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.

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College classrooms restricting tech and other signs of the Apocalypse

Technology problems can be solved by turning away from “bring your own device” and toward purposed device deployment.

Interactive window lets students see through to the future (Video)

A Florida middle school puts a high-tech twist on a wayfinding and information kiosk.

Kids learning about farming via kiosks

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture deploys five mobile kiosks to spread the word about agriculture.

Interactive technology strikes it big with bowling fans

Hands-on exhibits featuring kiosks are attracting visitors of all ages to the 25-year-old museum.

Top 10 Ways to utilize educational kiosks on campus

There are plenty of Top 10 lists out there. Some are based on cold, hard facts.

Museum uses interactive digital signs to revive medieval Cracow

An ultramodern, underground museum uses interactive signage to show visitors the past of the historic Polish city.

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AirVend helps Fresh Healthy Vending machines comply with school food regulations

U.S. healthy vending franchisor Fresh Healthy Vending is adding touchscreen cashless payments devices from AirVend to its Combo machines. The AV5 Android-based point-of-sale devices can be retrofitted to all vending machines to display nutritional information for school snacks in keeping...

MultiTouch displays help tell space shuttle story at Kennedy Space Center

MultiTouch Ltd. has announced the launch of two large interactive display systems that use its MultiTaction Cells in the new Space Shuttle Atlantis attraction at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, a 90,000-square-foot, $100 million facility.

Campus Solutions powers up college students

The collegiate marketing firm Campus Solutions announced it will install "Campus Power Zones" on more than 20 college campuses across the country, featuring mobile charging stations, digital signage and interactive touchscreens. Each Power Zone will include a 19-inch digital screen...

Denver school deploys high-tech digital signage

Kent Denver School announced today the opening of the Duncan Center, "a 21st century learning facility that provides modern instructional and collaboration design elements, technology to enable student-to-student connections around the world, and facilities to help close the digital divide,"...

SeePoint kiosks share deep-water discoveries

SeePoint Technologies announced that the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution deployed its freestanding VantagePoint Light kiosks to showcase the Institution's research at onsite exhibits and offsite locations. The portable, podium-style kiosk is slender and carries a small footprint at 2 square...

Calgary Zoo educates visitors with interactive display

QA Graphics announced its completion of an interactive educational display for Calgary Zoo's ENMAX Conservatory in Alberta, Canada, designed to educate visitors on the building's renewable energy technologies and other environmental features. In March 2012, the ENMAX Conservatory was recognized...

Acer Australia intros computer-dispensing kiosk

Acer Australia recently introduced its Touch and Go kiosks for computer rentals, according to a news release. The kiosks enable on-demand access to notebooks, netbooks and soon tablets via a secure touchscreen interface fully linked with the university's student information...

Community college in Denver rolls out ZIVELO kiosks

The Community College of Colorado in Denver announced the installation of four touchscreen kiosks manufactured by ZIVELO. The kiosks enable career and technical education students to access all of the institution's databases, receive 24-hour chat access and individual research assistance....

Kiosk helps students 'Rethink Race' at Akron University

The University of Akron is using a kiosk to educate students on racial differences as part of its Rethinking Race initiative. According to an article on ohio.com, the kiosk gives users a glimpse at their appearance as someone from an...

MacBook vending kiosk deployed at Philly university

Students at Philadelphia's Drexel University now have free access to MacBooks at a library vending kiosk, according philly.com. Texas-based LaptopsAnytime provided the kiosk to the university, which is one of only two schools on the East Coast to house one...

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...

Kiosk at UConn Co-op offers textbook rentals

In a move to lower the price-burden of student textbooks, the University of Connecticut Co-op teamed up with Campus Book Rentals and began offering students the alternative to rent the books via a computer kiosk, according to an article on...

Adirondacks college library to deploy digital signage kiosk

The Joan Weill Library at Paul Smith's College in Brighton, N.Y., plans to deploy a "Paul Smith's Library Interactive Touchscreen Digital Signage" kiosk thanks to a grant by the Northern New York Library Network, according to The Adirondack Daily Enterprise....

Kiosk to bring conservation awareness to Cali schoolchildren

The Wyland Foundation has unveiled its interactive environmental education kiosk, according to a company press release. The foundation's mission since 2007 has been to educate schoolchildren about the awareness of the ocean's resources by taking its 1,000 square foot "exhibit...

Educational iPad kiosks on rise in schools and universities

Kiosks featuring iPads and aimed at educational programs, marketing campaigns, information portals and recruiting events are on the rise with school districts, k-12 schools, colleges and universities across the nation, according to ArmorActive Inc. The company said it has helped...

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