silicon.com has an interesting article, on whether ATM machines are on their way out, since "Contactless Ca$H" [my wording, my phrase!](r)(c) Markbnj 2006. (all rights reserved!) is on the ascendancy.
(Contactless Ca$H examples: EZ-Pass in your car, Exxon/Mobil SpeedPass) and the new credit cards you swipe at 7-11.)