The Best Kiosks Share these Five Traits

The most effective kiosks have found harmony in engineering, art, and pragmatism. Naturally, this presents the question of what precisely defines a great kiosk.

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The IT Specialists Guide to Self-Service Technology

This is an abridged guide for Information Technology (IT) professionals working with an industry (healthcare, human resources, education, etc.) that is looking to deploy a self-service kiosk or solution in their facility.

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7 Facts about Thermal Paper

We have collected an assortment of facts about thermal paper that inspire you to forgo digital receipts and continue to hoard these ghosts of money that once belonged to us.

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Redefining automated retailing part 3: Digital signage options for kiosks

The use of full motion video, music and/or voice track, stylized text and artistic presentation can provide unequalled content for automated retailing.

Cellomat mobile phone repair service kiosk comes to the US

The Cellomat offers an example of how kiosks can play a support role in the expanding mobile communications economy.

Kiosk Marketplace to publish comprehensive industry report, seeks your input

Kiosk Marketplace is seeking help from its readers in publishing an annual report called the Kiosk Marketplace Census that will provide statistics on the industry’s size and scope.

Roly Poly Sandwiches franchisee pioneers self-order kiosks

Matt Macke was intrigued when a customer suggest he offer self-order kiosks. As a result, he has played a role in helping a kiosk manufacturer develop one for small restaurants.

Biometric technology Part 3: Consumer acceptance grows as kiosk industry weighs its options

The kiosk industry recognizes the benefits biometric technology provides, but manufacturers are looking for improvements in reliability, integration with existing software, cost and user acceptance.

Biometric technology Part 2: Clear's identity screening at airports paves way for more applications

Clear, a technology company authorized by the government to provide biometric identity screening at airports, has expanded to 23 U.S airports, marking one of the most visible signs of consumer acceptance of the technology to date.

Biometric identity verification unleashes new roles for kiosks (Part 1)

The rapid expansion of biometric technology will create new opportunities for self-serve kiosks to play a bigger role in verticals where identification verification is critical.

How Can Kiosks Help Your Business? A Look Into Custom Kiosk Design

While some businesses are able to meet their specific goals with out-of-the-box solutions, many businesses need a solution as unique as their service or product. Custom kiosk design helps these businesses create a fully customized self-service solution to fit the use case.

Expanding digital signage capabilities drive growth for outdoor interactive kiosks

Interactive kiosks are providing outdoor environments with new ways to promote their offerings as well as new revenue opportunities in the form of paid digital advertising.

Self-order kiosks make a big splash at NRA Show

Restaurants are driving much of the kiosk industry's growth, including partnerships among kiosk providers and POS software specialists.

Technology fuels demand for industrial supply distribution systems, part 2: computer peripherals

As more companies provide employees with computers, managing computer peripherals has become a growing sector for providers of worksite product distribution.

Technology fuels demand for industrial supply distribution systems, part 1

Technology developed in the kiosk industry has application in inventory control and distribution, a market that is rapidly expanding worldwide.

EMV’s impact on kiosk owners, part 2; merchant operators have time to comply

Recognizing merchants have encountered difficulty integrating EMV compliant payment equipment, credit card issuers have postponed chargebacks for fraudulent purchases on non-compliant equipment. Compliance, however, will benefit all parties by reducing credit card fraud.

203 vs. 300 DPI for printers: an updated guide

Switching from 203 to 300 DPI is based on the specific user need. An expert reviews the key considerations that determine which DPI best suits your application.

EMV’s impact on kiosk owners, part 1

The US trails other markets in converting to the more secure EMV protocol for equipment that accepts credit cards. Credit card brands have issued cards with electronic chips, but adoption of EMV compliant equipment has not kept pace with consumers.

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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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