Category Archives: KIosk News

– **Kiosk Industry News**: This page contains the latest news and updates related to the self-service kiosk industry, covering topics such as new products, deployments, partnerships, events, and more.
– **Kiosk Manufacturer Association News**: This page also features news from the Kiosk Manufacturer Association (KMA), a global organization that promotes the use and advancement of kiosks and related technologies. The KMA provides resources, standards, guidelines, and advocacy for the kiosk industry and its members.
– **Kiosk Industry Resources**: This page offers various resources for kiosk industry professionals and enthusiasts, such as white papers, case studies, market reports, webinars, podcasts, and newsletters. These resources cover a wide range of topics, such as kiosk design, software, hardware, security, accessibility, and best practices.
– **Kiosk Industry Sponsors**: This page showcases the sponsors and supporters of the Kiosk Industry website, which include leading kiosk manufacturers, software providers, component suppliers, and service providers. These sponsors help the website to provide valuable information and insights to the kiosk community.

Kiosk Industry Dec2017 Newsletter

Self-Service Industry News for December 2017   Your best resource with  50 members and another 310 in our free industry directory. Our feature this month is a case study in tablet kiosks and giving back to the community.  In it an interactive tablet kiosk from the Kiosk Group serves as the centerpiece of a young man’s Eagle Scout Service… Read More »

Orphan Posts

Listing of Orphan Posts To make sure google has these kiosk pages indexed we include them here. Voice command kiosk Hall of Fame KIosks Postage Kiosks Alcohol Kiosks Digital Gift Card Report Blackhawk Bitcoin ATM Kiosk Market Update – Crypto European Accessibility EAA Guidelines & Storm Interface HIMSS 2024 Kiosk Industry – Feb Press Release Connecticut Lottery –… Read More »

Revolutionizing User Session Security in an AI-Driven World

The Future of User Session Security with FaceLock™ in Our Spring Newsletter! FaceLock AI will be a significant part of the City of Santa Rosa and the CO projects We’re excited to share the latest advancements transforming self-service technology. We invite you to explore these feature highlights of our Spring 2024 Newsletter — the introduction of FaceLock™, a cutting-edge security enhancement… Read More »

Press Release – Kiosk Industry April 2024

Kiosk Association Press Release April 2024 PRnewswire link and APNews WESTMINSTER, Colo., April 15, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Kiosk Association’s mission is to inform and educate on self-service. Membership is open to all companies. If you follow accessibility guidelines and encourage ADA contact us at [email protected]. Accessibility is in the news and we’re happy to announce new members… Read More »

Kiosk Design – Rapid Prototype Kiosks – Modular

Rapid Prototyping Becoming the Norm for Kiosk Design From Olea Kiosks — Today, businesses are always looking for ways to stay ahead, particularly as it relates to technology adaptation or the next evolution in their digital transformation. Rapid prototyping has emerged as a key strategy, allowing companies to quickly turn ideas into tangible models for testing. This approach… Read More »

Kiosk Industry News January 2024

Kiosk Industry News January 2024 Latest Kiosk Industry News for January 2024 includes NRF kiosks, special report Kodak Moments and photo kiosks, China kiosks, Mobile POS and Android Handheld Computers. Busy month — also see PRnewswire and APnews BY KIOSK MANUFACTURER ASSOCIATION Published 1:18 PM MST, January 8, 2024 WESTMINSTER, Colo., Jan. 8, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Kiosk Industry… Read More »

Kiosk News Roundup

Todays Unattended Kiosk News Relevant news impacting unattended self-service news from around the world. If interesting and noteworthy news send comments/suggestions to [email protected] October 2021 [do_widget id=rss-4] September 2021 Healthcare Kiosk Case Study Kiosk Supply Chain – China in NY Times news. This is a fact. Many factories have been notified that in the next 3 months, they… Read More »

Zebra Technologies Q4 2014 – Year of Android

Zebra Technologies Update Zebra Q4 2014 Earnings Call March 17th.  All product categories grew with record shipments of desktop printers and notable activity in mobile and tabletop printers. In addition, supplies posted its best quarter ever Android made substantial progress during the year as the industry embraced the operating system as an effective alternative to Microsoft. We now… 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 »

Kiosk Salary – Compensation for Kiosk Industry and Jobs

How much are you paid? Compensation Report for the Self-Service Kiosk Industry   EASTLAKE, CO – 11/16/2016 (PRESS RELEASE JET) — Instead of taking away jobs, self-service technology is opening up a host of new opportunities. A look at how self-service adds employees and also an internal look at compensation for people in the self-service industry and CAGR.… Read More »

Digital Wayfinding Software by 22Miles

Digital Wayfinding Software News 22Miles, a global leader in digital signage wayfinding software and interactive digital solutions, released its Tradeshow AI Assistant: a custom-trained conversational AI tool that streamlines event operations and attendee support via an engaging, user-friendly and responsive chat interface. This solution offers a first-of-its-kind experience, leveraging the 22Miles generative AI solution integrated with the brand’s… Read More »

Advanced Kiosks News

Advanced Kiosks Newsletter Advanced Kiosks celebrates Exceptional CPARS rating Partnership and Reseller resources Advanced Kiosks becomes a Gold Sponsor of KMA.Global New 32-Inch Pedestal Kiosk Visitor Management System – Visitor Check in / Check out New Product Alert: AK CityGuide “Ask AK AI”, our new Support Assistant Office Extension impacting organizations More Customer news View these stories and more in… Read More »

Self-Order Kiosks by Star Micronics

Self-Order Kiosk Solutions for Airports, Restaurants/QSR, & Check In Simplifying self-service Self-ordering kiosk technology is arguably the fastest growing point of sale trend – and for good reason. When a business takes advantage of kiosk technology, increased revenue, streamlined operations, and an improved guest experience become easier than ever to achieve. By choosing Star Micronics as your kiosk… Read More »

Connecticut Lottery – IGT Issues

Regulators investigating Connecticut Lottery Corp. over ‘many incidents’ tied to new gaming system IGT having problems with Connecticut Lotter Here is a summary Investigation: The state Department of Consumer Protection is investigating the Connecticut Lottery Corporation (CLC) and its new contractor, International Game Technology (IGT), for various technical issues with the new retail sales system, including mobile phone… Read More »

QSR and POS Update November

QSR Update Lots of news this week. A couple of earnings reports and call by Shakeshack & Burger King. They always throw in some points about kiosks enhancing their profitability and we jot them down for our next ppt. Olo is in the news for bad reason. They lost Wingstop which is doing it in house. And that… Read More »

Friday Wrapup – Self-Service News from News Roundup

Here is our wrap on news this week. News Items Digital Signs for Stadiums – Match Made in Heaven McDonalds AI Drive-Thru Ordering Violates Privacy Laws Nice article on why Casinos are going cashless How To Setup an Automat or Ghost Kitchen Explanation Latest iteration of British Telecom internet kiosk aka Smart City DOOH Display. Looks like they gave up on transactions. Street… Read More »

Kiosk Industry Newsletter October 2023

Kiosk Industry IAAPA and NRF WESTMINSTER, Colo., Oct. 16, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kiosk Industry and Kiosk Manufacturer Association News: Trade Shows — IAAPA is next month and here is our preview. Outdoor ticketing, wristband dispense. In January we are at NRF and are a sponsor of the NRF Foodservice Innovation Zone. We have two full passes to give away for… Read More »

China Kiosk & Vending Show Moves to Shanghai

SHANGHAI, China, July 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — As the biggest event dedicated to the Vending and OCS industry in…

Source: www.prnewswire.com

SHANGHAI, ChinaJuly 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — As the biggest event dedicated to the Vending and OCS industry in Asia, the 12th China International Self-Service, Kiosk & Vending Show will move to Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC) and will be held from 16-18 September, 2015Covering an area of 25,000 square meters, the show is expected to attract more than 500 exhibitors and 20,000 visitors from home and abroad.

Concurrent show: China International Digital Signage, Audio Visual Integration and Equipment show.

Exhibits Profile

The show offers an excellent networking platform for all participants to experience the latest innovative technologies and market development trends in   Vending and OCS industry at home and abroad. Exhibiting products include vending machines; machine accessories, components and spare parts, services; currency recognition system; self-service terminals and solutions; payment systems; mobile payment terminal equipment; self-help printing equipment; vended beverage, coffee and foods; remote data transmission, and other products and solutions. China Self-service, Kiosk & Vending Show provides an incomparable platform for exhibitors and visitors to exchange ideas, promote businesses and reinforce relationships in the vending and OCS industry.  

On-site Events

A series of educational programs will be held concurrently including 2015 Worldwide Vending Operators Conference; Award Ceremony in Vending Industry; Intelligent Innovation and Transformation in Retail, etcAttendees can learn about advanced and successful experiences from developed countries including USAJapan, European countries and the current market status in Chinafrom our event. All these educational programs can help us to tap international trade channels between Chinese and overseas markets, to jointly explore the solutions to challenges and development opportunities and to promote the steady, healthy and sustainable development of the Chinese Vending & OCS industry.

“Smart Day”, presented by five experience sections including Smart  Mall, Smart Hotel, Smart Class, Smart Restaurant & Smart Waiting Room will be decorated by the newest technologies and products provided by our exhibitors to offer audiences an interactive experience of smart life in the future. Decision makers from leading brands in Retail, Hotel, Education, Catering and Transportation industries will be invited to experience by themselves. The effective interaction will comprehensively demonstrate how digital signage can improve customer communication across a wide range of industries.

Overseas Partners

The China International Self-Service, Kiosk & Vending Show has been held successfully for 11 years and is the most influential event dedicated to Vending & OCS industry in Asia. Our show has receivedstrong support from overseas associations such as: NAMA (National Automatic Merchandising Association); EVA (European Vending Association); ANEDA (Asociación Nacional Española de Distribuidores Automáticos) and JVMA (Japan Vending Machine Manufacturers Association). China is a rapidly-developing country and a huge potential market. As a professional organizer of China Vending Show for more than ten years, we are dedicating ourselves to Chinese market and will continue learning from mature markets in developed countries. We work hard together with everyone engaged in this industry to contribute to the sustainable development of China Vending industry.

2014 Overview

2014 China International Self-Service, Kiosk, Vending Show has attracted 13197 visitors from more than 50 countries and witnessed a growth of 23.4 percent compared with the previous year. The total exhibition area reached 25,000 square meters, more than 500 well-known companies including Fuji Bingshan, Aucma, CPI(MEI), Easy Touch, Leiyun Feng, Snow, Miquan, Zhongji, Junpeng, Le Vending, Jinhe, Fulei, ITL, Fujitsu, JCM, Minhao, Kubota, Intel, Hantai and others came to our large event. Among all the visitors according to statistics, 39.81 percent attended for collecting market information; 32.23 percent were looking for a partner; 11.37 percent visited the show for future exhibiting; 13.51 percent came to purchase, and 3.08 percent  attended for on-site conference. The China Vending Show promotes a better and more functional interaction between sellers and buyers.

Exhibition Space is now on sale!

Leading companies have confirmed their participation in the 12th China Self-service, Kiosk & Vending Show including Fuji Bingshan, KUBOTA, AUCMA, Sanden, FUJITSU, Panasonic, KIMMA, LEIYUNFENG, EASY TOUCH, UBOX, LOTTE and others. Exhibition space is now on sale. Come and join us to showcase your products and solutions in front of more than 20,000 professional visitors dedicated to the Vending & OCS industry.

Special reminder: For booth reservations, please note that the only organizer and sales company is Shanghai UBM Sinoexpo International Exhibition Co., Ltd.

Contact us for more details:

Shanghai UBM Sinoexpo International Exhibition Co., Ltd. VDS Team
Tel: +86 21 3339 2569
Contact: Ms. Kim Chen
Email: [email protected] 
Website:www.chinavending.com.cn

SOURCE UBM Sinoexpo

Amazon Vending Machine Competitor Vicki

Amazon Vending Machine Apple has Siri. Amazon has Alexa. This summer Tom Murn will have Vicki, a vending machine endowed with artificial intelligence that will be popping up in college cafeterias, drugstores, hospital waiting rooms and offices around town, and could change the way New Yorkers shop. Shaped like an iPhone but as big as a refrigerator, the… Read More »

Self-Service Kiosks Benefits Utilizing in Quick Service & Fast Casual

Benefits of Utilizing  Self-Service Kiosks in Quick  Service & Fast Casual May 2018  — The following is an excerpt from a whitepaper covering Self-Service Kiosks in Quick Service and Fast Casual. For more information contact [email protected] Contents Forward Enhanced Customer Service Improved Productivity Increased Profits Conclusion Resources Forward Recent industry news pertaining to quick-service restaurants (QSRs) and fast-casual establishments has shined… 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 »

Thermal Kiosk Printer Update

Thermal Kiosk Printer Wide Format High Speed Printing From Multiple Positions When an application calls for an 8.5” printer, kiosk space may be limited. The 814M can be mounted in various ways to lessen the stress of finding space in your kiosk for a wide format printer. Various Communication Ports Whether you connect to a local host or… Read More »

Kiosk Remote Monitoring Update

Updated tutorial and resources: Kiosk Remote monitoring software comes in many configurations. Alerts, remote access, PC diags, activity, reports customized or not. Very strong systems.  Here are some considerations: 

  • Heartbeat (is it up or down?)
  • Statistics on usage
  • Custom reports
  • Configuration of behaviour
  • Reconfiguration
  • Remote access client
  • Patch management
  • Batch updates
  • Batch enrollments
  • 3G or 4G redundancy
  • Backups (now you need security)
  • Remote power cycle
  • Physical access to machine internally
  • Cash or currency involved?

Source: kioskindustry.org

Four Important Rules for Healthcare Stations and Kiosks

Healthcare Kiosks Very nice blog by TPGi and their blog – Sept 2023 Healthcare kiosks are a valuable tool for providing a great patient care experience. The advantages for using kiosks in healthcare are numerous, like shorter wait times, streamlined check-in processes, streamlined patient education, and more. Kiosks can also save time and resources, allowing healthcare providers to… Read More »

7 Tips for Selling Custom Kiosk Software

Thanks to Andrew Savala of Red Swimmer for this article on Custom Kiosk Software originally published on LinkedIn.  One key takeaway for me is getting the in-house IT people onboard and feeling ownership.  That usually gets talked about in terms of employee reactions to self-service but in the development phase usually it is IT which wants to justify… Read More »

Self Service Kiosk News Feb 2023

Kiosk Industry Self Service News Feb 2023 DENVER, Colo., Feb. 20, 2023 (NEWSWIRE) — It’s President’s Day. And the Kiosk Manufacturer Association news centers around dispensing machines/kiosks and in particular legal cannabis and naloxone. In the naloxone news: last year (and year before) there were zero dollars budgeted by state, local and federal agencies for kiosks that dispense… Read More »