaments having a compressible medium therein May. 25, 2010
7366586 System and method for communicating vending information Apr. 29, 2008
7286901 Method and system for accomplishing product detection Oct. 23, 2007
6839775 Method and apparatus for vending machine controller configured to monitor and analyze power profiles for plurality of motor coils to determine condition of vending machine Jan. 4, 2005
6695166 Vending machine inventory system and method Feb. 24, 2004
6478185 Tablet vessel feed apparatus Nov. 12, 2002
6466830 Apparatus and method for producing electronic messages in a vending terminal Oct. 15, 2002
6405893 Medicine supply apparatus Jun. 18, 2002
6279719 Vending machine for dispensing single copies of periodicals and newspapers Aug. 28, 2001
6213341 Safe for holding and dispensing change Apr. 10, 2001
6089400 Toll-ticket issuing apparatus for continuous issuing of ticket Jul. 18, 2000
6008597 DC-motor driven vending machine having simplified controls Dec. 28, 1999
5964374 Method of supplying drug ampules to an ampule feeders of ampule dispenser Oct. 12, 1999
5941363 Vending data collection system Aug. 24, 1999
5813568 Dispensing machine for newspapers and magazines Sep. 29, 1998
5791511 Dispensing machine for printed publication Aug. 11, 1998
5564547 Method and apparatus for converting single price vending machines to multiple price vending machines Oct. 15, 1996
5503300 Vending machine including refrigeration and oven compartments Apr. 2, 1996
5383572 Card counter and dispenser Jan. 24, 1995
5207784 Vending machine with monitoring system May. 4, 1993
5073078 Automatic intelligent magazine for electronic components Dec. 17, 1991
4991739 Vending machine Feb. 12, 1991
4949833 Apparatus for successive supply of parts Aug. 21, 1990
4860922 Automatic dispenser for cylindrical commodities, in particular packets of coin Aug. 29, 1989
4840290 Bulk loaded coin dispensing machine Jun. 20, 1989
4706842 Apparatus for dispensing elongated cylindrical objects such as pencils Nov. 17, 1987
4653665 Connector cassette and feed system Mar. 31, 1987
4610008 Disc playing system with continuous playing function Sep. 2, 1986
4598378 Management information system and associated vending control device Jul. 1, 1986
4591069 Magazine dispensing apparatus May. 27, 1986
4575016 Continuous ribbon feed method and system Mar. 11, 1986
4570061 Follower finger sheet separating apparatus Feb. 11, 1986
4483459 Dispensing machine Nov. 20, 1984
4478353 Vendor control system Oct. 23, 1984
4390175 Recording medium feeding device Jun. 28, 1983
4372464 Vending machine control circuit Feb. 8, 1983
4354589 Method and apparatus for grouping flat items in stacks Oct. 19, 1982
4312172 Automatic lid placing apparatus for large plastic lids and method for placing lids Jan. 26, 1982
4278182 Vending machine Jul. 14, 1981
4221376 Document cartridge and mounting apparatus Sep. 9, 1980
4131213 Magazine vending machine Dec. 26, 1978
4109825 Rotatable compartmentalized vending apparatus Aug. 29, 1978
4018359 Live bait vending apparatus Apr. 19, 1977

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