Vending Machines That Guess Your Age and Sex

Vending Machines That Guess Your Age and Sex
Advertising

This targeted marketing technology offers a more personalized experience using a variety of local data.

Dylan Schenker
  • 10 march 2011

Over the last six months, Tokyo has seen the installation of a series of high tech vending machines that can recognize the age and sex of individuals who use them. Its advertising display is also affected by the time of day, temperature and the season. The ‘acure’ machines are mounted with a camera that reads the sensory data of individuals which will then be used to target who is using the machine. It is a fully digital machine with a touchscreen interface and a video display.

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