US Patent No. 10,694,646

SMART CONTAINERS AND/OR BOXES HANDLED BY, AND STORED IN, AUTOMATED SMD WAREHOUSE


Patent No. 10,694,646
Issue Date June 23, 2020
Title Smart Containers And/or Boxes Handled By, And Stored In, Automated Smd Warehouse
Inventorship Nils Jacobsson, Taby (SE)
Assignee Mycronic AB, Taby (SE)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,694,646

1. A container for use in a Surface Mount Technology (SMT) system comprising a Surface Mount Device (SMD) warehouse, the container comprising:an outer shell having side walls and a base defining at least one compartment to accommodate an SMT-job related object;
a cover configured to at least partly enclose the at least one compartment; and
a display unit configured to display information related to the SMT-job related object;
wherein the container has an outer shape allowing the container to be transported by an actuator of the SMD warehouse,
wherein the display unit is an electronic alphanumerical display that is configured to display information including at least one of
alphanumeric information, or
an optically scannable code.