UPS is making a accept bitcoin locker
The latest patent documents show that the global shipping giant UPS is considering trading items to accept bitcoin teller service.
According to the U.S. patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is an application released Thursday, UPS is focused on a can use digital payment locker system. In addition to the traditional payment system, patent documents will bitcoin as may be used to pay money.
The document outlines a cabinet system, where a transaction or the sale of goods people can put it in the cupboard, let buyers pick up at a convenient time. If the two sides have rented lockers, some of these lockers may be configured to accept payment.
Overview of documents submitted by the different methods of payment for the tenants can lockers, specifically as follows:
In an exemplary embodiment, lockers may include a point of sale (POS) system for receiving the user’s payment: (1) cash transactions; (2) credit card or debit card transactions; (3) certificate; (4) electronic payment, such as the GooglePay, ApplePay, PayPal, bitcoin payment (5); and / or any other appropriate payment.”
This patent application later mentioned bitcoin, which is a way of offering refunds for customers, including credit cards and other traditional methods of payment.
The application is bitcoin for payment may be listed in the latest patent case. Although this does not mean that the company is fully accept the encryption currency, but as an option, highlighting it as a medium of exchange of digital image.
In 2017, more than 20 patent documents mentioned in the United States Patent and Trademark Office released in bitcoin is a possible payment system. Although this figure is a slight decline in 2016, but it reflects the ideas published in the past two years the number of patent applications 50.