Category Archives: Business News

KIOSK (KIS) acquired by Posiflex

KIOSK (KIS) acquired by Posiflex Editor Note: The acquisition of KIOSK by Posiflex is official. In a blockbuster deal Posiflex is expanding from its historical POS transactional market into the self-service kiosk market in a huge way. With a Posiflex market cap of over $11 Billion, KIOSK becomes part of a company over twice the size of NCR,… Read More »

Opinion — So Why Did HealthSpot Fail?

The postmortem on HealthSpot continues even while there is news that another telehealth provider pulled in another $40M in capital investment. We’re not entirely sure HealthSpot failed though the lack of contact would indicate so. Medcity did the first “wrap” on things in their article. Was HealthSpot mismanaged? Were freestanding kiosks too expensive, 1990s technology in a world… Read More »

Kiosk Software – KioWare Europe & UK presence.

 KioWare Kiosk Software for Android and Windows Now Has UK Office Reading, United Kingdom March 16, 2015 – Analytical Design Solutions Inc. (ADSI) dba KioWare, headquartered in York, Pennsylvania, … Reading, United Kingdom – Analytical Design Solutions Inc. (ADSI) dba KioWare, headquartered in York, Pennsylvania, has a new office location based just outside of London offering sales and… Read More »

Fintech universal banking model: 3 strategic questions

Thanks to Kirk at ARCA and also Innopay with original article   Fintech is unbundling the universal banking model: three strategic questions to answer Mounaim Cortet,  Douwe Lycklama Payments,  Article 31-08-2015 In the ‘universal model’ banks typically offer a broad product portfolio in retail, private, commercial, investment and transaction banking, along with wealth and asset management and insurance. This… Read More »

Kiosk News – Redbox Co-Founder Joins Eyelation Team

Eyelation announced today that Redbox co-founder Brian Rady has joined Eyelation as Chief Financial Officer. Tinley Park, IL (PRWEB) August 25, 2015 Eyelation announced today… Source: www.benzinga.com Eyelation is a prescription eyewear kiosk company that was founded in 2009 with the first kiosk placed in 2011. Eyelation has since grown to 400 kiosks today with placements in companies… Read More »

Entrust Datacard announces self-service kiosk-optimized instant issuance system – Government Security News

Entrust Datacard has announced the availability of the next-generation kiosk-optimized Datacard® CE870TM instant issuance system that enables financial institutions, retailers, governments and healthcare organizations to instantly issue permanent embossed or flat payment cards or identification cards through a self-service kiosk. Source: www.gsnmagazine.com “The shift towards a self-service economy has rapidly progressed in the last five years with 40 percent of… Read More »

ARCA Launches Automation Software For Self Service Providers & Kiosk

Envoy™ platform simplifies communication between transaction software and devices Mebane, NC (January 6, 2015) — ARCA, a global leader in cash and payment automation technology, announced today the release of its latest software solution, Envoy™ to help accelerate the integration of self-service transaction software with kiosk hardware. Source: www.arcatechsystems.com Great stuff from ARCA who has always provided top tier… Read More »

Simon and eBay ‘connect’ for new mall experience | RetailingToday.com

Unveiled this week the “Connected Mall” experience in Palo Alto, Calif. The installation features a “smart” directory developed by eBay for the Simon Innovation Group that elevates the shopping experience by providing consumers with a suite of services, including point-to-point navigation and personalized offers and deals. Source: www.retailingtoday.com Features of the new digital directory include: A 72″ LCD,… Read More »

Kiosk London Expo 2014 Wrap

Post-Show Summary: Kiosk London Expo 2014 & Digital Signage London 2014 The UK’s only self-service & digital signage exhibition over for another year KIOSK LONDON EXPO 2014 & DIGITAL SIGNAGE LONDON 2014 drew to a close in London on the 16th October, attracting praise from visitors and exhibitors alike for the quality of this year’s only self- service… Read More »

RFID Technology in Retail

Retailing Report Details RFID as High Potential for Retailers In the 17th annual Global Powers of Retailing report, produced by Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited in conjunction with STORES Media, RFID technology is mentioned as an existing technology that has vast potential to improve the retail experience.  According to the report, “We have long since expected RFID to replace… Read More »