Category Archives: Kiosk picks

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 Market Research 2023 – Self-Service Kiosks v16

Self-Service Kiosk Market Research 2023-v16 Jan2023 Need Some Numbers? There are many reports with many numbers and most of them are from research data firms trying to make a buck.  We have seen good reports, bad reports, and even done our own reports. Here is what the Kiosk Industry Group will say. Kiosk industry number — U.S market… Read More »

Digital Signage AI Primer – ChatGPT – How and Why

Digital Signage AI Primer From Digital Signage blog noted writeup on Sixteen-Nine.net — read the full post. The original post is on Intuiface website — for more info contact [email protected] Excerpt: Introduction The world of generative AI is on fire. Super-powered algorithms are writing code, crafting stories, and creating images that would challenge a Turing test. Under the covers, deeply complex… Read More »

NASA Ticketing Kiosks Video – Double Screen – In the Wild

NASA Ticketing Kiosks Video – Double Vision Screen Terminal Wow. Been a long long time since we’ve seen stacked double screens in a ticketing kiosk. Usually, it’s an overhead attractor but this is a new design iteration that makes the old overhead attractor iteration look rudimentary. Worth noting too that the top screen is independently controlled via BrightSign.… Read More »

Self-Order ROI Example BurgerFI Feature

Self-Order ROI Case Study BurgerFI Be sure and read our latest feature on ROI, Kiosks and Self-Order as demonstrated by BurgerFi. Other companies involved include GRUBBR, Samsung and Oracle. Feature article link Excerpt: Finding, sustaining and ultimately proving kiosk ROI can be tricky. Karl Goodhew, the chief technology officer at QSR BurgerFi, has come up with a very repeatable… Read More »

NRF 2023 – Self-Sevice Order Terminals

NRF 2023 – Kiosks, POS, Digital Menus, Order Terminals The Kiosk Association is again exhibiting at NRF 2023 in New York. Here are some preliminary items. Our portal page on NRF Jan. 14: Opening Party | Jan. 15-17: Conference & Expo Location: Jacob K. Javits Convention Center | New York City Kiosk Association highlights In the Booth –… Read More »

AI Artificial Intelligence Conversational Chatbot Avatars by SapientX

AI Artificial Intelligence Conversational Chatbot Avatars New member SapientX provides A.I. Software That Gives a Voice and Intelligence to Products.  AI is a very big thread throughout the media these days. Restaurants and retail in particular.   Avatars for every segment of business. SapientX We Are Building the Next Generation of A.I. Voice Assistants and Avatars Current voice systems… Read More »

Retail Kiosk and Digital Signage News Jan. 2023

NRF 2023 Kiosk Press Release From APNews and PRNewswire DENVER, Colo., Jan. 9, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kiosk Association News – Kiosks & Digital Signage in Retail: Next week is NRF in New York and we are in our usual location at entrance to lower level in #1602. We’ll have 4 demos available at our booth. Other booths… Read More »

dvLED Video Walls Museum Case Study – Jackie Robinson

dvLED Video Wall Case Study For more information on dvLED video walls email [email protected] or visit the resource sites below Established in 1973 by Rachel Robinson, the Jackie Robinson Foundation is dedicated to honoring the legacy and lifework of American professional baseball player Jackie Robinson. From providing education opportunities and scholarships to job placement and international travel opportunities, the foundation… Read More »

Why kiosks order terminals are necessity for restaurants

Order Terminals & Samsung Kiosk We’ve covered the Samsung kiosks for Grubbrr and for Clover. Great unit (though we wish accessibility & Windows OS options). This article is by Samsung and they do a good “typical” benefits overview for self order terminals. Leads off with an emphasis on labor shortages. Bingo.  But another aspect of these order terminals… Read More »

PSA – Webinar for ADA in Retail & Restaurants Feb 2

Retail and Restaurant ADA Guidelines Noted on kma.global The holidays may have passed, but shopping and dining out in the new year continue for many people, including those with disabilities. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Architectural Barriers Act (ABA) Accessibility Standards require retail spaces and restaurants to be accessible, from the accessible route at a site arrival point… Read More »

Kiosk Videos – Digital Signage Videos

Kiosk Videos We keep track of new kiosk videos as well as digital signage videos here. Often they are included in news posts but here is quick list Samsung Kiosk Nanonation Pyramid NRF Preview Automated Self-Return Kiosks Digital Menu Boards Samsung NASA Ticketing Kiosks Taco Bell NY Cantina IAAPA Connect&Go Peerless-AV Wayfinding Menu Board DSE 2022 – KMA… Read More »

Airport Digital Displays and Digital Signage – DVLEDs

MSP Airport DVLEDs and Digital Displays Review Editors Note: Huge round of thanks to the Metropolitan Airports Commission | Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport for the generous permission in the use of images below. MSP has been in the news multiple times for its technology. Future Travel Experience and Aviation Pros being the two most notable.  Worth noting that apparently the inspiration for airport management… Read More »

POS Order Touch

POS Order Touch Companies POS or Point of Sale is generally employee-facing.  It is hardware and software. It is transactional but it is also informational. Think about digital menus and digital messaging for example. POS covers the widest possible gamut of verticals: Retail Restaurants Hospitality & Hotels Ticketing Many more Providers Intel Kiosk –  computing solutions used in… Read More »

POS Order Terminals and McDonald’s Style Pedestal Kiosks

Posiflex to Unveil Slim Self-Service Kiosk and Next-Generation Models of its Flagship Point-of-Sale Order Terminal Line Posiflex is pleased to join National Retail Federation at NRF 2023: Retail’s Big Show in New York City on January 15, 2023 in booth #5502. Posiflex will showcase next-generation POS terminals from its popular RT Series: the RT2015-G2 and RT2016-G2. In addition,… Read More »

POS Terminal & Kiosks New Member POSBANK

POSBANK POS Terminals & Kiosks Welcome to our latest Silver Sponsor. POSBANK is a Point of Sale and Kiosk manufacturer that provides the best quality products and services based on more than 25 years of experience and technology. Global manufacturer POSBANK is a global leading manufacturer of POS/Kiosk hardware. With advanced engineering and years of experience, we manufacture… Read More »

EV Charging Recommendations by U.S. Access Board

From U.S. Access Board July 2021 The U.S. Access Board, an independent federal agency that issues accessibility guidelines under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Architectural Barriers Act (ABA), Rehabilitation Act of 1973 , and other laws, is providing a technical assistance document to assist in the design and construction of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations that are accessible to and usable by… Read More »

Windows 10 Kiosk Mode & JAWS Software

Kiosk Mode Software Latest release from KioWare for Windows 10 Kiosk Mode is available. KioWare for Windows Version 8.29 Editors Note: We’ve used, installed, deployed and managed 100s of KioWare deployments over the years and we recommend. Major clients such the SSA picked KioWare for a good reason. Generally many companies will attempt to use in-house resources to… Read More »

Kiosk Mode – What is Windows Kiosk Mode

Kiosk Mode Recently there was a large RFP for kiosk enclosures (at a federal cemetery).  The procuring office indicated that no computers would be required as they had existing stock of some older Dell laptops. The laptops run Windows 7 (consumer edition).  Deploying self-service computers with an unsupported (and often hacked) operating system in order to save $20… Read More »

Shake Shack Kiosks – iPad Kiosks Coming To All

Shake Shack Kiosk News In the analyst call from November 2022 Shake Shack management noted that given the results so far, they plan on expanding self-order kiosks to fully 100% of their restaurants. In 2023, the fast-casual anticipates 65–70 total openings, about 40 of which will be corporate run. Noted on QSRmagazine.  Shareholder Letter explains it all.  Worth… Read More »

Touchscreens for Retail & POS – New Sponsor Elo

Elo (aka Elotouch) We know touch – it’s our only business. In fact, we invented the touchscreen over 50 years ago and haven’t stopped since. Every 21 seconds, a new Elo Touchscreen is installed somewhere in the world. We obsess over details to exceed the highest quality standards. Description: Our product portfolio includes a broad selection of interactive… Read More »

NRF 2023 KMA – Samsung, Pyramid, KioWare, Vispero,& Olea.

NRF 2023 Also covered for this “NRx” tradeshow — include 22Miles, BurgerFi, Cosmopolitan, Wendys POS, Menu Boards, WelcomeWare and Elotouch — Here is link to NRF page Click here to search NRF site — https://nrfbigshow.nrf.com/search Show Specials Curved Displays are Popular – 22Miles — Good example of curved displays. One of Dizzie candidates is the Peerless-AV project in… Read More »

Grocery Self-Checkout & Disabled Shoppers – Food Institute

Grocery Self Checkout & Accessibility by Food Institute. Includes comments from Toshiba, Storm Interface and also Kiosk Association.  One distinction that we like to make is that self-checkout at grocery stores is closely aligned with Point of Sale terminals and in fact are truly just hybrid customer-facing POS terminals or platforms.  You can see on the Toshiba site… Read More »

Grocery Store Self-Checkouts & Accessibility

Disabled Shoppers Struggle With Inaccessible Self-Checkouts Dec 1, 2022 – New article from Wall Street Journal (WSJ) on inaccessible self-checkouts. Blind people, wheelchair users and others say the design of typical self-service machines prevents them from shopping independently. By Katie Deighton — we continue to see major media taking the “increase our viewership” tactic by less than accurate… Read More »

Clover Kiosk by Samsung & Nanonation

Clover Kiosk by Samsung+Nanonation New entry in the McDonalds kiosk field. Interesting too since not only does Nanonation provide self-order platform, they also provide robust digital signage and menuing software. From the Nanonation website Samsung’s state-of-the-art kiosk platform combined with Nanonation’s content and application management tools is a win-win for any business The Samsung Kiosk platform is a… Read More »

Samsung Kiosk for Restaurants – GRUBBRR Rolling out – Case Study Data

GRUBBRR Rolling out Samsung Kiosk GRUBBRR, an industry-leading provider of self-ordering technologies that are revolutionizing the way that commerce is transacted, announced today that it will be rolling out its Samsung Kiosk powered by GRUBBRR at BurgerFi – one of the nation’s fastest-growing premium fast-casual dining concepts – corporate headquarter locations throughout Florida. BurgerFi specializes in providing a… Read More »