Building toys with 3-D printing kiosks

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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.

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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.

Driving the Ford F-150 truck experience

Ford Trucks is employing showroom kiosks to help prospective customers kick the tires on the new F-150.

Critical factors to consider when implementing kiosks in restaurants

Age demographics and type of restaurant are crucial in decision making for self-service POS systems, indicates new study.

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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.

Montreal-based Indigo deploys promotions suite across kiosks, mobile

Montreal-based Indigo has implemented an end-to-end Promotion Solution Suite including Promotion Management, Promotion Execution and Central Coupon Management across all sales channels in 330 stores including POS, mPOS, kiosk, consumer mobile and e-commerce.

Independence, Iowa kiosk offers visitors area tourist info

The Independence (Iowa) Area Chamber of Commerce has installed a visitor information kiosk developed by local graphic design and marketing firm Fusion Forward LLC

Developers of virtual receptionist kiosks double customer base in 2014

Las Vegas-based Virtual Communications Corporation, provider of SaaS technology for commercial real estate owners and leaseholders, announced that it doubled its customer base during 2014 and intends to expand aggressively on a global scale.

BDX to feature sales kiosk at Las Vegas International Builder Show

The company will feature new interactive kiosks for sales and design centers.

Vee24 hires new VP of sales

Steve Green has joined Vee24 as vice president of sales.

Samsung demos assisted-selling kiosk, digital signage displays at NRF BIG Show

Samsung Electronics America presented its interactive retail experience at NRF 2015, highlighting a range of solutions for retail environments, from the storefront to the showroom to the loading dock, warehouse and back office.

Second TV audition kiosk opens in Southern California

BBooth, Inc, The Talent Discovery Company, launched its latest TV audition booth at the Hollywood and Highland Center Court in Los Angeles.

Digital Denim Doctor 'prescribes' personalized fit at Nordstrom

DL1961 Premium Denim, a Chicago-based denim brand, announced today a retail initiative with Nordstrom on Michigan Avenue.

Kiosk usability improved in iPatientCare partnership

Integrated practice management solutions provider iPatientCare announced a partnership with Connected Technology Solutions to enhance the usability of iPatientCare Patient Check-in Kiosks.

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