QSR Software News Long-time kiosk veteran Ed Crowley has become Managing Director for Cyntra. Cyntra is software-centric and focused on QSRs. We’ve included a picture of some Burger King “dashboard” reporting. Ed started in the kiosk industry back in June 2000 when he joined Ed Caldwell at 5Point. TeamLinux which did a lot of work for NCR was… Read More »
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 »
First digital dine-in kiosk from Taco Bell.
To illustrate the long cycle of development to deployment, consider this “post examination” of Taco Bell self-order kiosk UX from January 2014. Last week TB pushed out a bit of news that it actually may be actually going to do it. I wonder if the original engineers are even there…More likely they rewrote using this as style model.
A host of new technologies are on the horizon for the QSR industry. For many of them, a self-order kiosk will serve as their foundation. Quick-service restaurants have long had a reputation for being innovators when it comes to technology. In the early days of modern foodservice, QSRs were among the first to incorporate features such as drive-thru… Read More »
Asian Grill Opens New Location with XPR Kiosks Asian Grill, known for its authentic regional cuisines, has recently implemented XPR’s self ordering kiosks and mobile application to help automate the ordering process. Along with the new equipment throughout the kitchen to help relay orders to the staff, these changes have helped to improve operational efficiency, check averages, and… Read More »
Nice article on/with Paul Brown, the CEO of Inspire Brands by Elliot at KMC. If you operate or manage restaurants register directly here for webinar today at 3:30 EDT. Excerpt: On Tuesday, attendees at the MUFSO virtual conference will have a chance to hear from a leader of one of the more innovative restaurant companies when Paul Brown,… Read More »
From Hospitality Tech MURTECH awards 2020 – By Anna Wolfe, Senior Editor – Restaurants – 05/15/2020 A billion-dollar digital channel, the most successful limited-time offer in a brand’s history, and a platform that empowers restaurants to take charge of their businesses online: These are just three noteworthy accomplishments from the winners of Hospitality Technology’s 2020 Top Women in… Read More »
Kiosk Association Sponsors MUFSO Paul Brown, Inspire Brands Innovation Session Press Release on Business Wire 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… Read More »
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 »
That’s a belief driving the startup Bite, which creates facial recognition kiosks for quick service restaurants (QSRs). Using a combination of iPads, proprietary software and machine learning, Bite’s tablet kiosks can recognize your face to unlock loyalty programs, bring up food preferences and provide opportunities for restaurants to upsell.
Jack in the Box CEO, Leonard Comma, made news this week when he said “it just made sense” for his fast-food chain to consider switching from human cashiers to machines. To be sure, there are big societal implications if every restaurant made such a shift, but what if automated kiosks provide a better customer experience?