Monthly Archives: February 2015

MinuteKey

MinuteKey There are multiple copy key kiosk manufacturers but the largest is Minutekey. The most widely used and deployed would be MinuteKey. They make their own branded key copy kiosks (such as Lowes) and also white label and do more exotic such as Pet tagging. Find a MinuteKey Location What types of keys will MinuteKey duplicate? This machine… Read More »

Hanford DMV offers new self-service terminals

  The lengthy lines that can typically be seen at California Department of Motor Vehicles offices may become a thing of the past, now that new self-service terminals are being offered. Source: hanfordsentinel.com The DMV recently announced that 50 do-it-yourself kiosks have arrived at field offices throughout California — Hanford’s DMV office included. The terminals let drivers renew their… Read More »

TeDi Chooses Reliable NCR Retail Solutions

NCR will provide European discount retailer, TEDi with innovative point-of-sale (POS) solutions to improve customer service and drive sales. Source: www.ncr.com NCR RealPOS™ 50 systems will be deployed at TEDi’s approximately 1,400 stores across Germany, Austria, Slovenia, Slovakia and The Netherlands in the next two years. Four hundred units have already been delivered to TEDi stores. Post Views:… Read More »

Mobile Kiosk – 50 Shades of Gray

For the past few years, there’s been a nasty little rumor going around that kiosks are dead. With the rise in popularity of mobile apps, some people are simplifying the picture to conclude that apps will soon replace kiosks completely. To which I say… If kiosks are dead, we better get ready for the zombie apocalypse. Roles of… Read More »

Target Credit Card Data Breach Cost $162M

“Before [the recent spate of breaches], “It was ya I get it security, blah, blah, but I don’t have outrun the bear, I just have to outrun you,’” says David Cowan, a partner at Bessemer Venture Partners. “Now you have to outrun the bear. It is coming after you.” Source: techcrunch.com When it comes to data breaches, retailers… Read More »

Frank Mayer & Associates Rolling Out Fuel Rewards Kiosks

  Frank Mayer & Associates has engaged Excentus, owner and operator of the Fuel Rewards program, to design and produce tablet-based kiosks to support its loyalty program. Source: www.cspnet.com Features of the kiosk include magstripe readers that allow customers to swipe and activate their rewards cards and changeable graphics and brochure holders to advertise seasonal promotions. The tablet-based… Read More »

Kiosk Mode or Assigned Access

Kiosk Mode & Assigned Access Mode Kiosk Mode Article reprinted from Kioware and author Jim Kruper date Feb 2014 Generally, kiosk mode is usually meant to refer to a particular “mode” that most browsers offer.  “Kiosk Mode” is offered by browser applications (Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox etc) to run the application full screen without any browser user interface… Read More »

Build-A-Bear Kiosk News — New store layouts

Build-A-Bear Kiosk News Turnaround has allowed Overland-based stuffed toy retailer to post first annual profit since 2010. Source: www.stltoday.com Soon, however, those captivating stuffing machines will be placed closer to the front of the stores to increase their visibility. The machines are also getting a new shape and design to make them more eye-catching, Build-A-Bear’s CEO Sharon Price… Read More »

Outdoor kiosk : one-stop for Huron County visitors

Kiosks will provide information about businesses, services and attractions. Source: www.norwalkreflector.com James said the goal was to place kiosks where visitors are most likely to stop. Chamber and bureau officials plan to add a couple more kiosks each year at different locations, also funded through bed taxes. Those taxes are part of a hotel guest’s bill. James estimated… Read More »

Cox digital home health with Cleveland Clinic

Broadband and cable TV provider Cox Communications Inc [COXC.UL] and the Cleveland Clinic medical center will announce on Thursday a new venture to develop in-home healthcare services, stepping into a market that is poised to grow as medical care goes digital. The Cleveland Clinic, a world-renowned academic medical center based in Ohio, will offer expertise to help create… Read More »

2014 – Best Brands Annual Rankings – BrandIndex

YouGov BrandIndex tracks public perception of thousands of brands across the world every day. Source: www.brandindex.com Broken out across twenty sectors or so, the leaders and losers in Brand and Customer Satisfaction Kiosk Industry is the news engine for the Kiosk Manufacturer Association or KMA which is a global organization focused on better self-service for customers and employees through kiosks… Read More »

Automated-X Announces QUICKflick Awarded Contract

Automated-X, Inc. today announced QUICKflickUSA, Inc. , its entertainment rental kiosk subsidiary, now has kiosks installed and operational in Ohio Source: www.heraldonline.com All 13 Remke locations feature a QUICKflick entertainment kiosk, with one location featuring two kiosks. Details of the contract have not been released. “For the first three months of operations, we are very pleased with the… Read More »

WalMart customer service feedback kiosk

There are numerous ways retail giant Wal-Mart assesses customer service feedback from its 5,000 U.S. stores. But there is evidence that a kiosk positioned directly in the front of the store could be a new way Wal-Mart solicits direct customer service feedback from its 140 million weekly shoppers. Source: www.thecitywire.com Seeking Alpha analyst Brian Gilmartin writes that one… Read More »

Materna Self Bag Drop with brand new Kiosk Payment

Gatwick Airport is the first airport worldwide to introduce kiosk payment for self bag drop systems so as to simplify baggage check-in for its customers. Materna recently has been awarded the contract for this and will install 50 systems at Gatwick Airport starting in April 2015. Materna’s self bag drop system comes with an intuitive graphical user interface… Read More »

PieceMaker Unveils Toy 3D Printing Kiosks

The toy industry may be about to see a major shift, as 3D printing begins inching its way into the manufacturing process. With a promise of customization, and t Source: 3dprint.com This week at Toy Fair 2015 in New York City, PieceMaker has unveiled their latest 3D toy printing kiosk with several major upgrades and changes. The first upgrade is quite significant. The new… Read More »

Intermedia Touch Digital Interactive Kiosk for Black History

(BLACK PR WIRE) == Intermedia Touch is working with Baptist Health South Florida and has developed a state-of-the-art, digital interactive kiosk in recognition of Black History Month. The kiosk provides health facts and other historical facts and information on the African-American culture and diaspora. Source: www.blackprwire.com The dynamic 55” multi-touch educational kiosk includes key facts and information on health… Read More »

DMV Kiosk – Ohioans could soon renew license-plate tags at supermarkets

Renewing your Ohio vehicle registration might soon be as easy as a trip to your local supermarket. Source: www.cleveland.com The Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles is preparing to test self-service kiosks in supermarkets in Cleveland, Cincinnati and Columbus, according to the Ohio Department of Public Safety. The machines are part of the agency’s “BMV4U” pilot project set to… Read More »

Windows and Android Kiosk with Remote Monitoring

KioWare Analytical Design Solutions Inc. (ADSI), the parent company of KioWare, has been in business since 1991 providing client/server database and web development consulting services. The maturin… Source: kioskindustry.org Kioware feature article on kiosk industry.  Along with full Windows versions, Kioware has 3rd gen Android clients with remote monitoring and alerts. Feature support such as ChromeCast. Post Views: 967