Microcom 485TM Thermal Kiosk Printer

Microcom 485TM Thermal Kiosk Printer

The 485TM 4" kiosk printer is a dependable solution for many unattended kiosk applications.

Type: Fact Sheet

Sponsor: Microcom Corporation


The Best Kiosks Share these Five Traits

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.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Pyramid Technologies Inc.


Microcom 814M (USB/Ethernet) 8

Microcom 814M (USB/Ethernet) 8" Thermal Kiosk Printer

The 814M is Microcom Corporation's 8" wide kiosk printer that handles A4 and Letter sized media. 

Type: Fact Sheet

Sponsor: Microcom Corporation


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Top Tips to Help Users Love Self Service

Top Tips to Help Users Love Self Service

Feedback shows us, there are a few things that can be done to ease people through this transition and make that initial interaction easy and quick.

Farmer’s Fridge founder develops his own tools

Farmer’s Fridge founder develops his own tools

Most entrepreneurs in the self-service space rely on commercially available equipment and management software, but Luke Saunders and his team at Farmer's Fridge designed and developed their own kiosk and software.

How Farmer's Fridge changed the meaning of convenience dining

How Farmer's Fridge changed the meaning of convenience dining

The marriage of fresh food with IoT technology has proven to be a winning combination for Farmer's Fridge, a company whose offering presents a refreshing alternative to fast food restaurants and traditional vending.

The Future of Self-Service Technology in the Auto Industry

I was maybe 15 or 16 when I went with my dad to buy the next family car. It was the late 90s, so the purchasing experience was done in that traditional way of which we’ve grown nostalgic. I remember...


NEC gets it right – for display technology, the age of collaboration has arrived

NEC gets it right – for display technology, the age of collaboration has arrived

NEC Display Solutions showcases the fruits of partnerships in its new versatile headquarters and briefing center at a ground breaking open house.

Considerations for museum kiosk design

Considerations for museum kiosk design

Designing an interactive museum kiosk should be an engaging process that ultimately makes the patron's experience more rewarding and delivers a positive return on investment.

New to self-service? How to make the transition easy

New to self-service? How to make the transition easy

While kiosks provide important benefits to a variety of use cases, making that first time investment can be difficult for many decision makers. Experience has shown that the process can be made easier by taking note of considerations that apply to nearly every use case scenario.

Ron Bowers reflects on the high points of kiosk industry history and its future opportunities as he passes the baton

Ron Bowers reflects on the high points of kiosk industry history and its future opportunities as he passes the baton

Retiring after nearly 35 years in the self-service industry, Ron Bowers shares his ideas about the kiosk industry's top accomplishments and its greatest opportunities as consumers expect a more personalized and convenient shopping experience.

Self-order kiosks let loose at National Restaurant Show

Self-order kiosks let loose at National Restaurant Show

The number of self-order kiosks on display at the National Restaurant Show nearly tripled over last year's exhibits as hardware and software manufacturers rush to meet the demand

South Florida pizza truck pioneers self-order kiosk

South Florida pizza truck pioneers self-order kiosk

Pizza truck entrepreneur Bob Stephens reasoned that self-serve kiosks make sense for food trucks, but he had difficulty finding one. He managed to locate a developer who was able to provide a solution for an affordable price.

Three Major Causes of Downtime in Kiosks

Three Major Causes of Downtime in Kiosks

There’s never been a more opportune time to deploy kiosks. Revenue opportunities abound and industry research indicates that consumers often prefer self-service over the traditional option of speaking to an employee. Cinemark Theaters, the third-largest chain in the U.S., has attributed its record-setting concession sales to self-service kiosks.

Force sensing brings intuitive functionality to interactive touchscreen kiosk applications

Force sensing brings intuitive functionality to interactive touchscreen kiosk applications

Kiosk owners can retrofit force sensing by updating the firmware and adapting their application software to respond appropriately.

Limited-service restaurants take the lead with self-order kiosks as technology evolves

Limited-service restaurants take the lead with self-order kiosks as technology evolves

Most observers expect self-service progress to continue in the restaurant space as both kiosk hardware and software evolve to make the ordering experience more intuitive.

Long John Silver’s adds high-definition video, audio to transform menu boards into interactive kiosks

Long John Silver’s adds high-definition video, audio to transform menu boards into interactive kiosks

Long John Silver’s has added high-definition video screens and audio to upgrade its drive-thru menu boards.

Influencer of the Year: Under Armour's Christiana DiMattesa

Influencer of the Year: Under Armour's Christiana DiMattesa

Chrisiana DiMattesa recognized the importance of giving Bostonians a new type of retail experience, leading her to conceptualize a virtual tour of the store prior to its grand opening.

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Poor design can doom any kiosk project. To create an irresistable kiosk, designers must consider form and function. Intelligent kiosk design will consider application, location, form, hardware, and software.

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