How the cash machine became a million dollar idea
Out of cash? That used to mean going short until your bank opened in the morning. But fifty years ago, the first automated teller machines – ATMs or cash machines – started appearing outside bank branches in Britain.
Now, there are more than three million of them across the world – meaning our wallets need never be empty again. Aaron Heslehurst explains.
Video journalist: Jeremy Howell
June 6, 2020