VIDEO: Samsung shows 21st century vending machine

We brought you news of this kind of tech from CES earlier this year, and now Samsung is showing a touchscreen vending machine off.

The video above gives you a minute and a half of Samsung waffle about display tech before a Kraft exec demos the futuristic device.

Thanks to the 46-inch touchscreen panel, consumers have a new way to vend snacks from what the companies call, rather grandly, an "interactive communications network".

Because of the touch panel interface, much more information can be shared about the products than with traditional methods, with the option to display ingredients just one example. Hit play for more.