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.

Protect Yourself From Fraud and Identity Theft In 2018 – Digital Business

Reprinted with permission.. Protect Yourself From Fraud and Identify Theft In 2018 Fraud protection. Unfortunately, we live in a time when identity theft and fraud are running rampant. Almost every month we hear of major security breaches, with companies like Yahoo, Uber, Equifax, and Dropbox all compromised. When these types of breaches occur, millions of usernames and passwords are hacked, often resulting in identity theft and fraud. So what can you do to protect yourself in 2018? What steps can you take to ensure that you don’t get hacked? We’re going to break down the how, what, and why of protecting yourself, touching on everything from your digital accounts to … Continue reading Protect Yourself From Fraud and Identity Theft In 2018 →

Source: digitalbusiness.us

Very nice and complete article on Identify Theft and Fraud Protection. Includes specific tips for self-service technology engagements (gas pumps, ATMs, self-checkout, etc).

Payment Card Theft via PoS Malware – Four more chains hit

Noted on Bleeping Computer Excerpt By Ionut Ilascu Hackers caused havoc at four restaurant chains in the U.S. over the summer after compromising their payment systems with malware that stole customers’ payment card information. In the last two days, McAlister’s Deli, Moe’s Southwest Grill, Schlotzsky’s, and Hy-Vee disclosed publicly that their networks were infected with point-of-sale malware copying… Read More »

Kiosk Manufacturer Association Joins PCI SSC as Participating Organization

BusinessWire — Westminster, CO, April 28, 2020 — The Kiosk Manufacturer Association (KMA), an organization focused on self-service, announced today that it has joined the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) as a new Participating Organization. KMA will work with the PCI SSC to help secure payment data worldwide through the ongoing development and adoption of the PCI… Read More »

Smart City ADA – Personal Phone As Accessible Interface Has Shortcomings

From Smart City Design Feb 2021 Feb 5, 2021 — Statement from Storm Interface following conference call with NFB on the use of personal phones as an accessible interface to Smart City terminals. Statement for submission to the NFB, the Federal Access Board and Storm sales personnel. Use of personal phones as an accessible interface As a manufacturer… Read More »

Olea Kiosks®, Inc. Expands Leadership Team to Include Sales and Strategic Focus

Accelerating Value and Impact to Strengthen Competitive Position — Send2Press press release LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 2, 2021 (NEWSWIRE) — Olea Kiosks®, Inc., a visionary provider of innovative self-service kiosk solutions, today announced the growth of its leadership team to include sales management and strategic business development. The company has expanded the role of Rusty Gaynes to Director of… 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 »

Press Release – TECA Cooling Units for Kiosks

Press Release – TECA Kiosk Cooling Units Chicago, March 9, 2017 – Cooling Units Ideal for Kiosk and OEM Kiosk components require specific temperature ranges for reliable, optimal performance.  Although any TECA air conditioner can be installed in a kiosk, TECA now offers a complete line of thermoelectric air conditioners designed specifically for kiosk and OEM applications. The product line… Read More »

Hospitality Kiosk News – Olea Partners with UrVenue

Hospitality Self-Service Kiosk Solution – Olea Kiosks and UrVenue Non-Room Inventory Solution Hospitality partnership news excerpt from press release — An Olea kiosk paired with UrVenue’s booking solution puts hospitality patrons in the driver’s seat with frictionless, on-property, cashier-less, self-service booking capabilities. Guests can now book and transact any inventory within UrVenue, including but not limited to, special… Read More »

Temperature Screening – HIKVision Forehead Screening + Six Flags

From IPVM – Hikvision Alleges Forehead Only Fever Screening is Smart; It’s Actually Dangerous This Hikvision blog post declares they “Provide Safe, Accurate” screening and that it is ‘smart’ because it ‘only screens forehead skin surface’. Read full post on IPVM Related News on Safety Protocols SixFlags video on new safety protocols including temperature screening. Screening Protocols Conduct Non-Invasive… Read More »

Temperature Screening PSA – Six Flags Using Dahua For Outdoor Temperature Screening

Temperature Screening Dahua Six Flags New article from IPVM detailing violations of outdoor temperature screening. Excerpt: As Six Flags scrambled to reopen parks amid plummeting revenues caused by the pandemic, it deployed Dahua fever cameras outdoors that violate FDA guidelines, creating a false sense of security and increasing risk to guests. Despite that, Six Flags marketed Dahua devices as… Read More »

Temperature Kiosk – Explanation of FDA Non-Enforcement Letter

With regard to the FDA, they issued a statement in April 2020 that they “don’t intend to object” to those selling such cameras without FDA 510(k) clearance and the reason why: https://ipvm.com/reports/fda-new Many of the approved manufacturers (14) are at a disadvantage in the near term. For reference here is the actual FDA Enforcement Letter dated April 20. FDA… Read More »

Web Accessibility – WCAG 3.0 Working Draft Released by W3C

WCAG 3.0 Working Draft Released by W3C Editors Note — With the non-negotiable requirements for web access for customers to order, the “website” has taken on even more importance and is now a critical component of company success. Getting sued for a lack of accessibility is not one of the outcomes you want.  Complicate matters with which platform… Read More »

Olea Kiosks Expanding Doubling Production Burst Capability

Self-Service Kiosk Solution Provider Expanding LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Olea Kiosks®, Inc., a visionary provider of self-service kiosk solutions, today announced expansion of its manufacturing and engineering capacity in Los Angeles, Calif. This expansion enables Olea to continue to grow its customer base, partnerships, and OEM relationships to provide faster time to market… Read More »

PCI Compliance for Unattended Self-Service Kiosks Announcements

PCI Compliance for self service kiosks announcement on PRNewswire WESTMINSTER, Colo., Dec. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Kiosk Manufacturer Association (KMA), the leading unattended self-service kiosk association established in 1995, today announced the launch of new initiatives in the PCI Compliance space for unattended self-service kiosks. Those initiatives include providing content for the PCI Perspectives Blog, creating a SIG or Special… Read More »

Customer Loyalty Programs Kiosks and Repeat Customers 

Find out how Customer Loyalty Kiosks are helping businesses across a wide range of industries to build a growing base of repeat customers.

Source: www.olea.com

New blog entry on Customer Loyalty.  One major metropolitan art museum saw a 376 percent increase in membership after they launched a multi-channel loyalty program that utilized loyalty kiosks, email marketing and an interactive mobile phone experience. 

Large Format IR & PCap Touchscreen Cleaning Recommendations

IR and PCap Touch Screen Cleaning Recommendations TSITouch is a major provider of touchscreen overlays for large format touchscreens. 55″ is arguably the most popular but larger and smaller are both major markets. We checked with TSI to see what they say. Most screens, independent of if they have touch, protective, or raw OEM panels are not sealed… Read More »

Outdoor Displays – Mimo New High Bright 21

Outdoor Kiosk Displays by Mimo Launched MAR 31, 2020 POSTED BY: DAVID ANDERSON We’re thrilled to officially launch our 21.5” Outdoor Display, the first Mimo Monitors screen to be designed for optimum outdoor performance. Durable, reliable, and vibrant, this screen can handle almost any temperature (ranging from -20 to 122 degrees Fahrenheit), any lighting, and is IP65 rated… Read More »

Peerless-AV® Launch of New SmartSpace Kiosk

Newest product is built to withstand life in other galaxies and inform intergalactic locals AURORA, Ill. – April 1, 2020 – Peerless-AV®, an award-winning designer and manufacturer of the highest quality audio and video solutions and accessories, is pleased to announce the introduction of the new SmartSpace product line with the launch of the New SmartSpace Kiosk. The new customized SmartSpace… Read More »

ATMIA Statement on Coronavirus- ATM Effect

Statement by Mike Lee, CEO of ATMIA, issues statement regarding ATMs and recent coronavirus. Marc 13, 2020 New Coronavirus Health Crisis – Separating Fact from Fiction A Statement by the ATM Industry Association for Immediate Global Release Panic reactions are happening across the world as the new corona virus, for which there isn’t yet human immunity, spreads. We… Read More »

MURTEC 2020 Preview

MURTEC QSR Conference March 2020 In 2020, restaurant technology is coming in hot. Unprecedented consumer empowerment is redefining food service: delivery, privacy, personalization, alternative payments, artificial intelligence; stir in new ways to streamline the back of the house, and it’s a full-on innovation inferno. That’s why at MURTEC 2020 we’re giving restaurants an innovation heatmap. The agenda is… Read More »

MIMO Monitors Newsletter January 2020

Mimo Monitors: January 2020 We’re kicking off the new year with many exciting  things ahead! With new product launches on the horizon, and Integrated Systems Europe around the corner we can’t wait to see what 2020 has in store. Catch Up With Mimo Monitors Make An Appointment to Stop by Our Booth (#8-E450) At Integrated Systems Europe (ISE)  This… Read More »

Kiosk Touchscreen Surface Treatments

Surface Treatment Touchscreens Sometimes it seems the last thing we put on a touchscreen is our finger. There are so many ways to customize a touchscreen and over the years they have continued to multiply. Whether its reflections, or vandals or privacy or what…There is always something new. Women with long fingernails are problematic. The only technology I… Read More »

Radius Networks and Evoke Partner to Provide In-Store and Curbside

By integrating Evoke’s digital kiosks with Radius Networks’ customer location technologies, businesses can dramatically improve both the in-store and curbside experiences for customers and employees. Radius Networks and Evoke Partnership Washington, DC — Radius Networks, a leading provider for location services, and Evoke, an interactive digital technology provider, announced a partnership to help businesses across Europe provide innovative… Read More »

Fast Food Kiosks Creating Jobs and Increasing Revenues – Counterpoint

Fast Food Kiosks killing jobs? Current events beg the question, but the facts say otherwise Reprinted with permission Dec. 12, 2016 | by Elliot Maras We at the Kiosk Industry Association have seen the news media running controversial headlines and opinion pieces by CEOs and ex-CEOs decrying the minimum wage increase and attributing loss of jobs to self-order.… Read More »

Mimo Monitors and BrightSign Collaborate to Provide Their Top Five Tips for Digital Signage

Mimo Monitors and BrightSign, leading industry digital signage experts, share their best insights and strategies for maximizing digital signage to add value for the customer and cultivate engagement CHICAGO, IL—April 2019— Mimo Monitors (www.MimoMonitors.com), the experts in small touchscreen displays, joined forces with BrightSign, to share their top five tips and best practices for digital signage. Both industry… Read More »

Photo Kiosks – Generation Next Acquires Print Mates™

Generation Next Franchise Brands, Inc. Acquires Print Mates™, Expanding Company’s Unattended Retail Portfolio SAN DIEGO, CA, April 09, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NEWMEDIAWIRE – Generation NEXT Franchise Brands, Inc. (OTCQB: VEND) announced today that it has reached terms to acquire the assets of Print Mates, LLC, a small team of entrepreneurs, software engineers, and photography professionals in San… Read More »

Remembering the ADA legacy of President Bush

With the passing of the 41st president, it’s worth remembering what may be his signature achievement. Richard Slawsky is an Educator and freelance writer, specializing in the digital signage and kiosk industries.Louisville, Kentucky Area The death of former president George H.W. Bush Nov. 30 at age 94 prompted a host of reminiscing in the media. Bush’s passing, many wrote, was… Read More »