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.

New guide caters to restaurateurs, retailers looking to boost income with ATMs

'How to Profit from ATMs: A Guide for Retailers and Restaurateurs' delivers 40 pages packed with essential information about the business of owning, operating and earning revenue from ATMs.

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.

How iBeacon could increase in-store bill-pay transactions

Apple's iBeacon technology could lead to increased transactions at retail kiosks and walk-in bill-payment services.

How to deploy a reliable payment kiosk

Three tips to maintain the functionality of a payment kiosk solution.

Kiosks attempt to usher in 'future of auto insurance'

Direct Auto Insurance hopes to reform the insurance buying process by placing its kiosks within retail stores.

Can you afford to ignore cash in your kiosk?

Although payment options abound, cash should remain part of your business operation.

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Clearwave integrates EMV tech into health care kiosks

Administrative and patient technology provider Clearwave Corporation and payment technology provider Secure Bill have teamed up to add EMV/chip and PIN technology to Clearwave's Healthcare Self-Service Kiosks.

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.

UK Post Office amps up self-service; unions worry over job loss

The U.K. Post Office is ramping up its digital footprint by piloting a number of technological enhancements expected by Christmas 2014.

Dubai electric company launches kiosks and 'smart services'

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority deployed kiosks in its customer service centers to educate customers about Dewa's "smart services."

Houston courts rely on kiosks to 'decentralize court services'

Houston (Texas) Municipal Court announced the additon of new traffic ticket kiosks to the Clear Lake and Kingwood areas.

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.

PAYTOO adds nationwide bill-pay solution

PAYTOO Mobile Wallet announced its bill payment solution is available nationwide.

Kiosks hold the key to self-service storage solutions

Kiosk and storage technology provider OpenTech Alliance Inc. has joined security systems distributor PTI Australasia in an international distribution agreement to offer automated storage solutions to the Australasian, Southeast Asia and Middle East markets, according to InsiderSelfStorage.com. Steel Storage Holdings Pty.

PAYTOO intros cardless ATM, payment kiosk

PAYTOO announced its first cardless ATM for consumers without a bank account, according to a press release. The Mobile Wallet solution provides traditional banking services such as money transfer and ATM withdrawal. PAYTOO's Mobile Wallet is designed to negate the...

Blount County expands car tag renewal kiosk fleet

Blount County, Alabama is expanding its deployment of self-service car tag renewal kiosks, reports Central Alabama News.

iPatientCare launches patient kiosk for Physician’s Offices

iPatientCare, a developer of mHealth and cloud-based ambulatory EHR (electronic health records), integrated practice management and patient portal solutions, has launched a secure patient kiosk for physician's offices. The iPatientCare Patient Kiosk streamlines the patient visit from check-in to payment,...

Omani market looking to deploy wayfinding kiosks, cash deposit machines

The Muttrah Souq (a souq is an open-air marketplace or bazaar) in Muscat in Oman is hoping to get an interactive wayfinding kiosk that will guide tourists and also at least two ATMs and two cash deposit machines with foreign...

Tecumseh, OK, set to deploy drive-by bill-payment kiosk

The city of Tecumseh, Oklahoma has approved the installation of a drive-by automated bill-payment kiosk at the back of City Hall, reports Countywide & Sun. Tecumseh City Council voted to spend $35,000 for the kiosk, which will take payments by...

Florida city piloting bill-pay kiosk

Starting in September, North Lauderdale, Florida, residents who pay their water bills in cash will be able to make payments using a 24-hour kiosk at City Hall, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports. A $3 transaction fee will be charged per transaction. If the pilot, which will last until Dec.

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