Automated Teller Machine - ATM

Automated Teller Machines or ATMs are a common sight at almost every bank and credit union. They can allow customers 24/7 access to their accounts, without the need for a teller or for the bank branch to even be open.

Introduced in 1959, ATMs are more common than bank branches. They allow customers to check balances, transfer funds, deposit checks, and most of all, withdraw cash. With a debit card or a bank card and a PIN, a customer can access all of these features.With the varied locations and availability, security of the machine and the people using is of utmost importance. Generally these devices are hardened again physical attacks to gain access to the money, and also contain security features like cameras to help protect consumers from danger.