QUICK LINKS: Vending Videos  |  Micromarkets  |

VT Classifieds

|

Buy a Classified Ad

|

Editorial Calendars

|

Circulation Data

|

Downloads

|

Bookstore

|

Operators Date Book

Search:      

Bookmark this site




Issue Date: Vol. 54, No. 8, August 2014, Posted On: 7/29/2014


Aussie Hacker Turns ATM Into Videogame


Hank Schlesinger
swag@earthlink.net
TAGS: ATM, video game, Australian hacker, Doom

A hacker in Australian has reportedly reconfigured an ATM to play the first-person shooter videogame Doom.

A YouTube user who goes by the name Aussie50 said he installed the 1993 game's software on an ATM and configured the buttons to work as controls. The newly configured system, which includes sound, seems to provide a fully functional videogame.

From clues glimpsed on the video, the ATM was Windows-based with plenty of power to run the older game. The video of the hack has gone viral among a certain technically minded corner of the Internet.


Topic: Music and Games Features

Articles:
  • Google Leads $542M Investment In Mysterious VR Firm
  • Are Street Operators Ready For Beacons? Marketing Technology Moves Into Mainstream
  • WSJ: Music Sales At Apple iTunes Decline More Than 13%
  • Another Child Crawls Into A Skill Crane: Maryville, TN
  • Flint Museum Exhibition Shows Videogames As Art Form And Cultural Touchstone

Copyright © 2014 Vending Times Inc. All rights reserved. 
P: (516) 442-1850 | F: (516) 442-1849 | subscriptions@vendingtimes.net
55 Maple Ave. - Ste. 304, Rockville Centre, NY 11570