Patent Number: 7,784,643

Title: Vending machine messaging system

Abstract: A vending machine messaging system for displaying messages within a vending machine. The vending machine messaging system generally includes a vending machine having a window, a display unit attached to an interior surface of the window and a server in communication with the display unit via a communications network. The server communicates various messages to be displayed by the display unit such as advertisements, stock quotes, news, weather, nutritional content of the merchandise and the like. The vendor is able to add their own messages for display on their vending machines by communicating with the server. Advertisers add various advertisements to the server which are then reviewed and disseminated to the appropriate vending machines.

Inventors: Levine; David T. (Phoenix, AZ)


International Classification: G07F 11/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/31/12018