US 11,055,715 B2
Settlement method and apparatus
Hong Zhang, Zhejiang (CN); Sihai Yao, Zhejiang (CN); Li Chen, Zhejiang (CN); and Xiaobo Zhang, Zhejiang (CN)
Assigned to Advanced New Technologies Co., Ltd., Grand Cayman (KY)
Filed by Advanced New Technologies Co., Ltd., Grand Cayman (KY)
Filed on Dec. 23, 2019, as Appl. No. 16/724,457.
Application 16/724,457 is a continuation of application No. PCT/CN2018/092202, filed on Jun. 21, 2018.
Claims priority of application No. 201710485199.5 (CN), filed on Jun. 23, 2017.
Prior Publication US 2020/0126090 A1, Apr. 23, 2020
Int. Cl. G06Q 20/40 (2012.01); G06K 7/10 (2006.01); G06K 9/00 (2006.01); G06Q 40/02 (2012.01); G07G 1/00 (2006.01)
CPC G06Q 20/40145 (2013.01) [G06K 7/10366 (2013.01); G06K 9/00288 (2013.01); G06Q 40/02 (2013.01); G07G 1/009 (2013.01)] 25 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A settlement apparatus, comprising:
one or more shielding walls;
a shielding door configured to, when closed, enclose an electromagnetic shielding space with the shielding walls for isolating signals inside and outside the electromagnetic shielding space;
a reader configured to acquire data in an electronic tag in the electromagnetic shielding space;
a controller configured to control opening or closing of the shielding door, control the reader to acquire data, and perform a settlement according to the data;
a monitor configured to monitor a position of a user; and
a position prompting device configured to send out a prompt by emitting light, wherein the controller is configured to control the position prompting device to send out the prompt when the controller determines according to the monitor that the user is located at a first specified position in the electromagnetic shielding space, for prompting the user that the user is located at the first specified position,
wherein the shielding door comprises an entrance shielding door;
the monitor comprises a first sensor configured to monitor a distance between the user outside the entrance shielding door and the entrance shielding door, and
the controller is configured to control the entrance shielding door to be opened when the controller determines according to the first sensor that the distance between the user and the entrance shielding door is within a first specified distance.