Monthly Archives: September 2016

HyperActive Technologies Changes Name to Acrelec America

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — HyperActive Technologies, the leading provider of outdoor restaurant technology acquired by the Acrelec Group, is changing its name to Acrelec America. The name change reflects the company’s deepening relationship with its international parent corporation

Source: finance.yahoo.com

“Over the last 15 years, HyperActive’s name has become synonymous with outdoor drive-thru technology. Our name change presents a very clear message that we are expanding our portfolio to include the full suite of digital technology, both indoor and outdoor, and across many industry sectors,” said Scott Marentay, chief operating officer for Acrelec America. “While we are changing our name, we remain committed to our spirit of innovation and our passion for serving our customers.”

 

Acrelec America brings to North and South America a portfolio of technology that includes self-service kiosks, indoor and outdoor digital displays, drive-thru, curbside and gaming solutions. HyperActive products such as QTimer®, the QSR industry’s gold-standard for drive-thru time management, will now be sold worldwide. With Acrelec hardware, software and services, brands can create a “phygital” experience for consumers; one that that blends physical and digital technology to add convenience, speed of service, engagement and purchasing ease to the customer journey.

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Jacques Mangeot, founder and managing director for the Acrelec Group, noted, “Acrelec is positioned to lead restaurant brands and retailers around the world as they embrace digital transformation as an essential part of their business model. We’re confident that our team of application specialists, hardware designers, software engineers and support staff in America are well-qualified to meet the needs of the industry.”

 

Kiosk EMV Compliance vs. Kiosk PCI Compliance

PCI Kiosk What’s the difference between EMV compliance and PCI compliance?  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 data doesn’t get stolen and… Read More »

Gaming Kiosk – Kiosk Industry Examines Gaming and Self-Service Kiosk Market – Press Release Rocket

Kiosk Industry Group announces an extended feature article on gaming market and how kiosk manufacturers are serving this market.

Source: www.pressreleaserocket.net

On the casino floor loyalty cards provide a flood of analytics for casino operators, allowing them to track the playing habits of individual patrons and reward them accordingly, as well as letting them see which games were the most popular and kept patrons playing the longest.

Newsletter – Patient Check In Kiosks for Patients and for Staff

Newsletter from our member Touchsource and their patient check-in kiosk. Patient Self Check-In Kiosks from Touchsource: Elevate Your Patient’s Experience and Alleviate Pressure on Staff   asd Why Patient Self Check-In Kiosks from TouchSource… With over 15 years of experience, TouchSource, Inc. is an industry leader in public information and self-service kiosks. We’ve brought that experience to the patient self-check-in… Read More »

Library Kiosks – BiblioTech, VIA expand digital library reach to mobile customers

SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — BiblioTech and VIA Metropolitan Transit are partnering to bring Bexar County’s all-digital public library to the traveling public with the new “Ride & Read” program. The first BiblioTech kiosk was unveiled on Wednesday, September 21, at VIA’

Source: finance.yahoo.com

Amazing how libraries and books just get stronger and stronger.  Biblio books and e-books so it is serving both groups.

Ingenico Kiosk – Ingenico Group and Datacap Deliver Secure Pay at the Table

Ingenico Group the global leader in seamless payment, and Datacap Systems, an integrated payments middleware provider, announced today the installation of its Pay-at-the-Table solution at Uncle Oogie’s, a New Jersey and Philadelphia-based chain of pizzerias. Using Ingenico Group’s smart terminals, Datacap’s point of sale partner, PDQ Signature Systems was able to streamline the Pay-at-the-Table implementation for Uncle Oogie’s.

Source: ingenico.us

Table solution include:

 

  • Acceptance of all forms of electronic payment, including EMV chip card, magstripe and NFC/contactless, including Android Pay, Apple Pay and Samsung Pay.
  • Increased profitability as a result of higher table turnover 
  • Reduced wait times and increased service by bringing the point of sale to the customer
  • Increased customer service by reducing wait times for payment, both tableside and curbside
  • Improved business efficiency by adding real-time tipping
  • Ability to future-proof businesses by enabling acceptance of chip & signature and chip & PIN

 

NFC ATM – Mobile Control to secure ATMs from Skimmers

ROOSEVELT, N.Y., Sept. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Parabit Adds Mobile NFC / Contactless EMV Access Control to secure ATM Lobbies with Overlay an

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Parabit has received commitments from 7 of the top 20 Commercial US Banks for 10,000 plus units over the next two to three years. Over the last 4 weeks 3 US Commercial Banks have upgraded their ACS-1E systems with MMR’s or installed MMR’s with our ACS-1E ATM Lobby Access Control System at over 400 ATM Lobby locations.

ADA Kiosk Seminar on Three A’s – Access, Assist and Accommodate-

The next webinar in the Section 508 Best Practices Webinar Series will take placeSeptember 27 from 1:00 to 2:30 (ET) and will cover accessibility to electronic and information technology, assistive technologies, and reasonable accommodations.

Source: www.ada-kiosk.com

The Section 508 Best Practices Webinar Series provides helpful information and best practices for federal agencies in meeting their obligations under Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act which ensures access to electronic and information technology in the federal sector. This webinar series is made available by the Accessibility Community of Practice of the CIO Council in partnership with the U.S. Access Board.

Kiosk Software Accessibility – New KioWare Zoom Text, EZAccess, and Cash + EMV

Editors Note: New kiosk software release KioWare for Windows (Version 8.7)! New accessibility features are now available (such as ZoomText and JAWS for the visually impaired).  Support for EZ® Access Keypad.  (See upcoming Accessibility Seminar). Also added are a number of new devices, including an EMV compliant option using the Elavon processor via the OTI Trio (see UCP).… Read More »

Retail Kiosk News – In-Store Merchandising Design for LaCie Seagate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  — LaCie premium external storage brand promotes high-tech product line at retail with in-line displays. Grafton, WI, September 13, 2016 – LaCie, designer of world-class storage solutions has expanded their product line in-store. The premium brand from Seagate Technology, LaCie designs high-tech external storage products for Apple® and PC users. To showcase their extensive line of products, an… Read More »

Casino Kiosks Prove to be a Sure Bet

Casino Kiosks for Loyalty and Ticketing Casino operators are gambling that new kiosk functions will help them provide top-notch customer service to help them cater to existing customers and win new ones. 2021 Update By Editor — Casino kiosks historically are player point kiosks and player loyalty kiosks but more recently sports betting kiosks.  The G2E trade show… Read More »