CORONA, Calif., Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- AVT, Inc. (Ticker: AVTC) ( www.autoretail.com) announced that a system they custom designed for a customer was featured in a story on ABC News that offered a glimpse of the new world of Automated Retailing. It's not unusual to get candy, chips or a coke from a vending machine, the story began. But today, the products that come from a self-service system are as varied as expensive caviar, wine, and cupcakes. The caviar vending machine featured in the ABC News piece was designed and built by AVT, Inc., a leader in developing customized automated solutions that give consumers added choices and convenience. The story also highlighted a new wine bar in California that takes self-service to a new level. Simply buy a wine card and help yourself to a full pour at any of 60 different automated dispensers. Other new high-tech automated retailing systems are dispensing items that include shoes, underwear and iPods, according to the report. "AVT continues to grow so rapidly because business owners and entrepreneurs are realizing that they can reach new customers in a cost-effective manner through automated retailing," Shannon Illingworth, Founder and Chairman of AVT stated. "From automated carpet cleaning kiosks to Marley Coffee Stores, we are literally re-inventing the retailing experience." To view the story on ABC News, go to: http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/video?id=8903278 For more information on self-service automated stores and vending machines, please visit AVT online at: www.autoretail.com. About AVT: AVT, Inc. is a high quality leader in the automated retailing industry, offering technology solutions at 50% less than the best-known competitor. AVT is able to work with any size company to design a custom automated retailing solution that drives traffic, increases sales, improves security, and lowers overhead. With an in-house design team, software developers, mechanical engineers and on-site manufacturing, AVT can take projects from concept to completion with speed and cost efficiency.