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Registering the receipt of cash, valuables, or tokens (digital computing in general G06C, G06F
Informative references
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Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest fro search:

Digital computing in general
Cash registers (alarm indicators G07G 3/00 )
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Electronic cash registers (ECR) or Point of Sale machines (POS). Checkout arrangements and systems for shopping required for registration of payment operations and receipt of cash or equivalent . Constructional details of parts of such apparatus and installations. Functioning of such mechanical, electrical and electronic systems.

References relevant to classification in this subclass/group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Alarm indicators
Security of cash registers
Supermarket weighing within a registration operation
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest fro search:

Interface and construction details of such apparatus as computers
Furniture and constructions of checkout counters
Data processing for shopping and supermarket payment
Special rules of classification within this subclass/group

Data processing of payment transactions by means of such an apparatus or device will be classified in G06Q 20/20.

Glossary of terms
In this subclass/group, the following terms (or expressions) are used with the meaning indicated:

In this group the following terms (or expressions) are used with the meaning indicated:

ECR
Electronic Cash Register
POS
Point of Sale Terminal
Scanner
Any reader for acquiring the code identifying the article or object to be registered
Synonyms and Keywords
POS
Point of Sale
ECR
Caisse enregistreuse
Constructional details, e.g. of drawer, printing means, input means
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Constructive details of cash registers such as keyboard or drawer details.

References relevant to classification in this subclass/group
This subclass/group does not cover:

This subclass/group does not cover:

Details of the display of data
Printing of receipts
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest fro search:

Constructional details of computers
Constructional details of I/O devices for computers
Constructional details of security arrangements for computers
Checkout procedures
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

ECR serving as part of a complete checkout procedure and system.

Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest fro search:

Constructional details of supermarket checkout counters
with bar-code reading
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

RFID coded articles registration as well.

PLU-management
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Details relating to the Price LookUp Table common to a network of ECRs or used by a single one.

Alarm indicators, e.g. bells
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Security systems or arrangements for checkouts, supermarket payment. Theft detection, false operation management.

Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest fro search:

Security and alarms
Special rules of classification within this subclass/group

Anti-theft control in G07G 3/003 takes precedence on information and detection of false operation in G07G 3/006

Receipt-giving machines (cash registers giving receipts G07G 1/00 )
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Systems for dispensing receipts for payments made.

Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest fro search:

Cash registers giving receipts
Printing of receipts
Special rules of classification within this subclass/group

Printing of discount coupons may be classified in G06Q30/00C or G07F 17/42 for paper-version of vouchers and paper coupons.

The subgroups in G07G (cash registers) are classified according to the updated applications of the cash register as opposed to mechanical features of the cash register as classified in 235/7R, 6-28, 7A.

The features of the cash register (part of a check-out counter) can be formed as some sub-subgroups under G07G 5/00.

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Last Modified: 10/11/2013