History of a ATM

August 18, 2007

Did you ever wonder about the history of ATM’s. The disruptive technology which bought a revolution in the traditional banking and changed the very dimension of banking. The world’s first ATM was fixed in a branch of Barclays in Enfield, North London, around 40 years ago.

Inspiration had struck Mr Shepherd-Barron, now 82, while he was in bath. “It struck me there must be a way I could get my own money, anywhere in the world or the UK. I hit upon the idea of a chocolate bar dispenser, but replacing chocolate with cash.”

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