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Vehicle loan and return machine, vehicle loan and return system and vehicle loan and return method
Abstract
PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide an unmanned loan and return system for rental cars which makes use of a vehicle loan and return machine having a function of surely identifying a member user as the said member and detecting whether the user is in the condition to be able to loan a vehicle or not. SOLUTION: The object of loan and return use is a user holding a card which can be used for settlement, and being registered as a member and holding a member identification card 60. A head office 6 provided with a central control device 5, an unmanned office 8 provided with a vehicle loan and return machine 7 with a built-in control device 15, a off-duty car forwarding dealer/a cleaning dealer 12 provided with a control processing terminal 12a, and a card settlement company 10 provided with a control processing terminal 10a or the like are connected by an information communication means 50. Fingerprint data 61 of a member is added on the member's card. The vehicle loan and return machine 7 is provided with a card for settlement certifying function, a member's identification certifying function, a drivers' license certifying function, a key loaning and returning function, a fingerprint certifying function and an aerial alcohol concentration detecting function. COPYRIGHT: (C)2004,JPO
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Richard Morgal2
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Daniel Sturges2
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Wilfred Thompson1
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A locking and holding mechanism for a personal vehicle is composed of a connection device mounted to the vehicle and a receptacle mounted to a solid fixture. The receptacle is configured to directly receive and engage the connection device of the vehicle and, once received, the vehicle is locked to the receptacle held in a stable position. The connection device easily attaches a vehicle to a dock and enables a vehicle management system to charge, lock, hold in place and monitor the vehicle's pre...
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Kunugi Takanobu1
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Tamai Koichi1
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