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Embed Announces Vista Cinema Integration

Dallas, TX, April 2018 – Embed, worldwide supplier of point of sale and revenue management systems for out-of-home entertainment, announces that its debt card system now integrates with the Vista Cinema software suite from Vista Entertainment Solutions. Vista is the world’s leading provider of

Embed Sales Team Levels Up with Two New Promotions

Dallas, TX – April 2018 – Embed has recognized the achievements of two of its US team members with new appointments. Matthew Harrison is Embed’s new Director of Operations and Sales and Marisa Garris is Sales Manager. Harrison and Garris both bring enthusiasm and experience to their new roles.

WASH Upgrades Common-Area Laundry Rooms with PayRange Mobile Payment

PORTLAND, OR (April 16, 2018) – PayRange Inc., maker of the leading in-app mobile payment service for automated retail, announces that WASH Multifamily Laundry Systems (WASH) — which has more than 7 million people doing their laundry in a WASH laundry room every week in the U.S. and Canada &

ICONS: THE JUKEBOX EXEC AND THE RECORDING ARTISTS REVERBERATE AT AMOA-NY

The Amusement And Music Owners Association of New York departed from its usual format at its Annual Gala held Tuesday, April 10th. The celebration has been held at a high-end steakhouse the past several years. Last night’s 100 attendee event was held at Patrizia’s, a famous NYC Italian restaurant

ShelfX Unattended Retail Fridges now accept VENMO

You can now use your Venmo app to purchase products at ShelfX fridges. You do this by searching ShelfX on Venmo or by scanning a QR code displayed on the fridge. You then send $10 to ShelfX which will create an account in your name.

Hivery Vending Analytics REDUCES COST AND INCREASES PROFIT

Hivery Vending Analytics uses your data and our powerful AI-driven engine to help you achieve the optimum mix of product, space and price for each of your machines in your fleet. It factors only a few data variables to make recommendations that maximize profit. OPTIMIZES VENDING MACHINES USING AI

Ice Games Newest Game, Wheel of Fortune

Greetings! Greetings and salutations! We hope your April is off to a great start! One thing we pride ourselves on is the fact our games appeal to everyone! Collegiate Hoops has become a viable piece for street locations and last months March Madness gave them a great opportunity to showcase this

Foundations Entertainment University 2.0 Seminar #45

2018 will be the 16th consecutive year for Foundations Entertainment University (FEU), the industry’s #1 Ranked Educational Seminar Program. With more than 1410 graduates and more than 275 Family Entertainment Center’s (FEC’s) that got their start with Foundations, the NEW Foundations University

APPLE INDUSTRIES HEADS TO MIDEAST DEAL SHOW WITH NEW PRODUCTS FOR NEW MARKETS

Greenvale, NY, April 4, 2018 – Now that Apple Industries has heavily penetrated the FEC market in the Middle East over the past 10 years, for 2018 the manufacturer returns to DEAL, the Dubai Entertainments Amusement & Leisure Show, with several exciting products that will expand its line of

Five Star, LightSpeed, G&J Launch Vision Partnership

CHATTANOOGA, TN – Since the advent of micro markets, technology has been driving disruption and innovation across the convenience services industry. One of the largely untapped innovations and same store sales growth drivers for operators is the execution of consumer-facing product promotions

Cashless Veteran Cecil Ledesma Joins PayRange

PORTLAND, OR (April 4, 2018) – PayRange Inc., maker of the leading in-app mobile payment service for automated retail, announces that cashless veteran Cecil Ledesma has joined PayRange as Vice President of Enterprise Sales. Cecil has spent the last 20-years at USA Technologies,

FACE PLACE PHOTO BOOTHS EXPAND TO BALLPARKS

AS THE 2018 BASEBALL SEASON GETS UNDERWAY, APPLE’S EXCLUSIVE MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL LICENSE CONTINUES TO GROW…AND FACE PLACE PHOTO BOOTHS EXPAND TO MORE BALLPARKS & SPORTS BARS   Greenvale, NY, April 4, 2018 – The Opening Day home game at New York’s Yankee Stadium

LAI Games Award-winning VR Ride Makes Middle East Debut

Dallas, TX USA – April 2018 – The newest award-winner from LAI Games, Virtual Rabbids: The Big Ride, will make its Middle East debut at the DEAL show next week in Dubai, UAE. It is the industry’s first attendant-free VR attraction that operates and is serviced like any other coin-op amusement

Embed Brings the Latest Debit Card Innovations to DEAL

Dallas, TX, April 2018 – Embed, worldwide supplier of point of sale and revenue management systems, will be showcasing the latest innovations in debit card technology next week at DEAL 2018 in Dubai. The company’s new booth will allow visitors to get hands-on with their award-winning smartTouch

Imperial Upgrades TriTeq Locks To Include Remote Monitoring with FreshTraq

Imperial Company, a Tulsa, Oklahoma based micro market, vending, catering, corporate dining and coffee services company serving Oklahoma, Arkansas and Texas, has signed a multi-unit agreement with TriTeq Lock & Security LLC to standardize locking technology with remote monitoring, FreshTraq.

Nayax Key Personnel to Speak at The NAMA Show

Yair Nechmad will share his insights about upcoming developments in convenience services technology; Carly Furman will be presenting on consumer engagement methods utilizing Nayax’s cashless solution.  Yair Nechmad, CEO of Nayax, will be participating in the panel discussion “What’s Trending  in Convenience Services Technology”,

Vagabond Releases vīv Business For Operators to Provide New Workplace Services to Accounts

Washington, DC March 20, 2018 – Vagabond (vgbnd.co) announced the release of vīv Business, a solution for convenience services operators to receive and fulfill wholesale orders of office, kitchen, breakroom and janitorial supplies. vīv Business enables operators to take full advantage of the

Azkoyen USA machines certified by National Automatic Merchandising Association

This NAMA certification is only granted according to the public health requirements in the United States. The coffee machine models marketed in the USA earned this certification. Peralta, 28th of November 2017.- The Azkoyen Group, a Spanish multinational technology firm with headquarters in Navarre.

PHOTO BOOTH OWNERS LOOK TO PROFIT FROM ST. PATRICK’S DAY

GREENVALE, NY – With St.Patrick’s Day only a few days away, business owners are gearing up to see a spike in profits through the use of their photo booths. St. Patrick’s Day is a day when people gather together to have some fun and take a lot of pictures. The presence of a photo booth

Nayax Selected by RSA Management Group as Cashless Payment Solution of Choice

Nayax works with RSA Management Group to support blind vendors, offering members the best cashless payment technology on the market at an attractive price Nayax is proud to announce that it has been selected by the RSA Management Group as their cashless payment solution of choice for their vending

Imperial Upgrades TriTeq Locks To Include Remote Monitoring

Imperial Company, a Tulsa, Oklahoma based micro market, vending, catering, corporate dining and coffee services company serving Oklahoma, Arkansas and Texas, has signed a multi-unit agreement with TriTeq Lock & Security LLC to standardize locking technology with remote monitoring.

Crane Merchandising Systems To Preview a Full Range of New Products at 2018 NAMA Show

WILLISTON, S.C., March 15, 2018 – Crane Merchandising Systems, a Crane Co. company and the leading global manufacturer of innovative solutions for vending, will unveil its newest vending equipment, enterprise software, and cashless products during the 2018 NAMA Show at the Las Vegas Convention

Press Release: Parlevel Appoints Chris Stave as Director of Business Development

March 6, 2018 San Antonio, TX Parlevel Systems, the technology provider for the most productive network of food and beverage operators in the world, has appointed Chris Stave as Director of Business Development. Chris will provide expertise to analyze the operations of current & potential client

AMUSEMENT EXPO 2018, OPERATORS EXPERIENCE WHY FACE PLACE PHOTO BOOTHS ARE BETTER

AT AMUSEMENT EXPO 2018, OPERATORS EXPERIENCE WHY FACE PLACE PHOTO BOOTHS ARE BETTER THAN EVER APPLE INDUSTRIES WOWS ‘EM WITH 0% INTEREST RATES FOR 18 MONTHS, PLUS A PRODUCT FOR EVERY LOCATION FROM BARS TO OUTDOOR LOCATIONS GREENVALE, NY – At this year’s Amusement Expo, Apple Industries offer

LAI Games New Virtual Reality Ride Wins 2018 AMOA Innovator Award

Dallas, TX USA – March 2018 – At an Amusement Expo dominated by talk of Virtual Reality and what it means for the out-of-home entertainment industry, LAI Games new Virtual Rabbids: The Big Ride was named a winner of the AMOA’s 2018 Innovator Award. As the industry’s first attendant-free VR

Vagabond Releases vīv Delivery to Empower Convenience Services Operators with Last Mile Fulfillment

Washington, DC March 8th, 2018 – Vagabond (vgbnd.co) announced the release of vīv Delivery, an extremely targeted local commerce solution for route operators and their accounts. vīv Delivery adds new revenue streams while making operators the centerpiece of business in their local community.

Mike Carr Joins Apple Industries as Senior Director for New Business Development

Greenvale, NY, February 25, 2018 – Former distributing sales representative Mike Carr has joined Apple Industries (http://faceplacephoto.com) as its Senior Director for New Business Development, the company has announced. “We are delighted to bring Mike aboard in this newly created position,”

ACE 2018 Chooses Theme: Margaritaville in Myrtle Beach

Cary, NC – As the 2018 ACE Planning Committee continues its work for next year’s exposition, the theme has been selected for ACE 2018 – “Margaritaville in Myrtle Beach”. Beaches, tropical flavors and relaxing tunes will inspire exhibitors and attendees alike so put on your flip flops

How To Start A Bitcoin ATM Business

According to our bitcoin ATM industry stats, there is a growing number of bitcoin ATM installations worldwide. If someone wants to run his own bitcoin ATM or install a bitcoin machine at existing local business, what are the main points to check and decisions to make beforehand?

VENDING TECHNOLOGY NEWS, Brings You What You Need to Succeed

Have a Story? Email Vending Technology News today! The time is now to join the conversation about vending technology. Vending Technology Newsletter was launched to guide this important discussion because technology is what has rejuvenated the industry.

LAI Games Brings First-of-its-kind VR to Amusement Expo

Dallas, TX USA – February 2018 – Award-winning manufacturer LAI Games will showcase Virtual Rabbids: The Big Ride at next week’s Amusement Expo International in Las Vegas. The Big Ride is the industry’s first attendant-free VR attraction that operates and is serviced like any other coin-op

Face Place Photo Booth Operators Look Forward To Valentine’s Day Sales

GREENVALE, NY – Valentine’s Day has become a multi-billion dollar business that includes flowers, candy, and a variety of other tokens of affection. Over the past few years, Apple Industries has helped its operators to grab a part of the Valentine’s Day excitement with new art that

Embed Appoints New Head of NASA Operations

Dallas, TX, February 2018 – Furthering its commitment to excellence, Embed has appointed Mark Rossow as Senior Vice President, Americas, for the company. Rossow will oversee Embed’s Dallas, Texas US headquarters and promote its continued growth in North and South America.

Five Star Shines in 2017, Completes 9 Acquisitions

CHATTANOOGA, TN – The pursuit of achieving measurable improvement from the prior year is the basis of nearly all new year’s resolutions. In 2017, Five Star set out to have the best year in the company’s 24-year history. While a few goals were left unmet, by many measures

Parlevel Announces Lightspeed Integration to Streamline Warehouse Operations

San Antonio, Tx, February 6th 2018 Parlevel Systems, the technology provider for the most productive network of food and beverage operators in the world, announced an integration with Lightspeed Automation, the industry leader in warehouse automation.

Herschend Family Entertainment Chooses The Locker Network for a Fourth Property

Dallas, TX, January 2018 – With the recent installation of its advanced electronic locker system at Adventure Aquarium in Camden, NJ, The Locker Network now provides guest security for four properties owned or operated by Herschend Family Entertainment (HFE).

Parlevel Announces Quickbooks Integration to Optimize Bookkeeping

San Antonio, TX, January 24, 2018 Parlevel Systems, the technology provider for the most productive network of vending, coffee, and micro market operators in the world, announced an integration with Quickbooks accounting and bookkeeping software. Financial information collected by Parlevel’s Vending Management System

ITO EN and NEOS to Add WeChat Payment in Vending Machine

by APVA & China VMF organizing committee  – Since WeChat payment entered the Japanese market in 2015, commercial facilities have added Wechat payment functions. Recently, Japanese beverage giant, ITO EN, also added WeChat payment function into vending machines.

365 Retail Markets to Host 4th Annual MEET User Group Conference in Las Vegas

365 Retail Markets to host user group conference, prior to NAMA Show. Troy, MI—January 22, 2018—365 Retail Markets is pleased to announce that the 4th annual MEET User Group Conference will be held on Tuesday, March 20th at the Las Vegas Convention Center The MEET event will Motivate, Educate…

Controversial Litigation bans the possession and use of coin-operated air machines for tire inflation

This litigation has been controversial in Hempstead, New York, the largest Town in America. It is relevant to tire pressure vending in municipalities across the nation.  On January 2, 2018, New York State Supreme Court Justice Karen V. Murphy enjoined the Town of Hempstead from enforcing a law…

ShelfX Facial Recognition Fridge Charges Shoppers for What They Take

BOULDER, CO – ShelfX, provider of revolutionary at-shelf buying and inventory management solutions, is proud to announce that it has been recognized as the winner of the NAMA (National Automatic Merchandising Association) 2013 Innovation Awards in the Vending Machines/Micro Markets/Kiosks.

Global Vending Announces Record Growth

Palm Beach County, Florida- January 15, 2019 – Global Vending (Globalvendingservice.com), Florida’s premier vending company, announces today that it achieved a stellar year for growth in 2017, as demonstrated by significant increases in clients.

Vagabond and vīv Commerce Enable Kiosk-less Markets

Washington, DC January 18th, 2018 – Vagabond (vgbnd.co) announced the release of vīv Checkout, its payments solution for micro markets and other unattended retail environments. vīv Checkout allows consumers to easily view nutritional information and purchase their favorite items through.