Independence, Iowa kiosk offers visitors area tourist info

The Independence (Iowa) Area Chamber of Commerce has installed a visitor information kiosk developed by local graphic design and marketing firm Fusion Forward LLC

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New Year's resolution: Start the year with a great plan for your business

If you’re one of those people who have great intentions but lack follow through, writing a good business plan is the first major test of your commitment.

Critical factors to consider when implementing kiosks in restaurants

Age demographics and type of restaurant are crucial in decision making for self-service POS systems, indicates new study.

5 for 5: McDonald's, order kiosks, mobile power and health care

The most-read articles on Kiosk Marketplace in November reveal a significant interest in order and patient check-in kiosks, mobile power kiosks, and how self-service is being used to improve sales and customer satisfaction.

Order kiosks making a comeback in the restaurant industry

Millennials are accustomed to technology and like a sensory experience – to touch and feel things – and kiosks give them that opportunity.

McDonald’s 'aggressive change' includes digitization, millennial outreach

McDonald's is scrambling for solutions after its profit fell by 30 percent in Q3. CEO Don Thompson outlined some strategies the company is working on to remedy this continued slide, many of which will be in effect in some capacity in 2015.

Check out Panera To You

The store layout is dominated by ordering, order pick-up and wait-area seating.

Video walls, drive-thru kiosks hot menu items at NRA14

Digital signage video walls and touchscreen self-order drive-thru kiosks were among the technology highlights at this year's National Restaurant Association show.

What if? Could McDonald's kiosk cashier win back millennials?

Could the QSR giant win back younger customers by bringing back automated cashiers?

The psychology of effective kiosk placement

Given the costs involved with kiosk deployment, it’s worthwhile to understand the psychology behind effective kiosk placement.

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.

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U-Vend attends Las Vegas tailgating show

U-Vend Inc., a consumer products and technology company that develops, distributes and markets next-generation self-serve electronic kiosks in a variety of retail environments, announced its attendance at the 2015 Sports Licensing and Tailgate Show in Las Vegas.

Ziosk tabletop ordering kiosks expand nationwide

Ziosk, provider of ordering, entertainment and pay-at-the table tablets, or tabletop kiosks, announced it has successfully installed tablets at restaurants across all 50 states with its most recent deployment in Wyoming.

Hardee's pilots 30 self-order kiosks

At the National Retail Federation's Annual Convention & Expo on Monday in New York City, Microsoft Corp. and CKE Restaurants Inc., parent company of Hardee's and Carl's Jr., will unveil a self-order kiosk solution running on Windows 8 devices that enables Hardee's customers to customize and place their own orders.

NorthStar beefs up restaurant security with Bluetooth MagTek card swipe

NorthStar Order Entry has integrated MagTek's DynaPro Mini card swipe and PIN entry device into its iPad hospitality ordering system developed by Custom Business Solutions.

Wincor Nixdorf to unveil latest kiosk, discuss global trends at NRF

Wincor Nixdorf, provider of retail and banking IT solutions, announced an update to its attendance at the National Retail Federation event in New York.

Stationary POS, kiosks to gain higher market share than mobile POS, research says

ReportsnReports announced the addition of global research report Retail Automation Market by Product Type, Industry & Geography - Analysis & Forecast to 2014 - 2020 in the semiconductor and electronics business intelligence collection of its store.

USAT, Five Star Food team up for cashless payment rollout

USA Technologies and vending and micromarkets company Five Star Food Services announced the completion a large-scale rollout of an initial 3,000 USAT cashless payment ePort systems, with another 3,000 scheduled over the next few months.

U-Vend inks lease agreement for Mini-Melts expansion

Self-service electronic kiosk provider U-Vend Inc. announced an equipment lease agreement with Perkins Industries LLC.

Net Element intros POS platform for kiosks

Miami-based mobile payments company Net Element announced the Aptito 2.0, the latest version of its cloud-based POS platform for the hospitality industry.

Vivonet names new CEO

Vancouver, Canada-based omnichannel provider Vivonet Acquisitions Ltd. has named Alaa Pasha as the company's new president and CEO, replacing Ryan Volberg.

Paris Burger King is a whopper

Burger King opened its 13,000 square foot flagship Paris restaurant.

Kiosk provider acquires wine tech distributor

Grapevine, Texas-based restaurant POS and kiosk technology provider Granbury Solutions has acquired WineWeb.com, a wine industry technology distributor.

NEXTEP brings self-order kiosks to Chicago cafe

In a recent case study by food technology provider Nextep Systems, the company outlined the challenged it faced in working with SAVOR…Chicago to accommodate a large number of guests on a budget at Chicago's McCormick Place Convention Center.

Digital Dining software to improve self-service

Digital Dining recently released its latest restaurant POS and management system software version 7.4.3.

Pantry smart vending to expand to schools, restaurants

Smart vending machine company Pantry raised $1.3 million to roll out more of its healthy snack machines.

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Many quick service restaurants use self-order kiosks to increase speed of service, improve order accuaracy and boost profits. But the benefits of restaurant kiosks don't end there and are not limited to the fast food giants.