Scala CEO talks in-store digital design with retailers at Digital Screenmedia Symposium

Digital displays are common in today's retail space, but it takes planning to execute a design strategy. Tom Nix, CEO of the location-based media company Scala, will try to help shed some light on the topic during this week's Digital...

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3M debuts Virtual Presenter at SXSW

3M recently debuted its first fully integrated, interactive Virtual Presenter at South by Southwest Interactive in Austin, Texas. SXSW attendees could interact with the life-like digital avatar through a touchscreen interface to get conference panel recommendations, learn more about 3M...

NEC at NRF13

NEC Display Solutions of America's Rich Ventura talks new solutions, inclulding its new V552 LED edge-lit mid-range commercial display that can be deployed "pretty much anywhere in a retail environment," at this year's NRF BIG Show in New York City.

NRF 2013: Intel's Guess that Spice

Intel's Guess that Spice, an interactive experience educating customers about the scent and flavor properties found in McCormick's array of spices, combines touchscreen digital technology with sensory triggers.

Virtual Concierge kiosk serves users, collects data (Video)

The Virtual Concierge digital signage kiosk from Parabit provides user insight with analytics-gathering software.

CETW 12: NCR SelfServ 85 Slimline

NCR's Monica Hatchem demos the latest retail solution, the SelfServ 85 Slimline. The ADA-compliant kiosk features a 32-inch multitouch screen, as well as an integrated card reader, printer and scanner. It has various retail applications, such as use in Endless Aisle. 

Help, there's an iPad in my kiosk!

Even though it's just over a year old, the iPad has become one of the most well-known and technologically-advanced products to hit the market, and consumers have become fast adopters. Following quickly on the heels of consumer excitement, more companies...

NEXTEP expands services to different markets

The company announces new kiosk and digital signage deployments.

Kiosks: The essential elements of attraction that engage millions

Before the crowds poured into Customer Engagement Technology World in San Francisco last week, I stood in FMA's booth and pondered the power of self-service technology to positively impact millions of lives. We are an industry with staying power that now engages so many aspects of daily living.

HP expands retail portfolio with kiosk, POS solutions

HP's technology can be used in a variety of settings, including retail, hospitality and healthcare.

Mobile kiosks drive retail sales

VendaCarts make it possible for retailers to sell to the masses.

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May symposium will address omnichannel customer engagement technologies

The Digital Screenmedia Association will host a symposium to help business executives across foodservice, banking, retail and other industries better understand how to combine multiple technologies to provide a more engaging customer experience. The event will take place May 9–10...

Shuttle intros new series for kiosks, digital signage

Shuttle Inc. today announced the launch of Shuttle's all-in-one X70 series for self-service such as retail POS, kiosk and digital signage. Shuttle's X70 series features an 18.5-inch touchscreen display, multiple I/O interface with an energy-saving and environment protection design, and...

The Dubai Mall completes upgrade of wayfinding kiosks to iMap 2.0

Advanced Interactive Media Solutions recently finished the installation of iMap 2, the latest version of the company's interactive wayfinding and mapping system, in The Dubai Mall. According to an article on menafn.com, the installation completes the upgrade from iMap 1,...

Wireless Ronin expands digital signage/kiosk reach in Mall of America

Wireless Ronin Technologies Inc., a Minneapolis-based marketing technologies provider, announced today that it will expand its RoninCast digital signage footprint into the East Avenue Renovation of Mall of America, the nation's largest retail and entertainment complex. "Mall of America designed...

Dutch telco calls up Scala to drive digital signage, kiosks

Scala announced today that Dutch telco giant KPN, formerly KPN Primafoon, has re-vamped its image and interior design at 105 retail stores across the Netherlands using Scala-driven digital signage. KPN wanted to transition to a more modern look and feel,...

JCPenney stores display online products via kiosks

JCPenney is helping customers find more products with its "Find More" technology throughout 120 of its stores. Customers can use kiosks, in-store iPads, and jcp.com-enabled cash registers to see products that the store sells online. The kiosks units feature 42-inch...

Low earnings lead to Coinstar investigation

Coinstar's low fourth-quarter earnings have prompted the Law Office of Robbins Umeda LLP to investigate the company that owns redbox for possible "violations of the law by certain officers and directors." The investigation concerns whether Coinstar's officers and directors caused...

NRF: HP adds digital signage to kiosks

Hewlett Packard launched its Virtual Sales Assistant kiosk this week at the National Federation's Big Show in New York City. Unlike many kiosks that sit quietly in the corner, this machine displays digital signage at eye level to tempt consumers to use the machines.

NRF: Cisco study shows shoppers want tech-savvy experiences

Most retailers assume consumers want to implement technology into their shopping experiences, but executives from Cisco Internet Business Solutions Group (IBSG) executives wanted proof. And they got it. By surveying 2,000 shoppers from the United States and the United Kingdom,...

Frank Mayer & Associates turns a page with retail multitouch demo

Frank Mayer & Associates Inc. has joined forces with Touch Revolution and Nanonation to announce the launch of a retail multitouch demonstration, according to the company's press release.

3D, interactivity and the new wave of kiosk display technology

New and innovative display technologies are changing the way consumers see, interact with, and maybe even touch, digital signage and kiosk displays.

JD Events announces presenters for KioskCom Self Service Expo

TRUMBULL, Conn. — KioskCom Self Service Expo and The Digital Signage Show have annouonced the keynote and session rosters for this year's co-located events taking place at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. New to the conferences, which...

Netkey completes validation of Ready for IBM program

EAST HAVEN, Conn. — Netkey, provider of solutions for self-service kiosks and digital signage, has received validation from IBM for its Netkey Software Platform for the Ready for IBM Retail Integration Framework program.

Digital Signage Association names EnQii exec its first president

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Advisory Board of the Digital Signage Association has elected Stu Armstrong, president of EnQii North America, its first president.   According to a news release, along with Armstrong, the association also elected vice presidents and named members to its first executive committee.

Scala announces Windows Vista support

EXTON, Penn. – Scala, a provider of end-to-end solutions for the digital signage market, announced the availability of Scala InfoChannel 5, Release 3.1.

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