Monthly Archives: July 2016

Kiosk and Vending Show (CVS) 2016: Date Set for April 2017 in Shanghai

SHANGHAI, July 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Following the Successful China International Self-service, Kiosk and Vending Show (CVS) 2016: a New Date Se

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The 14th China International Self-service, Kiosk and Vending Show (CVS) will meet you in April 2017 in Shanghai. As a must-attend show dedicated to vending, self-service and OCS industries for more than ten years, the 14th CVS Show is worth looking forward to the show will be held as a part of HOTEL PLUS covering a total exhibition area of 200,000 square meters, and is expected to attract more than 100,000 professional buyers from various industries.

Industry Shift – the evolution of Self-Service

New opportunities continue to alter the kiosk industry landscape. By Laura Miller, Marketing Director KioWare Reprinted with permission from Kiosk Solutions magazine Issue #1. Introduction Interactive kiosks are not a new concept. In fact, companies have been deploying them for more than 35 years. Kiosks have long been a tool used primarily by large organisations with multiple locations,… Read More »

Digital Sign & Ticketing Kiosk – New Project ‘The Field Museum”

What’s more Natural than a Ticketing Kiosk? July 19, 2016 – YORK, PA. The Field Museum in Chicago takes pride in being one of the world’s largest natural history museums in the world. Their diverse array of permanent exhibitions and quality educational programs attract over 2 million visitors annually. The Field Museum is constantly looking for ways to enrich… Read More »

Financial kiosk – The Value Added Tax refund kiosk

A Star2 reader, who is a frequent traveller, shares her experiences on value added tax and the extremely tiring process of claiming it back.

Source: www.star2.com

In France, they have an automated kiosk called Pablo. Once Pablo approves your form, you don’t need to go to the customs counter at all; you can just line up and obtain your cash refund or put the form in the box and later get your refund credited into your nominated credit card.

 

Financial kiosk – QPAGOS Rolls Out Self Service Kiosks in Mexico Micro Lender Branches

In one visit to the QPAGOS kiosk, customers can also top up their mobile phone, pay their electric, gas, telephone and water bills, as well as pay for municipal services, entertainment services, transportation, and many more payment services.Click here to edit the content

Source: www.marketwatch.com

40 of 56 kiosks have been deployed so far with the balance expected to be deployed by the end of August; while over 20 mobile tablets with printers were deployed with a potential of over 70 deployed by the end of the year.

Baldor & Whole Foods Announce Baldor Forager food kiosk for self-order

HUNTS POINT, N.Y., July 19, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Baldor Specialty Foods, the premier ingredient source for NYC’s best chefs, today announced a collaboration with Whole Foods Market’s Northeast Region that will make the company’s selection of unique culinary items available to home cooks for the first time through an in-store, digital kiosk called The Baldor Forager which will launch exclusively on July 26 in coordination with the grand opening of Whole Food Market Williamsburg. – News from Baldor Specialty Foods, Inc., issued by Send2Press Newswire

Source: www.send2press.com

Interesting example of completely custom online food service moving into bricks and mortar?

Retail Whitepaper – Floor Sensor Analytics for Traffic Footfall Analysis

Nice whitepaper by Scanalytics on traffic floor sensors. Scanalytics SoleSensors The Scanalytics intelligent floor sensors effectively transform existing spaces into smart environments that track and analyze individual patterns. From boutique shops to international department store chains, Scanalytics provides anyone with a physical footprint the tools to discover actionable insights about their customers/visitors. Floor Sensor Stats 27 million counts… Read More »

Community members feedback survey kiosk

New kiosks for collecting public feedback.

Source: www.brownsvilleherald.com

“By visiting these kiosks and taking three to five minutes of their time to fill out a survey, they’re able to give us input year-round,” said Julia Lash, program manager of the Office of Grant Management & Community Development. “That data is extremely important.”

In Kiosk News – SlabbKiosks welcomes Rick Kobal to their sales team

Las Vegas, July 11, 2016 – Kiosk News – Rick Kobal has joined the SlabbKiosks’ sales team. The announcement was made today by the  company’s President, Peter te Lintel Hekkert. He indicated the move was necessary as the company continues to expand its customer base and increase production. “We are very pleased to welcome Rick to our team,” said te… Read More »

Dave & Buster Kiosk – Ticketless kiosk for Gaming Kiosk

Ticketing Kiosk & Gaming Kiosk Frank Mayer and Associates, Inc. has a new interactive kiosk program within the family entertainment gaming industry. Dave & Buster’s is building on their ability to offer “ticket-less” rewards points directly to the gamer’s card by re-designing their loyalty kiosks. Frank Mayer and Associates, Inc. designed and produced both the Loyalty Reward Kiosk… Read More »

Self-Order Kiosk – McDonald’s invests over $550 million to revamp German sites

Fast-food chain McDonald’s spending $557 million to add self-order kiosk for self-service to restaurants in Germany.

Source: www.washingtonpost.com

72 “restaurants of the future” to launch.  By end of 2019 McDonalds figures on having most of its 1400+ sites done. New gourmet burgers are making inroads and McDonalds is losing customers and share.

 

In the US it is estimated self-ordering kiosks in the U.S. number 600 which plans to expand that to 1,000 by years end.

Unattended Retail Tracker Has UCP #2 Behind Ingenico

We try and highlight members and UCP has been scored as #2 in the PYMNTS Unattended Retail Tracker, only exceeded by Ingenico who is #1.  Pretty good company to be in.. PYMNTS.com Unattended Retail Tracker™, powered by USA Technologies, serves as a bimonthly framework for The PYMNTS.com Unattended Retail Tracker™, powered by USA Technologies, serves as a bimonthly… Read More »