Monthly Archives: April 2014

In 9-0 vote, Supreme Court makes it easier to get fees in patent cases

Top patent court almost never makes bad actors pay. Supremes see it differently. Craig Keefner‘s insight: This result will be good news to many tech companies that believe they are regularly attacked with meritless patent cases. A lower standard for fee-shifting would allow them to get some leverage against the non-practicing patent owners sometimes known as “patent trolls.” See on… Read More »

RFID Kiosk Technology in Retail

Retailing Report Details RFID as High Potential for Retailers In the 17th annual Global Powers of Retailing report, produced by Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited in conjunction with STORES Media, RFID technology is mentioned as an existing technology that has vast potential to improve the retail experience.  According to the report, “We have long since expected RFID to replace… Read More »

CVS launches insurance premium payment service

CVS Caremark will launch a service to help some customers pay their health insurance premiums, the company announced this week. “Millions of Americans have enrolled in health insurance this year for the first time and we want to help with this transition by providing an easy way to pay their premiums in our stores,” Josh Flum, senior vice… Read More »

Paper Ink Touchscreen and Plays Music in This Super-Cool British Food Poster

Who says print is dead? If anything, it’s alive and sounds delicious! This unique poster, created by Grey London and print production and software developer Novalia, is essentially an app made of paper promoting British food brand Schwartz’s Flavour Shots.   Craig Keefner‘s insight: Pretty cool touchscreen using ink See on www.adweek.com

IDL Worldwide Designed Kiosks Targets Millennials | Virtual-Strategy Magazine

Sunglass Hut Partners with IDL Worldwide for its Millennial-Focused Retail Brand and Environment, Shaded. | Virtual Strategy Magazine is an online publication devoted entirely to virtualization technologies.   Craig Keefner‘s insight: the customer experience needed to be interactive, the team integrated built-in photo booths to allow for instantaneous photo taking and prints. Additionally, in order for the consumer… Read More »

Press Release KioWare Kiosk Software Receives GSA Schedule Contract

KioWare software now available to federal, state, & local government agencies through a GSA IT Schedule 70 Contract – KioWare.com Craig Keefner‘s insight: KioWare is sold throughout the world in over 80 countries to businesses, as well as federal, state/regional, and local government buyers. KioWare’s clients include the US Air Force, Coast Guard, Army Reserves, and Army Corps… Read More »

Commercial Bank to Launch First of Its Kind Self-Service Kiosk in Qatar

Self-service kiosk for debit and credit cards, aims to improve the customer service and enhance the banking experience for customers. Craig Keefner‘s insight: Lets you apply and receive your card right at the station. The self-service kiosk is placed at the Bank’s D-Ring Road Branch and operates from Sunday-Thursday from 7:30am to 4:00pm. Customers will be equipped to… Read More »

TeleRobot kiosk highlights ER in Burleson

Plaza Medical Center opens next week and the Tele-Robot Kiosk is amazing. By Tammye Nash/[email protected] When Plaza Medical Center’s new ER in Burleson opens to the public on April 15, patients will have the benefit of the latest technological advances. Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth is a Hospital Corporation of America North Texas Division hospital, and the… Read More »

Intel Retail Solutions Guide

Intel Guide to retail solutions based on personalization. “The Retailers’ Guide to Creating Personalized Shopping Experiences” for an overview of the latest Intel® technology-based, in-store solutions that can attract customers’ attention, exceed expectations, and benefit your bottom line, including: Increasing brand awareness and in-store visits by presenting customers with relevant offers and information in timely and personalized ways.… Read More »

VMware and Kiosk Mode

Self-service kiosks can be used in many different situations, such as healthcare, hospitality, and education. For example, a majority of patients claim that the most challenging part of a hospital or doctor visit isn’t the visit itself—it’s the check-in process. A kiosk station can help simplify the patient experience by allowing them to update their personal information, order… Read More »

Case Study in Reverse. What NOT To Do

How To Mess Up A Kiosk Location Pinterest is a visual discovery tool that you can use to find ideas for all your projects and interests.   Craig Keefner‘s insight: here is digital signage at Natural Grocers…At least it’s mobile! See on www.pinterest.com

Outerwall doubles down on automated Redbox kiosk technology

Redbox Kiosk Turns Phone Into Cash If you’ve ever dumped a jar of pennies into a Coinstar machine or rented a DVD from RedBox, then you’ve helped Bellevue-based Outerwall become a pioneer in automated kiosk technologies.  See on www.king5.com GOBankingRates EcoATM Near Me: Find Nearest ATM Locations Turn Off Find My iPhone. If your Apple device works, you’ll… Read More »