January 2012 Archives
Stanton Consultancy, a global foreign exchange and prepaid automation specialist, and Self-Service Networks, a provider of turnkey self-service kiosk, Web and mobile solutions, are planning to transform European gifting with the introduction of fully integrated, self-service gift card kiosks
The Sumner County Sheriff's Office unveiled a new 24-hour kiosk for the Prescription Drug Take Back Program
(Reuters) - Office Depot Inc, the second-largest U.S. office supply retailer, is testing PayPal's new point-of-sale system in a few stores, a top executive told Reuters.
In select offices around the state, the DMV has installed ATM-like kiosks that will process your vehicle registration, accept your payment, and spew out a new registration, complete with the sticker for your license plate.
HID Global now owns EasyLobby. EasyLobby is secure visitor management so it is a good fit for HID.
LAS VEEcoATM, and the machine will pay you what it believes the handset is worth. The cupboard-sized machine has a large touch screen and a big metal "mouth" where you can place your old phone or MP3 player.
Nice article on impact of low cost devices on the POS Retail market (which is already experimenting with these devices mind you...)
Providing freedom of payment to customers is easy. The positive lift that bill recyclers can have along with contactless options. From Vending Times.
NEW YORK CITY -- The National Retail Federation's Big Show will take place Jan. 16 and 17 (convention runs 15-18) at New York City's Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. Among technologies set to debut at the show is Kiosk Information Systems' StoreBot, an automated kiosk designed to reduce shrinkage at consumer and employee levels.
ADA, OH -- Kroger, one of the nation's largest grocery retailers, has installed a Shop24 robotic convenience store on the campus of Ohio Northern University.
TAYLORSVILLE, UT -- An apartment complex here will be the first location of its kind to get one ofShop24 Global's robotic convenience stores.
From Vending Times: MEI's Chuck Reed discusses Bill Recycling and how Cashless (read NFC and Google Wallet) interact.
RESTON, Va., Jan 04, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- QuadraMed(R) Corporation, a leading provider of healthcare technologies and services that improve the quality, safety and efficiency of patient care, today announced it has closed a definitive agreement with NCR Corporation to acquire NCR healthcare solutions, including its market-leading MediKiosk(TM) patient access software, NCR Payment Manager, Patient Portal, Patient Tracking, Physician Referral Portal and eForms software solutions.
Wonderful writeup by Emily Jed of Vending Times. Self-service micromarkets are taking hold in the vending space, as early adopters impressed with the results are deploying them in larger numbers and inspiring others to follow suit.
MINNEAPOLIS -- Two young entrepreneurs in Minneapolis have come up with a new vending program inspired by the increasingly popular biking trend. Chad DeBaker and Alex Anderson have launched the Bike Fixtation, which pairs a modified glassfront vender with a handy standalone bike repair rack.
Interesting article on the gradual diminishing of Best Buy. Strong bias.
From Kioskmarketplace.com - predictions from the experts in self-service and self-service automation for 2012.