Category Archives: Kiosk picks

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.

Peerless-AV Launches New Health Protocol Solutions

Peerless-AV has announced today the launch of its newest health protocol solutions to assist businesses with public health and safety needs. The new products include an Occupancy Control Kiosk, three variations of Temperature Sensing Digital Signage Kiosks, as well as Temperature Sensor Tabletop and Floor Stand Mounts, that will allow businesses to communicate and implement proper health standards in real… Read More »

Telehealth Kiosks — Compunetix and KIOSK Information Systems Partnership

From PRNewswire Jun2020 – Enabling Innovative Telehealth Solutions on Digital Kiosk Devices – Information Systems MONROEVILLE, Pa., June 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Compunetix is pleased to announce a partnership with KIOSK Information Systems (KIOSK) to deliver Video Call Center™ (VCC) on digital kiosks. Compunetix Video Call Center (VCC) for Healthcare is a browser-based, real-time voice and video workflow solution for healthcare providers… Read More »

Tech Brief – Limits of elevated body temperature screening

First published on Vision Systems Design Jun2020 Everything you need to know about using thermal imaging cameras for identifying potentially sick people. Elevated body temperature screening 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… Read More »

Touchless Interface Solution Self-service kiosks – KioTouch

New software product release by KioWare KioTouch™ KioTouch™, a revolutionary, touchless interface solution for self-service kiosks, is now available for download. KioTouch is KioWare Kiosk System Software’s actionable response to the COVID-19 global pandemic and will prevent the spread of potentially harmful microbes and pathogens between end-users. Empowering Users with Touchless Control KioTouch allows the end-user to control… Read More »

Moe’s Southwest Grill First Kiosk-Only Restaurant is Now Open

Moe’s Southwest Grill launched its first-ever kiosk-only restaurant this past weekend in Pittsburg, PA. The kiosk-only restaurant, owned and operated by Moe’s multi-unit franchisee, Mike Geiger, seats 16 and features Moe’s new brand design. The build took approximately 10 months to complete, with the final inspection scheduled for one day after the city shut down due to COVID-19… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Touchless KioTouch NoTouch Quick Demo Video

Touchless Kiosk No frills. No fuss. Here’s a quick demonstration of KioTouch™! If you are interested in how KioTouch can help your company or organization achieve a new level of safety and sanitation, please feel free to reach out to us at [email protected]. KioTouch: Revolutionizing Self-Service – KioWare KioTouch allows the end-user to control a self-service kiosk using their… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 https://kioskindustry.org/pyramid-distribution-deal-with-pinntec-uk-operation/ https://kioskindustry.org/contactless-kiosk-temperature-checking-kiosks-are-coming/ https://kioskindustry.org/pyramid-computer-launches-health-screening-kiosk-in-fight-against-covid-19/ Post Views: 1,174

NoTouch Touchscreen Mobile “Proxy Kiosk” Demo by KIOSK

Touchscreen Display in NoTouch Touchless Mode From LinkedIn we see entry from Tucker Lightsey on the release of KIOSKs’ new NoTouch Touchless mobile proxy Tucker Lightsey Director of Product Management at KIOSK Information Systems I want to share something cool we have been working on – Touchless Kiosk! Control your Kiosk from your smartphone. – Does not require… Read More »

Mimo Monitors’ Interactive Touch Controller & Google Meet and Lenovo

Mimo Monitors’ Interactive Touch Controller Included in new Series One Google Meet hardware kit from Lenovo Mimo Monitors’ sleek, AV-over-IP touchscreen controller provides easy installation and integration to ensure meetings are reliable and hassle-free — Mimo Monitors PR link CHICAGO, IL—September 16, 2020— Mimo Monitors (www.MimoMonitors.com), the experts in small touchscreen displays, are pleased to share that their innovative… Read More »

How is COVID-19 changing touchscreen technology and its counterparts?

COVID-19 changing touchscreen technology Dean Ward, founder and CTO at Evoke Creative, a design-led manufacturer of interactive digital solutions, which is backed by BGF, the UK’s most active investor in growing businesses, explains: “Touchscreen technology has remained relevant across retail and leisure since it first emerged on the scene, albeit across the pond in the United States, in… Read More »

British Columbia Lottery Corporation Offers Kiosks for Purchase

Gaming Player Loyalty Kiosks For Auction Introduction AIR has issued offer to accept bids beginning Oct 12th thru October 23rd.  Any offers are welcome. Asset Investment Recovery Contact Paul Kelly Phone: (604) 218-3562 E-mail: [email protected] Asset Investment Recovery (AIR), a business unit within the Government of British Columbia’s Ministry of Technology, Innovation, and Citizen’s Services, has been engaged… Read More »

COVID SARS Persistence on Common Substances – A Balanced Perspective

From Forbes Oct2020 — Article quotes new Australian research study on the effect of temperature on persistence of SARS-CoV-2 on common surfaces such as stainless steel, paper, glass, cotton, vinyl and polymer. The main point is that surfaces which are relatively cool are going to be more prone to harboring infection.  68 degrees F is comfortable for the… Read More »

Intel Solutions Marketplace Kiosk Solutions

Intel Solutions Marketplace Kiosk Solutions If you are looking for a qualified kiosk solution then you should browse the Intel Solutions Marketplace for Intel-qualified kiosk solutions. Member entries include: Bill Pay Kiosk Outdoor Drive Thru Kiosk Access Control Kiosk Temperature COVID Catalog (22 solutions + software) Polytouch Flex Android Device Management (Esper) Interactive Wayfinding Bring Android to x86… Read More »

New Sponsor – Burroughs

North America’s Largest Independent Service and Integration Provider for Payment and Transaction Technology Burroughs, Inc. is the largest independent service and integration provider for payment and transaction technologies in North America with a 134-year history of innovation and support. From the first adding machine to today’s most complex cash automation, they’ve seen and helped drive numerous evolutions in… Read More »

FDA Recommended Thermal Imaging “Fever Detection”

The FDA issued new guidance on the use of thermal imaging systems, temperature check and fever detection. See here for full article. 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… Read More »

KioWare Touchless – KioTouch Creating Opportunities

KioWare Touchless Touch Screen Kiosk Software News release by KioWare 10/22/2020 In 2019 a study showed just how unsanitary quick-service restaurant kiosks are and how kiosks can put customers at risk for picking up a range of harmful bacteria. Shortly after this study was released the development team at KioWare began designing KioTouch, a touchless kiosk interface. Using KioTouch,… Read More »

Updated Fever Tablet Temperature Screening Relabelers & Sensors

Updated Fever Tablet Temperature Screening Relabelers & Sensors Thanks to IPVM for the hard work! Fever Tablet Chinese Relabelers – Aug 20 IPVM has found 40+ USA and EU companies relabeling fever tablets designed, developed, and made in China, identifying 7 main China suppliers, excluding Dahua and Hikvision, who supply the overwhelming majority of western brands. In this… Read More »