Between the "back-to-basics" of fresh food, and the "back-to-the-future" of new tech, vending kiosks have bright outlook.
Direct Auto Insurance hopes to reform the insurance buying process by placing its kiosks within retail stores.
RoboCoin's latest deployment news could be a boost in legitimacy for the virtual currency.
Restaurant owner discusses his recent kiosk deployment.
Robofusion has created a self-service kiosk that allows customers to use a robot to create desserts.
Rug Doctor has piloted self-service carpet cleaner-rental kiosks. What's next?
More than 800 kiosks are taking orders -- not jobs -- at McDonald's restaurants throughout Europe.
David Jones, owner of the Blazing Onion Burger Company, is testing self-service options in his newest location.
Louisiana prisons to offer kiosk technology to inmates
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Kiosks have been proven to be highly effective for improving customer satisfaction, creating competitive differentiation and reducing operating costs, but these benefits can't be taken for granted. The kiosk plop-and-drop, a poorly thought-out kiosk implementation, does not in any way guarantee success.
The Durango, Colorado, La Plata Electric Association has installed a 24-hour drive-thru kiosk at its 45 Stewart St. Bodo Industrial Park location.
Houston Municipal Courts Department has expanded its traffic ticket payment kiosk service to area police stations, according to The Kingwood Observer. Tickets can be paid 24 hours a day, and cashless options are available. A $2 fee is assessed at...
M:tel, Bosnia’s second largest telecom company, has set up its first self-service top-up kiosks at the Boska and Mercator department store in Banja Luka.
To top up their prepaid accounts, users enter their M:tel telephone number via the machine’s touchscreen and press the confirm button.
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...
Football fans in Brazil can now buy World Cup shirts while waiting for the metro after online sports goods retailer Netshoes installed special vending machines in metro stations, according to Reuters. The news agency reports that Netshoes has supplied World...
Redbox is to remove over 500 DVD rental kiosks in the U.S. during 2014, The Wall Street Journal reports.
According to The Journal, Redbox, which is owned by Outerwall, installed more than 40,000 DVD rental kiosks in grocery stores, 7-Elevens and Walmarts in the last seven years.
What is believed to be the first age- and identity-verifying legal marijuana-vending machine in the U.S. has been launched in Colorado.
Cincinnati's Metro bus service has installed its first ticket vending machine at downtown Government Square, the agency announced recently.
"Metro came out of the dark ages of public transport," the Cincinnati Business Courier said of the move. Lack of funding is the reason Metro has taken so long to catch up with major U.S.
Self-service kiosks at an Idaho post office helped ease the busy holiday package shipping season, according to an article on idahostatesman.com. Marnie McNeil, a customer service supervisor at the main Boise post office, said people are becoming more comfortable with...
Bedford County, Tennessee, has installed a self-service kiosk for renewing driver's licenses as part of a statewide effort that Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security officials hope will reduce wait times at driver's license testing centers. The user pays...
Electronic locker and cabinet storage manufacturer Law Enforcement Intelligent Devices LLC announced today that Kentucky's Scott County Public Library will offer extended library access to patrons in Sadieville, Ky., using LEID's iLibrary System. The system is expected to go online...
A baker in France has rolled out a 24-hour automated baguette dispenser, promising warm bread at any time of the day or night, according to the Associated Press. The baker, Jean-Louis Hecht, calls his bread-baking and –dispensing kiosks "the bakery...
According to GlobalAtlanta.com, Duluth, Ga.-headquartered NCR Corp. has launched self-service kiosks in the Middle East and Africa that allow consumers to buy mobile phone SIM cards and purchase or recharge prepaid plans.
"The solution was designed with the needs of the unbanked community in mind.
According to the Iowa City Press-Citizen, the Iowa City Ambulatory Surgical Center has deployed a new automated prescription drug dispenser.
The Iowa City surgical facility has installed InstyMeds, an automated ATM-style machine that dispenses prescriptions drugs.
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According to Inside Self-Storage, Phoenix-based OpenTech Alliance Inc., developer of the INSOMNIAC line of self-storage kiosks, announced the released of the latest version of its kiosk software (v1.5.215), which now includes reservation-completion and coupon-acceptance enhancements. The reservation-completion enhancement simplifies the...