Monthly Archives: April 2015

EMV: Speedos Not Included

The metric system. Warm beer. A crazy obsession with soccer. Impossibly tiny male bathing suits. There are some things that Europeans love and we as Americans will just never understand. But whether we understand them or not, restaurants and other retail stores are soon going to have to get on board with another European trend  — EMV (Europay… Read More »

Kiosk Lockdown – Five tools to help you set up a kiosk

A kiosk can serve a multitude of purposes–and with the right apps, setting one up is fast, simple, and affordable. Here are top 5 from TechRepublic.   Source: www.techrepublic.com Kiosks make it easy to display information about your company, allow users to interact with website-driven company directories, get details about products, advertise your products and services, and much… Read More »

iPad Tablet – Apple, IBM to give 5 million iPads to Japanese seniors

Apple, extending its partnership with IBM, will also collaborate on apps to improve the wellness and connectivity of elderly people, starting in Japan. Source: www.cnet.com The iPads will be preloaded with custom apps designed for the elderly by IBM, such as software that provides reminders and alerts about medications, exercise and diet and help accessing community activities, grocery… Read More »

Kiosk Patents – Bipartisan Bill Seeks to Stop Troll Litigation

Patent Kiosk News Legislation introduced by Senate Judiciary Committee that seeks to protect retailers and other businesses from overly litigious patent trolls  The National Retail Federation today welcomed bipartisan patent reform legislation introduced by Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck E. Grassley, R-Iowa, and Ranking Member Patrick J. Leahy, D-Vt., that seeks to protect retailers and other businesses from overly litigious… Read More »

Blood Pressure Kiosks Aren’t for Everyone

Blood Pressure Kiosks Limitations Correct cuff size is critical in measuring blood pressure. FDA is advising consumers that the cuffs on blood pressure kiosks in stores, pharmacies, gyms and other locations don’t fit everyone and might not be accurate for all users. Source: www.fda.gov Here is the link to the PDF — http://www.fda.gov/downloads/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/UCM402316.pdf Post Views: 1,324

Kiosk Security – KIOSK Using Intel Security McAfee

Intel Security today announced they are collaborating with KIOSK Information Systems (KIOSK), the global leader in custom self-service solutions, to provide even better retail kiosk security options. KIOSK provides licensing options for deployers to secure their self-service retail platforms with Intel® Security’s McAfee Integrity Control™ technology before shipment and installation, enabling safer connected Internet of Things (IoT) devices… Read More »

Photo kiosk – Hewlett-Packard to Sell Snapfish Operation to District Photo

Hewlett-Packard Co. said it would sell its Snapfish photo-sharing site toDistrict Photo, part of the computer maker’s plan to refocus operations as it splits in two. Source: www.bloomberg.com Snapfish works with retailers to help consumers store, share and print photos online. District Photo, which is based in Beltsville, Maryland, handles digital printing for business and other customers. Terms… Read More »

Kiosk Management

KioWare kiosk software – kiosk browser software that secures windows in a lockdown kiosk mode. Free trial available. Source: www.kioware.com New offering from KioWare is Remote Management Services. You can either host your own server in your network, or use KioWare cloud services.  Android and Windows clients supported. Cool! Post Views: 1,390

Thin Client – 3 ways Chromeboxes used for digital signage

Chromeboxes help businesses and schools update employees and students with timely information and create a sense of community. To learn more about using Chromebox for digital signage and how it can help your business or school work smarter, join Chrome Live on April 22.  Source: googleforwork.blogspot.com Schools and universities across the country use digital signage to share announcements, news and… Read More »

HIMSS : Robots, wearables and future of healthcare kiosks

Investors, entrepreneurs and physicians at HIMSS tried to see the future through a stethoscope. Source: www.chicagotribune.com Telehealth was a big factor. Also what to do with patient generated data. “The ‘quantified self’ movement has created millions and billions of data points around consumer health that just didn’t exist a while ago,“ he said. “I think we’re finding that… Read More »

Healthcare Kiosks 101

From anxiety over test results to anxiousness while sitting in a hospital bed, patients need every tool possible to help relieve stress. One of these tools that can make the process of hospital visits easier are health care kiosks. Source: www.kioskmarketplace.com Post Views: 921

Airport Kiosks – BWI To Enable Some To Bypass Security

Airport Kiosk News Imagine a faster way to zip through airport security lines. One company has a new piece of technology that allows passengers to bypass security gates altogether. Source: baltimore.cbslocal.com More Information Airport Kiosk – FTE Trade Show In Vegas Storm Interface & Future Travel Experience (FTE) By Craig Keefner — See Storm’s entire range of Assistive… Read More »

Airport touchscreen kiosk provides info on sister cities

A gathering of city, business and airport officials was proof the Sister City initiative remains active in the Summit City. A Friday event … Source: www.journalgazette.net A Friday event at Fort Wayne International Airport unveiled a touch-screen kiosk that provides travelers and others information about Takaoka, Japan; Gera, Germany; Plock, Poland; and Taizhou, China.A Friday event at Fort… Read More »

Chromebook Kiosk Mode by Chrome Live

Chrome browser. Chromebooks. Chromeboxes. Chrome has evolved to offer secure, customizable, and easily manageable devices and apps for today’s business. Join us online to learn how web-based solutions can help maximize your company’s productivity. Source: atmosphere.withgoogle.com Post Views: 992

Automated Passport Kiosk Control: A Smarter Way to Travel Internationally

Automated Passport Kiosks Automated passport control is just one of the technologies airports are implementing to make international travel easier for passengers. Source: www.burnsmcdblog.com Recent News The New York Times  Your Face Is, or Will Be, Your Boarding Pass  Returning from Iceland to Chicago O’Hare International Airport in October, I approached the airport kiosk that normally scans your passport Yahoo… Read More »

Uber’s Breathalyzer Kiosk

A marketing stunt by Uber’s Toronto-based team appears to be going down well with the folk there, but hey, it involves free rides, so what’s not to like? The company’s marketing team clearly enjoys coming up with novel ideas to grab the headlines – in 2013 it teamed up with Home Depot to deliver Christmas trees direct to… Read More »

West Marine Launches Digital Signage by DT Research

The world’s largest specialty retailer of boating supplies and accessories creates digital signage and information kiosk system with signage appliances and content management software from DT Research. Source: www.digitalsignagetoday.com West Marine chose the SA3000 digital signage appliance from DT Research, combined with 24″ touchscreen displays to create the West Advisor, in-store kiosks with product details and video-based buyer’s… Read More »