Monthly Archives: February 2020

Mimo Monitors Feb Newsletter

Mimo Monitors Newsletter Feb 2020 Editor Notes: Mimo Monitors specializes in small touch screen monitors and displays that simplify your life and maximize your potential at work. Ranging from 7-21 inches, we pride ourselves on innovative, high quality, and cutting-edge touchscreen technology designed to be inherently flexible to suit your needs, and bring your vision to life.  Visit… Read More »

StarMicronics Kiosks – 3 Keys For Successful Implementation

3 Ways to Set Up a Successful Kiosk Implementation in 2020 by Augusto Echecopar|Published February 27, 2020 Editors Note: good advice from StarMicronics. Too often poor components and inexperienced provider kill a perfectly reasonable kiosk project. And location is definitely important. We would add making it easy for employees to do routine servicing and paper replenishments. So, you’re looking to… Read More »

Free List of Kiosk Companies – Be listed for free

Feb 2020 – We maintain a free “self-service” list out on Listly. Anyone can submit their company for inclusion as kiosk resource. It’s a pretty busy list. Here is the official description: Kiosk Industry Group association maintains this free list of resources for the self-service and kiosk industry. Included are manufacturers of hardware, software, devices such as touchscreens… Read More »

Cash Kiosks — Innovative Technology Americas, Inc. joins KMA

KMA is a global, cause-based, not-for-profit organization focused on better self-service for customers and employees through kiosks and information technology (IT). The kiosk industry association leads efforts to optimize self-service engagements using information technology. Membership is made up of representatives from the self-service industry who are interested in establishing and following common guidelines on accessibility. Rebecca White, VP… Read More »

Digital Signage Awards – Peerless-AV Wins Forbes Award

Peerless-AV® Named 2020 Forbes Travel Guide Brand Official for Second Year in a Row AV manufacturer honored as the Official TV Wall Mount & Outdoor TV Provider for the Luxury Hospitality Industry AURORA, Ill. – February 26, 2020 – Peerless-AV®, an award-winning designer and manufacturer of the highest quality audio and video solutions and accessories, is delighted to… Read More »

Encoded Tags – Wayfinding technology at Union Station

From The Source — thanks to Ross of Qwick Media for pointing this out!  Great post on assistive navigation for the blind using their mobile phones as intelligent cameras basically. This post was written by Doreen Morrissey of Metro’s Office of Extraordinary Innovation and Armando Roman of Metro’s Office of Civil Rights. Navigating through Union Station can prove… Read More »

Mixed Drink Retail – Nordstroms

Alcohol in Retail – Under The Influence We like that title. WP article covers Nordstroms and how they are adding martinis to the mix for shoppers.  With all the analytics describing how doing this or doing that is going to increase sales per customer and provide an uplift, why not just do the obvious?  Sell them a martini, triple their… Read More »

How AI is Creating Jobs in Restaurant Industry

From post on Retail Automation from Restaurant Technology News Feb 2020 – AI is creating jobs. ATM example. How AI Creates Jobs By Retail Systems | February 23, 2020 0 Comment AI is boosting efficiency and making life easier for thousands of AP professionals today. But many of these professionals are undoubtedly wondering if sophisticated software might one day put them… Read More »

Why Use Lockdown for User Interface?

Browser and PC Lockdowns Reason for Existence – Fortnite Feb2020 – We hear it all the time from the IT departments.  “We can handle that situation”.  We applaud the confidence but we continue to be entertained by photos like below where semi-determined users take advantage of that confidence in order to entertain themselves at your local self-service checkout… Read More »

Casino Automation – Automated Cocktail Drink Dispensers

Reported on Vital Vegas Feb 20202 – MGM Resorts testing automated beverage dispenser in casino.  It appears to be situated in service area so it would actually be operated by employees. The bartender remains.  It’ll be awhile before conversational AI (and customer charge method) are developed. Thanks to Frank at Olea Kiosks. While everyone involved with the roll-out of… Read More »

Smart City Kiosks – 35 digital CityPost kiosks to go online downtown before DNC

As reported on BizJournals Feb 2020 – By Sean Ryan  – Reporter, Milwaukee Business Journal Feb 20, 2020, 10:37am CST Updated Feb 20, 2020, 11:03am CST Before the Democratic National Convention in July, 35 digital kiosks will be installed along the Milwaukee streetcar line and at downtown hot spots to direct visitors to restaurants and stores, provide free Wi-Fi service and generate an… Read More »

MyHealtheVet Kiosks Milestone for VA Patient Portal

My HealtheVet or MyHealthVet December 31, 2019/in Government (Military / VA), Healthcare, Kiosk News / We want to recognize and congratulate the VA on their continued success with the MyHealtheVet project, surpassing an amazing 5 million users this year! “My HealtheVet is a shining example of how Veterans can play a more active role in their health care journey.” VA Secretary Robert… Read More »

Disney Fast Pass Kiosks – Epcot Test Track Installed

FastPass Disney Kiosks From Orlando Theme Park Zone and also WDWNT.com Disney Park News All-new FastPass+ kiosks have been revealed outside of Epcot’s Test Track (TT) yesterday morning after construction walls were taken down. When you walk up to the attraction are now met by six kiosks underneath covers between the attraction’s queue entrance and the TT Simporium. According to WDWNT’s Chris… Read More »

CSUN 2020 Conference – Kiosks Assistive Technology

CSUN 2020 Conference – Kiosks From CSUN website Feb 2020 KMA at CSUN This March 11th-13th, Vispero will be leading multiple presentations on kiosk accessibility at CSUN’s Annual Accessibility Conference being held in Anaheim, CA. Vispero’s Vice President and subject matter expert Matt Ater, will lead a panel of kiosk accessibility experts on “Lessons Learned from Developing Accessible Kiosks”. The… Read More »

JAWS Kiosk or JAWS Windows

JAWS Kiosk or JAWS Windows (goes by both) Vispero®, the world’s leading assistive technology provider for the visually impaired, is excited to announce an addition to the Vispero family: JAWS Kiosk. A collaboration between The Paciello Group (TPG) and the Freedom Scientific brand (owned by Vispero), JAWS Kiosk is focused on delivering accessible kiosk solutions whether it’s through… Read More »

QSR Kiosk Research Market 2019- Mercator

Kiosk Research – QSR Kiosk Gaining Popularity Editors Note: Short and concise report on QSR Kiosk market. Nothing on drive-thru kiosks. Quite a few players not included (maybe next time). Example would be reference to McDonalds Times Square Flagship project (see CNBC writeup we published back in May 2019). That is Pyramid Computer out of Germany making those.… Read More »

Going Cashless at Seattle Century Link Field

By: KIRO 7 News Staff Updated: February 11, 2020 – 5:20 AM SEATTLE — You won’t have to worry about digging around for change the next time you’re at CenturyLink Field. Starting Tuesday, all concession stands, retail, vendors/hawkers and on-site parking will only accept credit, debit and prepaid cards. Those who don’t have a debit or credit card… Read More »

AudioEye and Duda Launch First Digital Accessibility Partnership for Large-Scale CMS

Partnership enables more than 500,000 website customers to easily and affordably achieve legal compliance for digital accessibility TUCSON, Ariz., January 21, 2020 — AudioEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: AEYE), an industry-leading software solution delivering website accessibility compliance to businesses of all sizes, has announced a partnership with Duda, the leading web design platform for companies that offer web design services to small businesses. WCAG Conformance… Read More »

Self Service Kiosk FAQ

Common FAQ Self-Service Kiosk Questions February 5, 2020 Dave Loyda Full article on site Home » Self-Service Kiosks » Common Self-Service Kiosk Questions Self-service kiosks continue to rise in popularity as a powerful tool benefiting businesses’ customer experience strategies.  With this surge in interest comes more inquiries about everything from payment options to ADA compliance.  Below, we’ve compiled a list of the… Read More »

Asus Tinker Android Kiosk DIY mini PC KioWare OS & ASUS Team Up

Tinker Android Kiosk & KioWare OS KioWare OS is a marriage of kiosk system software and Android single board computer (SBC) hardware where KioWare is tightly integrated into the firmware of the SBC device. KioWare OS locks the device so that only KioWare is running. If the kiosk requires other applications to be running, then KioWare can be… Read More »

EuroShop News – New Desktop Kiosk By Pyramid

Pyramid News LinkedIn & EuroShop Josef Schneider • 1st Chief Executive Officer at Pyramid Computer GmbH Pyramid Computer GmbH new desk mount / table top SELF CHECK OUT (SCO) Kiosk is here! World premier at EuroShop – The World´s No. 1 Retail Trade Fair. Super slim, bezel-free touch display Modular options for scanner+printer+payment Best price-quality in market e.g. We… Read More »

Global Entry Enrollment Barred for New Yorkers

Source: CondeNast Traveler Feb 6, 2020 New Yorkers have been temporarily suspended from enrolling or renewing membership in Global Entry or several other trusted traveler programs, according to the Department of Homeland Security, which oversees the programs. On Wednesday night, DHS revoked access to the programs for residents of New York due to a new state law that does not… Read More »

Ingenico 8.6B Sale to Worldline – EMV Kiosk

Ingenico Acquired By Worldline From TechCrunch Feb03 — Some consolidation is afoot among the payments behemoths of Europe. Smaller, newer fintech companies are eating into their market dominance by adapting faster to changing spending habits, while also looking to capitalize on economies of scale.  [Thanks to Frank at Olea Kiosks] Today Worldline, a financial services company that provides everything… Read More »

Kiosk Machine – Sports Betting Kiosks: Future Sports Wagering

Sports Betting Terminals: The Future of Sports Wagering In-Depth Articles Sports Betting Kiosks A Growing Favorite All Over U.S. — But Not In Vegas Bulging Wallets Interesting Sports Betting Kiosk Related News Betting Kiosk – Newgioco Obtains GLI-20 and GLI-33 Certification for Kiosk Installations of Elys Platform on Yahoo News LINK Iowa casinos allow bets on Super Bowl… Read More »

Acrelec announces $223 million investment from Glory to expand in-store quick service solutions

Excerpt from TechEU 01/31/2020 By Annie Musgrove, January 31st, 2020.  Acrelec, the global leader in customer experience technology for “quick service” restaurants and retailers, has announced plans for a $223 million investment by Glory Global Solutions. The funding is subject to review by Acrelec’s employee representatives and certain competition authorities. Acrelec has developed kiosks, drive-through and self-checkouts for many of… Read More »

Dunkin’ on Demand digital kiosk – New Store Announcement Nashville

Excerpt from Wannado Dunkin’ announced it will host a grand opening celebration on Tuesday, February 4 to unveil its newest Next Generation Store in Nashville located at 400 21st Avenue South. Attendees will get a glimpse at the store’s new modern design and in-store innovations, including a cold beverage tap system and Dunkin’ on Demand digital kiosk. With fully… Read More »

Betting Kiosks – BetAmerica Debuts Online Casino in Pennsylvania

Excerpt from Casino News Daily Expanded Pennsylvania Footprint for Sports Betting Kiosks The launch of the BetAmerica casino offering followed the start of online sports betting operations under the same brand late last year. The BetAmerica brand marked its official entry in Pennsylvania in the summer of 2019 when it debuted a sportsbook at Presque Isle Downs & Casino in Erie,… Read More »