Monthly Archives: March 2023

ANSI Draft Roadmap of Standards and Codes for Electric Vehicles at Scale Released for Comment

ANSI EV Standards and Codes Draft Released New York, March 31, 2023: The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) released today for public review and comment a draft of the Roadmap of Standards and Codes for Electric Vehicles at Scale developed by the Institute’s Electric Vehicles Standards Panel (EVSP). The roadmap identifies key safety, performance, and interoperability issues; notes relevant published and in-development standards; and… Read More »

Farmers Fridge Robotic Vending Machine

Farmer’s Fridge Robotics Vending Machine A look at robotic food vending — From Retail Systems. Nice robotic vending for food by Farmers Fridge.  Homepage | Farmer’s Fridge Fresh, Convenient Meals Whether you’re an organization looking to feed your people or looking for a simple way to eat well, we’ve got you covered with ready-to-eat meals. Learn About Fridges Purchase With Purpose We’re thrilled to… Read More »

Kiosks – Definition

Kiosks – what are they Kiosks are easy to define but also confusing. We deal in electronic kiosks. Round structures in Turkey where village notices were published is the origin. And then came computers and electronic kiosks. You’ll note that we often use the phrase “kiosk kiosks”. That indicates that whatever is being called a kiosk, is actually… Read More »

Kiosk Receipt Printers FAQ – Native or Cloud?

Kiosk Receipt Printers – Native and Cloud Nice article and interview on POSGuys on Do’s and Don’t of Receipt Printers.  They interviewed some product specialists from Star Micronics. Key Takeaways 1. Don’t assume all receipt printers are made equal or will integrate the same. Some use different languages and the type of application you’re developing will change your integration… Read More »

Kiosk ROI – How To Calculate

How To Calculate ROI on Kiosk Investment Nice blog by Olea (with numbers) telling the ROI story. As we see many businesses look to cut costs in our current economy, the scrutiny on spending continues to grow.  In these economic downturns, it’s not uncommon to observe changes in the decision-making process when it comes to purchases like self-service… Read More »

Ticketing Kiosks by REDYREF

Ticketing Kiosks REDYREF Reference link on REDYREF. For more information contact [email protected] or contact REDYREF direct. REDYREF has several kiosks that are excellent for ticketing, especially the newest version of the Skyline, including a smaller 22″ version. The Glydways (pictured above)is the larger, 43″ version of the same kiosk. Bazooka is great, too. BENEFITS OF TICKET KIOSKS Self-ticketing… Read More »

Payment Kiosk – Examples

Payment Kiosk Is Here To Stay Nice writeup by Datacapsystems on payment kiosks, Note the hero image is the standard payment kiosk by Olea Kiosks. The model is the Franklin. Unattended payment kiosks are quickly becoming ubiquitous across industries, including retail, entertainment, healthcare, hospitality, and transportation. As of the end of last year, the U.S. kiosk market was… Read More »

LG debuts screens designed for outdoor on cruise ships

Digital Signage for Cruise Ships by LG From Cruise & Ferry March 2023 In Brief Summary Marine-grade DVLED technology Salty air is not a problem 6.2-millimeter pixel pitch and a 5,000:1 contrast ratio 160-degree horizontal viewing angle Excerpt “LG’s marine-grade DVLED technology is the ideal outdoor display medium because it can produce bright images and has the contrast… Read More »

EV Accessibility Regulations in UK (and Europe too?)

EV Accessibility — BSI Standards Group Here is a pdf of accessibility standards PAS 1899:2022 84 pages. Enabling more accessible EV charge points What’s happened and why? Intending to provide an inclusive experience for people with accessibility needs, PAS 1899:2022 is a new standard giving designers, procurers and installers essential specifications on providing accessible public charge points for electric vehicles.… Read More »

imageHOLDERS Kiosks Gold Sponsor

imageHOLDERS Kiosks Gold Sponsor imageHOLDERS is very well-known in Europe and has opened offices and manufacturing capability in the U.S.  Elevating your customers’ digital experience with best-in-class kiosk solutions. imageHOLDERS design and build innovative business solutions, making technology more accessible. Our interactive kiosks and device enclosures help companies drive revenue, improve efficiency and overcome sticking points in their… Read More »

REDYREF Kiosks – Kiosk Manufacturer

REDYREF Kiosks Gold Sponsor REDYREF, our latest Gold Sponsor, is an American kiosk manufacturer headquartered in New Jersey. The company has been designing, engineering and manufacturing innovative self-service kiosk solutions for over 100 years.  For more information visit REDYREF’s website or email [email protected]. REDYREF’s expertise covers applications ranging from digital directories to QSR ordering, ticketing, bill payment, and wayfinding. But what sets them… Read More »

Quick Ship Kiosk Program by Olea Announced

Olea Kiosks Launches Quick Ship Program for Austin Model LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 9, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Olea Kiosks®, the fastest growing provider of self-service kiosk solutions, has announced the launch of its new Quick Ship Program for its most popular model, the Austin kiosk. This program is designed to provide customers with a fast and efficient way… Read More »

Kiosk Payment Solution Matchmaker Released

Find Your Kiosk Payment Solution Looking for a complete solution? Just answer a few simple questions about your kiosk project and experts quickly explain your payment integration options. New tool for finding payment solutions released by UCP Inc. Whether you want to operate a kiosk, or you are selling a solution to owner/operators, the right payment solution is… Read More »

McDonald’s Kiosk – Low Vision, Blind & Robots

McDonald’s Kiosk Accessibility We don’t normally see kiosk-related content on the DailyKos but this week a couple of nice videos surfaced on McDonald’s kiosk accessibility and in particular Low Vision and the magnifier. To top it off for McDonald’s videos, we’ve included one from the new robotic server in Dallas. Robotics are NOT going away and will just… Read More »

Bitcoin ATM & Bitcoin Kiosks Ohio

Bitcoin ATM CEO Arrested The bitcoin vending kiosks often get called “Bitcoin ATMs”.  They get called “BTMs” for that matter. Noted on Fox8 — In Brief Summary Bitcoin of America did not have a license for Ohio for “money transmission” terminals Three arrested including the CEO 50 Bitcoin “ATMs” seized (Mostly neighborhood gas stations) BOA has around 2,500… Read More »

EV Charging Credit Card Terminal

EV Credit Card Payment System ALPHARETTA, GEORGIA, UNITED STATES, March 1, 2023 / — Launching in Q2, Charge to Charge is the first-of-its-kind payment system designed to address new rules regarding credit card payment acceptance and regulations concerning displaying charging session data in real-time. EV charging manufacturers and consumers can now enjoy the benefits of a turnkey EV charging… Read More »