Monthly Archives: October 2016

EMV Kiosk – FreedomPay & Ingenico

EMV Kiosk – FreedomPay EMV Processing October 19, 2016 – YORK, PA.  pleased to announce the integration and certification of the FreedomPay EMV payment processing system.  The FreedomPay solution offers EMV compliance using Ingenico’s iSelf Series of unattended devices with processors including Heartland, First Data, and Elavon. The FreedomPay integration joins a list of other payment solutions that… Read More »

Report says Marion County sheriff tried to profit off kiosk deal

OCALA — A report says a former Central Florida sheriff tried to profit off a crime-fighting kiosk business, violated several department policies and that the kiosks posed a safety hazard to the public.The report by the Marion County Sheriff’s Office and prosecutors said crimes likely were committed by ex-sheriff Chris Blair and his chief of staff, Fred LaTorre, but they won’t be prosecuted.The Ocala Star-Banner reported Sunday that’s because Blair entered a deferred prosecution plea deal

Source: www.theledger.com

They used the funds to develop the prototype and then purchased 100 of the kiosks. Then, knowing they intended to profit, they used their respective positions with MCSO to market the kiosks to other agencies.”

 

The first 100 kiosks were electrical shock and fire hazards because monitors had been removed from their housing and mounted inside the kiosks, according to the report.

ATM PIN inventor inducted into hall of fame

James Goodfellow, the Scotsman who developed and patented the four-digit ATM personal identification number 50 years ago, has been honored with induction into the Scottish Engineering Hall of Fame. Scotland’s Institution of Engineers and Shipbuilders created the hall o

Source: www.atmmarketplace.com

Not sure exactly how you invent a code but he got it patented.

Pursuant Health kiosks for Diabetes to offer Risk Test – CDR – Chain Drug Review

Pursuant Health’s national, in-store health kiosk network will begin connecting consumers to the American Diabetes Association’s Diabetes Risk Test.

Source: www.chaindrugreview.com

Pursuant Health said the ADA’s test, which helps build public awareness of the risks for type 2 diabetes, will be available through its more than 3,600 health kiosks in retail pharmacy locations, including such chains as Walmart and Safeway. Plans call for Pursuant’s kiosks to offer the test for three years, starting in November recognition of American Diabetes Month.

Walgreens offers a safe way to dispose of unused medication

The new safe medication disposal kiosk in Springfield is 1 of 13 new locations installed in Massachusetts to dispose of unused medications.

Source: wwlp.com

Walgreens Regional Vice President Brad Ulrich said, “It helps by getting drugs off the street; both medications that are no longer needed, or just to get them out of medicine cabinets and out of the home into a safe disposable environment.”

Need a Compact Desktop Patient Check in Solution?

New tablet kiosk for patient kiosk check-in released by Touchsource, leaders in directory and wayfinding software.

Source: go.pardot.com

  • Save money with our cost-effective ADA compliant patient check-in desktop or wall mounted kiosk.
  • Compact footprint fits easily onto desks, counters or podiums, offering maximum flexibility for those who don’t need large free standing kiosks.
  • Streamlined desktop tablet kiosks feature high-definition touch monitors and a range of optional accessories to fit your needs, including tightly integrated credit card ready systems.
  • Allows patients to quickly check-in for scheduled appointments, make copayments, pay outstanding balances, review insurance information and patient rights information.

GMC Campaign Engages Shoppers Using Facial Recognition – ScreenMedia Daily

A new outdoor campaign for GMC’s Acadia has raised the bar for consumer engagement by combining facial recognition and digital out-of-home screens.

Source: screenmediadaily.com

Good writeup. GMC’s campaign, developed by Posterscope USA along with Quividi, EYE Corp Media and Engage M1, ran for 8 weeks at the Santa Monica Place shopping mall. Posterscope and their partners fitted eight digital out-of-home screens in Santa Monica Place Mall with video sensors and Quividi’s audience platform to anonymously detected a passing shopper’s gender, whether they were alone or with a group, or part of a couple or a family. The system could also identify if the person standing in front of the screen was an adult or child along with their mood, including if they were frowning or smiling.

NEC Display Simplifies Access to Kiosk and UHD Content with Launch of New Solutions | Business Wire

NEC Display’s turnkey ultra-high-definition display and kiosk solutions expedite apps in education, retail, transportation and hospitality sectors.

Source: www.businesswire.com

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–NEC Display Solutions of America, a leading provider of commercial LCD display and projector solutions, announced today the availability of display kiosk and UHD solutions. The new solutions provide a simplified way of bringing cutting edge technology to a variety of key markets.

 

Included in these solutions is a one-year subscription to 4K content, NEC Display’s Intel i5 powered OPS (Open Pluggable Specification) computer, and an NEC award winning UHD display. These solutions make it easier for organizations and channel partners to adopt UHD displays and showcase amazing 4K content. True Definition Network™ is an ever-growing marketplace of award-winning visual art, specifically optimized for integration with UHD/4K displays.

 

Meanwhile, NEC is facilitating the quicker deployment of digital signage with its new series of kiosk solutions, comprised of NEC’s 42-inch and 46-inch V Series displays with touch overlays, as well as NEC’s OPS-PCIB-PS PC powered by Intel, preloaded with Windows 8.1.

City kiosk security failures have an easy solution for Porn Videos

The New York City Wi-Fi kiosks were recently shut down due to users who decided to use the devices for porn viewing. Other public devices have also been the target of hackers. Luckily there is a solution to prevent these issues: kiosk software.

Source: www.digitalsignagetoday.com

We agree with the writer here. Not sure what the problem is with LinkNYC.

Kiosk Card Scanners – How They Work!

Kiosk Card Scanners Good demo for Drivers License, Medical Card scanner. //www.IDWedgePro.com Scan Drivers Licenses and Credit card to the Web. IDWedgePro captures drivers license and other card data, including images to Java enabled web forms. Eliminates cursor based keyboard autofillers – data is pulled by Java Code into browser. Charles C. gives a great runthru of M280 scanner.