Vending Machine Pours Free Coffee If You Yawn

The vending machine detecs yawns with facial recognition technology

   

Douwe Egberts vending machine, located at a South American airport, is putting smiles of the faces of tired people.

The machine uses facial recognition technology to see when people yawn, and then it gives them a free coffee. The machine was an advertising stunt set up to switch people over to Douwe Egberts coffee. The video claims that the vending machine gave over 210 free coffees away, reports Adweek.

A video of the Douwe Egberts vending machine in action can be viewed here.

Coca-Cola (KO) did a similar event last year. The difference being that the Coca-Cola vending machine gave away free drinks to people who hugged it.


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