Among them is a vending machine at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport that sells wi-fi hot spots with a power bank.
The $149 Skyroam Solis global wi-fi devices are sold at InMotion stores at the Atlanta airport, as well as at a vending machine on Concourse E, according to Skyroam. Using the wi-fi service with the device costs extra, priced at $9 a day. The company also rents wi-fi devices for $9.95 a day.
There are also Skyroam vending machines at airports in Oakland, Miami and Houston.
Hartsfield-Jackson has other kiosks for Best Buy Express, Fuel Rod chargers, CVS and Benefit Cosmetics, according to the airport’s website.
Other airports have Uniqlo vending machines selling vests and other clothing and SouveNear vending machines that sell local souvenirs.
Business reporter Kelly Yamanouchi covers airlines and the airport including Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines, one of the world's largest carriers, and Hartsfield-Jackson, ranked for years as the world's busiest airport. She has covered airlines for more than 15 years, graduated from Harvard and has a master's degree from Northwestern.