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    News about Kiosk.

    Vein recognition market to grow 27% a year

    October 6th, 2015

    The global vein recognition biometrics market in the banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI) sector is set to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 27.83% from 2014-2019, research firm Technavio predicts. “Vein recognition biometrics is gaining importance in the BFSI sector for applications such as logical access control, physical access control, mobile banking, branch banking, kiosks, ATM and safe deposit locker,” the company adds.

    Alipay offers transport passes

    December 3rd, 2014

    Alipay is making it possible for Chinese tourists to purchase transport passes for Singapore, Thailand and Macau ahead of travel and then collect them by scanning a barcode on their mobile phones at booths and kiosks at their destination. The Alipay Overseas Transportation Card service vends stored value smart cards that can be used to pay for bus rides, subway trips, taxis and other types of local and regional public transportation, Alizila explains.

    Macy’s unveils mobile payments and customer marketing plans

    September 17th, 2014

    Macy’s Inc, owner of the Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s department store chains, has unveiled plans to implement a range of new technologies designed to provide an omnichannel shopping service to its customers. The plans include Bluetooth… More

    JD Sports adds BLE beacons

    September 2nd, 2014

    UK sports fashion chain JD has installed Bluetooth beacons at its new concept store in Manchester’s Trafford Centre, letting customers who have downloaded the JD app “access exclusive store content and shop from the app before paying in-store.” The store also features eight multi-channel kiosks and a social media wall, and staff have been equipped with iPads “to assist with customers’ enquiries.”

    Carrefour equips new digital hypermarket with NFC

    April 9th, 2014

    French supermarket giant Carrefour, the world’s fourth largest retailer, has opened a new hypermarket equipped with 55,000 NFC shelf-edge labels that let consumers interact with products. Shoppers can also make NFC payments at the point… More

    Iberia to offer NFC boarding cards

    March 4th, 2014

    Spanish airline Iberia has partnered with Samsung to enable travellers to store their boarding passes on their NFC phones. The new service can also be used to speed up luggage check-in and download information in… More

    Chinese medicine gets NFC authenticity check

    November 5th, 2013

    The Hong Kong government-backed LSCM Research & Development Centre is testing a product authentication system for Chinese medicines that uses NFC tags embedded in packaging and NFC kiosks placed in stores. When a product is… More

    Toshiba shows TransferJet kiosk

    October 9th, 2013

    Toshiba has demonstrated a touchscreen kiosk that combines a wireless charging station, NFC reader and fast data transfer technology TransferJet at the Ceatac 2013 tradeshow. The demo showed how consumers could pay and pair via NFC and then download digital content via a TransferJet micro USB dongle attached to their phone, Engadget reports. TransferJet can transfer an hour of video content in a matter of seconds.

    Dublin Business School adds NFC kiosk

    September 23rd, 2013

    Dublin Business School (DBS) has installed a triple-screen kiosk with NFC to allow students to access timetable information with their contactless ID cards. The ‘Tri Screen Poser Table’ kiosk houses three Microsoft Surface Pro tablet… More

    Avanade unveils interactive shopping with NFC, augmented reality and Kinect motion sensing

    March 27th, 2013

    The Microsoft- and Accenture-owned IT company’s new solution allows consumers to select items promoted on interactive screens and then “drag and drop” them into their mobile phone using simple hand gestures, to collect detailed information about a product or add it to a shopping basket.  More

    Surface Labs adds NFC to interactive bar

    February 24th, 2013

    Multi-touch display specialist Surface Labs International (SLI) is demonstrating an NFC-enabled interactive bar at Mobile World Congress 2013. The bar counter is equipped with 3D projectors and tracking equipment to give an interactive experience that can… More

    JCM demos NFC mobile wallet for gaming industry

    October 8th, 2012

    Transaction automation specialist JCM Global has demonstrated an NFC-based mobile wallet designed to be used in casinos. The new Mobile Wager Wallet has been jointly developed by JCM and mobile contactless technology specialist Techfirm and… More

    Lilitab to offer iPad kiosk with NFC

    August 29th, 2012

    Tablet enclosure specialist Lilitab is to unveil an iPad-based kiosk, aimed at retailers, hotels, restaurants and event organisers, at TechCrunch Disrupt next month. The kiosk comes with the ability to add NFC as an option.

    Apple awarded patent for mobile airline ticketing and travel service

    July 11th, 2012

    The iTravel patent covers the use of an NFC-enabled iPhone for buying an airline ticket, checking in baggage and passing through security. More

    Dragon gets NFC certification

    June 25th, 2012

    Hardware manufacturer Duali’s Dragon NFC reader has become the first product to achieve NFC Forum certification in Korea. The USB-based desktop device was tested by Korean certification laboratory KTC using equipment from Clear2Pay. The Dragon supports all four NFC Forum tag types and P2P mode and, says Duali, can also be easily integrated into ATMs, point of sale terminals and NFC-enabled kiosks.

    7-Eleven tests NFC kiosks

    June 6th, 2012

    Two 7-Eleven convenience stores in the New York area are testing standalone NFC kiosks to encourage shoppers to check in and collect offers and discount coupons when they visit. The kiosks, from Solekai Systems and mobile solutions start-up Raging Mobile, are designed to help drive in-store item sales while luring foot traffic to brick-and-mortar shop fronts, reports Twice.

    Carrefour uses NFC and QR codes to speed up grocery shopping

    May 15th, 2012

    The French retail giant’s convenience store chain has launched ‘Mon Panier’, a mobile app that lets customers order and pay for their grocery shopping with their mobile phone — and then identify themselves via an NFC and QR-code enabled kiosk when they arrive at the store to collect their order. More

    ScholarChip brings NFC to Philadelphia schools

    May 1st, 2012

    The student ID card provider has partnered with the School District of Philadelphia and ACS to combine NFC phones, contactless student ID cards and transportation passes with the aim of cutting costs, creating a safer and more efficient student transit service and providing parents and staff with accurate student location information. More

    University gets NFC canteen

    April 4th, 2012

    Pennsylvania’s Shippensburg University is testing payments via contactless stickers in two of its cafeterias. Students order food from an NFC-enabled kiosk, then receive confirmation via a text message before they pick up their order. Some 400 students have signed up for the system since its launch in January, reports Mobile Commerce Daily, with the average transaction value running at US$5.15.

    FujiFilm adds NFC to photo printing kiosks

    March 26th, 2012

    The imaging company’s new NFC module is designed to make it easy for consumers to order photos from in-store kiosks by simply selecting the images they want to print on their NFC device and then tapping it to the kiosk. More

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