Restaurant Research Report The National Restaurant Association each year prepares a comprehensive overview of the restaurant industry and provides a look ahead. The Association’s research is considered the most authoritative source for restaurant industry sales projections and trends. It is based on analysis of the latest economic data and extensive surveys of restaurant operators and consumers. See p.… Read More »
Press release today from PRNewswire Kiosk Association Apr2021 DENVER, April 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — National Restaurant Association has launched Show To Go and the Kiosk Association is a participant. The online show runs through August 2021. We have eight showcases online: QSR Self-Order, Touchless Controls, Outdoor Menu Boards, ClearConnect full suite solution, Restaurant Kiosks, gigantic digital signage (LVCC), large digital signs and touchscreens. April 21 is a… Read More »
In ResTech news: Self-serve kiosks are becoming more common, but Bite takes this new restaurant technology even further with facial recognition.
Zero wait time being the target and biometrics being the bow and arrow.
Cousins Subs is the latest restaurant chain to add mobile and online ordering to its menu through a partnership with remote ordering guru Olo. Fans of the Milwaukee-based sandwich company will now benefit from …
Samsung’s all-inclusive Kiosk available in 12 countries worldwide In Brief (well, maybe not so brief…) Writeup on LinkedIn Highlighted – contactless ordering and payment (applepay samsungpay) Highlighted – antimicrobial coating (Zinc Pyrithione ) 24″ Inch touchscreen (apparently you touch the screen) First time we’ve seen power consumption used as a benefit First we have seen UL-certified antimicrobial and… Read More »
In the new system, customers order and sit, and Panera’s servers bring their orders to them Craig Keefner‘s insight: Nice graphic of new store layout and flow for traffic. See on www.businessweek.com
Restaurant Tech New Frontiers The kiosk association is happy to sponsor the latest Digital Dive session. Leaders from Panera and Chipotle Mexican Grill join CREATE May 4 to talk omnichannel strategies, AI, automation, the metaverse and more Don’t miss CREATE’s May 4 Digital Dive featuring interactive discussions on what’s next in restaurant tech with leaders from Panera and… Read More »
What The $1B Kiosk Industry Can Do For Hotels And Restaurants News followup from Pymnts.com What The $1B Kiosk Industry Can Do For Hotels And Restaurants Excerpt: Kiosks aren’t just for selling tickets or providing customers with another way to order a meal. They can personalize the guest experience too. “Our take on it is that we’re all… Read More »
ZIVELO Wins 2 Awards at ICX Summit for Achievement in Interactive Customer Experiences. The #1 QSR mobile kiosk company receives two awards Dallas, TX – June 13, 2018 – ZIVELO, the leader in interactive self-service kiosk and digital signage solutions in the QSR arena, has been appointed to receive two prestigious awards at the ICX Summit in Dallas… Read More »
Global Payments to Acquire SICOM Systems, a Leading Provider of Enterprise Technology Solutions to Restaurants September 27, 2018 04:05 PM Eastern Daylight Time ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN), a leading worldwide provider of payment technology and software solutions, announced today an agreement to acquire SICOM Systems, Inc. from LLR Partners. SICOM provides enterprise, cloud-based software as a… Read More »
State of Restaurant Industry A pretty sensible look at restaurants by Bank of America analysts in November 2021. Here BoFa link Many restaurant operators adjusted operations, added technology and trimmed expenses. The past 18 months have ushered in new options for restaurant dining, or accelerated industry trends: curbside pickup, delivery, contactless payment (card, phone or digital), alcoholic beverages… Read More »
Show To Go Update for National Restaurant Association 2021 Are you looking for restaurant kiosk technology? The Kiosk Association has restaurant kiosks, drive thru kiosks, locker kiosks, pickup kiosks and all types of digital signage kiosks. PCI and EMV technology for future-proof installations. ADA and accessibility information which extends from kiosks to your mobile ordering and website online… Read More »
Digital Menu Boards for Drive-Thru Restaurants Editors note: Drive-thru is becoming the new norm given the effect of the pandemic. McDonald’s already gets 75% of their sales from Drive Thru. Historically restaurants have drawn from a diverse set of providers for all the various components that comprise a drive-thru solution. Get the screens from A, the software from… Read More »
All-In-One-Computers Help Taco Bell Go All Digital Nice article on Taco Bell kiosks from QSR Magazine Apr 2021. Times Square comes with its own unique set of variables. The guess is Elotouch is providing the all-in-one computer with wall mount or countertop mount. Our guess is j1900 Celeron with Windows (and enhanced version of Eloview). Noteworthy too a… Read More »
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 »
Continuing on the contactless automat and vending machine trend, Piestro is now partnering with facial recognition payment company PopID. Artisanal Pizza Robots From NRN April 2021 — Editors note: We fully expect to see robotic food trucks in the NRF drive-thru lot outside Javits next year. Take the food to buyers is a core strategy it seems these… Read More »
Full article on NRN May 2021 Technology Solving Restaurant Drive-Thru and Kitchen Modernization After focusing tech investments on off-premise, restaurants will look for solutions to raise convenience and lower cost of labor Highlights Modern Drive-Thru Ordering – dual drive-thru lanes alongside pickup lanes, and perhaps walkup pickup windows. At first glance, the multitude of options that elevate the… Read More »
Restaurant Show CREATE Free Full Pass Available for conference. Contact [email protected] or call 720-324-1837 Smugglers Prime Rib and Seafood want to give a big shout-out “Thank You for the Pass” , courtesy of the Kiosk Association! It has been a tough year for the industry and it’s tempting to cut back on training and CREATING new ideas, but… Read More »
Good to see a point of view from Square. The reports include quite a bit of data. Wakefield did the work for them. They do multiple “Future Of” sectors such as Commerce, Retail and Restaurants. See the Town Square area of Square. Square is a big cheerleader for QR codes for sure. They make no mention of biometrics… Read More »
From Tech Round in UK Looking ahead to what this new year will bring, we’ve collected industry expert predictions on the future of work in 2022. The COVID-19 pandemic has had a colossal impact on the working world. From remote working to flexible hours, could these temporary adjustments to the ways we work become permanent? We’ve collected predictions… 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 »
Intel Kiosk Technology We are pleased to welcome Intel as a 2 year Gold Sponsor. James Tan, Dane and Bart head up the team. Finding Kiosk Solutions via the Intel Marketplace is one of the GoTo sites for the kiosk industry. For example if you goto Intel Solutions Marketplace and search for COVID you find the KMA Covid… Read More »
QSR kiosks are big these days and the poster child might be Paneras actually though for sure McDonalds “once again into the fray” efforts bring a lot of attention (ditto for Wendy’s and others). Good quote from Olea and good article.
Here were the demographics
- 18-24 year olds are more than 70 percent likely to visit a restaurant if it had a kiosk option;
- 25-34 year olds are 65 percent more likely to visit;
- 45-54 year olds are 60 percent more likely; and
- 55+ year olds are 40 percent more likely.
Originally published on LinkedIn on November 8, 2018 Blaine Hurst Chief Executive Officer & President Panera Bread I had the opportunity to sit down with Lisa Su and Jon Fortt last week for CNBC’s [email protected] event to talk about C-level perspectives on technology. So I thought I’d share more broadly some of our key learnings on digital transformation. In… Read More »