Apple using its iPad 2 as kiosk

May 23, 2011 | by Cherryh Cansler

Retailers have been using iPads as a cheaper way to deploy kiosks, but it looks like Apple is doing the same thing in some of its retail stores.

I came across a couple YouTube videos demonstrating the iPad software   next to Apple products in retail locations.

Each iPad acts as a kiosk allowing customers to explore product features, make product comparisons and summon help from sales associates.

Is the "iPad kiosk" a good option for retailers? Leave your comments below.


Topics: Interactive / Touchscreen , Kiosk Design , Retail

Cherryh Cansler / Before joining Networld Media Group as director of Editorial, where she oversees Networld Media Group's nine B2B publications, Cherryh Cansler served as Content Specialist at Barkley ad agency in Kansas City. Throughout her 17-year career as a journalist, she's written about a variety of topics, ranging from the restaurant industry and technology to health and fitness. Her byline has appeared in a number of newspapers, magazines and websites, including Forbes, The Kansas City Star and American Fitness magazine. She also serves as the managing editor for
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