The Self-Service & Kiosk Show, held Oct. 17-18 in San Francisco, welcomed its largest crowd of exhibitors and attendees ever: 47 exhibitors demonstrated their wares to about 500 attendees.
The show becomes increasingly successful thanks to sponsors like IBM, which sponsored the welcome reception; Whitech, which sponsored Tuesday’s continental breakfast; and Zoom Systems, which sponsored this lunch spread.
Communitek's customer sign-up kiosk was displayed in both stand-mounted and portable configurations.
Attendees crowd the IBM booth, where the Mix & Burn music kiosk was on display.
TD Fischer showed several examples of its comprehensive design and integration services.
One of two Zoom Shops set up on the show floor. These souped up vending machines dispensed everything from CDs and books to iPods and accessories.
ICM displayed its "video poster" digital signage apps, which are flash-drive and USB-port enabled.
Scandinavian company EWAIT showed its new restaurant ordering system, which doubles as an entertainment console. It is available as a tabletop unit and as a full-size table with touchscreen integrated into the surface.
Pay Ease's financial services kiosk allows patrons to buy event tickets, pay parking tickets and carry out other common financial transactions.
Diebold's Kevin Mickle explained the benefits of using a third-party service provider for deployment and maintenance of self-service devices.
At the WebRaiser booth, patrons examined the company's award-winning propane tank vending solution.
Kioware demonstrated the software behind the scenes of an HR kiosk.
5point's financial services kiosk has a pressure-sensitive floormat for security -- if the user steps away, the session is closed and the cache erased.
BI/BEIT-TEC demonstrated its central-server-managed photo kiosk system.
Noritsu showed several photo kiosk solutions, from all-in-ones to mini-labs that interface with tabletop front-ends.
Netkey demonstrated its award-winning Swift Informer kiosk, which enables employees of the Swift trucking company to manage common HR tasks.
Apunix Computer Solutions' booth showcased a number of real-world applications built in the Java programming language.
The PROVISIO booth showcased version 6 of SiteKiosk, a software package that secures kiosk operations.
Nanonation's booth highlighted a number of the company's recent deployments for entertainment-related products.
KING Products demonstrated one of its Plynth kiosk models with a multimedia display mounted above the touchscreen.
Olea Exhibits/Displays showcased its Tucson kiosk, which is compatible with a number of touchscreen models.
The classroom area at the Source Technologies anchor booth was home to a seminar during the show.
KioskMarketplace.com editor James Bickers (right) learns about the Info Touch TIO financial services kiosk at the booth of anchor partner PDNB.
Attendees welcomed the chance to try their hands, and rest their feet, at this game in anchor partner St. Clair's booth.
The friendlyway anchor booth featured a number of cutting-edge applications. Here, interface designer Adam Aronsen speaks with attendees.
An attendee learns about Kiosk Logix's BizCenterLOGIX solution, a comprehensive package for running a print/copy business center.
Hand Held Products demonstrated a number of its portable mini-kiosks, suited for in-store applications like price lookup and loyalty.
Joe Trobert (left) and Mark Iwanski of Instruments & Equipment Co. prepare to wind down the show Tuesday.
Livewire's Michael Wentzel explains the inner workings of the Travelex embossed card-dispensing kiosk.
Tranax and Financial Payments paired up to tell attendees about their check-cashing kiosk.
Max International's Michael Vigunas describes his company’s array of paper options for self-service devices and ATMs.
Rhombus Group president Jeff Metzger (left) and his partner John St. Pierre were on hand to answer questions about installation, service and maintenance.
Electronic Systems Protection's power filters protect self-service equipment from power, phone and network disruptions.
Corporate Safe Specialist president Ed McGunn described a QSR ordering kiosk that accepts and dispenses currency and coins.
UNIK C&C had on display its "DVD Villy," a DVD rental kiosk that holds up to 590 titles.
Parabit Systems Inc.'s president Rob Leiponis described a turnkey kiosk solution for the financial industry.
D2 Sales' customized kiosks drew a crowd of interested attendees.
Australia-based TouchMate made its U.S. debut at the show with three uniquely designed kiosks.
La Gard's Orlando Consalvi explained the inner workings of a digital safe lock to Ed McGunn of Corporate Safe Specialists.
Sharon Hsu showed off aNeoCon's array of digital display products.
Jeff Gibson described the data communication services available from TNS.
Terry Cooper discussed with an attendee Telpar's standard and customized printers for self-service applications.
Elo Touchsystems displayed its TouchComputer.
TPI Software showcased its patent-pending client technology.
Diana Williamson of GraphicsSystems listened as an attendee asked about her company's digital signage offerings.
Project manager Norman Koh demonstrated how to use Flytech Technology's all-in-one POS system.
Atech Flash Technology had on hand a number of its memory card readers for photo kiosks and multimedia applications.
Star Micronics' tables were laden with various printers and accessories for kiosk and self-service devices.
Vali Maskatiya demonstrates Infonox's ActiveSuite financial application, which was introduced at the show.
The Self-Service & Kiosk Show thanks all the exhibitors and attendees who made the San Francisco event such a success. The next SelfService Show is February 13-14 in Orlando, Fla.