Armodilo to showcase interactive tablet kiosk during Las Vegas trade show

Armodilo will be featuring its new tablet display products, Sphere and AURA, at the upcoming GlobalShop show in Las Vegas, the company announced in a press release. Sphere is a point-of-purchase tablet designed for retail environments and AURA is designed...

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Cincinnati Chevy dealer drives the tablet trend forward

Kiosks utilizing Microsoft Surface Pro tablets created an engaging showroom environment.

Top 5 ways tablet kiosks convert showroomers to customers

Retailers need to find new ways to surprise and delight showrooming store visitors. One way to engage and entertain them is with affordable tablet kiosks, saving them time and providing rewards like unique in-store specials, activities and loyalty benefits. Affordable and portable tablet kiosks are an easy way to engage showrooming store visitors.

The top 5 reasons to deploy a tablet kiosk

The widespread adoption of tablet computers has changed the way consumers engage with companies in every type of business. No longer passively waiting for product information from employees, consumers have taken back control of their own purchase and service research...

The iPad kiosk debate continues

After reviewing the responses to my last blog, I thought it might be better to compile my responses into a new blog rather than address each comment separately in the comments section. I'm going to try to cover the most salient comments below.

Why Penn's wine kiosk failed: Part 2

In this series, we have been discussing why the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board's Wine Kiosk project failed. In this post, we will focus on the more than 1,000 kiosk malfunctions that served as a critical blow to the project. Complex kiosk system First, let's discuss the process of the wine kiosks.

iPad kiosks: The cheap, unreliable kiosk solution

My company has been experimenting with iPad kiosks for about a year now, because we wanted to test the feasibility of using them for streamlined kiosk projects that, if successful, could pave the way for an easy to replace all-in-one...

Department store deploys Olea kiosks

Bon-Ton has placed more than 100 kiosks throughout its stores to engage customers.

Scoring a homerun with self-service

As I've worked with retailers on self-service strategy, I find that sometimes people become so focused on the technology that they miss the obvious. For self-service to be successful and highly adopted it has to have a triple value promise to customers, the business and the employees.

Why tablets can't fully replace stand-alone kiosks

Tablet kiosks are becoming popular, and business owners naturally want to catch up on the trends. But tablet kiosks aren't the fix-all that businesses would like them to be, and they have several built-in limitations that aren't immediately noticeable. Before...

Ipad kiosks giving bank a trendy vibe

Self-service technology helps customers conduct banking and work presentations in a laid-back setting.

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ArmorActive enclosure line incorporates new tablets

ArmorActive has recently expanded its Full Metal Jacket product line to provide a secure solution for the Apple iPad mini, Samsung Galaxy Tab/Pro, and Google Nexus 7, according to a company news release. "Expanding our Full Metal Jacket line is our response to the overwhelming demand for the enclosure," said Benton Paul, VP of product development.

Armodilo to showcase new tablet kiosk stands at DSE14

Armodilo announced that it will showcase its new tablet stands, Sphere and AURA, during the upcoming Digital Signage Expo in Las Vegas. The company said Sphere is designed for point-of-purchase use, while AURA is being marketed as a brandable kiosk. "Sphere is our new point-of-purchase display system designed specifically for retail environments.

Hawaiian Airlines uses iPad kiosks for room scheduling

ArmorActive announced that Hawaiian Airlines has implemented its iPad enclosure solution for conference room scheduling. The self-serve system uses the EventBoard Pro room scheduling app that is compatible with most email calendar systems. ArmorActive's Door Frame iPad Mini enclosure houses...

Lilitab teams with VeriFone for iPad POS kiosk

Lilitab LLC announced today that it has partnered with VeriFone Systems Inc. on the development of a new Apple MFi-certified self-service payment kiosk, the Lilitab Pro-V. The co-branded payment kiosk incorporates VeriFone's payment technology for secure transactions with Lilitab's patented Lilitab Pro tablet enclosure.

Maclocks plans product launch following Apple event

Apple Inc. is expected to unveil a fifth-generation iPad and second-generation iPad Mini at its fall product event today at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco — spurring a simultaneous launch of iPad kiosk enclosures and...

Image Manufacturing Group completes acquisition of Creative Kiosk

Image Manufacturing Group has announced the completion of the full integration of the Creative Kiosk brand, following the acquisition of the company in June 2012 as part of an effort to expand its suite of solutions in the brand-focused signage...

Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame bets on iPad kiosks

Guests of the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame can now learn more about the Volunteer State's sports history through interactive iPad kiosks. With more than 500 individuals honored and more than 500 sports artifacts displayed within the 7,200-square-foot museum, the...

Armodilo to display product range at CETW show

Armodilo has announced that it will showcase its line of iPad kiosks and tablet displays at the upcoming Customer Engagement Technology World show to be held Nov. 6–7 in New York City. CETW is a results-oriented gathering of marketing, strategic,...

Lilitab intros iPad Lightning Connector for tablet kiosks

Lilitab announced its new line of iPad 4th Gen Lightning Connector tablet kiosks with integrated pass-through power. The company said the patented MagDock lock utilizes a snap-in dock for easy head unit installation and removal, all the while securing the...

ArmorActive intros Surface Pro tablet enclosure

Responding to the demands for Microsoft Surface Pro tablet kiosk enclosures, ArmorActive announced the release of the Surface Pro Metal Jacket, featuring a full-size USB 3.0 port. The enclosure also comes with a USB extension adapter, which allows cables to...

Armodilo adds pegboard mount to display line

Capitalizing on the popularity of tablet display solutions, Armodilo announced another mounting option for its line of wall-mountable tablet kiosk enclosures — the PegLockPro. The company said its latest product enables pegboard mounting with the use of a patent-pending security...

iPad kiosk turns receptionist with latest app pairing

Lilitab, a manufacturer of iPad kiosk enclosures, has announced a partnership with TextUs.Biz, developer of the Receptionist app. The companies plan to provide a solution that will connect office visitors with employees. Visitors can check in with their contact from...

BrandMe kiosk solution deployed by Cox Communications

Maclocks today announced the release of its BrandMe kiosk for iPad, a high-profile, secured and modular iPad floor stand with a dedicated one- or two sided-panel area. Cox Communications, the third-largest cable provider in the U.S., is Maclocks' first customer...

Ann Michaels launches customer engagement platform

The customer experience management firm Ann Michaels & Associates announced the launch of two new services that will be showcased at the National Restaurant Association Show in Chicago this month. The Customer Engagement Console (CEC) is a tablet-based kiosk that...

Spartadata intros iPad kiosk enclosures

Spartadata announced the launch of its iPad Kiosk Pro with swiper enclosure. The company said the flexible, modular design is compatible with all iPad generations. As an open source integrator, the company's website allows users to tap into the SDK to harness the card reader functionality and build it into their own app.

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Creating the right kiosk enclosure involves evaluating materials - including metal, wood, plastic, glass, and fiberglass - for both functionality and aesthetics. Issues such as location, accessibility and cost can dictate which enclosure is best.