Method for diagnosing malfunction of apparatus delivering goods and services against payment

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7848847
APP PUB NO 20050251288A1
SERIAL NO

10518327

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A method for diagnosing malfunctions of apparatus delivering goods or services against payment of an automatic terminal type, is provided. The method includes calculating the value of at least one data item representative of the operation of the apparatus, comparing the calculated value to a predetermined reference value and deducing the occurrence of a malfunction in the event of a predetermined difference between the values.

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PARKEON S.A.S.PARIS, FR2

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Mougin, Thierry Saint Vit, FR 9 172

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