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Picks are the most newsworthy of articles posts on the site.

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.

Google GMS Certification – Posiflex Announces Android 10 Google Mobile Services Certification for Kiosk Platforms

Posted on the KIOSK website Feb 2021 February 23, 2021 New Taipei City, Taiwan –  Posiflex Technology, Inc., a world leader in the design and manufacture of retail POS, kiosk, computing, and self-service transaction peripherals, is proud to announce a new Android 10 GMS certification, applicable to the kiosk portfolio of both Posiflex and KIOSK Information Systems (KIOSK). Posiflex… Read More »

Reverse Case Study – Outdoor Drive-thru Menuboards at McDonalds Go Isotropic (or Did it?)

McDonald’s Drive-Thru Outdoor LCD Failures Worth noting the noting of this isotropic screen failure at McDonalds Drive-Thru in California (Sep2020).  Further investigation points to a Samsung OH55F, which given the specifications, is surprising. Our guess is the vendor supplying these is Coates and we have sent a query to them asking about this. January 31 Update See our… Read More »

Web Accessibility – The Paciello Group Announces Rebranding, Changes Name to TPGi

From the new TPGi website Feb 2021 — The Paciello Group is now rebranded as TPG Interactive or TPGi.  TPGi is a division of Vispero.  We note that TPGi is one of the contributors to WCAG 3.0 and is the top tier in accessibility testing and guidance. With the proliferation of web and mobile ordering, accessibility is more… Read More »

Kiosk Software – KioWare for Windows simplifies kiosk set up process.

Newest KioWare for Windows Released Highlights are: New KioWare Classic Importer Tool.  KioWare has added an importer tool that allows users of KioWare Classic for Windows to import their configuration settings easily for use with the new KioWare for Windows (nice feature for existing user base). Super easy/simple attract screen set up.  KioWare has added a new option… Read More »

Kiosk Software – New SiteKiosk for Windows

SiteKiosk is now available with Windows 10 and Chrome support. Miami, December 23 — The latest release of SiteKiosk Windows supports Windows 10 and features a Chrome-based browser with customizable browser toolbar, a content filter with top-level domain filtering, a new onscreen keyboards with size-adjustment option and more.  Free trial  available at www.provisio.com PROVISIO’s kiosk software, SiteKiosk, locks down… Read More »

Latest Kiosk Industry Member – Panel Brite Sunlight Readable Displays and Solutions

For outdoor kiosks Panel Brite is the premiere integrator for Litemax.  These are the best screens available.

Source: www.panel-brite.com

If you haven’t looked at the new ultra wide displays then you should.  Those are next generation display platforms for ultra cinematic presentation.  These screens can be driven by Google Signs for that matter (simple ChromeBase or Box or Bit).

Android Kiosk Software Supports ADA Assistive Technology

NEW to KioWare for Android – Support Added for Storm Assistive Technology Products “Accessibility should be a strong consideration for any kiosk deployment. With this release, both KioWare for Windows and KioWare for Android support the heavily tested and well-respected Storm ATP suite of keypads, keyboards & other accessibility products.”  ~ Laura Miller of KioWare. KioWare has released… Read More »

Renewing Sponsor – PROVISIO Sitekiosk Software

PROVISIO SITEKIOSK SOFTWARE PROVISIO Sitekiosk Software is a market-leading kiosk software development company providing turnkey secure kiosk, digital signage and remote management software solutions. PROVISIO products are sold in more than 50 countries through offices in the U.S. and Europe. Fortune 500 companies, including Verizon Wireless, Hilton Hotels, BMW, T-Mobile and Citibank, have chosen the company’s easy-to-use and… Read More »

Antimicrobial Kiosks – Elementary School Informal Test

Noted on BoredPanda Jan-28-2020 Justinas Keturka BoredPanda staff Antibacterial Kiosk Background Update With the recent outbreak of coronovirus, flying to Portland or Phoenix or other locations gives one pause when we consider the many surfaces that we will come in contact with.  Being fearful of unclean surfaces is 100% rational and I can personally attest to the discouraging ratio… Read More »

Chrome Kiosk – KioWare now supports Chrome.

Chrome Kiosk — Just two weeks after initial product release, KioWare has an update that adds support for fully customizable HTML virtual keyboards.  It also allows users to restrict interaction on a second monitor (so the second monitor in a set up can be used as only digital signage, with no ability to interact). There is another feature… Read More »

Elo Introduces the Future of Self-Service With New Wallaby Stands

Elo Introduces the Future of Self-Service MILPITAS, Calif., Sept. 28, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Elo, a leading global supplier of touchscreen solutions, today introduced the new Wallaby self-service countertop and floor stands for an elegant and simple interactive touchscreen experience in high-traffic environments. The Wallaby self-service stands deliver an out-of-the-box customer-facing solution that combine a Windows- or Android-powered Elo all-in-one (AiO)… Read More »

TDS Products – See New Lineup at DSE 2018

 TDS Touch New Products at DSE TDS will be attending DSE-2018 show as an exhibitor, our Booth No#1854, we will prepare below products in this show:   1. TDS-38B&38C Open-Frame Touch Monitor (17″, 19″, 18.5″, 21.5″& 23.8″) 2. TDS-20C Touch AIO for Digital Signage (10.1″, 15.6″, 18.5″, 21.5″, 23.8″) 3. TDS-3220D AIO for Digital Signage (31.5″ 10-Points PCAP)… Read More »

Posiflex Launches North American Corporate Office

Posiflex Launches North American Corporate Office Three industry front-runners, American Portwell Technology, KIOSK Information Systems, and Posiflex Business Machines, merge products and services across category lines NEW TAIPEI CITY, Taiwan–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Taiwanese Global Point-of-Sale Terminal Brand Leader, Posiflex Technology, Inc., announced today the launch of a North American Corporate Office (NACO), implemented to drive strategic solution synergy and enrich product… Read More »

22 Miles COVID-19 Digital Signage Response

See full article here Digital Signage COVID-19 Solutions 22Miles is deeply committed to the health, awareness, and safety of the nation and the world during the COVID-19 pandemic. We are dedicated to promoting business continuity for all, paired with responsible social distancing. The well being os the nation, our customers, partners, and staff during these uncharted times is… Read More »

Touchless Touch Screen Monitor Kiosks

Touchless Touch Screen Kiosk – Gesture, IR, Voice, AI, Foot & Mobile Having touchscreens or customer input stations which utilize no-touch touchscreen technology accelerated with the advent of COVID-19 pandemic.  How clean are the touchscreens is the usual question and what is involved in cleaning and maintaining touchscreen. The added cost of a touch layer is a factor… 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 »

Kiosk Association Releases Multi-Vendor COVID Catalog

From BusinessWire Sep2020 September 30, 2020 06:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time WESTMINSTER, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Kiosk Association (KMA) announces the first multi-vendor kiosk solution catalog for COVID-related kiosk solutions. 22 different solutions for COVID and Temperature screening kiosks are available to choose from. CAKCEK is the authorized distributor for KMA standards conformance solutions. The owner of CAKCEK, Craig Keefner says, “We’ve… Read More »

Digital Signage News – 22Miles and CISCO – Solutions for Global Market

From the 22Miles Blog Jan 2021 22MILES AND CISCO PARTNER TO PROVIDE COLLABORATIVE TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS FOR GLOBAL MARKET January 2021 – Milpitas, CA, As an integral part of the company’s customer-focused technology pairings, Digital Signage and Interactive Wayfinding company 22MILES is announcing a partnership with industry technology leader Cisco. The synergy of the two company’s offerings will provide seamless… Read More »

Touchscreen FAQ – Are All Kiosk Touchscreens Created Equal?

Interactive Touchscreen Comparison Introduction Interactive touchscreens come in several varieties. Here’s a quick overview of the types and the applications to which each is best suited.  Whitepaper by Olea Kiosks Although interactive touchscreens have been around in one form or another since the late 1970s, over the past 10 years or so they’ve become an integral part of… Read More »

Temperature Scanning Low Cost Options — K3 Wall Mounted IR Temperature Gun

We saw this deployment at Dartmouth of the K3 Wall Mounted IR Temperature Gun out on IPVM Dartmouth told IPVM they picked the K3 because they were contact-free, available in the quantity they required, quick to ship, and accurate. They are using the devices as personal temperature stations for daily check-ins as opposed to fever screening for entry… Read More »

Immersive Technology – Kiosk Association and NRF 2021 Chapter One

See Immersive Technology at NRF 2021 Press Release PR Newswire Jan 08  DENVER, Jan. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Visit NRF 2021 Chapter 1 next week and meet with Kiosk Association. Dates are January 12, 13, 14, 19, 21 and 22 beginning next week.  Our online page is https://virtualbigshow.nrf.com/company/kiosk-association-kma Our portal page with helpful links, research, predictions, brochures and videos for NRF 2021… Read More »

Retail Kiosks — NRF 2021 Kiosk Chapter One – Kiosk Tradeshow January

NRF 2021 Chapter One January 12-14, 19 and 21-22 in 2021 #NRF2021 NRF 2021: Retail’s Big Show – Chapter One brings an entire industry together, connecting visionary attendees that span the entire business universe. And with our new virtual platform, it’s convenient and easy for you to network with peers and build lasting partnerships. And June 6 see… Read More »

All-In-One Kiosk Powered by BrightSign – Peerless-AV

The second generation of the All-in-One Kiosk, the new KIPICT2555 is powered by a BrightSign XT1144 Expanded I/O Player, offers ten points of IR touch, and allows users to fully engage through a Wi-Fi enabled device, such as a tablet, computer, or phone. AURORA, Ill. – March 20, 2019 – Peerless-AV®, an award-winning designer and manufacturer of the highest quality… Read More »

Kiosk Mode Windows 10 Troubleshooting Common Problems

Microsoft Blog Link on Kiosk Mode and Windows 10 Editors Note:  As much as we appreciate Microsoft supporting some sort of kiosk mode we can’t help but wish they could recommend “assistive” products like KioWare and Sitekiosk which eliminate the “learned my lesson” or didn’t.  Companies who have spent years analyzing and dealing with the situation have a… Read More »

Windows Kiosk Software Customer Requests

KioWare for Windows Release with Customer Requested Features Version 8.18 of KioWare® for Windows is now available. This release is almost exclusively dedicated to adding customer requested features and devices such as barcode scanners, passport readers, currency dispensers, receipt printers, and more. Significant improvements to Drive Browser also added. May 2019, York, PA – Analytical Design Solutions Inc.… Read More »