EcoATM Chief rebuts 'Today' show attack


The company's founder defends its security practices and relationship with law enforcement.


Technical challenges to NFC implementation: Lessons from the aviation industry

From passport readers to frequent flyer cards, NFC in aviation calls for the highest level of security.

NCR's $60 million entertainment strategy

Alex Camara, president and general manager of NCR Entertainment, says the company is leading the way in self-service entertainment with its DVD-rental and digital-download kiosk solutions.

KIOSKCOM: Intava's Vector interactive display for retail

From the floor of the KioskCom Self Service Expo and The Digital Signage Show in New York, Troy Caroll, CEO of Intava, demonstrates the company's "Vector," product. The interactive display supports endless-aisle and product-information applications and provides unique in-store opportunities for brand marketers.

KioskCom Europe: PointandPress explains Window.i release

Window.i was released at The Digital Signage Show Europe by PointandPress, a software programming company. The modular system uses low-energy touchpanels to enables users to control menus and access information through glass windows.

Nuvo Technologies' cell phone-charging kiosk

Scott Calhoun and Ryan Doak of Baltimore, Md.-based Nuvo Technologies LLC discuss the company's cell phone-charging kiosk technology. Offering consumers the ability to charge their mobile phones conveniently in public places, the kiosk features an LCD screen that can display...

Coca-Cola vending machine marries self-service and digital signage

Anthony Phillips, global marketing manager for Coca-Cola, demonstrates the company's new vending machine technology. Video is courtesy Lions Daily News.

THE DIGITAL SIGNAGE SHOW: Netkey's product-lift digital signage technology

Netkey's Bob Ventresca demonstrates the company's product-lift digital signage, which helps retailers provide product information and comparisons.

Interactive merchandising and payment by cell phone

Ed Hill from Intel's Embedded Communication Group shows an Internet-connected kiosk and cash register for retail stores. These could help shoppers find exactly what they didn't know they were looking for, order items and have them shipped from the store, and pay using their smart phone.

KIOSKCOM: Nanonation content data tagging

Nanonation's Zac Rustad walks us through the company's latest release of content data tagging at KioskCom 2009 in Las Vegas.

THE DIGITAL SIGNAGE SHOW: MediaTile Return on Message methodology explained

Roger Sanford of MediaTile discusses the company's Return on Message methodology for determining the effectiveness of digital signage.

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Vision-Box biometric solutions look to the future of travel

Vision-Box, providers of electronic identity solutions and automated border control systems, announced it will showcase its view of a "journey in the airport of the future," at the Europe Meets Americas conference in Aruba, May 5-8. The company will present...

RAPTOR devours groceries using automatic scanning (Video)

It's part self-checkout, part assisted checkout, and it's been making a splash on the trade show circuit since its debut at the National Retail Federation show in January. The RAPTOR by ECRS combines the company's CATAPULT transaction server with the...

Researchers give AVATAR kiosk a tablet makeover

Graduate researchers in the University of Arizona's Eller College of Management are working to put their Department of Homeland Security-funded AVATAR kiosk in the hands of travelers by developing software compatibility with tablets. The AVATAR, which stands for Automated Virtual...

Automated border clearance launches at Toronto Int'l Airport

The Automated Border Clearance program officially launched today at Toronto Pearson International Airport. ABC uses self-service kiosk technology to partially automate the processing of Canadian citizens (with a valid Canadian passport) and permanent residents of Canada (with a valid permanent...

Puff the Magic Kiosk

Biometrics kiosks will soon make it easier for medical patients to buy marijuana, according to a press release from Cannabis Medical Solutions Inc., a company specializing in merchant payment solutions and financial products for the medical marijuana and health-care industries....

Malaysia Airlines gets on board with self-service

To simplify customers' travel experiences, Malaysia Airlines is investing about $100 million in its Passenger Services System over the next 10 years, according to a story on The Star Online. "We are committed to simplifying air travel and offering customers...

Sony transfers photo printing ops to Dai Nippon

Sony Corp. and Dai Nippon Printing Co.

IBM to showcase 'Virtual Mirror' hair and makeup kiosks at NRF If attendees of next week's National Retail Federation Show in New York City have trouble with their hair or makeup, there's a good chance they'll find the solution on the show floor. IBM will introduce its first ever "Virtual Mirror" kiosk at the company's booth.

ArcaTech releases new PIN pads, check scanner; gets named to SSKA board

LAS VEGAS — ArcaTech Systems, supplier of transaction-automation products for the financial, retail and self-service markets, announced during the KioskCom Self Service Expo the addition of two new PIN pads and a high-end check scanner, rounding out the company's suite...

ICTS joins GE to develop aviation security kiosks

AMSTELVEEN, Netherlands — ICTS International, a provider of advanced security services, has announced its wholly owned subsidiary MITAM-Advanced Specialized Technological Systems LTD has entered into a joint agreement with GE Homeland Protection Inc. for the development and commercialization of the next generation of aviation ID security kiosks.

Wallpaper books are out, wallpaper kiosks are in

NEW YORK — Big Apple Wallcovering announced Feb. 3-6 the introduction of its No More Books kiosks to worldwide manufacturers and distributors at the 2007 Wallcovering's Association Annual Convention in Marco Island, Fla.

Show emphasizes the big picture of self-service (cont.)

The name change was telling: The Self-Service & Kiosk Show (formerly The Kiosk Show) took a much broader view of self-service as a business strategy. Kiosks were certainly in attendance, but just a large part of a larger picture.

MEI announces support for new $10 bill

WEST CHESTER, Pa. — MEI, developer of unattended payment systems, announced in a news release plans to seamlessly transition retail customers to accept the soon-to-be-released U.S.

Swidarski, Krakora named to key positions at Diebold

NORTH CANTON, Ohio — Diebold Inc. has named a new president and chief financial officer, according to a news release issued Oct.

The Five Promises of Self-Service

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