Next-generation vending machines

28 Apr

In your country, do vending machines give weather forecasts and recommend a drink for you based on your gender and estimated age ( using facial recognition software) like here in Japan?

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We can also pay for the drinks by using our train commute IC cards.

8 Responses to “Next-generation vending machines”

  1. alice May 10, 2013 at 11:14 pm #

    Your pictures are sharp and clear. May I know what kind or brand of digital camera you are uisnig?

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    • tokyo5 May 11, 2013 at 10:24 am #

      I use the camera on my Sony Xperia smartphone.

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  2. ddupre315 April 28, 2013 at 10:03 pm #

    I do love the vending machines here, I haven’t seen one with a weather report and suggestion on what to drink yet though. sweet.

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    • tokyo5 April 28, 2013 at 11:16 pm #

      Really? They’ve become fairly common these days … can be seen all over.

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      • ddupre315 April 29, 2013 at 9:29 am #

        well to be honest, I haven’t stopped to check them out. Usually, walking past them looking at all the shops and food. lol I’ll have to pay more attention.

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      • tokyo5 April 29, 2013 at 10:01 am #

        I hardly ever use vending machines … but today’s machines are amazing.

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  3. machineslife April 28, 2013 at 5:29 pm #

    Reblogged this on Jade's Escape and commented:
    Japan and its awesome vending machines!

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