Microsoft Blog Link on Kiosk Mode and Windows 10 Editors Note: As much as we appreciate Microsoft supporting some sort of kiosk mode we can’t help but wish they could recommend “assistive” products like KioWare and Sitekiosk which eliminate the “learned my lesson” or didn’t. Companies who have spent years analyzing and dealing with the situation have a… Read More »
Kiosk Software Downloads The great thing about Kiosk Software is that there are quite a few to pick from and try (even open source for the daring). The first step in evaluating is to download kiosk software and take it for a spin. We’ve put together some of our favorites and many we have not tried into a… Read More »
Small business owners recognize the value of self-service because it allows them to serve more customers with minimal staffing overhead. This article gives you the components to piece together a very economical do-it-yourself kiosk for your small business or startup for under $1000 Source: blog.kiosksimple.com The Components That Make Up Your “Cheap Kiosk” Firstly, I want to clarify that when I say… Read More »
Lockdown Browser – Hacking Kiosks Breaking into unattended and semi-attended devices should be harder than it is. Recently McDonalds kiosks were hacked but by users simply using the software installed against itself. One big rule — employ a lot of QA on your unit and have people try to break. Developers always think they have covered all the… Read More »
Good article on the difference between kiosk mode in Windows 8 assigned access mode
Kiosk simple describes the difference between kiosk mode in Windows 8 assigned access mode
New version 9 released by PROVISIO yesterday. Windows 10 support. Major release. We’ll take it for a test drive later this week.
- Simplified the licensing model to Basic and Plus variants.
- Support for Windows 10 (2618/3044).
- New Chrome-based browser with customizable user interface (3092).
- Script support for keyboard emulation input devices (2783).
- Reworked and simplified configuration tool (3041/3149).
- Filtering of top-level domains added to content filter (3108).
- Added easy to use size adjustment to onscreen keyboards (3010).
- Maintenance screen can be controlled with a SiteRemote job (2788).
- New SiteRemote Client stati: maintenance and emergency mode (2980).
- New SiteRemote job type that allows to create an idle time between two job steps (2879).
Newest KioWare for Windows Released Highlights are: New KioWare Classic Importer Tool. KioWare has added an importer tool that allows users of KioWare Classic for Windows to import their configuration settings easily for use with the new KioWare for Windows (nice feature for existing user base). Super easy/simple attract screen set up. KioWare has added a new option… Read More »
Google Chrome 46.0.2490.86 web browser is also included
Powered by a long-term kernel from the Linux 4.1.13 LTS series, Porteus Kiosk 3.6.0 is built around the Mozilla Firefox 38.4.0 ESR and Google Chrome 46.0.2490.86 web browser and includes a great number of new features that have been announced by the developer two days before the release of the distribution.
Prominent new features of Porteus Kiosk 3.6.0 include support for associating kiosk clients with the brand new Porteus Kiosk Server operating system that lets users access, manage, and monitor those clients when they’re behind a firewall, proxy, or Network Address Translation (NAT).
There’s also support for replacing or adding new default preferences for the compatible web browsers, including Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome, the resolution of the Kiosk Wizard window has been increased to 800×600, and it is now possible to control the right-click mouse state through the wizard.
Kiosk FAQ is intended to answer those questions that we are asked frequently, no surprise there. Kiosk Mode Kiosk Best Practice Report on Usage of USPS kiosks usps- report.pdf Eliminate admin accounts in the OS. Learn from others How to Setup Kiosk Mode Chrome Kiosk Mode versus Kiosk software — Link How to do kiosk mode on Nexus 7 Setting Kiosk… Read More »
SiteKiosk is now available with Windows 10 and Chrome support. Miami, December 23 — The latest release of SiteKiosk Windows supports Windows 10 and features a Chrome-based browser with customizable browser toolbar, a content filter with top-level domain filtering, a new onscreen keyboards with size-adjustment option and more. Free trial available at www.provisio.com PROVISIO’s kiosk software, SiteKiosk, locks down… Read More »
Latest news and announcements for Kiosk Industry.
January Update – Kiosk IndustryBig News – January is the last month for charter membership and charter sponsors. Charter means your company is fixed in the site index as the navigation. Go to the home page and hover your mouse on the About section and see the Charter flyouts. It is $299 till the end of January. I decided to include January since I will be at NRF. Here is link and we take CC or Paypal (and you don’t have to insert your EMV card holding it oddly in your hand 🙂
Recommended: I wrote up a NRF Preview which lists companies and booths. I’ll be there with Michael Tulloch of CTS and we’re going to talk to a lot of people (plus maybe the usual steak dinner). If you want to say hello send me an email ([email protected]).
Also a write up after some interviews about HealthSpot and why it seemingly has crashed and burned after such a meteoric rise. Same week Higi gets $40M. Go figure. I really liked the blog entry by Frost & Sullivan. They did a nice job.
Here’s the other news from Kiosk Industry…
- Success Story – Fast Casual and RollPlay Self-Order
- KioWare Remote Server Interface Update
- KioWare Android Kiosk Software – Updated EMV & Marshmallow
- Opinion — So Why Did HealthSpot Fail?
- ARCA Announces End-to-end Cash Automation Solutions for Retailers At NRF Retail’s BIG Show 2016
- Latest Kiosk Industry Member – Panel Brite Sunlight Readable Displays and Solutions
- Higi Raises $40 Million to Expand its Network of Health and Wellness Kiosks
- HealthSpot shutters its telemedicine kiosk operations
- Four Winds Updates to Gallery includes new Westin DIA
- NRF 2016 Preview – The Big Show
- New SiteKiosk 9.1 – Kiosk Software for Windows
- Frank Mayer and Associates, Inc. Member
- NYC Payphones Continue Moving to WiFi (7500)
- Absolute Worldwide Logistics Member
- NEXTEP SYSTEMS Self-Order Software
- Smart Safe Case Study
- Kiosk Software – New SiteKiosk for Windows
- Quick Serve Restaurant Kiosks
- CrossChx debuts Queue electronic check-in for hospitals
- Vending Kiosk – Goldstϋr Launches Jewelry Exchange Kiosks
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