What may become the standard look for American banks of the future was opened recently in Los Angeles, California.
MS customer approaching TV window in wall counter
CU customer placing money and note in can for pneumatic tube
MS Teller inside receiving can and performing regular work
MS Customer receiving receipt and leaving
MS credit card validator with CU of card being inserted
money vending machine
MS wall counter with TV serene
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Background: What may become the standard look for American banks of the future was opened recently in Los Angeles, California.
This new bank service is faster and more impersonal than most in existence now. The customer approaches a wall counter where he sees his teller only on a television serene. The customer sends and receives his money and paper work in cans which are delivered and received through pneumatic tubes. The television system is a dual one, the teller inside also sees the customer on a serene. Most of the work done by the teller inside it with the aid of conventional machinery. Other new automatic devices available to assist the customer are a credit card validator which rejects the card if the customer account does not hold sufficient funds and an automatic money vending machine which receives personal checks and sends back money if the check is good.