X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Great Geek Gifts in the Technabob Shop!Get Technabob Daily: Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob

Yawn In Front Of It, and this Coffee Machine Will Give You a Free Cup of Joe

by Hazel Chua
Advertisement

This coffee machine, aptly called “Bye Bye Red Eye”, doesn’t want your money. Instead, it wants to give you a cup of coffee – provided you prove that you really need it, that is. How? By yawning in front of it.

Yawn-activated coffee machine

Most people drink coffee as a perk-me-up and to vanquish sleepiness, so the folks behind Douwe Egberts’s are using that with their latest marketing campaign. The coffee machine was set up at the O.R. Tambo International Airport in South Africa, where facial recognition software has been installed in place of a regular slot for bills and change.

All people had to do to get a cup of coffee was stand in front of the machine and yawn. The machine dispensed a steaming cup of coffee for their enjoyment.

During the course of the campaign, over 210 yawns were each rewarded with a cup of delicious joe.

[via TAXI]

Hot Deals in the Technabob Shop:



Comments are closed for posts older than 90 days.

Comments (1):

  1. Borque says:

    I just read the title and yawned. Thanks.

More from Awesomer Media...

Night Shift Bikes Leafy Savage

Night Shift Bikes Leafy Savage

Carving Pencil Tip Sculptures

Carving Pencil Tip Sculptures

Lotus Shares Video of 3-Eleven Tearing up the Ring

Lotus Shares Video of 3-Eleven Tearing up the Ring

Alfa Romeo Giulia Veloce Isn’t for Americans

Alfa Romeo Giulia Veloce Isn’t for Americans

Artist Pits Batman vs. Boba Fett

Artist Pits Batman vs. Boba Fett

Star Trek Boldly Go Introduces Kirk and Crew to the Borg

Star Trek Boldly Go Introduces Kirk and Crew to the Borg

Advertisement