The kiosk is designed for use in airports, hospitals, casinos and campuses, among other locations. Source: www.digitalsignageconnection.com New unit from Parabit called Aveta for interactive wayfinding and digital signage
Andrew Savala of KioskSimple lists out eight common mistakes that come up again and again these days. Source: blog.kiosksimple.com Learning from others mistakes can help you not make those same mistakes. There are probably more mistakes to learn from than there are ideal home runs to learn from.
Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) intends to end mainstream support for several key Windows products such as Windows Server 2003, Windows 7 and Office 2010 Service Pack 1 among others. The Redmond giant intends to stop providing mainst Source: seekingalpha.com I didn’t see this coming but it actually makes sense to me. I think the next big focus has to be… Read More »
UNICEF updating Uganda’s Digital Kiosk computing platform Gizmag In a collaboration that began in 2012, UNICEF partnered with Norway’s Design Without Borders on the overall design of the next generation kiosks, with the aim of scaling the system… Source: www.gizmag.com
One officer is trying to change Indian rape culture by creating electronic kiosks for discreetly reporting crimes. Source: www.ryot.org
Kiosks installed at Lerdo Jail are helping parents connect with child support professionals. Source: www.kerngoldenempire.com The organization is looking to provide support and education for incarcerated parents in an effort to help them become better parents upon their release. [Video]
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Alliance says it is the first in the country to implement patient services tablet technology. Source: www.star-telegram.com Besides being able to adjust the room temperature, patients can use the tablets to call for a nurse, check medical files for lab results and appointment dates, browse the Internet, read health articles and log into… Read More »
Branding – The Power of Visual Branding presentation by Eric Balinski. Source: selfserviceindustry.com Key Points Brand images has instant meaning and cuts through a world of clutter The convergence of the physical environment with online and mobile is creating new arenas to engage and create customer experiences. Presence in the physical world is critical to the brand visibility,… Read More »
Source: mzero.com Interesting new components for Meridian and Mzero on Web
Passport Kiosk News For many international travelers arriving at U.S. gateway airports, travel has eased dramatically this summer, thanks to airline investments in passport kiosks. At LAX, it is Delta that has taken the lead, installing ten passport kiosks in LAX Terminal 5, where it is the sole occupant and which is in the […] Source: www.forbes.com For… Read More »
Payteller, a leading provider of financial services kiosks, announced today the release date for their SSK (Secure Services Kiosk), a unit programmed for the specific needs of medicinal and recreational marijuana… Source: www.abc12.com Cash handling, banking and financial services are among the greatest challenges facing the cannabis business. Navigating complex federal and state regulations in order to access… Read More »
TAGS:vending, micro market, micromarket app, Three Square Market, self-checkout app, kiosk-free stores, mobile-only micro markets, Three Square app, Patrick McMullan, cashless vending, TW Vending HUDSON, WI — Three Square Market is taking a p Source: www.vendingtimes.com Users download the Three Square app on their Android or iOS mobile devices, set up an account and add value to establish… Read More »
Anexco is pleased to announce that it has signed a final agreement with Alps Innovations Group for exclusive North and South American rights to an intelligent automated retail kiosk, the BioCanna ADM, for the dispensing of Cannabis and related products in both medical and commercial markets. Source: www.stockhouse.com The BioCanna ADM system provides secure product storage, the ease,… Read More »
UC San Diego Health System is partnering with SeePoint, designer and manufacturer of interactive kiosk systems, to overhaul its check-in and vendor management system, according to a press release. Source: www.kioskmarketplace.com Vendor check-in units at healthcare are a market all to itself. Also see story on HID badges being “cracked” a few days ago.
Stanford Cancer Institute has teamed up with SeePoint Technology to come up with a solution that would increase awareness and enrollment in clinical trials. Source: www.kioskmarketplace.com Seepoint kiosks in the news with pivoting 22″ display. Seepoint also uses antimicrobial coatings.
EMV is getting real in the US as consumers are now getting chip cards in the mail. But if it’s going to take many years before all merchants are able to accept Source: www.pymnts.com Gemalto — “What I can say is there is a higher amount of activities from financial institutions in launching their EMV portfolios. The amount… Read More »
Square will not require retailers to buy a new version of its Square Stand point-of-sale hardware for next year’s U.S. transition to supporting EMV “chip and Source: www.pymnts.com Instead, a countertop version of the EMV reader that Square announced last month will plug into the existing stand through the USB port. Mag-stripe cards will still be processed using… Read More »
Kiosk Pictures 2014
Great article by Peter Kaszycki To successfully deploy digital displays in outdoor environments, many factors must be considered. By Peter Kaszycki With indoor environments, everything is nice and comfortable. It does not rain inside, temperatures and humidity are controlled, the sun does not shine indoors, ambient light conditions do not change, the air is clean, power is… Read More »
Beginners Guide to Developing Kiosk Software Pitfalls to avoid when developing payment kiosks This is my third and final article in a series titled “A Beginners Guide to Developing Kiosk Software.” In this article I’m not even going to attempt to delve into the specifics of developing support for accepting payments because there is a huge variation between… Read More »
Whether you’re banking or buying groceries, companies are moving toward a do-it-yourself approach. Consumer Reports tells you how to survive and thrive. Source: www.consumerreports.org Remember when attendants pumped gas, clerks bagged groceries, and the sales help measured your feet before you tried on a pair of shoes? Today at Applebee’s and Chili’s, tableside computer tablets allow patrons to… Read More »
Marks & Spencer is opening its second largest store in the UK at Cheshire Oaks, near Liverpool Source: www.theguardian.com Photo tour of Marks and Spencer store
New automated passport kiosks recently installed at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport should help passengers with U.S. or Canadian passports returning from foreign countries clear Customs… Source: www.startribune.com
iPad Welcome Kiosk Helps Health Clubs Source: www.lensaunders.com
The latest airport and airline news. In this section General News, everything about B2B aviation news Source: www.airport-world.com PIctures included. Travellers proceed to Global Entry kiosks, present their machine-readable passport or US permanent resident card, place their fingertips on the scanner for fingerprint verification, and make a customs declaration. The kiosks then issue them a transaction receipt and… Read More »
Health kiosk startup higi has merged with Stayhealthy, another mobile health company that also has a health kiosk business. The two announced the merger last week. Source: mobihealthnews.com What is unique in the Stayhealthy HealthCenter approach goes beyond the kiosk hardware,” Collins said at the time. “Anyone can make a blood pressure machine or health station. It’s the… Read More »
Source: www.genkiosk.com M. Lhuillier Financial Services, Inc. is teaming up with kiosk software specialists Genkiosk to develop a self-service kiosk option in each of their branches. The kiosk provided by Genkiosk will enable customers to do everything from completing money transfers to paying bills and topping up mobile phones.
PROBLEM solved with the click of a button. That’s what Mackay police hope after launching their new Policelink self-service kiosk, the first in the state. Source: www.dailymercury.com.au About 400 people have used the service in the (two-month) trial which equates to about 15 minutes per use that can be allocated to frontline services. Three public assistance kiosks and three… Read More »
The global self-checkout market grew 24 percent in 2013, with more than 33,000 shipments, according to research by London-based research firm RBR in a company announcement. Walmart’s “large-scale rollout” played a major role in the global upsurge of self-checkout, the… Source: www.selfserviceworld.com Self-checkout at grocery and others got the big bounce (24%) from Walmart finally implementing (NCR is… Read More »
Amazon Card Swipe SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 13 (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc unveiled a $10 credit-card reader and mobile app forbrick-and-mortar businesses on Wednesday, marking the lateststep by the U.S. online retailer to expand Source: www.reuters.com Amazon Local Register takes on Square, PayPal & NCR. 1.75% which is a remarkable rate. More than 90% of U.S. retail sales take… Read More »
The kiosk, accessed by the drive-through off the front parking lot, will be fully automated. No customer service personnel will work at the drive-through window. But the drop-box will remain available for payments. Source: durangoherald.com Built right into the drive thru this bill payment terminal kiosk requires no personnel.
Don’t be surprised if you walk into a store and see a space where a Redbox machine used to be. Outerwall is starting to scale back after years of growth. Source: www.dailyfinance.com Outerwall now expects to close out the year with as many as 700 fewer Redbox kiosks in operation in the U.S. market. The net reduction of… Read More »
For Atlanta-based food truck caterer Happy Belly, the motivation to switch was simple: far more visibility into metrics that help it reduce food waste. Source: www.zdnet.com One of the biggest benefits was the system’s ability to roll up lots of small individual transactions into something akin to a bar tab.
NEW YORK — Wal-Mart thought shoppers would jump at the opportunity to use a smartphone app to scan items they want to buy as they walk through store aisles. In theory, they could speed through self-checkout. But customers had trouble using the “Scan & Go” app during tests in 200 stores, so… Source: abcnews.go.com Test & Learn process… Read More »
ASIS International is an association dedicated to increasing the effectiveness and productivity of security professionals worldwide by developing educational… Source: www.asisonline.org Tradeshow in Atlanta for security