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Creating Opportunities Beyond Touchless – 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, the… 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 »

Touchless Kiosk Interview at FinTech conference

Jim Kruper of KioWare interviewed — Big-Fintech interview page — Glen connects with the founders of four fintech companies- Icon Savings Plan, Illuma Labs, Kioware and Monit- with the most exciting new ideas at last week’s Finovate conference. Links related to this episode: BIG’s blog recapping Best of Show and other highlights: https://www.big-fintech.com/Media/Blog/ArticleID/647/Finovate-Fall Icon Savings Plan: https://www.iconsavingsplan.com/ Kioware: https://www.kioware.com/ Related Links… Read More »

Temperature Screening PSA – Six Flags Using Dahua For Outdoor Temperature Screening

Temperature Screening Dahua Six Flags New article from IPVM detailing violations of outdoor temperature screening. Excerpt: As Six Flags scrambled to reopen parks amid plummeting revenues caused by the pandemic, it deployed Dahua fever cameras outdoors that violate FDA guidelines, creating a false sense of security and increasing risk to guests. Despite that, Six Flags marketed Dahua devices as… Read More »

Temperature Kiosk – The German Company Powering Many China Temperature Tablets (Heimann)

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 »

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 »

Health Screening Kiosk – New Temperature Screening Unattended by Frank Mayer Announcement

Health Screening Kiosk Unattended by Frank Mayer and Associates, Inc. Editor Note:  New health screening kiosk aka temperature kiosk by Frank Mayer and Associates, Inc. does temperature screening the best way — in two ways. One is by asking the recommended CDC questions that employees need to answer. They relate to fever or feeling feverish (chills, sweating), new… Read More »

KioskGroup Checkpoint FAQ For Voice Controlled COVID-19 Screening

Here is the FAQ for the KioskGroup Checkpoint Solution CheckPoint 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 include… 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 »

Contactless Touchless Using Your Eyes – Pyramid

Pyramid 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/

New touch-free kiosk option is meeting consumers’ surging demand

KIOSK announces new touchless kiosk software as new tool for customers   Since 1993, KIOSK has led the industry in the design and manufacture of self-service solutions. We provide highly specialized experts to surround every aspect of the project, executing personalized customer deliverables in parallel. In-house services encompass every aspect of customized solution design: Hardware Enclosure Design Software… Read More »

KIOSK NoTouch Touchscreen Mobile Proxy Demo

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 downloading an app. – Does not… Read More »

COVID-19 Screening Solution From Kiosk Group – 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

KioWare for Windows Version 8.24 with KioTouch

Kiosk Software Touchless Kiosk Applications 6/18/2020 YORK, PENNSYLVANIA — A new version update of KioWare for Windows has been released. Version 8.24 for Windows is now available with many improvements that work toward the company’s goal of constantly improving user experience. KioTouch™ Integration KioTouch™ is a touchless interface solution for self-service kiosks and is now integrated into KioWare… Read More »

Touchless KioTouch 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] More from KioWare https://m.kioware.com/kiotouch https://kioskindustry.org/kioware-for-windows-kiotouch/ https://kioskindustry.org/asus-tinker-android-kiosk-diy-mini-pc/

Contactless Touchless No Touch Self-Service Kiosks

The Ingenuity, Limitations, and Accessibility of Contactless Self-Service Kiosk Options From the PacielloGroup 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… 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 »

Antibacterial Kiosks – CDC on Contaminated Surfaces

Excerpt and noted on Yahoo News 5/19/2020. Thanks to Qwick Media & Olea Kiosks crowdsource reporting. CDC: Coronavirus spreads through person-to-person contact – not via contaminated surfaces Korin Miller WriterYahoo Life•May 19, 2020   Even before COVID-19 officially had a name, public health officials said the virus could be transmitted through infected respiratory droplets and by touching infected… Read More »

What’s Going On With Facial Recognition?

From Design Smart City Jun-2020 Several developments in the Facial Recognition arena.  The big starting point is that IBM is ditching Facial Recognition. In a letter to members of Congress, IBM CEO Arvind Krishna said the company would no longer make general-purpose facial recognition and analysis software, citing concerns about the technology’s use by law enforcement agencies. He clarified that… 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 »

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 »

Hand Sensor Patent by Google for Touchless Touch Moves Ahead

Source article on Reuters Be sure and visit our summary page on Touchless Touchless Touch WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google unit won approval from U.S. regulators to deploy a radar-based motion sensing device known as Project Soli. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) said in an order late on Monday that it would grant Google a waiver… Read More »

Contactless kiosk – temperature kiosks – Pyramid

Temperature Kiosks Pyramid Full article CNBC May 2020 — Sarah Whitten @SARAHWHIT10 KEY POINTS IntraEdge and Pyramid have created a contactless kiosk that can check the temperature of up to 1,500 people per hour. The kiosk utilizes Pyramid’s thermal imaging technology and has an error margin of less than one-tenth of a degree Fahrenheit. No data is stored on… Read More »

Touchless

Touchless 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 as well.… Read More »