Monthly Archives: April 2019

Cashless Restaurants – Sweetgreen Taking Cash

Excerpt from Restaurant Business 4/1/2019 Washington, D.C.-based salad chain Sweetgreen will also start accepting cash again at all of its 94 locations by the end of the year following backlash cashless stores have faced for excluding people without credit cards or bank accounts, the company said last week. ‘Going cashless had positive results, but it also had the… Read More »

McDonalds Mobile Hack – Canadien Uses McDonalds Mobile App To Run Up Bills

The Canadian McDonald’s app, called My McD’s, is just the latest target for cyber criminals. Last year, they were busy stealing Aeroplan and PC Optimum rewards points from some members’ online accounts. Many of the fraudsters involved in PC Optimum cases also carried out their crimes in Quebec. Cybersecurity expert Ritesh Kotak said that in the digital era,… Read More »

42 LinkNYC Kiosks Vandalized by Brick Thrower

Surveillance video taken on April 16th, from 771 8th Ave (Midtown North Precinct) is attached and available at DCPI. Anyone with information in regard to the identity of this male is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the… Read More »

PYMNTS.COM – Kiosks Going International

Published March 28 on Pymnts.com Excerpt: There are other reasons, too. For instance, kiosks can increase consumer spending, no matter the market, according to various reports and QSR-focused kiosk research from PYMNTS. The increase in consumer spending when ordering through self-service kiosks is 30 percent. Léa French Street Food in Illinois, for example, found that kiosks encouraged customers to customize their orders. As a result,… Read More »

ADA Accessibility and Self-Service For All

Touchscreen-based self-service technology is changing the way we do business, but one of the key challenges to widespread adoption is finding a way to make that technology useable by everyone. Self-Service For All – ADA Kiosk By Richard Slawsky contributor Interactive touchscreens are quickly becoming a key player in the kiosk world. Businesses ranging from fast-casual restaurants to… Read More »

Kiosk Hacking – Tips To Harden Your Kiosk Lockdown Browser

Lockdown Browser – Hacking Kiosks Breaking into unattended and semi-attended devices should be harder than it is. Recently McDonalds kiosks were hacked but by users simply using the software installed against itself. One big rule — employ a lot of QA on your unit and have people try to break. Developers always think they have covered all the… Read More »

Kiosk Magazine – FMA Magazine Spring 2019

FMA Magazine Spring 2019 Issue Released The Impulse Buy – The Psychology Behind Retail How Interactive Can Change the Cannabis Dispensary Industry Usability and Accessibility: Guidelines Brands Must Consider When Developing a Kiosk Program The Psychology Behind Retail Marketing On the Road with FMA Frank Mayer and Associates, Inc. is a leader in the development of in-store merchandising… Read More »

Photo Kiosks – Generation Next Acquires Print Mates™

Generation Next Franchise Brands, Inc. Acquires Print Mates™, Expanding Company’s Unattended Retail Portfolio SAN DIEGO, CA, April 09, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NEWMEDIAWIRE – Generation NEXT Franchise Brands, Inc. (OTCQB: VEND) announced today that it has reached terms to acquire the assets of Print Mates, LLC, a small team of entrepreneurs, software engineers, and photography professionals in San… Read More »

Peerless-AV Announces SmartMount Line of Motorized Carts and Stands

Peerless-AV is excited to announce its family of new SmartMount® Motorized Height Adjustable Carts and Stands. Ideal for education settings, these products were designed to aid educators in the classroom and enforce a collaborative environment for students.  SmartMount® Motorized Height Adjustable Flat Panel Cart (SR598ML3E) Display height can be adjusted up to 25.6″ (650mm) with the touch of a… Read More »

Digital Wayfinding – Qwick Media Announces QwickWay

April 10, 2019 QwickWayTM is your leading digital 3D Interactive Wayfinding The most cost effective, versatile, rapid 3D wayfinding with outstanding details and simplicity. • Simplistic in design and use • Easily manageable in real time • A part of the complete integrated package or a stand alone product. • Applicable in endless isle in stores for retail.… Read More »

GLI Industry Advisory – Wagering Systems

“GLI-33 – Standards for Event Wagering Systems” Release for Industry Comment April 3, 2019 – Gaming Laboratories International, LLC (GLI), is pleased to announce the release of the draft of “GLI-33 v1.1, Standards for Event Wagering Systems” for industry-wide comment. GLI-33 v1.1 reflects a revision to the core event wagering standard to provide better clarity between technical requirements,… Read More »

GLI Industry Advisory – Standards for Kiosks Public Comment

“GLI-20 – Standards for Kiosks” Release for Industry Comment April 3, 2019 – Gaming Laboratories International, LLC (GLI), is pleased to announce the release of the draft of “GLI-20 v2.0, Standards for Kiosks” for industry-wide comment. GLI-20 v2.0 reflects a revision to the core kiosk standard to incorporate technical requirements reflective of the latest trends in kiosk technology, to… Read More »

CSUN ADA Interview – AudioEye in Anaheim March 2019

#CSUNATC19 Audio: A Transformative Experience For Kiosk Access With AudioEye Joe Steinkamp Mar 25, 2019 2:35 PM ET Self service options have been gaining momentum beyond the gas pump and the grocery lines. McDonald s, and others in the Food Service industry, have been exploring Cashierless payment alternatives such as those involving the use of Kiosks for general user… Read More »

Android Kiosk Software – KioWare for Android has a new release – version 3.18.

KioWare Android Kiosk Software O/S new release 3.18 Here are some of the highlights: Customization of kiosk behavior such as time-limited sessions Custom URL before session end Customized options for Navigation blocking Also added to this release is support for the Wattbox IP Power Conditioner for power management. (Basic & Full) We’ve updated KioWare Server to version 4.10.0… Read More »

AudioEye – New Sponsor specializing in Accessibility

AudioEye Now KMA Sponsor & Joins ADA Accessibility Committee We want to thank AudioEye for becoming a sponsor of the Kiosk Manufacturer Association. AudioEye is also now a member of the KMA Accessibility Committee. About AudioEye AudioEye works with companies to ensure their digital content is accessible to users of all abilities. Approximately 15-percent of the world’s population has… Read More »

Privacy Exploit – Easy Lobby Visitor Kiosk Access Systems and Others

Read full article on ThreatPost Student researchers working with IBM X-Force Red team find security holes in five leading visitor management systems. Excerpt: Visitor-management systems protect business against physical threats such as unwanted and unidentified guests. But many of these lobby-based perimeter checkpoints are opening up companies to a bevy of cyber-threats. On Monday, IBM’s penetration testing team,… Read More »