Today marks the day when automated personal banking will truly reach new heights, possibly eliminating the need for human assistance in banking. Wired.com has the latest on the new Bitcoin ATM machines being released in Canada by a company called Robocoin.
The Robocoin isn’t like other ATMs. It doesn’t take debit or credit cards. It’s a cash-only machine. You put your money in, and it gives you numbers — addresses that link to bitcoins, the world’s most popular digital currency. Or, if you already own some bitcoins, the machine can scan a QR code on your mobile phone and dispense cash.
Murck says it won’t be long till we see them in the US. Continue reading