Monthly Archives: October 2014

FAQ – NEMA Ratings Outdoor Kiosks

NEMA Ratings and What They Mean Here’s our quick, in-a-nutshell rundown of the most commonly called-for NEMA ratings, and what each one means: NEMA 1: Indoor-use enclosures that protect internal components from solid foreign objects and contaminants (like falling dirt), and also provide limited protection to personnel by restricting their access to potentially hazardous components.   NEMA 2:… Read More »

APCs expand in North America and the Caribbean

In the past week, Denver International Airport, Lynden Pindling International Airport in The Bahamas, and Queen Beatrix International Airport in Aruba have all announced they will join the ranks of the 25 North American airports currently offering expedited border control processing to international travelers via Automated Passport Control (APC) Kiosks. According to Acuity’s latest count, there are 737… Read More »

KeyMe Rolls Out Next Generation Kiosks with New Functionality, Including Car Keys, and Expands Retail Footprint

KeyMe, the rapidly growing NYC based company that is revolutionizing the locksmith industry, today announced that the company’s new retail kiosks are going to be deployed in over 100 locations across the U.S. before the end of the year, including over 20 locations in the metro NYC area beginning in November.  Source: www.twice.com The new kiosks will be… Read More »

Kiosks installed at Adams County jail

NATCHEZ — Ordering commissary in the Adams County jail is now a … Source: www.natchezdemocrat.com Swansons in MS. Paying cash bonds, collecting cash upon entry, relatives can deposit funds. Swanson, a division of Trinity Services put in the kiosks for free (valued at $116K) and recoups investment via fees charged to inmate commisary accounts.

Denver installs 16 BorderXpress APC kiosks – Airport World Magazine

Denver International Airport has installed 16 BorderXpress automated passport control (APC) kiosks to expedite the customs entry process for international travellers. Source: www.airport-world.com Nice photos and story on new addition to CBP area.  Through a competitive bid process, Innovative Travel Solutions – a business unit within Vancouver Airport Authority (YVR) dedicated to APC development – won the bid to install… Read More »

MyBilet, Turkey’s e-Ticketing Giant Chooses Kiosk Innova for Its Self-Service Sales Points | Virtual-Strategy Magazine

MyBilet is a key player in Turkey’s entertainment sector, selling more than 37 million concert, movie and event tickets a year. MyBilet has recently chosen to work with Kiosk Innova to expand its self-service ticket sales. Source: www.virtual-strategy.com The collaboration between MyBilet and Kiosk Innova has led to the deployment of dual screen kiosks throughout Turkey’s most prestigious… Read More »

The Road To EMV In The U.S. – Experts Sound Off | PYMNTS.com

There are few subjects that highlight the chasm of opinions between payments players quite like EMV. That EMV is coming: of that there can be no doubt. In a Source: www.pymnts.com panel was positive on EMV’s adoption, which the majority forecasting that by the time of the liability shift deadline, over 50 percent of retailers will have switched… Read More »

Rite Aid Dumps Apple Pay | PYMNTS.com

After accepting Apple Pay at all of its stores on the Apple Pay launch day on Monday (Oct. 20), the $26 billion 4,600-store Rite Aid pharmacy chain apparently changed its mind and yanked support from those stores Wednesday (Oct. 22), with no official explanation. Source: www.pymnts.com Speculation – Rite Aid is backer of Walmart-backed MCX’s CurrentC. Rival Walgreens… Read More »

Amazon opening holiday kiosk in Roseville Galleria

After nearly two decades of relying almost exclusively on e-commerce, Amazon said Wednesday it will soon open temporary holiday kiosks at the Westfield Galleria at Roseville and a San Francisco mall. The big Internet retailer said the kiosks will give shoppers a better opportunity to try out and purchase Kindle e-readers and other Amazon electronic devices. Source: www.sacbee.com… Read More »

iPatientCare to Exhibit and Showcase the Patient Kiosk, Clinically-driven Revenue Cycle Management and ICD-10 Ready EHR and PMS at Upcoming MGMA 2014 Annual Conference

Las Vegas, NV, (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 — Visit iPatientCare Booth#641 at MGMA 2014 Annual Conference, October 26-29, 2014 at the Las Vegas, NV Source: www.prweb.com iPatientCare, Inc., a pioneer in mHealth and cloud-based ambulatory EHR and integrated Practice Management announced to exhibit and showcase the Patient Kiosk, Clinically-driven Revenue Cycle Management and ICD-10 Ready EHR and PMS at Upcoming… Read More »

Is McDonald’s Planning to Replace Its Cashiers With Computer Screens?

After McDonald’s announced yet another round of disappointing earnings yesterday—its quarterly profits fell 30 percent—the Wall Street Journal editorial page took a moment to gloat. “So even one of the world’s most ubiquitous consumer brands cannot print money at its pleasure,” it wrote. “This may be news to liberal pressure… Source: www.slate.com Nice article on labor costs and… Read More »

Kiosk London Expo 2014 Wrap

Post-Show Summary: Kiosk London Expo 2014 & Digital Signage London 2014 The UK’s only self-service & digital signage exhibition over for another year KIOSK LONDON EXPO 2014 & DIGITAL SIGNAGE LONDON 2014 drew to a close in London on the 16th October, attracting praise from visitors and exhibitors alike for the quality of this year’s only self- service… Read More »

Armodilo to display tablet kiosk line at iMenu Expo

Armodilo Display Solutions announced plans to showcase its Armodilo iPad Tablet Kiosk line at CRFA’s iMenu Expo at the Direct Energy Centre in Toronto, March 3-5. Also set to display with the tablet kiosks is the Tablet Fit-Kit system, the… Source: www.digitalsignagetoday.com New tablets showing at restaurant show. Should be interesting.

CPI to launch new note recycler in Q1

Crane Payment Innovations has expanded its SC product line to include note-recycling product SC Recycler, scheduled for launch in Q1 2015. Source: www.kioskmarketplace.com Two note recycler in a very small footprint. Nice transition between the CashFlow and the BNR product line.  Will find most use in the vending and retail applications.  The bank automation will likely remain Fujitsu… Read More »

Kiosk Monitor – Kiosk Monitoring and Administration software

Remote monitoring software by Working Solutions. Source: www.kioskmonitor.com Good stuff – Kioskmonitor solution is designed to provide you with a complete set of tools you will need to remote support any number of self service interactive kiosks installed. in the field. Remote kiosk managment is achieved by two technologies working together and utilising our 100% available server network which… Read More »

EMV – MasterCard Roadmap and Liability Shift

EMV Liability Shift – October 2015 is when the “liability shift” happens. As it stands now (this could change) – as of October 2015- if you are not accepting EMV – that’s OK, but MasterCard will not accept liability for any fraud that merchants incur. That excludes ATM & fuel, which are graduated in annually for some reason.… Read More »

Creative Solutions Consulting – Business Strategy | Business Planning | Business Integration

Creative Solutions Consulting, LLC is a consortium of knowledgeable and dedicated professionals offering executive-level business experience and thought leadership to assist companies in achieving both short-term business goals as well as strategic business results. Source: www.creativesolsconsulting.com Top notch consulting firm headed up by Janet Webster. Core competencies include business consulting and coaching as well as customer engagement technology planning for… Read More »

Kiosk Statistics, Kiosk Health & Kiosk Reporting – Remote Management

View your kiosk health, usage statistics, and status using KioWare Server. Remotely monitor, update content, and group your kiosks for reporting purposes. View a kiosk dashboard with licensing and heartbeat information, group kiosks by location, manage Windows, iOS and Android kiosks (running KioWare or KioskPro) all with KioWare Server.   [slideshare id=40248195&doc=kioskstatisticsandreporting-141014080142-conversion-gate02]

KioWare Releases New Versions of Kiosk Software

Version 3.4 of KioWare for Android is now available. Also available is Version 7.3.0 of KioWare for Windows. With External Device Support for a plethora of new devices, this latest release of KioWare Kiosk Software Products allows for integration with new payment, printing, and security devices. Source: www.kioware.com Disable status bar, Spanish language, and EMV compliance & devices… Read More »

SAP fraud prevention at Biometrics 2014

 one week from now in London, the latest trends and security techniques will be shown at Biometrics 2014. Learn how the most current technology can mitigate SAP insider fraud. Come visit us with Fujitsu at STAND W60 to see how SAP users are combining PalmSecure biometric readers with SAP-certified bioLock software to prevent unauthorized activity in SAP. PalmSecure is… Read More »

Dubai – Interactive kiosks to host ministry services

Residents will be able to pay fines renew visas and access their records Source: gulfnews.com “After verifying the user’s ID card via the scanner, the customer service employee will be able to access all of the person’s records with the ministry. Customers can then renew their registrations, passports and visas. They can also pay their fines via the… Read More »