Crime-reporting kiosk and app launched in India for crimes against women

In an effort to establish safety for the women of Andrha Pradesh, India, Deputy Chief Minister and Home Minister N. Chinarajappa and Director-General of Police J.V. Ramudu launched the Instant Complaint Login Internet Kiosk, or iClik, center and the "Abhayam-safety for sure" mobile application pilot program.

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Dramatically increase a kiosk application's performance with local caching, pt I

In the first part of this two-part series we'll cover the benefits of caching data locally on a kiosk, the sort of data you'll want to cache and some helpful tips.

Out with the old and, eventually, in with the new: self-service and the changing payments landscape

Is there a way to strike a balance – a way to effectively utilize new technology and enhance the consumer experience, all the while blazing a technological trail?

5 tips for creating massively scalable kiosk applications

Scalable design doesn't happen by accident -- it requires careful planning and an upfront time investment.

Heart of the matter

How kiosks have enabled the Halle Heart Children’s Museum in Tempe, Arizona, to open wide its doors to the public.

How to Design a Responsive Kiosk User Interface - Part 1

If your kiosk's user interface appears sluggish, you can expect your customers will opt for interacting with a cashier, which defeats the purpose of having a self-service kiosk.

Bring the courts to the people with kiosks

Court kiosks help courts and government agencies do more with less.

How to prevent the hacking of kiosk applications

Strategies to help you improve the security of your kiosk applications.

PCI compliance essential for kiosk operators

Kiosks have to comply with PCI DSS to protect cardholder information from hackers; non-compliance could be costly.

Pot payment kiosks cropping up like weeds

Kiosk vendors could grow profits from medical marijuana industry.

Clover Station takes on tablet POS market

The payment processor First Data acquired Clover and the loyalty platform Perka as part of its market growth strategy.

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Bouncepad upgrades tablet support line 'to meet the demand for tablets in the business world'

Bouncepad, provider of table and kiosk enclosures, announced an upgrade to its product line to support enterprise-friendly tablets for use in public spaces.

Medbox unveils new directors, advisory committee

Founder and majority shareholder P. Vincent Mehdizadeh of Los Angeles-based pharmacy kiosk company Medbox Inc. filed a written consent action with the Securities and Exchange Commission to add four new directors to the company with experience in consulting, technology and security.

Star Micronics offers range of Bluetooth printing solutions

International POS printer manufacturer Star Micronics has extended its range of iOS and Android compatible mobile and desktop printers to offer a portfolio of Bluetooth POS printing solutions and accessories.

USA Inc. releases latest kiosk, ATM antennas

San Diego-based USA, Inc., a provider of antenna solutions to the M2M and IoT market, launched two new 2x2 LTE MIMO antennas.

Axiomtek intros fanless touch-panel PC for kiosks

Axiomtek introduced its new slim-type fanless touch-panel computer, the GOT3156T-834, that supports the 22nm Technology Intel Atom.

Posiflex to feature tablet system at NRF show

Posiflex USA announced the company will unveil the MT4008 mobile eight-inch tablet system for its touch screen terminal portfolio at the NRF Big Show 2015.

Key-duplicating minuteKEY kiosks expand to 2,500 locations

Self-service key-duplicating kiosk company minuteKEY announced it has expanded to 2,500 locations in the U.S. and Canada.

Meridian sensors to detect inventory shortages

Self-service kiosk manufacturer Meridian announced that it is launching two separate projects with Mzero Remote Sensor prototypes.

Oklahoma jail books POS kiosk, cloud solution

Cloud solutions provider of inmate management network systems Lattice Incorporated has signed a contract with Pawhuska, Oklahoma, Osage County Jail to install its Integrated Corrections Operating Network platform.

Logic Supply releases latest IPC player

Industrial and embedded computing provider Logic Supply has introduced its new IPC player, Cincoze.

Hertz demos car rental kiosk at SEMA

The Hertz Corporation is scheduled to demonstrate its new web-based portal, the HIRS for Repair Shops, at the 2014 Specialty Equipment Market Association.

Advanced Kiosks intros Countertop Kiosk

Franklin, New Hampshire-based self-service kiosk manufacturer Advanced Kiosks announced the latest addition to its hardware product line, the Countertop Kiosk.

PaySign kiosks deployed at B Positive National Blood Services

B Positive National Blood Services has selected 3PEA International Inc., provider of prepaid card programs and services, for its PaySign prepaid solution.

Axiomtek intros Intel Atom SoC fanless embedded box system

New SoC device aimed at digital signage, kiosk markets.

Apploi's #Million4Christmas kiosk campaign to connect 1M to jobs by Christmas

The city of Baltimore, Maryland has launched a job kiosk pilot program at the Central Library/State Library Resource Center and at two career centers.

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Kiosks can have many hardware components that all need to be durable and reliable. In addition to a CPU and a monitor, your kiosk might have a receipt printer, card reader, barcode scanner, keyboard, cash acceptor/dispenser or other device.