Texas-based kiosk will try to save your wet phone

DryBox kiosk is giving Lewisville, Texas, mall-goers a chance to repair their wet phones, according to a Dallas News article.

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Kiosks transform charitable donations and create opportunities for giving

Kiosks are creating new and easier ways to give to charitable organizations.

Five ways tablets can transform retail experience

"Tablets have been touted as "reinventing" and "revolutionizing" retail. Retailers and consumer-facing businesses have been testing the use of tablets to gain operational and marketing advantages, and they like the results. Here are some ways retailers are getting big impact out of small screens."

Four ways to configure your retail tablet program

Retailers offer self-service and assisted selling by incorporating tablets into stores.

Sport Chek flagship launches digital revolution, again

The Canadian sporting goods giant continues to fight the good fight in keeping alive brick-and-mortar retail.

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.

Are US postal kiosks facing a usage crisis?

An audit report from the Office of Inspector General finds that USPS kiosks have failed to deliver.

Future watch: What's in store for retail iPad apps

From low-bandwidth video to eco-friendly communication, the tablet will transform retail even more than it already has.

Making the case for self-service coin counters

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

Tabletop technology taps into customer demands

Consumers have a desire for more technology, but restaurants are slow to catch on. 

CETW readies for showtime in the Big Apple

Attendees of this year's event can expect a heavy dose of technology and omnichannel advice.

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Kiosks aid in tithing for NJ church

The 135-year-old nondenominational Ocean City Tabernacle in N.J. is an old church with a new way of giving, according to a Press of Atlantic City article. The church installed two iPad kiosk stations this summer as part of an effort...

South Korean self-service café relies on honor system

On the South Korean island Jeju a self-service café relies on the honor system, according to Want China Times. SunSet & Hill Café is an unmanned restaurant where tourists and other visitors cook their own meals – and are expected...

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.

Vienna airline deploys baggage handling kiosks to save time

Austrian Airlines debuted four baggage-check kiosks as part of a pilot program testing self-service efficiency, according to FutureTravelExperience.com. Dutch company Type 22 installed the Scan&Fly baggage handling machines at Terminal Check-in 3 of Vienna Airport's Austrian Star Alliance, where passengers...

Hotels check into kiosks to meet guests' technological demands

Two hotel brands, both part of the GLH Hotels Management Group in the U.K., recently deployed a kiosk solution across their more than 30 hotels. Guoman and Thistle hotels identified a need for greater technology access among visitors.

Major League Baseball All-Star festivities offer self-service beer vending

At the Major League Baseball All-Star events, fans at Target Field, home of the Minnesota Twins, can count on a new addition to concessions: beer vending machines. According to FoodBeast.com, collaboration between Delaware North and Anheuser-Busch resulted in DraftServ, a...

U.K. consumers frustrated by self-service machines, prefer humans

An overwhelming 93 percent of U.K. consumers using self-service machines in banks and retailers feel frustrated by the technology, according to research by Hyogo, Japan-based cash management company Glory Global Solutions. When asked about their reasons against using self-service technology,...

Mobile and self-service key to future of postal operators

Traditional postal operators will need to tap new channels such as mobile and self-service in order to improve customer experience and cut costs, Wincor Nixdorf says in a white paper on the use of IT by postal services across the...

Secured Signing launches form-fill and eSign kiosk

Melbourne, Australia-based Secured Signing has launched a kiosk version of its paperless eForm and eSignature technology for walk-in customers. Secured Signing provides a SaaS (software as a service) digital signature service that allows users to capture their graphical signature from...

Hospital rolls out new technology to improve patient management

June 24, 2014 – YORK, PA. Espanola Regional Hospital and Health Centre, a community hospital in Espanola, Ontario, Canada, called on Livewire Digital in York, Pennsylvania, to introduce new technology to gather and prioritize patient admitting information in their triage area of their new emergency annex.

M:tel installs self-service top-up kiosks in Bosnia

M:tel, Bosnia’s second largest telecom company, has set up its first self-service top-up kiosks at the Boska and Mercator department store in Banja Luka. To top up their prepaid accounts, users enter their M:tel telephone number via the machine’s touchscreen and press the confirm button.

AV Rental Depot signs kiosk rental and distribution agreement with URway

Audio visual equipment rentals and event production company AV Rental Depot (AVRD), has signed a kiosk sales and rental distribution agreement with Saint Petersburg, Florida-based URway Holdings.

White Castle’s kiosk pilots are driving higher check averages

Don Long, White Castle’s senior director of Information Services and Technology, provided a glimpse into the brand’s kiosk and mobile initiatives during last month’s National Restaurant Association Show in Chicago. The brand’s digital initiatives include online ordering, mobile ordering and...

U.K. supermarket plans evening class for self-service checkout

The manager at the Attleborough branch of U.K. supermarket chain Sainsbury’s is to hold an evening advice and guidance session, with coffee and biscuits, to help customers learn how to use self-service checkout tills.

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,...

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