Automated teller machines: their history and authentication protocols

  title={Automated teller machines: their history and authentication protocols},
  author={Alan G. Konheim},
  journal={Journal of Cryptographic Engineering},
  • A. Konheim
  • Published 1 April 2016
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Luther Simjian filed a patent in 1959 for perhaps the first ATM; he convinced the City Bank of New York (now Citibank) to run a 6-month field test of his Bankmatic. The test was, however, not extended due to lack of demand. Simjian suggested that the only customers using the machine were a small number of prostitutes and gamblers who did not want to deal with bank tellers face to face. Nature abhors a vacuum and is also the mother of invention; John Shepherd-Barron (OBE), managing director of… 
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