Monthly Archives: June 2015

Retail Automation – C Spire Chooses Source Technologies’ 6-Series BillPay Kiosk for In-Store Bill Payments

Source Tech announced that the wireless communications unit of C Spire has selected its 6-Series BillPay kiosk for in-store bill payments. Source: www.businesswire.com With a footprint at just over one square foot, the 6-Series kiosk can be placed anywhere within C Spire’s retail store environments without impacting displays or foot traffic flow. The kiosk features industrial grade, long-life… Read More »

UnitedHealth to leave AHIP

This is a huge statement that raises more questions than it answers. Right now, UnitedHealth’s decision to leave is a mystery. Source: www.healthcaredive.com

Telemental Health Technologies Compared

Independent comparison of Online Therapy – telemental health – technologies for telepsychiatry and online counseling. Internet counseling technology platforms and software. Source: www.telementalhealthcomparisons.com good resource for telehealth software

TruBeacon Launches Multi-Location App for Clover Mini

Following up on First Data’s launch of the Clover Mini mobile point of sale device, TruBeacon has placed software in the Clover App Market that will link data from the payment terminal over a network of multiple retail locations. Source: www.paymentssource.com New beacon support at pos

pci compliance isn’t enough

PCI compliance is up — but it’s not enough to protect retailers from fraud. Source: nrf.com So you built an 8 foot wall guess what? somebody will build a 10 foot ladder.

​Interactive Kiosks for Family Gaming Venues

Frank Mayer and Associates Inc. have partnered with game developer Creative Kingdoms to create interactive gaming kiosks for children.

Source: www.digitalsignagetoday.com

“Working with Frank Mayer and Associates Inc. has really helped us to take our game play to the next level,” Creative Kingdoms Senior Vice President Melissa Blettner said in the release. “With the combination of virtual environments on the interactive kiosks and our physical effects, our games have become a more immersive and engaging experience. The streamlined design and production of the kiosks has allowed us to expedite our installation process with easy plug and play setup.”

Entrust Datacard announces self-service kiosk-optimized instant issuance system – Government Security News

Entrust Datacard has announced the availability of the next-generation kiosk-optimized Datacard® CE870TM instant issuance system that enables financial institutions, retailers, governments and healthcare organizations to instantly issue permanent embossed or flat payment cards or identification cards through a self-service kiosk. Source: www.gsnmagazine.com “The shift towards a self-service economy has rapidly progressed in the last five years with 40 percent of… Read More »

Kiosk & Self-Service Advisory Panels – At home At work

I’ve been involved in this industry (kiosk) for way too long. A few years back we added self-service, and it seems the entire world is going that direction.  Yesterday I setup my new Amazon Echo. I am the early adopter techno-gheek running too many operating systems. Turns out though that it works perfectly for my wife who basically despises computers but likes good self-service. 24 hours later she is telling me what the Echo can do.A few weeks ago I took my 83 year old mother thru the self-chec

Source: www.linkedin.com

Kiosk Advisory board Forming for Kiosk Industry

We are forming a new advisory user group to help “advise” on the best direction for the kiosk industry site. The kiosk industry group is for companies which are involved in kiosks and self-service. Through research, regulatory information, commentary or just the news, the kiosk industry group fosters the use and adoption  of kiosks in self-service. Being on… Read More »