Category Archives: Kiosk Design

ADA Kiosks – American Kiosks Standard Countertop Kiosk With Assistive Technology

Countertop Kiosk ADA-equipped Standard Configuration We were cruising the internet and took a look at one of the standard kiosk model being offered by American Kiosks. AK is headed up by Eric Nebola and Tucker Lightsey. Some of you will remember Dan Berry who is one of the reps there. We couldn’t help but notice that the stock… Read More »

Digital Kiosk Technologies – Transformation Enabled Kiosk Design

Kiosk Design – How to Leverage Technology and Control Total Cost of Ownership Edited from Olea Kiosk blog July 2021  Best Practices  July 16, 2021 Introduction As we continue to see technology adoption grow across the general population, there are opportunities for companies looking to expand their digital transformation using self-service kiosk solutions. Not only are businesses looking for… Read More »

How to Build kiosk hardware| ARCA

Finding information on building a kiosk from scratch is difficult.   Where should you even begin? There’s a lot to try and figure out.  Software.  Hardware.  Integration.  Deployment. As a fun project, I decided to try and forget everything that I’ve learned about kiosks and start from the beginning.  Thankfully, forgetting everything came pretty naturally to me.   Essentially—I wanted my mind to be a blank slate.   So, like everyone else, I started with Google.  My first search query was “developing a kiosk from scratch”, and the results were a bit disappointing.  The only one that really grabbed by attention was a case study from Elo Touch Solutions titled “Strategies for Successful Kiosk Implementation.”  In the case study, Elo did a great job of talking about the growth of the kiosk industry, suggestions for kiosk deployment, and the importance of touch technologies.  But as you can imagine, since Elo is a for-profit company it was skewed towards their technology.

Source: arca.com

Kiosks vs Kiosks Usability

A very nice article on usability and design by Digital Wellbeing Labs. This is earlier review of earlier iterations of the “cool unit” that was just deployed at JFK. Posted by agrunsteidl on 12/12/08 • Categorized as interactions, retail environments, service design   Why do some kiosks appeal, whilst others are frankly just repulsive? I have this weird relationship… Read More »

Meeting the ADA compliance challenge

Meeting the ADA Kiosk compliance challenge Article from KioskMarketplace July 2014 For Greg Buzek, president of Franklin, Tennessee-based research firm IHL Group, ADA compliance makes good business sense for kiosk operators. “Understanding your customers means being able to accommodate all of them,” Buzek said. “This is particularly true whenever kiosk are deployed in stores. Retailers lose $435 billion… Read More »

5 Kiosk Design Tips for Scalable Kiosk Applications

Blog article on designing kiosk application to scale.  Creating a kiosk application capable of scaling from a handful of kiosks at a single location, up to thousands of kiosks spread across multiple regions requires that you design for scalability from day one. 

Source: blog.kiosksimple.com

1. Offload computation to the kiosk to reduce the workload on the server

2. Choose the right database engine based on the nature of your data

3. Use a reliable content delivery network with geo-location to rapidly deliver content

4. Ensure maintainability through modular design and loosely coupled layers

5. Regularly analyze your code to ensure it’s running efficiently

Tech News – ambient light enhancing

AmbiLED HD adhesive strip – no additional cabling or construction needed. Attach the strip to the back of their monitor to enhance the experience. AmbiLED HD ontrols up to 256 LEDs . The adhesive LED strip basically projects the nearest color to the background to improve the viewer’s visual experience. Source link