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ADA and optical coin detection.

One of the projects I never wrote a writeup on that I’ve been working on for the past little while is the “auto drink admin.” For those of you who don’t know, CSH has something called DRINK which is basically a group fridge. Using a key-fob based iButton you can log into the machine and it will link to your LDAP account. There is also SNACK which is an addon in the form of an old snack machine. Based on how many credits you have in your LDAP account  you can purchase things in the machine. Now, how do you get credits? You have to talk to a drink admin. They take your money, log into their database front end, and update your credits.

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