An Agency's Solution to Archaic Tampon Dispensers Is Also Making a Point About Tech

Hooha, a smart vending machine from Huge, shows how gender balance can boost product development

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Huge initially created Hooha, the world’s first smart tampon dispenser that launched in March, to provide an alternative to the antiquated, coin-operated vending machines often found in public restrooms. But the text-activated device was also based on an employee’s idea to emphasize why the tech industry should include more women in product development, especially for tech specifically created for them.

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