Vending technology and social networking used in Cadbury publicity stunt

One of Cadbury's latest marketing strategies combined vending machine technology with social networking, according to Digital Spy.  By registering their Facebook profile, customers were treated to a free Cadbury chocolate bar from the Joy Generator vending machine. The machine operated for one day only in Sydney.

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Montreal's interactive bus shelters drive commuter engagement

The shelter displays entice users with gesture-based controls.

Are interactive screens a smart choice for cities?

Touchscreen technology is playing a bigger role in helping cities become interactive.

How to pull a return out of an ATM kiosk investment

There's no 'rabbit out of a hat' -- just a matter of conjuring up a solid, workable ad strategy.

Ohio rest-stop kiosks drive revenue for roadwork

Ten rest areas are housing the displays, with local businesses tapped to fuel advertising income.

Interactive digital kiosks ring in new era for NYC payphones

Interactive digital technology is at the center of NYC's competition to reinvent the payphone.

The Top 10 kiosk stories of 2012

Thanks to the power of website analytics, we have tallied the list of our most-read stories of 2012.

Virtual Concierge kiosk serves users, collects data (Video)

The Virtual Concierge digital signage kiosk from Parabit provides user insight with analytics-gathering software.

Generate more revenue with digital ads on your DVD kiosk

An important part of generating revenue when running a business involves setting up advertisements so you can potentially draw more customers. An advertisement can range from a normal print advertisement to digital advertisements, spanning many types like banner ads. For DVD rental businesses, digital ads can help draw people to DVD rental kiosks.

Mobile maps offer untapped resources for parks

State and national parks enter the mobile world with a cached map app that functions as a self-service tour guide.

New breathalyzer kiosk helps drinkers dodge DUIs

A Salt Lake City start-up offers professional-grade breathalyzers in the form of interactive kiosks.

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Kiosk gets Toronto visitors involved in Pan Am, Parapan Games countdown

The city of Toronto is engaging visitors in the countdown to the Pan Am and Parapan Games next summer with an interactive kiosk and countdown clock, according to MediaCaster Magazine.  The Cisco Toronto 2015 Countdown clock displays the days and minutes until the Games, and beside it stands a kiosk with a digital media app and camera.

Fendi installs luxury handbag vending, reaches out to millennials

Italian fashion house Fendi has stationed luxury handbag-dispending vending kiosks at its new Soho location in New York, according to TimeOut.  The machines were launched as a marketing effort designed to reach out to millennials, the article said.

Marijuana vending kiosks ink deal for digital signage ad platform

Tranzbyte Corp. has opted for SmarterSign digital signage software to deliver digital out-of-home ads to the top digital signage display screen of its ZaZZZ marijuana-dispensary kiosks, Transbyte announced earlier this month. The platform offers a scalable solution combined with ease...

Digital signage ad and vending kiosk network raises $2M for expansion

Vengo Labs, a New York City-based startup that manufactures mini vending machines, has raised $2 million in Series A financing to broaden its reach, the company announced. Vengo has an installed base of 60 compact, interactive digital kiosks, selling a...

Adspace partners with elevate for digital signage ad kiosks in malls

Chicago-based elevate DIGITAL, a developer of street-level digital interactive technology, recently announced a partnership with Adspace Networks, a provider of digital video advertising in malls. Adspace will sell traditional digital and interactive advertising across elevate's network of 400 interactive digital...

NASCAR test drives digital signage kiosks at Bristol

NASCAR and Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway tested out new fan-centric traveling technology, digital signage kiosks designed to enhance fans' enjoyment at live events and entertainment venues, during the recent Irwin Tools Night Race NASCAR Weekend. The "Digital Signage, Mobility &...

DSA to hold Chicago Screenmedia Symposium in September

The Digital Screenmedia Association announced it will hold its second symposium, this time in Chicago on September 5 and 6. The 24-hour conference will follow a similar format to the inaugural Digital Screenmedia Symposium in Dallas, according to DSA Executive...

Clear Channel Airports lands DOOH deal for Chicago's Midway and O'Hare

Chicago's City Council recently voted to award Clear Channel Airports a new five-year contract with five one-year extension options to provide comprehensive indoor digital media programs at Chicago's two airports, O'Hare and Midway International, according to an announcement from Clear...

IZ-ON Media partners with HealthCENTER Kiosk Network for digtial signage ad sales

IZ-ON Media (formerly known as Premier Retail Networks, or PRN), a Technicolor company and a global provider of digital place-based media sales and services, and Stayhealthy Inc., a provider of health screening kiosks, recently announced a multiyear agreement making IZ-ON...

Campuses go green with Evive kiosks

Evive Station LLC is battling plastic waste with the rollout of its reusable water bottle cleaning and filling kiosks. According to an article on triblive.com, the Evive kiosk works with its own RFID-equipped reusable water bottles, allowing users to clean...

SoloHealth kiosk rollout creates national DOOH network in pharmacies

SoloHealth, a consumer-driven health care technology company, announced today that it is developing what it says is "the nation's largest digital ad platform for retail pharmacy" built on the national rollout of its SoloHealth Station health-and-wellness digital signage kiosks. The...

Meridian launches interactive digital signage kiosk solution

Self-service kiosk firm Meridian has launched a new interactive digital signage kiosk solution and powered the solution with their proprietary software, Mzero Application Platform, in order to provide a turnkey solution for its clientele, according to a company announcement. The...

ATM ad software company signs contract with a large U.K. bank

I-design Group Plc, a leading designer of ATM advertising software, announced Wednesday that it has won a major contract to deploy their marketing software solution on Barclay Bank's entire ATM and kiosk network.The contract involves supplying atmAd covers to London-based...

In-store coupon kiosks saving grocery shoppers money

Customers at Food Lion supermarkets are using more coupons than ever since the grocery chain deplolyed coupon-dispensing kiosks inside stores. "In these difficult economic times, Food Lion is committed to providing our customers with the lowest prices on the best...

Retirement community embraces kiosks

Noventri Digital Signage Solutions is bringing technology to older adults. The company provides residents, staff and visitors to the Augsburg Lutheran Home and Village in Baltimore County, Maryland, with digital signage and touchscreen technology to teach them about the retirement...

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