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.

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PayToo CEO: 'Facebook for the unbanked customer's financial needs'

PayToo's CEO Michel Poignant discusses the company's kiosk launch and plans for the future.

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.

Check out Panera To You

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

UK shoppers using less cash, British Retail Consortium says

Self-checkout and new ways to pay are leading to a decrease in the use of cash in the U.K., according to a BRC study.

Meeting the ADA compliance challenge

Self-service kiosk vendors give Kiosk Marketplace their views on the best ways to comply with the complex requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Four ways to configure your retail tablet program

Retailers offer self-service and assisted selling by incorporating tablets into stores.

Supermarket self-checkout technology approaching tipping point?

Will all new supermarkets include the technology? And what about other retail segments?

Reinventing the vending machine

Between the "back-to-basics" of fresh food, and the "back-to-the-future" of new tech, vending kiosks have bright outlook.

Dissecting self-checkout security at Wincor World 14

Sessions during the trade fair address the relationship between self-checkout and shrinkage.

Are self-checkouts causing shopper frustration?

Shoppers are abandoning their shopping carts if they struggle with self-checkout, a new study finds.

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Louisiana casino hotel gambles on self-service

Louisiana-based casino hotel Golden Nugget Lake Charles has called on hospitality technology provider Agilysys Inc. to implement a series of automated and self-service solutions.

Employee self-service solution uses biometrics

Biometric identification technologies provider Neurotechnology has launched its latest software solution, NCheck Biometric Time and Attendance 2.1.

3M Library Systems adds security solution to kiosks

3M's newest system adds another level of security for cardholders using SelfCheck kiosks.

EU funds self-service bike rental in Romania

Residents of Timisoara, Western Romania, may ride at no cost with the new self-service bike-rental program provided by the €1.2 million of funds allotted from the EU, according to the Romania Insider. Twenty-five rental stations will provide entry to the...

UK library to save money with self-service

Libraries will be open longer with the use of self-service technology and save money

Nashville bike kiosks taking off

The city of Nashville will be installing more bike-sharing kiosks throughout the area.

MetaPack and InPost join forces to optimize delivery services

U.K.-based InPost, provider of self-service package kiosks, will join MetaPack Group, a U.K. provider of e-commerce technology delivery services, for their delivery platform, according to a press release. The partnership is designed to provide "more flexible and convenient delivery options" to customers, the announcement said.

AVT intros office supply kiosk

AVT Inc., provider of automated retailing systems, announced the launch of its self-service office supply kiosk, built for Peachtree Supplies. The "Office Products To Go" kiosk contains commonly used office products and will be located in buildings with the highest...

Self-checkout scans the globe

The global self-checkout market grew 24 percent in 2013, with more than 33,000 shipments, according to research by London-based research firm RBR in a company announcement. Walmart's "large-scale rollout" played a major role in the global upsurge of self-checkout, the...

Minnesota restaurant hoping to reduce food, labor costs with self-order kiosks

A new fast casual restaurant in Minnesota is banking on self-service kiosks to help it deliver higher quality menu offerings with speed, accuracy and efficiency, according to a company news release. Diggity Drive Up, a new restaurant featuring gourmet hot...

Arkansas library deploys kiosk to save money, expand services

Rogers, Arkansas' Rogers Public Library may be the first in the state to open a 24-hour checkout kiosk, according to library director Judy Casey in a NorthwestArkanasasonline.com article. The library recently installed a kiosk with 23 locked boxes for patrons wanting access to materials when the library is closed.

Self-service pacemaker monitor frees up health care staff

Southampton, U.K., pacemaker patients can now monitor their device without the wait, according to Engineering and Technology Magazine. A new mobile monitoring station installed at Bitterne Park Medical Care Center allows patients to have instant pacemaker checkups. The CareLink Express...

Travelers fly through airport customs with self-service kiosks

Customs waits in Boston may be a little shorter since Logan International Airport has deployed 30 self-service kiosks, according to the Boston Globe.  The Massachusetts Port Authority paid $2.1 million for the kiosks in an effort to ease congestion at U.S. Customs and Border Protection areas.

Essie nail polish vending swoops into airports

This month Essie will pilot nail polish vending kiosks in airports and malls around the country, according to Fashionista.com.  The Essie Boutique machines will open at New York's JFK JetBlue Terminal and Oakland International Airport.

Australian national park exploring self-service possibilities

The visitor information center of Innes National Park is due to become a complete self-service facility in September 2014, according to ABC.net.au. Guests will be able to register and book accommodations at the Queensland, Australia-based park with the installation of...

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Self-checkout - one of the most ubiquitous self-service applications on the market - has won over customers and has saved retailers tons of money in the process.