Monthly Archives: March 2019

Smart City Kiosk – Peerless-AV® Puts Its Latest AV Solutions on Display at Digital Signage Expo 2019

New kiosks, mounts, outdoor solutions, and more will be shown in Booth 2407 LAS VEGAS – March 26, 2019 – Peerless-AV®, an award-winning designer and manufacturer of the highest quality audio and video solutions and accessories, is pleased to announce its showcase at the 2019 Digital Signage Expo (DSE), from March 26 to 29 at the Las Vegas Convention… Read More »

Drive Thru Ordering – McDonalds Goes For Dynamic Menus in Drive-Thru

Published March 25th Yahoo News [April 1st update — McDonalds makes a second purchase. This time it is mobile software. The burger giant is making a $3.7 million minority investment in the New Zealand-based company Plexure] Excerpt The Golden Arches revealed Monday its biggest acquisition in more than 20 years, acquiring privately held tech platform Dynamic Yield. McDonald’s… Read More »

Gaming Kiosk and Player Loyalty Kiosk – How kiosks are revolutionizing gaming

Originally published on GGB March 22, 2019.  By Dave Bontempo Excerpt: Touch screen, touch points. Kiosks sport increased influence in the gaming world. From hotel check-ins to food ordering, cash dispensing and now sports betting, these unofficial goodwill ambassadors flaunt new stature. Perhaps no other device mingles with so many revenue areas. Kiosks also have an envied parallel use… Read More »

Vista Cinema and Veezi Approve Olea for Self-Service Ticketing Kiosks

March 25, 2019 Los Angeles, Calif. March 25, 2019 – Vista Entertainment Solutions Ltd (‘Vista Cinema’), the leading provider of cinema management software for global cinema exhibition, and Veezi, Vista’s SaaS cinema management solution for Independent Cinemas, have approved Olea Kiosks (‘Olea’), to support Vista with self-service kiosk hardware. Since May 2018 Vista has been deploying Olea kiosks… Read More »

Press Release – KMA Self-Service Kiosk Trade Shows March April 2019

Published on PRNewswire and MarketWatch  DSE Kiosk Trade Show next for digital signage kiosks including LG-MRI, Peerless-AV, 22Miles, Optconnect & Zivelo. NRF 2019 Update. WESTMINSTER, Colo., March 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — DSE Digital Signage Expo The Kiosk Manufacturer Association is happy to announce that several of its sponsors will be exhibiting next week at DSE 2019. 191 companies in total will be represented.… Read More »

Qwickmedia Deploying Smart Lockers

Entering Online Delivery Last Mile Solutions Market Qwick Media has signed a designated distributor agreement with Kern Smart Terminals. This relationship enables us to expand our reach in the emerging online packaged delivery market throughout Western Canada and the US. Qwick Media’s recent acquisition of SFE Global in WA, USA, will enable us to market and service the… Read More »

Automation Self-Service – The Robots Are Coming — AI self-order and recycling replacing humans

Artificial Intelligence Boom in Colorado Great podcast by CPR and Colorado Matters on latest technology iterations.  There is also interview with local futurist who speaks to Gig economy. Full article is located here We recommend listening to the podcast for the full details. Excerpts: Artificial Intelligence – Holly, made by Valyant A.I., is a disembodied voice that takes… Read More »

Drive Thru Kiosk AI – Good Times Voice AI Order Taking

 Original complete article on the Denver Post published 2/15/2019.  Support the Denver Post!  Updated 3/23/2019. AI Taking Your Order at Drive Thru Kiosk Voice The Good Times Burgers & Frozen Custard at 2095 South Broadway is testing artificial intelligence to take drive-through breakfast orders. The artificial intelligence company, Valyant AI based in Denver says their deal marks one… Read More »

Ways Kiosks Are Used, Real-Estate Kiosks, Digital Signage Software

Meridian Kiosks – How Kiosks Get Used, Selling Assistance Kiosks, Digital Signage Software Three new blog entries for Meridian Kiosks to post! 3 Ways Retailers Are Putting Kiosks to Work. Self-Checkout, Endless Aisle, Digital Signage. In 2017, consumer retail spending in the United States totaled more than five trillion dollars—marking another year of retail sales growth. While numerous… Read More »

Smart City Whitepaper & Connected Cities – LG MRI

Excerpt from 28 page White Paper covering Connected Cities and Smart Kiosks and their growing acceptance. Smart Cities can be characterized in many ways, but at the concept’s core are efforts by municipalities to use information and communication technologies to collect and disseminate information, improve the ways cities work, and bridge a digital divide in urban centers. In… Read More »

Self-Service Kiosks Meeting Customer Service Needs

Self Order Kiosks Frank Mayer and Associates, Inc. introduces expanded line of self-ordering kiosks GRAFTON, WI – Frank Mayer and Associates, Inc. is proud to present the latest additions to its self-service kiosk line. In addition to its original freestanding Approach floor unit, available as both a 32- and 22-inch touchscreen, the company has now expanded the roster… Read More »

Peerless-AV Contracted By Minor League Baseball as Display Partner

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. and AURORA, Ill., Feb. 26, 2019 — Minor League Baseball™ (MiLB™) today announced that Peerless-AV® — a leading manufacturer and provider of audio-visual products — will be the “Official Digital Display Partner of MiLB.” Among the many extensions of the strategic partnership, Peerless-AV will be integrated into MiLB’s existing partnerships with Allegiant Air and ISM Connect to establish it… Read More »

All-In-One Kiosk Powered by BrightSign – Peerless-AV

The second generation of the All-in-One Kiosk, the new KIPICT2555 is powered by a BrightSign XT1144 Expanded I/O Player, offers ten points of IR touch, and allows users to fully engage through a Wi-Fi enabled device, such as a tablet, computer, or phone. AURORA, Ill. – March 20, 2019 – Peerless-AV®, an award-winning designer and manufacturer of the highest quality… Read More »

Lexmark – New Sponsor for KMA

Lexmark Becomes Sponsor for KMA We welcome Lexmark as one of our newest sponsors. Laser printers in unattended self-service are a significant segment especially in the Print Services such as offered at Universities and other public institutions. About Us Learn more about Lexmark through the content areas below. Company Overview Lexmark is a provider of printing and imaging… Read More »

New Sponsor – Tech For All Accessibility & UI

New Sponsor (2 year) TFA Consulting We welcome Tech For All Consulting to the Kiosk Manufacturer Association. Tech for All is also now a member of the KMA Accessibility Committee. Our Story For over fifteen years, our international accessibility and universal design consulting firm has served small companies, Fortune 500 corporations, educational institutions, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations… Read More »

Real Estate Kiosks – Housing Market Continues to Thrive, Real Estate Kiosks Offer 24/7 Selling Assistance

Drive through any given neighborhood in the United States and you’ll probably notice a handful of homes with “for sale” signs in their front yard, but come back a few weeks later and those signs will have likely been replaced by “sold” signs and moving vans. Sound familiar? Following the recession that plagued the United States from 2007… Read More »

Kiosk Printer – Short Product Video for 8″ wide kiosk printer

Introducing Microcom’s 8″ Thermal Kiosk Printer Key Features: Paper Width 8.5″ (Letter/A4) Print Resolution 300 dpi Industrial Strength Cutter (Standard) Max Print Speed up to 4” /second (100 mm) Communication Ethernet and USB Media: Continuous Roll (up to 8.5” wide) Fan-Folded Media (up to 8.5” wide) Industries: Kiosk Ticketing Agriculture Warehousing Logistics Airline Healthcare Specifications for the printer in PDF  

Outdoor Signage – Peerless-AV® Named a 2019 Brand Official of Forbes Travel Guide

Company selected as the Official TV Wall Mount & Outdoor TV Provider for the Luxury Hospitality Industry Outdoor TV Provider for Forbes Travel AURORA, Ill. – March 12, 2019 – Peerless-AV®, an award-winning designer and manufacturer of the highest quality audio and video solutions and accessories, is excited to announce that it has been named the Official TV Wall Mount & Outdoor… Read More »

Kiosk Solutions Magazine – Feb & Mar 2019

Latest issue out from Kiosk Solutions Magazine Here is summary of latest issue Restaurant order automation by Pyramid KioWare for Windows now supports facial recognition APT Skidata  column signage BrightSign cloud management platform Zytronic Pcaps in India Metro KioWare for Chrome OS released KT Terminals wins judgment against NCR Ultima Displays Zytronic PCT with Wiggly-Amps (patient facing) Tablet… Read More »

Protecting the Unbanked in Philadelphia

Full article as originally published on NPR.org Nearly 13 percent of Philadelphia’s population — close to 200,000 people — are unbanked, according to federal banking data. That’s more than double the regional average. Excerpt: The following is except from news article from PBS on Philadephia deciding to ban “cashless” stores. The Unbanked and Underbanked in Philadelphia Last fall, a veteran lawmaker… Read More »

Machine Learning, Inference Engines and AI – & Self-Service

As a public techno service here are some of the recently released machine learning devices available. Say “Hello” to Google Coral Edge TPU, Google’s custom ASIC for machine learning has arrived. During Injong Rhee’s keynote at last year’s Google Next conference in San Francisco, Google announced two new upcoming hardware products: a development board and a USB accelerator stick. Both products were… Read More »

Check-In Kiosks Security – The Overlooked Security Threat by IBM and Wired

Originally published on Wired March 4, 2019 Overlooked Security in Sign-In Kiosks – Visitor Management Systems  (note: all are “mostly” patched) Wired published story of IBM interns infiltrating some systems (later patched). Typically there are USB ports exposed and sure enough in this case they found some.  We’re surprised that HID Global was the noted offender. They know… Read More »

Kiosk Service – Kiosk Maintenance — Understanding Soft and Hard Services

Kiosk Service and Kiosk Maintenance are the red-headed stepchilds sometimes in the planning stage Richard Slawsky is an Educator and freelance writer, specializing in the digital signage and kiosk industries. Louisville, Kentucky Area Editors Note — We should probably include remote monitoring and alerts to the “often neglected”. All top tier kiosk software companies will provide that function.… Read More »

Kiosk History Browser – The Original WWW Browser Turns 30 years old

Editors Note: This article originally appeared on Gizmodo.  Read full article on Gizmodo Travel Back to 1990 With the Original World Wide Web Browser Screenshot: CERN / Gizmodo The World Wide Web turns 30 this year, and to celebrate three decades of utter chaos and brilliance, CERN developers and designers have created a version of the original WorldWideWeb… Read More »

New SiteKiosk 9.1 – Kiosk Software for Windows

SiteKiosk 9.1 is now available with Windows 10 and Chrome support Miami, Florida (PRUnderground) December 23rd, 2015 The latest release of SiteKiosk Windows supports Windows 10 and features a Chrome-based browser with customizable browser toolbar, a content filter with top-level domain filtering, new onscreen keyboards with size-adjustment option and more.  Free trial  available at www.provisio.com PROVISIO’s kiosk software, SiteKiosk,… Read More »