These days, ATMs don't just pass out money

December 06, 1992|By Knight Rider New Service

The next time you use an automated teller machine, you just might end up buying stocks or enrolling in a college course.

As technology improves, ATM machines are being programmed FTC to do more than just pass out money, says PLUS system INc., a Denver company that operates a worldwide ATM system.

An automated teller machine was installed in Honolulu this month that allows travelers to make hotel reservation, rent cars or get a free map of Waikiki.

A Pittsburgh bank has an ATM that allows customers to trade stocks or apply for a loan.

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