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.

pci compliance isn’t enough

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

Frank Mayer rolls out interactive gaming kiosks – Digital Signage Today

Frank Mayer and Associates Inc. have partnered with game developer Creative Kingdoms to create interactive gaming kiosks for children. Source: www.digitalsignagetoday.com “Working with Frank Mayer and Associates Inc. has really helped us to take our game play to the next level,” Creative Kingdoms Senior Vice President Melissa Blettner said in the release. “With the combination of virtual environments on… Read More »

Schools consider digitized kiosks – Cody Enterprise

Door-sized digital kiosks could be coming to a school near you. Source: www.codyenterprise.com The SkoolLive touch-screen kiosks are “essentially 6-foot tall iPads or cell phones if you will, except you don’t get a call from them,” Kapptie said. “And with that, they are controlled by the school. They are controlled by the district in that sense.”