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Inventor:
Morrison; James
Address:
Suwanee, GA
No. of patents:
12
Patents:












Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8290814 Self-checkout system having minimal footprint October 16, 2012
A self-checkout system, particularly for retail areas of constrained floor space, has a small to zero footprint while being fully functional. In one form, the self-checkout comprises a unit mountable to a wall, pillar, or other support. In another form, the self-checkout has or is pa
7720710 Self-service system and method including shared components May 18, 2010
A self-service system and method which uses shared components. The self-service checkout system includes a checkout platform including a plurality of checkout stations arranged together and associated with a plurality of checkout lanes, and checkout components including unshared comp
7416117 Method and apparatus for determining if a user walks away from a self-service checkout terminal August 26, 2008
A method of operating a self-service checkout terminal located in a checkout area of a retail store includes the step of generating a payment-tendered control signal when a user of the self-service checkout terminal tenders payment for a number of items for purchase. The method also
6990463 Self-checkout system January 24, 2006
A self-checkout system, particularly for retail areas of constrained floor space, has a small to zero footprint while being fully functional. In one form, the self-checkout comprises a unit mountable to a wall, pillar, or other support. In another form, the self-checkout has or is part o
6522772 Self-service checkout terminal having a biometric sensing device for verifying identity of a use February 18, 2003
A self-service checkout terminal includes an input device for receiving a user reported identity code associated with a user of the checkout terminal and a biometric sensing device for detecting a biometric characteristic of the user. The self-service checkout terminal also includes
6390363 Apparatus and method for operating convertible checkout system which has a customer side and a p May 21, 2002
A checkout terminal includes a terminal base having (i) a customer side, and (ii) a personnel side which is opposite the customer side. The checkout terminal also includes a code entry device secured to the terminal base. The code entry device is operable in (a) an assisted mode of o
6382357 Retail system for allowing a customer to perform a retail transaction and associated method May 7, 2002
A method of operating a retail system so as to allow a customer to perform a retail transaction, with the retail system having a hand-held scanner device and a self-service checkout terminal, includes the step of storing a first number of records corresponding to a number of items in a s
6363355 Method and apparatus for operating a self-service checkout system having a number of retail term March 26, 2002
A method of operating a self-service checkout system which includes a base having a scanner secured thereto includes the step of securing an itemization-only retail terminal to the base. The method also includes the step of coupling the itemization-only retail terminal to the scanner. Th
6112857 Hand-held scanner device having a smart card associated therewith and associated method September 5, 2000
A hand-held entry device includes a code entry device for allowing a user to enter a product code associated with a first item of the items for purchase. The hand-held entry device also includes a smart card having (i) a processor electrically coupled to the code entry device, and (ii) a
6105866 Method and apparatus for reducing shrinkage during operation of a self-service checkout terminal August 22, 2000
A method of operating a self-service checkout terminal includes the step of generating an end-of-itemization control signal in response to a user's indication that the user has no further items to enter into the checkout terminal. The method also includes the step of generating a message
6056087 Method and apparatus for providing security to a self-service checkout terminal May 2, 2000
A method of providing security to a self-service checkout terminal having a bagwell and a light curtain device that generates a light curtain which is positioned over the bagwell includes the step of locating a grocery container in the bagwell. The method also includes the step of genera
6032128 Method and apparatus for detecting item placement and item removal during operation of a self-se February 29, 2000
A method of providing security during operation of a checkout terminal, with the terminal having a first scale, includes the step of storing a first identification code associated with an input item in a memory in response to entry of the input item into the terminal. The method also










 
 
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