Monthly Archives: August 2020

Contactless Touchless Using Your Eyes – Pyramid Computer

Pyramid Computer Shows Touch Control via Eye Please reach out for more information and use cases. Touchless By Eyes by Pyramid from Kiosk Manufacturer Association on Vimeo. More Pyramid News //kioskindustry.org/pyramid-distribution-deal-with-pinntec-uk-operation/ //kioskindustry.org/contactless-kiosk-temperature-checking-kiosks-are-coming/ //kioskindustry.org/pyramid-computer-launches-health-screening-kiosk-in-fight-against-covid-19/

Peerless-AV Mounts for Microsoft Surface Hub

Editors Note: Peerless-AV has created new SmartMount® solutions for Microsoft® Surface™ Hub 2S and 2X! These new solutions include a cart and wall mount, and provide a low profile, connected option for corporate installations.  The new SmartMount® Cart (SR560-HUB2) was designed to safely mount, mobilize, and store the 50.5″ Microsoft® SurfaceTM Hub 2S and 2X. Also designed as… Read More »

Ticket Printer Adds Pinch Holder For Labels and other Thick tickets

Editor Note: Microcom issued press release for a new feature found on their 2″ and 3″ kiosk printers. They are calling it a pinch holder. This is basically a presenter meant for labels and thick materials: entertainment tickets, cinema tickets, visitor management badges, tags, wristbands. Thickness up to 7.5 mil thick.  There is an illuminated bezel option as well,… Read More »

Speech Command Hardware for Self-Service by Storm Interface Announced

Storm-Interface News Link – Self Service Terminals with voice recording, voice recognition or speech command features are now deployed in public locations. However, this has raised concerns about privacy and led to calls for the government to review privacy regulations. The presence of any active (recording) microphone must be immediately obvious to anyone within recording range. It may… Read More »

Kiosk ADA Accessibility Guidelines – August 2020 KMA Framework Available for Purchase

Guidelines Kiosk ADA Accessibility – August 2020   Too often when projects requirements are detailed, ADA and accessibility considerations are often reduced to the simple phrase, “Must be ADA compliant”.  This statement is open to definition and inevitably results in range of bids with widely different ADA “compliance”. The Kiosk Manufacturer Association has looked at the various ADA… Read More »

Temperature Kiosk Video – Voice Controlled COVID-19 Screening

Here is the FAQ for the KioskGroup Checkpoint Solution CheckPoint Temperature Kiosk FAQ What is CheckPoint Kiosk? CheckPoint Kiosk is a non-thermal camera, health screening kiosk that allows you to easily screen employees and visitors with a simple set of health questions. After screening, a date-stamped badge is printed for easy identification within your facility. Does the kiosk… Read More »

Temperature Kiosk – Full CDC Compliance and Accurate

Checkpoint COVID-19 Health Screening Kiosk Reopening during the COVID-19 “new normal” brings a unique set of challenges for employers, starting with how to keep your employees and visitors safe. The Center for Disease Control’s current guidelines recommend that employers should offer daily health screening checks before allowing entry into a facility. Daily Proof of Screening Kiosk Group’s CheckPoint… Read More »

Kiosk News Roundup

Todays Unattended Kiosk News Relevant news impacting unattended self-service news from around the world. If interesting and noteworthy news send comments/suggestions to [email protected] October 2021 September 2021 Healthcare Kiosk Case Study Kiosk Supply Chain – China in NY Times news. This is a fact. Many factories have been notified that in the next 3 months, they can only… Read More »

How a Touchless Kiosk Interface Fits Into Your Business

By: Chris Fravel, Marketing Specialist for KioWare Kiosk System Software COVID-19 has shifted the way we as a society views cleanliness and personal hygiene. There is a new importance placed upon these principles that many people are prioritizing over everything else in their day-to-day activities as evidenced by industries shifting to a mostly work-from- home -style schedule. When… Read More »

Temperature Kiosk – German Company Powering Many China Temperature Tablets

Heimann Sensors Review Intro From IPVM members only article Aug2020 – IPVM released article covering Heimann. Heimann is one of the two main thermopile sensors (aka infrared) suppliers. China buys Heimanns and Melexis for use in its temperature tablets. Those are typically  complemented by a camera and some software which typically highlights AI in the first sentence.  These… Read More »

McDonalds Project Ray _ Landini Associates Creating Cool McD

Very nice exposition of McDonalds project by Steve Lister. This was a project to make McDonalds cool again. From LinkedIn post we saw — So what was the idea of the project? – The complete reinvention of the world’s largest Fast Food Chain, including master-planning, architecture and interior design, brand positioning, graphics, packaging, uniforms and global design standards… Read More »

Fauci on Touchless Temperature Checks

Are touchless temperature checks unreliable when it comes to COVID-19? Thursday Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, calls temperature checks unreliable. Nice video coverage by LocalMemphis TV news channel Excerpt: Thursday Dr. Anthony Fauci advised that temperature checks are not reliable especially during hot days. “Dr. Fauci was just pointing out… Read More »

Contactless Kiosk – Touchless Kiosk for Self-Service

Touchless Kiosks From the Paciello Group , a Vispero company and Laura Miller – Jul2020 — A post-COVID world has accelerated the adoption of a variety of technologies that provide customers and users with a contactless self-service experience. For example, contactless purchasing – historically used to describe the ability to pay via options such as Google Pay or… Read More »

Alabama Schools Million Dollar Hikvision Fever Camera Deal

Fever Detection Camera Deal Reported by IPVM Aug2020 — By: Sean Patton and Charles Rollet,  The Baldwin County, Alabama public schools purchased a $1 million, 144-camera Hikvision thermal system to screen fevers at dozens of its schools when reopening tomorrow. However, there is no indication blackbody devices will be used or that, more generally, FDA/international fever screening guidelines… Read More »

Peerless-AV EcoDigital Media (EDM) digital display boards!

Peerless–AV‘s Xtreme Outdoor Digital Menu Boards Peerless-AV‘s Xtreme Outdoor Digital Menu Boards were installed with EDM’s invigorating graphics to excite and engage customers in the BigFoot Java’s drive-thru. The new signage also provides the added benefit of easy maintenance, enabling menu updates to be done within the store. Dynamic Digital Displays from EcoDigital Media & Peerless-AV® Drive Customer Engagement… Read More »

Writing a Kiosk RFP for Accessibility and Kiosk ADA compliance by TPG

How To Write an RFP for ADA Accessibility Nice article by TPG (Vispero) and Laura Miller on how to write an RFP for Accessibility. Here is the link. Of Note Screen reading software such as JAWS or other similar alternative is required. Screen reading software will provide the end user with non-visual access support that enables the user to hear the… Read More »

Kiosk Supplier Temperature Screening Market

Kiosk Supplier Temperature Screening Kiosks The Kiosk Manufacturer Association recently participated in a temperature kiosk market report conducted by IPVM, one of the premier sources for video surveillance.  Video surveillance is not the only market that has pivoted to medical device sales (admitted or not). Kiosk suppliers, hard hit by COVID-19, have also joined this emerging segment. Inside this report,… Read More »

New Sponsor – Marathon Deployment for kiosk installation and kiosk maintenance

Marathon Deployment has been a valued resource for many OEMs due to our quality installations and customer service practices. Our team of trained service professionals cover the USA coast to coast, including parts of Canada.    Our hardware specialty is directed towards the following markets: Kiosk, Point of Sale, QSR, Retail, Digital Signage and Health Care. We have performed 1000+ of Kiosk and Digital Menu board installations!   Marathon Deployment consistently meet or exceed the… Read More »

Self-Service Kiosk Benefits for Customer Experience – Top Six

Self-Service Kiosk Benefits Custom content for KIOSK Information Systems by Retail Dive’s Brand Studio Retailers across categories are developing new ways to provide their customers with exceptional experiences today and in a post-pandemic world. Many are turning to offering self-service options that can improve the in-store experience while helping them maintain stability in these uncertain times. Digital self-service… Read More »

Grubbrr Self-Order Kiosks

New updated Grubbrr section highlighting the different kiosk models that they offer their customers. Looks to us like Frank Mayer and Associates, Inc. [3 units] along with Pyramid [7 units] are providing the units. From the site — Self-Ordering Kiosk Offer customers an easy to use self-service kiosk as an easy and safe alternative to traditional ordering. Our… Read More »

Temperature Scanning Benefit Employees & Guests

From HotelBusiness Aug2020 — BY NICOLE CARLINO ON AUGUST 4, 2020TECHNOLOGY MILPITAS, CA—While travelers have started to frequent hotels again, it will likely be a while before any sense of normalcy returns. To help hotels deliver a sense of safety to hotel employees and guests, 22Miles, which offers 3D wayfinding and digital signage technology, has launched a Protection-as-a-Service (PaaS) solution. “It… Read More »

Temperature Kiosk Screening News

Frank Mayer Summer 2020 | Issue 05 The best of in-store merchandising, interactive kiosks and store fixtures for brands and retailers nationwide. The FMA Magazine Winter 2020 issue includes articles on: 5 Benefits of Remote Temperature Screening Kiosks With numerous fever detection devices available, remote temperature screening kiosks are the most beneficial, providing employee privacy and safety, while… Read More »

Temperature Kiosk – Temperature Screening Kiosk Recommended Solutions by KMA

Temperature Kiosk Approved Solutions Editors Note 2021:  Recently we see where infrared kiosk reseller is suing their supplier of temperature kiosks due to inaccurate results.  Temperature kiosks enjoyed a large popularity initially but buying cheap meant that most of the product was Chinese-based and employed cheap temperature sensors.  The temperature kiosks being deployed as of late 2021 are… Read More »