TAMPA—A McDonald’s Corp. restaurant in Wesley Chapel is among a select few nationwide to test a distinctly new way for McDonald’s customers to order food: Via a digital kiosk. Source: tbo.com
What is believed to be the first age- and identity-verifying legal marijuana-vending machine in the U.S. has been launched in Colorado. The Zazzz Automated Marijuana Vending Machine has been installed by American … See on www.selfserviceworld.com
American Green has created a marijuana vending machine that accepts Bitcoin. Source: bitcoinist.net Before long these things are going to serve up a DVD along with a slice of pizza and a coke to go with everything. I am not sure about Bitcoin. The units look to be renderings.
At this point, determining whether a particular kiosk complies with the ADA, requires a fact intensive, device-by-device inquiry. Source: www.insidecounsel.com Redbox’s recent settlement of a class action lawsuit alleging that its video rental kiosks in California were not accessible to the blind provides a good example of the potential exposure businesses face. As part of the settlement, Redbox… Read More »
Would you like some microchips with that burger? McDonald’s Europe strikes another blow against human interaction by installing 7,000 touch-screen computers to take your order and money. Craig Allen Keefner‘s insight: Thanks to Kirk at Arcatech See on www.cnet.com
See on Scoop.it – Kiosk & Kiosks McDonald’s Kiosks in Action. As a follow up to this post, Battling Higher Minimum Wages: McDonald’s Just Bought Touch Screen Cashier Kiosks for Its 7,000 European Locations, EPJ reader Kingsley Edwards tweets:. Craig Allen Keefner‘s insight: Includes link to picture of unit in Belgium. I am surprised at the size of… Read More »
After McDonald’s announced yet another round of disappointing earnings yesterday—its quarterly profits fell 30 percent—the Wall Street Journal editorial page took a moment to gloat. “So even one of the world’s most ubiquitous consumer brands cannot print money at its pleasure,” it wrote. “This may be news to liberal pressure… Source: www.slate.com Nice article on labor costs and… Read More »
From integrated technologies and expanding payment options, to location awareness and personalization, we take a look at the top ten trends driving explosive growth in self-service. Source: vsr.edgl.com Summary of current areas of “booming self-service” by Vertical Systems Reseller
New York, NY (PRWEB) February 07, 2015 — Brightbox® Cell Phone Charging Stations Enhance Conference Experience By Keeping On-the-Go Sports Marketers and Promoters Charged, Connected and Engaged Source: www.prweb.com
The kiosks will display digital ads while travelers stop for a few minutes to charge their devices. Source: www.bizjournals.com
The US Patent & Trademark Office published a patent application from Samsung that reveals one of their latest inventions regarding a new display technology for charging wirelessly through a display panel and/or a wireless charging system. Our report presents you with four of Samsung’s charging application examples over and above the tablet case that you can see presented… Read More »
Visitors to Knoxville’s Market Square can change their devices for free with a new solar-powered charging kiosk installed by the Tennessee Valley Authority. Source: www.wate.com The kiosk is located next to the TVA fountain across from the square on Wall Avenue and can charge up to six mobile phones or tablets at a time with a variety of… Read More »
From integrated technologies and expanding payment options, to location awareness and personalization, we take a look at the top ten trends driving explosive growth in self-service. Source: vsr.edgl.com 10 Trends Super-Charging Self-Service
The ‘solarbox’ scheme may pain some smartphone-eschewing old-timers. But at least London’s beloved phone boxes are still kind of being used to make calls, right? Source: www.mnn.com On Tottenham Court Road, a single démodé London phone booth dressed in the standard “currant red” has been painted over in green and outfitted with roof-mounted solar panels. Inside the kiosk,… Read More »
No American ATM has ever been robbed with explosive gas. The same was true in Britain — until 2013. Now there have been more than 90. Inside the birth of a bomb spree. Source: www.bloomberg.com
Slabb says the kiosks are all vandal-resistant, ADA compliant, UL certified and CE compliant. Kiosk manufacturer and distributor Slabb Inc. announced the launch of three new kiosk models to its product line. The kiosks are vandal-resistant, ADA compliant, UL certified and CE compliant, the company said. According to the company, the X6A is ideal for self-check in as its… Read More »
One of three kiosk models recently added to Slabb’s product line is being launched by Avanti Markets as an Executive Countertop option for their clients. | Virtual Strategy Magazine is an online publication devoted entirely to virtualization technologies. Source: www.virtual-strategy.com The X2S comes with a 15” LCD with Sound Acoustic Wave (SAW) touchscreen, a bill acceptor, swipe card… Read More »
Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) March 02, 2015 — The change comes after the company completed a major rebranding exercise earlier this week. The initiative included an updated logo as well as a new and improved website www.slabbkiosks.com. Source: www.prweb.com New logo and website for Slabb, now SlabbKiosks. Peter te Linetel Hekkert of Public Computing Netherlands still running it. And the… Read More »
Clicks and Mortar news – In October 2014, Amazon announced it would be opening its first physical retail location in New York City. Now Zappos, an Amazon-owned company, plans … Source: www.retailsolutionsonline.com Write-up by Retail Solutions Online of new Zappos physical incarnation test going on in Las Vegas.
With the encampments and people parking themselves next to the kiosk its become a bit of a scramble and an unforeseen outcome.
Problems with the LinkNYC kiosks.
The kiosk is designed for use in airports, hospitals, casinos and campuses, among other locations. Source: www.digitalsignageconnection.com New unit from Parabit called Aveta for interactive wayfinding and digital signage
Kiosk Software Basics – Part 2 Kiosk Security Welcome to the second article in my series on kiosk software development. My goal for this series of articles is to give an overview on the basics of developing kiosk software that’s both a joy for your customers to use and adheres to the guidelines of PCI-Compliance. This is more of a… Read More »
Intel Security today announced they are collaborating with KIOSK Information Systems (KIOSK), the global leader in custom self-service solutions, to provide even better retail kiosk security options. KIOSK provides licensing options for deployers to secure their self-service retail platforms with Intel® Security’s McAfee Integrity Control™ technology before shipment and installation, enabling safer connected Internet of Things (IoT) devices… Read More »
KioWare kiosk software – kiosk browser software that secures windows in a lockdown kiosk mode. Free trial available. Source: www.kioware.com New offering from KioWare is Remote Management Services. You can either host your own server in your network, or use KioWare cloud services. Android and Windows clients supported. Cool!
Purposed devices are devices assigned to a user with the intention of being used only for a particular application, task, and/or job. How do you turn a tablet into a purposed device? It’s a simple process with kiosk software. Install Kiosk Software Configure kiosk software to allow access only to the activity, application, websites necessary to perform the… Read More »
The Drexel University in Philadelphia has installed vending machines that contain iPads which can be rented by students through the use of their library cards. The program was launched to boost the students’ literacy through digital learning. Source: www.christianitydaily.com
Apple, extending its partnership with IBM, will also collaborate on apps to improve the wellness and connectivity of elderly people, starting in Japan. Source: www.cnet.com The iPads will be preloaded with custom apps designed for the elderly by IBM, such as software that provides reminders and alerts about medications, exercise and diet and help accessing community activities, grocery… Read More »
Portuguese manufacturer Bitcoin Já launched its first bitcoin ATM at an event in Lisbon this weekend. Source: www.coindesk.com
Arbor Australia is looking for a business partner to roll out automated nail art kiosks after it was left holding the rights because its original client went out of business. Craig Keefner‘s insight: Of the 30, only 8 delivered – 6 to the US one to UK and one to Australia. The remaining 22 were intended for Queensland,… Read More »
At George Bush Intercontinental Airport, kiosks collect passengers’ information for Customs and Border Protection with no previous registration required for use. Craig Keefner‘s insight: In addition, the kiosks are designed to comply with U.S. Americans with Disabilities Act requirements through the standard kiosk button interface, audio jack and braille labeling. See on www.emergencymgmt.com
Ottawa-based PatientWay was founded in March 2010. Early on it became a client of York Region’s ventureLAB to access healthcare mentoring and See on www.itbusiness.ca
A new part of the Moody Library is the first of its kind in the state.
Video news story from news station on information kiosk at the public library and how useful it has been to the general public, especially those without decent (or any) internet connection. Information terminals for the “underserved” or “underconnected” population much like the unbanked.
As the deadline nears for U.S. EMV adoption, more processors are partnering up to help their clients speed through the certification process. Source: www.paymentssource.com
You now can renew your driver’s license at self-service stations at the Iowa City and North Liberty libraries. Source: www.press-citizen.com The Iowa Department of Transportation renewal kiosk is a web-based device that uses touch-screen technology to allow each customer to renew their own driver’s license or ID, including a secure update of the photo that will appear on… Read More »
Museum kiosk and radio show bring science from UD lab to the public Source: www.udel.edu “One focus of my group’s research is mimicking lung tissue, but the materials we work with, called hydrogels, have a broad range of biomedical applications including drug delivery systems and tissue engineering platforms to study a variety of diseases,” says Kloxin, who has… Read More »