A pilot program featuring HealthSpot kiosks in San Diego has received rave reviews from both doctors and patients. By Katie Wike, contributing writer… Source: www.healthitoutcomes.com
Apple Pay thus far has been hit or miss when it comes to vending machines and other similar self-service, standalone hardware. However, with USA Technologies’ Source: www.pymnts.com
The latest airport and airline news. In this section General News, everything about B2B aviation news Source: www.airport-world.com
Portuguese manufacturer Bitcoin Já launched its first bitcoin ATM at an event in Lisbon this weekend. Source: www.coindesk.com
From integrated technologies and expanding payment options, to location awareness and personalization, we take a look at the top ten trends driving explosive growth in self-service. Source: vsr.edgl.com 10 Trends Super-Charging Self-Service
No American ATM has ever been robbed with explosive gas. The same was true in Britain — until 2013. Now there have been more than 90. Inside the birth of a bomb spree. Source: www.bloomberg.com
HughPickens.com writes Nick Summers has an interesting article at Bloomberg about the epidemic of 90 ATM bombings that has hit Britain since 2013. ATM machines are vulnerable because the strongbox inside an ATM has two essential holes: a small slot in front that spits out bills to customers and a bi… Source: yro.slashdot.org ATM machines are vulnerable because… Read More »
Thanks to Andrew Savala of KioskSimple If you’ve been watching the news lately you’ve probably heard about the credit card security breach at Target and all the buzz around “Chip and PIN” or “EMV.” In the case of Target, while hackers could have stolen the information from EMV capable cards the data would have been worthless. This is… Read More »
PCI Compliance vs EMV Compliance What’s the difference between PCI compliance kiosk and EMV compliance kiosk? The short answer is they’re both guidelines for protecting cardholder data for the purpose preventing fraud, but they focus on different elements of the credit card transaction. “To clarify it even further and more simply, PCI is about making sure the card… Read More »
Eyelation is a Chicago area prescription safety eyewear startup that services companies through its self-serve kiosk system. Its system incorporates benefit management, with proprietary measurement technology to fit people with eyewear and make it easy for company administrators to provide a cohesive program to every employee Source: www.pressreleaserocket.net Eyelation currently has over 125,000 industrial workers in its safety program… Read More »
NCR, the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, announced today that the NCR SelfServ 90 will be deployed by Ryohin Keikaku Co, Ltd. in Japan. Source: www.ncr.com This is the latest unit that NCR debuted at NRF 2015. Here is link for brochure
Bill jams are commonplace when your kiosk accepts cash payments. No matter how advanced the bill acceptor, there’s always that guy that inserts a bill covered in mud, or something worse, and gums up the device. Source: blog.kiosksimple.com Good pointer on EBDS and the Crane/MEI SC bill acceptors for kiosks. Bill Jam is a supported error code for sure. For multiple BAs… Read More »
Jan. 13 — CKE Restaurants CEO Andrew Puzder discusses the company’s self-service food kiosks running Microsoft software. He speaks on “Bloomberg West.” (Source: Bloomberg) (Video) Source: www.bizjournals.com The 2015 edition of CKE and food ordering. Let’s not forget the other two iterations.
Casual-dining chain’s tests tablets; burger brand tests kiosks, supplier Microsoft says Source: nrn.com Fridays’ tablet test uses new “Fridays Service Style” technology based on Windows 8.1 with Oracle’s MICROS Restaurant Enterprise Solution (RES) 5.4 on the Dell Venue mTablet E-Series mobile point-of-sale devices, the Redmond, Wash.-based software company said.
One of my favorite things in the world is playing with computers. Whether building them or using them, I am as happy as can be. We computer nerds get hungry, however, and we need to fuel our bodies. Sure, some of us nerds eat healthy (Mark Wilson is a vegetarian), but fast food and caffeinated beverages are still staples… Read More »
NRF Highlights Here are the items we saw and read related to NRF 2015. ZDNet wrap — At the National Retail Federation trade show, tech vendors are displaying a mix of self-service devices designed to drive higher sales and create repeat shoppers. Source: www.zdnet.com NCR, Wincor, Microsoft, CKE Restaurants, Intel, TGI Fridays, Oracle, Dell, Beef-O-Bradys, Hardee’s, Carl Jr,… Read More »
Medical tenants pay higher rents, come with good credit, and tend to sign longer leases Source: www.texasmedclinic.com Private equity firms and venture capitalists have poured more than $3 billion into urgent care clinics since 2010, according to Pitchbook, a research firm.
Good point of view (albeit dated) on immigration kiosks by an expert at SITA who just happens to do most of the immigration kiosks (aka Border Kiosks). SITA also does the Amtrack ticketing kiosks and lots of airline check-in kiosks. Border Security Kiosks aka Immigation Kiosks Published on 31 December 2014 08:12 by Sean Farrell Introduction Immigration Kiosk… Read More »
It’s a busy day in Montgomery County Domestic Relations Court. Dozens of people are waiting for their divorce hearings. Receptionist Sheila Jarvis keeps it Source: wvxu.org Here’s how it works: You type in your name Type in your birth date List the number of witnesses you have The machine points you in the direction of your courtroom
At the National Retail Federation’s Annual Convention & EXPO on Monday, Microsoft Corp. and CKE Restaurants Inc. showcase a self-order kiosk solution running on Windows 8 devices that enables Hardee’s customers to customize and place their own orders. Source: www.prnewswire.com The Hardee’s pilot project is one of several Microsoft retail customer deployments being shown at the NRF Big Show in New York. Microsoft… Read More »
Source: www.sandiegoreader.com “Almost factual news” courtesy of San Diego — One stop healthcare ala Walmart. Self-health center with computer kiosks. Bit of an attitude running underneath the interview which is surprising. Automated drug dispensing. Grocery supermarket mega market circa 2015. “Frankly, I don’t know what the competition was thinking on this one,” says Ben Applebaum, Chief Medical Officer… Read More »
Source: www.rsrresearch.com Very nice read using word not often used.
Think that Flappy Bird is already supremely aggravating to play? Try flying between those pipes when there’s money on the line. Bay Tek Games has unveile Source: www.engadget.com
The interactive health kiosk allows individuals to self test key indicators of their general health. Our interactive health kiosks performed over 80,000 health checks in communities, businesses and schools in 2012. Source: www.wellbeingpeople.com
The Flagler County Sheriff’s Office reported to Historic City News that the agency has made a recent investment in several electronic kiosks which Sheriff James L. Manfre says will attract the public’s attention and will help prevent crime. Source: historiccity.com
Recently while on a road trip through New England, I got to experience the Ziosk. This table top kiosk streamlines the dining experience. Source: jbcreativellc.com Good review of Ziosk.
LOUISVILLE, KY–(Marketwired – January 08, 2015) – Xpedient, a wholly owned subsidiary of Advanced Solutions, Inc., has partnered with QuickChek to provide self-serve kiosk software to their entire convenience store foodservice operation.A market leader in food services, QuickChek is a New Jersey-based convenience store chain, operating 137 retail locations throughout… Source: www.marketwired.com
Bellevue-based Outerwall, which is best known for operating Redbox and Coinstar machines, is continuing to add new kiosks to its fleet. Source: www.bizjournals.com Writeup on latest from Coinstar and SampleIt. Also at CES 2015. There are more than 40,000 Redbox machines spread across the country, 20,000 Coinstars, 1,500 ecoATMs, 700 Coinstar Exchanges and 50 SAMPLEits.
KIOSK will feature MoneyGram’s new self-service money transfer and electronic payment kiosk solution at NRF’s 2015 Big Show (booth 4235). Source: www.businesswire.com
The Meherrin River Regional Jail allows guests to schedule visits with inmates via the Renovo Scheduling App locked down with KioWare Kiosk System Software for Windows. Source: www.kioskmarketplace.com Case Study by Kioware on corrections visitation software lockdown of Renovo out of Minnesota (recently purchased by GTL)
The ability to dispense cash from your kiosk can be invaluable for making change and reducing the need for human cashiers. Traditional bill acceptors only accept cash, but bill recyclers have the ability to both accept and dispense cash like a human cashier Source: blog.kiosksimple.com Your customers will appreciate your kiosks giving them change in bills, rather than dispensing a mountain of coins.… Read More »
Envoy™ platform simplifies communication between transaction software and devices Mebane, NC (January 6, 2015) — ARCA, a global leader in cash and payment automation technology, announced today the release of its latest software solution, Envoy™ to help accelerate the integration of self-service transaction software with kiosk hardware. Source: www.arcatechsystems.com Great stuff from ARCA who has always provided top tier… Read More »
Kiosk Patent “449” & RTC The information here is regarding legal actions related to patent “449” for equipping a kiosk with WiFi basically. Actions began in July of 2014 and still in progress. A total of 14 actions. Update: 3/12/2015 For reference as of today here are the closed cases: Catalina, Zivelo, Phoenix, Flex, StoreKraft, Slabb & Digiboo.… Read More »
Passport kiosks APC and more Self-service Industry Group (Selfservice.io) was fortunate to get some time with Christopher Gilliland who is the manager of Innovative Travel Solutions at Vancouver Airport Authority. Christopher Gilliland YVR has been the leading automated passport kiosk deployer for many years. For that matter airport terminals have been the domain of Canada for many many years.… Read More »