DEFINITION OF VENDING MACHINEA vending machine is a machine whichdispenses items such as snacks, beverages,alcohol, cigarettes, lottery tickets, consumerproducts and even gold and gems tocustomers automatically, after the customerinserts currency or credit into the machine.
VENDING MACHINE MECHANISMA person inserts a coin, bill and or creditcard – this is placed into a slot or automaticcard reader. When the money issuccessfully imputed then machinedispenses a product – these products comein a variety of forms and types. Thepurchase comes available through a drawer,door or by turning a handle. Sometimes themachine releases it so it falls out the bottomor into an appropriate distribution container.
INNOVATION OF VENDING MACHINE• There are now machines that incorporate digital telemetry communication for stocking and Credit Card style payment systems.• “Touchless” vending machine mechanism have been created.• Most modern snack vending machines equipped with spirals to hold products contain lasers near the access door at the bottom.
JAPANESE VENDING MACHINEJapan has the highest number of vendingmachines per capita, with about onemachine for every twenty-three people.
REVERSE VENDING MACHINE• For recycling purpose.• Machine that pays you to recycle.• To use the machine, people can just scan the barcode of their empty PET plastic bottle or aluminum can, and then insert it into the slot. The Dream Machine calculates how many points to dole out for that particular container.
HEALTHY VENDING MACHINE• One of the vending machine that comes equipped with state-of-the-art-technology, such as cashless payment systems, conveyor belts instead of coils, and 23" LCD screens that display nutritional information.
VEGETABLE VENDING MACHINE• These portable garden vending machines can grow quite a bit of vegetables, making them an interesting solution to urban environments where growing vegetation can be a problem.• Can actually grow produce without any sunlight
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