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Digital signage done right

Selling and upselling are strategic factors to survival in the retail food industry. Digital signage plays a crucial role in mitigating the impact of "employees "in the weeds" on sales by protecting your brand, according to Ernest Koury, restaurant franchisee and digital signage provider.

CONNECT Summit to delve into the evolving impact of mobile

Nikki Baird, Jack Philbin among the keynote speakers for the inaugural executive event.

Why Buying Self Service Off the Shelf Doesn't Always Work

Although some self-service applications can be standardized, a truly effective deployment often requires custom development or benefits from a "purpose built" principle.

Sponsored by: Connected Technology Solutions

PayToo CEO: 'Facebook for the unbanked customer's financial needs'

PayToo's CEO Michel Poignant discusses the company's kiosk launch and plans for the future.

Redbox CEO: 'We're not pleased'

Redbox CEO discusses decreased sales and what the company plans to do moving forward.

Case Study: Lighting Manufacturer Increases Sales by 40% with In-store Kiosks

Lighting manufacturer, RAB Lighting, increased sales by 40% by implementing an iPad-turned-kiosk as part of their new product display gondola. By using Manager from Moki they are able to remotely manage, update and control the content on 1000+ devices in various retail locations.

Sponsored by: Moki

Mobile and kiosks: One brand's touchpoint formula

Using mobile device and kiosk features, your brand can be integrated into nearly every phase of a consumer's day.

The three vital features of every great kiosk system

Truly exceptional kiosk deployments always have three key features, according to a kiosk product expert.

Check out Panera To You

The store layout is dominated by ordering, order pick-up and wait-area seating.

Kiosks transform charitable donations and create opportunities for giving

Kiosks are creating new and easier ways to give to charitable organizations.

Blending the physical with the digital: What we can learn from Lego and 3D printing

New tech lets us go from physical to virtual and back; how can this be applied to digital signage and kiosk solutions?

3 ways kiosks are changing transportation

Kiosks are providing massive opportunities for mass access to transit.

Five ways tablets can transform retail experience

"Tablets have been touted as "reinventing" and "revolutionizing" retail. Retailers and consumer-facing businesses have been testing the use of tablets to gain operational and marketing advantages, and they like the results. Here are some ways retailers are getting big impact out of small screens."

How Penn State museum tackled customer engagement with kiosks

Kiosk software provides accessibility to Penn State and other museums and engages the public.

5 ways you can engage your shoppers with interactive kiosks

Digital interactive kiosks offer innovative ways to interact with your customers, reach target audiences efficiently and thrive in today’s competitive marketplace.

UK shoppers using less cash, British Retail Consortium says

Self-checkout and new ways to pay are leading to a decrease in the use of cash in the U.K., according to a BRC study.

Meeting the ADA compliance challenge

Self-service kiosk vendors give Kiosk Marketplace their views on the best ways to comply with the complex requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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Kiosk solves Loyola University mail problem

Loyola Unviersity Maryland called on Tokyo-based Ricoh Americas Corp. to install a self-service mail kiosk, the Ricoh University Kiosk, on campus.

Automated passport kiosks take off

The Automated Passport Control Kiosk has been added to several airports around the country, among the latest, Detroit Metropolitan International Airport, which just installed 30 new APCs.

Moscow transitions from street vendors to kiosks

Moscow's first kiosk was installed in the famous Pushkin Square, and the project resulted in cutting street vendors by half — from 22,000 to 10,000 with the new stations.

Digital signage kiosks adding to advertiser lineup

Automated retailing systems provider AVT Inc. has signed up "high profile" sponsors for its newly launched kiosk digital signage advertising platform, the company said in an announcement.

Louisiana casino hotel gambles on self-service

Louisiana-based casino hotel Golden Nugget Lake Charles has called on hospitality technology provider Agilysys Inc. to implement a series of automated and self-service solutions.

Health kiosks to provide better access to care in Ohio

Telemedicine provider HealthSpot is out to improve health care access in Ohio.

Stanford kiosk prescribes cancer clinical trials

Stanford Cancer Institute has teamed up with SeePoint Technology to come up with a solution that would increase awareness and enrollment in clinical trials.

PAYTOO adds nationwide bill-pay solution

PAYTOO Mobile Wallet announced its bill payment solution is available nationwide.

Employee self-service solution uses biometrics

Biometric identification technologies provider Neurotechnology has launched its latest software solution, NCheck Biometric Time and Attendance 2.1.

Self-service restaurant solution is music to your ears

CBS NorthStar announced an update to its NorthStar Order Entry technology that allows restaurants to provide a jukebox feature to table ordering.

NCR wins best kiosk award, partnership with Globe Telecom

Philippines-based telecommunications provider Globe Telecom announced it is partnering with Duluth, Ga.-based NCR Corp. to install its self-service bill-pay technology in retail locations.

UC San Diego Health System intros self-service solutions

UC San Diego Health System is partnering with SeePoint, designer and manufacturer of interactive kiosk systems, to overhaul its check-in and vendor management system, according to a press release.

Ford powered by charging kiosks, solar energy

Ford Motor Company will install an information kiosk onsite at its Ford World Headquarters location to show visitors how solar power works and to offer details on its new solar-powered electric vehicle carport.

3M Library Systems adds security solution to kiosks

3M's newest system adds another level of security for cardholders using SelfCheck kiosks.

Illinois race track bets on self-service technology

Hawthorne Race Course will receive new wagering technology by Sportech Racing and Digital.

Connecticut town expresses privacy concerns over parking kiosks

The Luke II kiosks can read license plate data, which has been a subject of concern over privacy for several council members.

Parking kiosks expired before their time

The town of Palm Beach City, Fla., is planning to replace older parking kiosks with smarter ones

New Jersey kiosk to provide better job access

A kiosk provides access for job seekers and employers to the online Jobs 4 Jersey portal where users can create an account and search for or post jobs at no cost

EU funds self-service bike rental in Romania

Residents of Timisoara, Western Romania, may ride at no cost with the new self-service bike-rental program provided by the €1.2 million of funds allotted from the EU, according to the Romania Insider. Twenty-five rental stations will provide entry to the...

UK library to save money with self-service

Libraries will be open longer with the use of self-service technology and save money

Nashville bike kiosks taking off

The city of Nashville will be installing more bike-sharing kiosks throughout the area.

U-Vend to roll out Arthur's Smoothies kiosks across Canada

U-Vend has been given exclusive rights for the sale of Arthur's Smoothies in self-service kiosks across Canada, according to a U-Vend press release.

DSA issues call for entries for fourth annual DSA Crown Awards

The Digital Screenmedia Association has issued a call for entries for the fourth annual DSA Crown Awards that recognize "outstanding and best-in-class" content across digital signage, mobile technologies, and self-service and interactive kiosks, according to an announcement from the DSA.

Touch sensor firm Zytronic extends North American channel, adds Priconics to partner network

Zytronic, specialist developer of dual- and multitouch PCT touch sensors, has added Priconics to its network of North American representatives, the company announced.

MetaPack and InPost join forces to optimize delivery services

U.K.-based InPost, provider of self-service package kiosks, will join MetaPack Group, a U.K. provider of e-commerce technology delivery services, for their delivery platform, according to a press release. The partnership is designed to provide "more flexible and convenient delivery options" to customers, the announcement said.

Canada claims Bitcoin throne

Canada can claim first place for number of Bitcoin ATMs, or BTMs, according to BTM provider CAVIRTEX, which launched six new machines in Toronto and has plans for four more in Vancouver, Niagara, Ottawa and Halifax. Canada now has more...

"Dinner and a Movie," starring Redbox and Olive Garden

Olive Garden announced it is joining with Redbox for its "Dinner and a Movie" promotion. Customers at the restaurant can participate in the deal with Olive Garden's Buy One, Take One prices starting at $12.99.

Baanto and TSItouch partner to provide touchscreen solution

Ontario-based Baanto Inc, provider of touch sensing solutions, is partnering with Pennsylvania-based touchscreen monitor technology provider TSItouch to offer ShadowSense, an integrated touchscreen solution.

FTI investigation of FAB kiosks reveals mixed findings

FAB Universal, provider of kiosk-based downloadable digital media and entertainment, released an update on its internal investigation conducted by FTI Consulting Inc. and FTI Investigations LLC. Investigations of FAB were conducted on the basis of allegations "that the Company's kiosk...

Kiosk network to offer free health assessments

Chicago-based higi and California-based Stayhealthy, both providers of health monitoring solutions, are partnering to build a retail health kiosk network that will operate as higi, according to a higi company announcement. The companies have contracted with health provider, corporate, retail...

AVT intros office supply kiosk

AVT Inc., provider of automated retailing systems, announced the launch of its self-service office supply kiosk, built for Peachtree Supplies. The "Office Products To Go" kiosk contains commonly used office products and will be located in buildings with the highest...

Colorado deployer's Bitcoin ATMs offer exchange - and user education

Each unit will tap into an interactive content network and will be staffed by a live Bitcoin expert who can offer answers and assistance.

Chicago stores get a taste of ice cream kiosks

U-Vend, provider of self-service electronic kiosks, announced the installation of their Mini-Melts ice cream-vending kiosks in Chicago-area stores, according to a company press release. The company will pilot six kiosks initially, with future plans for another 40 locations through 2015. U-Vend has 75 self-service machines in the Chicago area.

Australia gives self-service pizza a chance

Australia is getting a taste of its first pizza vending machine, according to cnet.com. Pizza Gio is a self-service machine that cooks 11-inch pizzas within three minutes, the article said. Sydney-based Pompei's pizza owner George Pompei started his vending journey...

Houston courts 'decentralize' services via kiosks

Houston Municipal Courts Department has expanded its traffic ticket payment kiosk service to area police stations, according to The Kingwood Observer. Tickets can be paid 24 hours a day, and cashless options are available. A $2 fee is assessed at...

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