Slabb intros three kiosk models

Slabb Inc. recently launched three new kiosk models that are ADA compliant, CE compliant, UL certified and vandal-resistant,

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Meeting the ADA compliance challenge

Self-service kiosk vendors give Kiosk Marketplace their views on the best ways to comply with the complex requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

PCI compliance essential for kiosk operators

Kiosks have to comply with PCI DSS to protect cardholder information from hackers; non-compliance could be costly.

Mobile-social-gamification apps key next-gen vending kiosks

Snack food giant Mondelez rolling out high-tech interactive vending kiosks with integrated mobile-social-gamification apps.

Pot payment kiosks cropping up like weeds

Kiosk vendors could grow profits from medical marijuana industry.

Robot-powered kiosks seek frozen yogurt domination

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

Busted: 5 myths about kiosks

Do kiosks kill jobs? Frank Olea puts to rest some common myths about self-service machines.

Self-service spotlight at CES 2014

This year's Consumer Electronics Show offers up some new tech with implications for kiosks and self-service.

Enhancing security in next-gen kiosk designs

Providers are investing in new technologies that provide a 'bigger picture' perspective into their self-service operations.

Kiosks go SoLoMo: A look at the trends of 2013

The integration of mobile technology and social media played key roles in the kiosk industry's growth in 2013.

Lockers get smart on the Colorado slopes

By incorporating RFID, touchscreens and a mobile app, SnowGate puts a high-tech spin on old school lockers.

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Solar-powered kiosks bring electricity to underdeveloped countries

Amsterdam-based digital security provider Gemalto is delivering M2M connectivity to its solar powered SOLARKIOSK.

Txcom intros thermal printer

Le Plessis-Robinson, France-based designing, manufacturing and marketing communication provider TXcom has introduced its latest kiosk printer.

Touch sensor firm Zytronic extends North American channel, adds Priconics to partner network

Zytronic, specialist developer of dual- and multitouch PCT touch sensors, has added Priconics to its network of North American representatives, the company announced.

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.

Motorola upgrades mobile personal shopping device

Motorola has launched the fifth generation of its MC18 Personal Shopping device, which enables shoppers to scan items in a store and receive offers. Once they have completed their shopping, they pay at a self-service checkout terminal. Motorola said in...

Elo expands zero-bezel touch technology portfolio for digital signage and kiosks

Elo Touch Solutions, a portfolio company of The Gores Group that bills itself as "the original inventor of touchscreen technology," today expanded its zero-bezel touch technology portfolio with the IntelliTouch Pro projected capacitive solution, according to a company announcement. Elo's...

Cryptera launches MPS 8000 kiosk payment system

Cryptera, a Copenhagen, Denmark-based secure payment technology vendor, has launched the Cryptera MPS 8000 Modular Payment System. The company said the Cryptera MPS 8000 is designed to give kiosk manufacturers the ability to customize the interface of their machines while...

AMD intros second-gen R-series APU and CPU family for digital signage and kiosks

AMD today announced the second-generation AMD Embedded R-series APU and CPU family — previously codenamed "Bald Eagle" — for embedded applications. The new solutions are targeted at gaming machines, medical imaging, digital signage, industrial control and automation, communications and networking...

Axiomtek launches new new fanless embedded box computer for digital signage and kiosks

Axiomtek, designers and manufacturers of PC-based industrial computer products, has launched the eBOX635-881-FL, its new fanless embedded box computer utilizing a fourth-generation Intel Core i7/i5/i3 and Intel Celeron processor with Intel H81 chipset, the company announced. The light-but-compact eBOX635-881-FL comes...

VendScreen adds Verizon as carrier for retrofit 3G devices

VendScreen, a manufacturer of payment touchscreens for vending machines, has added Verizon Wireless as an available cellular carrier for the retrofit 3G devices it has installed on vending machines across the U.S. Previously, all VendScreen 3G devices exclusively accessed Sprint’s...

AVT launches vending machine parts website

Corona, California-based AVT has launched www.avtparts.com, a website that allows vending machine owners, operators and field technicians to find and purchase replacement parts for their systems, 24-hours a day. The website also features new, used and refurbished complete systems for...

DFI TECH intros new Intel NUC-based engine for digital signage and interactive kiosks

DFI TECH recently announced the availability of its latest solution to power digital signage and kiosks in challenging environments. The new F80 is designed around Intel's Next Unit of Computing, defining a new smaller form factor, providing more speed and...

365 Retail Markets introduces compact Gen3c kiosk

Marking the kiosk industry's shift toward smaller, more mobile hardware, 365 Retail Markets introduced its Gen3c kiosk at the 2014 NAMA OneShow in Chicago, April 9-11. For the past five years, the Troy, Mich.-based self-checkout technology company has been providing...

Zivelo hires Vaney as COO, moves to new HQ

Kiosk and digital signage designer and manufacturer Zivelo has hired Phil Vaney as its chief operating officer and moved to a new 13,000-square-foot facility in the Scottsdale Fashion Square Mall. The new office will serve as Zivelo's operations headquarters and...

Touchscreen kiosks automate Australian offender reporting

Queensland, Australia, is set to install parole reporting kiosks from Sydney-based Argus Global in all its community monitoring offices and selected police stations, according to the Biometrics Institute. The Queensland Corrective Services plans to install the touchscreen, self-service, biometric kiosks...

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Kiosks can have many hardware components that all need to be durable and reliable. In addition to a CPU and a monitor, your kiosk might have a receipt printer, card reader, barcode scanner, keyboard, cash acceptor/dispenser or other device.