McDonalds Kiosks Update From Chicago and NRA Josef Schneider(Entrepreneur / Tech Geek) • Few people attain great lives, in large part because it is just so easy to settle for a good life.“ Team Pyramid Computer GmbH North America checking out McDonald’s innovation stores near Chicago prior to National Restaurant Association show. Always great to see kiosks at… Read More »
Redbox Kiosk News Redbox, the last bastion of DVD rentals through its ubiquitous storefront kiosks, is selling to Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment for about $375 million in stock and debt. From Quad City Times May 2022 From Barrons: For Redbox, this deal is a financial lifeline. In the company’s 2021 10-K filing, the company warned that… Read More »
National Restaurant Association Kiosk Trade Show We are at the huge National Restaurant Association show in Chicago, booth 6576 in the Tech Pavilion next to Epson and SpotOn. We can help with passes if needed. For more information or to arrange a demo/meeting at the show email [email protected] AT THE BOOTH #6576 We plan on exhibiting the Clover Kiosk by… Read More »
Digital Signage Solution Trade Show – InfoComm 2022 Notes Here is our summary page for InfoComm. We wish we were going but… Exhibits are June 8-10 and its the LVCC. Probably the biggest exhibitor at InfoComm 2022 is 22Miles. Hard to miss right there at the Las Vegas Convention Center and the massive LED fine pitch signage. Members… Read More »
Restaurant Kiosk and Digital Menu Board News As noted on APnews and PRnewswire DENVER, Colo., May 17, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — May 2022 Self-Service News – Association of Kiosk Manufacturers. Since 1996, for 26 years serving the self-service technology market. Here is our collected information for the upcoming National Restaurant Show in Chicago. View image for this story: //www.send2press.com/wire/images/22-0217-s2p-kma-kiosk-800×600.jpg… Read More »
LG Kiosk and LG Digital Signage Menu Boards Editors Note — Nice to see the video intro of the new LG Kiosks. Note the assistive technology for accessibility included (unlike Samsung with no option for that). The UHD 110s are spectacular and the new 4000 nit outdoor rated displays are something else. Perspective – For sure the use… Read More »
Self-Order Software Solutions Come to NRA booth 6576 in Chicago and see super-economical self-order station for restaurant Acquire Digital Restaurant Software Improve quick-service restaurant efficiencies with ordering software to place orders on the go. Easily synchronize content to menu displays for a complete digital experience. Website link Self-service and digital ordering is the way of the future for quick-service restaurants. As… Read More »
Pitney Bowes Kiosk Services Too often kiosk service or Point-Of-Sale service, installation, training and logistics are an afterthought or just another wrap-up detail. For long running projects it is crucial. For pilots it is crucial. The kiosk association is happy to introduce Pitney Bowes as one of our Gold sponsors. They will have multiple people at the upcoming… Read More »
Digital Menu Boards – How Much They Cost and What About Installation? In this article we’ll look at two of the major considerations for digital menu board. First what are the costs and second, lessons from installation case study for major restaurant chain. For installation case study we have the McDonald’s Drive Thru Menu Board case study. THE… Read More »
Automated Bar Service News IDmission brings verification, convenience, and security to TendedBar automated cocktail service Jacksonville, FL – Whether it’s an NFL Game, an Elton John, Metallica, or Bruno Mars concert, or the final round of a PGA TOUR event, the last thing fans want to do is miss the action while waiting in line to get a drink. TendedBar,… Read More »
PatientWorks’ KioskWorks and CheckinWorks software is now available on CTS leading self-service interactive devices and kiosks in the healthcare market. CARY, N.C. – Dec. 1, 2016 – PRLog — PatientWorks Corporation, a patient self-service check-in solutions company and wholly owned…
Enclosure and software company work together on new partnership to extend options for EHR and EMR in hospitals today. Excerpt: Hospitals and clinics are very interested in self-service check-in as another tool to improve operations in three key areas: (1) patient safety, (2) patient flow, and (3) patient satisfaction. Expansion initiatives champion the use of self-service technologies that provide a higher level of patient service while also eliminating bottlenecks from waiting rooms of new service areas.”
The DT5 offers a lower cost of ownership, a more flexible footprint, and improved ergonomics to drive thru customers
Very nice drive-thru order kiosk from Nextep Systems.
Excerpt: The DT5 integrates seamlessly with the rest of NEXTEP’s product suite, including POS and mobile ordering. With bold graphics and a clean interface, our POS lets restaurant employees see orders in real-time and process those orders intuitively, thereby speeding up operations. Additionally, guests can order from their mobile devices and use the DT5 to tell the restaurant that they have arrived to pick up their orders.
UK, December 6, 2016 — tekview, a United Kingdom based technology company and developer of innovative mobile/cellular remote power solutions have developed a US version of their successful UK product, Powertxt®. Powertxt is used for a wide variety of applications, including ATMs. How Does it Work? When your equipment hangs/freezes have you ever been told by the IT department to turn… Read More »
KioWare publishes a series of whitepapers and all of them are excellent whitepapers. For December we wanted to do a roundup of their 2016 Whitepapers which follow below. White Papers Below you will find white papers covering the issues and solutions involving kiosk software and security. What is Mobile Device Management? What is mobile device management, why is… Read More »
Meridian, the Customer Experience Leader in self-service solutions, announced the launch of MzeroDirectMe, an interactive building directory solution.
DirectMe enhances visitor experience through self-service wayfinding and can be tailored to meet company specifications. The user-friendly building directory was created for high-density areas including corporate offices, hospitals and government buildings. “It’s extremely customizable but also very easy to use. The interactivity and expandability allow the directory solution to be as simple or complex as needed,” said Jeff MacDonald, Director of Software Integration at Meridian.
KFC Biometrics TechCrunch reports that KFC China is going to try facial recognition technology. Couple that with demographic and historical data and you can begin to approach smart ordering. Baidu and KFC’s new smart restaurant suggests what to order based on your face Baidu is demonstrating some of its most recent tech advancements in novel ways, including a… Read More »
Good article by Elliot Maras published last week regarding jobs and the fast food kiosk. By now you’ve already heard it — the introduction of self-order restaurant kiosks is raising fears that kiosks are killing jobs. News media outlets and websites are perpetuating the story that restaurants want to replace workers with kiosks to protect their bottom lines.… Read More »
Here is a personal opinion letter/piece that I wrote for rebuttal to Andy Puzder and Rensi. I was deliberately ruthless and demonstrative for effect. I also sent to the Washington Post and may send to some more. I also published as personal letter on the Kiosk industry group site.
Please join the U.S. Access Board members and staff for a public briefing on three recent final rules
Rules to finalize include:
Updated ADA Accessibility Guidelines for Buses and Vans (published December 14)
Accessibility Standards for Medical Diagnostic Equipment (to be published January 9)
Information and Communication Technology Standards and Guidelines (to be published soon)
Augmented reality technology blends virtual reality with real-world images to create immersive user experiences. Developers need to get ready — really.
Gartner believes by 2020, 100 million consumers will leverage augmented reality technology for online retail, an experience characterized as “immersive shopping.” It’s coming quickly; Gartner predicts 20% of global retail brands will adopt some form of augmented reality during 2017.
Consumers now have tons of choices when it comes to where and how to shop. Here are 5 tips to ensure they choose you over your competitors.
- Bring website in-store
- Redefine checkout experience
- provide “retailtainment”
- promote community
- create immersive experiences
Here’s a paradox you don’t hear much about: despite a century of creating machines to do our work for us, the proportion of adults in the US with a job has consistently gone up for the past 125 years. Why hasn’t human labor become redundant and our skills obsolete?
In this talk about the future of work, economist David Autor addresses the question of why there are still so many jobs and comes up with a surprising, hopeful answer.
Forget foreign scapegoats. Tech innovation is what’s killing jobs. And the revolt after Trump will resemble the real Luddite movement. The tech industry played an influential role in the outcome of the US Presidential election. Not just in providing the medium for fake news and propaganda. The root cause is job destruction by automation , which drove a base… Read More »
KIOSK Information Systems to Demo New Bill Payment Software at the 2017 NRF Big Show, Booth #3805
Tom Weaver, states, “Without question, bill payment is KIOSK’s most consistent and dominant market application. Many of our clients are in their second or third generation of self-service having already proven the enormous impact of automating literally millions of transactions each year. The ROI on in-store bill payment has moved it from a ‘nice to have’ in-store feature to a ‘must-have’ element to maximize store profits.”
Posiflex debuts three new retail POS products at the National Retail Federation Big Show 2017 – self service kiosks, patented and award winning tablet
A US patent has been issued on MT series accessories for engineering innovation for transforming a tablet into a pistol grip bar code reader, then an all-in-one POS. The MT series is ideal for line-busting, inventory management, mobile payment and customer engagement.
Walmart has agreed to settle a disability-rights suit by installing equipment in its stores in California that will enable people in wheelchairs to read the screens at checkout display terminals and make credit card purchases on their own. The proposed settlement in federal court in San Francisco is intended to make the point-of-sale machines at Walmart’s more than 200 stores in the state accessible to the more than 300,000 Californians who use wheelchairs or motorized scooters.
Big deal for NCR who now needs to fix their design?
Sears is rolling out a new Web and mobile application that uses artificial intelligence to help customers pick and purchase tires for their car.
Smart assistance for consumers is totally where things are going and AI is the way.
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 »
Global Kiosk Market 2017 : Slabb Kiosks, Olea Kiosks, DustShield (Phoenix Kiosk), NCR Corporation, Diebold, Meridian Kiosks, Fujitsu Tuesday, January 24th, 2017 – Industry Marketing Management A market study based on the Kiosk market across the globe, recently added to the repository of Market Research, is titled ‘Global Kiosk Market 2017’. The research report analyzes the historical as… Read More »
Clear, a biometrics security company, plans to add lanes at Los Angeles International Airport.
The kiosks, which resemble ATMs, will be expanded by the end of March to three more airports: Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport and LAX. Editor note: Kiosks are designed and made by Olea Kiosks.
Video conference kiosk software KioWare has added a new video conference kiosk product called KioCall that works with KioWare for Windows to add video conferencing to a kiosk. Video conferencing (via externally run applications) has been available in the past but never has it been so simple to implement and cost effective to run. KioWare has also released a… Read More »
Expands PayPal’s Reach Into the U.S. Bill Payment Channel with More Than 10,000 Supported Billers, 65,000 Over-the-Counter Locations and 900 Operated Kiosks
Hamed Shahbazi, Chairman and CEO of TIO, remarked, “We founded TIO to make speed and access part of the bill payment experience for the underserved, and we believe that we have created affordable products to serve the needs of all customers. Our mission fits perfectly with PayPal’s vision to democratize money. As part of the PayPal team, we believe we will accelerate our growth through expanded distribution and continue increasing access to more billers and services.”
Note: Olea announces new healthcare products at HIMSS 2017 and includes new models for patient check-in. New tablet offering will be there with telehealth telemedicine demo. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New Healthcare Kiosk, Telemedicine Telehealth and Tablet Products at HIMSS Olea Kiosks has announced it will launch an all-new line of healthcare kiosks for patient check-in at HIMSS 2017… Read More »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SlabbKiosks Exhibits at HIMSS for the second time Look for SlabbKiosks at Booth #4794 on the HIMSS17 exhibit floor in Orlando, Fla. Las Vegas, February 20, 2017 – SlabbKiosks brings its self-service kiosk solutions to the exhibit floor for the 2017 HIMSS Conference & Exhibition at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. More… Read More »
The Republic | azcentral.com Published 12:10 p.m. MT Feb. 23, 2017 | Updated 12:24 p.m. MT Feb. 23, 2017 “There’s been a noticeable increase in kiosk usage since we implemented the cash option,” said MVD Director Eric Jorgensen in a statement. “Compared to a year ago at this time, the kiosk usage has increased more than 50 percent.… Read More »