Category Archives: Self Service

Sneaker Kiosk Vending Contest

MALVERN, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–USA Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:USAT) (“USAT”), a payment technology provider of cashless and mobile transactions in self-serve retail, today announced that Sneaker Syndicate, a high-end athletic shoe boutique in Orlando, Florida, has launched a series of self-serve amusement kiosks that allow consumers to win sneakers, which leverage USAT’s ePort Connect® cashless payment systems. According to AnythingResearch, the… Read More »

Self-Service Kiosks Meeting Customer Service Needs – Frank Mayer Expands Line

Frank Mayer and Associates, Inc. introduces expanded line of self-ordering kiosks GRAFTON, WI – Frank Mayer and Associates, Inc. is proud to present the latest additions to its self-service kiosk line. In addition to its original freestanding Approach floor unit, available as both a 32- and 22-inch touchscreen, the company has now expanded the roster to include a… Read More »

Why retail automation is finally revolutionizing quick service restaurants and what it means for jobs | ZDNet

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.

Source: www.zdnet.com

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.”

Self-Order Kiosk – McDonald’s invests over $550 million to revamp German sites

Fast-food chain McDonald’s spending $557 million to add self-order kiosk for self-service to restaurants in Germany.

Source: www.washingtonpost.com

72 “restaurants of the future” to launch.  By end of 2019 McDonalds figures on having most of its 1400+ sites done. New gourmet burgers are making inroads and McDonalds is losing customers and share.

 

In the US it is estimated self-ordering kiosks in the U.S. number 600 which plans to expand that to 1,000 by years end.

Self Service Security – New Website for Camlock Systems

The international locking security company Camlock Systems Ltd has launched its new website, which can be seen at www.camlock.com. The old site has undergone a complete overhaul. Major new features improve every visitor’s experience, including a new product search function, a simpler way to request CAD files, a design contributing to easier navigation, and the availability of industry or market specific information. Camlock Systems’ locking security experts work in partnership with customers to supply or to design, develop and manufacture mechanical and electronic locking security using innovative technology. Camlock develops a range of solutions adapted to different needs. As a result, the new product search function enables visitors to apply … Continue reading New Website for Camlock Systems →

Source: selfservice.io

One of the last items always used in self-service is the innocent little lock.  You gotta have locks (if only to stop benevolent hackers such as ourselves…)