Windows of opportunity: How kiosks are supporting underserved and neglected populations

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Although many consumers equate kiosks with convenience and the offering of supplemental services, kiosk technology often plays a pivotal role in delivering critical information or services that sometimes cannot be garnered any other way.

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Apple Pay explodes onto the scene

Apple intros mobile wallet capabilities that combine NFC, Passbook and Touch ID. Company has support from banks, major card issuers and retailers.

3D printing becomes a kiosk-friendly technology

Imagine it's the holiday season and instead of trudging from department store to department store, or surfing from website to website waiting and hoping the right gift is delivered, you can simply walk up to a single store kiosk and create custom gifts for your entire family on the spot.

Apple unveils Apple Pay mobile wallet at iPhone launch event

Apple Pay, which is set to launch in the U.S. in October, uses a secure element in the phone to store card information. It eliminates the need for a mag stripe, instead generating a single-use, unique number for each transaction.

Nashville bike-share kiosks 'performing better than expected'

The recent success of the federal grant-funded program brought the city of Nashville more attention, but little has been said about the role of kiosks in the bike sharing trend.

Kiosks transform charitable donations and create opportunities for giving

Kiosks are creating new and easier ways to give to charitable organizations.

How kiosks are transforming the airport travel experience

From entry to departure to arrival, kiosks could soon make it possible to venture through an airport without a single human interaction.

3 ways kiosks are changing transportation

Kiosks are providing massive opportunities for mass access to transit.

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.

The self-service kiosk industry grows up

The kiosk industry has matured and increasingly is focusing on specific niches rather than a one-size-fits-all approach, industry insiders say.

Money-transfer kiosks could send billions around the world

Kiosk Marketplace surveys the money-transfer and remittance industry's self-service and kiosk landscape.

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Market outlook on airport self-service released

Markets and Markets released an updated report on airport information systems in North America, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and countries around the world

Massachusetts rural health center deploys check-in kiosks,

Westborough, Massachusetts-based eClinicalWorks announced today that Christopher Rural Health Planning Corporation has chosen eClinicalWorks electronic health records, a cloud-based solution for coordinating patient care across 13 of the Federally Qualified Health Center locations.

Market outlook: Kiosk transactions to surpass $1 trillion

Global information technology resource WhaTech has released a market outlook report on North American self-service kiosks.

Good Tech releases Windows 8.1 tablet solution for kiosks

Good Technology announced today the release of the Windows 8.1 enterprise productivity solution in its Good Enterprise Mobility Management Suites.

Outerwall to report Q3 results

Outerwall Inc. has announced the date for reporting the company's third quarter results.

Kiosk to reform prisoners' education opportunities

The Elkridge, Maryland, Correctional Education Association has announced a partnership with inmate service provider JPay to develop a digital education platform for instructors, inmates and prison staff.

Electoral process goes digital with interactive kiosks

Interactive voting kiosks are coming to a store near you, according to VotRite, a New York-based ballot-casting technology company.

GCA renews casino contract for ticketing kiosks

Global Cash Access Holdings Inc. has renewed its contract Foxwoods Resort Casino for an additional five years.

BYNDL launches mobile payment for vending machines

Seattle-based provider of mobile managed services BYNDL Inc. is rolling out a mobile payment and customer engagement platform for vending machines.

Russian kiosks double money transfers in 2014

Moscow-based QIWI plc and partner UNISTREAM International Money Transfer System announced that QIWI kiosk money transfer volume "nearly doubled" compared to the previous year's period.

Dallas airport shortens customs wait by 40%

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport announced the release of its customs clearance program that will include self-service kiosks.

Houston courts rely on kiosks to 'decentralize court services'

Houston (Texas) Municipal Court announced the additon of new traffic ticket kiosks to the Clear Lake and Kingwood areas.

Delta taking the lead in passport kiosk deployment

Delta Airlines' Los Angeles airport hub has installed 10 passport kiosks at Terminal 5.

Victims of domestic violence report abuse via ATM-like kiosk in India

The Instant Complaint Logging Internet Kiosk was deployed in a bank in Bhubaneswar as part of a six month pilot program.

Automated passport kiosks take off

The Automated Passport Control Kiosk has been added to several airports around the country, among the latest, Detroit Metropolitan International Airport, which just installed 30 new APCs.

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