How to Build kiosk hardware| ARCA

By | July 14, 2015

How to build Kiosk Hardware blog entry by ARCA

Finding information on building a kiosk from scratch is difficult. ¬† Where should you even begin? There’s a lot to try and figure out.¬† Software.¬† Hardware.¬† Integration.¬† Deployment. As a fun project, I decided to try and forget everything that I’ve learned about kiosks and start from the beginning.¬† Thankfully, forgetting everything came pretty naturally to me. ¬† Essentially‚ÄĒI wanted my mind to be a blank slate. ¬† So, like everyone else, I started with Google.¬† My first search query was “developing a kiosk from scratch”, and the results were a bit disappointing.¬† The only one that really grabbed by attention was a case study from Elo Touch Solutions titled “Strategies for Successful Kiosk Implementation.”¬† In the case study, Elo did a great job of talking about the growth of the kiosk industry, suggestions for kiosk deployment, and the importance of touch technologies.¬† But as you can imagine, since Elo is a for-profit company it was skewed towards their technology.

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Author: Staff Writer

Craig Keefner -- With over 40 years in the industry and technology, Craig is widely considered to be an expert in the field. Major early career kiosk projects include Verizon Bill Pay kiosk and hundreds of others. Craig helped start kioskmarketplace and formed the KMA. Note the point of view here is not necessarily the stance of the Kiosk Association or