SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MANAGING PACKAGES IN A KIOSK

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United States of America Patent

APP PUB NO 20190206176A1
SERIAL NO

16226111

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A package storage system for a kiosk includes a shelf on which packages are stacked. The shelf is configured to be adjustable in a vertical height. The system also includes a sliding guide configured to be movable with respect to the shelf, and a clamp device having two adjustable side arms and slidably attached to the sliding guide. The clamp device is also configured to grip one of the packages by the two adjustable side arms. The system further includes a blade slidably attached to the sliding guide and configured to pull out a package that is stacked immediately beneath the one package griped by the clamp device. The system also includes a labelling device configured to label the packages inside the kiosk, and a receiving tray configured to receive the packages that are delivered to the kiosk. The system further includes a controller to control movement of the clamp device. The controller is further programmed to move the packages based on specified rules.

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WALMART APOLLO LLC702 SOUTHWEST 8TH STREET BENTONVILLE AZ 72716

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
CANTRELL, Robert Herndon, US 85 41
HIGH, Donald R Noel, US 343 1917
MCHALE, Brian Oldham, GB 56 3

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