The printer: A critical component of a kiosk design

Trying to save money on a kiosk printer may end up as the most costly decision a deployer could make

Type: Special Report

Sponsor: Microcom Corporation




Reliance -80mm- Thermal Presenter Printer

Plug the Reliance in and begin experiencing years of trouble-free service.

Type: Brochure

Sponsor: Pyramid Technologies Inc.




Three Benefits for RFID Use in Airports

By consolidating and expediting the check-in process, creating the ability to track items and employees, and enhancing security, RFID is being utilized in a variety of ways in airports.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Custom


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Print temporary checks with the personal teller machine

According to Gallop, 80 percent of new bank accounts are still opened in a branch instead of online or over the phone.


Demand on the rise for customer loyalty kiosks

As a marketing tool, kiosks can engage customers in various ways using email marketing or linking the kiosk to an interactive mobile experience. For the kiosk operator, the information that loyalty reward programs create can provide critical marketing and operational information.

Kiosk printers 101: How to ensure reliablility

Anyone who has dealt with printers knows they have a bad tendency of jamming, running out of ink and generally being a pain in the neck. Kiosk printers, however, are rapidly expanding beyond the realm of receipts into 3D printing, tag printing and other tasks, so choosing a reliable printer is more important than ever.

3D printers craft gourmet pizza

In the past, 3D printers have crafted toys and car parts. But now, one company has created the first 3D printed pizza with 80-year old yeast. It is also working on a 3D printing kiosk that can crank out one pizza every 60 seconds.

Kiosk Marketplace Top 5: April edition

In April, marijuana enthusiasts lit up for '420' celebrations, so it's appropriate that a feature about cannabis kiosks was the most-read story of the month.

Is it time to retire kiosk printer paper?

In a business era driven by data analytics, the ability to harness consumer information through digital receipt records has led to the practical disappearance of kiosk paper receipts.

Kiosk receipts: keep or toss?

Most POS kiosks and ATMs give customers paper receipts at the end of the transaction. However, with identity theft being a rampant threat, how should you deal with all those receipts? Should you keep them or toss them?

Kiosk printers move to 3D

Until recently, kiosk printers were limited to receipts and other 2D items. Now, the sky is the limit with 3D printing enabling countless possibilities from toys to prosthetic limbs.

Building toys with 3D printing kiosks

From prosthetic limbs to organ replacement, the possibilities for 3-D printers seem endless, yet one area 3-D printing is about to explode is in the manufacturing business. This is particularly true in toy manufacturing with PieceMakers’ new 3-D printing kiosk called the PieceMaker Factory.

Arizona ADOT kiosks win PACE award

The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) Motor Vehicle Division recently received the 2014 Public Affairs and Consumer Education (PACE) Award for the installation of self-service, interactive touchscreen kiosks that perform ServiceArizona transactions in more than half the MVD offices across the state.

Kodak President: Internal buyout a 'win-win'

Eastman Kodak Co. announced an innovative bankruptcy emergence plan today, involving the spin off of its Personalized Imaging and Document Imaging Businesses to the U.K.

Kiosk replaces coupon clipping with convenient deals (Video)

Zebra Technologies discusses its latest solution that makes couponing easier for both the shopper and the retailer.

Coupon dispensing kiosk by Zebra Technologies and Olea

A partnership between Zebra Technologies and Olea Kiosks resulted in this assisted selling, coupon dispensing kiosk.


Kodak Q&A: 'We're a memory company'

A Kodak exec explains how their photo kiosks will go beyond images to become multipurpose content and media stations.

The kiosk crystal ball: Predictions for 2013

Kiosks and self-service will see increased evolution in 2013, as smartphone use soars and tablet options expand. 

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Printers are one of the most mechanically complex items in any kiosk. Whether they're printing receipts, tickets or something else, their quality can make or break the kiosk experience for a customer.

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