Kiosk Manufacturer Association

January 2019 Self-Service Perspective

The best kiosk manufacturer resource with +350 kiosk companies involved in self-service kiosk industry. Here are the main members plus the free industry list.

Recent News Picks:


NRF New York 2019 & KMA – KMA was in booth 1725 at the big show. Stop by and visit. We will be taking free registration for the Retail Advisory Council. Included at our booth will be Appetize one of the premier QSR software companies as well as new retail tablet shopper applications recently deployed by FAO Schwartz.  Slideshow and writeup coming!

Market Research Report by Frost and Sullivan Released — new report on market size and drivers. Included is some excerpts not normally available.  Article link.

Facial Recognition Software off-the-shelf comes to the Windows platform. New integration by KioWare released which provides facial recognition for multiple application. Article link.

ADA News

Be sure and review our writeup on our recent meeting with the U.S. Access Board. One of the highlights is voice ordering.

Smart City News – available for download is the Smart Cities and Counties data report.  This report takes a comprehensive look at nearly 300 different smart solutions being purchased, reflecting over 70,000 purchases in the last three years, with the majority (59%) coming from cities and a sizable 41% originating from counties. Profiled are the various types of purchases involved, who is making them, which governments are out-ranking others, and what trends are leading in this space. Also recent RFP for Columbia, South Carolina.

KMA Website – the website for the Kiosk Manufacturer Association has been launched.  Check out the ADA FAQ.

Newest Kiosk Manufacturer Members and Sponsors

  • Parabit Systems — Parabit is a full-service engineering, design, integration, and manufacturing company located in the heart of Long Island, just 30 minutes from New York City.
  • Stego USA – STEGO offers Thermal Management solutions to protect sensitive parts in enclosures and other installations from corrosion and malfunctions
  • Intel Corporation – Intel, CIVIQ Smartscapes, and Intersection joined forces to deploy the On the Go Travel Station*, a dynamic public kiosk funded through targeted advertising that provides a wealth of information to riders at New York City subway stations.
  • LG MRI — is the market leader in the design and manufacture of digital outdoor LCD display solutions used in public venues for advertising and wayfinding
  • Renewing Sponsor – Frank Mayer and Associates, Inc.
  • Renewing Sponsor – Pyramid
  • Renewing Sponsor – Storm Interface
  • Renewing Member – Tokenworks

Editor Picks

Kiosk definition for the day

Kiosk – publicly accessible terminal station for information retrieval or transaction. Typically electronic.  For contrast there are RMUs which are Remote Merchanding Units.  The “kiosk” at the airport selling BOSE headphones e.g.  That is a structure, not a terminal or station.

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Kiosk Industry is a global, cause-based, not-for-profit organization focused on better self-service for customers and employees through kiosks and information technology (IT). Kiosk Industry Association leads the efforts to optimize self-service engagements and engagement outcomes using information technology such as kiosks as well as implementing standards such as ADA and EMV.

The kioskindustry website promotes the general industry via news and information and we have been doing this since 1995.

Our association site is and that site is purely focused on the Association.

Our LinkedIn kiosk industry group is comprised of over 1,800 qualified members from all over the world (we are international).  It’s free to join the group on LinkedIn.  Keep up with latest on our Twitter and our Facebook.  See the latest images and pictures on Pinterest.  Visit our free Kiosk Industry list of over 300 companies (and submit your own for free listing).

Read more in our brochure KMA brochure for NRF

Our Advisory Board participants are listed here on Listly.


Kiosk Manufacturers Promoting Self-Service