TapSnap claims success for first franchise

Kim Deimling's TapSnap franchise is continuing to expand after 18 months.


Kodak Alaris opens photo kiosks to developers

The company plans to use the developer program to monetize images from photo apps that lack printing capabilities.

Kodak Alaris: A consumer photo business reborn

Executives from Kodak Alaris discuss how the age-old company has emerged a leaner, more focused enterprise.

An observation of modern photo kiosk usage

Executives from Storefront.com share takeaways from their observations in the photo trenches.

The kiosk and self-service top 5 (so far)

Here's a roundup of the most-read kiosk and self-service stories of 2013 (so far).

Kodak Q&A: 'We're a memory company'

A Kodak exec explains how their photo kiosks will go beyond images to become multipurpose content and media stations.

RIP Kodak kiosks. Or maybe not?

The announcement that bankrupt Eastman Kodak Co. would look for a buyer for its Personalized Imaging Group, which includes film, paper and more than 100,000 kiosks worldwide, is a stunning development in the long, slow decline of the Rochester, N.Y., pioneer.

Photo kiosks fall victim to Kodak's collapse

The imaging pioneer has put its iconic Picture Kiosks on the block to help with bankruptcy proceedings.

More dimensions in photo kiosks

Fujifilm has long been a technology leader in photo printing and processing. Recently, the company demoed a 3-D printer designed to bring dimensional printing to retail. This may seem a little confusing to some industry watchers, in part because Fujifilm...

State of the industry: Photo kiosks

Research shows that reasons for using them may change, but photo kiosks are here to stay.

Photo kiosks go where the pictures are

Photo kiosks have become a de facto component of a retailer’s photo department. Whether in a chain store or an independent photo specialty retailer, the photo kiosk can serve a wide variety of purposes from a simple print dispenser to a front end to a digital order center. A major challenge to print unit growth, however, has been image access.

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Kiosk solves Loyola University mail problem

Loyola Unviersity Maryland called on Tokyo-based Ricoh Americas Corp. to install a self-service mail kiosk, the Ricoh University Kiosk, on campus.

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.

Kodak's new president leads company focus on retail kiosks

Nicoletta Zongrone has been hired as Kodak's president of retail systems solutions and event imaging solutions, a company announcement said. With the appointment, the company said it intends to focus on retail methods that personalize photo products, including the creation...

Social Shots photo kiosks to display in Las Vegas

Social Shots announced that its social media photo booths will display at the Nightclub & Bar Tradeshow & Convention in Las Vegas. The company's photo booth can be branded with vinyl graphics to match a particular business and location, according to a news release. The kiosk also attempts to attract marketers with its user data collection.

Mobile app could boost print conversion rates on Kodak kiosks

Lee Palmer, Kodak Alaris's European general manager for Personalized Imaging, hopes to double the amount of images printed through Kodak kiosks. According to an article on amateurphotographer.co.uk, the planned January launch of a mobile app will allow for users to...

Espresso Book Machine integrated with Kodak Picture Kiosk pilots in Seattle drug store

Kodak Alaris has announced that Seattle-based Bartell Drugs will offer consumers a full-service digital-to-print media center via On Demand Books' in-store Espresso Book Machine, integrated with KODAK Picture Kiosks. The printing center is being introduced exclusively at Bartell Drugs University...

Guppy Photo Booths expands kiosk line

Guppy Photo Booths has announced the expansion of its product line to include the freestanding or wall-mounted guppyMINI, the tabletop guppyPOD and freestanding guppyMAX units, in an effort to cater to a wider variety of space requirements and restrictions, a...

Moneytech, HUBBED partner for digital kiosk system

Source Financial Inc., a financial services and solutions provider, has announced that its subsidiary, Moneytech Limited, has partnered with HUBBED to create a proof of concept CONNECT Digital Kiosk System. The kiosks, which are currently piloting in eight locations, will...

TapSnap teams with Olea for photo booth kiosk creation

TapSnap and industrial designers Olea Kiosks have teamed for the reimagining of the photo booth, creating what the companies refered to in a press release as "an open-concept, high-tech phototainment system that is fully integrated with social media." The TapSnap...

PhotoMingle announces availability of customizable photo kiosks

PhotoMingle has announced that it is now selling its touchscreen photo kiosks nationwide. With PhotoMingle, users take their own photos, write personal messages and draw on them via an interactive touchscreen. Six touch points allow multiple users to interact at...

KPP officially takes the reigns, names company Kodak Alaris

The U.K. Kodak Pension Plan completed its acquisition of the Kodak Personalized Imaging and Document Imaging businesses from the Eastman Kodak Company, giving the new venture a fresh name – Kodak Alaris. The new company has a perpetual license to...

Picture Mosaics intros real-time photo streaming kiosk

Picture Mosaics has announced the launch of its Real-Time Interactive Streaming Photo Mosaic Platform 3.0 that the company said uses its most advanced mosaic software to give users "the unique experience of being part of a live mosaic." The kiosk,...

Kodak renews kiosk deal with pharmacy cooperative

Eastman Kodak Co. has announced the renewal of its multiyear agreement with the Independent Pharmacy Cooperative to make Kodak Picture Kiosks available to the more than 4,500 independent member pharmacies belonging to the group. As part of the agreement, IPC...

Photo kiosk turns to Kickstarter for funding

Alpha Event Marketing Services has launched a Kickstarter project to fund guppyPOD, its small form factor photo booth kiosk. The company is using the crowdfunding platform to finance manufacturing. guppyPOD measures 20 inches high, 13 inches wide and 19 inches...

Kodak sells imaging businesses to UK pension plan

The Eastman Kodak Co. announced an agreement to sell its personalized and document imaging businesses to its U.K.

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