Assessing Potential Kiosk Partners | RedyRef

The Kiosk Marketplace is full of stakeholders, these are as follows: Pretenders, VARs (Value Added Resellers), General Contractors and Turn-key Kiosk Solution Providers. You need a scorecard to keep them straight.


The high cost of system downtime

System downtime may be costing you more than you think, kiosk software developer says.

Location, location, location: Experts offer advice for in-store kiosk placement

Kiosk vendors provide tips on the best places to locate self-service kiosks in your store.

The psychology of effective kiosk placement

Given the costs involved with kiosk deployment, it’s worthwhile to understand the psychology behind effective kiosk placement.

Consider these 5 things when purchasing kiosk hardware

Over the years I've worked with a number of different kiosk manufacturers. Over the course of those interactions I've learned a few things for potential resellers to look out for when selecting any digital kiosk.

3 key traits of a qualified lead vendor

The right lead vendor can make a project work just as easily as a bad one can not. Here's what to look for in making your choice.

When to deploy custom or off-the-shelf kiosks

Guide weighs pros and cons of each kiosk option.

Answer these 4 questions before deploying kiosk network

A successful self-service network should save your customers time and you money, but without proper planning, deploying a series of self-service kiosks could do the exact opposite. Equipment not operating up to expectations will have service reps out in the...

The quick guide to self-service self-sufficiency: Part 1

When we entered the self-service industry, we made a conscious decision to be a one-stop solution for our clients, a company that consulted with the client on needs, provided custom software, and maintained the system after delivery. Not all solutions...

Deploying kiosks that work

I'm sure like most people that are going to read this blog you're looking for a formula that will help you to deploy a successful kiosk project. Like most anyone else I'll tell you that a lot of up front planning is certainly going to help you.

New tax law to bring big savings for 2011 kiosk purchases

Although I usually use this spot to share my industry insights, I've invited Don Lineburg, CFO and vice president of Operations , to discuss a business incentive that may help retailers looking to deploy kiosks this year. Enjoy! By Don...

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Wireless Ronin partners with Frank Mayer for heavy-duty dealership digital signage and kiosks

Digital marketing technologies solutions provider Wireless Ronin Technologies Inc. has signed an agreement with Frank Mayer and Associates Inc., a provider of design and manufacturing of branded in-store merchandising and displays, to provide digital marketing solutions for a leading North...

Low-voltage power system could ease kiosk installations

The Kiosk Group Inc. announced the release of a product that cuts the cord on iPad kiosk power connectivity.

Apps integrate POS and daily deal redemptions

Revel Systems today announced the launch its iPad Marketplace for POS plug-ins, allowing customers to integrate third-party apps directly from the POS, increasing functionality and ROI, the company said in a press release. Also as part of the Marketplace, Revel...

Rite on the Button to install concierge kiosks in California

Rite on the Button, a company that provides customized electronic concierge solutions, will soon install interactive touch-screen kiosks around Ventura, Calif. According to, the kiosks will help visitors find information about entertainment, restaurants and events. The company is currently...

Wal-Mart might get a taste of Pennsylvania wine kiosks

According to, Wal-Mart stores across Pennsylvania may soon sell wine through kiosks located within its stores.

Flyte Systems expands airline information services to international hotels

Flyte Systems, a provider of airport travel information displays and digital signage content for the hospitality industry, convention centers and related businesses, announced the international expansion of its real-time airline flight information service system. The expansion will begin with hotels...

Another library installing self-service kiosks

According to, Ely Library, located in Cambridgeshire County in England, is closing for two weeks in order to install self-service kiosks. The new self-service machines will enable customers to issue and return books, story cassettes, DVDs and CDs, check...

Trade show firm streamlines registration with self-service kiosks

According to, Event Management, a Connecticut-based firm with more than 20 years of experience in the production of major trade shows and special events, has partnered with Vu Telepresence to deploy self-service kiosks to enable pre-registration for events. Event...

MTD kiosks installed at University of Illinois

According to, five new Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District information kiosks, displaying bus schedule information and other data, have been installed at the University of Illinois campus. "We're installing them at our highest-boarding locations," said Bill Volk, managing director for...

Zebra Technologies launches partner program for Independent Software Vendors

Zebra Technologies Corporation has announced the launch of its Independent Software Vendor (ISV) Partner Program, designed to foster better partnerships between Zebra and the ISV community. "The launch of the global ISV partner program is a key part of Zebra's...

Stinova & eKiosk launch SaaS portal for digital signage

Landsberg, Germany-based digital signage software provider Stinova and turnkey solutions manufacturer eKiosk today announced the joint launch of a software-as-a-service, or SaaS, portal for digital signage applications. The new SaaS portal can be reached by going here. The PHEX models...

KIOSK Information Systems expands production, products, people

Coming off an exceptional growth rate in 2010 and a recent recapitalization by Alerion Capital Group, Inc., KIOSK Information Systems is expanding its facilities, product lines and staff. "Completing the recapitalization with Alerion was a huge milestone for the company...

Partnership between AirIT and IER to give airline passengers better self-service options

AirIT and IER announced today that they joining forces to allow AirIT to distribute a complete Common Use Passenger Processing solution in the United States, according to a company press release. "Common Use sites usually constraints airlines to adapt their...

Whines about wine-kiosk shutdowns prompt audit

State Auditor General Jack Wagner will look into the mechanical problems plaguing wine kiosks throughout Pennsylvania that prompted the state's Liquor Control Board to shut down the self-service wine machines Tuesday. Wagner said his audit would focus on whether the...

Outdoor kiosks going green

Technology to cut outdoor kiosk power consumption is now available from KIOSK Information Systems. The company developed a fan cooling system that virtually eliminates the need for an internal air conditioning unit in an outdoor kiosk deployment, according to a...

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