Know Your Total Cost of Ownership

Avoid hidden fees and costs associated with kiosk manufacturing by knowing the facts.

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Sponsor: CSA Self-Service Solutions


Sankyo Secure Card Reader ICM330-3R9170

Sankyo Secure Card Reader ICM330-3R9170

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Sponsor: Nidec Sankyo America Corporation


Making ADA Compliance Easy with Video Walls

Setting up a video wall can raise some unexpected ADA issues, but developments in mounting techniques are making the process easier.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Peerless-AV


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Keeping your outdoor kiosk cozy in the winter

The weather outside is frightful, and the kiosk is slowly dying, and since it has no place to go, let it snow, let it snow. Fortunately, there are a few ways to prevent your kiosk from the triple threat of snow, hail and ice this winter.

Small changes make a big impact

Sustainability, energy efficiency and social responsibility have long been hot topics in the retailing industry. As retailers continue to look for smart solutions, kiosk manufacturers have the opportunity to make smart changes to their products that reduce negative impacts on the environment and appeal to earth-conscious consumers.

Predicting the future of kiosks

The first kiosk debuted at a university in the 1970s, before Windows was even created. Kiosks have had an interesting past, and with the onset of marijuana and medicine kiosks, its future may prove equally interesting.

Choosing and sourcing quality kiosk components part 2

Last time, we discussed how to choose the right kiosk components for a project. This week, we conclude with the second stage of kiosk development and component selection: sourcing the actual components to be used in the final design, and the choices that will need to be made around these decisions.

Kiosk printers move to 3D

Until recently, kiosk printers were limited to receipts and other 2D items. Now, the sky is the limit with 3D printing enabling countless possibilities from toys to prosthetic limbs.

The omnichannel imperative

In a panel discussion at the ATM & Mobile Summit, bankers spoke about the role of omnichannel and how it is driving companies to develop a more seamless customer experience.

Wi-Fi vs. Cellular: Kiosk connections in review

You have manufactured the ideal wireless kiosk for your market. You have done all your research and selected the ideal retail spot to drive traffic. Yet, there is still one critical detail left, what type of Internet connection will you choose?

Choosing and sourcing quality kiosk components

The decision to design and manufacture a new kiosk for your business isn’t generally one made lightly. You need to know just what aspects of component selection and sourcing are most critical, and know how to best utilize this knowledge to make the process seamless and just as importantly, painless, for your clients.

How NFC tech can improve your kiosk

As NFC phones become the norm, it is allowing for the implementation of new features and functions in interactive kiosks that give kiosk operators the ability to provide greater levels of convenience and interactivity never before seen.

Kiosks save drowned phones

When it comes to reviving drowned cellphones, kiosks may hold the answer.

Building toys with 3D printing kiosks

From prosthetic limbs to organ replacement, the possibilities for 3-D printers seem endless, yet one area 3-D printing is about to explode is in the manufacturing business. This is particularly true in toy manufacturing with PieceMakers’ new 3-D printing kiosk called the PieceMaker Factory.

Paul Price to keynote Interactive Customer Experience Summit

Paul Price, CEO of marketing technology company Creative Realities, will offer ICX Summit attendees his expert insights and real-world examples for putting the 'wow factor' into the customer experience.

Five pitfalls to avoid when dispensing cash

Dispensing bills greatly increases the complexity of the device and the logic required by your kiosk application in order to gracefully complete a cash transaction.

Three technologies set to change self-service in 2015

From beacons to bitcoin, these technologies are poised to make a major impact on self-service in the coming months.

Dramatically increase a kiosk application's performance with local caching, pt. 2

In the second part of this two-part series I'll cover a couple of cool options for persistent local storage in the Web browser. In part one I covered the benefits of caching data locally on a kiosk, the sort of data you'll want to cache and some helpful tips for caching.

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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.

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