A Living Lab for Internet of Things Vending Machines

  • Sauro Vicini
  • Alberto Sanna
  • Sara Bellini
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 282)


Vending machines are often considered mere dispenser facilities that trigger low engagement in their users. Instead, it is a market that is not only growing and expanding, but also evolving from a technological as well as service point of view. An experiential Internet of Things vending machine has been designed with the continuous involvement of users at different levels within San Raffaele Scientific Institute’s City of the Future Living Lab in Milan. This paper illustrates the case of the Living Lab methodology adopted for the development of an innovative Internet of Things vending machine service.


Living Lab Internet of Things Smart City Service Design Co- Creation Vending Machines 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sauro Vicini
    • 1
  • Alberto Sanna
    • 1
  • Sara Bellini
    • 1
  1. 1.Fondazione Centro San Raffaele del Monte TaborMilanItaly

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