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Dramatically increase a kiosk application's performance with local caching, pt I

In the first part of this two-part series we'll cover the benefits of caching data locally on a kiosk, the sort of data you'll want to cache and some helpful tips.

Olea, JCDecaux kiosk project joins form and function

Olea Kiosks was recently approached by JCDecaux, an outdoor advertising company, to engineer and manufacturer a digital charging station kiosk.

LIVE WEBINAR: Hot Digital Signage from ISE 2015: What To Expect at DSE 2015

The hot, new digital signage trends of 2015 are more important to your business than ever! In this webinar, we will highlight the must-see digital signage from this year’s ISE and what to expect at DSE coming up in March.

Sponsored by: Peerless-AV

Out with the old and, eventually, in with the new: self-service and the changing payments landscape

Is there a way to strike a balance – a way to effectively utilize new technology and enhance the consumer experience, all the while blazing a technological trail?

5 tips for creating massively scalable kiosk applications

Scalable design doesn't happen by accident -- it requires careful planning and an upfront time investment.

How to Plan and Measure the Success of a Kiosk Deployment

Self-service kiosks provide the perfect, undistracted platform for businesses and brands to engage with customers in public locations. Unlike mobile phones, kiosks can be configured as single-purpose devices, allowing brands and businesses to focus customers on accomplishing a single goal and obtaining specific results.

Sponsored by: Zivelo LLC

Heart of the matter

How kiosks have enabled the Halle Heart Children’s Museum in Tempe, Arizona, to open wide its doors to the public.

The kiosk challenge: Critical factors for the holiday season

The Future Foundation reports on what shoppers expect from retailers – now and in the future.

Critical factors to consider when implementing kiosks in restaurants

Age demographics and type of restaurant are crucial in decision making for self-service POS systems, indicates new study.

Game, set, match: The kiosk as tennis coach

PlaySight Interactive's SmartCourt kiosks enable tennis players to garner real-time video and data to improve their games.

5 for 5: McDonald's, order kiosks, mobile power and health care

The most-read articles on Kiosk Marketplace in November reveal a significant interest in order and patient check-in kiosks, mobile power kiosks, and how self-service is being used to improve sales and customer satisfaction.

A self-service dream lunch hour

Our lunch hours are often wasted standing in line. Yesterday, during mine, I was thinking about how much better I could spend that time.

Can self-service providers influence industry trends and market demand?

It's commonplace to assume that self-service providers should react to industry trends as market demand. But what if we could actually influence and shape these forces and positively impact the self-service industry in the process?

How to Design a Responsive Kiosk User Interface - Part 2

In this second part of my two-part series on developing a responsive kiosk user interface, we'll focus on design considerations at the system level.

How to Design a Responsive Kiosk User Interface - Part 1

If your kiosk's user interface appears sluggish, you can expect your customers will opt for interacting with a cashier, which defeats the purpose of having a self-service kiosk.

Android, iPad, Windows – The Tablet OS Landscape

We reached out to an external IT professional for his take on the iOS, Windows, and Android tablet debate.

Three important ways to positively reflect your brand in self-service.

A good experience for the customer will help set you apart from your competitors as forward-thinking and innovative.

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NEWS


100 million Automated-X shares retired

Automated-X Inc., a Salt Lake City-based automation technology company, announced that two majority shareholders have retired 100 million shares each of restricted stock.

Crime-reporting kiosk and app launched in India for crimes against women

In an effort to establish safety for the women of Andrha Pradesh, India, Deputy Chief Minister and Home Minister N. Chinarajappa and Director-General of Police J.V. Ramudu launched the Instant Complaint Login Internet Kiosk, or iClik, center and the "Abhayam-safety for sure" mobile application pilot program.

ACI, LD Systems partner to offer bill pay at nationwide kiosks

ACI Worldwide, provider of electronic payment and banking solutions, announced a partnership with LD Systems, an international provider of ATMs, financial equipment and technology services.

USA Tech launches nationwide acceptance points for Apple Pay

USA Technologies Inc., a wireless, cashless payment and M2M/IoT solutions provider for small-ticket, self-serve retailing industries, announced a nationwide rollout of new acceptance points for Apple Pay

Montreal-based Indigo deploys promotions suite across kiosks, mobile

Montreal-based Indigo has implemented an end-to-end Promotion Solution Suite including Promotion Management, Promotion Execution and Central Coupon Management across all sales channels in 330 stores including POS, mPOS, kiosk, consumer mobile and e-commerce.

UGG deploys Demandware kiosks in 5 UK stores

Demandware Inc., provider of enterprise cloud commerce solutions, announced that UGG Australia, designer and distributer of apparel and footwear, deployed Demandware's Digital Store solution in five of its U.K. stores.

Religious Product News names iGive donation kiosk a 'Hot Product of 2014'

Self-service kiosks, digital signage and interactive products provider inLighten announced that its line of iGIVE Digital Donation Kiosks has been named for the second year in a row a Hot Product for 2014 by Religious Product News.

Demand for telehealth kiosks driving rapid growth of automated screening technologies

Transparency Market Research unveiled its "Preventive Healthcare Technologies and Services Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 – 2020" report, which valued the market at $72.8 billion in 2013.

BrightBox to host phone charging kiosks at Boston health care conference

Mobile charging kiosk provider Brightbox Inc. is providing its Mark3 Mobile Charging Platform at the 2015 Healthcare Convention and Marketing Summit at the Hyatt Regency Boston.

Acnodes intros fanless embedded computer for digital signage, kiosks

Acnodes Corp., manufacturer of industrial and embedded computer platforms and technologies, launched its new fanless embedded computer, the FES8670.

Authentidate inks agreement for telehealth solutions with Premier

Authentidate Holding Corp. announced that Premier Inc. offered a group purchasing agreement to Authentidate for the supply of telehealth solutions in Premier's Physiological Monitoring Systems category.

Independence, Iowa kiosk offers visitors area tourist info

The Independence (Iowa) Area Chamber of Commerce has installed a visitor information kiosk developed by local graphic design and marketing firm Fusion Forward LLC

Blint Shakes kiosks were born from the failing health of its founder. Now he's Latino Magazine's "Hero of the Month"

When Perez received difficult news from his doctor that his health was in danger, he decided to improve his diet. Perez spent the next two years researching ingredients for protein shakes, eventually developing his "secret recipe."

Developers of virtual receptionist kiosks double customer base in 2014

Las Vegas-based Virtual Communications Corporation, provider of SaaS technology for commercial real estate owners and leaseholders, announced that it doubled its customer base during 2014 and intends to expand aggressively on a global scale.

Bouncepad upgrades tablet support line 'to meet the demand for tablets in the business world'

Bouncepad, provider of table and kiosk enclosures, announced an upgrade to its product line to support enterprise-friendly tablets for use in public spaces.

Outerwall CEO resigns

Outerwall Inc. announced a leadership change as former chief executive officer J. Scott Valerio stepped down from his position and resigned from the Board.

GrandView Research report features focus on airport kiosks, self-service

Leading European airports have significantly increased kiosks to assist bag-tag printing.

Denver-based Weigh and Win awards grants for health kiosks to eight nonprofits

Denver-based free community health and wellness program, Weigh and Win, awarded grants to eight Colorado nonprofits to deploy weigh-in kiosks and promote healthy living throughout their communities.

Kiosk deployment completed at VIA Rail Canada stations

iGotcha Media, developers of digital signage solutions, video walls, kiosks and content, today announced the completion of its self-service kiosk deployment at VIA Rail Canada stations across Ontario and Quebec.

Self-service beer kiosks to intoxicate Boise

The Boise (Idaho) TechMall, a hub for businesses and business owners in pursuit of growth tools, has deployed the Boise HotSpot, Idaho’s first completely automated self-serve beer and wine kiosk from the Chicago based company PourMyBeer.

BDX to feature sales kiosk at Las Vegas International Builder Show

The company will feature new interactive kiosks for sales and design centers.

Investor conference chooses Brightbox kiosks as mobile charging sponsor

Brightbox, Inc., platform provider of mobile charging kiosks, announced its Brightbox Mark3 Mobile Charging Platform is to be the official charging sponsor of the eleventh annual Noble Financial Capital Markets Equity Conference at Club Med, San Piper Bay, Florida, from January 18th to 21st, 2015.

Ziftr, RedDotNet announce formation of cryptocurrency kiosk company

Ziftr, a company that develops products, tools and apps to for the shopping experience, and RedDotNet, a manufacturer of small form-factor kiosks, announced the formation of Cedar Point Solutions, a Hooksett, New Hampshire-based company aiming to simplify the cryptocurrency and fiat currency transactions market.

U-Vend attends Las Vegas tailgating show

U-Vend Inc., a consumer products and technology company that develops, distributes and markets next-generation self-serve electronic kiosks in a variety of retail environments, announced its attendance at the 2015 Sports Licensing and Tailgate Show in Las Vegas.

Ford museum deploys kiosk for exploring engine collection

Ford will offer guests an up-close look at Henry Ford’s kitchen sink engine in the Museum Plaza via 18 digital kiosks.

InCharged intros latest cell charging kiosk

InCharged LLC, provider of cell phone charging kiosks, announced the release of the InBox, a product designed to provide fast and efficient cell phone charging as well as branding opportunities.

VidaBOX launches kiosk division

VidaBox LLC has launched a kiosk division with the grand opening of its vidabox.com/kiosks web-store.

Ziosk tabletop ordering kiosks expand nationwide

Ziosk, provider of ordering, entertainment and pay-at-the table tablets, or tabletop kiosks, announced it has successfully installed tablets at restaurants across all 50 states with its most recent deployment in Wyoming.

Vee24 hires new VP of sales

Steve Green has joined Vee24 as vice president of sales.

Execs from Overstock.com, Mass. Div. of Banks headline speaker lineup for Virtual Currency Today Summit

The Virtual Currency Today Summit takes place April 29 at the Hilton Boston Back Bay.

Image Manufacturing Group to educate graphic designers on manufacturing trends

Image Manufacturing Group will participate in a number of SEGD events and advertise through SEGD’s flagship magazine, e-newsletter, and website at SEGD.org.

Eyelation kiosks reach nationwide expansion goals

Eyelation, a Chicago area prescription safety eyewear startup that services companies through a self-serve kiosk, announced the company has expanded nationwide within four years of its opening.

Shanghai kiosk, digital signage show set for September

The 2015 China International Self-Service, Kiosk & Vending Show will move to the Shanghai New International Expo Centre and will be held Sept. 16-18, concurrently with the iFair.

Star Micronics launches digital receipt printing service

POS and kiosk printer manufacturer Star Micronics launched its new, free-of-charge digital receipting service, offering retailers a route to providing customers a digital copy of the printed receipt as well as access to analytics, an in-store customer survey and device management tools.

Retail kiosk provider Automated-X sets up shop in Chicago

Automated-X, provider of automated retail kiosks and technologies, announced that it has moved its corporate headquarters from Houston to Chicago.

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