Industry News - May 2012


Kiosk helping McDonald's customers order healthier meals

9 May 2012

Kiosk helping McDonald's customers order healthier meals Nutritional kiosks have been deployed in the restaurant industry at somewhat of a trickling pace. Outside of a few fast casual concepts – Au Bon Pain café added them in 2003 and Uno's recently installed them at Uno Due Go – they remain largely nonexistent. However, some in the foodservice and technology industries are predicting that is about to change as menu labeling laws roll out la... Read More

Alaska Airlines offers self-bag tagging

30 May 2012

Alaska Airlines is debuting self-bag tagging for customers traveling out of Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The process allows customers to print and attach their own luggage tags from a self-service kiosk in the airport lobby and then, in one step, show their identification and drop their bag off with an airline representative for security screening and loading onto an aircraft, according to a company press release. Following a success... Read More


Why tablets can't fully replace stand-alone kiosks

1 May 2012

Tablet kiosks are becoming popular, and business owners naturally want to catch up on the trends. But tablet kiosksaren't the fix-all that businesses would like them to be, and they have several built-in limitations that aren't immediately noticeable. Before you consider tablet kiosks at your business, realize that traditional, stand-alone kiosks have several advantages that we'll discuss further. Tablet kiosks can best be th... Read More

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