NCR wins best kiosk award, partnership with Globe Telecom

Philippines-based telecommunications provider Globe Telecom announced it is partnering with Duluth, Ga.-based NCR Corp. to install its self-service bill-pay technology in retail locations.

FEATURES


Can self-service fix auto repair and win the next generation?

Michael Risich of Bolt On Technology on how kiosk and self-service technologies are changing body shops and the role they can play in attracting Millennials.

CONNECT Summit to delve into the evolving impact of mobile

Nikki Baird, Jack Philbin among the keynote speakers for the inaugural executive event.

Mobile and kiosks: One brand's touchpoint formula

Using mobile device and kiosk features, your brand can be integrated into nearly every phase of a consumer's day.

3 ways kiosks are changing transportation

Kiosks are providing massive opportunities for mass access to transit.

Wayfinding kiosks keep up with digitally-empowered consumers

Wayfinding kiosks have become more interactive and smartphone-friendly to meet the demands of consumers.

Is mobility a threat or an opportunity for self-service kiosks?

Mobile may threaten some kiosk functions, but could also offer new pathways to profit.

Panera 2.0 picks up self-service speed

The Panera Bread chain is embracing digital, kiosk and mobile ordering to speed in-and-out times, improve service.

CONNECT 2014 Mobile Innovation Summit (preview)

The smartphone has revolutionized the way we communicate, search, shop, share, purchase and stay connected. What were only concepts 10 years ago are reality today.

Preview: ATM & Mobile Innovation Summit 2014

Tom Harper, president and CEO of Networld Media Group talks about what to expect from this year's ATM & Mobile Innovation Summit and why executives should consider it imperative to attend and hear what high-level presenters and panelists have to...

Nikki Baird to give keynote on privacy at CONNECT summit

Top retail analyst Nikki Baird will explore rapidly advancing technology and consumer tolerance for being tracked.

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NEWS


Parking kiosks expired before their time

The town of Palm Beach City, Fla., is planning to replace older parking kiosks with smarter ones

Portable phone chargers vended to Comic-Con fans

San Diego startup FuelRod is debuting its portable cellphone charger-vending kiosk at the city's convention center for this week's Comic-Con International Convention. For $20 comic fans can purchase a kit that comes with "rechargeable FuelRod, a charging cable and adapters...

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.

Kiosk recycles phones for cash, aids in catching thieves

Jackson, Tenn.-based ecoATM is helping serve justice inside Old Hickory Mall , according to a wbbjtv.com article.     The phone-recycling kiosk was placed in the mall last July to offer visitors a place to recycle old phones for cash. While police believe the kiosk may attract criminals dumping stolen phones, it may also catch them.

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.

Twitter-activated vending kiosk doled out free New Balance for National Running Day

To celebrate National Running Day in the U.S. last month, Westin Hotels and New Balance set up a vending kiosk at the Westin New York Grand Central that dispensed free running gear, according to the New Yrok Daily News. The Twitter-activated machine dispensed 75 free running outfits on a first-come, first-serve, basis, reported Runners World.

USAT adds ePort Online to ePort Connect for self-service industries

USA Technologies (USAT) has added ePort Online to its existing ePort Connect payment processing service for small-ticket, self-serve retailing industries. The Malvern, Pennsylvania-based company says it made the service available in order to meet customer demand for online payment processing....

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...

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.

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...

Lansdale, Pennsylvania orders parking payment kiosks

The City of Lansdale, Pennsylvania has ordered three parking payment kiosks from Vancouver, British Columbia-based Digital Payment Technologies, says the Reporter. Digital Payment Technologies’ Luke II Multi-Space Pay Stations cost $10,000 each, the Reporter says. The company is owned by...

Bangalink launches Bangladesh self-service top-up kiosks

Dhaka, Bangladesh-based Bangalink Digital Communications has launched self-service top-up kiosks where customers can top up their mobile phone accounts. Banglalink, the second largest cellular service provider in Bangladesh, is owned by Global Telecom Holding. Bangalink says that kiosks accepting cash...

USA Technologies makes cashless connections to 250K self-service machines

USA Technologies announced that connections to its ePort Connect platform for cashless self-service transactions passed the 250,000 mark in its fourth fiscal quarter which ends June 30. The company's ePort Connect is a suite of cashless payment and telemetry services...

Croatian telco develops NFC card reader for vending machines

Vipnet, a Croatian mobile telecoms operator which is owned by the Telekom Austria Group, has developed an NFC smart card reader for vending machine purchases, Telecompaper reports. Vipnet employees have been testing the smart card reader at the company’s Zitnjak...

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The explosion in mobile smart phone technology has opened a new world of opportunity for businesses to serve their customers -- and for customers to serve themselves -- through these devices. Mobile self-service is only going to get bigger!