Recovering your keys at kiosks

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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.

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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.

Kiosk showcases Virginia Tech’s land-grant mission

When the Virginia Tech College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) went looking for an effective way to communicate their mission as a land-grant institution to visitors, it didn’t take long to find a solution.

New interactive map aims to make King's Island visits more fun

Reflect Systems recently released this video of an interactive map it has developed for the Ohio-based amusement park King's Island.

Is Panera 2.0 starting to pay off?

Panera will report on its Q4 and FY 2014 earnings on Feb. 12, and the question on everyone's mind is, "How's that 2.0 thing going?" We sat down with Panera's Blaine Hurst for some background and an update.

Commentary: The tech and features that shoppers want

A new large-scale shopper survey sheds light on consumers who mix online and in-store shopping in whatever way is most convenient for them.

What's in store for 2015?

Millennials controlling 70% of the spending power in the U.S. creates vast uncertainty amongst retailers; but with the strongest economy in years, optimism prevails as we begin 2015.

New Year's resolution: Start the year with a great plan for your business

If you’re one of those people who have great intentions but lack follow through, writing a good business plan is the first major test of your commitment.

Heart of the matter

How kiosks have enabled the Halle Heart Children’s Museum in Tempe, Arizona, to open wide its doors to the public.

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NEWS


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.

MyMagic+ kiosks are generating big returns for Disney

Disney's MyMagic+ program, which uses a combination of wristbands and kiosks to help theme park attendees prioritize and get to their chosen attractions faster, has turned out to be very lucrative, according to executives on a recent earnings call.

Mattress store goes completely associate-free

Management monitors the store via web cams, and shoppers can place their orders whenever they are ready on the in-store kiosks.

Belly opts for Moki to drive consumer-facing tablets

Cloud-based software provider Moki has announced that Belly, which it says is the country's largest customer loyalty network and marketing solution, has selected Moki's Total Control to manage, secure and analyze 11,500 customer-facing digital signage kiosk tablets that power Belly's loyalty program in more than 10,000 businesses worldwide.

FaceCake virtual dressing room celebrates Super Bowl XLIX with 'NFL Fan Style Tour'

FaceCake's Swivel Virtual Dressing Room engages fans instantly, letting them get their game on with the latest NFL styles and Gameday spirit gear aboard a 53-foot long, 2,000-square-foot event truck, creating a one-of-a-kind interactive fusion of fashion and football.

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