Time Capsule: ‘Bank of the Future’ From 1973

For as modern and progressive as the vision for this project was, it’s interesting that they didn’t foresee the advent of TV merchandising. These days, that text-cluttered sign would be on a gorgeous, vertically-mounted plasma screen.

Check out the silver, spacey boots and matching uniform on the “Banker of the Future.”
It’s fresh off the set of Star Trek.

In the bottom-right inset there’s a photo of the TV teller — it’s an innovation from Diebold.

Further Reading: Read more about this “Bank of the Future” at Wells Fargo’s Guided by History blog.

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