Self-Checkout Kiosk Design News Pyramid Computer has received the Good Design Award for its new Polytouch® NANO self-checkout terminal. The GDA has been awarded by the Chicago Athenaeum since 1950 and is one of the most prestigious awards for industrial and product design. From Pyramid. For more information email [email protected] and we can arrange intro. To be eligible for one of the… Read More »
Technology isn’t a substitute for human-centered solutions Source: www.metropolismag.com this uneasy reentry makes me think that, for decades now, we have bought into tech fixes that initially drive us crazy. Human-centered experience design can remedy this condition of anxiety and inefficiency. What are we waiting for?
Is That You, Kiosk? I Hardly Recognize You Remember when your phone was something that you used to talk to other people? It didn’t store numbers, it was attached to a wall, and for some, even had a rotary dial. Now compare that to the phones of today. They record video, they connect you to the entire world,… Read More »
Kiosk Design – How to Leverage Technology and Control Total Cost of Ownership Edited from Olea Kiosk blog July 2021 Best Practices July 16, 2021 Introduction As we continue to see technology adoption grow across the general population, there are opportunities for companies looking to expand their digital transformation using self-service kiosk solutions. Not only are businesses looking for… Read More »
How to Design a Responsive Kiosk User Interface – Part 1 A responsive kiosk user interface is a crucial component of developing a kiosk application that’s a pleasure for your customers to use. If your kiosk’s user interface appears sluggish, you can expect your customers will opt for interacting with a cashier, which defeats the purpose of having a self-service… Read More »
FMA Magazine Spring 2019 Issue Released The Impulse Buy – The Psychology Behind Retail How Interactive Can Change the Cannabis Dispensary Industry Usability and Accessibility: Guidelines Brands Must Consider When Developing a Kiosk Program The Psychology Behind Retail Marketing On the Road with FMA Frank Mayer and Associates, Inc. is a leader in the development of in-store merchandising… Read More »
Reprinted with permission from KioskSimple website 4/23/2019 Today you’ll learn how you can get your first kiosk to market faster and for a smaller initial investment by creating an “MVP kiosk”. Let’s talk about what an MVP is and why you should create an MVP kiosk. A minimum viable product (MVP) is a product with just enough features to satisfy… Read More »
A very nice article on usability and design by Digital Wellbeing Labs. This is earlier review of earlier iterations of the “cool unit” that was just deployed at JFK. Posted by agrunsteidl on 12/12/08 • Categorized as interactions, retail environments, service design Why do some kiosks appeal, whilst others are frankly just repulsive? I have this weird relationship… Read More »
Blog article on designing kiosk application to scale. Creating a kiosk application capable of scaling from a handful of kiosks at a single location, up to thousands of kiosks spread across multiple regions requires that you design for scalability from day one.
1. Offload computation to the kiosk to reduce the workload on the server
2. Choose the right database engine based on the nature of your data
3. Use a reliable content delivery network with geo-location to rapidly deliver content