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 »

Paper Ink Touchscreen and Plays Music in This 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 Post Views: 1,372

IDL Worldwide Designed Kiosks Targets Millennials

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 »

Gift Kiosk Coinstar Gift Card Exchange Kiosk – gift card resale market

Coinstar Gift Card Exchange Kiosks & Blackhawk Coinstar expands the market for vending machines   Craig Keefner‘s insight: Nice writeup and flowchart showing Coinstar bidding $70  for $100 card, then handing off to Blackhawk who sells the $100 card on Cardpool.com for $90.  Coinstar and Blackhawk split the profit of $20 50-50 See on www.marketplace.org More Coinstar Posts… 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 »

Redbox Kiosk – DVD Rental Kiosk

Redbox DVD Rental Kiosks Editors update: It’s 2021 and these things are still going. Here is 2021 Investors Report and these people have expanded into video on demand and 10 or so other digital channels, along with their thousands of movie rental kiosks. Redbox Signs Ad Supported Video on Demand (AVOD) Deal With WarnerMedia and Adds AVOD Titles… 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 »

Kiosk Mode VMWare

Kiosk Mode VMWare 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… 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 Post Views: 918

Feniks Inc. Acquires Rubi From Outerwall

  deal includes the Rubi brand name, technology and associated intellectual property, along with the completed inventory of Rubi coffee kiosks.   Craig Keefner‘s insight: Feniks founded by Jim Craig, Travis Pierce, and Doug Coppenbarger — all three from Rubi kiosk team at Outerwall. Feniks has $1.5m in funding to re-launch the Rubi Micro-Café concept over the next… Read More »