A New York restaurant plans to open a bar specifically designed to allow patrons to serve themselves wine via RFID smartcards.
File this one under devices that make so much sense we thought they already existed. Someone finally invented what might be the most practical kiosk ever: an automated key duplicator.
Some dreams do come true: A bakery in Los Angeles has actually deployed what may be the world's first cupcake ATM!
The problem of what to do with discarded electronic devices has been a growing but largely ignored issue. But one veteran technologist may have come up with the perfect solution: automated recycling for cash.
Upping the stakes in the race to automate every human into unemployment, Japan's Gourmet Navigator has just introduced a series of restaurant finder touch screen kiosks at Tokyo's major train stations.