On the eve of its annual Air Transport IT Summit in Brussels, SITA has unveiled KATE, an intelligent, robotic check-in kiosk that it believes will help reduce queues at airports.
Developed by SITA Lab, which explores the future of technology in air travel, it notes that KATE will autonomously move to busy or congested areas in the airport as needed, promising to relegate check-in queues to the past.
This report outlines the use of kiosks in hospital ambulatory and emergency departments as a way to improve efficiency and increase patient satisfaction. It describes the features and functions of kiosks, early results, the industry landscape, and provides some insights on best practices.
Research paper by CHF — Hospitals are deploying patient kiosks in two main settings: ambulatory departments and emergency departments. In the ambulatory setting, the most common uses of kiosks are for patient check-in, wayfinding assistance, collection of co-payments and outstanding balances, updating patient demographics, and to ask patients basic screening questions.
In the Wild – SEVA at Walmart check-in kiosk (take a number) Seva operates microstores in Walmart and for customer check-in you take a number though you use a kiosk to get the number. The kiosk is a tablet which is sandwiched between black particle board on spinning lazy susan (as they say here in the states). I might… Read More »
From Check-In-Kiosk New CLEAR Check-in Kiosk Deployment Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) has become the latest airport to receive CLEAR, the biometric identity service that helps speed flyers through airport security lines. The news that CLEAR is coming to CVG comes less than a week after the service debuted at Boston Logan’s (BOS) Terminal A, home to… Read More »
Self-Adhesive Bagtag Printers For Airline Check-In Kiosks Read full article at Airport Improvement website Apr2020 — To accommodate the tags’ unique adhesive, Embross partnered with printer manufacturer Custom to add special rollers to its VelocityOne kiosks. Author: Mindy Hamlin Published in: March 2020 The ticketing lobby at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) on the island of Honolulu… Read More »
Patient Registration Kiosk – Advantage Series -Frank Mayer A focus on health and safety Healthcare Kiosk Patient Check-In Frank Mayer Patient kiosks allow staff to focus on what matters – streamlining the check-in process and keeping employees healthy. Healthcare kiosks offer a high quality of care to patients and guests who walk through your door while also allowing… Read More »
Countertop Kiosk for Restaurant Self-Order Selforder kiosks come in standup, countertop and wall-mount iterations. Frank Mayer countertop video More Information on SelfOrder Kiosks //www.olea.com/qsr-food-ordering-kiosk/ RESTAURANTS & QSR Product Brief — Self-Order Kiosks by Star Micronics C-Store Kiosks – Self-Ordering Kiosks Deployed at CEFCO Order and Pay Fast Food – McDonalds Self-Order and More
Drive Thrus Driving People Away — see linkedin article. This looks at how fixing one thing often breaks another. Craig Allen Keefner Consultant Self-Service Technology 65 articles Much of my career has been devoted to websites and internet properties. High Availability and Burst Capacity are two of the big factors considered. Having a nice website being overwhelmed by… Read More »
Reprinted from Olea Blog.. Thanks! AUGUST 28, 2015 TIPS FOR A SUCCESSFUL INTERACTIVE KIOSK DEPLOYMENT Interactive kiosks are everywhere! Nearly every day in the news there is a new story of kiosks being deployed in a wide variety of applications intended to create greater efficiency in a variety of industries, including retail, food service, casino gaming, government agencies,… Read More »
TGI Fridays has completed a six-city pilot in Texas and Minnesota, and it will deploy the tablets in 80 additional restaurants, with more than 2,000 tablets by March Source: news.microsoft.com The devices use Windows 8.1, running Oracle’s MICROS Restaurant Enterprise Solution (RES) 5.4 on Oracle’s MICROS mTablet E-Series mobile point of sale devices.
From the Olea Blog DECEMBER 14, 2015 WIN MILLENNIALS WITH QUICK SERVE RESTAURANT KIOSKS The next game-changing technology in the quick serve restaurant (QSR) industry is Quick Serve Restaurant Kiosks. These devices are capable of increasing sales by up to 15% and significantly reducing operating costs by eliminating the need for staffing a cashier at the drive-thru window.… Read More »
Preview of NRA offerings Nextep will feature such as tablet kiosks on Surface3 as well as Outdoor Drive-Thru kiosks. Good stuff! Source: nextepsystems.com Restaurant Kiosks — NRA Preview by Nextep including tablet kiosks with Surface3 and outdoor kiosks
McDonalds isn’t the first fast food chain to consider giving customers more control over their orders using technology (though there’s a fair amount of debate about whether customization is really the best way forward for the struggling company). Many of its competitors have been experimenting with self-service apps and kiosks, finding that when customers use them, they tend to… Read More »
NEXTEP Systems, a Troy, Mich.-based vendor of point-of-sale solutions for restaurants, corporate cafeterias, casinos, airports and other food service venues, was recently notified by law enforcement that some of its customer locations have been compromised in a potentially wide-ranging credit card breach, KrebsOnSecurity has learned. Source: krebsonsecurity.com In an emailed statement, NEXTEP President Tommy Woycik confirmed Ersher’s account, but emphasized… Read More »
Many chain restaurants have begun offering computerized kiosks and push-button ordering systems. Source: www.kansas.com In Wichita, Chili’s, Applebee’s and Abuelos are using table-side tablets and kiosks as a supplement to the wait staff. The tablets allow patrons to make requests and pay their bill at the table. They can even use them, for an extra charge, to play… Read More »
The change began last year, and is currently being rolled out across all its 1,800 U.S. restaurants—and boosts sales and traffic so much that Panera has to invest 35 more hours a week in labor for each upgraded cafe.. Source: www.fastcompany.com The core of Panera 2.0 happens in one of two places: either on the Panera app on… Read More »
NRF Highlights Here are the items we saw and read related to NRF 2015. ZDNet wrap — At the National Retail Federation trade show, tech vendors are displaying a mix of self-service devices designed to drive higher sales and create repeat shoppers. Source: www.zdnet.com NCR, Wincor, Microsoft, CKE Restaurants, Intel, TGI Fridays, Oracle, Dell, Beef-O-Bradys, Hardee’s, Carl Jr,… Read More »
Casual-dining chain’s tests tablets; burger brand tests kiosks, supplier Microsoft says Source: nrn.com Fridays’ tablet test uses new “Fridays Service Style” technology based on Windows 8.1 with Oracle’s MICROS Restaurant Enterprise Solution (RES) 5.4 on the Dell Venue mTablet E-Series mobile point-of-sale devices, the Redmond, Wash.-based software company said.
Jan. 13 — CKE Restaurants CEO Andrew Puzder discusses the company’s self-service food kiosks running Microsoft software. He speaks on “Bloomberg West.” (Source: Bloomberg) (Video) Source: www.bizjournals.com The 2015 edition of CKE and food ordering. Let’s not forget the other two iterations.
At the National Retail Federation’s Annual Convention & EXPO on Monday, Microsoft Corp. and CKE Restaurants Inc. showcase a self-order kiosk solution running on Windows 8 devices that enables Hardee’s customers to customize and place their own orders. Source: www.prnewswire.com The Hardee’s pilot project is one of several Microsoft retail customer deployments being shown at the NRF Big Show in New York. Microsoft… Read More »
Revel Systems has been pushing its iPad-based point of sale systems for retailers and restaurants for years now. Traction has been steady but somewhat slow. Now with a major fundraising round from an investor with experience working with public companies, the four-year-old startup is looking to go much bigger–and go […] Source: www.forbes.com Another $100M in capital raised… Read More »
See on Scoop.it – Kiosk & Kiosks San Francisco, CA (RestaurantNews.com) Spendgo, the digital loyalty startup, today announced a national enterprise account partnership with Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. to scale its loyalty Craig Allen Keefner‘s insight: The fully branded program will feature custom images of the franchise’s most popular barbecue menu items on a Spendgo touch screen placed… Read More »
Patient Check-In Kiosk Saturday, February 25th 2017 URBANA, Ill. (WCCU) — Carle Hospital is advancing their transition to automated check-in kiosks for patients. With more than a million visitors every year, Carle is looking to buy more kiosks to further improve patient convenience, privacy, and efficiency. Right now there are 28 in use, but Cheryl Staske, Director of Patient… Read More »