Market outlook: Kiosk transactions to surpass $1 trillion

Global information technology resource WhaTech has released a market outlook report on North American self-service kiosks.

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Apple Pay explodes onto the scene

Apple intros mobile wallet capabilities that combine NFC, Passbook and Touch ID. Company has support from banks, major card issuers and retailers.

Apple unveils Apple Pay mobile wallet at iPhone launch event

Apple Pay, which is set to launch in the U.S. in October, uses a secure element in the phone to store card information. It eliminates the need for a mag stripe, instead generating a single-use, unique number for each transaction.

PayToo CEO: 'Facebook for the unbanked customer's financial needs'

PayToo's CEO Michel Poignant discusses the company's kiosk launch and plans for the future.

Money-transfer kiosks could send billions around the world

Kiosk Marketplace surveys the money-transfer and remittance industry's self-service and kiosk landscape.

Financial services kiosk operators see opportunity with unbanked and underbanked

More than a quarter of U.S. households were unbanked or underbanked in 2011, which represents a key potential kiosk market.

Pot payment kiosks cropping up like weeds

Kiosk vendors could grow profits from medical marijuana industry.

Interactive displays bring tech flare to Florida credit union

In an era of online and mobile financial services, new technologies are helping bank branches adapt and thrive.

Making the case for self-service coin counters

Coin-counting kiosks should be a consideration for financial institutions looking to enhance the customer experience.

How Wincor plans to increase its share of the American market

Europe's manufacturing giant says its ready to grow its operations in the US.

Bitcoin kiosks get thumbs up in Canada

RoboCoin's latest deployment news could be a boost in legitimacy for the virtual currency. 

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NEWS


Verifone's self-service payment system gains ground in Canada

VeriFone Systems Inc. has announced the certification of UX Solutions for Canada's contactless debit payment solution Interac Flash 1.5 that provides a mobile NFC payments platform.

Outerwall to report Q3 results

Outerwall Inc. has announced the date for reporting the company's third quarter results.

MoneyGram acquires Nexxo’s multichannel platform

Dallas-based provider of money transfer and payment services MoneyGram has announced the acquisition of Nexxo Financial Corporation's assets.

California city helps residents pay bills with city hall kiosk

San Benito, California's City Hall has installed a kiosk in its lobby to provide residents another way to pay bills.

Russian kiosks double money transfers in 2014

Moscow-based QIWI plc and partner UNISTREAM International Money Transfer System announced that QIWI kiosk money transfer volume "nearly doubled" compared to the previous year's period.

Zapp strikes a pose at UK vending machines

TouchGo has partnered with the mobile payments service that has partnerships with HSBC, first direct, Nationwide, Santander and Metro Bank.

Seattle Seahawks accepting youth services donations via Coinstar kiosks

Seattle Seahawk fans can support the team this year by donating to Seattle youth services at participating Coinstar kiosks.

Robocoin chooses Fujitsu's biometrics for Bitcoin ATMs

Bitcoin and cash dispensing provider Robocoin announced today a partnership with Fujitsu to incorporate Fujitsu's PalmSecure biometrics into Robocoin kiosks.

Colorado electric company installs 24-hour bill-pay kiosk

The Durango, Colorado, La Plata Electric Association has installed a 24-hour drive-thru kiosk at its 45 Stewart St. Bodo Industrial Park location.

NCR wins best kiosk award, partnership with Globe Telecom

Philippines-based telecommunications provider Globe Telecom announced it is partnering with Duluth, Ga.-based NCR Corp. to install its self-service bill-pay technology in retail locations.

Canada claims Bitcoin throne

Canada can claim first place for number of Bitcoin ATMs, or BTMs, according to BTM provider CAVIRTEX, which launched six new machines in Toronto and has plans for four more in Vancouver, Niagara, Ottawa and Halifax. Canada now has more...

Barclays goes self-service, eliminates cashiers

Britain's third-largest bank, Barclays, is set to begin new self-service initiatives with the deployment of iPads for customers wishing to make transactions inside the institution. Barclays announced it would end the traditional role of cashiers by supplying customers with iPads...

Colorado kiosks school residents on bitcoin ATMs

Colorado bitcoin startup XBTeller is planning to introduce a bitcoin ATM network across the state, according to newbtc.com. Alongside the ATMs, the company will install attended kiosks to educate consumers on the basics of the digital currency. "The majority of people haven't heard of Bitcoin.

AcuCount deploys new user-friendly coin counter

Andrew Leiberman, owner of AcuCount, has introduced a new coin counter, according to Vending Times.  The AC603 uses digital scales to weigh groups of the same coins and is designed specifically for route personnel. The counter is purported to be one of the most accurate and user-friendly machines. "At one point, we had three different models.

Fresh Healthy Vending stock on the rise

After a steady drop in 2014, Fresh Healthy Vending International stock is on the upswing. February saw the end of its $7 per share mark and prices began to tumble, according to Hotstocked.com. The company's stock held ground briefly after...

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Learn about the latest self-service and kiosk technology being used by banks and other financial institutions to serve customers both at the branch and away from the branch.