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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.

Temperature Kiosk – Temperature Screening Recommended Solutions by KMA

Temperature Kiosk KMA Approved Products Summary Deploying temperature kiosks to take a temperature verification check has generated much interest recently.  Temperature verification kiosks could be one strategy for re-opening business and assuring customers and employees of safety. Or they could be what the CEO of Marriott calls “hygiene theater” There are three deployment models. One is what we… Read More »

Retail In-Store Experience – Shelf-Edge and Pricing Label Digital Signage

Enhancing the Visitors’ Experience with Omnichannel Retail Technologies Powered by enhanced features, Acquire Digital’s Shelf-Edge, Endless Aisle, and Retail Wayfinding solutions are transforming the shopping experience in brick and mortar stores.  From the AcquireDigital Blog — During the initial months of 2020, retailers dealing with essentials were left with very little time to act and put in measures… Read More »

Using A Bitcoin ATM – How To

How To Use article decrypt.co How to Use a Bitcoin ATM or BATM. Sounds pretty simple but it conjurs visions of hackers, the dark web and a bank of PCs with Nvidia processors mining for Bitcoin. If you spend any time on Yahoo Finance, you can see the deployments are up 85% this year, thanks in part to… Read More »

Contactless kiosk – temperature kiosk – Pyramid

Temperature Kiosk Pyramid Full article CNBC May 2020 — Sarah Whitten @SARAHWHIT10 IntraEdge and Pyramid have created a contactless kiosk that can check the temperature of up to 1,500 people per hour. The kiosk utilizes Pyramid’s thermal imaging technology and has an error margin of less than one-tenth of a degree Fahrenheit. No data is stored on the kiosk… Read More »

Contactless Touchless Using Your Eyes – Pyramid

Pyramid Shows Touch Control via Eye Please reach out for more information and use cases. Touchless By Eyes by Pyramid from Kiosk Manufacturer Association on Vimeo. More Pyramid News https://kioskindustry.org/pyramid-distribution-deal-with-pinntec-uk-operation/ https://kioskindustry.org/contactless-kiosk-temperature-checking-kiosks-are-coming/ https://kioskindustry.org/pyramid-computer-launches-health-screening-kiosk-in-fight-against-covid-19/

Creating Opportunities Beyond Touchless – KioWare

Touchless Touch Screen Kiosk Software News release by KioWare 10/22/2020 In 2019 a study showed just how unsanitary quick-service restaurant kiosks are and how kiosks can put customers at risk for picking up a range of harmful bacteria. Shortly after this study was released the development team at KioWare began designing KioTouch, a touchless kiosk interface. Using KioTouch, the… Read More »

Temperature Kiosk Software – Digital Signage Suite of Pandemic Products by Nanonation

Read the full article at Nanonation – Nov2020 Nanonation Releases a Pandemic Suite of Products Excerpt Nanonation announced a new range of products. The Capacity Control App and Temperature Screening Kiosk were created to aid businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Understanding this pandemic will not last forever, the solutions are comprised of components focused on future reuse. The… Read More »

Bitcoin ATM aka Bitcoin Kiosk

Kiosk Industry Launches Bitcoin ATM aka Bitcoin Kiosk As part of the new website design KI added a new Bitcoin ATM news section. This to facilitate the growing interest and business that the kiosk industry has experienced this year. Deployments are up 75%. Along with the new Bitcoin Kiosk News, KI has resequenced its news segments such as:… Read More »

Home Depot Self-Checkout Kiosks Francie Mendelsohn

Home Depot Self-Checkout Kiosks reviewed by Kiosk Industry correspondent Francie Mendelsohn Every so often, industry veteran Francie Mendelsohn tests kiosks that she previously evaluated several years ago to see if they are still useful, operational and, most-importantly—enjoying popularity among the establishment’s customers.  This time, she paid a return visit to Home Depot. Years after initially installing self-checkout kiosks,… Read More »

Temperature Kiosks Mitigate Spread of COVID-19

Reprinted from the Frank Mayer blog Nov2020  November 11, 2020 Katie Kochelek Workplace Temperature Kiosks Help Businesses Mitigate the Spread of COVID-19 Recently, New Jersey’s Governor Phil Murphy signed a COVID-19-related executive order requiring specific health and safety standards that would protect New Jersey workers at their places of employment.  Amongst many directives listed under the order, one regulation… Read More »

Self-Service Kiosk Association Launches New Website and Kiosk Market Research Report Analysis

Kiosk Market Research Report and Website Launch From EIN Newswire NEWS PROVIDED BY KMA/ Kiosk Manufacturer Association November 17, 2020, 17:31 GMT Call for participation in upcoming 2021-2022 Self-Service Kiosk Market Analysis Report WESTMINSTER, COLORADO, UNITED STATES, November 17, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — The kioskindustry.org communications site for the Kiosk Manufacturer Association (KMA) is pleased to announce the launch of our new… Read More »

Temperature Kiosk Tablet Tested and Scored

New report by IPVM issued on 9/22 testing the BEMs brand of temperature scanning tablets. Guangzhou Bems (brand Benshi) is the manufacturer behind temperature terminals relabeled by over a dozen Western companies. But how well do they really work? The testing company bought and tested Bems temperature measurement tablet, examining the following: How often did it miss elevated… Read More »

Kiosk Association Sponsors MUFSO Paul Brown, Inspire Brands Innovation Session

Kiosk Industry Press Release. See BusinessWire  October 19, 2020 01:06 PM Eastern Daylight Time WESTMINSTER, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Tomorrow, Tuesday the 20th at 3:30 pm EDT, the CEO of Inspire Brands Paul Brown speaks on innovation and lessons from Arby’s, Jimmy John’s, Sonic, and other Inspire Brands companies. The Kiosk Association is the session sponsor. Our mission is to inform… Read More »

Reverse Case Study – Outdoor Drive-thru Menuboards at McDonalds Go Isotropic

  Worth noting the noting of this isotropic screen failure at McDonalds Drive-Thru in California (Sep2020).  Further investigation points to a Samsung OH55F, which given the specifications, is surprising. Our guess is the vendor supplying these is Coates and we have sent a query to them asking about this. Other McDonalds related links McDonalds Project Ray _ Landini… Read More »

Opinion – Face Recognition and Covid Funding China

Face Recognition, Temperature Kiosks and COVID funding Article on Wired Nov2020 Intro Wired did an investigation into kiosks (well, temperature tablets…) and has determined schools are purchasing thermal cameras that include facial recognition technology. Ok. We can live with that… Technically most all of the schools have been purchasing infrared sensor-based tablets. They are not thermal cameras (e.g.… Read More »

Unattended Card Payments next generation self-service customer experiences with AMP 6500 EMV Android Smart terminal

AMP 6500 EMV Android Smart terminal We are excited to be working with AMP and adding the state of the art 6500 Android self-service device to our portfolio of products.” — Robert Chilcoat   A Weatherproof Android solution to drive clean & contactless unattended payments LAS VEGAS, NV, UNITED STATES, October 2020  — UCP Inc., a leading distributor… Read More »

Casino Kiosks Prove to be a Sure Bet

Casino Kiosks Casino operators are gambling that new kiosk functions will help them provide top-notch customer service to help them cater to existing customers and win new ones. By Richard Slawsky, Contributor Years ago, casino bosses were able to recognize their guests by sight, providing complementary rooms and other perks to high rollers to keep them playing. Today, keeping… Read More »

Self-Service Kiosk Industry Insight – Paying For Performance

Self-Service Technology Creates Jobs 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. By Richard Slawsky contributor Nearly everyone who’s been involved with the self-service technology industry for any length of time… Read More »

LED video wall Epic Sports Bar Samsung

Colossal Direct View LED Display For Bar Northern Quest Resort & Casino, located in Spokane, Washington, offers luxurious accommodations, Vegas-style gambling, a spa, and over one dozen restaurants, bars, and lounges. One of the most popular spots in the resort is EPIC Sports Bar, a comfortable sports bar featuring upscale pub fare. Open daily at 7 am, EPIC’s guests can enjoy… Read More »

Photo Kiosk Feature – Is there a future in photo?

Photo Kiosks While the drugstore photo kiosk may be a mature sector, new developments in imaging technology promise to open the door to new opportunities. By Richard Slawsky contributor It seems like it was just yesterday that nearly every grocery store and strip mall featured a drive-up Fotomat film processing shop in the parking lot. Amateur photographers would… Read More »

How a Touchless Kiosk Interface Fits Into Your Business

By: Chris Fravel, Marketing Specialist for KioWare Kiosk System Software COVID-19 has shifted the way we as a society views cleanliness and personal hygiene. There is a new importance placed upon these principles that many people are prioritizing over everything else in their day-to-day activities as evidenced by industries shifting to a mostly work-from- home -style schedule. When… Read More »

Touchless Kiosk Interview at FinTech conference

Jim Kruper of KioWare interviewed — Big-Fintech interview page — Glen connects with the founders of four fintech companies- Icon Savings Plan, Illuma Labs, Kioware and Monit- with the most exciting new ideas at last week’s Finovate conference. Links related to this episode: BIG’s blog recapping Best of Show and other highlights: https://www.big-fintech.com/Media/Blog/ArticleID/647/Finovate-Fall Icon Savings Plan: https://www.iconsavingsplan.com/ Kioware: https://www.kioware.com/ Related Links… Read More »