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How To – Microsoft Internet Kiosk Mode Windows 10 Troubleshooting Common Problems

Internet Kiosk – New York Internet kiosk browsers shut down due to porn and Netflix – 2016

Internet Kiosk Offers Video Chat, Email for Jail Detainees

Kiosk Industry is the news engine for the Kiosk Manufacturer Association or KMA which 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 efforts to optimize self-service engagements and engagement outcomes using information technology such as kiosks.

The Kiosk Industry Group acts as the professional news and marketing website for the kiosk and self-service industry. We are funded by those companies for the benefit of developers, resources and client companies interested in self-service, kiosks, thin or internet terminals and POS systems. News about the industry and by the industry that is relevant to companies looking to utilize self-service, and companies which assist in doing just that (hardware, software and application).

FAQ – NEMA Ratings Outdoor Kiosks

NEMA Ratings and What They Mean Here’s our quick, in-a-nutshell rundown of the most commonly called-for NEMA ratings, and what each one means: NEMA 1: Indoor-use enclosures that protect internal components from solid foreign objects and contaminants (like falling dirt), and also provide limited protection to personnel by restricting their access to potentially hazardous components.   NEMA 2:… Read More »

Screens go Google at the Digital Signage Expo

Since last year’s Digital Signage Expo and the introduction of Chrome’s single app kiosk mode, many customers and developers have built digital signage applications on Chromeboxes. Chromeboxes are secure, easy to manage and cost effective, making them ideal to display content and engage customers in any location. Chicos chose Chrome to manage and display content on over 5000 screens across… Read More »

Is McDonald’s Planning to Replace Its Cashiers With Computer Screens?

After McDonald’s announced yet another round of disappointing earnings yesterday—its quarterly profits fell 30 percent—the Wall Street Journal editorial page took a moment to gloat. “So even one of the world’s most ubiquitous consumer brands cannot print money at its pleasure,” it wrote. “This may be news to liberal pressure… Source: www.slate.com Nice article on labor costs and… Read More »

Coachella Valley Unified makes way for high-tech kiosks

Six-foot touchscreen kiosks, which look like man-sized iPods, will soon pop up in east valley schools, bringing a high-tech twist to the classic campus bulletin board. The kiosks also promise to tighten campus security by automatically calling the police if a gunshot is detected. Source: www.desertsun.com  About 500 schools — including the schools in Coachella Valley Unified —… Read More »

CVS opens four in-store medical clinics in Albuquerque metro

Matthew Rudberg,State Practice Manager with CVS, helps Rohini Arter as she fills out her information at the kiosk for the CVS MinuteClinic before she gets to see the nurse practitioner. Source: www.abqjournal.com The clinics are open seven days per week, running as late as 7:30 p.m. week nights at some sites.  

Samsung announces Samsung Digital Health platform and SDK

Samsung has introduced a number of new tools for developers at the second-annual Samsung Developers Conference, including a new platform and SDK around health. Samsung Digital Health (SDH) and allows for the tracking of personal fitness data, including activity, food consumption, and workouts. They are also providing an open hardware reference design, the Simband, which can integrate a…… Read More »

Planar Systems – Mr. Market’s Fat Pitch Selling Opportunity

On rare occasion, Mr. Market serves you up a fat-pitch selling opportunity. A gross overreaction to Planar’s (NASDAQ:PLNR) Q4 2014 earnings report has created an incredibly compelling short setup. While Planar’s results were Source: seekingalpha.com From SA — “While Planar’s results were strong, with digital signage growing 42% yoy and a strong outlook given for Q1, the fundamentals… Read More »

Dallas County Officials Say Video Won’t End Regular Jail Visits. Can We Believe Them?

In October 2012, Travis County officials promised that bringing video visitation to the local jails wouldn’t affect anything else about… Source: blogs.dallasobserver.com Interesting battle going on in Travis County and Securus over video kiosks. Originally all face to face visits were going to be barred (only video allowed) but then that changed.  Securus is also facing federal lawsuit… Read More »

Robots

Fellow Robots is at the forefront of reimagining these uses for the best retail experience. Source: fellowrobots.com Origin of Lowes robot

Six tips for becoming EMV compliant

With the liability shift now less than a year away, it’s time for retailers to get serious about their compliance plans. Source: www.retailcustomerexperience.com background on EMV by Laura Miller covering many points with EMV compliant.  Data breach is twice a day alert.  Devices and transactions in the field for most part only populate a system which at some… Read More »

IBM’s Watson, Mayo Team Up on Initiative

Watson’s next stop is the Mayo Clinic, as the famous IBM creation will be assisting in a new initiative that aims to match patients more quickly with the appropriate clinical trials. The pilot is set to launch in early 2015. Source: www.healthcare-informatics.com Since appearing on Jeopardy! a few years ago, IBM has brought the artificial intelligence computer system… Read More »

DMV in a Box deployment & ROI numbers

Raley’s locations in Reno and Sparks are set to unveil a new “DMV in a Box” kiosks. Source: www.mynews4.com According to DMV officials, DMV customers completed 577,771 transactions at kiosks during fiscal year 2014. These are customers who otherwise would have waited in line to be served by a technician. The total number of transactions completed on the… Read More »

Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles to trial new self-serve biometric kiosk

Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles is trialing self-serve biometric kiosks that will enable customers to bypass the long lines, according to a report by Telegram.com. “It frees up our custome… Source: www.biometricupdate.com Oddly enough in addition to verifying the identities of customers, the new kiosks will also notify customers to get their hair out of your face, take off… Read More »

True Religion Goes Omnichannel

John Hazen thinks a lot of shoppers are put off by various retailers’ experiments with omnichannel—in particular, the kiosks used in omnichannel-focused stores. These kiosks typically find uses ranging from viewing a brand’s full collection to completing a sale. Retailers such as Staples use kiosks. Source: www.apparelnews.net These people take a different tack and engineer the kiosk so… Read More »

Kiosks installed at Adams County jail

NATCHEZ — Ordering commissary in the Adams County jail is now a … Source: www.natchezdemocrat.com Swansons in MS. Paying cash bonds, collecting cash upon entry, relatives can deposit funds. Swanson, a division of Trinity Services put in the kiosks for free (valued at $116K) and recoups investment via fees charged to inmate commisary accounts.