Patient Kiosk by iPatient checks in at Las Vegas health care show

IPatientCare Inc. will showcase its Patient Kiosk, Revenue Cycle Management and ICD-10 ready Electronic Health Records and Practice Management System at the upcoming Medical Group Management Association conference in Las Vegas, October 26-29, 2014.

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McDonald’s 'aggressive change' includes digitization, millenial outreach

McDonald's is scrambling for solutions after its profit fell by 30 percent in Q3. CEO Don Thompson outlined some strategies the company is working on to remedy this continued slide, many of which will be in effect in some capacity in 2015.

Self-service technology doctors up health care, pt. I

Self-service technology, kiosks especially, may be changing the way we access health care and the privacy issues we encounter from the pharmacy desk to the doctor's diagnosis.

PayToo CEO: 'Facebook for the unbanked customer's financial needs'

PayToo's CEO Michel Poignant discusses the company's kiosk launch and plans for the future.

Mobile and kiosks: One brand's touchpoint formula

Using mobile device and kiosk features, your brand can be integrated into nearly every phase of a consumer's day.

Check out Panera To You

The store layout is dominated by ordering, order pick-up and wait-area seating.

UK shoppers using less cash, British Retail Consortium says

Self-checkout and new ways to pay are leading to a decrease in the use of cash in the U.K., according to a BRC study.

Supermarket self-checkout technology approaching tipping point?

Will all new supermarkets include the technology? And what about other retail segments?

Panera 2.0 picks up self-service speed

The Panera Bread chain is embracing digital, kiosk and mobile ordering to speed in-and-out times, improve service.

The Waiting Dead: Can self-service kiosks prevent the zombie apocalypse? [infographic]

This infographic shows locations where apocalyptic backlogs of warm bodies are commonly found and gives examples of how businesses are using kiosks to combat them.

Clover Station takes on tablet POS market

The payment processor First Data acquired Clover and the loyalty platform Perka as part of its market growth strategy.

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NEWS


Rent-A-Center credits kiosks for revenue increase

Rent-A-Center announced an increase of 2 percent in total revenues for third quarter 2014

Australian storage facility opts for self-service

Helensvale, Australia's Steel Storage has opened a new four-story self-service storage facility designed to maximize rentable area and improve customer experience.

Sydney McDonald's tests customizable ordering kiosk

A Sydney McDonald's has piloted a touchscreen kiosk for guests to customize orders

Kiosk provider acquires wine tech distributor

Grapevine, Texas-based restaurant POS and kiosk technology provider Granbury Solutions has acquired WineWeb.com, a wine industry technology distributor.

Cinemark theater includes ticket kiosk in Ohio renovation plans

Motion picture exhibitor Cinemark Holdings Inc. announced today the renovation of a 16-screen Rave-branded movie theater in Huber Heights, Ohio, including plans for a self-service kiosk.

NEXTEP brings self-order kiosks to Chicago cafe

In a recent case study by food technology provider Nextep Systems, the company outlined the challenged it faced in working with SAVOR…Chicago to accommodate a large number of guests on a budget at Chicago's McCormick Place Convention Center.

Digital Dining software to improve self-service

Digital Dining recently released its latest restaurant POS and management system software version 7.4.3.

UK food retailer to add Cummins Allison's coin kiosks to supermarkets

Check, currency and coin handling solutions provider Cummins Allison called on food retailer Morrisons to install Cummins Allison's Money Machine self-service coin processor at Morrisons supermarket locations.

VA seeking contractors to update VetLink kiosks

The Veterans Affairs Department is seeking potential contractors for improvements to VetLink check-in kiosks.

Disability rights advocates support equal access to self-service

Redbox recently settled a lawsuit brought by advocates for the blind over end-user issues with the company's DVD kiosks.

US Customs and Borders kiosks now at San Jose International Airport

San Jose (California) International Airport unveiled two new "global entry kiosks," as part of U.S. Customs and Borders expedited clearance program for pre-approved passengers.

U.K. Home Office Minister: Self-service 'an invitation to steal'

Liberal Democrat Home Office Minister Norman Baker, Lincolnshire, UK, has criticized self-service checkout kiosks as an "invitation to steal."

Ohio veterans posts set to go to court over gambling kiosks

The Ohio Lottery Commission is expected to install 700 new gambling kiosks in September. The self-service machines will be placed in 200 veterans' posts and fraternal lodges.

Phoenix Sky Harbor launches Canadian-made customs kiosks

Vancouver (Canada) International Airport entered into an agreement with Phoenix (Arizona) Sky Harbor International Airport in June 2014 for the sale of 12 self-service customs kiosks to the Arizona airport, according to a press release.

Kentucky company launches self-service reservations widget

Louisville, Ky.-based QSR Automation announced the release of DineTime Host version 3.0, a browser widget that when added to a restaurant's website provides self-service reservation options that sync in real time.

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Self-checkout - one of the most ubiquitous self-service applications on the market - has won over customers and has saved retailers tons of money in the process.