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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Blossoms in York discovers the benefits of self-service checkout

Blossoms in York discovers the benefits of self-service checkout

Blossoms, a Georgian Townhouse Hotel in York, has introduced a self-service kiosk for check-in and checkout, using hardware and software from, AS Kiosks & Solutions.

Barcode imager designed for kiosks and turnstiles

Barcode imager designed for kiosks and turnstiles

Access IS has introduced a barcode imager designed to fit quickly and easily into public kiosks, visitor turnstiles at events, and retail point-of-sale equipment.

Self-service technology is becoming essential in retail businesses

Gartner, a research firm, estimates that nearly 60% of customers prefer to check themselves whether an item is in stock at a store, often through a self-service kiosk or their mobile phone.

Novel First Aid Kiosk Benefits from 3Ms Rugged Touch Technology

Novel First Aid Kiosk Benefits from 3Ms Rugged Touch Technology

Capacitive touch interface offers high impact strength, quick response and user safety in unattended, public-access environments

Money-go-round

Retail Technology Review spoke with a number of leading VARs and vendors about POS and kiosk technology, where the main uptake is among the key market verticals, and how these systems can make life more convenient for the consumer.

Cineworld rolls out Protouch kiosks

Cineworld rolls out Protouch kiosks

The kiosks are used for both Cineworlds Unlimited film programme and for ticket collection.

An impressive feat in todays market conditions

An impressive feat in todays market conditions

Almost 3,300 visitors attend KIOSK EUROPE EXPO 2009 and DIGITAL SIGNAGE EXPO 2009

Kiddicare quadruples individual transactions

Kiddicare has commissioned YESpay to implement its self-service kiosks in-store.

Kiosk Europe Expo 2009 and Digital Signage Expo 2009

Focusing on added value generated by digital signage and self-service solutions

Vertically Challenged?

Vertically Challenged?

New Slimline Kiosk Printer Option from DED

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.