Monthly Archives: July 2020

Kiosk Design 101 – How To Mount Epson desktop printer in a Kiosk

Effective kiosk design comes over years of experience and here is a short video on one of the more common designs: integrating a common desktop POS printer like the Epson T88 into a kiosk. Providing the design tip is Frank Olea, CEO of Olea Kiosks, Inc. one of the largest, if not largest privately owned American kiosk companies.… Read More »

3M Exits Touchscreen Monitor Market

Touch Screen Monitor Suppliers July 30, 2020 Another entry for the kiosk history file as longtime touchscreen manufacturer 3M is exiting the business. We read about it first on Sixteen:Nine who heard it from one of the manufacturers. We confirmed with longtime contacts at 3M since then.  We are sure the other self-service technology division are unaffected and… Read More »

Android Kiosk Mode – Esper Partners with Point Mobile on Android Lifecycle Management

Android KIosk Mode News Bellevue, WA – Esper, a global leader in the Android DevOps space, has announced a partnership with Point Mobile Co., Ltd., one of the world’s fastest-growing manufacturers of rugged, handheld mobile computers. Industrial fleet managers have off-the-shelf access to the industry’s most powerful tools for Android device deployment and management on Point Mobile devices.… Read More »

Antibacterial – Space Needle UV-C gates and other tech

From Geekwire Jul 2020 — By Kurt Schlosser on July 15, 2020 at 10:43 am  Thanks to Ross at QuickMedia Seattle’s iconic Space Needle has invested $1 million in state-of-the-art technologies and safety measures that officials say will allow visitors to soon return to the structure, which has been closed since March 13 because of the health crisis. The initiative,… Read More »

Whitepaper – Wayfinding Changing Dynamics Building Office Layouts by 22Miles

With a large swath of the workforce and students returning to work or campuses, executives are focused on two main areas: safety and agility. This informative white paper explores the topic of the ongoing transformation of the office that is now happening. This transformation is introducing technologies and innovations into our daily lives that are modernizing the world in… Read More »

TEAMSable Releases New Digital Signage Solutions

San Jose, CA – July 16, 2020 – TEAMSable, the leading hardware manufacturer of complete Point-Of-Sale (POS) systems, recently announced the release of their All-In-One Digital Signage solutions. TEAMSable is focused on helping businesses attract customers and to improve their experience. TEAMSable All-In-One Digital Signage solutions are powered by Android and come with high-definition touchscreen monitors, ranging in size… Read More »

Smart City RFP and Digital Signage News & RFPs

Digital Signage Solution News and SmartCity RFPs Smart City RFPs and Digital Signage RFPs go hand-in-hand and lots of cities are looking at new infrastructure.  We track those.  These days that means smart transit, smart transportation, smart lighting, automation, EV vehicles, Self-Driving.  It’s a big basket for sure. Part of IoT trends in self-service. We recommend Smart City… Read More »

Kiosk Product Listings for Coronavirus from KMA Press Release

Kiosk Product Listings for Coronavirus Press release via Yahoo Finance July 2020 The Kiosk Manufacturer Association announces specific product listings for coronavirus-related self-service assistance. Tailored specifically for coronavirus product offerings are the following: Temperature kiosks for screening and fever detection. Over 20 solutions to choose from and they range from less than a $1000 to more than $25K depending… Read More »

Olea Recruits Kiosk Industry Expert Rusty Gaynes to Serve as Director of Strategic Alliances and Partnerships

LOS ANGELES, July 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Olea Kiosks, Inc., a leading provider of innovative self-service kiosk solutions, announces the hiring of channel sales and partnerships industry expert, Rusty Gaynes, as Director of Strategic Alliances and Partnerships. Olea Kiosks has more than 40 years of experience helping companies realize their ambitions deploying self-service solutions, and Gaynes was hired to further develop and… Read More »

Kiosk Webinars

Kiosk Webinars With the pandemic and trade shows basically reduced to virtual tradeshows, webinars are one of the ways that companies continue to communicate. Virtual showrooms, live, are another mechanism being used by companies. Upcoming Webinars [Zebra] Webinar: Innovating with RFID in a Time of Change Thursday, July 30, 1:00PM EST Learn how RFID can fuel business transformation… Read More »

FAQ – Coronavirus Persistence on Inanimate Surfaces

As a service to the community here is paper from Journal of Hospital Infection listing their results on Persistence of coronavirus on inanimate surfaces and their inactivation with biocidal agents. Thanks to Vispero for forwarding the information onto us.  We are also hoping to receive some additional information on powder coat (polymer and paint). Summary Currently, the emergence… Read More »

Research Commentary – Thermal Imaging Research Thermopiles

Informational article on thermopiles and infrared sensors. Includes 2009 report on swine flu and the use of IR arrays by Craig Keefner   Overview There are several companies which are the component manufacturer of infrared thermopile sensors and infrared thermopile arrays. They simply provide the sensor component to manufacturers of devices. E.g. non-contact infrared thermometers like in-ear- and… Read More »

Kiosk Manufacturer Association Temperature Kiosk Public Service Announcement

From PRNewswire Jul2020 — The Kiosk Manufacturer Association (KMA) is issuing a cautionary advisory regarding temperature check kiosks and fever detection kiosks. DENVER, July 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — As government and corporations across the world develop post-COVID-19 action plans for responsibly reopening, some businesses are scrambling to keep up with the demand for thermal cameras, which many believe can help… Read More »

Room Scheduling – 22Miles Partnership with Crestron

Digital Signage and Wayfinding News 22Miles Leading Automation and Control Solutions company joins with the Digital Signage and Wayfinding technology provider 22Miles to provide customers with flexible integration. Milpitas, CA – July 1, 2020 – Award-winning global leader in experiential 3D wayfinding and digital signage technology, 22Miles Inc., announces a partnership with Crestron Electronics to offer integrated room scheduling solutions for customers. The… Read More »

Thermal Imaging Cameras – FDA Recommendations

As discussed further below, scientific studies support that certain telethermographic systems, also known as thermal imaging systems, may be used to measure surface skin temperature. These systems include an infrared thermal camera and may have a temperature reference source. In this document, they are referred to as thermal imaging systems. Thermal imaging systems and non-contact infrared thermometers (NCITs)… Read More »

Temperature Kiosk Commentary

Opinion – the state of temperature kiosks and the wide range of specs and solutions and claims that exist in the marketplace. As government and corporate America develop post-COVID-19 action plans for responsibly reopening the country, some businesses are scrambling to keep up with the demand for thermal cameras, which many believe can help identify novel coronavirus cases… Read More »