July 30, 2005

Parking kiosks - cash or credit card?

The pay-station kiosks, which spit out timed tickets to attach to windshields, accept either coins or cards -- but about 50 percent of the city's users now pay with plastic....



Digital Media Convergence Conference

HDNet's Mark Cuban and Other Industry Leaders to Speak at Kagan's TRENdS '05 Digital Media Convergence Summit Read more...



July 29, 2005

Alpha Firefox Kiosk Extension for Lockdown Released

Symbio Technologies' intern Jevin K. Ramjattan has contributed a new extension to the Firefox browser—a kiosk browser extension. Ideal for public access sites such as Internet cafes, libraries, and schools, the extension displays the browser in a locked down mode....



July 28, 2005

Public Internet Kiosks performing public service

From CNN.com - Web kiosks to show missing kids...



July 26, 2005

Music Video Catching Up To MP3s

Universal Music Group has inked another video licensing deal, this time with the reincarnated MP3.com. The re-treaded music destination, now part of CNet Networks, Inc., will soon deliver hundreds of Universal videos on-demand and free of charge....



July 25, 2005

Biometrics and Kiosks - Registered Traveler Kiosk in Orlando

The nation’s first privately sponsored Registered Traveler program with biometric kiosks sanctioned by the Homeland Security Department began operating this week at Orlando International Airport in Florida....



Computer on a stick

The Computer-On-a-Stick (COS) is a USB Flash Drive featuring its own Onboard Operating System together with a full suite of Microsoft Office-compatible applications. For $149 transform your PC into thin client....



July 24, 2005

USB and Self-service Kiosks and Kiosk Terminals

It used to be give me a COM port and a Parallel Port and we'll have a self-service kiosk for you. Not anymore......



July 21, 2005

ExxonMobil Expands Availability of ‘ewiz’ Financial Services Kiosks

ExxonMobil today announced the expansion of ewiz(SM) financial services kiosks to On the Run(R) convenience stores in Chicago, South and West Florida and Southern California. The expansion is expected to continue in additional markets in 2006....



July 18, 2005

Biometric Check-Out Kiosks for DHS

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) implemented exit procedures for foreign visitors departing from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport....



Pharmacy Kiosks Dispensing Drugs

Longs Drug Store Corp. will be the first Northern California retailer to install an ATM-style kiosk that dispenses drugs. Safeway Inc. has also received state approval for drug kiosks. Requests from Walgreens and White Cross Pharmacy in San Diego are...



Bluetooth Promo Kiosks

New bluetooth kiosks for distributing movie trailers, ring tones and pictures in Loews Cineplex theaters....



July 16, 2005

Digital Media Kiosks Gaining Acceptance

Photo Industry Reporter picks up on and writes on McDonalds music kiosks by DTM then goes into photo kiosks. Its a nice article....



July 15, 2005

Smallest iPod Yet Shown on NY Times?

TGIF News: Video satire of fictional new iPod Flea product release (smallest iPod yet) on NY Times. The "extra accessories" bag with power source is a nice touch. Entertaining. See video here...



Wired Hospitals Have Better Survival Rate

Baylor Health Care System in Dallas was among the 100 most wired hospitals, and also was cited for its innovative use of a new wireless, self-service kiosk system for patient registration....



July 14, 2005

Apple Reports Results - iPod Shines

The music business and Apple seem to agree given their latest financial results. Earnings over last year increased 425% (not bad...) and Sales surged 75%. The iPod device proved to be the highlight. Apple said it shipped 6.16 million iPods...



July 12, 2005

TIO Network expands with Speedway SuperAmerica LLC

Info Touch Technologies Corp. (TSX-V: IFT) today announced the deployment of 15 Speed e-connect kiosks at select Speedway SuperAmerica LLC (SSA) locations in Toledo, Ohio....



New Inkjet Technology from HP

The Palo Alto computing and printing giant introduced four new printers based on the new technology, including a photo printer that can print a 4 x 6-inch color photo in 14 seconds, priced at $199. Separately, HP said its Snapfish...



Nutrition Kiosks And New CEO

Healthnotes Inc. (HNI), the premier provider of reliable, easy-to-use health, food, and lifestyle information for Web sites and interactive touchscreen kiosks, today announced that Jeffrey P. Beyer, a longtime Johnson & Johnson executive and former president of WellMed, has joined...



July 06, 2005

Interview with Music Kiosk Pioneer

Interview with Shervin Rashti of Touch n Surf on the Burn A Song self-service music download burning kiosk. Major distribution agreement hinted at in next few weeks....



July 01, 2005

Self-Service Touchscreen Directory Kiosk Turnkey Product Launch

Kiosk Information Systems announced a new turnkey self-service building directory kiosk offering today....



Biometrics ID System Debuts At Orlando Int'l Airport

Over 2000 people enrolled the first week at Orlando at the CLEAR kiosk which uses biometrics to identify passengers. The enrollment takes about 20 minutes. Cost is onetime $8.00...