MALVERN, Pa.— U.S. patent No. 10,861,276B1 is titled “Method and System of Personal Vending” and adds to USA Technology Inc.’s comprehensive intellectual property portfolio. According to USAT, the invention described in the patent is focused on better addressing consumer needs.
The patent was developed and coauthored by USAT chief revenue officer Anant Agrawal to create an “unmatched” shopping experience at an unattended retail location by reimagining the customer journey through the consumer’s mobile device.
USAT’s innovation uses mobile apps as powerful tools to combine the convenience of unattended retail with loyalty and leverage online shopping behaviors. These processes together can create multiple points of consumer satisfaction, turning vending into the preferred shopping and refreshment destination. Go here to learn more about the patent.
“Our company has a successful track record of delivering some of the most successful innovations for unattended retail on our cloud platform with cashless payments and advanced logistics applications,” said USAT chief executive Sean Feeney. “This patent will give our customers the ability to leverage the benefits of e-commerce and mobile shopping experiences that shoppers already love.”
USA Technologies. is a cashless payments and software services company that provides end-to-end technology solutions for the self-service retail market.