Monthly Archives: March 2017

Kiosk Content Management System released Windows & Android – Sitekiosk

PROVISIO releases new Kiosk Content Management System (CMS) PROVISIO has released new versions of the company’s kiosk software for Windows and Android. SiteKiosk Windows 9.4 & SiteKiosk Android 2.7 support SiteCaster CMS –  a newly developed Kiosk Content Management System (CMS). The new SiteCaster solution focuses on interactive information boards and provides a way to quickly customize content.… Read More »

Emerging Tech Brief — VR news and AR news

We track VR and AR and here is some of the recent news. Walt Disney Co. CEO Bob Iger has no interest in using VR headsets at the company’s theme parks. This is a response to rival theme parks, like Six Flags and SeaWorld, integrating VR headsets to rides. Instead, Iger is open to using AR technology on rides and attractions. Disney’s CEO also… Read More »

American Council of the Blind sues Eatsa over kiosk and app access

The American Council of the Blind has sued Eatsa, a fast-food chain that uses automated self-service kiosks and ordering apps, over insufficient access, according to a press release. Disability Rights Advocates (DRA), a national nonprofit legal center, filed

Source: www.fastcasual.com

Its pretty simple providing some access for the blind, doesn’t have to be every single machine. Somebody did not think this thru…

Meridian announces fuseEV self-service charging station for electric cars

Meridian Kiosks, the leading pioneer in self-service solutions, announces a new, innovative EV charging solution. “It’s something that Meridian has wanted to develop for quite a few years now, so we’re excited to finally introduce this addition to our product line,” said Chris Gilder, Meridian CEO. Meridian will showcase their new product at DSE in Las Vegas on… Read More »

QikServe unveils food order kiosk solution for hospitality sector

Multichannel ordering and payment leader targets growing trend for in-store self-service ordering Edinburgh, UK – March 22, 2017 – QikServe, the multichannel ordering and payment specialist, today announced that has rolled out a new solution for hospitality businesses that are looking to implement kiosk-based ordering and payment systems. The QikServe Kiosk Application is latest addition to QikServe’s suite… Read More »

digital signage solution – DSE & Kiosk Industry

DSE is right around the corner. Here’s a glimpse of what’s happening in the self-service arena. By Richard Slawsky contributor Although next week’s Digital Signage Expo doesn’t include kiosks in its name, self-service devices will play a prominent role in the show. DSE, produced by Exponation LLC, is co-located with the Digital Content Show, and will be held… Read More »

Order Kiosk – Review of McDonalds Kiosk Burger Ordering at SXSW

They are gigantic touch screens that let you customize your burger with toppings like guacamole, grilled mushrooms, onions, and bacon.

Source: www.businessinsider.com

Good point on the oversize smartphone.  Writer says the units are expensive but never notes a cost.  Looking at them with the Verifone “wart” I personally think they are in the B- range when it comes to design, which usually equates to cheaper.  

 

They are gigantic touch screens that let you customize your burger with toppings like guacamole, grilled mushrooms, onions, and bacon and sauces like sriracha mayo. But the kiosks have drawbacks, like not working in the drive-thrus that provide 70% of McDonald’s revenue and being relatively expensive.

Feature – Avoid Those Kiosk Project Fails – Reverse Kiosk Best Practice

Kiosk Projects Best Practice in Reverse The kiosk industry is growing, but the road to self-service success is littered with the remnants of those projects that didn’t quite make the grade. By Richard Slawsky contributor Good news for the health of the kiosk industry continues to roll in. A research report issued in early March by Transparency Market… Read More »

cash recycling kiosk Application – Leftover foreign currency? There’s a cash recycling kiosk for that

Application Showcase – Leftover Cash and Coin recycling Anyone who’s ever traveled outside the United States has been in a similar situation. They still have a few Euros, British pounds, Canadian dollars or Japanese yen in their pocket, but nowhere to spend them. In many cases, the value of the currency would barely cover the exchange fees, so… Read More »

Chrome expands business opportunities with Android Kiosk apps

See Google blog entry Vidya Nagarajan SENIOR PRODUCT MANAGER CHROME DEVICES FOR BUSINESS Over time, we’ve continued to create new and better ways to use Chrome devices. What started out as a secure, quick and shareable consumer laptop built on the Chrome browser has expanded to digital signage, now used in thousands of Toyota showrooms, small computing sticks called… Read More »

Press Release – TECA Cooling Units for Kiosks

Press Release – TECA Kiosk Cooling Units Chicago, March 9, 2017 – Cooling Units Ideal for Kiosk and OEM Kiosk components require specific temperature ranges for reliable, optimal performance.  Although any TECA air conditioner can be installed in a kiosk, TECA now offers a complete line of thermoelectric air conditioners designed specifically for kiosk and OEM applications. The product line… Read More »

KioWare for Android Kiosks now supports KioCall!

Editor Note: KioWare has news to share – KioCall is now supported by KioWare for Android!  That means you can use an Android tablet and enclosure and KioWare for Android plus KioCall – and create a video conferencing kiosk for an extremely affordable/low cost.  (Note: KioWare for Windows supports KioCall, as well).   Quote from KioWare and Laura Miller… Read More »

Emergence of Telehealth Teleconferencing: Benefits, Uses, and Concerns

Telehealth Kiosks and Teleconferencing: Benefits, Uses, and Concerns Type: Article Author: Laura Boniello Miller Date: March 2017 Dealing with illness & the health care system is rarely easy. New technologies can help people to more easily manage their care. Due to shake ups in insurance and an aging population, healthcare providers are utilizing new technologies to reduce costs… Read More »

Press Release – Olea Kiosks Wins Multiple Innovation Awards

Olea Wins Kioskmarketplace Awards The Kioskmarketplace Innovation Awards to be presented at the ICX Summit, Jun. 5-7 in Dallas, Texas announced the winners and Olea Kiosks was judged the best of class in three different categories. “We are blown away and grateful for the recognition,” said Frank Olea, CEO and third-generation leader of the Los Angeles-based self-service manufacturer.… Read More »

In the wild – Olea Kiosks at Scientific Games

Scientific Games Gaming Kiosk   Monte Carlo kiosk by Olea Kiosks at recent Scientific Games tradeshow in Las Vegas From Olea Website Versatile Kiosk for Ultimate Performance A modern approach to the player experience Our latest winning kiosk for casinos features card-printing and vibrant LED lighting that can be controlled remotely or programmed, and its sleek design fits… Read More »

Research report – UPS and the Pulse of the Online Shopper

Market Research Report Kiosk Nice research report from UPS covering shoppers and what it is seeing for data. Excerpt: While e-commerce offers new, unparalleled opportunities for accelerated growth, most retailers also are facing unprecedented challenges, and their very survival is in question. They must keep pace with ever-evolving technology and customer expectations. And omnichannel retailers are being pushed… Read More »

Frank Mayer Whitepapers on Self Service

Frank Mayer is the leader in creative design & manufacturing of branded in-store merchandising displays, interactive kiosks & POP marketing services.

Source: kioskindustry.org

2017 promises to be an active one for kiosks and similar self-service devices. A new whitepaper, “Opportunities for Self-Service Technology in 2017”, looks towards the direction self-service kiosks are headed. Developed and published by KioskMarketplace.com, this whitepaper is sponsored by Frank Mayer and Associates, Inc. and can be downloaded here.

Posiflex Unveils Latest Kiosk, POS Terminal and Mobile POS at EuroShop 2017

Posiflex Technology, Inc., a global leading brand in the design and manufacture of POS solutions and peripherals, will unveil its newest products at E

Source: www.businesswire.com

Owen Chen, President and CEO at Posiflex Technology, Inc. comments, “Our agility has kept us ahead of the competition, and developed the new industry-changing technologies. From hybrid mobile POS solutions to the acquisition of KIOSK Information Systems, the leading expert in the market of interactive kiosks, Posiflex has built up the strongest product portfolio in the global POS market. We are pleased to be at EuroShop this year to demonstrate these newest solutions, which are built upon our 30+ years of experience in retail industry.”

West Virginia DMV installs self-service kiosks in Sheetz stores

West Virginia residents can now renew vehicle registrations and driver’s licenses at Sheetz stores in Beckley and Star City. The West Virginia DMV Now kiosks are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week inside the two convenience stores. A third kiosk at the Kanawha City DMV branch in Charleston is available during office hours., , , , WV DMV Now kiosk locations: 

Source: www.webwire.com

Intellectual Technology Inc. (ITI) manages the installation and maintenance of the kiosks, in partnership with the West Virginia DMV.