3M Library Systems adds security solution to kiosks

3M's newest system adds another level of security for cardholders using SelfCheck kiosks.

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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.

Dissecting self-checkout security at Wincor World 14

Sessions during the trade fair address the relationship between self-checkout and shrinkage.

Are self-service kiosks our answer to convenience?

Convenience has become an important factor in our daily lives increasing consumer demand for self?service options.

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NEWS


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.

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...

UK library to save money with self-service

Libraries will be open longer with the use of self-service technology and save money

Nashville bike kiosks taking off

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

MetaPack and InPost join forces to optimize delivery services

U.K.-based InPost, provider of self-service package kiosks, will join MetaPack Group, a U.K. provider of e-commerce technology delivery services, for their delivery platform, according to a press release. The partnership is designed to provide "more flexible and convenient delivery options" to customers, the announcement said.

AVT intros office supply kiosk

AVT Inc., provider of automated retailing systems, announced the launch of its self-service office supply kiosk, built for Peachtree Supplies. The "Office Products To Go" kiosk contains commonly used office products and will be located in buildings with the highest...

Self-checkout scans the globe

The global self-checkout market grew 24 percent in 2013, with more than 33,000 shipments, according to research by London-based research firm RBR in a company announcement. Walmart's "large-scale rollout" played a major role in the global upsurge of self-checkout, the...

Minnesota restaurant hoping to reduce food, labor costs with self-order kiosks

A new fast casual restaurant in Minnesota is banking on self-service kiosks to help it deliver higher quality menu offerings with speed, accuracy and efficiency, according to a company news release. Diggity Drive Up, a new restaurant featuring gourmet hot...

Arkansas library deploys kiosk to save money, expand services

Rogers, Arkansas' Rogers Public Library may be the first in the state to open a 24-hour checkout kiosk, according to library director Judy Casey in a NorthwestArkanasasonline.com article. The library recently installed a kiosk with 23 locked boxes for patrons wanting access to materials when the library is closed.

Travelers fly through airport customs with self-service kiosks

Customs waits in Boston may be a little shorter since Logan International Airport has deployed 30 self-service kiosks, according to the Boston Globe.  The Massachusetts Port Authority paid $2.1 million for the kiosks in an effort to ease congestion at U.S. Customs and Border Protection areas.

Essie nail polish vending swoops into airports

This month Essie will pilot nail polish vending kiosks in airports and malls around the country, according to Fashionista.com.  The Essie Boutique machines will open at New York's JFK JetBlue Terminal and Oakland International Airport.

Australian national park exploring self-service possibilities

The visitor information center of Innes National Park is due to become a complete self-service facility in September 2014, according to ABC.net.au. Guests will be able to register and book accommodations at the Queensland, Australia-based park with the installation of...

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.

Self-Service coin counter expands collection capacity

Cummins Allison, a currency, check processing and ATM technology provider, announced the addition of a dual-bin coin collection unit to its Money Machine 2 coin counter product line. The dual-bin holds 140,000 coins and is the largest unit of the four options for coin collection in Money Machine 2 kiosks.

Mississauga libraries install self-service checkout

dcThe Mississauga Library System in Mississauga, Ontario, is introducing self-service machines as a fast way for users to check out and renew their library items, according to Mississauga.com. In October 2013, the Mississauga Library System began to add radio frequency...

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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.