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.


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Five paths leading to a nightmare deployment

Self-service is a growing industry. More and more companies can see the value of integrating a self-service solution in their business.

DISPLAX launches globe-shaped multitouch surface (video)

Company launches new multitouch, spherical-shaped display solution.

Kiosks go social

With the proliferation of tablets and smart phones, people are now able to update their Facebook status, snap a photo and tweet it to followers, or see where friends are through FourSquare check-ins – all at anytime, from anywhere. It...

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.

NRF: IBM launches self-checkout system

IBM execs expect the company's new self-checkout system to change the way shoppers view self-checkout.

ATM, or lottery kiosk?

Triton Systems of Delaware hopes its new ATM will help deployers and lotteries by dispensing both cash and dreams.

Kiosks with a personal touch could replace ATMs: Verizon

The giant telecom says interactive kiosks with video and widespread digital payments will change retail banking in the next 10 years.

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Stray animals, environment sustained by Istanbul vending machine

Instanbul-based Pugedon, a provider of smart recycling kiosks, has installed vending machines to feed the city's 100,000 stray cats and dogs. The machines also double as a recycling center, according to a article. When a plastic bottle is placed in the bin, the machine dispenses pet food.

InterWallet places 1,000 payment kiosks with Open Payment Solutions

InterWallet, a provider of multi-function payment kiosks, is to place 1,000 kiosks with Open Payment Solutions, a Florida-based company that manages 700 gas stations and convenience stores in Florida. The ATM-style kiosks manufactured by Delaware-based InterWallet provide a variety of...

Texas plans to automate six driver's license centers

Texas joins the growing trend toward automated driver's license centers, as the state's Department of Public Safety plans to open six high-tech DPS centers by the end of 2013. According to an AP brief, a ribbon cutting ceremony was held...

More uses announced for Kodak Picture Kiosks

In another move to utilize its global footprint of photo kiosks, Eastman Kodak Company announced an agreement with the cloud media service provider SolaByte that will facilitate electronic sales of copyrighted music and motion pictures through automated disc-to-digital and online...

Ontario government deactivates service kiosks after fraud concerns

Privacy and fraud concerns have led to the deactivation of the 72 ServiceOntario kiosks located province-wide, according to an article on The kiosks enable access to 40 different government services, including address changes and license plate stickers. The suspected...

Newvision to intro self-service products at GITEX

Newvision, the Portuguese queue management and self-service kiosk solutions provider, today announced plans to launch two customer management products at GITEX Technology Week 2012, next month in Dubai. The products include the Slim Postal Kiosk — a fully integrated weighing...

GRG to add card-issuing function to ATM models

GRGBanking announced recently that its ATMs will now support a debit and gift card issuing function, using a module equipped with an independent card box that can dispense standard-sized cards of any type. The self-service card issuing solution allows banks...

Kiosks keeping prisoners in cells

Kiosks are providing prisoners with services at the Colorado State Penitentiary, which holds some of the most dangerous criminals in the state, according to Government Computer News. The kiosks are designed to bring services to the prisoners instead of guards...

Bedside digital signage kiosk entertains patients while streamlining care

Hospital patients can keep boredom at bay with Advantech's all-in-one, interactive bedside kiosk with digital signage capabilities. According to a press release, the PIT-1502W kiosk comes with high-end image and video quality at full HD resolution. It's designed for patient-bedside...

Multi-functional kiosks to sell tickets in India

The hassle of standing in never-ending queues to purchase platform tickets may soon be a thing of the past for Indian travelers. Accoring to the The Hindu, The Mysore Division of the South Western Railway is likely to introduce multi-functional...

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...

IN Media announces development of Android 2.2 touch screen kiosks

IN Media Corp., an integrator of Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) services, products and content for service providers, recently announced a plan to launch a new interactive high-definition kiosk based upon their IPTV technology. The Google Android 2.2-based kiosks have barcode...

Coinstar to invest in SoloHealth

Coinstar Inc. has announced it will invest in SoloHealth, a consumer-driven healthcare technology company that develops and deploys health-screening and information kiosks, including its EyeSite product and the next-generation SoloHealth Station.

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