The hot summer is coming, HG installs two vending machines in the yard for the workers, who can enjoy drinkings, hams, instant noodles and snacks as they need, wish we have a cool summer!
History for Vending Machine/Slot Machine
The first vending machine in the world was made by the Greek Hero in the 1st century AD, which automatically sold holy water.In 1925, the United States developed a vending machine to sell cigarettes, and then there appeared a variety of modern vending machines to sell stamps and tickets.The type, structure and function of modern vending machines vary according to the items sold, mainly candy, drinks, newspapers and other vending machines.A general vending machine consists of a coin device, an indicating device, a storage device, etc.The coin device is the core of the vending machine. Its main function is to confirm the authenticity of the money input, sort the type of the money and calculate the amount.
If the amount invested reaches the value of the purchase, the sale signal is issued and the remaining money is found.An indicating device is used to indicate the variety of goods selected by the customer.The storage device holds the goods, receives the sell indication signal, and delivers the goods selected by the customer to the shipping port.
The coin device of the general vending machine is composed of a coin slot, a sorting device, a check device to confirm the authenticity of the coin, a calculation device to calculate the amount of money and a change device.
Since the 1970s, a variety of new vending machines controlled by microcomputers and a larger scale of unmanned vending systems using credit cards instead of coins and connected with computers have appeared, such as unmanned shopping malls, automatic ticket selling and checking systems in stations, automatic cash payment machines in banks, etc.
Vending machine is a new form of commercial retail, developed from Japan and Europe and the United States in the 1970s.It is also known as a 24-hour micro-supermarket.In Japan, 70 percent of canned drinks are sold through vending machines.The world famous beverage company Coca Cola has half a million vending machines around the world.
Across the country, 5.5 million vending machines (according to 1998 statistics) were installed, with sales of 6,896,948,870 million yen, the highest in the world.By entering the item number and purchase quantity and inserting money on the display screen of the vending machine, the goods will come out of the pick-up port, and even warm noodles and rice balls from the food vending machine.Although Japan has fewer vending machines than the United States (6.89 million in 1997), it has the world’s highest population, with 35 people per person compared with 23 in Japan.
In the 17th century, small pubs in England had cigarette vending machines.In the long history of vending machines, Japan developed practical vending machines, and that was well into this century.The first vending machine in Japan was the “stamp postcard vending machine”, which came out in 1904. It was a machine integrating the sale of stamp postcards and the delivery of letters from post boxes.The real popularity of vending machines did not come until after World War II.
In the 1950s, “water-jet juice vending machines”, in which juice was poured into paper cups, became very popular.Then, in 1962, the vending machine revolution began, thanks to the entry of big American beverage companies into the Japanese market.In 1967, all currencies under 100 yen were converted to coins, boosting the development of the vending machine industry.
Post time: Mar-19-2021