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Member of The Kiosk Industry Group which acts as the professional news and marketing website for the kiosk and self-service industry. We are funded by those companies for the benefit of developers, resources and client companies interested in self-service, kiosks, thin or internet terminals and POS systems.

ADA Kiosk 2021 Update — Kiosk Lawsuits — Reasons To Be Accessible

ADA Kiosk Update — ADA Legal Consequences Original story — Article from TPGi (aka Vispero) on historical legal implications of non-compliance with accessibility. Predominantly it is a lack of accessibility for the blind which triggers the legal action and the plaintiffs checklist seems to be April 2021 Update — Website Accessibility — Court rules grocery store’s inaccessible website… Read More »

Cannabis Kiosk – Press Release – Marijuana Legalization, Vending and Automated Self-service Payment

Eastlake, Colo., January 9, 2017 – Just two years into the state’s experiment in marijuana legalization for recreational use, Colorado businesses are on track see more than $1.3 billion in revenue from the sale of weed and related products. That’s a whopping 30 percent higher than the $1 billion those businesses took in last year. One of the… Read More »

Peerless-AV Joins the Baseball Trade Show During the MiLB Winter Meeting 2019

Digital Screen, Outdoor TV & Smart City Kiosk The latest news from Peerless-AV. The Official Digital Display Partner of the MiLB will be exhibiting at the upcoming Baseball Trade Show during the MiLB Baseball Winter Meetings (Dec 8-12). The company will be showcasing technology ideal for stadiums and arenas, including its UltraView UHD Outdoor TVs and Smart City Kiosks. Below and attached… Read More »

FMagazine Fall 2019 – Accessible Kiosks, Merchandising and Design

 Accessible Kiosks – Fall 2019 FMagazine The best of in-store merchandising, interactive kiosks and store fixtures for brands and retailers nationwide. The FMagazine Fall 2019 issue includes articles on: How self-service kiosks will shape the future of grocery Making kiosks accessible for everyone Merchandising displays – getting the best design without blowing the budget The FMagazine this issue includes… Read More »

Kiosk Interactivity Redefined – Kiosk Voice Recognition and Voice Command

Voice response promises to add a new interactivity for self-service devices how do kiosks help people with speech needs? When we think of interactive kiosks, what typically comes to mind is the touch-enabled displays that are a nearly ubiquitous component of today’s self-service devices. Trained in part by the tap, pinch and swipe actions that are the main… Read More »

Payment Kiosk – KIOSK Recognized by CSG for Digital Transformation Award

Payment Kiosks and CSG Payment Kiosk CSGNews posting by CSG Apr2021 — DENVER | April 20, 2021 06:00 AM Mountain Daylight Time CSG® (NASDAQ: CSGS) today recognized KIOSK Information Systems (KIOSK) with its 2020 Outstanding Partner Performance of the Year Award. KIOSK is being recognized for its agility and ability to shift its operations to successfully support CSG to drive… Read More »

Smart Lockers – Frank Mayer and Associates, Inc. & GRUBBRR

Frank Mayer and Associates, Inc. teams with GRUBBRR to provide smart locker solutions for the future of product pickup and storage GRAFTON, WI – Frank Mayer and Associates, Inc. has partnered with GRUBBRR, a leading commerce automation company, to launch a smart locker system designed to provide pickup and storage solutions across multiple industries. Smart lockers offer customers… Read More »

How To – Microsoft Internet Kiosk Mode Windows 10 Troubleshooting Common Problems

Microsoft Blog Link on Kiosk Mode and Windows 10 Editors Note:  As much as we appreciate Microsoft supporting some sort of kiosk mode we can’t help but wish they could recommend “assistive” products like KioWare and Sitekiosk which eliminate the “learned my lesson” or didn’t.  Companies who have spent years analyzing and dealing with the situation have a… Read More »

Smart Locker System — GRUBBRR & Frank Mayer Collaborative Smart Pickup Smart Curbside

Grubbrr press release on MarketWatch Apr2021 Automated Smart Locker System by GRUBBRR and Frank Mayer and Associates, Inc. BOCA RATON, Fla., April 6, 2021 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — BOCA RATON, Fla., April 6, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — GRUBBRR, a leading commerce automation company, and Frank Mayer, North America’s premier kiosk provider, have forged a trailblazing partnership to provide restaurants… Read More »

Kiosk Tradeshow – NRF 2016 Preview – The Big Show Retail

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 »

Kiosk Remote Management with Sitekiosk Provisio

Kiosk Remote Management SiteRemote by SiteKiosk is the most mature and operationally tested kiosk remote monitoring system on the market. We set up our own SiteRemote server is 2006?  Clients which utilize or utilized SiteRemote included name-brand marquee kiosk project deployments such as IKEA (which included device monitoring) and Verizon Bill Pay.  The options for using the SiteRemote… Read More »

Patient Check In Kiosk – Advantage Series

Patient Registration Kiosk – Advantage Series -Frank Mayer A focus on health and safety Healthcare Kiosk Patient Check-In Frank Mayer Patient kiosks allow staff to focus on what matters – streamlining the check-in process and keeping employees healthy. Healthcare kiosks offer a high quality of care to patients and guests who walk through your door while also allowing… Read More »

Dave & Buster Kiosk – Ticketless kiosk for Gaming Kiosk

Ticketing Kiosk & Gaming Kiosk Frank Mayer and Associates, Inc. has a new interactive kiosk program within the family entertainment gaming industry. Dave & Buster’s is building on their ability to offer “ticket-less” rewards points directly to the gamer’s card by re-designing their loyalty kiosks. Frank Mayer and Associates, Inc. designed and produced both the Loyalty Reward Kiosk… Read More »

Clean Kiosks – Self-Service Kiosk Cleanliness – Before and After Deployment Considerations

Editors Note: This article was originally published on https://olea.com. We also recommend reviewing our section on AntiBacterial Kiosk Cleaners. Clean Kiosks – Considerations Before and After Deployment September 25, 2018 Kiosk cleanliness is a significant factor in ensuring peak performance and maximum uptime. All too often, deployers look at interactive kiosks as a sort of “set it and… Read More »

Restaurant News – Global Payments Acquires SICOM

Global Payments to Acquire SICOM Systems, a Leading Provider of Enterprise Technology Solutions to Restaurants September 27, 2018 04:05 PM Eastern Daylight Time ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN), a leading worldwide provider of payment technology and software solutions, announced today an agreement to acquire SICOM Systems, Inc. from LLR Partners. SICOM provides enterprise, cloud-based software as a… Read More »

Restaurant Research Report – State of the Industry 2021 by National Restaurant Association

Restaurant Research Report The National Restaurant Association each year prepares a comprehensive overview of the restaurant industry and provides a look ahead. The Association’s research is considered the most authoritative source for restaurant industry sales projections and trends. It is based on analysis of the latest economic data and extensive surveys of restaurant operators and consumers. See p.… Read More »

Digital Menu Boards — Panasonic ClearConnect™ Restaurant Solutions

Digital Menu Boards for Drive-Thru Restaurants Editors note: Drive-thru is becoming the new norm given the effect of the pandemic. McDonald’s already gets 75% of their sales from Drive Thru.  Historically restaurants have drawn from a diverse set of providers for all the various components that comprise a drive-thru solution. Get the screens from A, the software from… Read More »

Press Release — Restaurant Kiosks, NRA Show To Go, Ghost Kitchens, Taco Bell, PCI Card Reader

Press release today from PRNewswire Kiosk Association Apr2021 DENVER, April 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — National Restaurant Association has launched Show To Go and the Kiosk Association is a participant. The online show runs through August 2021. We have eight showcases online: QSR Self-Order, Touchless Controls, Outdoor Menu Boards, ClearConnect full suite solution, Restaurant Kiosks, gigantic digital signage (LVCC), large digital signs and touchscreens. April 21 is a… Read More »

JAWS Kiosk

JAWS Kiosk Vispero®, the world’s leading assistive technology provider for the visually impaired, is excited to announce an addition to the Vispero family: JAWS Kiosk. A collaboration between The Paciello Group (TPG) and the Freedom Scientific brand (owned by Vispero), JAWS Kiosk is focused on delivering accessible kiosk solutions whether it’s through the incorporation of Freedom Scientific’s industry-leading… Read More »

JAWS Accessibility Kiosk – Mitigate Your Website Liability

From the THEPACIELLOGROUP website and Matt Ater  — March 2020 Editors Note:  It is a fact that more than ever before companies are relying on the website to service customers.  But are all customers being served?  Liability for accessibility is the #1 concern for corporate websites. Let Vispero help guide you. JAWS Accessibility: Selecting the Correct Input Device… Read More »

Speech Command Hardware for Self-Service by Storm Interface Announced

Storm-Interface News Link – Self Service Terminals with voice recording, voice recognition or speech command features are now deployed in public locations. However, this has raised concerns about privacy and led to calls for the government to review privacy regulations. The presence of any active (recording) microphone must be immediately obvious to anyone within recording range. It may… Read More »

JAWS Kiosk® awarded Judge’s Choice Award Improving Travel Experience

JAWS Kiosk Screen Reader Software Recognized by Travel Industry From TPGi Blog Apr2021 — JAWS Kiosk awarded Judge’s Choice Award (first place) at this year’s TravelAbility Summit Launchpad event held on April 1, 2021. The JAWS Kiosk screen reader solution earned high praise for criteria such as articulation of a problem and solution, enhancing the travel experience for… Read More »

New Member – SuzoHapp Global – Gaming, Amusement, and Sports Betting

Welcome to new member SUZOHAPP. SUZOHAPP is a world leader in the manufacturing and distribution of gaming, amusement, and sports betting products. Serving operators and OEMs for over 60 years, SUZOHAPP carries a vast portfolio of components available for immediate distribution and for developing custom-built solutions. Products and Services PayComplete — PayComplete is the market leader in unified… Read More »

2019 U.S. QSR Kiosk Research Market – Mercator

Kiosk Research – Self-Service QSR Kiosks Gaining Popularity Editors Note: Short and concise report on QSR Kiosk market. Nothing on drive-thru kiosks. Quite a few players not included (maybe next time). Example would be reference to McDonalds Times Square Flagship project (see CNBC writeup we published back in May 2019). That is Pyramid Computer out of Germany making… Read More »

In The Wild – COVID19 Use Of Kiosks For Outside Ordering

Outside Order Terminals Editor Note: Nice note on LinkedIn on using countertop kiosks for outside ordering during COVID-19 shelter time.  The example below is from Habit Burger who is using countertop kiosks from Olea Kiosks. Mike Repetti at The Habit Burger Grill is a genius! Because he chose to deploy our Austin model kiosks he was able to… Read More »

Self-Order Kiosk in Stuttgart Video

Self-Order in Stuttgart Video Editors Note: shared post on LinkedIn by Graeme Derby of nice video showing self-order restaurant ordering in Stuttgart, Germany. Graeme Derby • Self service kiosks for retail & hospitality | Managing Director UK | Mentor at Entrepreneurial Spark This is how to make self-service work in retail. #selfservice #kiosk #pyramidcomputer Emmas Enkel in Stuttgart is… Read More »

Contactless Payment Using Facial Recognition Self-Order Kiosks Case Study – Daddy’s Chicken Shack QSR Restaurant

Introduction Daddy’s Chicken Shack, founded by Pace Webb and Chris Georgalas in 2017, is a fried chicken QSR restaurant located in Old Pasadena, California that features American southern flavor with a hint of Asian cuisine. Daddy’s prides themselves on hormone-free, antibiotic-free and free range chicken. Daddy’s also has a booth every sunday at the Smorgasburg open-air food market.… Read More »