Bill Payment Kiosk
Bill payment kiosk are self-service solutions and Indoor Kiosks, designed and built by Meridian, that allow consumers to pay bills using cash, credit, or debit cards. These kiosks are typically located in public areas to make it convenient for customers to pay their bills without having to visit the biller’s physical location.
To use a bill payment kiosk, customers typically need to enter their account number or scan a barcode on their bill, select the bill they wish to pay, and then choose their payment method. The kiosk will then print a receipt as proof of payment.
Bill payment kiosk are becoming increasingly popular as they offer a convenient and quick way for people to pay their bills without having to stand in long lines or wait on hold with customer service representatives. They are also beneficial for billers as they can reduce the cost of processing payments and improve cash flow.
Uses of Bill Payment Kiosk
Bill payment kiosk are primarily used for the payment of utility bills, phone bills, credit card bills, and more. They provide a quick and efficient way for customers to make payments without the need to go to a physical location or wait on hold with customer service. Additionally, bill payment kiosk also allow customers to transfer money to other people or pay for services such as international money transfers.
Bill payment kiosks can also be used for donations as many charities and non-profit organizations have started using bill payment kiosks to accept donations. This makes it easier for people to donate to their favorite charities without the need to visit a physical location.
Overall, they are a versatile and convenient tool that simplifies payment processes for a wide variety of transactions.
Benefits of Bill Payment Kiosk
There are several benefits to using bill payment kiosks, both for customers and billers. Here are some of the main advantages:
- Convenience: often located in public areas, such as supermarkets or shopping malls, it is easy for customers to pay their bills while they are out running errands.
- Speed: customers can make payments quickly and efficiently, without having to wait in line or be on hold with customer service representatives.
- Security: designed to be secure and protect customers’ personal information with encryption and other security measures to protect sensitive information such as credit card numbers and account information.
- Availability: customers can make payments at any time of day, even when biller’s physical locations are closed.
- Labor saving: free up staff from mundane tasks such as payment processing and allow them to focus on more important tasks.
- Improved cash flow: allowing for payments to be processed more quickly and efficiently.
Overall, bill payment kiosks offer a range of benefits to both customers and billers, including convenience, speed, security, availability, cost-effectiveness, and improved cash flow.
Why Meridian Kiosks?
With over 20 years of experience across multiple industries, Meridian has the scope and experience to deliver quality solutions designed specifically for the end user. Meridian offers entirely American-made solutions. From the initial in-house design and engineering to the final shipment, every aspect of the solutions are done in-house, ensuring control over the entire supply chain. Meridian constantly strives to bring forth only the most effective and innovative self-service technologies both in hardware and with our award winning Kiosk Software in multiple verticals including commercial real estate and tourism management. Our solutions, like our car dealership kiosks, bring the best and most innovative self-service technology for the financial world. Our Developer Tools & Software Development Kit | Meridian Kiosks allows for the development of customizable and user-friendly interfaces designed specifically for your business needs.
FLEXIBLE PAY OPTIONS
MzeroPay supports multiple cash configurations and all major credit/debit cards including Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Android Pay and Apple Pay.
MzeroPay leverages Meridian’s deep component integration and extensive component library to allow transactions from a large inventory of devices.
MzeroPay is built on MzeroPlatform, Meridian’s industry-leading, secure software solution. MzeroPay is also EMV approved, which helps secure credit cards against fraud.
CUSTOM ANALYTIC REPORTS
MzeroPay adds additional value to your business by providing custom reports to stay updated on kiosk cash stock levels, track transactions to the minute and review usage statistics.
WHY SELF-SERVICE PAYMENT?
Decreased Money Shrinkage
Bill payment kiosks reduce money shrinkage by significantly decreasing the number of hands cash passes through before being deposited in the bank.
Self-service payment kiosks allow companies and organizations to extend their reach, hours, and the locations of their services.
For physical safety, payment kiosks are secured with door locks and a security alarm to prevent tampering. Software security, on the other hand, includes automatic crash recovery, watchdog monitoring, and kiosk lockdown.
As a completely unattended solution, self-service payment kiosks prevent employees from accessing sensitive customer data that would have been available to them in a traditional transactional setting.
Meridian’s self-service tuition collection kiosks allow students to make payments with cash, check, credit, or debit card at their own convenience. The solutions are both secure and user friendly, and can be placed in student unions, residence halls, dining halls, and libraries where students have 24/7 access to pay their tuition when it’s most convenient for them.
Designed for use in both an entertainment and travel setting, self-service ticketing kiosks provide a cost-savings solution while also providing excellent service to customers. Users can order, pay for, and retrieve their tickets directly from the payment kiosk.
Bill collection kiosks allow users to pay various bills through a simple, secure process. From cell phone service providers, to utility companies, and local governments, bill payment kiosks can simplify the bill payment process for players in a variety of industries.
Though online rent payment portals are convenient, they aren’t necessarily readily available to all tenants. Able to accept a variety of payments, including cash, check, and card, rent payment kiosks offer the convenience, flexibility, efficiency, and security that tenants seek when making their monthly rent payments.
is a robust software development kit that allows for rapid development of custom transactional applications for payment kiosks. Built on the secure MzeroPlatform, Meridian’s industry-leading software solution which provides system performance management, system security, and a wide range of component support, MzeroPay provides the framework for rapid development of transactional applications to make payments, pay for a service, or pay for an item to dispense from a self-service kiosk.
Designed for self-service payment applications of all kinds, from tuition payment to ticketing and bill collection, MzeroPay offers numerous payment options—including all major credit and debit cards, Apple Pay, Android Pay, checks, money orders, and multiple cash and coin configurations. It can also integrate with a variety of devices to accept these payments—from pin pads to printers, card encoders, and bill and coin acceptors and recyclers.
Every MzeroPay license offers a secure transactional solution and comes with a variety of reporting, security, and servicing features for employees and armored carriers. MzeroPay reports, which include transaction and usage statistics, cash stock level alerts, credit card and cash payment reports, device state of health, and access reports help deployers keep eyes on their payment kiosks—even from remote locations—while servicing modules allow individual logins to be provided to all employees and armored carriers that would be accessing or servicing the kiosks.
FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY BILL PAYMENT KIOSKS
Florida International University teamed with Meridian to develop a self-service solution to expedite the payment process for its students. Meridian leveraged its proprietary transactional software and G6 Plus kiosk model to create a self-pay service for FIU students.
Meridian’s transactional software is integrated with university accounting and allows students to look up account balances and make cash and check payments on their tuition, meal plans and housing accounts. The ADA compliant solution includes a check scanning and escrow device, bill acceptor with bunch note feeder, touchscreen navigation, thermal receipt printer and a camera for added security and analytics…READ MORE