JCDecaux launchs self-service electric bicycles

Outdoor advertiser JCDecaux has launched a line of self-service electric bikes that are powered by a three hour battery, according to a press release. With one fully charged battery, a rider can travel six miles.

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Health care solutions developed with the patient in mind

It can be argued that the underlying premise of patient management is to provide answers and implement solutions to the question – "How can a patient's experience of the health care system be improved?" Therefore, any solution developed should be based on the patient's well-being, comfort and convenience.

Late-night revelers score free rides with Uber Safe kiosk

Uber, the app-based car service, recently rolled out an innovative kiosk solution to fight drunk driving — and possibly to serve as an antidote to recent unflattering press and underscore its commitment to safety.

Kiosks and connectivity: Changing bricks and mortar to clicks and mortar

Interactive kiosks and tablets provide a point of connection for the consumer and have become a catalyst to purchasing; these connected kiosks and tablets are changing the brick-and-mortar store to the click-and-mortar store, kiosk expert says.

The high cost of system downtime

System downtime may be costing you more than you think, kiosk software developer says.

Social entrepreneurs fighting third-world poverty with energy kiosks

With few options, many living in rural Africa and Asia have to rely on unclean water supplies and dirty energy sources, but social entrepreneurs are taking aim at the problem.

Smile-activated kiosk dispenses a little warmth on Blue Monday

European HVAC giant Vaillant's U.K. arm earlier this year brightened up Blue Monday with a smile-activated coffee kiosk in London's Victoria Station.

Recovering your keys at kiosks

Many of us can relate to that horrible feeling when you into your pocket to pull out your keys only to find nothing but lint. You empty all of your pockets, but still your key remains elusive.

Merchandising for the Connected Consumer

Who is the Connected Consumer? With a constant connection to the web and social media via a smart mobile device, the connected consumer is an informed shopper actively seeking the best value for a desired good.

Building toys with 3D printing kiosks

From prosthetic limbs to organ replacement, the possibilities for 3-D printers seem endless, yet one area 3-D printing is about to explode is in the manufacturing business. This is particularly true in toy manufacturing with PieceMakers’ new 3-D printing kiosk called the PieceMaker Factory.

Paul Price to keynote Interactive Customer Experience Summit

Paul Price, CEO of marketing technology company Creative Realities, will offer ICX Summit attendees his expert insights and real-world examples for putting the 'wow factor' into the customer experience.

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Miami Airport deploys security kiosks

The Miami International Airport(MIA) has deployed additional biometric kiosks to improve customer service and security.

Ingenico, Intel to work on products for the Internet of Things

The companies will jointly develop a mobile tablet that supports EMV and NFC payment functionalities.

Selfie Station kiosks deliver branded selfies in '21st-century photo booth'

Selfie Station is an open-air photo booth featuring customizable and branded selfies for instant posting on social media, designed specifically for the events and party industry.

Brightbox cellphone-charging kiosks the 'Official Charging Sponsor' for 2015 Amusement Expo

Brightbox Inc., a platform provider of secure mobile device charging lockers, announced it was the official charging sponsor of the 2015 Amusement Expo in Las Vegas March 24-26.

AMC Theater crafts new touchscreen kiosks

AMC Theaters has deployed a new line of "Pyramid’s polytouch all-in-one kiosks" to improve customer engagement and add a variety of new features. These features include mag stripe readers, QR code scanners and a multitouch screen.

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.

ModiFace releases augmented reality makeup simulators for kiosks

ModiFace has released a tool called the ModiFace Mirror which will allow users to simulate the effects of various makeup on their face using augmented reality technology. The ModiFace mirror will be available both from an iOS app and kiosks.

Key copy kiosks coming to Lowe's

KeyMe, a kiosk developer, will be installing their key copy kiosks in Lowe's this year. These kiosks stay true to their name by allowing users to insert their keys and make duplicates.

KioWare opens UK office to facilitate international expansion

KioWare, a kiosk software development company, has recently opened a location in Reading, England which is located on outskirts of London.

Solar charging kiosks established in Africa

Mobile solar kiosks are helping Rwandans not only charge their cell phones but also join in on a successful franchise.

Christie rolls out digital signage ad network to first 200 movie theater lobbies

Christie's ad-based digital signage network provides revenue generation and customer engagement in theater lobbies across the U.S.

Dutch airport kiosks allow users to check in their own luggage

Eindhoven Airport, one of the largest airports in the Netherlands, has recently introduced kiosks known as Scan&Fly which allow customers to check in their own luggage.

Digitals signage enables virtual soccer jerseys at Brazil's Museu do Futbol

Museum has deployed two Kinect-based augmented-reality digital signage installations for museum visitors to try on virtual soccer jerseys, according to project software provider Zugara.

Networld Media launches Interactive Customer Experience Association

Networld Media Group announced the launch of the Interactive Customer Experience Association, which will promote and accelerate the convergence of customer experience technologies and disciplines across all consumer channels.

Corvette Museum kiosk will take visitors 'inside the sinkhole'

The museum is installing an interactive kiosk that will let visitors explore the cave below their feet via a camera that was installed during the repair of the sinkhole.

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