Parking kiosks expired before their time

The town of Palm Beach City, Fla., is planning to replace older parking kiosks with smarter ones

FEATURES


CTIA: MasterCard puts digital wallet in shoppers' virtual pocket

Payment company releases new product to make on-and-offline shopping easier.

Visa, Discover and major banks begin testing mobile phone payments

A who's who of bankers, payment networks and telecom carriers have joined in seperate projects to pilot mobile payments in New York and Atlanta.

Next-gen charging kiosks provide more than just a quick jolt

Multimedia capability expands potential deployment possibilities.

Focus on Escalate Retail's new Pocket Kiosk

Escalate Retail is offering a novel approach to all-channel commerce, using shoppers' own smartphones as a "Pocket Kiosk."

Apple's kiosk patent: Are wireless iTunes downloads on the horizon?

Apple's recently granted patent for what appears to be an iTunes kiosk has the potential to turn the digital-download space on its head — or will it simply be another player in the game?

Special summit will again offer secure, open forum for deployers

Away from suppliers and media, users can share questions, concerns for their self-service projects.

Mobile boarding passes herald cell-phone self-service for travel

As more airports use paperless ticketing and mobile check-in, the technology spreads to other travel-related industries.  

Wardrivers and your kiosk

Are self-service deployments next?

Near-future boom for near-field?

NFC-enabled cell phones might make m-payments, m-banking common.

European market growing

Summit Research's report takes a look at trends in the kiosk industry.

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NEWS


Cradlepoint cloud-based connectivity returns to CW100

CradlePoint, a global provider of cloud-managed, 4G networking solutions for the distributed enterprise, has been named to Connected World Magazine's 2014 CW 100, a listing of the top 100 companies that are "demonstrating significant market traction and pursuing game-changing technologies...

CradlePoint announces support for Sprint 4G LTE for digital signage, kiosk networking

CradlePoint, a provider of 3G/4G wireless networking solutions for distributed enterprises, announced at the M2M Evolution Conference this week in Las Vegas its support for Sprint's 4G LTE network for M2M networking, including digital signage and kiosks. CradlePoint's suite of...

McDonald's Europe testing wireless charging pads

Customers at McDonald's restaurants around Europe can now charge their wireless/mobile devices at their table. According to Know Your Mobile, the chain is testing the service, provided by PowerKiss wireless, at select restaurants throughout Europe. The service is based on Qi technology standards. Read more about customer experience.

Digiboo expands to Twin Cities shopping malls

Digiboo's video kiosks, which offer movie downloads for rent or purchase, are moving beyond the airport realm and into shopping malls in Minneapolis, according to an article on StarTribune.com. Digiboo now has a total of 35 kiosks at three airports...

GCI Wireless gets advanced payment kiosks

B2B Soft, a software company specializing in retail management for the wireless/cellular retail industry, and Cycle30, a provider of hosted order-to-cash billing services, announced they have deployed a new in-store payment kiosk platform at wireless provider GCI. The kiosks are...

Sprint, IDEAL LIFE partner to address rising health care costs

Sprint and IDEAL LIFE today announced they have launched wireless kiosks for users to capture health and wellness information remotely. The kiosks transmit medical data using Sprint's wireless network and are indicative of a trend within the health care industry...

TIO teams up with iQmetrix to offer bill payment, reporting features

Cellular and wireless retail management solutions provider iQmetrix is launching the RQ4 integration of TIO Networks' bill payment processing service this week to beta clients, with a full ramp up expected in the next two weeks. "Our dealers are very...

Kiosks to serve citizens outside Negros Oriental

The Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) in Negros Oriental, located in the Philippines, will soon deploy several more Wireless Automated Processing System kiosks, to serve GSIS members living in areas far from the capital city of Dumaguete. According to the...

Canadian DVD kiosk company hopes to better serve customers with new technology

A collaboration between self-service entertainment company iMozi Canada Inc. and Esprida Corporation, a remote device management company, will help iMozi better serve its DVD kiosk customers, according to Soheil Samimi, president of iMOZI. "The relationship with Esprida speaks to our...

TIO Networks partners with iQmetrix for bill-pay

TIO Networks, a provider of bill-payment services through kiosks and other technology, has announced a partnership with iQmetrix to serve a growing base of wireless retailers across North America. iQmetrix Software Development Corp. develops retail management systems for the cellular...

Library kiosks with RFID offer self-serve for Mancunians

Libraries in Stockport, England, near Manchester, are the latest to install self-serve kiosks for patrons, according to the AboutMyArea guide. The kiosks with radio-frequency identification (RFID) self-service technology have been installed in 11 libraries in the area.

Coinstar invests in ecoATM

Bellevue, Wash.-based Coinstar, Inc. today announced its investment in ecoATM, an automated eCycling station that captures, tracks and recycles mobile devices.

Premier Wireless Solutions chooses the Nexaira BCII for M2M applications

SAN DIEGO—Nexaira Wireless Inc. has announced the signing of a VAR agreement with Premier Wireless Solutions, a wireless distributor of value-added services such as integration, certification and cellular data plans for major carriers and MVNOs in the M2M Wireless Market.

AT&T deploys info kiosk in new store

According to stltoday.com, AT&T's new 5,900-square-feet store in Brentwood, Mo., will feature a new guided selling kiosk, which includes a rate-plan recommendation tool that customers can use on their own or with the assistance of an AT&T representative. The tool...

Metaio developing augmented reality for mobile devices

The website Zatz Not Funny reports that metaio, makers of the augmented reality programming found in Lego kiosks, is developing an augmented reality system for mobile devices.   A video accompanying the report gives an example of how AR might work in a future situation.

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