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...

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How kiosks are transforming the airport travel experience

From entry to departure to arrival, kiosks could soon make it possible to venture through an airport without a single human interaction.

3 ways kiosks are changing transportation

Kiosks are providing massive opportunities for mass access to transit.

DSG Systems installs self-service bag-drops at Copenhagen Airport

Lørenskog, Norway-based DSG Systems is installing 31 self-service bag-drop kiosks at Copenhagen Airport.

Montreal's interactive bus shelters drive commuter engagement

The shelter displays entice users with gesture-based controls.

Moscow subway kiosk lets travelers pay with squats

An interactive kiosk dispenses free ride tokens for the Moscow Metro in exchange for exercise.

Technology meets beauty in the NYC subway

A L'Oreal retail kiosk in the Bryant Park subway station gives New Yorkers a high-tech beauty consultation.

Commentary: Self-service is soaring at international airports

The increase in airport self-service deployments could take the stress out of future airline travel.

NCR outperforms with double-digit bump

NCR posts a solid start to 2013, with first quarter revenues up 13 percent year-over-year.

NYC subway kiosks charting new course for travelers

As NYC readies a second phase pilot of digital wayfinding kiosks, MTA talks benefits, lessons learned.

Mobile maps offer untapped resources for parks

State and national parks enter the mobile world with a cached map app that functions as a self-service tour guide.

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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.

NASCAR star highlights SEVA Convention

The Southeastern Vending Association's keynote speaker at their 2014 convention will be Nascar legend Dale Jarrett. The convention takes place Aug.

Is self-service car vending the wave of the future?

Earnie Garcia took a different approach to the process of buying a car when he founded Carvana in 2013. Garcia started the self-service Atlanta-based company as a vehicle to finance and purchase automobiles online, according to Bloomberg. Cars can be...

Device-charging and digital signage ad kiosks landing in three of the country's busiest airports

Interactive and digital out-of-home advertising solutions designer Monster Media has renewed its interactive digital wall agreement and signed an additional contract with Clear Channel Airports, a brand division of Clear Channel Outdoor, to roll out a nationwide network of interactive charging stations.

Arizona Department of Transportation wins award for kiosks

The Arizona Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Division received the 2014 Public Affairs and Consumer Education Award for its self-service kiosks, according to a company announcement. The kiosks were installed in MVD offices in 2013 to include many of the...

Kiosk project in Long Island declared a success

Visitors to Jones Beach, Long Island, N.Y., can now pay for parking using credit and debit cards and cash at the new automated kiosks located in the state park, according to a Newsday article. The kiosks were installed to decongest...

Malaysia Airlines closes economy check-in in favor of self check-in

Today Malaysia Airlines will close its staff check-in counters and move to required self-service kiosks for all passengers flying out of Kuala Lumpur International Airport, according to Australian Business Traveller. The new self-service kiosks will also include baggage handling and mobile apps for online check-in.

Self check-in introduced in Malta airport

Self check-in kiosks have been launched in Malta International Airport as part of the airport's latest effort to improve customer service, according to Airport-Technology.com.  The new automated check-in kiosks include a touchscreen where travelers can print boarding passes, choose their own seats and drop off luggage.

Vienna airline deploys baggage handling kiosks to save time

Austrian Airlines debuted four baggage-check kiosks as part of a pilot program testing self-service efficiency, according to FutureTravelExperience.com. Dutch company Type 22 installed the Scan&Fly baggage handling machines at Terminal Check-in 3 of Vienna Airport's Austrian Star Alliance, where passengers...

Wincor Nixdorf supplies employee information terminals to BMW

Wincor Nixdorf has received an order from BMW Group to replace 500 information terminals at the automaker’s German and international locations. Employees in BMW’s production plants and workshops who do not have their own dedicated workstations will be able to...

Kazakhstan Railways books passage with kiosks and e-ticket sales

Kazakhstan Railways has launched kiosk-based ticket sales and e-ticket services using software from BPC Banking Technologies, a provider of open systems payment solutions. This is the first time such services have been provided in Kazakhstan, BPC said. By providing two...

Flyte Systems launches touchscreen digital signage and boarding pass-printing solution for airlines, hotels

Flyte Systems last month unveiled three hospitality travel service innovations at HITEC in Los Angeles: InfoBoard, a new interactive touchscreen that combines real-time airline flight information with weather, traffic, and social media for travel convenience intended to save guests time;...

UA installs automated passport control kiosks at Newark Liberty

United Airlines customers returning to the U.S. through Newark Liberty International Airport can now enjoy a faster customs experience.

Abu Dhabi automates vehicle licensing with self-service machines

The Sahel self-service e-payment machines at the Vehicles and Drivers Licensing Department in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, have carried out 106,898 transactions in the first five months of 2014, according to the Ministry of the Interior. Each transaction took...

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...

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Whether you're travelling by plane, train or automobile, self-service kiosks can get you on your way faster and easier. Learn more about the uses of kiosks in the transportation/travel industry.