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Vending Machine

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Transcript of Vending Machine

Vending Machine
innovations
history:
Invented in 215 B.C. by greek mathematician for holy water.

Improvements:
In the early 1880's the first coin operated vending machine was invented in England.




215 B.C.
first vending machine

1880's
first commercial
vending machines

http://inventors.about.com/od/uvstartinventions/a/vending.htm
1889
first patent finalized

1888
first vending machines
brought to U.S.

1907
gumball vending
machines introduced

1920's
first soda and cigarette
machines introduced

1937
modern soda
machine invented

Existing Patents
1889- a machine that stores and then supplies items using aligned coils which rotate to dispense items
2013- refilling machine, refills only bottles with same configuration to the liquid
https://www.google.com/patents/US2136089

http://www.tiki-toki.com/timeline/entry/61836/History-of-The-Vending-Machine/#vars!date=1937-05-22_09:15:48!
https://www.google.com/patents/US20130240084?dq=vending+machine&hl=en&sa=X&ei=SaBcUuWNDYjAkQfnpIGQBg&ved=0CEUQ6AEwAg
Modern Vending Machines
What we Would do:
make slot to retrieve item more accessible
add boxes rather than rows to store items
have path from box to pick up area
touch screen order
remove rotating coils
citations
http://walyou.com/weird-vending-machines/

Timeline
By: Emma, Kyrek, Azzie, and Izzy
Block 4 B/D
Impact on the World
easier access to snacks
located almost everywhere
add to obesity problem
quick on-the-go food
Diciplines of Engineering
civil engineering- how it fits in it's enviroment
electrical engineering- how it functions
mechanical engineering- how it's built
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