800k non-ATM kiosks in North America

Summit Research Associates estimated 800,000 customer kiosks, not including ATMs, will be installed in North America by the end of 2007 and hit 1.2 mln by 2009. North American consumers in 2007 are forecast to spend more than $525 bln at self-checkout lanes, ticketing kiosks and other self-service machines, including postal kiosks, according to IHL Consulting Group. That figure could reach nearly $1.3 trillion by 2011.