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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.

Disney Fast Pass Kiosks – Epcot Test Track Installed

FastPass Disney Kiosks From Orlando Theme Park Zone and also WDWNT.com Disney Park News All-new FastPass+ kiosks have been revealed outside of Epcot’s Test Track (TT) yesterday morning after construction walls were taken down. When you walk up to the attraction are now met by six kiosks underneath covers between the attraction’s queue entrance and the TT Simporium. According to WDWNT’s Chris… Read More »

In the Wild – Simon Outlet Mall Digital Signage Wayfinding Outdoor Kiosk

Outdoor Kiosk & Shopping Center Kiosks Simon Mall Digital Wayfinder and Digital Signage Review Craig is a  senior staff writer for Kiosk Industry Group Association. He has 25 years of experience in the industry. He contributed this article. Well we went back to the outdoor shopping center yesterday and while we were there we checked up on the… Read More »

McDrive McDonald’s Drive Thru High Brights in Germany

Original article (in German) Mar2021 McDrive – McDonald’s Using LG High Brightness The almost 1,000 McDonalds restaurants with McDrive in Germany will be equipped with LG High Brightness Displays by the end of the year. Almost all drive-thru locations receive the new wind- and weatherproof, sunlight-compatible digital signage displays. March 17, 2021 by Florian Rotberg In total, more than 4,000 LG… Read More »

Digital Signage Airport – in the Wild – Nice shot of Dallas DFW airport kiosk for Decaux

Airport Digital Signage Deployed Decaux in Dallas DFW Airport Nice shot of unit in DFW for Decaux Credit: this is a airport digital signage wayfinding kiosk designed and built by Olea Kiosks. Deployed many of them across DFW in 2016 and 2017. Related Links Olea Kiosks®, Inc. Expands Leadership Team to Include Sales and Strategic Focus Olea Kiosks… Read More »

Vaccine Passport Kiosks – Vaccination Status Check – Where and How Are They Being Used

Vaccine Passport Kiosks August 2021 — More and more businesses are requiring vaccination for employees. Along with that are restaurants (New York e.g.) where patrons need to be checked.  Meanwhile, FDA approval is imminent and could become a watershed event Immigration and travel passport kiosks now have to consider vaccination status What is the evolving landscape for “Vaccine… Read More »

Ghost Kitchen Kiosks in Walmart – Cloud Kitchens

Walmart Ghost Kitchen Kiosks Now Offer Restaurant Kiosks Updates to the story: 8/19/2021 –  Hospitality Ghost Kitchen Expansion — Butler Hospitality recently added the Canopy by Hilton Washington DC Embassy Row to its list of 100+ hotel clients. Ghost kitchen for hotels specializing in virtual room service and catering for hotels. Post on NRN March 2021 — Locations… Read More »

G2E Casino Kiosk Tradeshow – Gaming Kiosks & Player Loyalty Kiosks

Casino Kiosk News G2E  The American Gaming Association (AGA), with partner Reed Exhibitions, formally announced plans to move forward with Global Gaming Expo (G2E) 2021 as an in-person event with additional virtual components October 4–7, 2021 (Education: October 4-7 | Expo Hall: October 5-7) at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas.Jun 1, 2021 G2E has always been on the top… Read More »

Press Release Kiosk Manufacturer Association August Updates: Vaccine Kiosks, Tradeshows and ADA News

Kiosk Manufacturer Association News August 2021 DENVER, Colo., Aug. 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — August news for the Kiosk Association. KMA Kiosk Association is pleased to announce new Co-Chairmen of ADA Committee along with trade show info and vaccine passport kiosk information. Trade Shows are back KMA is now an official media partner for InfoComm (AVIXA) and the biggest digital… Read More »

Intel Solutions Marketplace Kiosk Solutions

Intel Solutions Marketplace Kiosk Solutions If you are looking for a qualified kiosk solution then you should browse the Intel Solutions Marketplace for Intel-qualified kiosk solutions. Member entries include: Bill Pay Kiosk Outdoor Drive Thru Kiosk Access Control Kiosk Temperature COVID Catalog (22 solutions + software) Polytouch Flex Android Device Management (Esper) Interactive Wayfinding Bring Android to x86… Read More »

Kiosk Manufacturer Association (KMA) Announces ADA Committee Co-Chairmen

ADA Kiosk News From Businesswire August 2021 August 18, 2021 03:39 PM Eastern Daylight Time DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–KMA is pleased to confirm that Peter Jarvis has accepted a request to continue as Co-Chair of the Accessibility Committee. Working closely with Peter as Co-Chair will be Nicky Shaw of Storm Interface. “Thank you to Randy Amundson of FMA who previously served as… Read More »

Restaurant Growth Strategies – Scott Deviney, CEO, Chicken Salad Chick

Restaurant Growth Strategies August 2021 NRN Link — Join Chicken Salad Chick CEO Scott Deviney for an interactive Q&A session on how restaurant growth strategies are evolving and what factors make for a successful store opening in 2021 and beyond. Coming off years of steady expansion, Chicken Salad Chick is looking to maintain its growth trajectory as it… Read More »

Panasonic Digital Signage Solution Available

Covered first by Digital Signage blog Digital Signage Solution Panasonic Noted on Sixteen:Nine and here is the actual Panasonic weblink Panasonic digital signage solutions From Sixteen:Nine Panasonic has not been an overly visible player in the North American digital signage ecosystem for many years, but the Japanese visual systems and electronics manufacturer is taking a focused run at the business with… Read More »

Wrap – Four Lane Drive-Thru Taco Bell Defy (with kiosk)

First covered by Menu-Board.net Four Lane Drive Thru Concept Four Drive Thru Lanes In Brief: Key Terms – Contactless, Frictionless, Wait Time Food made upstairs and delivered via tubes (think your drive thru bank) Proprietary vertical lift, invented by New Hope-based PD Instore, delivers the food There are four drive-thru lanes, three dedicated to mobile or delivery orders.… Read More »

EU Digital COVID certificate Kiosks – EUDCC Passport Kiosk

EUDCC Kiosk News From EuroNews July 2021 In Brief EUDCC went into force July 2021 21 of 27 connected to network Grace period ends August 12 Kiosk implementations available now For more info contact [email protected] Article The EU’s Digital COVID certificate officially comes into force from today, 1 July. By Wednesday evening, 21 EU nations, out of the… Read More »

Panasonic Lockers – Panasonic Smart Lockers Resources

Panasonic Lockers ClearConnect Restaurant Solutions Looking to give your guests a seamless experience complete with a short wait time, exceptional service, and the latest technology? ClearConnect™ is a holistic and scalable solution designed for quick service restaurants enhancing every step of the customer journey that can be customized to fit your operational needs, from small to medium-sized operations… Read More »

Voice Kiosks – LG Uplus Employs Kardome’s Voice Technology in Store Kiosks

Voice Kiosk technology for private, secure voice recognition interaction in kiosks and digital signage Tel Aviv, Israel: Kardome today announced it has contracted with LG Uplus to install its Voice Activation Software in the mobile service provider’s store kiosks. Kardome is excited to partner with LG Uplus to provide its customers with secure voice interaction in its kiosk… Read More »

Voice Assistant Kiosks and Digital Signage in Korea

Voice Kiosk News From Sixteen:Nine and Dave Haynes —  Hat Tip Craig Keefner at kioskindustry.org for flagging this … LG’s mobile retail wing is starting to use voice recognition technology from an Israeli startup to act as digital assistant at its mobile phone service provider stores in South Korea. Kardome announced it will install its voice activation technology in 2,000 LG Uplus… Read More »

Transit Contactless Payment – 4 Reasons Transit Operators Need Contactless Payments

Contactless Payment Kiosk News From Ingenico blog written by Bruce Rasmussen | Aug 04, 2021 Back in 2019, the MTA rolled out OMNY – an innovative contactless fare payment system that allowed riders to simply “tap n go.” A rider (whether a daily traveler or a tourist) could simply use their contactless card, mobile wallet or wearable to tap directly on… Read More »

Perspectives on Unattended Self-Service

Here is a chronology of Perspectives on Self-Service. These represent the personal view of our editor-in-chief and only opinion and examination of potential situations and outcomes. July — Kiosk manufacturer news – Samsung announced that they are selling a kiosk now.  We knew they sold menu boards and digital menus, and digital signage for that matter.  We have two writeups. One… Read More »

Digital Kiosk – TCO and Digital Transformation Enabled Kiosk Design

How to Leverage Technology and Control Total Cost of Ownership with Kiosk Design Edited from Olea Kiosk blog July 2021  Best Practices  July 16, 2021 Introduction As we continue to see technology adoption grow across the general population, there are opportunities for companies looking to expand their digital transformation using self-service kiosk solutions. Not only are businesses looking for… Read More »

News for Elotouch – EOL Notice for Elo Touchscreen & New Website

Elo Kiosk News Editor note: Elotouch is one of the must watch touchscreen vendors in the self-service kiosk space and they have a bit of news going on. The 17xx and 19xx openframe monitors have gone end of life and included here are the official notices from Elotouch. They have the new 90 series which is replacing them.… Read More »

ADA Kiosk Seminar on Three A’s – Access, Assist and Accommodate-

The next webinar in the Section 508 Best Practices Webinar Series will take placeSeptember 27 from 1:00 to 2:30 (ET) and will cover accessibility to electronic and information technology, assistive technologies, and reasonable accommodations.

Source: www.ada-kiosk.com

The Section 508 Best Practices Webinar Series provides helpful information and best practices for federal agencies in meeting their obligations under Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act which ensures access to electronic and information technology in the federal sector. This webinar series is made available by the Accessibility Community of Practice of the CIO Council in partnership with the U.S. Access Board.

NoTouch Touchscreen Mobile “Proxy Kiosk” Demo by KIOSK

Touchscreen Display in NoTouch Touchless Mode From LinkedIn we see entry from Tucker Lightsey on the release of KIOSKs’ new NoTouch Touchless mobile proxy Tucker Lightsey Director of Product Management at KIOSK Information Systems I want to share something cool we have been working on – Touchless Kiosk! Control your Kiosk from your smartphone. – Does not require… Read More »

Self Service News July 2021

SS Monthly – July 30, 2021 News this month has been more informal in nature Supply chain on several fronts is causing delays.  Major touchscreen provider(s) are suffering a bit.  We checked with multiple sources on availability and still lots of options though prices are a bit higher: AUO, Mimo, Insight, General Touch, TDS, Wells Gardner, Goldfinger, Suzohapp and… Read More »

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

Lockdown Windows 10 Kiosk Mode 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 much more robust, time-saving… Read More »

New Self-Service Vending Kiosk For the Gatwick Rail Station

Gatwick Vending Kiosk From Evoke Creative — New self-service kiosks installed at Gatwick Airport rail station to improve the customer experience at this busy station. London, 28 June 2021 – Worldline [Euronext: WLN], the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry Worldline and Evoke Creative have combined their expertise in rail ticketing solutions and kiosk design… Read More »

Assistive Technology For Kiosks and more

Assistive Technology for Self-Service Unattended Several of our sponsors and members are instrumental in ADA, Accessibility and Assistive Technology. Highlights Assistive Technology for Kiosks and More KioWare – built-in JAWS support for ready-made browser functionality. Also noTouch KioTouch Vispero – The world’s leading assistive technology provider for the visually impaired. Did you know Blindness and Low Vision impact… Read More »

C-Store Kiosks – Self-Ordering Kiosks Deployed at CEFCO

From CSNews July 2021 — Also CEFCO Full Release — In partnership with software company, Reji, LLC, and Olea Kiosks, CEFCO has launched fresh-food, self-ordering kiosks, featured in two CEFCO Kitchen stores enhancing customer service through made-to-order food offerings. Editors Note:  Fresh food at C-Stores is one of the new differentiators. Custom ordering from the kitchen (or the… Read More »

PCI Compliance Kiosks – CAT or Cardholder Activated Terminals FAQ

Cardholder Activated Terminals FAQ There are two primary classifications of Point of Sale Terminal Types: Attended and Unattended Payment Terminals are classified into two major types, depending on the situation: Attended Terminals A POS Transaction occurring at an attended POS Terminal is a face-to-face Transaction, since a Sales Person or Representative is present at the time of the… Read More »

Retail Kiosk Marketing Psychology – Frank Mayer and Associates, Inc.

The Psychology Behind Retail Kiosk Marketing Editors note – originally published on the Frank Mayer and Associates, Inc. blog.  Link to article  Katie Kochelek February 8, 2019 If you’re anything like me, you’ve visited that magical, wholesale warehouse Costco with good intentions to pick up the necessities – paper towels, cheese, yogurt, the like. Fast forward an hour and… Read More »

Podcast – Self-Service Tech Trends in Retail, Banking, and Hospitality Kiosks

Self-Service Tech Trends in Retail, Banking, and Hospitality Kiosks Self-service kiosks are changing the way consumers interact with retailers, banks, and the hospitality industry. Consumers no longer have to wait in line to get a rich, engaging, and personalized experience. With new technological innovations, businesses now also have an opportunity to learn more about what their consumers want… Read More »