February 7, 2001, 12:00 AM

Wal-Mart will deploy 3,000 web kiosks

Wal-Mart will deploy 3,000 NCR Corp. web kiosks by the end of May. Every Wal-Mart store will have a gift registry kiosk near the jewelry department.

Wal-Mart will deploy 3,000 NCR Corp. web kiosks by the end of May. Every Wal-Mart store will have a kiosk. Known within Wal-Mart as Automated Customer Service Machines, the gift registry ACSM will be located near the jewelry department and will enable shoppers to create bridal, baby and/or birthday registries by scanning the items they wish to include. Wal-Mart developed the registry software in cooperation with NCR`s Human Factors Engineers, NCR`s engineering group that assures systems are easy to learn and use.

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