US Patent No: 7,949,426

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Medicaments container with display component

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Abstract

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Methods and apparatus are disclosed herein for a medicament container with a multi-colored, multi-functional display. In some embodiments, the display is adapted to output multiple colors and/or characters. In one embodiment, the display may change colors and/or blinking status in order to indicate the working status of the tray. For example, the display may show a green light to indicate that the medicament container is working properly, a yellow light to indicate that the tray needs to be replenished soon, or a blinking red light to indicate that the tray is empty.

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Handfield, Michael Rochester Hills, US 36 893
Laliberte, Helene Rochester Hills, US 37 902

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
OMNICARE, INC. (1)
9,443,370 Method and apparatus for onsite distribution of medications and medical supplies 0 2013
 
Vendrx, Inc. (1)
8,977,390 Systems and methods for dispensing beneficial products 0 2012
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