Kiosk Terminals

A kiosk is a small physical structure (often including a computer and a display screen) that displays information and merchandise for people walking by. A number of companies specialize in creating multimedia kiosks & come pre-packaged with software,designed to handle specific tasks. Kiosks are usually designed for "self-service," meaning customers may use the device without outside instruction.

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Waitrose selects Wincor Nixdorf for nationwide self-service roll-out

Waitrose selects Wincor Nixdorf for nationwide self-service roll-out

Wincor Nixdorf, the retail and banking solutions provider, has announced that Waitrose has chosen to implement Wincor Nixdorf self-service technology across its UK branches.

NCR self-checkout solution wins international award for outstanding product design

NCR self-checkout solution wins international award for outstanding product design

NCR Corporation has announced that the current release (version 5) of its NCR SelfServ Checkout solution has won a GOOD DESIGN Award for product design excellence in the Electronics category.

Retec Interface expands business development team

Retec Interface expands business development team

Retec Interface, the provider of multi-channel guided selling and self-service solutions to the retail sector, is expanding its business development team with the announcement of two new appointments.

NCR introduces personalisation platform for self-checkout terminals

NCR introduces personalisation platform for self-checkout terminals

NCR Corporation launched a new software platform to offer a personalised experience for consumers at self-checkout, reflecting a consumer's individual preferences, at the recent Retail Business Technology Expo in London.

Compact and easy to integrate the Axiohm KP Series of kiosk printers from DED

Compact and easy to integrate  the Axiohm KP Series of kiosk printers from DED

Offering high performance, cost effectiveness and superior flexibility due to different versions within the range, the Axiohm KP Series of thermal Kiosk printers is now available from DED.

Tobacco vending machines feature durable touch capability

Tobacco vending machines feature durable touch capability

Diversified technology company 3M has announced that its slim, compact and highly durable touch screen displays are being incorporated in tobacco vending machines installed in hotels, bars and restaurants worldwide.

Beyond Digital Systems get Redcoat approval

Beyond Digital Systems get Redcoat approval

The UK's most famous holiday company, Butlins, has invested in the latest digital technology offered by specialist technology provider Beyond Digital Systems, reporting a 22 per cent increase in sales since the installation.

Interactive Health Kiosks spread across America due to Companies Collaboration

The Alliance for Digital Equality (ADE) and SoloHealth have announced a partnership to install interactive health kiosks in markets already established Digital Empowerment Councils.

Protouch NewsMatalan's new store opts for multi-channel selling with Protouch kiosks

Protouch NewsMatalan's new store opts for multi-channel selling with Protouch kiosks

Matalan, the leading clothing and homeware retailer, is piloting multi-channel retailing in-store with the introduction of self service EPoS kiosks, provided by Protouch.

United Airlines face lawsuit over inaccessible kiosks

United Airlines face lawsuit over inaccessible kiosks

The United State's largest organization for blind people has filed a class-action lawsuit in the Northern District of California against United Airlines.

Advances in technology have allowed many kiosks to forego the traditional mouse- and-keyboard layout in favour of touch-screens. Kiosks have become familiar sights in shopping centres, selling everything from inexpensive gift items to pricey jewelry and artwork. They make retail space affordable for the small-business owner. Kiosks have contributed to one of the hottest trends in retailing-temporary tenants. Some of these are seasonal businesses that only need to be open for a limited time. Kiosks can offer a low cost solution for start up retailers to test products in a retail setting before making the larger investment in a traditional store.

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