Monthly Archives: May 2014

Sacramento start-up uses selfies to market

See on – Kiosk & Kiosks You might call it marketing with selfies. A Sacramento startup is cashing in with photo kiosks that help businesses boost their social marketing skills. Craig Allen Keefner‘s insight: Over 400 machines now in 7 countries. Alex Lowe company iSnap and video interview See on Post Views: 957

Revel Systems iPad Kiosk Point of Sale Launches

RevelSystems has promised up a picture of the installed unit. Stop back by and see it. See on – Kiosk & Kiosks SAN FRANCISCO, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ –??Revel Systems, the leading iPad point of sale platform, has launched its iPad POS system for drive-through. This expands Revel Systems’ product offering for fast food and enterprise-level clients,… Read More »

Frozen yogurt shop uses technology to stand out

See on – Kiosk & Kiosks Craig Allen Keefner‘s insight: Put your yogurt creation on Instagram, and get nutrition info if you want, all from iPad/Tablet See on About Kiosk Kiosks Kiosk Kiosks – All Things Kiosk! Kiosk Industry is the news engine for the Kiosk Manufacturer Association or KMA which is a global organization focused on better… Read More »

Self-Service Kiosk – YouTube

See on – Kiosk & Kiosks ITN’s self-serve kiosk lets exhibitors capture, qualify and fulfill leads without a salesperson’s intervention. Visitors get the product information they wan… Craig Allen Keefner‘s insight: Nice kiosk unit from ITN for tradeshows See on Post Views: 943

Cleveland Clinic walk-in kiosks

See on – Kiosk & Kiosks MedCity News Cleveland Clinic forms joint venture with maker of walk-in kiosks Cleveland Clinic and HealthSpot, a Dublin, Ohio-based company, have signed a letter of intent to form a joint venture that will allow more patients…   Craig Allen Keefner‘s insight: The HealthSpot station’s two-way high-definition video screen delivers a… Read More »

Biometric kiosks installed at Chicago O’Hare

Biometric Kiosks The new version of the Border Xpress Automated Passport Control kiosk makes use of fingerprint technology and can be used by travellers from 38 countries.   According to Vancouver Airport Authority, the updated kiosk reduces the CBP inspection process by 89%, and lowers overall waiting times at the customs checkpoint by 50% See on   Global Entry… Read More »

Bike sharing program announces kiosk sites

  By July, University students will have access to public bikes in an effort to add cycling to daily commutes.   Craig Allen Keefner‘s insight: ArborBike, in partnership with the Ann Arbor City Council, the Ann Arbor-based nonprofit Clean Energy Coalition and the University are in the final stages of initiating the citywide bike share program. See on Post Views: 1,119

Pepsi launches new interactive vending kiosk

Interactive virtual reality kiosk gives soccer fans a kick. Craig Allen Keefner‘s insight: Pepsi has kicked off World Cup season with a new interactive digital signage vending kiosk for football (soccer to us here in the U.S./futbol to fans in Spanish-speaking countries) fans around the world. The FIFA World Cup is one of the most-watched sporting events in… Read More »

Kiosk ROI Explained: Call Me Chief Revenue Officer

Kiosk ROI Learn about kiosk ROI from the kiosk industry. This is the first of a series of inside looks at those magic three words — Return on Investment. Whether you are buying or selling, hiring or firing, those are the words that you are ultimately   Craig Keefner‘s insight: ROI Explained: Just Call Me Chief Revenue Officer… Read More »

YVR upgrades airport kiosks with Cross Match biometrics

Airport KIosks The Vancouver Airport Authority has announced an upgrade to its BorderXpress kiosks, with new biometric technology from Cross March that enables international   Craig Keefner‘s insight: Interesting too is the purchase of Digital Persona by Cross Match which consolidates a large range of biometrics See on Post Views: 936

Using our New Checkout Kiosks

Checkoput KIosks The library will be closed May 1-5 and will reopen May 6 with an awesome, new way to check out. What does that mean for you? Shorter, or even eliminated, wai…   Craig Keefner‘s insight: Video of checkout via Bibliotheca Library kiosks. Kiosk design by Bibiliotheca and manufactured by KIS (used to be anyway…) See on… Read More »

Beyond Rubik’s Cube Interactive Kiosk Mobile

Interactive Kiosk Mobile Visitors control a massive Rubik’s Cube through interactive kiosks and a web and mobile application The Groovik’s Cube, featured in the Beyond Rubik’s Cube traveling exhibit, is an interactive Rubik’s Cube that visitors can solve from the museum or from anywhere in the world via the web. The Groovik’s Cube, the largest functional Rubik’s Cube (26 feet… Read More »

Atlanta & O’Hare intro biometric kiosks

Acuity Market provides new numbers to complement the new deployment news. Thanks Maxine! Craig Keefner‘s insight: Earlier this month, Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson and Chicago O’Hare — two of the world’s busiest airports — announced the introduction of biometric Automated Passport Control (APC) kiosks. According to Maxine Most, Principal at Acuity Market Intelligence, “APC kiosks offer a cost effective and… Read More »

Data protection of hospital check-in kiosk

Data protection officials have vowed to investigate claims that new check-in screens at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary display patients’ addresses and phone numbers for all to see. The self check-in terminals for outpatients were recently installed in the mainreception at the infirmary. But The Examiner has learned the new automated system has sparked several complaints. One lady, who did… Read More »

Perspective: Airport Kiosks by APC

Airport Kiosks At George Bush Intercontinental Airport, kiosks collect passengers’ information for Customs and Border Protection with no previous registration required for use.   Craig Keefner‘s insight: In addition, the kiosks are designed to comply with U.S. Americans with Disabilities Act requirements through the standard kiosk button interface, audio jack and braille labeling. See on Post Views:… Read More »

Patient Check-in Kiosk Live Johns Hopkins Medical

Patient Check-in Kiosk Goes Live at the Johns Hopkins Medical   Craig Keefner‘s insight: Great information on self-service terminals making a difference in Johns Hopkins Pathology Medical Lab   Visit for more patient check-in kiosk news More Links Post Views: 1,228

Optimizing Retail Solutions

The mobile retail experience In the current mobile marketplace, desktop sites, apps, in store signage, and mobile sites combine to create a consumer experience that may or may not be consistent across all mediums.  In April’s STORES Magazine,  Peter Johnson writes about how MandM e-retailer identifies this issue and works to resolve it.  Graham Benson, IT Director at… Read More »

Staples to buy retail-focused software firm PNI Digital

Staples to buy retail-focused software firm PNI Digital: TORONTO (Reuters) – Staples Inc said on Monday it wil… Craig Keefner‘s insight: Vancouver-based PNI said with Staples’ support it expects to significantly expand the services it offers to its retailers and partners. Its software, which powers both online and in-store platforms, is currently used by retailers such as… Read More »

Airport Kiosks – NCR Chosen for Dubai Airport

GlobalAtlanta is Atlanta’s International Business News Source.   Craig Keefner‘s insight: The 50 42-inch touchscreens installed in the Dubai airport also allow travelers to check the weather at their destinations or find information about local hotels or attractions. See on Post Views: 1,031