Microsemi unveils human-machine-interface kit for touchscreen displays

Semiconductor solutions company Microsemi Corp. has partnered with IP design house Mikroprojekt to roll out a human-machine-interface kit for touchscreen displays.

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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.

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.

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Reliance Jio Infocomm rolling out 1 million battery recharge kiosks

Broadband Internet provider plans to roll out battery recharge kiosks and connectivity outlets to increase subscribers.

Bill-payment kiosk manufacturer rolls out power-outage battery solution

Battery Backup Power Inc. has partnered with Parlan Kiosk Solutions to provide a bill-payment kiosk solution for power outages.

Maclocks announces new iPad enclosure

Kiosk manufacturer Maclocks has announced the release of its latest iPad enclosure, the Rokku iPad Enclosure Kiosk.

Fujitsu delivers new thermal printer series

Fujitsu Components America Inc. has released a new low profile 24V thermal printer, called the FTP 6xGMCL series.

Post office trials robotic pharmacy kiosk in Scotland

Aberdeenshire, Scotland is beginning a trial with a robotic pharmacy kiosk which allows users to talk to a pharmacist remotely and have their prescriptions dispensed to them.

ARCA software development platform integrates with kiosk hardware

Kiosk software developer ARCA has announced that its self-service software development platform, Envoy, is now integrated with Crane Payment Innovation's bill-payment kiosks.

Georgia Dept of Driver Services piloting digital signage and kiosk tech

Norcross branch installs new kiosks and digital signage to improve customer experience.

Parking kiosks integrate Apple Pay

Parking kiosk manufacturer Cale plans to integrate Apple Pay for its Cale WebTerminal kiosks.

Tryten Technologies rolls out iPad kiosk station

Tablet kiosk manufacturer Tryten Technologies has released its new Liberty iPad kiosk, designed to provide a balance between security and convenience, according to a Tryten press release.

FlatFrog showcases 'world's first' touch tech at InfoComm15

Touchscreen digital signage provider FlatFrog demonstrated at this year's InfoComm in Orlando, Florida, what it says is "the world's first" mass production commercially ready InGlass Touch for large-format displays (23-110 inches), according to the company's website.

Peerless-AV showcases full lineup of wireless, mounting, digital signage and kiosk solutions at InfoComm15

Audio and video solutions and accessories provider Peerless‐AV showcased a wide variety of its products at this year's InfoComm in Orlando, Florida, at its Daytona 500‐themed booth.

Visualplanet releases customizable touchfoil for multitouch kiosks

Touch-sensor developer visualplanet has released its latest touchfoil, which will allow manufacturers to create multitouch screens for kiosks.

SanDisk intros new solid-state drive for digital signage, kiosk OEMs

SanDisk Corp., a global provider of flash storage solutions, has introduced its new SanDisk Z400s SSD, a cost-effective solid-state drive designed to replace hard-disk drives in computing platforms and embedded applications such as digital signage.

AML intros Phoenix mini kiosks

New range of kiosks aimed at providing range of benefits, from enhancing customer shopping experiences to increasing operational efficiencies in the supply chain.

Digital signage firm media mea intros new MEDi Digital Totem

Digital signage kiosk is designed to be rugged enough for deployment in busy public settings such as malls, larger retailers, airports, campuses and convention centers, with a Corning Gorilla Glass protective face, IP66 waterproofing and rugged structural materials, the company said.

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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.