From Intel Blog March 2020 Written by Joe Jensen | February 24, 2020 In the ultra-competitive quick-service restaurant (QSR) industry, profit margins are often perilously thin, meaning margin for error is virtually nonexistent. Even for multinational brands operating on a huge scale, everything matters and the smallest inefficiencies can quickly snowball. With partners like Fingermark* and other world leaders… Read More »
See Strait Times Excerpt: When he visited the Toa Payoh MRT station and bus interchange yesterday morning to distribute hand sanitisers to public transport workers, Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan had his temperature taken at two self-checking kiosks. The prototype kiosks, which went on trial at the transport hub on Saturday and will be there until today, are… Read More »
Iceland airport completes six-month pilot with biometric kiosks simulating the new EU Entry/Exit System regulations securely and efficiently Richmond, B.C. February 27, 2020: Innovative Travel Solutions (ITS) by Vancouver International Airport (YVR) recently celebrated the successful completion of a six-month pilot program involving four BorderXpress kiosks at Keflavik International Airport (KEF) in Iceland. The kiosks were part of a pilot to simulate the… Read More »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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
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.
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 »
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 »
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 »
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
Source: show.restaurant.org Big show for restaurant technology in Chicago this year. May 18 and 19th. http://show.restaurant.org/
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 »
Not often, I take 2 hours out to sit thru a webinar but today I caught the Google Live with the rollout of Google for Work (and also Business). Source: www.digitalscreenmedia.org How thin clients and zero clients from Google are invading the world of digital signs and kiosks.
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 »
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 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
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 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.
Automated passport control is just one of the technologies airports are implementing to make international travel easier for passengers. Source: www.burnsmcdblog.com
Commuters and pleasure-seekers alike will soon gain a new way to travel around Pittsburgh when biking advocates and local officials in May open a new bike-sharing system called Healthy Ride. The project by Pittsburgh Bike Share, which was sponsored by Highmark and by Allegheny Health Network, not only will help relieve traffic congestion and reduce pollution, but also… Read More »
A marketing stunt by Uber’s Toronto-based team appears to be going down well with the folk there, but hey, it involves free rides, so what’s not to like? The company’s marketing team clearly enjoys coming up with novel ideas to grab the headlines – in 2013 it teamed up with Home Depot to deliver Christmas trees direct to… Read More »
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 »
Easy and quick services by GDRFA to the public Source: www.emirates247.com
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 »
47 percent of Apple Pay users were denied by a participating merchant, study says. Source: arstechnica.com One piece to the puzzle that might keep banks paying into Apple’s platform is that customers seem to use credit cards more often on Apple Pay. According to Phoenix, 82 percent of Apple Pay users linked a credit card to their accounts,… Read More »
Clear will launch its security clearance services, which verify travelers’ identities through fingerprint and iris scans, at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport. Source: www.biometricupdate.com CLEAR coming to Baltimore
Customers at a McDonald’s in Wesley Chapel can order their food at a self-service kiosk. Wesley Chapel, Florida — In the ever-changing world of fast food, McDonald’s is now trying something totally new and it’s right here in our backyard.The Wesley Chapel McDonald’s on State Road 54 is the only location in the state with the new Create… Read More »
When computer science meets business, it can produce tiny green dragons. At least, that is one of the outcomes at Piecemaker, a 3-D printing company … Source: triblive.com