We reached out to an external IT professional for his take on the iOS, Windows, and Android tablet debate. Source: www.kioskmarketplace.com A look at tablet hardware and OS by people in software. Nothing about Linux options surprisingly.
Aberdeen, N.C. (PRWEB) November 26, 2014 — Over the next six months, Meridian will be conducting an in-house beta test and a pilot project with its Mzero Remote Sensor solution. Source: www.prweb.com The sensors being used for Meridian’s beta tests will both be powered using small solar panels. Mzero Remote Sensors can also be powered by battery or… Read More »
Kristina Leisey’s former fiance sits in jail in Hopkins County on a drug-possession charge, his link to the world outside… Source: blogs.dallasobserver.com Monetizing your consumers to the max. The operator makes more money and the jail makes more money. We are guessing the inmates do not receive any type of loyalty card discount.
patent relates to cash transactions on an electronic kiosk where remaining funds after the initial transaction can be used towards a subsequent transaction. Transactions can involve products or services, as well as account-based transactions Source: money.cnn.com Recognizing that many reverse ATMs required the customer to pay the exact amount, potentially losing leftover change, Shahbazi applied for the patent… Read More »
Online retail giant Zappos.com has just launched a 20,000-foot physical retail store in its home of downtown Las Vegas. The experimental space is run in partnership with retail logistics startup OrderWithMe, which just raised $28 million for an ambitious project to change the nature of mom-and-pop retail. Source: venturebeat.com Cool unit
Florida Blue and Miami Children’s Hospital have partnered to offer HealthSpot’s telehealth kiosks at the company’s retail center in Miami for Florida Blue members. Source: hitconsultant.net
The app allows businesses to track sales, inventories and other data on smartphones and tablets. Source: gadgets.ndtv.com Square Register, which is available on Google’sAndroid and on Apple platforms, is a mobile application that shops and other business use at the point of sale.
Consumers in Ukraine can now send and receive funds through kiosks and ATMs after an agreement between MoneyGram and Privatbank, a bank in Ukraine Source: www.fx-mm.com over 12,500 self-service kiosk terminals to use MoneyGram’s services.
Consumer products have changed as the smart phone and Internet combine to make simple devices “smart” – A phenomenon known as “The Internet of Things.” Source: www.sprosty.net Article by Rick Rommel of Sprosty on IoT. Your products connect with others or they don’t. Good read.
The Dodge City parks department is happy to buy a modern solution to locating graves and burial records. Source: www.dodgeglobe.com Adds new meaning to “cloud services”…
Six-foot touchscreen kiosks, which look like man-sized iPods, will soon pop up in east valley schools, bringing a high-tech twist to the classic campus bulletin board. The kiosks also promise to tighten campus security by automatically calling the police if a gunshot is detected. Source: www.desertsun.com About 500 schools — including the schools in Coachella Valley Unified —… Read More »
Matthew Rudberg,State Practice Manager with CVS, helps Rohini Arter as she fills out her information at the kiosk for the CVS MinuteClinic before she gets to see the nurse practitioner. Source: www.abqjournal.com The clinics are open seven days per week, running as late as 7:30 p.m. week nights at some sites.
Based on recent, hugely successful deployments in some high-traffic jurisdictions, court kiosks are now attracting plenty of attention from administra Source: www.digitalscreenmedia.org Frank Olea blog goes into court kiosks. I think another experience some have had when dealing with government is the time and paperwork can be overwhelming. Nice to have a proxy.
Reading, UK. November 19th, 2014: IGEL Technology is extending its support for the Crisis at Christmas initiative to help London’s homeless over the festive period. This year 300 IGEL thin clients will be deployed at 10 schools and colleges used as Crisis Christmas Centres over the holiday. During the operation 8,000 Crisis charity volunteers across the country will… Read More »
TEMPE – Arizona State University students who are tight on time and limited on transportation will often get their calories from a vending machine. Now they can get their medication in much the same way. The InstyMed machine at the Tempe Health Center is the first in Arizona, and ASU is only the second university […] Source: cronkitenewsonline.com… Read More »
Interactive medication ordering system under the ‘095″ patent at issue Earlier this year litigation was filed against many more (45) other companies and is in the courts (jury trial demand)
Samsung brought out folks during its SDC 2014 keynote to cover a whole host of areas that the company is focusing on, and one of the more interesting ones for the Android crowd is a new sharing platform called Samsung Flow. Landing somewhere between Apple’s new Continuity features and our current system of manually sending content links between… Read More »
Samsung has introduced a number of new tools for developers at the second-annual Samsung Developers Conference, including a new platform and SDK around health. Samsung Digital Health (SDH) and allows for the tracking of personal fitness data, including activity, food consumption, and workouts. They are also providing an open hardware reference design, the Simband, which can integrate a…… Read More »
On rare occasion, Mr. Market serves you up a fat-pitch selling opportunity. A gross overreaction to Planar’s (NASDAQ:PLNR) Q4 2014 earnings report has created an incredibly compelling short setup. While Planar’s results were Source: seekingalpha.com From SA — “While Planar’s results were strong, with digital signage growing 42% yoy and a strong outlook given for Q1, the fundamentals… Read More »
In October 2012, Travis County officials promised that bringing video visitation to the local jails wouldn’t affect anything else about… Source: blogs.dallasobserver.com Interesting battle going on in Travis County and Securus over video kiosks. Originally all face to face visits were going to be barred (only video allowed) but then that changed. Securus is also facing federal lawsuit… Read More »
“Device Hopping” is a technical shopping term referencing online shopper behavior. A New York Times article titled “Retailers Try to Adapt to Device-Hopping Shoppers” (December 2012) refers to the “device hopping” process as researching and shopping on one device and purchasing on another. A Barilliance study from June of this year found that 41% of Smartphone Shoppers started… Read More »
Experience the self-service locker that puts shipping and deliveries in your hands, on your schedule at convenient locations. Go to fedex.com/shipandget to learn more. Source: www.fedex.com Added to resource list
Medication kiosk dispenses prescriptions to university students. Source: retailsystems.org
Walgreen’s Android Lollipop App MobileCommerce Daily article on Walgreen’s new Android app as being one of the best Excerpts: Regarding appearance, Lollipop offers a design concept called Material Design, which is more dynamic and intelligent. The icons are simplified, it features bright colors and a tile-like feel, as well as a cleaner navigation system. Android Lollipop also features… Read More »
Fellow Robots is at the forefront of reimagining these uses for the best retail experience. Source: fellowrobots.com Origin of Lowes robot
Revel Systems has been pushing its iPad-based point of sale systems for retailers and restaurants for years now. Traction has been steady but somewhat slow. Now with a major fundraising round from an investor with experience working with public companies, the four-year-old startup is looking to go much bigger–and go […] Source: www.forbes.com Another $100M in capital raised… Read More »
REUTERS/Mosab OmarA man uses an vending machine a money machine that dispenses pure gold at the Emirates Palace hotel in Abu Dhabi.If you think vending machines Source: www.businessinsider.in
HealthSpot stations offers access to medical care from certified medical providers using videoconferencing and interactive medical devices. Source: www.eweek.com Rite Aid will pilot the HealthSpot stations in the greater Akron/Canton, Cleveland and Dayton/Springfield markets in Ohio.
40 new kiosks are designed to speed the international passenger arrival process. Source: www.bizjournals.com BorderExpress passport kiosk units from YVR installed at Dulles
Kiosk users can receive their new registration sticker from the kiosk, which accepts cash, check and credit cards, except on weekends when it only accepts checks and credit cards. Source: thetimes24-7.com
Commercial installations using consumer tablets are fraught with potential problems. It’s best to use commercial tablets designed for business use. Source: www.applieddevicetechnologies.com ADT makes a great tablet.
With the liability shift now less than a year away, it’s time for retailers to get serious about their compliance plans. Source: www.retailcustomerexperience.com background on EMV by Laura Miller covering many points with EMV compliant. Data breach is twice a day alert. Devices and transactions in the field for most part only populate a system which at some… Read More »
You might have seen those Best Buy Express kiosks at airports and train stations around the country. These souped up vending machines don’t dispense Cheetos and gum but rather premium Beats headpho… Source: blog.sfgate.com According to a source close to Zoom, Best Buy Express generates anywhere from $10,000 to $50,000 a month per kiosk. Do the math and that… Read More »
HP Retail Solutions retail pos system and hardware allow retailers to quickly adapt to issues expand their business as well as meet and exceed consumer needs. Source: www8.hp.com Nice tablet solutions from HP
Building a Kiosk Application in Android 5.0 (Lollipop) Source: www.objectpartners.com Android L introduced “Screen Pinning” API. This allows an application to temporarily restrict a user from navigating away from your activity. When Screen Pinning in enabled, it restricts a user from gaining access to notification bar on top as well as the navigation bar at the bottom. Prior… Read More »