Integrated Systems Europe 2015 The gates of the Amsterdam’s RAI Exhibition Center will open on February 10th-12th. The event was launched in 2004 to fulfill the need for a pan-European forum for the emerging markets of professional AV and electronic systems integration. The show grew quickly to become the undisputed annual marketplace for these industries – a focus… Read More »
The number of self-order kiosks on display at the National Restaurant Show nearly tripled over last year’s exhibits as hardware and software manufacturers rushed to meet the demand from restaurants.
Good review of self-order kiosks at NRA 2018.
What a difference a year makes! Last year’s National Restaurant Show featured 12 self-serve kiosks. This year, the number on display at Chicago’s McCormick Place nearly tripled as kiosk manufacturers scrambled to meet the restaurant industry’s demand to improve customer service with new technology.
As McDonald’s continues its nationwide rollout of self-order kiosks, thousands of QSRs and fast casual restaurants don’t want to get left behind and are shopping the market.
Kiosk hardware and software manufacturers continue to fine tune their self-order kiosks, while POS system manufacturers introduce kiosk modules that integrate with mobile ordering, kitchen display systems and back-office management software.
Many of the offerings on display support customer conveniences beyond self-order and pay, such as order pickup, nutrition information, digital messaging and customer loyalty programs.
Following are highlights from the trade show floor listed in alphabetical order:
January is the NRF 2016 trade show in New York. This year looks to be busier than ever for self-service and signage. I did a count of exhibitors and it over three pages long. Retail lockers and automation are going to be high on the list of attention again this year. I’ll be there (big thanks to Pitney Bowes and… Read More »
Coming up next week.
Kiosk Summit 2017 Business Design Centre, London 28 th September 2017 Kiosk Summit London is Europe’s only dedicated event for organisations and individuals, who utilize self-service technology to interact with their clients, streamline their customer journey and gain increased efficiency by using cutting edge interactivity. Kiosk Summit brings all of the industries thought leaders together in one place and… Read More »