Monthly Archives: October 2019

Facial Recognition Kiosks Come To Vancouver International Airport CBP

Vancouver International Airport will be first in Canada to use NEXUS facial recognition kiosk technology. Innovative Travel Solutions announced today that their biometric kiosks have been configured to meet the requirements of the NEXUS program, a joint Canada Border Service Agency’s (CBSA) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (U.S. CBP) operated Trusted Travellers program. BorderXpress NEXUS features ‘tap-and-go’… Read More »

Kiosk Touchscreen Surface Treatments

Surface Treatment Touchscreens Sometimes it seems the last thing we put on a touchscreen is our finger. There are so many ways to customize a touchscreen and over the years they have continued to multiply. Whether its reflections, or vandals or privacy or what…There is always something new. Women with long fingernails are problematic. The only technology I… Read More »

Global Entry Kiosks Biometrics Change

Global Entry Kiosks Update We’ve got some exciting news for frequent flyers: Global Entry is making its kiosks even more efficient by eliminating passport and fingerprint scans, and relying instead on facial recognition technology. Passengers who have Global Entry and arrive at some airports from international destinations don’t need to scan their passport, put their fingers on a… Read More »

Radius Networks and Evoke Partner to Provide In-Store and Curbside

By integrating Evoke’s digital kiosks with Radius Networks’ customer location technologies, businesses can dramatically improve both the in-store and curbside experiences for customers and employees. Radius Networks and Evoke Partnership Washington, DC — Radius Networks, a leading provider for location services, and Evoke, an interactive digital technology provider, announced a partnership to help businesses across Europe provide innovative… Read More »

Detroit Smart City Kiosks

Smart City Kiosks NO Cameras Excerpt from Detroit News – Oct 8, 2019 Detroit — Dozens of interactive booths with free Wi-Fi, suggestions for dining and shopping or finding an open shelter bed for the homeless might soon be sprouting up downtown. The Downtown Detroit Partnership has entered into a 15-year agreement with Ohio-based IKE Smart City that calls for the installation of… Read More »

Sports Betting Kiosks A Growing Favorite All Over U.S. — But Not In Vegas

Sports Bettings Kiosks But Not in Vegas Originally published and written for US Bets. Republished with permission. Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh opened its temporary sportsbook in December 2018 with six self-serve betting kiosks, a feature that had been rarely seen in the large, glitzy Las Vegas casinos patrons might have visited. For customers, there was a sharp learning… Read More »

Parabit Kiosk Update

New updated page for Parabit, one of our Charter Sponsors. Notable updates — Charging Kiosks and Digital Signage Kiosks and FID Kiosk PARABIT KIOSK SYSTEMS Parabit designs, fabricates, and integrates enclosures and software that allow you to efficiently and effectively authenticate physical identities and manage facilities. Custom kiosk solutions provide comprehensive, enterprise level visitor registration, notifications, tracking, reporting,… Read More »

Payment kiosk – Story from Russia

Nice article on Russian industry that really took off. Excerpt: Russian fintech miracle — Payment kiosk Anna Kuzmina Follow Oct 24, 2018 · 5 min read Once upon a time in cold Russia of 2000 something important happened. A new payment system was born. It would soon dominate the whole country, become part of daily life of every single Russian, and spread across… Read More »

Payment Card Theft via PoS Malware – Four more chains hit

Noted on Bleeping Computer Excerpt By Ionut Ilascu Hackers caused havoc at four restaurant chains in the U.S. over the summer after compromising their payment systems with malware that stole customers’ payment card information. In the last two days, McAlister’s Deli, Moe’s Southwest Grill, Schlotzsky’s, and Hy-Vee disclosed publicly that their networks were infected with point-of-sale malware copying… Read More »

Biometric Kiosks – Casinos Testing Facial Recognition Technologies

Noted on GGB News Excerpt: It’s called “biometrics”—a type of artificial intelligence that maps the features of the face with such accuracy, it not only can identify that person but detect their sexual orientation and, in the most advanced versions, even gauge their emotional state. Casinos in Macau and elsewhere are now testing the technology as a way… Read More »

Micro Market – 365 Retail Acquisition

Micro Market Kiosk acquisition by 365 Retail Noted on KioskMarketplace Good writeup on acquisition by 365 Retail. Micro Markets have held steady and last year it was Slabbkiosks that was purchased.  It’s an interesting market in that the main competitors share a lot of the same people and origins. Its a lot like the thinclient market in that… Read More »

Biometric Kiosk Deployed by NY Mets with CLEAR, Aramark and Mashgin

NY Mets with CLEAR & Aramark Test Biometric Kiosk News from NFCW 9/26/2019 New York Mets fans attending games at the team’s Citi Field home field can now purchase snacks and beverages at a self-checkout kiosk that uses a biometrics-based identity verification system to process payments — and check that buyers of alcoholic drinks are of legal drinking age.… Read More »