SOURCE: Precision Dynamics Corporation

May 15, 2008 17:50 ET

Precision Dynamics Corporation's Smart™ Kiosk Honored With Self Service Excellence Award at 12th Annual KioskCom Self Service Expo

SAN FERNANDO, CA--(Marketwire - May 15, 2008) - Precision Dynamics Corporation (PDC), the global leader of automated wristband identification, announces that it is a recipient of a 2008 Self Service Excellence Award in the category of Best Travel/Hospitality Deployment, presented on April 16, 2008 during KioskCom Self Service Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada which was co-presented by KioskCom and Self-Service & Kiosk Association (SSKA).

"The Self Service Excellence Awards represent creative excellence and are designed to recognize individuals and companies that enrich our industry through the development and use of innovative self-service technologies," said Lawrence Dvorchik, general manager for KioskCom Self Service Expo. "We are honored to present Precision Dynamics with this award for work that continues to uphold these industry values and contribute to the advancement of the self service industry." Finalists in the category along with PDC's Smart™ Kiosk were Northwest Airlines Mobile Website and SITA S2 AirportConnect Kiosk.

PDC's Smart™ Kiosk nomination was submitted by MEI ( who supplied the bill acceptor and is integrated into the kiosk, and was presented by 5point ( who designed and manufactured the kiosk. Chosen by a distinguished panel of judges, PDC's Smart™ Kiosk is the latest advancement in cashless, wireless electronic payment technology. Smart™ Kiosk's 17" video touch screen and RFID reader/writer that allows patrons to load money using cash, credit or debit cards onto RFID wristbands issued at admissions, and also prints a receipt for each cash transaction. Its key components include a large capacity bill acceptor, magnetic stripe card reader and thermal receipt printer.

"We wish to thank the Self Service excellence awards and are pleased to have been chosen winner in the category of Best Travel/Hospitality Deployment," said Robin Barber, vice president of Leisure and Entertainment. "The Smart™ Kiosk was originally developed for Great Wolf Resorts and is currently being used at waterparks, resorts, and hotels with PDC's Smart Band® RFID wristbands. This award validates PDC's pioneering efforts of RFID wristband technology in the Leisure and Entertainment markets."

Entries were received from a host of sources nationwide and were open to all companies, not just exhibitors. Each submission was judged solely on the criteria outlined on the awards entry form and reviewed by a panel of seasoned professionals representing firms that have deployed self-service technology, analyst firms, associations and media.

For more information regarding PDC's award winning Smart™ Kiosk, please visit the website at or call 866-403-6526.

About Precision Dynamics

With over 50 years of experience, PDC is the global leader and pacesetter in the development of Auto ID wristband systems for healthcare, leisure and entertainment, and law enforcement. The company introduced the first patient Bar Code ID Wristband, patented Smart Band® Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Wristbands, and PDC Smart Kiosk® Cashless RFID System. PDC is committed to 100% quality in service, design, and manufacturing and has ISO-9001: 2000 and ISO-13485: 2003 certification. For more information, visit

Precision Dynamics Corporation name and logo, Smart Band®, and PDC Smart™ Kiosk are registered trademarks of Precision Dynamics Corporation. All other product names, company names, marks, logos and symbols mentioned herein are trademarks of their respective companies.

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    Adrienne S. Lamm
    Precision Dynamics Corporation
    818.897.1111 x1330
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