The Best Kiosks Share these Five Traits

The Best Kiosks Share these Five Traits

The most effective kiosks have found harmony in engineering, art, and pragmatism. Naturally, this presents the question of what precisely defines a great kiosk.

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Sponsor: Pyramid Technologies Inc.


The IT Specialists Guide to Self-Service Technology

The IT Specialists Guide to Self-Service Technology

This is an abridged guide for Information Technology (IT) professionals working with an industry (healthcare, human resources, education, etc.) that is looking to deploy a self-service kiosk or solution in their facility.

Type: Guide

Sponsor: Advanced Kiosks


7 Facts about Thermal Paper

7 Facts about Thermal Paper

We have collected an assortment of facts about thermal paper that inspire you to forgo digital receipts and continue to hoard these ghosts of money that once belonged to us.

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Sponsor: Pyramid Technologies Inc.


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Intel's Christie Rice talks customer experience, digital innovations

Intel's Christie Rice talks customer experience, digital innovations

The ICX Association sat down with Intel’s Christie Rice, global interactive kiosk and digital signage segment director for the Intel's IoT Group, to find out what Intel's up to when it comes to enabling interactive customer experiences. Rice is also Intel’s new representative on the association’s advisory board.

EMV adoption in the self-service industry: What's taking so long?

EMV adoption in the self-service industry: What's taking so long?

The future state of self-service is turning the kiosk into a stand-alone store, and secure payment is one of the services that needs to be offered for it to be effective, says Ingenico's John Menzel, who recently shared his insights on EMV compliance in self-service.

How mobile pay, AI and biometrics are bringing new muscle to automatic merchandising

How mobile pay, AI and biometrics are bringing new muscle to automatic merchandising

The National Automatic Merchandising Association trade show floor featured POS equipment tailored to a consumer who is comfortable with mobile payment, and other technologies such as advanced data analytics, artificial intelligence, robotics, biometric identity verification and digital signage.

Three Major Causes of Downtime in Kiosks

Three Major Causes of Downtime in Kiosks

There’s never been a more opportune time to deploy kiosks. Revenue opportunities abound and industry research indicates that consumers often prefer self-service over the traditional option of speaking to an employee. Cinemark Theaters, the third-largest chain in the U.S., has attributed its record-setting concession sales to self-service kiosks.

Entrepreneur develops kiosk solution for e-commerce retailers

Entrepreneur develops kiosk solution for e-commerce retailers

Dawn Dickson has taken it upon herself to develop both hardware and software to enable kiosks to dispense consumer products and provide useful data about the customers and the customer traffic.

Force sensing brings intuitive functionality to interactive touchscreen kiosk applications

Force sensing brings intuitive functionality to interactive touchscreen kiosk applications

Kiosk owners can retrofit force sensing by updating the firmware and adapting their application software to respond appropriately.

Expanding electronics raise the stakes for protecting kiosks from extreme cold

Expanding electronics raise the stakes for protecting kiosks from extreme cold

Advances in heaters, fans, thermostats, regulators and lighting have enabled kiosks to function efficiently in almost any environment, but customers must utilize proven design practices.

Frictionless online payment still not a reality for U.S. retailers, CES panel notes

Frictionless online payment still not a reality for U.S. retailers, CES panel notes

A CES panel explored the challenges of payments technology, including the friction with online payments, glitches in online payment systems, the lack of retail locations that accept mobile payments and problems specific to cross-border payments.

Why 2018 will be a banner year for self-serve kiosks

Why 2018 will be a banner year for self-serve kiosks

Kiosk deployers and providers are encouraged by growing customer acceptance of self-service technology and expect 2018 to be an outstanding year.

Redefining automated retailing part 3: Digital signage options for kiosks

Redefining automated retailing part 3: Digital signage options for kiosks

The use of full motion video, music and/or voice track, stylized text and artistic presentation can provide unequalled content for automated retailing.

Cellomat mobile phone repair service kiosk comes to the US

Cellomat mobile phone repair service kiosk comes to the US

The Cellomat offers an example of how kiosks can play a support role in the expanding mobile communications economy.

Kiosk Marketplace to publish comprehensive industry report, seeks your input

Kiosk Marketplace to publish comprehensive industry report, seeks your input

Kiosk Marketplace is seeking help from its readers in publishing an annual report called the Kiosk Marketplace Census that will provide statistics on the industry’s size and scope.

Roly Poly Sandwiches franchisee pioneers self-order kiosks

Roly Poly Sandwiches franchisee pioneers self-order kiosks

Matt Macke was intrigued when a customer suggest he offer self-order kiosks. As a result, he has played a role in helping a kiosk manufacturer develop one for small restaurants.

Biometric technology Part 3: Consumer acceptance grows as kiosk industry weighs its options

Biometric technology Part 3: Consumer acceptance grows as kiosk industry weighs its options

The kiosk industry recognizes the benefits biometric technology provides, but manufacturers are looking for improvements in reliability, integration with existing software, cost and user acceptance.

Biometric technology Part 2: Clear's identity screening at airports paves way for more applications

Biometric technology Part 2: Clear's identity screening at airports paves way for more applications

Clear, a technology company authorized by the government to provide biometric identity screening at airports, has expanded to 23 U.S airports, marking one of the most visible signs of consumer acceptance of the technology to date.

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Kiosks can have many hardware components that all need to be durable and reliable. In addition to a CPU and a monitor, your kiosk might have a receipt printer, card reader, barcode scanner, keyboard, cash acceptor/dispenser or other device.

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