November 28, 2008

Airport Check-In Kiosks - Dubai International

Passengers using self-service kiosks at Dubai International Airport’s Terminal 3 check-in their luggage, choose their seat and get their boarding passes – all in less than two minutes. [pictures]...



November 26, 2008

From the world of weird -- new twist on patents

In something you might normally expect to read about in the Onion, IBM has won its bid with the USPTO for a patent on splitting a restaurant bill among patrons. Here-to-for apparently this was not possible.... From the patent: 'Though...



November 17, 2008

JobView Employment Kiosks Come To Missouri

Employment kiosk in Missouri. In worsening or tough economic times, companies historically look to ways to work with employees and also potential employees in the most cost-efficient and effective manner....



November 10, 2008

Gift Card Facts and Estimates

Tony Craddock at giftexprepay always has new and interesting facts on the gift card market. In his latest update he once again provides a few statistics and trends in the gift card market....



Multichannel Operations -- How to enable

The hospitality industry has seen a spurt in self-service applications over the last five years. Hotel companies have worked diligently to give their guests the ability to conduct transactions by themselves using kiosks, the Internet and telephone....



November 09, 2008

Security and Self-Service systems in the news

Couple of stories on hacks and security in the last few days. One was some comments regarding the need for lockdown on systems (common knowledge & practice to use those) but this one caught our eye because 1) it was...



November 07, 2008

Acquisitions - AT&T buys up Wayport

AT&T to Acquire Wayport; Combined Wi-Fi Networks to Provide Connectivity in More Places. Millions of AT&T Customers to Get Free Wi-Fi Access at Nearly 20,000 U.S. Hotspots....



November 04, 2008

ViVOtech Launches ViVOpay Kiosk II for Rapid Integration of Contactless & NFC Technology with Customer-Facing Self-Service Payment Systems

New ViVOpay Kiosk II Offers Fastest Time-to-Market with Easy Integration of Contactless Payments on New Systems and Without Requiring Card Association Re-Certification. They show the VivoKiosk which is a KIOSK enclosure. This solution is PCI-compliant....



Ticketing Kiosks, Fujitsu and Movie Theatres

RICHARDSON, Texas, Nov 03, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Fujitsu Transaction Solutions Inc. has partnered with Ready Theatre Systems (RTS) of Hartford, Mich. to provide Fujitsu's U-Serv 100 and U-Serv 150 self-service kiosks to movie theater companies across North America....