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From Luxury Vending Machine Dispensers to Social Vending Machines

 - Aug 25, 2013
To create a more interactive experience for its customers, many companies and brands are coming out with an interactive vending machine to give consumers are more enjoyable buying experience. While an interaction with a vending machine is meant to be only temporary and fleeting, many brands are working to extend the time people spend at vending machines by offering them a fun, social and interactive experience.

From a vending machine that dispenses coffee depending on how many times you yawn to tweet-enabling vending machines, vending machines are quickly becoming a lot like arcade games. With a competitive edge involved in the consumer experiences, buyers are spending more time, energy and even money as they feel the need to work for whatever product is locked up inside the vending machine.