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Twitter Activated Vending Machine Services

A new Twitter-activated vending machine has made it’s way into the vending industry. Their slogan? Let’s get #vending trending!

Making use of a vending machine has always been a great source of convenience, being able to make use of quick access to a much needed drink or a snack customers are able to avoid the lines of a concession stand. However, a new development for vending machine use promises a hint at what may be the future for the industry. Activating a machine through online social media is an unprecedented use of the technology, and hints at new ways to make use of a vending or snack machine in the future.

Customers who are interested in sampling the beverage offered by this new type of machine simply stand in front of it, and send a tweet to the machine. In response it dispenses a free sample for them to enjoy. The vending machine companies interested in making use of such technology can make use of low cost social media based advertising to increase the demand for their products. While it is certainly too early for the results of this marketing approach to offer much conclusive information for the industry, vending machine companies would be wise to keep an eye on such developments. New technologies and the wide spread access to sophisticated mobile application and software run by today’s handheld devices suggest much potential for the future of vending. Social media and social marketing approaches to draw attention to the products available through a vending machine may be just the beginning.Real time on-line payments in place of a cash or card based transaction have been made possible recently, thanks to new developments in mobile computing software. Incorporating such technology into a vending or snack machine can give customers expanded payment options and greater purchasing opportunities. Such possibilities are of much use to vending machine companies that are interested in the ways new technology and smarter vending can give them an advantage.While tweeting for a beverage is gathering much attention, there has been no word yet on if this development is the beginning of a much larger trend. If the other markets and business opportunities that have been created and expanded on through use of mobile devices are any indication smarter vending and snack machines seem likely to be available in the not so distant future. In what ways that online communication, social media and the other technological innovations more sophisticated handheld computing will be put to use is a matter of some speculation. This much is clear, smarter vending will offer beverage and snack machine options with a wider advantages in conveniences than their predecessors.