Will digital technology solve McDonald's woes?

Will digital technology solve McDonald's woes?

McDonald's recently did a massive $6B digital signage, kiosk makeover. But will this be enough to solve its woes?

How self-serve kiosks can make a grand statement

How self-serve kiosks can make a grand statement

The wrap is going to tell the kiosk's story every day. It will serve as the kiosk’s advertising, promotion, product offering, contact info and more. Done well, it can be the creative juice that drives the customer flow.

How 5G, combined with IoT, will make mobile carriers the enablers of retail engagement

How 5G, combined with IoT, will make mobile carriers the enablers of retail engagement

Video, gaming, AI, robotic, AR/VR platform CIOs and CTOs looking to embrace newer digital transformation solutions should look holistically within the mobile infrastructure ecosystems, and tag the mobile telecom operator as a strategic partner.

The brave new omnichannel world poses hard choices for retail technology

The brave new omnichannel world poses hard choices for retail technology

Instead of chasing every opportunity, retailers will get ahead by implementing the right technologies that actually improve the retail customer experience, Wiser Solutions CEO Andy Ballard explains.

What role will kiosks play in an autonomous checkout world?

What role will kiosks play in an autonomous checkout world?

Fully automated stores are making inroads, largely in tandem with the increase in mobile payment. But customers still want to have the freedom to pay with whatever mechanism they prefer, be it cash, payment card or mobile. Hence, self-checkout kiosks have a major role to play in the emerging automated store.

Real estate kiosks help buyers find their dream home

Real estate kiosks help buyers find their dream home

Homebuilders and realtors use real estate kiosks to get up-to-date information in buyers' hands, allowing them to sift through all the options to find locations, features and price points that work for them.

NEC gets it right – for display technology, the age of collaboration has arrived

NEC gets it right – for display technology, the age of collaboration has arrived

NEC Display Solutions showcases the fruits of partnerships in its new versatile headquarters and briefing center at a ground breaking open house.

Considerations for museum kiosk design

Considerations for museum kiosk design

Designing an interactive museum kiosk should be an engaging process that ultimately makes the patron's experience more rewarding and delivers a positive return on investment.

No kiosk is an island … why restaurants need a digital self-service strategy

No kiosk is an island … why restaurants need a digital self-service strategy

Rather than seeing a kiosk as a separate solution, a platform should bring the kiosk together with other channels so a single customer view can be presented across any channel, a transaction status is accurate in real time, and a comprehensive customer profile of past behavior can be seen.

New to self-service? How to make the transition easy

New to self-service? How to make the transition easy

While kiosks provide important benefits to a variety of use cases, making that first time investment can be difficult for many decision makers. Experience has shown that the process can be made easier by taking note of considerations that apply to nearly every use case scenario.

Restaurant self-order revolution shifts into high gear: Are you prepared?

Restaurant self-order revolution shifts into high gear: Are you prepared?

The pioneer stage has ended for restaurant self-serve kiosks, and adoption has shifted into high gear. The time has come for all serious players in the limited-service space to take note if they haven’t already.

World of Money helps you keep tabs on payment technology and more

World of Money helps you keep tabs on payment technology and more

World of Money will provide a singular source of information for professionals working in businesses that operate within the larger sphere of financial systems as those systems — and the technologies, currencies, payment methods and trends that drive them — continue to evolve.

Implementing unattended payment solutions? 7 things to keep in mind

Implementing unattended payment solutions? 7 things to keep in mind

Before upgrading your kiosk to accept more cashless pyment options, it’s critical to make sure you're incorporating all the necessary components, features and capabilities to future-proof your payment infrastructure.

Human image sensing technology makes big strides; Omron steps forward

Human image sensing technology makes big strides; Omron steps forward

One of the most powerful biometric identification tools have come across at trade shows recently is the HVC-P2 from Omron Electronic Components LLC, an image-sensing camera based module incorporating its proprietary technology for recognizing human face expression, gender, age, gaze and blink into a camera module.

Will EV charger network support surging customer demand?

Will EV charger network support surging customer demand?

The EV market is expanding rapidly, but whether or not the EV infrastructure expands fast enough to support customer demand will depend on the commitment of the partners in the EV infrastructure.

Does your business need a self-service solution?

Does your business need a self-service solution?

Self-service kiosks are rapidly becoming the solution for many of these problems across a multitude of industries and use cases. Here are some questions to help a business decide if a self-service kiosk makes sense.

Intel Compute Card brings new flexibility to kiosks

Intel Compute Card brings new flexibility to kiosks

The Contec C5 leverages the Intel Compute Card and its low-power, high-performance platform to enable a compact footprint backed by proven Intel architecture.

Payments innovation requires smarter testing

Payments innovation requires smarter testing

New technology and innovation is changing the way consumers want to pay, but the increasingly rapid pace of change also creates challenges and vulnerabilities for self-service equipment providers.

Consumer demand for restaurant kiosks is on the rise

Consumer demand for restaurant kiosks is on the rise

Guests of all ages, not just millennials, would visit a restaurant more often if self-serve kiosks were available, new research finds.

Bitcoin and cash: When two worlds collide, ATMs need to get it right

Bitcoin and cash: When two worlds collide, ATMs need to get it right

Bitcoin ATMs that enable users to buy and sell bitcoins for cash are making bitcoin more available. While the number of bitcoin ATMs is still fairly low, cryptocurrency use is growing, presenting both a challenge and an opportunity to kiosk manufacturers.

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