Category Archives: Self-Service

Self-Service

LCY invests in kiosks, mobile check-in desks and smartwalls

Self-service kiosks, mobile check-in desks, flexible flight information display screens and “smartwall” screens are being introduced at London City Airport. Source: www.futuretravelexperience.com The investment comes as the airport reports record passenger numbers, with July 2015 proving to be the busiest month in the airport’s history, with more than 400,000 passengers passing through its doors during the month.  … Read More »

Automated Passport Control (APC) Kiosk Deployments

This list – presented in spreadsheet format – provides details for each known deployment including the number of kiosks, locations, installation date, vendors, costs, etc., as well as vendor market share information. According the January 2015 count, there are 903 operational APC kiosks located in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, Dublin, Ireland and Abu Dhabi with another… Read More »

Self-Service Retail Kiosk & Consumer Behavior

Blog writeup from Olea Kiosk   JUNE 26, 2015 HOW SELF-SERVICE RETAIL KIOSKS CHANGE CONSUMER BEHAVIOR (FOR THE BETTER) Self-service checkout technologies are expanding rapidly as shoppers gravitate toward the convenience, efficiency, and small lines that are provided by self-service retail kiosks.  Based on a recent survey, 85% of Americanspolled stated that they have used a self-service checkout… Read More »

Biometric Kiosk – Scanning Market to Reach $14B

MAY 7, 2015 BIOMETRIC SCANNERS – THE FUTURE OF KIOSK SECURITY IS NOW! Biometric security is on a rapid growth curve, and the market for biometric scanning devices is expected to reach $13.8 billion… Source: kioskindustry.org Nice blog article on biometrics and self-service kiosks

Kiosk Cloud Service – KioCloud by KioWare released

KioWare has expanded its long standing Kiosk Management product line with KioCloud, a KioWare hosted, subscription-based kiosk management solution. KioCloud will enable those running KioWare or Kio… Source: kioskindustry.org KioWare releases KioCloud, new Cloud Services for kiosk remote monitoring and configuration.

Steve Wozniak Joins Kiosk ATM Parent Company – CoinBuzz

The Planet Capital financial services company announced that Steve Wozniak will join their team as a consultant and part of their Board of Directors. Source: www.coinbuzz.com A. Lyle Elias, Planet Capital CEO, ATM Industry Association (ATMIA) co-founder and PAYe Network founder said, “With an ‘All-Star’ team focused on exploiting our patent pending IP and “Blockchain” technology, Planet’s ‘Next… Read More »

The Transformation of NCR – Case – Harvard Business School

During his tenure as CEO since 2005, Bill Nuti had moved NCR Corporation (originally National Cash Register) from its historical competence in hardware to become a provider of hardware and software for managing transactions across a range of industries and payments methods. Nuti envisioned a world in which consumers would use NCR hardware or applications whether transacting at… Read More »

The Do-It-Myself Generation | NACS Online

Newest survey on Millennials shows almost a quarter prefer self-service kiosks to interacting with cashiers. Source: www.nacsonline.com CHICAGO – A new survey released by location-based mobile platform Retale showed that 20% of Millennial shoppers don’t like interacting with cashiers at checkout. The survey examined consumer self-service checkout adoption and preferences among brick-and-mortar retailers, evaluating convenience, challenges and desired… Read More »

Restaurant Kiosks — NRA Preview by Nextep

Preview of NRA offerings Nextep will feature such as tablet kiosks on Surface3 as well as Outdoor Drive-Thru kiosks. Good stuff! Source: nextepsystems.com Restaurant Kiosks — NRA Preview by Nextep including tablet kiosks with Surface3 and outdoor kiosks

Bipartisan Bill Seeks to Stop Abusive Patent Troll Litigation

Legislation introduced by Senate Judiciary Committee that seeks to protect retailers and other businesses from overly litigious patent trolls. Source: www.ada-kiosk.com  The National Retail Federation today welcomed bipartisan patent reform legislation introduced by Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck E. Grassley, R-Iowa, and Ranking Member Patrick J. Leahy, D-Vt., that seeks to protect retailers and other businesses from overly litigious patent… Read More »

Photo kiosk – Hewlett-Packard to Sell Snapfish Operation to District Photo

Hewlett-Packard Co. said it would sell its Snapfish photo-sharing site toDistrict Photo, part of the computer maker’s plan to refocus operations as it splits in two. Source: www.bloomberg.com Snapfish works with retailers to help consumers store, share and print photos online. District Photo, which is based in Beltsville, Maryland, handles digital printing for business and other customers. Terms… Read More »

Kiosk Management

KioWare kiosk software – kiosk browser software that secures windows in a lockdown kiosk mode. Free trial available. Source: www.kioware.com New offering from KioWare is Remote Management Services. You can either host your own server in your network, or use KioWare cloud services.  Android and Windows clients supported. Cool!

Chrome Live

Chrome browser. Chromebooks. Chromeboxes. Chrome has evolved to offer secure, customizable, and easily manageable devices and apps for today’s business. Join us online to learn how web-based solutions can help maximize your company’s productivity. Source: atmosphere.withgoogle.com

ATM Machine – NCR Signals Massive Makeover to Banking with Highly Secure Cloud-Based ATM Android Software Platform

Press Release today from NCR announcing new cloud-based platform Kalpana NCR’s Kalpana™ software transforms the ATM channel, introducing ground-breaking security designed to eliminate malware and reduce total cost of ownership by up to 40% DULUTH, Ga., April 15, 2015 — NCR today introduced the biggest change to the way an ATM operates since the self-service banking channel was… Read More »

Kiosk printers

Kiosk Printer Kiosk printers present challenges and opportunities.  As a point of maintenance and of failure paper prints are the most demanding. Jammed printers mean someone has to unjam (or there… Source: kioskindustry.org Updated comparison of print technology including cost for thermal versus laser printer.

Employee Time Clock Tracking — Morpho and Infinisource Offer Advanced Time Tracking – FindBiometrics

Morpho (Safran) and Infinisource have announced what the vendors call the market’s “most advanced biometrically-enabled time clock”. Source: findbiometrics.com The NXG is intended for the small and mid-size employer, allowing for the collection of time and attendance data. Thanks to Morpho’s MorphoSmart CBM sensors, the time clocks address the common practice of time fraud (known colloquially as ‘buddy… Read More »

DMV kiosk – BMV kiosk draws curious to Westerville supermarket

The state’s first vehicle-registration self-service kiosk is proving quite a draw at a Westerville grocery store. Merritt Kimball of Worthington recently drove to Marc’s supermarket, 111 Huber Village Blvd., to sample the machine. Source: www.dispatch.com Kiosk users just swipe their driver’s license and credit card. The machine then provides registration stickers. A total of nine self-service kiosks are… Read More »

kiosk patents – Amazon patents show new ways for shoppers to pick-up and check-out – GeekWire

Amazon has filed several patents recently that show that the e-commerce giant continues to be interested in the world of physical retail. Over the past few months, the company has experimented with a number of different… Read More Source: www.geekwire.com The first patent, outlining a kiosk management system, was filed by Neil Ackerman, who conducts product management and strategic invention at Amazon,according to LinkedIn.… Read More »

Reds food vendor rolls out self-serve beer machines at ballpark

The machines, produced by DraftServ Technologies and set up at 10 locations throughout the stadiums, allow fans to purchase cards in $20 and $100 increments to buy Anheuser-Busch products by the ounce. Outside the ballpark, the stored-value cards will be sold at retail stores in Greater Cincinnati and can be used throughout the season, said Don Dierig, Sportservice’s district manager.… Read More »