China International Self-Service, Kiosk & Vending Show to take place in Shanghai

At the show this September, users will be able to see a variety of kiosk and vending deployments as well as new technology in the industry.

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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.

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NEWS


Australian city starts trial of bill-payment kiosks

Gold Coast, Australia is performing a trial run with bill payment tablet and standard self- kiosks to allow residents to pay water bills and other government services.

Japan and China to hold vending machine summit

Traditional rivals Japan and China will be joining together for a vending kiosk summit on June 16, according to a report by Financial Times.

European and Asian airports deploy foreign currency exchange kiosks

TravelersBox have deployed foreign currency exchange kiosk to convert unused money into funds for e-wallets or gift cards.

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.

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.

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.

Shanghai kiosk, digital signage show set for September

The 2015 China International Self-Service, Kiosk & Vending Show will move to the Shanghai New International Expo Centre and will be held Sept. 16-18, concurrently with the iFair.

Indian bank says 43% of transactions conducted at kiosk

Karnataka, Southwest India, bank ICICI announced at a press briefing that one year after introducing automated kiosks 43 percent of the branch's transactions were conducted at its Touch Banking kiosk.

Bengaluru, India latest city to install crime reporting kiosk

The Bengaluru (India) City Police have installed a kiosk that allows residents to file a "first information report", or crime report, without trekking to the police station or figuring out jurisdiction of a case, according to the India Times Bengaluru.

Logic Supply releases latest IPC player

Industrial and embedded computing provider Logic Supply has introduced its new IPC player, Cincoze.

East Malaysia electric company jumps on kiosk bandwagon

Sabah Electricity, located in Kota Kinabalu, capital of East Malaysia's Sabah, has added a bill-payment kiosk to enable customers to pay bills 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Australian storage facility opts for self-service

Helensvale, Australia's Steel Storage has opened a new four-story self-service storage facility designed to maximize rentable area and improve customer experience.

Kiosks hold the key to self-service storage solutions

Kiosk and storage technology provider OpenTech Alliance Inc. has joined security systems distributor PTI Australasia in an international distribution agreement to offer automated storage solutions to the Australasian, Southeast Asia and Middle East markets, according to InsiderSelfStorage.com. Steel Storage Holdings Pty.

Complaint kiosk to allow Qatar workers voice for grievances

Qatar's Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs has installed a complaint kiosk for worker grievances, according to Just Here. A prevalent issue for Qatar workers is a lack of labor inspections, the article said. The self-service system is designed to...

South Korean self-service café relies on honor system

On the South Korean island Jeju a self-service café relies on the honor system, according to Want China Times. SunSet & Hill Café is an unmanned restaurant where tourists and other visitors cook their own meals – and are expected...

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