nk497 writes: "Costa Coffee's newest automated coffee machines run an Intel chip — its top-end Core i7. The stand-alone machines are designed for places where there aren't any Costa shops, such as offices or supermarkets, and use Intel's retail software to scan and read faces in real time, to collect demographic information. The coffee machines also feature HD touchscreens, which are used as menus to select coffee types, as well as to display videos to "attract" customers and for branding, Intel explained."
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