Virginia city soliciting donations for kiosk

Virginia's Waynesboro Downtown Development Inc. is attempting to raise $5,000 for a kiosk that will advertise businesses, events, major attractions and wayfinding to shops and restaurants for visitors in the city of Waynesboro.

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The three vital features of every great kiosk system

Truly exceptional kiosk deployments always have three key features, according to a kiosk product expert.

3 ways kiosks are changing transportation

Kiosks are providing massive opportunities for mass access to transit.

Access to the world via public Internet kiosks

Public internet kiosks can be customized or standard, and can be ruggedized in order to accommodate the demands of heavy usage.

Are interactive screens a smart choice for cities?

Touchscreen technology is playing a bigger role in helping cities become interactive.

Lockers get smart on the Colorado slopes

By incorporating RFID, touchscreens and a mobile app, SnowGate puts a high-tech spin on old school lockers.

Golf course kiosk has players swinging for cash

The Teeosk kiosk brings the hole-in-one challenge to casual golfing.

Solar kiosks soak up Florida sun

The University of Florida provides an Earth-friendly wayfinding solution to campus visitors and students.

Kickstarter offers pedal power to cellphone charging

NYC industrial designers seek investors for a concept that puts a spin on mobile charging stations.

Kiosks keep money dry at theme park (video)

Holiday World will open in May with kiosk system.

Commentary: 4 steps to deploying self-storage kiosks

Implementing a self-storage kiosk system isn't as difficult as it seems if you stick to a plan.

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Connecticut town expresses privacy concerns over parking kiosks

The Luke II kiosks can read license plate data, which has been a subject of concern over privacy for several council members.

Parking kiosks expired before their time

The town of Palm Beach City, Fla., is planning to replace older parking kiosks with smarter ones

EU funds self-service bike rental in Romania

Residents of Timisoara, Western Romania, may ride at no cost with the new self-service bike-rental program provided by the €1.2 million of funds allotted from the EU, according to the Romania Insider. Twenty-five rental stations will provide entry to the...

Nashville bike kiosks taking off

The city of Nashville will be installing more bike-sharing kiosks throughout the area.

Bronx kiosk beats to a different drum

An open-air music kiosk is being featured this summer at the Freeman Street subway station in New York City, according to The New York Times. The Boogie Down Booth will play the sounds of Bronx-connected musicians such as Rebel Diaz,...

Outdated phone booth converted to life-saving kiosk

An outdated telephone kiosk in the Northern Ireland-based Kinnego Marina has found a more useful purpose. It now houses an Automated Emergency Defribrillator, courtesy of the British Red Cross and the Craigavon Borough Council, according to a Portadown Times article....

DC war memorial kiosks updated to celebrate heroes

Riverdale, N.J.-based RedyRef, a turnkey self-service kiosk solution provider, partnered with INADEV Corp., a mobile solutions provider based in MacLean, Va., to renovate two war memorial kiosks in Washington, D.C., this month, according to a RedyRef press release. The interactive...

Kiosk project in Long Island declared a success

Visitors to Jones Beach, Long Island, N.Y., can now pay for parking using credit and debit cards and cash at the new automated kiosks located in the state park, according to a Newsday article. The kiosks were installed to decongest...

How honest are we? Tea kiosks put public to the test

Perhaps taking a cue from a self-service South Korean Café that depends on trustworthiness, Bethesda, M.D.-based Honest Tea is conducting its own honesty experiment. That is, they're testing the public to see how truthful we are.  The company has placed kiosks in 50 metro areas around the country, one in each state.

South Korean self-service café relies on honor system

On the South Korean island Jeju a self-service café relies on the honor system, according to Want China Times. SunSet & Hill Café is an unmanned restaurant where tourists and other visitors cook their own meals – and are expected...

Major League Baseball All-Star festivities offer self-service beer vending

At the Major League Baseball All-Star events, fans at Target Field, home of the Minnesota Twins, can count on a new addition to concessions: beer vending machines. According to FoodBeast.com, collaboration between Delaware North and Anheuser-Busch resulted in DraftServ, a...

City of Sydney installs recycling machines

The City of Sydney, Australia, is conducting a pilot of two reverse-vending machines that dispense rewards in exchange for empty drink containers. The reverse-vending machines from Envirobank accept cans and plastic bottles. Users are instructed not to crush the containers,...

Old Navy vending machines dispense free flip flops

In the run-up to its annual $1 summer flip-flop sale on June 28, Old Navy has been dispensing free flips from vending machines in locations around New York and Los Angeles.

Peerless-AV introduces outdoor kiosk enclosure

Peerless-AV, a developer of audio and video solutions and accessories, has launched its KOP555 outdoor kiosk enclosure. The kiosk supports 4K ultra HD digital signage displays, which have a resolution four times that of standard HD displays. It will be...

Vandalism forces removal of giant automated convenience store

A giant vending machine located on the Omaha side of the Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge linking Omaha to Nebraska has been removed after being repeatedly vandalized, Omaha World News reports. The Shop24 automated convenience store was popular with Parks Department...

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