Israel airport installs face recognition passport kiosk

Israel has improved passport wait times by installing facial recognition passport kiosks in Ben-Gurion airport.

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Coffee for Marines: AVT lands USMC deal

AVT lands deal with the Marines, helping it return to financial stability in the wake of Chapter 11.

Science center kiosks teach users about ocean conservation

The ocean has made life possible on this planet, yet humanity has shown its gratitude by choking it with vast amounts of pollutants. Faced with this reality, the U.S. government has established several National Marine Sanctuaries both for education and conservation.

Apple Pay and interactive kiosks

The next wave of major innovation to self-service kiosk solutions is the integration of mobile payment solutions, such as Apple Pay.

Saving the DMV, one kiosk at a time

Kiosks offer a convenient alternative to the nightmare of long DMV lines.

Bring the courts to the people with kiosks

Court kiosks help courts and government agencies do more with less.

Nashville bike-share kiosks 'performing better than expected'

The recent success of the federal grant-funded program brought the city of Nashville more attention, but little has been said about the role of kiosks in the bike sharing trend.

Arizona ADOT kiosks win PACE award

The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) Motor Vehicle Division recently received the 2014 Public Affairs and Consumer Education (PACE) Award for the installation of self-service, interactive touchscreen kiosks that perform ServiceArizona transactions in more than half the MVD offices across the state.

Scottish National Health Service checks-in hospital kiosks

Scotland's NHS inks £1 million in contracts for hospital kiosks, software and queue-management digital signage.

Pot payment kiosks cropping up like weeds

Kiosk vendors could grow profits from medical marijuana industry.

The Waiting Dead: Can self-service kiosks prevent the zombie apocalypse? [infographic]

This infographic shows locations where apocalyptic backlogs of warm bodies are commonly found and gives examples of how businesses are using kiosks to combat them.

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Dubai uses happiness kiosks to measure resident satisfaction

Aiming to make Dubai the happiest place on earth, the Dubai government has installed happiness kiosks in several malls to measure resident satisfaction with civic services.

Arizona county battles over blind vendors law.

Mohave County in Arizona is currently embroiled in a conflict over a law that requires the country to hire blind vendors to operate county vending machines.

State of Florida to deploy legal aid kiosks

Florida residents soon will be able to use kiosks to receive legal advice and aid while on the go.

NYC MTA's On The Go Travel Station network now rated by Nielsen

Interactive digital signage kiosk network reaches an average daily ridership of more than 1.4 million through a network of more than 140 interactive screens located in 29 stations in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan and Queens.

Las Vegas airport lands passport kiosks

McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas this week unveiled new automated passport control kiosks to address the airport's boom in international arrivals, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal.

County gov't kiosks picking up the pace in New York State

Onondaga County in New York is deploying touchscreen kiosks to modernize county government and make some program application processes easier, according to CNYcentral.com.

Ohio BMV releases self-service kiosks

The Ohio BMV introduced its first self-service kiosks in Westerville, Ohio, this week.

Digital service kiosks provide government services to Australian citizens

The Information and Communications Technology Research Centre of Excellence (NICTA) has deployed digital service kiosks to Kiama Municipal Council in New South Wales, Australia to help improve access to government services for citizens.

Hughes inks digital signage and kiosk deal with Texas

Hughes Network Systems LLC, a global provider of broadband satellite solutions and services, has been awarded a contract by the Texas Department of Information Resources for data communications and networking equipment and related services, including digital signage and touchscreen kiosks.

Thailand utilizes kiosks for ASEAN Economic Community

According to the AEC’s website, its goal is to establish economic integration and development among the member nations of the ASEAN.

ACI, LD Systems partner on flexible kiosk payment solution

The strategic partnership will offer US consumers quick, easy and safe bill pay options at kiosks nationwide, the companies say.

New Jersey library serving up books via vending machine

The Trenton Free Public Library is taking some of its books to the people, and one of the ways it is dispensing them is via vending machine.

Detroit to get new cashless parking kiosks

The city of Detroit is getting ready to replace its parking kiosks, and the new program introduces some significant changes.

Crime-reporting kiosk and app launched in India for crimes against women

In an effort to establish safety for the women of Andrha Pradesh, India, Deputy Chief Minister and Home Minister N. Chinarajappa and Director-General of Police J.V. Ramudu launched the Instant Complaint Login Internet Kiosk, or iClik, center and the "Abhayam-safety for sure" mobile application pilot program.

Airport kiosk links passsengers to San Antonio library

The San Antonio International Airport introduced two digital library kiosks as part of a joint effort between the airport and the San Antonio Public Library.

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Government agencies on local, state and national levels are increasingly using self-service kiosk technology to provide better service to citizens at a lower cost to taxpayers.