Analytical Design Solutions Inc. (ADSI) has released a new version of KioWare for Windows, with a large number of new devices and customer requested features. Check out the full press release here. Version 8.12 of KioWare for Windows (Lite, Basic, & Full with Server) has added new toolbar controls, support for time-limited sessions, Hot Virtual Keyboard support, and support for… Read More »
PC Security for Kiosks is a big deal for sure. Hacks into PCs bring to mind words like “Payload”. We manage this website and just the security threats to your basic WordPress website is unprecedented. A few days ago a new “Attack Platform” showed up for WordPress. The first inclination is to shrug it off a bit and… Read More »
TGI Fridays has completed a six-city pilot in Texas and Minnesota, and it will deploy the tablets in 80 additional restaurants, with more than 2,000 tablets by March Source: news.microsoft.com The devices use Windows 8.1, running Oracle’s MICROS Restaurant Enterprise Solution (RES) 5.4 on Oracle’s MICROS mTablet E-Series mobile point of sale devices.
Updated tutorial and resources: Kiosk Remote monitoring software comes in many configurations. Alerts, remote access, PC diags, activity, reports customized or not. Very strong systems. Here are some considerations:
- Heartbeat (is it up or down?)
- Statistics on usage
- Custom reports
- Configuration of behaviour
- Remote access client
- Patch management
- Batch updates
- Batch enrollments
- 3G or 4G redundancy
- Backups (now you need security)
- Remote power cycle
- Physical access to machine internally
- Cash or currency involved?
basically, Windows 10 makes the 7-year-old netbook work better than on Windows XP, which was clearly an operating system whose system requirements made it a bit more appropriate for such old hardware.
Here it comes…One last shot by Microsoft. They are due for a success. Hopefully it comes with relaxed (and cheaper) licensing.