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FRIDAY FUNNY: Need Coffee? Just Yawn!

Written by Heidi Schwartz. Posted in FacilityBlog, Featured Post, Friday Funny, Interiors, Technology, Topics

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Published on August 02, 2013 with No Comments


Posted by Heidi Schwartz

Travel is exhausting, there is no doubt about it. Between the delays and the long security clearance times, airline travel is probably the worst it has ever been. But in Johannesburg’s O.R Tambo International Airport, airline travel has just gotten a little bit better.

How? Call it instant magical caffeinated goodness.

Yes, some lucky travelers are getting free coffee—all they have to do is yawn in front of the Douwe Egbert machine and facial recognition software does the rest. Check out this promotional video from the company, and you’ll see how it works:

Did you yawn? Sorry, no coffee here…

About Heidi Schwartz

Heidi Schwartz

Schwartz joined Group C Media in April 1989 as managing editor of Today's Facility Manager (TFM) magazine (formerly Business Interiors) where she was subsequently promoted to editor/co-publisher of the monthly trade magazine for facility management professionals. In September 2012, she took over the newly created position of internet director for TFM's parent company, Group C Media, where she is charged with developing content and creating online strategies for TFM and its sister publication, Business Facilities. Schwartz can be reached at

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