Yawn-Activated Machine Gives You Free Douwe Egberts Coffee




Somewhere out there is a world where you don’t have to wait in line for coffee — where you don’t have to get stampeded by caffeine addicts, where all you have to do is yawn, and magically, your warm cup of joe is there waiting for you. You’re safe and you’re satisfied. Dreaming?

Well, Dutch coffee company Douwe Egberts, as part of a new campaign, is making those dreams come true. The company souped up a coffee vending machine with facial recognition technology and created a mechanical barista that dishes you what is essentially a free cup. The machine was placed in front of weary red-eye travelers at airports (see above and below). Read more…

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