Apple intros mobile wallet capabilities that combine NFC, Passbook and Touch ID. Company has support from banks, major card issuers and retailers.
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 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.
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 are creating new and easier ways to give to charitable organizations.
From entry to departure to arrival, kiosks could soon make it possible to venture through an airport without a single human interaction.
Kiosks are providing massive opportunities for mass access to transit.
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 kiosk industry has matured and increasingly is focusing on specific niches rather than a one-size-fits-all approach, industry insiders say.
Kiosk Marketplace surveys the money-transfer and remittance industry's self-service and kiosk landscape.