Kiosks in Retail 101

Self-service kiosks increasingly are becoming a fixture of the retail landscape. As they become more popular, the devices are changing the way retailers serve their customers.

Type: Special Report


Sankyo TRIO Reader Payment Device

Sankyo TRIO Reader Payment Device. The TRIO reader is a small, stylish payment device that accepts all cashless payment methods such as contact, contactless, magnetic stripe and even mobile. This smart reader implements all the payment logic internally which makes it easier for the integrator to pass certification.

Type: Fact Sheet

Sponsor: Nidec Sankyo America Corporation

Budgeting for your interactive project

Are you thinking of initiating a kiosk or interactive merchandising program? In order to achieve appropriate budget parameters, you must set clearly defined goals. The purpose of this paper is to give all parties a framework to think about the important first steps.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Frank Mayer and Associates, Inc.

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7-Eleven Hong Kong rolls out Avengers: Age of Ultron QR code kiosk

Ultron spawned many clones of himself during the Age of Ultron movie, and the movie in turn is spawning vast numbers of promotions and tie-ins.

Mobile payments in the U.S. remain an attractive but elusive idea: Study

A variety of approaches to the concept are in the works around the globe as firms seek entry to this promising field.

Small rise in kiosk costs despite increases in power and reliability

Pricing numbers can be difficult to tease out of sources but a researcher breaks down kiosk costs by international region.

New study says self-checkout terminals to quadruple by 2014

A new study from Retail Banking Research indicates a promising future for self-checkout, particularly in North America, Western Europe and Asia.

Library self-service grows quietly

Distributors say new technology saves scarce manpower for other tasks; new vending machines also extend libraries' reach beyond their walls.

Ask the Experts: Identifying the characteristics of a good narrator for kiosk voice prompts

What should deployers of self-service kiosks look for when selecting a narrator for the kiosk's voice prompts? Allison Smith, a professional voice actress who has voiced kiosks in the past, gives her advice.  

Choosing a kiosk printer

Manufacturers lay out the ground rules for selecting a kiosk printer that moves fast, doesn't jam and keeps the wear and tear away from the user. 

Bizarre self-service: The five weirdest kiosk apps of '08

Self-service takes a turn for the surreal in this roundup of strange kiosk applications that could make Rod Serling roll over in his grave.

Summit Research offers free report as part of recession survey

Summit Research is offering self-service deployers a free copy of the 2008 edition of "Interactive Kiosks: Best Practices," valued at $695. But there's one little string attached ...

China Kiosk Show: Future of self-service

Asia is making strides in self-service deployments.

China kiosk show approaches

China's only self-service show to feature digital signage, POS and kiosks.

European market growing

Summit Research's report takes a look at trends in the kiosk industry.

Retail's big show draws near

High-tech takes center stage at NRF expo.

Indian government deploys information kiosks to improve access

Kiosks are the latest developments of India's on-going e-gov movement. Researchers, reformers and American companies all share interest in Indian e-gov.

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Articles realted to Asia & Pacific Rim regions for Kiosk Marketplace.