Almost a third of laptop users and more than a quarter of desktop PC owners are keen to have a touch screen on their next computer.
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.
Jan 25, 2010 Comments (0)
BlueStar has announced the addition of their self service kiosk solution featuring Meridian Kiosks' extensive hardware line-up and robust software platform.
Dec 15, 2009 Comments (0)
The company has recently taken the decision to introduce self-service check-in kiosks in a number of its hotel reception areas as well as replace some of its traditional A4 laser printers at the reception desk.
Dec 08, 2009 Comments (0)
Postal operator Jersey Post has introduced new self-service post and pay kiosks supported by YESpays payment processing service throughout 3 of its sites.
Nov 05, 2009 Comments (0)
HMV, the specialist retailer of music, DVD/video, computer games and related products, has introduced self-service kiosks into its stores to improve the overall customer experience.
Oct 13, 2009 Comments (0)
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.
Sep 17, 2009 Comments (0)
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.
Sep 15, 2009 Comments (0)
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.
Aug 03, 2009 Comments (0)
Capacitive touch interface offers high impact strength, quick response and user safety in unattended, public-access environments
Jul 20, 2009 Comments (0)
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.
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.