The crisps brand Walkers is finalizing its UK campaign "Do Us a Flavour", launched earlier this January, to select one winning crowdsourced flavour among six finalists.
This will be a smart object enabled with colour-recognition technology that detects a colour palette in a woman's outfit by scanning her from feet to toe, and expertly suggest eye, lip and nail shades that better fit her style.
Vending machines have a long history dating back to 215BC. Greek mathematician Hero created the first vending machine dispensing holy water in exchange for a coin. Now fast forward to 1880 where the more modern style vending machine was created in London dispensing postcards. From there, it didn’t take long for vending machines to pop up in the U.S. and the rest of the world.
Conventional vending machines go through different changes to reflect new consumer expectations, business landscape and community needs.