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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ShopperTrak partners with San Diego Padres on Ballpark Store

ShopperTrak partners with San Diego Padres on Ballpark Store

Many Major League Baseball teams in the US use analytics to optimise their rosters. The San Diego Padres have adapted the practice for use outside the realm of baseball operations, in an effort to optimise shopper experience at the Padres Majestic Team Store in Petco Park.

One iota launches complete in-store eCommerce solution

One iota launches complete in-store eCommerce solution

One iota, the cloud-based, multi-channel retail solutions provider, has launched its in-store Commerce solution SmartPod, with a multi-store pilot with Footasylum at selected UK stores.

The Co-operative Food to offer customers greater service through next generation self-checkout

The Co-operative Food to offer customers greater service through next generation self-checkout

Wincor Nixdorf, the retail and banking solutions provider, has announced that The Co-operative, the national food retailer, has chosen to implement the CINEO self-checkout solution in its high street stores and local community locations across the UK.

The digital revolution is underway

The digital revolution is underway

By Martin Smethurst, Managing Director, Retail, Wincor Nixdorf UK & Ireland. Interactive kiosks, touch-screens and other multi-touch touch interfaces increasingly appear in our stores on a daily basis. But what do they add to the shopping experience and what is the impact for retailers?

Advanced Business Solutions wins environmental award for HR Self-Service solution

Advanced Business Solutions wins environmental award for HR Self-Service solution

Advanced Business Solutions (Advanced) scooped the silver at this year's National Green Apple Environment Awards in recognition of the environmental benefits of its Human Resource (HR) Self-Service solution.

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.

Kiosk Technology

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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