Self-Storage Kiosks


  • Insomniac 800
    Phoenix-based OpenTech Alliance Inc. unveiled its Insomniac 800 self-storage kiosk designed specifically for indoor vestibules, rental offices or high-traffic areas. ...More
    November 14, 2007 Posted in News, Technology
  • OpenTech Releases Statistics on Self-Storage Kiosk Use
    OpenTech Alliance Inc., developer of the INSOMNIAC self-storage kiosk, released detailed kiosk-usage numbers for the first six months of 2007. ...More
    August 8, 2007 Posted in News, Technology
  • Zippi and OpenTech Provide Kiosks at Storage Facilities to Promote Online Sales
    Zippi Networks Inc. and OpenTech Alliance Inc. have partnered to provide kiosks at select self-storage facilities that allow customers to sell their unwanted items online. ...More
    July 30, 2007 Posted in News, Technology
  • Simply Self Storage Places INSOMNIAC Kiosks in Shopping Malls to Draw Customers
    OB Cos./Simply Self Storage is taking an innovative approach to customer acquisition by placing INSOMNIAC self-storage kiosks, produced by Opentech Alliance Inc., in several shopping malls. ...More
    July 26, 2007 Posted in News, Technology
  • The 5 Ps of Self-Service Kiosks
    Nowadays, self-service kiosks and self-checkout is everywhere. Know it or not, a similar self-service phenomenon is occurring in the self-storage industry. Did you know: 95 percent of gas stations now have pay-at-the-pump payment terminals? More than 65 percent of U.S. ...More
    May 1, 2007 Curtis Sojka Posted in Articles, Technology
  • eMove Joins OpenTech Alliance Partner Program
    eMove, a subsidiary of U-Haul International, joined the OpenTech Alliance Partner Program; and OpenTech’s Insomniac self-storage kiosk is available for eMove affiliates using WebSelfStorage management software. ...More
    April 24, 2007 Posted in News, Technology
  • Convert to Remote Management With Kiosks
    A new type of self-storage conversion has appeared upon the horizon of possibilities. Forget modifying an office building into self-storage, or converting an older facility to climate control. Instead of reshaping steel and concrete, today’s conversions can mean remote ...More
    April 2, 2007 Curtis Sojka Posted in Articles, Technology
  • Facility Spotlight: Cornville Country Storage
    When Isaac Asimov wrote I Robot in 1959, he portrayed a future where artificial intelligence relieved humans of the day-to-day drudgery of life. Although not quite a robot, a talking self-serve kiosk is driving the success of two newcomers to the storage industry. Michelle ...More
    April 2, 2007 Elaine Foxwell Posted in Articles, Technology
  • Table of Contents - April 2007
    Management Companies:Who, What and Why Understand your options—and if you can make more money. By Mel Holsinger 10 Reasons to Hire Management Experts Avoid costly mistakes by using experienced fee management from the beginning. By Linnea Appleby Escape the Day-to-Day ...More
    April 2, 2007 Posted in Articles, Technology
  • The Modern Storage Employee
    Technological advancements have changed the employment scene in the self-storage industry. The tools we use to conduct business are constantly evolving, requiring us to hire individuals with varied skill sets. When was the last time you had to hire someone to run your ...More
    December 1, 2006 Ray McRae Posted in Articles, Technology