Camlock Systems Inc.
12-gauge Octagon has an eight-sided keyway. Call 847-299-8830; www.camlock.com.
Cantaloupe Systems Inc.
The Icon Enclosure connects to the Cantaloupe SEED device and gives the user the ability to remotely open and close security enclosures and to set schedules for such enclosures over the Web.'The system is attractive to vendors who operate at schools and have had trouble with the schools not opening and closing enclosures at the right times.'This will also allow the operator to stray from their standard schedule if, say, there is a football game or a dance.'Call 925-362-4824; www.cantaloupesys.com.
Sycamore Systems LLC
The Lyon' Cage features a modular design that allows additional stalls to be added at a fraction of the single cage cost. The cage is made of a wire mesh that maintains graphics visibility. There are interchangeable components, an adaptable door to fit most styles of machines, and many locking options. Call 800-541-5088; www.sycamoresystems.com.
Van Lock Co. Inc.
The Defend-A-Vend Security Surrounds are built to withstand attacks and at the same time enhance the visual appeal of the machine. Each custom-made unit is designed around a self-contained locking mechanism.
The Force 4000 puck lock can replace traditional padlocks. There is no exposed shackle. It is made from solid steel and has a flat face and hardened keyway. Call 800-878-1826; www.vanlock.com.
Automated Merchandising Systems Inc.
The Outsider is available in both snack and Visi-Combo 39-inch-wide models, offering a choice of non-perishable items. It features heavy-gauge steel vandal panels and has a new lock cover made of heavy gauge steel, and triple-pane heated glass protected by a layer of durable polycarbonate. Call 304-725-6921; www.amsvendors.com.
Crane Merchandising Systems
The RefreshmentCenter 1 offers a full-size equipment solution for smaller work sites. The glassfront, spiral-driven, temperature-controlled machine provides the ability to vend bottled beverages, fresh food, snack and candy items from a single machine. An optional zone divider can accommodate temperature requirements of varied product.
The HotDrinkCenter 2 can serve up to 20-ounce cups with greater extraction, more total dissolved solids, and more flavor than other brewing processes. Unique to the Full-Brew is pre-infusion of coffee and water before delivery to the brew barrel. Full-Brew is not limited by a pressurized brew chamber. Instead, a peristaltic pump draws coffee through the grounds bed, providing the ability to fully brew up to 20-ounce beverages. Call 800-325-8811; www.cranems.com.
The hot food machine cooks food in 20 to 70 seconds, and vend time is one minute and 10 seconds. It serves up a 7-ounce snack or light meal. All food is stored frozen and served in a serving plate. The machine has an ATM style menu selection screen, offering nutrition information on all food. The machine also communicates with a Web-based database to track operations and enable performance reporting. Call 61-2-4324-9306; www.hankers.com.au.
Motorola Mobile Express, a Motorola vending machine, vends cellular phone accessories, including NFL and NCAA team logoed cell phone accessories. For information, call Torridon Vending Services, 315-671-0214, ext. 23.
The ProNews' 1000 is an innnovative, printed media vending machine designed to release only one copy per vend. Keeping its inventory secure, the machine can be placed at locations that are impractical for traditional honor box style machines. In addition to daily newspapers, it can dispense more expensive magazines, offering new opportunities for media distribution. Payment options include a programmable, electronic coin discriminator and a bill validator. One option is the ProScan' 2000 battery-powered coin scanner and controller that comes motor driven or with a solenoid lock and escrow hopper for refunding and collecting coins. The unit can field download up to 12 different coin types. Vending prices can be selected via a handheld PDA or by dropping custom electronic chips into the coin mech. Call 800-925-8882; www.protelinc.com.