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Contactless Touchless No Touch Kiosks for Self-Service

Contactless Kiosks – Touchless Kiosks and Accessibility From the Paciello Group , a Vispero company 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… Read More »

Touchless Touch Screen Monitor Kiosks

Touchless No Touch TouchScreen 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… 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 »

Kiosk Association Releases Multi-Vendor COVID Catalog

Temperature Kiosk 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… 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 »

Contactless kiosk – temperature kiosk – Pyramid

Temperature Kiosk Pyramid Full article CNBC May 2020 — Sarah Whitten @SARAHWHIT10 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 the kiosk… Read More »

Temperature Kiosk Video – Voice Controlled COVID-19 Screening Checkpoint FAQ For Voice Controlled

Here is the FAQ for the KioskGroup Checkpoint Solution CheckPoint Temperature 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… Read More »

Contactless Temperature Kiosk – Wrist Check New from Frank Mayer $1950

New contactless temperature kiosk from Frank Mayer Frank Mayer releases new temperature kiosk priced at $1950.  Made in the US.  Instead of the usual forehead measurement the new model uses the wrist. That will increase accuracy and eliminate a lot of variables the forehead systems entail. To support CDC compliance this unit provides the approved question and answer… 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 »

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 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 »

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/

Digital Signage Predictions – Interview with 22Miles and Tomer Mann

Interview on Digital Signage trends of Tomer Mann on Digital Signage Today While COVID-19 isn’t going away yet, digital signage is coming out swinging in 2021 and is ready to tackle all its challenges head on. Kiosk Industry Summary Companies focusing on reopening and the helpful technologies Digital signage becomes integral, not just nice-to-have. Flow, distancing and density.… Read More »

Temperature Kiosk – 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 »

Antibacterial Kiosk – 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 surfaces… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

No Touch Kiosk No Touch Touch screen Kiosk

NoTouch Kiosk & NoTouch Touchscreen Kiosk KioWare innovations for clean touchscreens and the User Monitored Maintenance Cycle Ed Note: Using the kiosk as the “fulcrum” or proxy is not a new idea but it is coming of age with the current situation.  These new functions allow users to use their mobile phones as the proxy touchscreen. Statistically their… Read More »