Cashbox : the invention and globalization of the ATM

Author
Other titles
  • Cash box.
Published
  • Louisville, KY : Networld Media Group [2013]
Physical description
xv, 123 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps, portraits ; 23 x 29 cm.
ISBN
  • 9781935497622
  • 1935497626
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references.
Contents
  • A 2,700-year history of cash and payments -- The ATM's colorful, contested story of invention -- How the ATM took over the world -- Money for the masses: the rise of the low-end ATM -- The history of the ATM Industry Association -- Regulators can't tame the raging machine -- Busting crime and fighting fraudsters -- Cold hard cash: ATMs in the Arctic (and other unlikely locations) -- More than money: ATM advertising and other non-cash functionality -- Cashless mythology: the future of ATMs, payments and cash.
Other names
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
Language
  • English

Summary

  • "Any historical account of banking business, tech or self service would be incomplete without the story of the ATM. Though invented almost five decades ago, this simple machine has survived competing technologies, evolving consumer habits and cultural shifts. ... The book unravels the machine's invention story and reveals intriguing historical facts: How the PIN came to be ... How the machine has thrived despite massive regulation and fraud; The story of the global ATM Industry Association; The truth about the cashless society."--Jacket flap.
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