Tupelo plays to tourists with iPad kiosks

Tupelo, Mississippi, plans to provide information on all the city's attractions and restaurants with new iPad kiosks deployed at seven hotels throughout the area.


Innovative tech powers restaurants

Tablet kiosk ordering, mobile payments and digital signage are all key technologies that are driving the restaurant industry, and they show no signs of slowing down.

Build a menu, get a free Spanish lunch

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.

ICX Symposium: Chick-fil-A, Fiserv, HomeDepot.com execs set to talk future of CX

At the ICX Symposium in Atlanta later this month, attendees will get to hear from execs from three major companies talk about new technology and how it will bring about the future of customer experience. ICX Association head Scott Slucher interviewed the trio about what to expect.

McDonald's beats the heat with heat-sensitive McFlurry vending kiosk

When temperatures soared to record highs in Amsterdam, residents were rewarded with free McFlurries from a vending kiosk.

ICXSummit15: Kiosk, digital signage and mobile payments reduce customer waiting

Kiosks are one key element in improving overall customer experience and reducing wait times.

How self-service retail kiosks change consumer behavior

Self-service checkout technologies are expanding rapidly as shoppers gravitate toward the convenience, efficiency, and small lines that are provided by self-service retail kiosks. Based on a recent survey, 85 percent of Americans polled stated that they have used a self-service checkout kiosk.

Top customer experience tech honored at ICXSummit15

The ICX Association earlier this week handed out its 2015 Excellence Awards to 14 winners in the categories of digital signage, kiosk and self-service and mobile, as applied across many vertical markets.

'Create your own taste' kiosks on the menu for the Golden Arches

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.

How digital technologies are curing menu-labeling headaches

The technology that drives digital signage menu boards and self-ordering kiosks inside restaurant locations today is being used to maintain nutritional information disclosures in real time.

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.

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Red Robin deploys tabletop tablets to corporate restaurant locations

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.

McDonald's UAE deploys 'Create Your Taste' kiosks

McDonald's customers of the United Arab Emirates can now create their own custom orders with 'Create Your Taste' kiosks.

Military considers adding healthier food at vending kiosks, restaurants

Military officials are currently considering adding healthier foods to vending kiosks and fast food restaurants on military bases. However due to a contract, it will likely be a long process.

McDonald's Canada adding digital kiosks to compete with fast casuals

McDonald’s Restaurants of Canada Ltd. is introducing digital kiosks at its restaurants to allow customers to order premium hamburgers from almost 30 options.

The iPad Mini gets a countertop kiosk

Kiosk manufacturer imageHOLDERS has announced the launch of its newest countertop kiosk for the iPad Mini, which will also work for several other tablets including the Galaxy Note 8 and Google Nexus 7.

Panasonic showcasing digital signage, back-office software for QSRs at FSTEC '15

Panasonic, a provider of foodservice technology solutions, will showcase its digital signage solutions for the quick-service restaurant industry, as well as its new back-office software, at FSTEC, Sept. 27-29 in Washington, D.C.

New fast casual burger joint integrates digital signage, kiosks

This new fast casual restaurant plans to attract millennials with a casual environment combined with modern tech including a kiosk and digital signage.

Startup develops french fry vending kiosk

Wageningen University students will now be able to get their french fries from a vending kiosk.

McDonald's kiosks useless to 70 percent of customers, analyst says

McDonald's self-service kiosks are only useful to 30 percent of customers, according to a report.

McDonald's Canada: kiosks will not replace employees

McDonald's Canada has recently announced that the move to integrate self-service kiosks in the chain's restaurants will not threaten job security for employees.

Kiosk manufacturer sees McDonald's kiosks as trend and opportunity

Recently, McDonald's announced plans to deploy 2,000 self-service kiosks to restaurants. Vending kiosk manufacturer AVT Inc sees this as part of a larger trend that self-service kiosk manufacturers can take advantage of.

U-Vend expands self-service kiosks into Las Vegas market

U-Vend Inc., kiosk manufacturers for retail, has expanded its self-service ice cream kiosks, Mini Melts, into Las Vegas.

Self-service vending kiosk built to replace cafe draws negative reaction

A snack kiosk built to replace a demolished cafe has drawn a negative community reaction from Whitley Bay, U.K., with many residents calling it a "garden shed" and a disgrace to the community.

Unmanned self-service coffee shop integrates analytics

U.K.-based Honest Café, an unmanned self-service coffee shop, announced today it will be utilizing IBM's service Watson Analytics to discover key information.

McDonald's rolls out 'Create Your Taste' self-service kiosks

Now, select McDonald's customers will be able to create their own burgers with McDonald's new "Create Your Taste" self-service kiosks.

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Many quick service restaurants use self-order kiosks to increase speed of service, improve order accuaracy and boost profits. But the benefits of restaurant kiosks don't end there and are not limited to the fast food giants.