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Vending machine

  • Hero of Alexandria, engineer from Antiquity, who invented an early vending machine.His machine accepted a coin and then dispensed holy water.
  • The first modern coin-operated vending machines were introduced in London, England in the early 1880s, dispensing postcards.
  • After paying, a product may become available by: the machine releasing it, so that it falls in an open compartment at the bottom, or into a cup.
  • The main example of a vending machine giving access to all merchandise after paying for one item is a newspaper vending machine found in U.S and canada
  • It contains a pile of identical newspapers. After a sale the door automatically returns to a locked position.
  • So many types of vending machines are available in market for different purposes like bulk candy and gumball vending,cigarette vending...etc.

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