Four tips on claiming the technophobe market


With all the attention tech-savvy millennials are getting for their love of self-service, there's a forgotten market demographic that could mean more revenue for your kiosk – if only you could get their attention.


Montreal's interactive bus shelters drive commuter engagement

The shelter displays entice users with gesture-based controls.

Are interactive screens a smart choice for cities?

Touchscreen technology is playing a bigger role in helping cities become interactive.

How to pull a return out of an ATM kiosk investment

There's no 'rabbit out of a hat' -- just a matter of conjuring up a solid, workable ad strategy.

Ohio rest-stop kiosks drive revenue for roadwork

Ten rest areas are housing the displays, with local businesses tapped to fuel advertising income.

Cincinnati Chevy dealer drives the tablet trend forward

Kiosks utilizing Microsoft Surface Pro tablets created an engaging showroom environment.

Pepsi Like Machine trades soda for Facebook 'likes' (Video)

Pepsi blends digital signage and social media for branding, and for targeted customer data gathering.

Interactive digital kiosks ring in new era for NYC payphones

Interactive digital technology is at the center of NYC's competition to reinvent the payphone.

The Top 10 kiosk stories of 2012

Thanks to the power of website analytics, we have tallied the list of our most-read stories of 2012.

Virtual Concierge kiosk serves users, collects data (Video)

The Virtual Concierge digital signage kiosk from Parabit provides user insight with analytics-gathering software.

Mobile maps offer untapped resources for parks

State and national parks enter the mobile world with a cached map app that functions as a self-service tour guide.

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Vending machine dispenses healthy advice and product

A candy-filled vending machine is dispening healthy reminders to customers to brush their teeth.

Vending technology and social networking used in Cadbury publicity stunt

One of Cadbury's latest marketing strategies combined vending machine technology with social networking, according to Digital Spy.  By registering their Facebook profile, customers were treated to a free Cadbury chocolate bar from the Joy Generator vending machine. The machine operated for one day only in Sydney.

Kiosk gets Toronto visitors involved in Pan Am, Parapan Games countdown

The city of Toronto is engaging visitors in the countdown to the Pan Am and Parapan Games next summer with an interactive kiosk and countdown clock, according to MediaCaster Magazine.  The Cisco Toronto 2015 Countdown clock displays the days and minutes until the Games, and beside it stands a kiosk with a digital media app and camera.

Fendi installs luxury handbag vending, reaches out to millennials

Italian fashion house Fendi has stationed luxury handbag-dispending vending kiosks at its new Soho location in New York, according to TimeOut.  The machines were launched as a marketing effort designed to reach out to millennials, the article said.

Marijuana vending kiosks ink deal for digital signage ad platform

Tranzbyte Corp. has opted for SmarterSign digital signage software to deliver digital out-of-home ads to the top digital signage display screen of its ZaZZZ marijuana-dispensary kiosks, Transbyte announced earlier this month. The platform offers a scalable solution combined with ease...

Elevate Digital raises $3 million from SFX Entertainment

Digital interactive kiosk developer Elevate Digital has received $3 million in funding from SFX Entertainment, a producer of live music events and digital entertainment content. SFX says it will use Elevate Digital's kiosk screens at events to create an interactive...

NASCAR test drives digital signage kiosks at Bristol

NASCAR and Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway tested out new fan-centric traveling technology, digital signage kiosks designed to enhance fans' enjoyment at live events and entertainment venues, during the recent Irwin Tools Night Race NASCAR Weekend. The "Digital Signage, Mobility &...

DSA to hold Chicago Screenmedia Symposium in September

The Digital Screenmedia Association announced it will hold its second symposium, this time in Chicago on September 5 and 6. The 24-hour conference will follow a similar format to the inaugural Digital Screenmedia Symposium in Dallas, according to DSA Executive...

UK chocolatier Thorntons pilots in-store kiosks

The U.K.-based confectionery retailer Thorntons is testing a new in-store kiosk that allows shoppers to buy from its extended online product range using One iota SmartPod technology. The solution will focus on converting sales for items that are difficult to...

Clear Channel Airports lands DOOH deal for Chicago's Midway and O'Hare

Chicago's City Council recently voted to award Clear Channel Airports a new five-year contract with five one-year extension options to provide comprehensive indoor digital media programs at Chicago's two airports, O'Hare and Midway International, according to an announcement from Clear...

IZ-ON Media partners with HealthCENTER Kiosk Network for digtial signage ad sales

IZ-ON Media (formerly known as Premier Retail Networks, or PRN), a Technicolor company and a global provider of digital place-based media sales and services, and Stayhealthy Inc., a provider of health screening kiosks, recently announced a multiyear agreement making IZ-ON...

Campuses go green with Evive kiosks

Evive Station LLC is battling plastic waste with the rollout of its reusable water bottle cleaning and filling kiosks. According to an article on, the Evive kiosk works with its own RFID-equipped reusable water bottles, allowing users to clean...

Interactive digital signage kiosk promos carmaker Skoda and its museum efforts

Slovenia-based outdoor public LCD systems specialists Infinitus d.o.o.

NV3 launches 3rd-gen digital signage and charging kiosks

Today from its headquarters in Baltimore's Emerging Technology Center, NV3 Technologies announced the availability and deployment of its third-generation NTC Series digital signage and charging kiosks. NV3 said its charging kiosks, available in both desktop and floor models, are well...

Dutch telco calls up Scala to drive digital signage, kiosks

Scala announced today that Dutch telco giant KPN, formerly KPN Primafoon, has re-vamped its image and interior design at 105 retail stores across the Netherlands using Scala-driven digital signage. KPN wanted to transition to a more modern look and feel,...

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