To avoid contravening the law, the machines are able to verify a user’s age, which will ensure that they cannot be used by people under 21. Payments are made through Civic’s CVC coin.
Civic expects the machines to be a huge hit, especially at activities such as music concerts, sporting events and even some bars. All of these require age verification and an automated system to enable that will go a long way toward appeasing regulators. The company is already discussing distribution channels and partnerships with other entities, but won’t disclose its secrets.