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Turkey: Vending machine for face masks presented by Turkish company amid coronavirus outbreak

W/S Mask vending machines, Izmir
M/S Man setting up mask vending machine
M/S Man setting up mask vending machine
M/S Man setting up mask vending machine
W/S Finished vending machine
M/S Vice President of Elektral, Erdem Dincsoy, taking mask out of vending machine
SOT, Erdem Dincsoy, Vice President of Elektral: "The last 4-5 years we were manufacturing personal protective equipment, PP vending machines. [In the last] 2 years we developed a software also. From a telemetry system, you can program the limitations of the stuff. For example, stuff can take a mask in one week or glass for one month and then the idea came up to these masks. How did we discover this? Well, you know, the COVID-19 virus [has been happening] and we think a person should take the mask and other disinfections or other PP equipment from everywhere like metro stations, like airports or other places. And these vending machines can dispense these products [24/7] without any limitations."
W/S Machinery cutting metal
SOT, Erdem Dincsoy, Vice President of Elektral: "The people come to the machine. Even [at] night or midnight, [they] can take the masks or other personal protective equipment without any limitations. You don't need any human body for this, by money, by credit card, coins, they can select their products inside. So if we want to eliminate, [limit] the virus, we must use these machines in every place like metro stations, like airports, where all the people are living around, we can use it.
C/U Worker's hands assembling vending machine
SOT, Erdem Dincsoy, Vice President of Elektral: "It's now popular because of this virus and I'm sure [most] governments will allow people to protect [themselves]. They will use this equipment and now we have [a very big export]."
W/S Worker and vending machines
W/S Vending machines
SCRIPT
As the coronavirus pandemic is ravaging the world, a Turkish company Elektral presented vending machines for face masks, which provide personal protective equipment with zero human-to-human contact, as footage filmed in Izmir on Saturday shows.
"We think a person should take the mask and other disinfections or other PP equipment from everywhere like metro stations, like airports or other places. And these vending machines can dispense these products [24/7] without any limitations," said Elektral's Vice President, Erdem Dincsoy.
The new vending machines are expected to be installed at airports and subway stations in Istanbul soon. A date is yet to been announced.
According to the state-run Anadolu Agency, Turkey has registered 47 coronavirus cases so far.