Monthly Archives: May 2014

Sacramento start-up company uses selfies to market businesses

See on Scoop.it – 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 www.news10.net

Revel Systems iPad Point of Sale Launches Video Drive-Through Product

RevelSystems has promised up a picture of the installed unit. Stop back by and see it. See on Scoop.it – 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 »

Self-Serve Kiosk – YouTube

See on Scoop.it – 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 www.youtube.com

Hispasat, NEC install digital kiosks in Colombia

See on Scoop.it – Kiosk & Kiosks Spanish satellite operator Hispasat and Japanese company NEC announced the operation of the first digital kiosks in rural areas of Colombia, reports El Espectador. The two partners won a tender called by the Colombian government in December last year for the installation of a total 648 kiosks. Craig Allen Keefner‘s insight:… Read More »

Cleveland Clinic forms joint venture with maker of walk-in kiosks – ModernHealthcare.com

See on Scoop.it – Kiosk & Kiosks MedCity News Cleveland Clinic forms joint venture with maker of walk-in kiosks ModernHealthcare.com 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 unique… Read More »

iSnap Secures Series A Financing to Accelerate Growth

See on Scoop.it – Kiosk & Kiosks iSnap, the market leader in networked photo stations, today announced it has raised approximately $1 million in a Series A round of financing. The funding round was led by a group… Craig Allen Keefner‘s insight: Social photo station startup gets $1M angel funding. Alex Lowe now CTO. Bob Whitson is CEO.… Read More »

Biometric APC kiosks installed at YVR and Chicago O’Hare

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. Craig Allen Keefner‘s insight: 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 www.futuretravelexperience.com

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 www.michigandaily.com

Pepsi launches new interactive vending kiosk for World Cup season

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 »

ROI Explained: Just Call Me Chief Revenue Officer

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 See on www.linkedin.com

Small business: Signing up for growth

If Sam Rogers isn’t having a good day, he looks for a sign — one of the many digital signs, building directories and interactive kiosks his company, AlivePromo, has installed in recent years in downtown Minneapolis See on www.startribune.com

Using our New Checkout 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 www.youtube.com

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 Automated Passport 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 »

Concern over data protection of new Huddersfield hospital check-in kiosk system

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: APC 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 www.emergencymgmt.com

Arbor Australia stranded nail design kiosks

Arbor Australia is looking for a business partner to roll out automated nail art kiosks after it was left holding the rights because its original client went out of business. Craig Keefner‘s insight: Of the 30, only 8 delivered – 6 to the US one to UK and one to Australia. The remaining 22 were intended for Queensland,… 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 PatientKiosk.io for more patient check-in kiosk news More Links //kioskindustry.org/healthcare-accessibility-0331/ //kioskindustry.org/myhealthevet-kiosks-milestone-for-va-patient-portal/

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… //t.co/nlQaiewfgR 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 »

NCR Kiosks 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 www.globalatlanta.com