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.
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.
The store layout is dominated by ordering, order pick-up and wait-area seating.
Could the QSR giant win back younger customers by bringing back automated cashiers?
The Panera Bread chain is embracing digital, kiosk and mobile ordering to speed in-and-out times, improve service.
A touchscreen table lets sit-down diners custom order a pizza, play games while they wait for it and then pay their bill.
The unit also includes front-counter seating and a Coca-Cola Freestyle fountain dispenser.
Tillster's CEO explains the motive behind the name change, and how kiosks will remain part of the digital platform.
Tablet technology is a growing trend in the food service industry. Here are six ways they've changed the dining experience.
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McDonald's customers of the United Arab Emirates can now create their own custom orders with 'Create Your Taste' kiosks.
McDonald’s Restaurants of Canada Ltd. is introducing digital kiosks at its restaurants to allow customers to order premium hamburgers from almost 30 options.
Apex has rolled out a new self-serve restaurant kiosk to allow on-the-go consumers to order from any device and pick up and pay for their food at the kiosk.
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.
Smart vending machine company Pantry raised $1.3 million to roll out more of its healthy snack machines.
Staples has launched a series of omnichannel enhancements designed to provide greater accessibility to its merchandise.
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.
New vending and kiosk systems installed at the Eaton, Ohio, Preble County Jail are functioning as self-service commissaries for inmates, according to the Register Herald. The kiosks were installed as part of a larger project to save time, money and...
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...
Earnie Garcia took a different approach to the process of buying a car when he founded Carvana in 2013. Garcia started the self-service Atlanta-based company as a vehicle to finance and purchase automobiles online, according to Bloomberg. Cars can be...
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...
The RapiDOUGH Pizza concept has opened in Providence Town Center in Collegeville, Pa., featuring pizzas, calzones and salads. The offerings are made with locally-sourced ingredients and house-made cheeses, according to a news release. RapiDOUGH Pizza was created by restaurateurs and...
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...
Traditional postal operators will need to tap new channels such as mobile and self-service in order to improve customer experience and cut costs, Wincor Nixdorf says in a white paper on the use of IT by postal services across the...
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Don Long, White Castle’s senior director of Information Services and Technology, provided a glimpse into the brand’s kiosk and mobile initiatives during last month’s National Restaurant Association Show in Chicago. The brand’s digital initiatives include online ordering, mobile ordering and...