Issue No. 03 - July-September (2011 vol. 33)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MAHC.2010.3
Bernardo Batiz-Lazo , Bangor University
Robert J.K. Reid , University of Glasgow
<p>The success of currency dispensers in the 1960s was the technological precondition for the now omnipresent automated teller machines (ATMs). An examination of the three earliest separate instances of cash-dispensing technology not only illuminates the history of this device but demonstrates how users—in this case banks—shape and direct technological change.</p>
history of computing, cash dispensers, ATMs, history, financial data processing, patents, research and development, user interfaces, United Kingdom
R. J. Reid and B. Batiz-Lazo, "The Development of Cash-Dispensing Technology in the UK," in IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, vol. 33, no. , pp. 32-45, 2010.