Monthly Archives: July 2017

AR and VR Kiosk Coming to a Kiosk Near You

Although still in their relative infancy, augmented reality and virtual reality technologies promise to greatly expand the types of screen-based applications in the marketplace. By Richard Slawsky contributor A new dimension is about to be added to the world of customer-facing screens. Retailers and other businesses are working to incorporate augmented reality and virtual reality to change the… Read More »

Touchscreen News – Patent Granted: TSItouch Glass Retention Bezel System

TSItouch has officially received a patent for the Glass Retention Bezel System (GRBS). As of June 6 th , 2017, Patent #9,671,824 was issued to TSItouch LLC for the video wall monitor protective glass solution. The TSItouch GRBS provides an alternative solution to bonding cover glass. The GRBS is a cost effective, serviceable, and modular solution that allows… Read More »

McDonalds Kiosk- website disputes claim Wendy’s replaced workers with kiosks

Snopes.com, a fact checking website, reported that a July 20, 2017 meme claim that Wendy’s replaced 6,000 workers with kiosks is false.

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Snopes.com, a fact checking website, reported that a July 20, 2017 meme claim that Wendy’s replaced 6,000 workers with kiosks is false. The claim was posted on the Facebook page of Turning Point USA, a conservative nonprofit group, along with a photograph of self-serve kiosks at a Wendy’s restaurant.

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Subway’s digital self-order kiosks w/ Apple Pay

Subway is refreshing its store design with new digital self-order kiosks that will feature Apple Pay (and Samsung Pay) as well a faster experience for delivery and pre-ordering via its mobile app a…

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The new ”Fresh Forward” store design is currently being tested in twelve locations in the U.S., Canada and the U.K., including: Tamarac, FL; Orlando, FL (2); Winter Park, FL; Chula Vista, CA; Knoxville, TN; Palmview, TX; Hillsboro, OR; Vancouver, WA; Beauport, QC; Granby, QC; and Manchester, U.K.

Automated Wine Kiosk Update – LCB

Automated Wine Kiosk Update – LCB At one time the automated wine dispensing kiosks in PA were the talk of the industry.Their ROI model which included “free deployment” came under a lot of discussion as well.  Here was one of the first self-dispense retail automation example and case study. What happened with the free kiosk? It has not… Read More »

First of three approved kiosks installed

ROSSBURG – The first of three informational kiosks approved by local entities have been installed. Eldora Speedway was one of the first to jump at an opportunity to share with its fan base everything available to visitors in Darke County. Two kiosks sharing information about Darke County’s landmarks, its historical significance and tourist attractions were …

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Kiosk Lockdown – KioWare Selects cleverbridge

Kiosk software developer leverages cleverbridge’s commerce solutions to transition to a subscription business model and sell seamlessly around the world cleverbridge not only gave us a complete global commerce solution with a simple integration – rapidly accelerating our time-to-market – but delivered the best possible online customer experience to build long-term customer relationships. CHICAGO (PRWEB) JULY 11, 2017 cleverbridge,… Read More »

Telehealth Kiosks to Improve Access, Costs, Part I

From Olea Kiosks TheLab. Written by Richard Slawsky. Telehealth Kiosk Improving Access By delivering services where consumers live and work, telehealth providers eye a new, more efficient channel for medical care. No matter what a person’s political persuasion may be, there’s one thing on which nearly everyone can agree: Healthcare costs continue to rise despite efforts to rein… Read More »

Gemaltobranded credit cards more accessible to consumers

Retailers know store-branded credit cards keep consumers coming back, but asking them to enroll at checkout or by mail can be hit-or-miss and puts store employees in charge of anti-fraud checks. With a new self-serve kiosk from Gemalto, large retailers can lift that burden from employees and make enrollment more convenient for customers, providing them with an instantly issued, branded credit card they can use that day.

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ADA Kiosk Webinar – Upcoming webinar on hardware Section 508

ADA Kiosk Webinar   The next webinar in the Section 508 Best Practices Webinar Series will take place July 25from 1:00 to 2:30 (ET) and review requirements for hardware, including mobile devices, in the updated Section 508 Standards that the U.S. Access Board published in January. Presenters will cover requirements for operable parts, technologies with two-way voice communication, devices with display… Read More »

Down the “Endless Aisle” with Elo’s Director of Sales

It’s no secret that major retailers are scrambling to maintain their dominion as tech-savvy millennials increasingly opt for spending their hard-earned money on intangibles that create memories rather than forking it over for widgets on shelves. Indeed, consumerism as we’ve come to know it is changing across the board, and in many ways, the retailRead More

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This addition created an endless aisle by allowing customers to shop the store’s full stock in-store, ship to home and make secure payments using EMV card readers, thereby decreasing the risk of losing a potential sale due to an out-of-stock or unavailable item.

Visualplanet kiosk solutions with touchglass – Installation

Large-format touch-sensor expert Visualplanet is calling its new ‘touchglass’ product an industry game-changer. A glass-laminated variant of Visualplanet’s trademarked ‘touchfoil’ product, touchglass is aimed at integrators who require durable and customised sensors for public-facing touchscreen solutions. To create touchglass, Visualplanet has formed a strategic partnership with bespoke glass manufacturer Romag. The latter’s glass shaping, curving and ceramic printing machinery

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cool new stuff

Marijuana Kiosk & Cannabis

As marijuana legalization continues to spread, the marijuana kiosk is helping to simplify and secure the sales process. By Richard Slawsky contributor Just two years into the state’s experiment in the legalization of marijuana for recreational use, Colorado businesses are on track see more than $1.3 billion in revenue from the sale of weed and related products. That’s… Read More »