Virtual concierge kiosks are on the rise, because with advancements in video conferencing quality and the proliferation of personal internet connected devices, the possibilities of what can be accomplished with virtual concierge kiosks are seemingly endless.
Normally there is no such thing as a free lunch, but a touchscreen display in downtown Madrid offered free lunches to participants who could create their own menus in less than a minute.
"Pop-up" kiosks have become the latest trend in retail. Digital signage is acting as the ideal partner to these kiosks by acting as a virtual salesperson to explain the product and guide purchasing decisions.
Travelers expect instantaneously information. Slow, inaccurate and outdated information simply will not suffice. Wayfinding kiosks and signage are helping raise transportation's IQ.
In this week's episode of TNT's hit drama Rizzoli & Isles, titled "Fake it 'til you Make it", Jane Rizzoli, interacts with a car rental video conferencing kiosk when visiting Los Angeles from their native Boston. The kiosk is the star of the scene as they attempt to submit payment and upgrade their vehicle.
Recently, visitors at the EMP Museum in Seattle were faced with the dark side of the Force as they confronted the original Darth Vader suit from the original trilogy, and then heard his haunting breathing emanating from a tablet kiosk.
From an Under Armour installation that tests athletic ability to a Warby Parker photo booth experience, interactive customer experience was the order of the day at the inaugural Interactive Customer Experience Summit, held June 28-30 at the Sofitel Chicago Water Tower.
Customers expect a personalized experience that surprises and delights them, and most will trade bits of information about themselves if they receive something in return.
Technology should be used in way that's natural for consumers to interact with, and enhance the brand story, rather than be the story itself, says Ben Putland, director of software analysis and development for Grand Visual.
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Customers can now craft their own burgers with McDonald's new "create your own taste" touchscreen kiosks. This is part of McDonald's initiative to boost lackluster sales.
Telefonica-owned South American communications network Movistar is rolling out Zytronic Projected Capacitive touch sensors to deliver an interactive multimedia experience at stores and kiosks in South America, according to an announcement from Zytronic.
Sunshine Coast, Australia has now installed touchscreen kiosks around caravan parks to deliver information to visitors and give local businesses an opportunity to advertise their products.
Moviestar, a communications networked owned by Telefonica in South America, is rolling out new touch sensors to craft more exciting and interactive experiences at stores and kiosks.
Mac users can now create tablet-type content and sync it with 80-inch digital signage displays from Sharp.
Red Robin has recently deployed more than 20,000 tabletop tablet kiosks to all of its corporate restaurant locations to allow customers to peruse the menu, pay for their meal, rate the service and more.
Apollo Display Technologies, provider of TFT flatscreens and system solutions for industrial and multimedia applications, announced it now offers touchscreen displays with custom-designed projected capacitive touchscreens.
The global interactive display market is expected to reach a value of more than $14 billion by 2020 and grow at a CAGR of 11.9 percent, according to a new report.
Dalton Utilities, based in Dalton, Georgia, has deployed a bill-payment kiosk at the Loa Bakery in the city to allow residents to pay utilities and TV bills.
Kiosk software designer KioWare has gone live with its latest release of KioWare for Windows, Version 8.2, aimed at making it easy to display and secure browser-based applications using the Chromium browser engine, featuring EMV support.
Japanese beverage company Kirin has deployed a new vending kiosk, which enables users to take a selfie after they have ordered their beer.
Travelers will now be able to check their email or charge their phones while waiting at select Dubai bus shelters.
The Iowa Lottery is attempting to deploy vending kiosks to sell scratch tickets and pull tabs. However, the lottery will need to change the law to add an exception for self-service kiosks since 'monitor vending machines,' have been banned since 2006.
Food company Hormel Food's employees will now be able to access medical services while at work, with new Mayo Clinic Health System kiosks.
Kiosk manufacturer Veloxity has announced it plans to demo its commercial cellphone-charging kiosks on Oct. 27 at the trade show BizBash Live.
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Technology company Extron Inc. recently announced it has added touchscreen-embedded work surfaces to its Knurr brand of electronic enclosures, control room consoles and mobile carts.