Category Archives: Technology

EMV PCI hardware reference list

EMV Capable Card Readers, PIN Pads and Contactless Readers for Self-Service Kiosks Jan 2014 — The following is a list of EMV capable card readers, PIN pads and contactless card readers that are designed specifically for self-service environments like a kiosk.  As we’re beginning research and development on adding EMV capabilities to our US-based kiosk applications it makes sense to take inventory of… Read More »

Kiosk Card Scanners – How They Work!

Kiosk Card Scanners Good demo for Drivers License, Medical Card scanner. http://www.IDWedgePro.com Scan Drivers Licenses and Credit card to the Web. IDWedgePro captures drivers license and other card data, including images to Java enabled web forms. Eliminates cursor based keyboard autofillers – data is pulled by Java Code into browser. Charles C. gives a great runthru of M280 scanner.

Voice assistants set to revolutionize commerce and become a dominant mode of consumer interaction in the next three years – Capgemini Worldwide

Source: www.capgemini.com

The research found that today around a quarter (24%) of respondents would rather use a voice assistant than a website. However, in the next three years, this figure will rise to 40%. Close to a third – 31% – said they will prefer a voice assistant interaction to visiting a shop or a bank branch, compared to 20% today.

SlabbKiosks partners with Ingenico Group to provide EMV-enabled unattended payment devices

Las Vegas, March 29, 2016 – SlabbKiosks, a leader in self-service technology, announced today that it has partnered with Ingenico Group, the global leader in seamless payment, to bring secure, EMV-enabled unattended payment devices to the market. SlabbKiosks, well known for its customized kiosk solutions, will utilize Ingenico Group’s unattended payment solutions, and become a member of the… Read More »

Whitepaper – Smart Technology & Interactive Retail

Smart technology consumer products are breaking the interactive retail barrier in creative, educational and experiential ways. Frank Mayer and Associates, Inc. sponsored a white paper, “Interactive retail opens the door to market growth”, delving into this topic and what to watch for in the coming year. An excerpt from the whitepaper: While more and more retailers offer experiential… Read More »

The Do-It-Myself Generation | NACS Online

Newest survey on Millennials shows almost a quarter prefer self-service kiosks to interacting with cashiers. Source: www.nacsonline.com May 1, 2015 CHICAGO – A new survey released by location-based mobile platform Retale showed that 20% of Millennial shoppers don’t like interacting with cashiers at checkout. The survey examined consumer self-service checkout adoption and preferences among brick-and-mortar retailers, evaluating convenience,… Read More »

Walgreens Android App Best in Class

Walgreen’s Android Lollipop App MobileCommerce Daily article on Walgreen’s new Android app as being one of the best Excerpts: Regarding appearance, Lollipop offers a design concept called Material Design, which is more dynamic and intelligent. The icons are simplified, it features bright colors and a tile-like feel, as well as a cleaner navigation system. Android Lollipop also features… Read More »

EMV – MasterCard Roadmap and Liability Shift

EMV Liability Shift – October 2015 is when the “liability shift” happens. As it stands now (this could change) – as of October 2015- if you are not accepting EMV – that’s OK, but MasterCard will not accept liability for any fraud that merchants incur. That excludes ATM & fuel, which are graduated in annually for some reason.… Read More »

Kiosk London – The UK Exhibition for the Self Service Industry

The UK’s only conference and exhibition completely dedicated to the self-service industry returns to The Barbican Centre on the 15th-16th October 2014. This will be the show’s fourth year and with all of the U.K’s leading solutions providers exhibiting this year, it is promising to be an exciting event. Source: www.kiosklondon.co.uk Co-located with Digital Signage London, the show… Read More »

Tech News – ambient light enhancing

AmbiLED HD adhesive strip – no additional cabling or construction needed. Attach the strip to the back of their monitor to enhance the experience. AmbiLED HD ontrols up to 256 LEDs . The adhesive LED strip basically projects the nearest color to the background to improve the viewer’s visual experience. Source link