Vending Machine is a smart automated machine that supplies items such as cigarettes, snacks, tickets and many more, to consumers after money or credit card payment. After payment has been submitted, a product may become available by:
- The machine releases the product so that it falls in an open compartment at the bottom, either released first or into a cup or put in by the customer or
- The unlocking of a drawer, door or turning of a knob
Some product need a preparation to become available, for example- coffee is freshly concocted and tickets are magnetized or printed on the spot. One of the most common vending machine is snacks machine which uses metal coil, when a snack is ordered it rotates to release the product.
Comb vending machine is a one stop for your thirst and hunger; it is a combination of snacks and drinks to satisfy your customer’s desires. This vending machine when placed saves the space as it combines two machines into one.
The new and advanced Credit card vending technology is growing in demand as consumers become more comfortable with cashless transactions. Over the past few years, vending machines are designed to support credit card readers to make customers pleasant. The use of credit card purchase makes increases sales.
Cellular based vending machine card reads allows you the ability to remotely monitor the transactions of your vending machine. The important point about remote vending machine monitoring is that it allows you to login to your web based account anywhere you have internet access and even in your web enabled Smartphone. This is all because of credit card vending transactions that made all easy for the consumers as well as the venders.
Many types of vending machines are available in the market from which some of them are-
- Food and snack Vending Machine
- Soda drinks Vending Machine
- Cigarette Vending Machine
- Change Vending Machine
- Bulk candy and Gumball Vending Machine
- Full Line Vending Machine
- Newspaper Vending Machine
- Stamp Vending Machine
- Tickets Vending Machine
- Tools Vending Machine
- Coffee Vending Machine
- Frozen/ Ice cream Vending Machine
- Specialized Vending Machines
- Automobile Vending Machine
- Book Vending Machine
- French Fry Vending Machine
- Pizza Vending Machine
In the world of smart phones, vending machines also evolved into smart vending machines at a much slower pace. Lower cost of adoption with new technologies such as internet connectivity, large digital touch display, cameras, sensors, advanced payment systems and more cost effective embedded computing power contributes to this development.