SAVOR...Chicago Streamlines Convention Cafe with Self-service

Self-order kiosks from NEXTEP SYSTEMS help ensure that visitors to North America's busiest convention center don't have to wait in line.

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NRF 2012: Phone charging as bait for digital signage

NEC's Rich Ventura talks about his company's combination phone-charging kiosk and digital sign with interactive messaging. Applications include retail, foodservice venues and more.

FCES: The benefits of self-service in the restaurant space

David Jones, CEO of Blazing Onion Burger Company, installed kiosks to help bust lines and improve guest satisfaction. He shared those observations and others at the Fast Casual Executive Summit 2011.

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NEWS


Pantry smart vending to expand to schools, restaurants

Smart vending machine company Pantry raised $1.3 million to roll out more of its healthy snack machines.

Minnesota restaurant hoping to reduce food, labor costs with self-order kiosks

A new fast casual restaurant in Minnesota is banking on self-service kiosks to help it deliver higher quality menu offerings with speed, accuracy and efficiency, according to a company news release. Diggity Drive Up, a new restaurant featuring gourmet hot...

Supermarket chain taps Ping HD digital signage to improve shopping experience

When the Philadelphia-based supermarket chain The Fresh Grocer opened its first New Jersey store, near the campus of Rutgers University, it wanted to upgrade the shopping experience while retaining the "fresh, marketplace" appearance of its other stores. The company asked...

NEXTEP adds iPad Ordering to portfolio

Troy, Mich.-based NEXTEP Systems, a provider of customer self-order technology, has added iPad Ordering to its automated ordering portfolio. NEXTEP iPad Ordering provides restaurants, deli operators and other high-volume venues two new cost effective options: Self Order iPad kiosks and...

Tossed expands franchise model with kiosk offering

Tossed has unveiled a new freestanding kiosk version of its restaurant concept, available in multiple configurations from 242 to 265 square feet. The kiosk has been created to make Tossed's concept applicable for the first time in malls, food courts...

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