Monthly Archives: February 2017

Carle Moving High Tech With More Check-In Kiosks

Patient Check-In Kiosk Saturday, February 25th 2017 URBANA, Ill. (WCCU) — Carle Hospital is advancing their transition to automated check-in kiosks for patients. With more than a million visitors every year, Carle is looking to buy more kiosks to further improve patient convenience, privacy, and efficiency. Right now there are 28 in use, but Cheryl Staske, Director of Patient… Read More »

Healthcare Kiosk – Olea Showing New Healthcare Offerings at HIMSS

Note: Olea announces new healthcare products at HIMSS 2017 and includes new models for patient check-in. New tablet offering will be there with telehealth telemedicine demo.   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New Healthcare Kiosk, Telemedicine Telehealth and Tablet Products at HIMSS Olea Kiosks has announced it will launch an all-new line of healthcare kiosks for patient check-in at HIMSS 2017… Read More »

Elionic 100

Touch-screen tablet is WiFi, realtime biometric device. Employees can easily check schedules, view benefits, access their time cards, and request time off.

Source: amgtime.com

Interesting new device for biometric employee time tracking. All in one Android tablet. Fingerprints and photo.

Snap’s Spectacles Set Their Sights On Google And Apple

Google Glass was an abject failure, but the world likes wearable products of quality. Snap’s Spectacles have been marketed expertly and it seems that the product itself delivers on the hype. Snap is the new Apple.

Source: www.forbes.com

Definitely more on target than Newton or Google Glass as the writer says.  Smart marketing beats high salary every day….

PayPal to Acquire TIO Networks – TIO Networks Investor Relations

Expands PayPal’s Reach Into the U.S. Bill Payment Channel with More Than 10,000 Supported Billers, 65,000 Over-the-Counter Locations and 900 Operated Kiosks

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Source: corporate.tionetworks.com

Hamed Shahbazi, Chairman and CEO of TIO, remarked, “We founded TIO to make speed and access part of the bill payment experience for the underserved, and we believe that we have created affordable products to serve the needs of all customers. Our mission fits perfectly with PayPal’s vision to democratize money. As part of the PayPal team, we believe we will accelerate our growth through expanded distribution and continue increasing access to more billers and services.”

KioCall Announced – new video conference kiosk software

Video conference kiosk software KioWare has added a new video conference kiosk product called KioCall that works with KioWare for Windows to add video conferencing to a kiosk. Video conferencing (via externally run applications) has been available in the past but never has it been so simple to implement and cost effective to run. KioWare has also released a… Read More »

Global Check-In Market Report

2/3/2017 — The Global Check-In Kiosks Market Report 2017 focuses on deep analysis of the current status of Check-In Kiosks industry. The study of Check-In Kiosks industry is very important to enhance business productivity and for the study of market forecast. Primarily, Check-In Kiosks Market report 2017 basically displays the overview of the Check-In Kiosks industry, which consists… Read More »

SlabbKiosks Acquires Phoenix Kiosk & RedDotNet

Phoenix Kiosk was well-known for its line of American-made modern kiosks including table and floor series models while RedDotNet specializes in more compact commercial-grade units. The acquisitions will bring three companies with similar values and philosophies together, to provide a wide range of kiosk products and services to their clients.  A bit of kiosk history as this came… Read More »

Instant EMV card issuance solution in new self-service kiosks

The extension of the solution to kiosks is part of our on-going plan to transform branches for the digital age of banking and give our customers advanced services and a seamless experience,” said Saleh Alzumaie, General Manager Retail Banking Group for Al Rajhi Bank.

Source: www.gemalto.com

This is the first deployment of our instant issuance technology in self-service kiosks in Saudi Arabia and, since its introduction in January, the number of cards being produced this way has increased threefold.”

Panera Kiosks – Palm Beach Gardens gets “fast lane” kiosks

The row of four iPads is right inside the door, across from the traditional cashier station. Customers can order from their history and favorites, customize menu items, redeem rewards and pay with credit cards, just as they can at the regular check-out.

Source: npbc.blog.palmbeachpost.com

The Panera at 3186 Northlake Boulevard doesn’t have the fast-lane kiosks yet, but it will eventually. Most stores will have four to eight kiosks, according to an article by USA Today detailing technology-based efforts Panera is making to reduce wait times.

The St. Louis-based company started rolling out its “Panera 2.0” improvements in 2014.