Robot-powered kiosks seek frozen yogurt domination

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Robofusion's CEO believes his kiosk concept will put a dent in the fro-yo industry.

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5 tips to grow your business with bill-payment kiosks

Convenience store operators can combat a sales dip by offering alternative financial services.

Locksmiths beware: New kiosks cut digitally-stored copies of keys

The kiosks are rolling out in New York City and include Coinstar's founder as an investor.

Best Buy Canada launches self-branded DVD kiosks

The retail giant is testing the market to see if there's room for another DVD kiosk option.

Coinstar, TIO banking on the cash-preferred

The two companies have joined forces for a pilot program that will offer TIO's billpay services at existing Coinstar locations.

REPORT: European self-service market growing, QSR still lagging

Summit Research's report takes a look at trends in the self-service/kiosk and interactive-technology industry.

More from the floor of Self Service Expo

A look at other new tech and tools from KioskCom.

Eye kiosk stands above the crowd as KioskCom Las Vegas wraps

SoloHealth's EyeSite sticks out among the record number of exhibitors at the Self Service Expo and The Digital Signage Show.

Kiosks take over c-stores

Popular self-service devices to move in on convenience stores in 2008.  

KioskCom Europe highlights top deployments

Seven kiosks made the show's SuperStar Deployments list, while other companies made news with new products.

Food-ordering gets big bite of NACStech

C-store tech show grows as industry relies more heavily on self-service to meet customer demand.

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'Worlds first burrito kiosk' arrives in LA

A newly-built gas station in Los Angeles has become the first location to house a burrito vending machine dubbed Burrito Box. According to an article on examiner.com, the kiosk dispenses $3 hot-and-ready burritos in 60 seconds. The kiosk offers five...

KeyMe offers same-day key delivery

New York startup KeyMe has announced the launch of its same-day key delivery service in Manhattan, a service that supports the company's key-cutting kiosks located in 7-Eleven stores across Manhattan. Available via the KeyMe iOS app, the same-day delivery feature...

Bill-payment kiosks add convenience to Fla. Circle K stores

Residents of the Florida panhandle soon will be able to pay their utility bills while they gas up their cars at select Circle K stores, thanks the latest partnership announcement from TIO Networks Corp. The bill-payment processing company will team...

Global Axcess inks 5-year renewal for c-store self-service

Global Axcess Corp., an independent provider of self-service kiosk solutions, today announced that it has signed a five-year renewal agreement with its largest convenience store customer to support approximately 250 locations throughout the southwest region of the U.S. The agreement...

Blockbuster DVD kiosks head west

According to Convenience Store News, select West Coast ExtraMile locations will be getting NCR Corp.'s Blockbuster Express DVD-rental kiosks.

PepsiCo deploys recycling kiosks to Pittsburgh Handee Marts

PepsiCo today announced a partnership with 7-Eleven Handee Marts that will make its Dream Machine recycling kiosks available at more than 20 Pittsburgh-area 7-Eleven locations. According to the announcement, the adoption of the recycling initiative positions 7-Eleven Handee Marts as...

Calif. city issues skimming alert for self-service gas pumps

According to BankInfoSecurity.com, West Covina, Calif., is launching a public awareness campaign about pay-at-the-pump skimming. West Covina city police recently discovered card-skimming devices installed in self-service gas pumps to collect magnetic-stripe details and PINs. City officials issued an alert after...

Quick Chek stores get music kiosks

Music lovers can download DRM-free digital music tracks to MP3 players, SD cards or Flash drives from MOD Systems' Download2Go digital music kiosks at several Quick Chek convenience stores in New York and New Jersey this month, according to a...

Pennsylvania county adding lotto kiosks

Residents of Delaware County, Penn., will no longer need to wait in line to buy lottery tickets. Instead, they can purchase them from kiosks scheduled to be installed in 40 WaWa convenience store locations throughout the area, according to the Delaware County Daily Times. The kiosks will not accept credit cards.

Public Media Works teams, again, with Signifi to tackle Toronto

Sausalito, Calif.-based Public Media Works and its wholly-owned subsidiary, EntertainmentXpress Inc., announced they had entered into a Collaboration Agreement with Spot Venture Distribution Inc. and Signifi Solutions Inc., both based in Toronto.

Global Axcess signs deal to buy DVD rental kiosk business

Global Axcess Corp., a Jacksonville, Fla.-based ATM ISO, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to purchase a privately held company that operates in the unattended DVD rental kiosk business. The agreement's terms were not disclosed.Global Axcess expects...

TIO reports revenue gains, net losses

BURNABY, British Columbia — TIO Networks Corp., provider of a self-service and multichannel expedited bill-payment network, reports respective revenue gains and net losses of 12 percent each for the fourth quarter of the year. Revenue for the quarter totaled CAN $4,064,442 (U.S.

A new approach to c-store counter systems

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. — Smart counter and checkout solutions provider Pan-Oston has introduced C-Flex,  a patented design that supports counter configuration and provides convenience stores with the flexibility to change and update counter tops and surfaces, or reconfigure the whole layout, without replacing the patented frame design.

Self-checkout solution introduced in c-store chain

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. — Crossroads Market in Bowling Green, Ky., has installed and is operating retail checkout product manufacturer Pan-Oston's Utopia self-checkout solution to speed up customer service and increase store profits.

TIO Networks activates 10,000th location

BURNABY, B.C. — TIO Networks Corp., an automated bill payment and financial services network, announced that it has surpassed its 10,000th location activation milestone, according to a news release.

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