Monthly Archives: January 2015

Passport Kiosks – San Francisco border kiosks

Automated Passport Kiosks The latest airport and airline news. In this section General News, everything about B2B aviation news Source: www.airport-world.com SAN FRANCISCO — the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) today unveiled 40 new Automated Passport Control kiosks to expedite the customs entry process for international arriving passengers.  The kiosks allow eligible international travelers to submit their customs… Read More »

Why ATM Bombs Coming To the United States

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 »

EMV is Coming to Self-Service Kiosks in 2015

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 Kiosk vs EMV Kiosk

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 »

Prescription Safety Glasses Kiosk Network Grows

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 »

TGI Fridays test new tablet and kiosk technologies

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. Post Views: 1,047

Self-service kiosk – NRF Wrap: Microsoft, NCR new self-service kiosk

Self Service Kiosks at 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 http://www.zdnet.com/article/nrf-microsoft-ncr-on-deck-with-new-self-service-tech/#comments NCR, Wincor, Microsoft, CKE Restaurants, Intel, TGI Fridays, Oracle,… Read More »

Dayton leads state in court kiosk check-in

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 Post… Read More »

Hardee’s and Microsoft pilot customer self-order kiosks

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 »

Walmart takes on Target Clinics with “Self-Health” Centers

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 »

Flagler installs crime prevention kiosks

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 Post Views: 921

Xpedient Self-Serve Solutions to C-Store

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 Post Views: 1,062

Can Outerwall’s beauty kiosk offset declining Redbox sales?

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. Post Views: 955

Cash Dispensers for Kiosks

  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… Read More »

ARCA Automation Software For Self Service Kiosk

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 RTC Litigation

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 »

Chris Gilliland YVR on Passport Kiosks

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. Airlines terminals and ATMs and Photo Kiosks (Kodak) were the Big Three to kick off Self-Service and the american consumer.YVR has been the leading automated passport kiosk deployer for… Read More »