Ford powered by charging kiosks, solar energy

Ford Motor Company will install an information kiosk onsite at its Ford World Headquarters location to show visitors how solar power works and to offer details on its new solar-powered electric vehicle carport.

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Get your boss to say 'yes' to interactive digital signage

First, let me provide a little context. This blog was written to help you get your interactive hardware and software budget approved.

How interactive touchscreens boost office productivity (Commentary)

Four ways interactive digital signage can make the workplace more productive.

Kiosks ease workflow on college campuses

During tough economic times, more people return to school. College enrollment has spiked as the country continues to dig itself out of the recession.

Kiosks help irrigation equipment maker stamp out 'sneakernet'

Senninger Irrigation uses SeePoint kiosks to help employees track orders.

Kiosks keep money dry at theme park (video)

Holiday World will open in May with kiosk system.

CETW12: Loyalty program uses tablets, smartphones for easy adoption

RewardMe makes it easy for retailers and consumers to embrace loyalty programs.

Commentary: 4 steps to deploying self-storage kiosks

Implementing a self-storage kiosk system isn't as difficult as it seems if you stick to a plan.

Job seekers 'crow' qualifications via TalentRooster video resumes

An Ohio-based company makes it easier for employers to meet job candidates.

Top uses for kiosks in the hospitality industry

The hospitality industry has obviously seen its share of challenges as travel and leisure budgets still border on "non-existent" for many Americans. Although the slumping economy has caused some industries to contract, hospitality is not a fad.

Kiosks order up faster fast food

Studies show that the quick-service restaurant industry is finally embracing kiosks.

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NEWS


New Jersey kiosk to provide better job access

A kiosk provides access for job seekers and employers to the online Jobs 4 Jersey portal where users can create an account and search for or post jobs at no cost

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...

Nettime intros new labor management kiosk

Scottsdale, Ariz.-based nettime solutions is releasing its latest data collection product, the stratustime web kiosk, for organizations tracking employee time and attendance, according to a press release.

Wincor Nixdorf supplies employee information terminals to BMW

Wincor Nixdorf has received an order from BMW Group to replace 500 information terminals at the automaker’s German and international locations. Employees in BMW’s production plants and workshops who do not have their own dedicated workstations will be able to...

iPatientCare launches patient kiosk for Physician’s Offices

iPatientCare, a developer of mHealth and cloud-based ambulatory EHR (electronic health records), integrated practice management and patient portal solutions, has launched a secure patient kiosk for physician's offices. The iPatientCare Patient Kiosk streamlines the patient visit from check-in to payment,...

3M offers personal protective equipment kiosk

3M Vending Solutions is marketing a kiosk that dispenses essential safety products for mining and other industries such as oil, gas, construction, manufacturing and maintenance workshops. The kiosks increase productivity by providing a continual supply of essential products. They also...

Myers Tire Supply Distribution rolls out automated dispensing technology

Myers Tire Supply Distribution is partnering with Apex Supply Chain Technologies to bring automated dispensing technology to its customers, Modern Tire Dealer reports. The MTS Xpress Vending Program will provide Myers customers with a vending machine and locker offering a...

Bangalore transit authority introduces leave management kiosks

The Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation is rolling out touchscreen self-service kiosks to help its employees plan and apply for leave, reports The Hindu newspaper. Bangalore is the capital city of the state of Karnataka in South West India. The kiosks allow employees to view their outstanding leave balance, leave status and leave history.

Eyelation kiosk secures expansion funds

Eyelation Inc. has cloded a $1.3 million funding round led by the Chicago-based angel investing group IrishAngels.

Vermont hospital deploys kiosks for vendor vetting

The Southwestern Vermont Medical Center has installed five self-service kiosks in its main entryways as an automated method of prescreening the 20 to 30 vendors who visit the 99-bed community hospital every week. SVMC's kiosks, produced by Advanced Kiosks, draw...

Pharmacy kiosk a success for Massachusetts hospital

Asteres Inc., a provider of automated kiosks for prescription pick-up and consumer product sales in retail, hospital and DOD/VA pharmacies, announced the results of Berkshire Health Systems' employee pharmacy pilot using the Asteres ScriptCenter. Berkshire Health Systems is a not-for-profit...

Hawaiian Airlines uses iPad kiosks for room scheduling

ArmorActive announced that Hawaiian Airlines has implemented its iPad enclosure solution for conference room scheduling. The self-serve system uses the EventBoard Pro room scheduling app that is compatible with most email calendar systems. ArmorActive's Door Frame iPad Mini enclosure houses...

EmployTouch acquired by Ultimate Software

Toronto-based EmployTouch Inc. announced that it has been acquired by Ultimate Software. EmployTouch's signature product is TouchBase, a tablet-based solution for time and labor data collection, employee self-service and collaboration. Ultimate will market the TouchBase solution as UltiPro TouchBase beginning...

Elo intros lineup of interactive digital signage solutions

Elo Touch Solutions today announced new interactive digital signage platforms for retail, hospitality and office building applications. The Elo 3201L 32-inch, 4201L 42-inch, and 7001L 70-inch touchscreens combine large, energy-efficient LED HD screens with optional Intel Core i3 or i5...

Kronos enhances employee self-service, mobile capabilities for SMB workforce management

Kronos Inc. today announced a series of enhancements to its cloud-based workforce management suite for small and midsize businesses.

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HR departments can use self-service kiosks to serve employees who don't have at-work computer access. HR kiosks can take job applications, provide access to benefits and payroll information, inform employees about company news and events, and more.