Monthly Archives: February 2021

DMV Kiosk Review – DMV Registration Kiosks with ITI

DMV KIOSK Self-service DMV kiosk solutions for registration and motor vehicle transactions Intellectual Technology, Inc. (ITI) develops self-service kiosks for DMV motor vehicle branches with systems capable of processing a variety of essential tasks unique to its industry. Skip the line by using self-service.  The process is simple and generally plain english. From ITI — ITI solutions are… Read More »

Google GMS Certification – Posiflex Announces Android 10 Google Mobile Services Certification for Kiosk Platforms

Posted on the KIOSK website Feb 2021 February 23, 2021 New Taipei City, Taiwan –  Posiflex Technology, Inc., a world leader in the design and manufacture of retail POS, kiosk, computing, and self-service transaction peripherals, is proud to announce a new Android 10 GMS certification, applicable to the kiosk portfolio of both Posiflex and KIOSK Information Systems (KIOSK). Posiflex… Read More »

Web Accessibility – The Paciello Group Announces Rebranding, Changes Name to TPGi

From the new TPGi website Feb 2021 — The Paciello Group is now rebranded as TPG Interactive or TPGi.  TPGi is a division of Vispero.  We note that TPGi is one of the contributors to WCAG 3.0 and is the top tier in accessibility testing and guidance. With the proliferation of web and mobile ordering, accessibility is more… Read More »

Zebra technologies Insight – Healthcare, Utility Bill Payment and Transportation Post-COVID

Zebra Blog Post by Richard Thompson Feb 2021 by Richard Thompson COVID-19 has been a catalyst of change in a way unseen since the Second World War. Its impact on every industry has been immediate, significant and in some cases devastating. And though many expect the economic repercussions of coronavirus to outlive the pandemic, it is the unprecedented changes… Read More »

Digital Signage for Wayfinding in Hospitals

From AcquireDigital Let’s face it, hospitals are nothing short of mazes—especially for first-time visitors to a particular one. Without clearly presented directions on how to arrive at the ward or room a visitor is looking for, wandering is inevitable. This means crowded hallways filled with lost and frustrated visitors. In some situations, patients can even miss appointments due to… Read More »

College Campus Kiosks Transform Higher Education

From Frank Mayer and Associates, Inc. Blog — February 15, 2021, Katie Kochelek As standard and custom kiosks spawn innovation and provide convenience across several industries, college campuses can capitalize on many of the same benefits for students, faculty, and staff. From streamlining student services to delivering information and ensuring public safety, there are countless opportunities for college campus kiosks to transform… Read More »

3D wayfinding immersive digital signage kiosk – DIGI Award Winner 22Miles

Update on Gold sponsor 22Miles The DIGI Award recognizes 22Miles for Best Digital Signage Kiosk Product/COVID-19 Solution for Protection-as-a-Service (PaaS) 22Miles, a global leader in experiential 3D wayfinding and immersive digital signage technology, capped off an eventful 2020 for the Silicon Valley tech company. This year has seen the company win the SEGD Arrow award, as well as… Read More »

Kiosk Association (KMA) Announces New ADA Accessibility and EMV Initiatives

PR Newswire Feb 2021 —  DENVER, Feb. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The Kiosk Association announces initiatives for Kiosk EMV and Kiosk ADA EMV Initiative — As a Participating Organization with the PCI SSC, KMA encourages deployment of EMV devices (PCI certified) for CATs (Cardholder Activated Terminals). The problem has been companies attempting to try and reposition web non-EMV shopping carts into… Read More »

Hawaii Registration Kiosk News – DMV Kiosk Usage Skyrockets During COVID

Self-service DMV Registration kiosks Oahu skyrockets during COVID-19 shutdown From Star Advertiser Hawaii Feb 10, 2021 City officials say the use of its Hawaii DMV NOW self-service kiosks has grown nearly fourfold during the COVID-19 pandemic. The free-standing kiosks, which operate much like ATMs inside of several local grocery stores, allow Hawaii drivers to renew and print vehicle… Read More »

ADA Kiosk Checklist – 14 Point Checklist For Accessible Self-Service – Code of Practice

As posted on the Kiosk Association website Feb2021 ADA Kiosk 14 Point Checklist – Code of Practice General Areas of Discovery and Due Diligence for Review Initial Design Begin your initial design phase with full accessibility accommodated.  You can always do a cost/benefit analysis and compare later to a stripped-down unit with its inherent liability Hardware Spacing —… Read More »

Hygiene Theater Revisited – How The General Public is “Educated” — Opinion

Hygiene Theater News Back in September, there was a terrific article related specifically to temperature kiosks which we promoted. The tagline was “Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson’s defense of “hygiene theater” shows what the business community sees as a viable alternative safety measure.” Back then the news was all about: cleaning contact points (actually touchscreens part of daily maintenance… Read More »

Kiosk Market Budget Update – State, Local, Education and Federal – Transportation Sector Update – Feb 2021

Kiosk Budgets Published: February 09, 2021 Over the weekend, chances significantly improved for major federal stimulus for the state, local, and education (SLED) market. The Biden administration along with Democrats in Congress advanced legislation that would provide more than $500 billion in aid to address SLED fiscal concerns. It appears that Democrats could fully enact this funding legislation… Read More »

Contactless Temperature Kiosk – Frank Mayer Portfolio – Forehead, Wrist, Remote Operation, System Integration, Doors

Contactless Temperature Kiosk Portfolio Frank Mayer and Associates, Inc. Screen for symptoms of COVID-19 or other infectious diseases using temperature kiosks that utilize sophisticated fever-detection technology and customizable health screening questions. Frank Mayer and Associates, Inc. offers two temperature kiosks with a variety of capabilities to meet your needs. Which one is right for your business? Contactless Temperature… Read More »

QSR by Pyramid Computer and Intel Showcase

  Learn about efficiency and convenience in the QSR industry by Intel Corporation with self-service kiosks by Pyramid Computer GmbH showcasing technology frontrunner Hesburger. Blog Link  Kiosks: automatic for the people 05-Feb-2021 By BigHospitality Self-Self-serve kiosks have become a regular sight in fast QSR operations as restaurant groups awaken to their benefits – and the Coronavirus pandemic has only served to expedite their uptake… Read More »

Peerless-AV Certified Training – Feb 11th

Peerless-AV Certified Installer Training Webinar From LinkedIn February 11th 10:30 CST Can you pass the Fundamentals of Digital Signage? Test your knowledge and earn 2 AVIXA CTS RUs and 1 CEDIA CEU during our next Certified Installer Training Webinar! This training highlights the benefits of digital signage and the various applications it can be used in, with a focus on… Read More »

Charity Donation Kiosks – UK railway stations go contactless

Charity Donation Kiosk Transportation Ticketing March 2021 –Charity donations made easy with tap and go kiosks at UK railway stations from Charity Today WORLDLINE [Euronext: WLN], the European market leader in payment and transactional services, and kiosk innovators Evoke Creative announce the first product release in what will be a long-term partnership. A charity donation kiosk to support… Read More »

Facial Payment Kiosk – PopPay Tablet Face Payment in Los Angeles area

Facial Payment Kiosk or Pay By Face PopPay’s double-sided tablet is taking face payments at Dog Haus and Fresh Brothers Pizza in the Los Angeles area. See how they do it! PopID’s kiosks use facial recognition to give customers the ability to update/redeem their loyalty/rewards and pay using their face across multiple restaurant locations. Credit card information is… Read More »

Kiosk Browsers – NFC (Near Field Communications) by default in Chrome Engine Now

Google Chrome Interactive Features Editors Note – All of the most mature Browser Lockdown products for secure desktop use the Chrome Engine. This latest device integration by Google is significant. NFC (Near Field Communications) is a core technology used often in self-service kiosks. Browsers have become the viewports for all. Excerpt from TechRadar: Web browsers are developing and… Read More »

Smart City ADA – Personal Phone As Accessible Interface Has Shortcomings

From Smart City Design Feb 2021 Feb 5, 2021 — Statement from Storm Interface following conference call with NFB on the use of personal phones as an accessible interface to Smart City terminals. Statement for submission to the NFB, the Federal Access Board and Storm sales personnel. Use of personal phones as an accessible interface As a manufacturer… Read More »

Order and Pay Fast Food – McDonalds Self-Order and More

BigHospitality article Feb 2021 — Self-Service and following lead of QSRs article Excerpts from: Says QSR sector has been quickest but that is not true.  QSRs always toyed with the idea with most of them watching McDonalds experiment while patient check-in and ticketing at Disney went right ahead. Kiosks for self-order in Vita Mojo Pyramid Computer makes the… Read More »

Olea Kiosks®, Inc. Expands Leadership Team to Include Sales and Strategic Focus

Accelerating Value and Impact to Strengthen Competitive Position — Send2Press press release LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 2, 2021 (NEWSWIRE) — Olea Kiosks®, Inc., a visionary provider of innovative self-service kiosk solutions, today announced the growth of its leadership team to include sales management and strategic business development. The company has expanded the role of Rusty Gaynes to Director of… Read More »

Five Payment Trends in 2021 – Appetize Technologies

Payment Trends and Insights – Kiosk Industry Writeup by Appetize on the five payment trends to look for in 2021 There’s a silver lining to the unpredictability we experienced last year: 2020 accelerated the growth and advancement of the current payments landscape. In fact, the way operators set up their payment systems now will truly be a testament… Read More »