DSA extends deadline for entries for annual Crown Awards to Sept. 22, adds Mobile category

The Digital Screenmedia Association has extended its deadline for entries for its annual DSA Crown Awards that recognize "outstanding and best-in-class" content across digital signage, mobile technologies, and self-service and interactive kiosks, according to an announcement from the DSA. The new deadline is 5 p.m. Eastern on Monday, Sept. 22.

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The difference between digital signage and touchscreen kiosks

The demand for both digital signage and touchscreen kiosks has increased exponentially over the years. Adding a digital layer to the customer experience is a way to increase the opportunities for engagement whether you are selling a product or educating your visitors.

Digital signage done right

Selling and upselling are strategic factors to survival in the retail food industry. Digital signage plays a crucial role in mitigating the impact of "employees "in the weeds" on sales by protecting your brand, according to Ernest Koury, restaurant franchisee and digital signage provider.

Four ways to configure your retail tablet program

Retailers offer self-service and assisted selling by incorporating tablets into stores.

Video walls, drive-thru kiosks hot menu items at NRA14

Digital signage video walls and touchscreen self-order drive-thru kiosks were among the technology highlights at this year's National Restaurant Association show.

Kiosk transports shoppers on a Philippines adventure

Interactive digital signage kiosk takes mall shoppers rock climbing and scuba diving in the Philippines.

Pepsi launches new interactive vending kiosk for World Cup season

Interactive virtual reality kiosk gives soccer fans a kick.

Mobile-social-gamification apps key next-gen vending kiosks

Snack food giant Mondelez rolling out high-tech interactive vending kiosks with integrated mobile-social-gamification apps.

A look at the best of the best in kiosks, screenmedia

Annual DSA Industry Excellence Awards honor the best kiosk, mobile and digital signage deployments across all verticals.

Interactive aquarium exhibits invite visitors to touch and learn

Digital displays placed throughout the Palma Aquarium allowed exhibit information to stand out yet still be readable.

Sport Chek flagship launches digital revolution, again

The Canadian sporting goods giant continues to fight the good fight in keeping alive brick-and-mortar retail.

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Commercial-grade tablet provider adds software management for kiosk and digital signage deployments

Traverse City, Michigan-based Applied Device Technologies has certified PROVISIO's SiteKiosk Android application and SiteRemote management platform for use on its PROPORT commercial tablet for kiosk and digital signage use.

NV3 website features kiosk and digital signage solutions

Baltimore's NV3 Technologies has launched its new website featuring mobile device-charging solutions and information about its free digital signage solutions.

Fortinet intros Unified Threat Management solution

California-based network security provider Fortinet launched a new threat management system, the Fortigate Unified Threat Management with FortiWifi and FortiPresence analytics.

Parabit Systems intros latest wayfinding kiosk

The New Aveta, Roosevelt, N.Y.-based Parabit Systems' latest self-service kiosk, will be unveiled next month at the Airports Council International – North American 2014 annual conference and exhibition.

JCDecaux partners with Verizon for rollout of mobile-charging digital signage kiosks to US airports

Out-of-home advertising giant JCDecaux has completed the rollout of 169 new mobile-charging kiosks at the four largest international airports in the U.S.; the kiosks will exclusively feature Verizon advertising and content on digital signage screens.

Vending kiosk micromarkets get a taste of digital menu boards

Automated food-service merchandiser Sheehan Brothers Vending has picked Mvix digital signage menu boards for its new Micromarkets (a.k.a. Contemporary Cafes) service, according to an announcement from Mvix.

Deployment Logix deploys new solution for kiosk, digital signage, retail industries

Deployment Logix announced the launch of its Precision Deployment Solutions service now available nationwide.

Moscow transitions from street vendors to kiosks

Moscow's first kiosk was installed in the famous Pushkin Square, and the project resulted in cutting street vendors by half — from 22,000 to 10,000 with the new stations.

Digital signage kiosks adding to advertiser lineup

Automated retailing systems provider AVT Inc. has signed up "high profile" sponsors for its newly launched kiosk digital signage advertising platform, the company said in an announcement.

Stanford kiosk prescribes cancer clinical trials

Stanford Cancer Institute has teamed up with SeePoint Technology to come up with a solution that would increase awareness and enrollment in clinical trials.

U-Vend to roll out Arthur's Smoothies kiosks across Canada

U-Vend has been given exclusive rights for the sale of Arthur's Smoothies in self-service kiosks across Canada, according to a U-Vend press release.

Touch sensor firm Zytronic extends North American channel, adds Priconics to partner network

Zytronic, specialist developer of dual- and multitouch PCT touch sensors, has added Priconics to its network of North American representatives, the company announced.

FTI investigation of FAB kiosks reveals mixed findings

FAB Universal, provider of kiosk-based downloadable digital media and entertainment, released an update on its internal investigation conducted by FTI Consulting Inc. and FTI Investigations LLC. Investigations of FAB were conducted on the basis of allegations "that the Company's kiosk...

Device-charging and digital signage ad kiosks landing in three of the country's busiest airports

Interactive and digital out-of-home advertising solutions designer Monster Media has renewed its interactive digital wall agreement and signed an additional contract with Clear Channel Airports, a brand division of Clear Channel Outdoor, to roll out a nationwide network of interactive charging stations.

Don't miss our 'Digital Signage Kiosks 101' webinar, coming soon

Kiosks used to be distinct, ATM-shaped fixtures located in store corners and hotel lobbies, but the lines between digital signage and digital signage kiosks have blurred as screens have become more readily interactive. Now, digital signage kiosks are popping up...

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Signage is no longer a static affair — today, dynamic digital signage can compel customers, extend the brand and boost the bottom line.