Logic Supply releases latest thin client system

Logic Supply has unveiled a new ultra-compact Thin Mini-ITX computer, designed for data acquisition, thin client and an array of applications.

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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.

Usability testing: Asking the right questions

You don't know what you don't know. In a previous post, we discuss the value and need for testing the usability of your kiosks. If you are conducting usability testing via either observation of users or artificially staged research, you are ahead of the game.

Add an iPad kiosk to your tradeshow exhibit in 5 steps

You're in charge of adding a tablet to your exhibit booth. Sure it sounds easy, until you realize the many options that are available to you.

Busted: 5 myths about kiosks

Do kiosks kill jobs? Frank Olea puts to rest some common myths about self-service machines.

Self-service spotlight at CES 2014

This year's Consumer Electronics Show offers up some new tech with implications for kiosks and self-service.

Enhancing security in next-gen kiosk designs

Providers are investing in new technologies that provide a 'bigger picture' perspective into their self-service operations.

Innovations in kiosk manufacturing

For years, Olea Kiosks has been manufacturing digital kiosks for customers around the world. Most of our kiosk parts were fabricated by outside vendors and welded by us, and recently, we made some upgrades to our manufacturing equipment by adding a brand new state-of-the-art Amada CNC laser machine.

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Meridian names new senior VP of sales

Aberdeen, North Carolina kiosk manufacturer Meridian has named Richard 'Buck' Warren as Senior Vice President of Sales.

Slabb intros three kiosk models

Slabb Inc. recently launched three new kiosk models that are ADA compliant, CE compliant, UL certified and vandal-resistant,

Solar-powered kiosks bring electricity to underdeveloped countries

Amsterdam-based digital security provider Gemalto is delivering M2M connectivity to its solar powered SOLARKIOSK.

Txcom intros thermal printer

Le Plessis-Robinson, France-based designing, manufacturing and marketing communication provider TXcom has introduced its latest kiosk printer.

Touch sensor firm Zytronic extends North American channel, adds Priconics to partner network

Zytronic, specialist developer of dual- and multitouch PCT touch sensors, has added Priconics to its network of North American representatives, the company announced.

Hotels check into kiosks to meet guests' technological demands

Two hotel brands, both part of the GLH Hotels Management Group in the U.K., recently deployed a kiosk solution across their more than 30 hotels. Guoman and Thistle hotels identified a need for greater technology access among visitors.

Elo expands zero-bezel touch technology portfolio for digital signage and kiosks

Elo Touch Solutions, a portfolio company of The Gores Group that bills itself as "the original inventor of touchscreen technology," today expanded its zero-bezel touch technology portfolio with the IntelliTouch Pro projected capacitive solution, according to a company announcement. Elo's...

Redbox to remove 500 DVD kiosks

Redbox is to remove over 500 DVD rental kiosks in the U.S. during 2014, The Wall Street Journal reports. According to The Journal, Redbox, which is owned by Outerwall, installed more than 40,000 DVD rental kiosks in grocery stores, 7-Elevens and Walmarts in the last seven years.

Cryptera launches MPS 8000 kiosk payment system

Cryptera, a Copenhagen, Denmark-based secure payment technology vendor, has launched the Cryptera MPS 8000 Modular Payment System. The company said the Cryptera MPS 8000 is designed to give kiosk manufacturers the ability to customize the interface of their machines while...

AMD intros second-gen R-series APU and CPU family for digital signage and kiosks

AMD today announced the second-generation AMD Embedded R-series APU and CPU family — previously codenamed "Bald Eagle" — for embedded applications. The new solutions are targeted at gaming machines, medical imaging, digital signage, industrial control and automation, communications and networking...

Axiomtek launches new new fanless embedded box computer for digital signage and kiosks

Axiomtek, designers and manufacturers of PC-based industrial computer products, has launched the eBOX635-881-FL, its new fanless embedded box computer utilizing a fourth-generation Intel Core i7/i5/i3 and Intel Celeron processor with Intel H81 chipset, the company announced. The light-but-compact eBOX635-881-FL comes...

VendScreen adds Verizon as carrier for retrofit 3G devices

VendScreen, a manufacturer of payment touchscreens for vending machines, has added Verizon Wireless as an available cellular carrier for the retrofit 3G devices it has installed on vending machines across the U.S. Previously, all VendScreen 3G devices exclusively accessed Sprint’s...

AVT launches vending machine parts website

Corona, California-based AVT has launched www.avtparts.com, a website that allows vending machine owners, operators and field technicians to find and purchase replacement parts for their systems, 24-hours a day. The website also features new, used and refurbished complete systems for...

Pilot finds new touchscreens increase kiosk sales

Adding touchscreens to snack-dispensing kiosks increases sales, according to a pilot by VendScreen, a Portland, Ore.-based provider of retrofit touchscreens. Touchscreen devices for ordering and making payments show a return on investment in nine months, VendScreen claims. The company's devices...

Breakroom Provisions, ECR Software, USA Technologies partner for self-service corporate vending

A single cashless payment and rewards program across all kiosks, vending machines and POS terminals in a corporate facility is being offered by micro market vendor Breakroom Provisions in partnership with automation technology provider ECR Software and payment technology vendor...

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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.