Who (really) invented the ATM?

In this week’s subscriber edition of Payments, Payments, Payments we take a look at the invention of the cash dispensing Automated Teller Machine (ATM).

It is claimed that the world’s first ATM was unveiled at Barclays Bank in Enfield in June 1967, but the real inventor of the bank cash machine has been a source of dispute for years.

Over the years many people have tried to lay claim to the title of ‘inventor of the ATM’. The answer is not straight forward with Americans, Scots and Japanese all claiming the “inventor crown”


Find out who (really) invented the ATM in this weeks subscriber edition of Payments, Payments, Payments:

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