(Sacramento Bee) Sign-spinners - the people who gyrate on sidewalks to get your attention for businesses - have battled heat, wind, rain and cold for years. Now they face a new threat: machines.
"It runs 60 hours nonstop and doesn't take any breaks," said Velocity Signs President Scott Adams, pointing to a so-called "sign-waving machine."
The machine - invented by the Sacramento company three years ago - has won accolades from local business owners who say the technology is a cost-effective alternative to hiring human sign-spinners.
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