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Okaya introduces Next-generation vending machine concept with see-through display

This concept model for a next-generation vending machine, which features a see through display, is being developed by Sanden, a large manufacturer of vending machines, in conjunction with Okaya Electronics and Intel. This concept model[...]
Okaya introduces Next-generation vending machine concept with see-through display

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JR East Water Business’s Smart Marketing Vending Machines

If you walk through certain JR East stations in Tokyo, you may have seen a huge, gray, Acure vending machine with tall, vertical eyes gazing around at people waiting for their trains. JR East Water Business Co., the beverage company of[...]
JR East Water Business’s Smart Marketing Vending Machines
JR East Water Business’s Smart Marketing Vending MachinesJR East Water Business’s Smart Marketing Vending MachinesJR East Water Business’s Smart Marketing Vending MachinesJR East Water Business’s Smart Marketing Vending MachinesJR East Water Business’s Smart Marketing Vending Machines

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Coca Cola Japan to launch LCD touchpanel vending machines by the year-end

Coca Cola Japan unveiled new Coca Cola vending machine which sports a 46-inch (1 mt tall and 57 cm wide) LCD touchpanel installed in the front. Currently it not only allows you to choose your drink by just touching the display but also[...]
Coca Cola Japan to launch LCD touchpanel vending machines by the year-end

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Lego Japan & Takara Tomy Arts team up for Lego mini figurines

This summer LEGO will launch mini figurine series worldwide. Here in Japan, sales strategy rather takes a local form with the collaboration between LEGO Japan and Takara Tomy Arts. As of mid-July, two sets of mini figurines (Side-A/Sid[...]
Lego Japan & Takara Tomy Arts team up for Lego mini figurines
Lego Japan & Takara Tomy Arts team up for Lego mini figurines

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