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Submission + - Face Scanning Vending Machine Denies Children Acce (

smitty777 writes: What do you do when you spend over a billion dollars on products targeted specifically for adults? Simple, just put a device on your pudding dispensing vending machines that scans faces, and denies the delicious food to the kiddies. The Minority Report-like device will apparently judge the age of the individual based on the space between they eyes and ears. If the criteria is not met, the vending machine will shut down and ask the individual to step away from the machine. There are some vending machine combos that this makes sense for, but seriously, pudding?
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Face Scanning Vending Machine Denies Children Acce

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"Spock, did you see the looks on their faces?" "Yes, Captain, a sort of vacant contentment."