McDonald’s Kiosks

McDonald’s Expanding Touchscreen Kiosks

McDonald’s has installed 11 Just for You touchscreen kiosks at restaurants in and around the Boston area, with plans to add another dozen under the region’s Golden Arches by the end of this year. It’s part of a worldwide effort that started in 2012 when McDonald’s installed touchscreen kiosks in more than 7,000 European locations,…

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Electronic Kiosks Help Police Crack Down on Crime

Electronic Kiosks Help Police Crack Down on Crime

Electronic Kiosks Help Police Crack Down on Crime: All the cars and drugs seized in Escambia County, Florida has paid off in a big way for law enforcement, they’ve funded these electronic kiosks, tax-free, to post up outside of public offices and businesses across the county. The goal? “It also lets everyone in the area…

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Redbox Adds More DVD Rental Kiosks

Redbox Adds More DVD Rental Kiosks

Redbox has spent years trying to reduce its dependence on disc rentals, and not without reason. You don’t have much as incentive to rent from a kiosk when online video (including from Redbox) is just a heartbeat away. That doesn’t mean the company is giving up on the idea, though — in fact, it just…

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Delta Facial Recognition Kiosks

Delta Replaces Human Check-In Agents With Facial Recognition Kiosks

Delta Air Lines announced on Monday that it’s testing a check-in kiosk that uses facial recognition to ensure passengers’ faces match their passport photos. If all goes well, the new kiosk could replace check-in agents altogether. The kiosk will be one of four to debut at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport this summer. Each will allow passengers to…

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The Future of Retail is Robotic

The Future of Retail is Robotic

Retailers are rapidly working to incorporate robotics into their operations. The images of robots taking over human tasks in warehouses have grabbed consumer attention. The pressure on retailers is clear: the U.S. market is over supplied in retail square meters, while the Amazon behemoth continues to consume more and more of consumers’ wallet share. For…

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Vending Machine Dispenses 3D-Printed Homes

With central cities, such as Tokyo, growing more crowded, architects have to stretch their creativity in finding the best way to get more people living in cramped spaces. One proposal by Haseef Rafiei, a student of Manchester School of Architecture, received the honorable mention of eVolo’s 2017 Skyscraper Competition for his Pod Vending Machine Skyscraper…

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Vending machines for Health Problems

Vending machines for Health Problems

In today’s complex health care system, where do you go for emergency care…. how about vending machines for health problems! From diapers to needles to bike helmets, vending machines have been rebuilt to go beyond breath mints and cold soda. These automated dispensers have come long way since their invention in the early 1800s. Although…

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vending machine for music emergencies

Vending Machine for Music Emergencies

Relief is at hand for any guitarist who has found themselves high and dry before a gig – now there is a vending machine for music emergencies! Australia’s first 24-hour guitar vending machine opened in Melbourne, dishing out all manner of shredding equipment at the push of a button. The announcement is music to the…

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vending machines are everywhere in Japan

Vending machines are everywhere in Japan

Vending machines are everywhere in Japan, lining side streets and train stations. The country has one machine for every 25 people, offering a range of goods from tomatoes and cans of hot coffee to noodle stew, beer and Buddhist charms. And they generate a lot of sales: more than $42 billion in 2015. Drinks firm…

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HIV Tests In Campus Vending Machines in China

HIV Tests In Campus Vending Machines in China. Vending machines are selling increasingly novel items: cupcakes, live crabs and fresh baguettes. In China, you can now add HIV testing kits to that list. China is piloting the use of vending machines that sell HIV testing kits on university campuses. The goal is to reach students…

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