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Picks are the most newsworthy of articles posts on the site.

Kiosk Industry is the news engine for the Kiosk Manufacturer Association or KMA which is a global, cause-based, not-for-profit organization focused on better self-service for customers and employees through kiosks and information technology (IT). Kiosk Industry Association leads efforts to optimize self-service engagements and engagement outcomes using information technology such as kiosks.

Kiosk News Roundup

Todays Kiosk News Relevant unattended self-service news from around the world. If interesting and noteworthy news send comments/suggestions to [email protected] May 2021 Paying With a QR Code – BNPL or Buy Now Pay Later May 6, 2021 — How To Pay With A QR Code (and pay later) Nice writeup on PaymentDive on Paypal Dive Brief: PayPal, an… Read More »

Kiosk Event SSTM – Self-Service Transaction Machine Discussions Hosted by U.S. Access Board

U.S. Access Board to Host Panel Discussions on Self-Service Transaction Machines (May 19)  The U.S. Access Board will host panel discussions on access to self-service  transaction machines (SSTMs), including point-of-sales machines and ticket kiosks, as part of its next virtual Board meeting on May 19 from 1:00 – 3:15 (ET). One panel will include representatives from advocacy organizations who will discuss usability issues and accessibility barriers. Another panel will address efforts by research and industry to improve access to SSTMs. The public is welcome to… Read More »

Web Accessibility Lawsuits – How to Prevent and How to React

ADA Accessibility Kiosk Series 2021 – Website Lawsuits Title III Craig Keefner, editor April Update — Court rules grocery store’s inaccessible website isn’t an ADA violation — The Winn-Dixie website isn’t accessible for blind users with screen readers. The two-judge majority placed a lot of weight on the fact that the ADA only applies to physical spaces. In… Read More »

Cashless Retailing – Decathlon Introduces Cashless Retailing for All

Decathlon Introduces Cashless Retailing for All Self-Service Networks helps with their innovative gift card dispensing kiosk. EMERYVILLE, Calif., June 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Decathlon, the self-proclaimed world leader in sporting goods retailing, recently opened their US flagship high-tech retail location in Emeryville, California.  With more than 1,500 stores in 49 countries, Decathlon is making a technological splash with their… Read More »

NRF Big Show Kiosks – See Kiosk Manufacturer Association at NRF Trade Show in NY

Press release originally published on Newswire KMA Kiosk Manufacturer Association Booth at NRF 1725 See Kiosk Association at booth 1725 with top-tier kiosk software and kiosk enclosure companies from around the world. Come and visit 1725! PRESS RELEASE  UPDATED: JAN 8, 2019 07:00 MST WESTMINSTER, Colo., January 8, 2019 (Newswire.com) – Come and meet the Kiosk Manufacturer Association (KMA) at NRF… Read More »

Parabit Kiosk Update

New updated page for Parabit, one of our Charter Sponsors. Notable updates — Charging Kiosks and Digital Signage Kiosks and FID Kiosk PARABIT KIOSK SYSTEMS Parabit designs, fabricates, and integrates enclosures and software that allow you to efficiently and effectively authenticate physical identities and manage facilities. Custom kiosk solutions provide comprehensive, enterprise level visitor registration, notifications, tracking, reporting,… Read More »

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 »

Wayfinding Digital Signage – Inpixon Acquires Indoor Mapping Leader Jibestream

Wayfinding Digital Signage Business News – Mapping From GlobalNewsWire July 10, 2019 PALO ALTO, Calif., July 10, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Inpixon (Nasdaq: INPX) (the “Company” or “Inpixon”), a leading indoor positioning and data analytics company, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Jibestream Inc. (“Jibestream”), a premier provider of indoor mapping and location… Read More »

Section 508 Best Practices Webinar: Putting the Revised 508 Standards into Practice for Procurement

Section 508 Best Practices Webinar:   Section 508 Webinars — The next webinar in the Section 508 Best Practices Webinar Series will take place May 29 from 1:00 to 2:30 (ET) and cover strategies for meeting the updated 508 Standards in federal procurements. Presenters from the General Services Administration (GSA) will review available tools and resources, such as an Applicability Checklist on the… 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 »

Cashless Restaurants – Sweetgreen Taking Cash

Excerpt from Restaurant Business 4/1/2019 Washington, D.C.-based salad chain Sweetgreen will also start accepting cash again at all of its 94 locations by the end of the year following backlash cashless stores have faced for excluding people without credit cards or bank accounts, the company said last week. ‘Going cashless had positive results, but it also had the… 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 »

ZIVELO Blog – Large Scale Deployment Considerations

Large Scale Deployment Considerations If you are considering implementing kiosk or digital signage options in your business, the number of details and logistics to navigate and manage can be overwhelming. Large Scale Deployment Considerations. Hiring internally to manage these processes would be time-consuming and expensive, and other manufacturers don’t offer world-class customer service and account management from discovery… Read More »

PCI Kiosk Update – POS Credit Card Readers for Kiosks

PCI Compliance Kiosks Update – 2021 We’ve fielded several questions regarding PCI Compliance for kiosks so it seems a good time for us to provide some updated info.  Thanks to Rob at UCP , Bruce with Ingenico and Pazit with Otiglobal for helping with the background detail. To discuss your options and get price quotes contact [email protected] UCP… 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 »

Cash Kiosk – Glory CASHINFINITY Retail Video

Retail Video Cash Management Benefits Reduce the time and cost of managing cash in your store with CASHINFINITY™ Automate cash payment at the point of sale to Improve the Customer Experience Reduce Staff Stress Enhance Security and Eliminate Shrinkage Accelerate Start and End of Day Reconciliation Reduce the Cost To Your Business More Information Compact Cash Recycling System… 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 »