Category Archives: Retail Systems

The automated retail industry is one of the two core technology showplaces today (financial Services being #2).

    • Emerging technologies such as robotics, lockers, digital signage, vending and automated vending lead the way.   Amazon and Google revolutionize physical delivery. OuterWall has another great idea (or not).
    • More mature retail technology includes interactive displays, next-generation POS,  mobile interplay, multi-touch, kiosks for self-service, video services, and customer service technology.
    • Companion technologies include ATMs, kiosks, Advanced ATMS,  NFC and thin client.
    • Standards – here we have more regulatory guidelines in play along with more standards than any other industry. PCI, OPOS, JPOS, MPOS,  HIPAA, ADA, UL, CE just to name a few.

Telemental Health Technologies Compared

Independent comparison of Online Therapy – telemental health – technologies for telepsychiatry and online counseling. Internet counseling technology platforms and software. Source: good resource for telehealth software

pci compliance isn’t enough

PCI compliance is up — but it’s not enough to protect retailers from fraud. Source: So you built an 8 foot wall guess what? somebody will build a 10 foot ladder.

Patient Check-in : Clinics in stores, cash-only doctors shake up pricing

The rising cost of health-care, along with higher insurance deductibles and co-pays, is fueling changes in the way medical services are being delivered. Retailers, such as grocery and drugstore chains, who have for years offered in-store Source: In addition to Kroger, retail giants such as Walmart, Target, CVS, and Walgreens have opened clinics in stores, but none… Read More »