Snapchat recently announced its first venture into the world of hardware with 'Spectacles,' and the initial run of those products will be made available through 'Snapbots.' Snapbots are cute robotic vending machines that the company will introduce as pop-ups at select cities throughout the US.
Snapbots are far more than the average vending machine. While the devices do indeed sell Snapchat's Spectacles, they also come with an interactive interface in the form of a single digital eye. The emotive eye will close when no one is present, and it will use motion sensors to automatically wake up and communicate when a person is in its vicinity. Below the eye are three color knobs that represent the color of Spectacles the consumer wants.