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Science center kiosks teach users about ocean conservation

The ocean has made life possible on this planet, yet humanity has shown its gratitude by choking it with vast amounts of pollutants. Faced with this reality, the U.S. government has established several National Marine Sanctuaries both for education and conservation.

Is self-service the future of banking?

With the trend toward consumers now banking online, on their phone and at the ATM, are there digital signs of life left in the bank branch?

Commercial building owners should take tech cues from airlines

In many respects, office buildings are at the same technological crossroads airports were at years ago, when the only way to get to their gate involved waiting in long lines for for a printed boarding pass.

Commercial building owners should take tech cues from airlines

In many respects, office buildings are at the same technological crossroads airports were at years ago, when the only way to get to their gate involved waiting in long lines for for a printed boarding pass.

Merchandising for the Connected Consumer

Who is the Connected Consumer? With a constant connection to the web and social media via a smart mobile device, the connected consumer is an informed shopper actively seeking the best value for a desired good.

Webinar: Get on board with digital signage in transportation

Digital signage is popping up everywhere in transportation applications- from flight information displays at the airport to digital advertisement screens at the bus stop to directional information at the subway station.

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Apple Pay and interactive kiosks

The next wave of major innovation to self-service kiosk solutions is the integration of mobile payment solutions, such as Apple Pay.

Building toys with 3D printing kiosks

From prosthetic limbs to organ replacement, the possibilities for 3-D printers seem endless, yet one area 3-D printing is about to explode is in the manufacturing business. This is particularly true in toy manufacturing with PieceMakers’ new 3-D printing kiosk called the PieceMaker Factory.

Skoda test drives kiosks, augmented reality in London

Tablet-based kiosks allowed passersby to configure their own Skoda Fabia, and then see themselves in it up on the big screen at Waterloo Station.

Saving the DMV, one kiosk at a time

Kiosks offer a convenient alternative to the nightmare of long DMV lines.

Customer service strategy: Deliver value with time

Your customers want you to know this: "Value my time and you value me." It's part of delivering amazing service.

Paul Price to keynote Interactive Customer Experience Summit

Paul Price, CEO of marketing technology company Creative Realities, will offer ICX Summit attendees his expert insights and real-world examples for putting the 'wow factor' into the customer experience.

Kiosk showcases Virginia Tech’s land-grant mission

When the Virginia Tech College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) went looking for an effective way to communicate their mission as a land-grant institution to visitors, it didn’t take long to find a solution.

Automated retail separates Legos, luxury goods from competitors

Signifi Solutions is an automated retail provider that sells a variety of items from games to luxury goods inside its vending kiosks. The company recently showcased its Lego kiosk at the National Retail Federation Big Show in New York City.

New interactive map aims to make King's Island visits more fun

Reflect Systems recently released this video of an interactive map it has developed for the Ohio-based amusement park King's Island.

Five pitfalls to avoid when dispensing cash

Dispensing bills greatly increases the complexity of the device and the logic required by your kiosk application in order to gracefully complete a cash transaction.

Is Panera 2.0 starting to pay off?

Panera will report on its Q4 and FY 2014 earnings on Feb. 12, and the question on everyone's mind is, "How's that 2.0 thing going?" We sat down with Panera's Blaine Hurst for some background and an update.

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Digital service kiosks provide government services to Australian citizens

The Information and Communications Technology Research Centre of Excellence (NICTA) has deployed digital service kiosks to Kiama Municipal Council in New South Wales, Australia to help improve access to government services for citizens.

AMC Theater crafts new touchscreen kiosks

AMC Theaters has deployed a new line of "Pyramid’s polytouch all-in-one kiosks" to improve customer engagement and add a variety of new features. These features include mag stripe readers, QR code scanners and a multitouch screen.

Hughes inks digital signage and kiosk deal with Texas

Hughes Network Systems LLC, a global provider of broadband satellite solutions and services, has been awarded a contract by the Texas Department of Information Resources for data communications and networking equipment and related services, including digital signage and touchscreen kiosks.

Phone-charging and digital signage ad kiosk firm launches owner-operator program

Brightbox Inc., platform provider of secure mobile device charging lockers, announced today the inception of its Owner-Operator Program.

Korean retailer implements photocopy and fax kiosks

GS25, a Korean convenience store, has expanded its services by offering electronic kiosks which allow users to make photocopies and send faxes.

International payment company launches prepaid card kiosks in Dubai

Tuxedo Money Solutions, a UK-based international payment company, plans to launch its new line of kiosks which will allow citizens of the United Arab Emirates to acquire prepaid cards called DubaiCards.

ModiFace releases augmented reality makeup simulators for kiosks

ModiFace has released a tool called the ModiFace Mirror which will allow users to simulate the effects of various makeup on their face using augmented reality technology. The ModiFace mirror will be available both from an iOS app and kiosks.

Key copy kiosks coming to Lowe's

KeyMe, a kiosk developer, will be installing their key copy kiosks in Lowe's this year. These kiosks stay true to their name by allowing users to insert their keys and make duplicates.

KioWare opens UK office to facilitate international expansion

KioWare, a kiosk software development company, has recently opened a location in Reading, England which is located on outskirts of London.

Digital signage ad and vending kiosk firm joins DPAA

The Digital Place Based Advertising Association announced today that Vengo has signed on as the latest company to join the Association.

In a large enterprise, employee devices can harbor thousands of unsafe apps

​Mobile enterprise environments are increasingly the target for embedded spyware, adware and backdoors, security provider says.

Solar charging kiosks established in Africa

Mobile solar kiosks are helping Rwandans not only charge their cell phones but also join in on a successful franchise.

Currency exchange kiosks to be installed in the UK

UK based entrepreneurs have created a kiosk called Fourex which can accept 150 different types of currency and convert it to U.S. dollars, sterling, or euros.

Interactive kiosks installed at California high school

Students at Hanford, California, high schools will soon be able to purchase school supplies and learn about school events through new interactive kiosks.

U-Vend signs multiyear licensing agreement with National Hockey League

The agreement includes usage of NHL team branded marks on U-Vend Inc.’s "Pucks Premium Ice Cream."

Internet provider invests in telemedicine kiosk company

HealthSpot’s business model is based on connecting patients with doctors through telepresence kiosks. Essentially, the doctor appears on a screen and the patient can utilize devices such as a stethoscope that are mounted to the kiosk. The doctor receives the results remotely.

AOPEN, Google partnering on digital signage products

New commercial-grade devices are making an entry into the digital signage, POS and kiosk markets made by AOPEN and based on Google's Chrome OS platform, AOPEN announced today.

Christie rolls out digital signage ad network to first 200 movie theater lobbies

Christie's ad-based digital signage network provides revenue generation and customer engagement in theater lobbies across the U.S.

KioWare releases new security tool for Android users

Analytical Design Solutions Inc. has released KioWare 3.5, which will allow Android users to set up custom security settings on their smart phones, tablets and other devices. It is designed specifically for Android 3.5.

Dutch airport kiosks allow users to check in their own luggage

Eindhoven Airport, one of the largest airports in the Netherlands, has recently introduced kiosks known as Scan&Fly which allow customers to check in their own luggage.

Digitals signage enables virtual soccer jerseys at Brazil's Museu do Futbol

Museum has deployed two Kinect-based augmented-reality digital signage installations for museum visitors to try on virtual soccer jerseys, according to project software provider Zugara.

Thailand utilizes kiosks for ASEAN Economic Community

According to the AEC’s website, its goal is to establish economic integration and development among the member nations of the ASEAN.

Queue-management specialist Tensator names new CEO

Tensator Group has announced the appointment of Ben Gale as its new CEO, with aims to increase the company's focus on technology, such as its Virtual Assistant digital signage and kiosk wayfinding solution.

ACI, LD Systems partner on flexible kiosk payment solution

The strategic partnership will offer US consumers quick, easy and safe bill pay options at kiosks nationwide, the companies say.

New Jersey library serving up books via vending machine

The Trenton Free Public Library is taking some of its books to the people, and one of the ways it is dispensing them is via vending machine.

Detroit to get new cashless parking kiosks

The city of Detroit is getting ready to replace its parking kiosks, and the new program introduces some significant changes.

C3 Solution's latest dock scheduling system includes kiosk check-in screen

C3 Solutions announced the new release of its dock scheduling system C3 Reservations.

Road Runner Sports implements ClairVista's kiosk-friendly video chat system

ClairVista, provider of video chat customer service system Live Expert, announced that Road Runner Sports implemented Live Expert for live consultations on its website.

Networld Media launches Interactive Customer Experience Association

Networld Media Group announced the launch of the Interactive Customer Experience Association, which will promote and accelerate the convergence of customer experience technologies and disciplines across all consumer channels.

Automated-X announces new CFO

Automated-X Inc., a developer and integrator of kiosks and automation technologies, today announced that it has appointed Alan Bailey as chief financial officer.

Cogent releases new embedded computing solution

Cogent Computer Systems announced that its AMD G-Series-based 1.1Ghz Industrial Temp COM Express Type 10 is in production and now available.

BioTrackTHC intros banking kiosk, marijuana tracking certification

BioTrackTHC, Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based provider of seed-to-sale software solutions for medical and retail marijuana businesses, announced the launch BioTrackTHC University, a certification training program for the company's marijuana tracking systems.

Meridian releases SDK for self-service development

According to the company, the MzeroCreate SDK and its integration with application programming interfaces will help foster speed to market for companies creating enterprise self-service applications across all industries and use cases.

Acnodes releases new fanless embedded computer

The FES8680 contains a Mini-ITX motherboard that utilizes the fourth-generation Haswell processor, according to the company, and is designed to consume very little power.

Robocoin releases bitcoin SDK for ATM, kiosk manufacturers

Bitcoin ATM company Robocoin has released a software development kit that it says allows any ATM or kiosk to be modified to accept and dispense bitcoins.

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