January 29, 2002

IBM shows smart vending machine running Linux

Author: JT Smith

Anonymous Reader writes, "Thirsty attendees at this year's LinuxWorld Conference and Expo can leave their change at home and order drinks using a PDA or smart card.
IBM will feature an intelligent vending machine, at its booth #1323 in the Javitz Center, which takes e-commerce from the Internet to the snack room, allowing customers to purchase items using a variety of wireless devices. Read IBM's announcement."


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