Korean airport rolls out self-service bag drop

Passengers can skip baggage lines by using the Self Bag Drop at Incheon International Airport in Korea.

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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.

Style vs practicality: Key components of kiosk design

With a good meal, half of the experience is determined by the presentation of the food. The same principle can be applied to kiosk design. Mainly, how does one find the balance between style and practical usage of valuable retail space?

Now kiosks are delivering freshly baked pizzas

Pizza is the go-to meal for almost every occasion. Normally there are only a few options to purchase pizza such as frozen, carryout or delivery. However, kiosk manufacturer A1 concepts has crafted a new pizza kiosk which will allow consumers to purchase a fresh pizza on the spot.

Health care Kiosks 101

From anxiety over test results to anxiousness while sitting in a hospital bed, patients need every tool possible to help relieve stress. One of these tools that can make the process of hospital visits easier are health care kiosks.

Not every problem can be fixed with a hammer

Find the right tool for a problem, or use the wrong one and risk creating more issues to solve.

Kiosk makers take a bite out of Apple Pay

Apple Pay already has jumped to the forefront of mobile payments in its short lifespan, and it appears ready to make the jump into kiosks as well.

The high cost of system downtime

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

Social entrepreneurs fighting third-world poverty with energy kiosks

With few options, many living in rural Africa and Asia have to rely on unclean water supplies and dirty energy sources, but social entrepreneurs are taking aim at the problem.

Recovering your keys at kiosks

Many of us can relate to that horrible feeling when you into your pocket to pull out your keys only to find nothing but lint. You empty all of your pockets, but still your key remains elusive.

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.

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NEWS


Vancouver port speeds up cruise travel with automated passport control kiosks

Port Metro Vancouver is speeding up the boarding process with automated passport control kiosks for cruise ship passengers.

European and Asian airports deploy foreign currency exchange kiosks

TravelersBox have deployed foreign currency exchange kiosk to convert unused money into funds for e-wallets or gift cards.

Water-purity kiosks come to Walmart stores

Frank Mayer and Associates have partnered with Clorox to create a water purity-tester kiosk to check the cleanliness of pool and spa water.

Hotel chain rolling out retail kiosks

Kiosk and vending manufacturer AVT Inc. has recently reached an agreement with a major hotel chain to install its retail kiosks, UShop, as part of a pilot program. The UShop kiosk provides a variety of items such as cosmetics, sunglasses, apparel and perfume.

AVT Inc. files for bankruptcy protection

Vending manufacturer AVT Inc. has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, according to a press release. AVT management claims this event was caused by unsuccessful expansion into other industries, not their core vending business.

AML intros Phoenix mini kiosks

New range of kiosks aimed at providing range of benefits, from enhancing customer shopping experiences to increasing operational efficiencies in the supply chain.

JCDecaux launchs self-service electric bicycles

Outdoor advertiser JCDecaux has launched a line of self-service electric bikes that are powered by a three hour battery, according to a press release. With one fully charged battery, a rider can travel six miles.

Bouncepad launches dock and charge kiosk for tablets

Luna allows retailers to charge their tablets and then remove them easily for mobile use according to a press release.

Olea Kiosks intros anti-malware cybersecurity kiosk

Company partners with OPSWAT to provide a highly secure anti-virus and anti-malware kiosk solution that will run OPSWAT's Metascan software on portable media to prevent virus attacks that are perpetrated through portable media.

Currency exchange kiosks to be installed in the UK

UK based entrepreneurs have created a kiosk called Fourex which can accept 150 different types of currency and convert it to U.S. dollars, sterling, or euros.

Adilas, Janefour20 to partner on marijuana kiosks

Adilas said it has completed the integration of POS and various business functions with Janefour20, including rigorous testing to ensure excellent uptime and field reliability.

Star Micronics launches digital receipt printing service

POS and kiosk printer manufacturer Star Micronics launched its new, free-of-charge digital receipting service, offering retailers a route to providing customers a digital copy of the printed receipt as well as access to analytics, an in-store customer survey and device management tools.

Provision Interactive to be showcased at 2015 NRF Convention and Expo

Provision Interactive Technologies, Inc. has announced that it will be showcasing its 3D holographic display technology and 3D Savings Center kiosks at the 2015 National Retail Federation Convention and Expo.

CEW, formerly KioskCom and The Digital Signage Show, shuttered

Customer Engagement World, the trade show formerly known as Customer Engagement Technology World — and before that as KioskCom and The Digital Signage Show — has been shut down.

Logic Supply releases ThinManager-Ready thin client system

Industrial and embedded computer manufacturer Logic Supply has released its first ThinManager-Ready thin client system.

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