July 30, 2004

Wi-Fi Implementation First

Grand Haven, Mich., Completes Citywide Wi-Fi Network...



Fingerprint Matching

Automated fingerprint matching can be highly accurate...



Ultra-thin "panel PC" powered by Ethernet

At less than 1 inch thick, the POET6000, which runs Windows XP Embedded, is ideal for wall mounting,...



Touchscreen Technology

Kiwi firm benefits from US park market...



Photo Kiosks

Photo kiosk software firm caters to DIY customers...



$128 Billion in 2003 Self-Service Transactions

Consumer Demand to near $1.3 Trillion by 2007...



July 28, 2004

Hotel Check-In Kiosks

Wrap on Hilton and Starwood kiosk status...



July 27, 2004

ATM Self-Service

Nice ATM industry forum on Touchpoints covering some current issues....



July 26, 2004

Cacheing Servers for Airlines

Accelerators Allow Continental To Support 4x more E-Service Terminals While Speeding up Response Times by 10x...



Amusement Parks

Theme park tracking system lacks user-friendly features...



July 22, 2004

Laser Links

In places where fiber canít reach, whether due to physical or economical constraints, you might resort to an 802.11a, b, or g link. Then again, distance, bandwidth, or security requirements may rule out Wi-Fi. Canonís Canobeam optical transceivers take the...



Wireless Technology

AT&T Wireless launches 3G in 4 cities Mobile data service rolled out in Seattle, Detroit, Phoenix and San Francisco...



FInger Scan Grocery

Piggly Wiggly Implements Finger-Scan Payment System...



July 16, 2004

Prepaid & Safeway

With a win-win concept, Safeway has partnered with best-in-category specialty retailers to provide an innovative gift card program. Read how the grocery giant is enabling retailers - such as Starbucks - to expand their presence and sales....



July 15, 2004

Lottery Systems

The Two Titans of the Lottery Industry...



RFID Cellphones

According to a new report from ABI Research, within a few years, users of cell phones and other handheld devices will use near field communication (NFC) to access services and buy products simply by holding their own device close to...



Camera Phone Pictures

Having a camera in your phone makes it easier to get any shot at anytime. Now Kodak is making it easier to print those shots....



Prepaid and Cstores

Andrew Chung owns and operates Fairway One Stop #14, a c-store located off of I-85 South in Thomasville, N.C. The location includes a gas station and a Subway franchise inside. The store reports gas sales of 200,000 gallons per...



July 14, 2004

Handheld Technology

New handheld with touchscreen that never decalibrates and is operated via thumbs... Jackito TDA website...



Photokiosks and Fujifilm

Forbes interview of Fujifilm's John Prendergast...



July 08, 2004

CD Burn Music Station

CD kiosks let fans do it their way -- and legally...



Signs of Recovery article

High tech kiosks show signs of recovery...



Justifying RFID

Strategic advantage of RFID still sought, says study....



Wireless Kiosks in Retail

Office Depot to roll out more than 7,000 wireless in-store web kiosks...



July 06, 2004

Speech Technology

One conclusion of the report is that voice authentication technologies, in particular, are ready for prime time and ideal for remote authentication....



Photo Kiosks

Boots has teamed up with Kodak to offer digital prints in seconds from Kodak Kiosks in over 1,000 Boots stores across the country....



Wrap up: National Restaurant Association

SmartBrief presents some of the top industry trends both from the Show floor and in recent news stories, including design and decor, technology and franchising....