Order kiosks for the new Vapiano restaurant in London, using Pyramid Localisation System. Very chic!
Editors Note: This is a historical “catch up” article from 2013. Kiosk Hall of Fame Kiosk Industry Group is pleased to announce the 2013 inductees into the Kiosk Industry Hall of Fame. These individuals exemplify the pioneering and innovative nature of the self-service kiosk industry. The Kiosk Industry Group is pleased to announce the 2013 inductees to the… Read More »
This is Craig Keefner and I think it is fair to say I’ve had (and are currently on) a fairly interesting career path. But looking back at it critically, the one big takeaway for me has been the people I have gotten to work for (good and bad), what “stuff” I got to learn, and what I got… Read More »
News from our member Evolis which provides kiosk card printers. Brochures: KM500B-KM2000B KB-KSM1-160-ENG-US Rev A3 Kiosk range KB-KSK1-158-ENG-US Rev A1 web KC200-KC200B KB-KSC1-159-ENG-US Rev A3 PR_Evolis_New_Kiosk_Range_EN Evolis, much more than card printers Newsletter
LAS VEGAS, Nev., August 1, 2017 —Digital Signage Resolutions (DSR) announces Designate®, its turnkey digital signage solution for easy, affordable and reliable digital signage. DSR has partnered with Shuttle Computer Group for hardware and Xibo for software to create Designate, which is available in three service options: Designate Full Service, Designate Self Service and Designate On Demand, available in both… Read More »
With the recent news of the Walmart Innovation Lab 415-C soliciting new tech ideas, I thought it would be useful to look back at one of the original Star Labs. From March 22, 2002 Technology Spotlight — NCR Room 504 In these days of busted budgets and deferred deployments, it was a real treat while at the ATMIA… Read More »
Article excerpt from Business News Daily on 3D printers includes quote from Frank Olea of Olea Kiosks Industrial grade 3D printers are still expensive, and many small business owners are unsure of what the technology can do for them. Most viral videos and articles that depict 3D printing showcase extreme cases that are years away from being realistically… Read More »
PORTLAND — City Hall visitors can now find offices and meeting rooms on a new digital, touch-screen directory installed June 22. By touching the office or department tab, a map showing the location…
Directory kiosk by Olea Kiosks.. Its their Milan line.
A look at marijuana kiosk news and cannabis Link From Bloomberg Bitcoin match made in heaven — Once a customer decides on which marijuana product to buy, an employee asks if he or she would like to use cash or digital currency, Lai said. If the buyer prefers the latter, the Trove employee explains that the customer can use… Read More »
As marijuana legalization continues to spread, the marijuana kiosk is helping to simplify and secure the sales process. By Richard Slawsky contributor Just two years into the state’s experiment in the legalization of marijuana 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… Read More »
New whitepaper by Frank Mayer and Associates, Inc. Overview Forward In the last few years, the Quick Serve Restaurant (QSR) industry has begun to explore how the addition of self-serve kiosks within the restaurant can impact the ordering experience, shape the types of employees needed, and transform the customer experience. Chains began experimenting with the technology in 2014,… Read More »
McDonalds Kiosk Raises Earnings Expectations by Analysts Cowen says McDonald’s will upgrade 2,500 restaurants to its “Experience of the Future” technology by year-end, which includes digital ordering kiosks. The firm raises its rating on McDonald’s to outperform from market perform and price target for the shares to $180 from $142. Same store sales estimate for 2018 raised to… Read More »
Question of the day – ADA Kiosk Compliance Are kiosks installed prior to 2010 ADA regulations subject to 2010 regulations? Ok, I’ll take a shot at this. My name is Craig Keefner and I work for Olea Kiosks which is a highly skillled kiosk manufacturer and designer in ADA. Note that this is my personal opinion. The engineering design… Read More »
KIOSK, the Market Leader in Self-Service Solutions, announces new CEO. Bill Butler succeeds Tom Weaver, KIOSK’s CEO since 2012.
We will be showcasing KioCall Video Conferencing at Telehealth 2.0 in Orlando, Florida from April 23rd to the 25th at the Orange County Convention Center in Booth 1319. If you are interested in visiting the showcase or meeting with our team, we have tickets available for your use. Please email [email protected] for tickets to the show or to request… Read More »
SSG MSA, Inc. removes the barriers to Kiosk Implementation March 16, 2017 SSG MSA, Inc., also known as the Self Service Group, provides partners with all that is needed to successfully introduce and support self-service solutions for their customers. This includes a comprehensive consultative process based on years of experience in the industry, ensuring that their clients receive… Read More »
Kiosk Hall of Fame is now VOTING. Visit the voting link to cast your votes. The Kiosk Industry Association announces that nominations are now being accepted for the Kiosk Hall of Fame. We expect to announce inductees in next 60 days. As the manager of the Kiosk Industry Association has commented, “It’s important that, along with encouraging the… Read More »
Meridian Kiosks, the leading pioneer in self-service solutions, announces a new, innovative EV charging solution. “It’s something that Meridian has wanted to develop for quite a few years now, so we’re excited to finally introduce this addition to our product line,” said Chris Gilder, Meridian CEO. Meridian will showcase their new product at DSE in Las Vegas on… Read More »
Olea Wins Kioskmarketplace Awards The Kioskmarketplace Innovation Awards to be presented at the ICX Summit, Jun. 5-7 in Dallas, Texas announced the winners and Olea Kiosks was judged the best of class in three different categories. “We are blown away and grateful for the recognition,” said Frank Olea, CEO and third-generation leader of the Los Angeles-based self-service manufacturer.… 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 »
Posiflex Technology, Inc., a global leading brand in the design and manufacture of POS solutions and peripherals, will unveil its newest products at E
Owen Chen, President and CEO at Posiflex Technology, Inc. comments, “Our agility has kept us ahead of the competition, and developed the new industry-changing technologies. From hybrid mobile POS solutions to the acquisition of KIOSK Information Systems, the leading expert in the market of interactive kiosks, Posiflex has built up the strongest product portfolio in the global POS market. We are pleased to be at EuroShop this year to demonstrate these newest solutions, which are built upon our 30+ years of experience in retail industry.”
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 »
KioWare, Crane Payment and Olea team up in the cannabis market
KioWare is writing the software for the kiosk while California-based Olea Kiosks Inc. is designing and manufacturing the actual kiosk. Malvern-based Crane Payment Innovations is designing equipment for handling money inside the kiosk.
“I look at it like the kiosks that are coming into the fast food industry now,” said Frank Olea, CEO at Olea. “You place your order yourself on an electric board, and you take the receipt to the front counter where they hand you your food. That’s how it works.”
Read full article. It’s very good.
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.”
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: DynaTouch launches new website for TIPS™ Kiosk Management Software, the most secure and ADA/508 compliant kiosk software on the market www.TIPSkiosksoftware.com San Antonio, Texas. – November 15, 2016 – DynaTouch, a pioneering self-service kiosk solutions provider, announced that they have launched the TIPS™ Kiosk Management Software website. TIPS (Touch Information Presentation Software) has been the… 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.”
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.
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.
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?
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.
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 »
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.
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.
Restaurants such as McDonald’s and Panera Bread are leading the charge toward automation in the quick-service food industry, which offers an important example of how the labor market is transforming.
Nice article by ZDNet. “The $15 per hour wage talks spooked a lot of fast food companies and forced them to look at ways to cut head count and augment labor costs,” said Frank Olea, CEO of Los Angeles-based kiosk manufacturer Olea Kiosks. “This technology has been available to restaurants for years, but price was high and labor was cheap. Now it’s getting to the spot where brands can see the ROI.”
Cannabis Cash Management Kiosk By Craig Keefner Sep 18, 2015: Living in Colorado like I do, it makes a lot of sense for me to do a bit of an update on the budding (or blooming) cannabis industry. Speaking for myself and from what I see Denver has quickly graduated into the big hub status. Only Donald Trump… Read More »