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Faceoff: Kiosks vs. Tablets in HR and Healthcare

The choice between a tablet and a full-size kiosk comes down to the purpose for which it will be used.

From Olea Kiosks TheLab

Kiosks or Tablets in HR and Healthcare

Although kiosk technology is becoming commonplace in a variety of verticals, areas where it has had a particular impact include both human resources and health care.

On the human resources side, many companies are placing job application kiosks in retail stores or other highly trafficked areas, allowing them to recruit workers around the clock without having to staff a hiring booth. In addition, a kiosk in the break room or other employee area allows workers to check schedules and payroll information, request days off or make changes to their personnel file.

For health care providers, a waiting room kiosk allows patients to fill out forms or make payments on their account, taking some of the burden off the front desk staff. A kiosk in a pharmacy can perform functions ranging from blood pressure checks to telehealth consultations, while a kiosk in a hospital setting lets doctors easily check patient record, submit prescriptions for medications or schedule tests.

With the advent of tablet computers, the kiosk arena is becoming populated with units that feature a tablet at their core as well as units built from the ground up. When considering the addition of a kiosk network to supplement the HR department or modernize a health care facility, which is the better option? A full-fledged kiosk, or a tablet-based model?

Determining the need

Of course, like many things in the business world (and life in general) the answer is “it all depends.” Both have their advantages and drawbacks.

Factors to consider when choosing between a full-fledged kiosk and a tablet-based model is the function the unit is expected to perform, the space available and the number of people expected to use the device. One of the biggest factors to consider is the deployer’s budget.

tablet kiosk enclosure
tablet kiosk enclosure

“Tablets can be portable, very small, and placed nearly anywhere,” said Frank Olea, CEO of Olea Kiosks.

“The cost is low so placing multiple units becomes very easy,” Olea said. “Tablets can have one device hardwire-powered, and their built-in cameras can be coaxed into performing functions such as reading ID cards or barcodes.”

Verona kiosk
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Olea Kiosks offers a complete line of tablet and full-size kiosks. Its tablet line can be mounted on a tabletop, a wall or on a freestanding mount, and units come with a card reader. On the full-size kiosk side, Olea offers several models specifically designed for the HR and health care spaces; its Verona model is the only pushbutton height-adjustable kiosk on the market. The units can be raised or lowered by 10 inches at the push of a button, making them easily accessible by a person of any height or ability.

The relative simplicity of a tablet can keep maintenance costs to a minimum. The ability to detach a tablet from its mount opens up additional opportunities, allowing a job applicant to take the device to their seat to fill out forms or giving doctors the ability to sit with patients and map out treatment plans.

On the down side, though, the ability to detach a tablet from its mount does create a greater risk of damage or theft. Some tablet management software systems leverage the unit’s GPS functionality to send an alert text or email if the device is taken outside a predefined area.

Full size kiosks, on the other hand, will cost more than a tablet kiosk but can do everything a tablet-based kiosk can do and more. Additional processing power can make it easier to implement advanced features such as telehealth services or one-on-one conferencing with the corporate HR department.

Although kiosks are certainly larger and take up a bit more space, the footprint of a freestanding tablet kiosk is only slightly smaller than a traditional kiosk, making space considerations a relatively minor concern.

“If you want to create more of a presence for your check-in area, a few full-sized kiosks lined up is often all that is required,” Olea said. “Also, a full-size kiosk can come equipped with more devices if needed like card scanners, barcode readers, printers and keyboards.”

Protecting privacy

One area of concern that can influence the choice of kiosk is compliance with privacy regulations in handling personal information. This can be particularly relevant in a health care facility, where running afoul of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) can result in fines running into the hundreds or thousands of dollars.

An advantage that a kiosk has over a tablet is that things like privacy filters can be embedded between the touch glass and the LCD screen, Olea said.

“On a tablet, anything you do would have to be on the screen surface itself and is very easily damaged and picked off,” he said. “Also, kiosks can feature printers with a retract function so if a patient does not take their print out the printer and retract the print and deposit it inside of the kiosk for safe disposal later.”

Still, there are privacy screens that can be incorporated into tablet kiosks to help protect user privacy.

Whichever route a deployer chooses, of critical importance will be compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. It’s in that area that full-size kiosks may have an edge. Full size kiosks can include headphone jacks with volume control and easily connect with external devices such as Braille keyboards or the Nav-Pad, a device that allows someone with impaired vision, restricted mobility or limited fine motor skills to use the kiosk through a series of highly tactile buttons and audio prompts.

The larger and brighter screens of a traditional kiosk also aid in the ADA compliance for self-service devices.

“ADA is becoming a major concern here in California and we suspect will become much more of an issue in other states as kiosks become more commonplace in the healthcare and HR fields,” Olea said.

“No longer can you get away with a kiosk just being ‘reachable’,” he said. “Most companies will say their product is ADA compliant, but they fail to mention they’ve only covered a very small spectrum of individuals with disabilities. Sure, someone in a wheelchair can reach the screen, but serving people with disabilities goes far beyond that.”

At the end of the day, the best way to provide a self-service solution that is accessible by all types of users, is compliant with privacy rules and helps improve operations for the deployer is to work with an experienced kiosk vendor who is well-versed in the ever-changing regulatory environment. Olea Kiosks stands ready to help.

Kiosks and Modular Construction – Article

From the Aug/Sep issue of Kiosk Solutions magazine

By Frank Olea with Olea Kiosks

Modular Kiosk

Modular kiosks

By Olea Kiosks Inc – www.olea.com

One question many potential kiosk deployers ask is whether they should invest in a custom unit uniquely designed and manufactured for them, or start with a modular kiosk? A modular kiosk is a standard, module-based product out of
the manufacturer’s catalogue that can be tweaked based on the options list.

The appeal of custom

The appeal of custom is understandably strong for many companies. By working with a kiosk provider’s design and
engineering staff, executives can request and receive virtually any look and feel. Moreover, they can order from a range of options for functionality without concern as to whether a standard cabinet can accommodate them. Biometrics? No problem. Height adjustment? Can
do. Want to include special sanitising technology? Again, this too is possible. That kind of approach may be exactly
what some projects require, and those projects are among the favourites for designers and engineers in any kind
of manufacturing firm. In reality only a minority of projects truly require a custom approach. Most can succeed well when a deployer talks to a representative, describes the needs and makes decisions on how best to configure the
recommended kiosk.

Essence of modular

We’re surrounded by modular products – that is, single products that comprise distinct, pre-assembled components.
The vehicle you drive may have rolled off one assembly line, but preceding it were dozens more where each of the vehicle’s modular components were built. The seats may have been constructed in one city, dashboards and transmissions in another. At the climactic event, all of them
are ready in the right place at the right time to be bolted onto the car exactly where they need to be. Henry Ford gets
credit for mass assembly, but there could be no mass assembly without modularity. And chances are, it wouldn’t be because there was anything wrong with the kiosk,
it would be because they brought a Ferrari to a monster truck rally. It can take up to 12 weeks in a typical custom project to meet with the client stakeholders, develop concept drawings, refine them, create engineering

It can take up to 12 weeks in a typical custom project to meet with the client stakeholders, develop concept drawings, refine them, create engineering
drawings and build a prototype. Then, the prototype must be tested and undergo any necessary modifications before the
unit is ready for mass production. With modular kiosks, a manufacturer needs only the time it takes, if any, to acquire
any out of stock components before it can begin building. That state of readiness

That state of readiness potentially takes lead time down to a
couple of weeks.

Keep maintenance in mind

Although a kiosk manufacturer typically  tries to consider every circumstance that may occur, some things just can’t be
predicted. Still, designing a kiosk with an eye to modularity can help to avoid costly surprises. Modular design also includes planning for any maintenance that may be needed.

Consider a case for example, where a monitor fails on a seven-year-old kiosk that is otherwise functioning perfectly.
Chances are that particular model of monitor will no longer be available, but a flexible design will allow for quick replacement with a current model. So rather than having to scrap an otherwise perfectly good kiosk with a new one, you
simply replace it with an equivalent model (module).

Sometimes working with a client to help them get the best return on their investment includes telling that client their ideas for a kiosk won’t accomplish their goals and they’d be better off with a simpler, more realistic design. Those are
the times where it may be best for a kiosk manufacturer to be honest with a client, even if it works against their own short-term interests.

Hybrid approach

Even if a kiosk deployer chooses to go with a custom design instead of a vendor’s standard offerings, it pays to keep modularity in mind to accommodate changing needs. For example, a deployer might want to design a kiosk to accept bill payments but will omit a receipt printer to save money.

A modular design would allow for the easy addition of a printer with a minimum of effort if they change their
mind at a later date. Alternatively, regulatory changes might call for changes in peripherals by a certain date, but the
deployer wants to get their network deployed now and make those additional changes later.

Many kiosk manufacturers offer brackets and add-on kits to accommodate these types of changes. And sometimes
the peripheral that needs to be added doesn’t fit with the existing kiosk design, but the deployer wants to avoid having to replace the entire unit. That’s where the talent of a manufacturer’s design team can shine.

In the case of a thin kiosk for example, replacing a flat access door with a ‘bubble’ door may allow for the incorporation of
an additional component without having to replace the enclosure. Designing that door with a lift-off hinge allows for a quick swap. Or suppose a deployer wants to add a second digital screen to a project at a minimum of cost. A  freestanding mount to support that can be added to the
project with a minimum of disruption.


Thanks to Kiosk Solutions! Kiosk Summit 2017 will take place at The Business Design Centre in London on 28 September 2017. To find out more and to register for free visit www.kiosksummit.co.uk

Kiosk Industry Association Announces 2017 Hall of Fame Inductees

Kiosk Hall of Fame NEXTEP SYSTEMS, OLEA, Netshift, and other kiosk companies represented in 2017 Kiosk Hall of Fame inductions

EASTLAKE, Colo.June 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The Kiosk Industry Association is proud to announce the 2017 Hall of Fame inductees.  This year our inductees are Tommy Woycik of NEXTEP SYSTEMSTraci Martin of Olea KiosksBen WheelerNigel Seed (UK) and James Vande Castle is the media inductee.

Posthumous inductees are Tommy Wincent of Swecoin (Sweden) and Eric Dumouchel of Ultimedia (France).

The leading vote getter for the 2017 edition is Tommy Woycik, Founder and President of NEXTEP SYSTEMS, which specializes in self-order for QSRs, Restaurants and Fast Casual and counts SUBWAY, Wow Bao, and Which Wich among its clients. NEXTEP self-order includes indoor, outdoor, drive-thru, and mobile solutions.

Tommy Woycik of NEXTEP SYSTEMS
Tommy Woycik of NEXTEP SYSTEMS

Tommy Woycik says: “It’s an exciting time in self-order technology, as it’s become clear that the restaurant industry has started adopting self-order kiosks on a massive scale.”

“In much the same way that mobile ordering began with pizza and spread throughout restaurants of every category, self-order has started with QSR and fast casual pilots, but will soon become standard industry-wide, both inside and at the drive-thru.”

“Consumers will come to expect a consistently elevated experience, regardless of location or brand. As standardization builds momentum, we’re looking forward to the opportunity to help restaurants weave self-order technology into their business models and brands.”

The Kiosk Industry Association and Advisory Board congratulate all the inductees and thank them for their dedication to the kiosk industry over the many years.  Their success is our success.

In addition to the Hall of Fame inductees, the Association gave out two Special Recognition awards posthumously to Eckhard Reinmann of Germany and James Bickers, editor. See the Hall of Fame page for more details.

The Association thanks KioWare for sponsoring the Hall of Fame for 2017. Thank you.  The complete Kiosk Hall of Fame list is located here.

2017 SPECIAL RECOGNITION

Along with our Hall of Fame inductees in 2017 we also have some special recognition posthumous awards for people instrumental in the industry which might not otherwise be noted.

  • Eckhard Reimann — some of his many articles are located here. A nice In Memoriam for Eckhard is here.  Excerpt: The only worldwide independent, all-embracing competence (“gray eminence”) for interactive kiosk, media, digital signage & room installations, comprehensive e-kiosk know-how as “Mr. Kiosk “(DMMK), Father of the Kiosks (NCR), multimedia pioneer (Prof. Swoboda, Trier), contacts, network, long-term (1999-2005/6) e-kiosk speaker at BVDW, , Jury chairman for kiosk / room installations at the German Multimedia Award (2002 – 2005), long-standing kiosk author at the HighText publishing house and the “Reimann commentary” at www.friendlyway.de Extensive literature source archive, moderator of the “E-Kiosk & Digital Signage Networking “. Co-author of “Handbook Practice Customer Relations Management”, October 2007, author of the “DIGITAL MEDIA Best Practices Report – Digital Signage & Kiosks in Practice”, Volume 1 (Trade) March 2011.  “I was friends with Eckhard and worked with him on creating a stronger industry.  He was a mentor for me.”, Craig Keefner.
  • James Bickers — Nice In Memoriam on Digital Signage Today.  From LinkedIn — Senior editor of the web news portal Retail Customer Experience, Bickers was founding editor for Digital Signage Today portal which launched digital signage into prominence.  “James was one the most creative, talented people I’ve ever worked with,” said Joseph Grove, the former executive editor of Networld Media Group, who hired Bickers in 2005 after being impressed with his freelance work.

Kiosk Industry Association on Social Media

About the Kiosk Industry Association

The Kiosk Industry Association is a professional “not for profit” news and marketing association for  kiosk and self-service manufacturers. It is for the benefit of kiosk manufacturers, component vendors, service vendors, developers, resources and client companies who are involved in self-service and kiosk systems. News about the industry and by the industry is published on our website when it is relevant to companies that deploy or may deploy self-service, or illuminating companies that support those deployers with hardware, software or applications. It is part of the Kiosk Industry Group which was begun in 1995. Visit //kioskindustry.org for more information.

Media Contact:

Craig Keefner

303-261-8836

[email protected]

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Security kiosk – Olea Anti-Malware Security Kiosk

OLEA’S ANTI-MALWARE SECURITY KIOSK FEATURING OPSWAT TECHNOLOGIES

Cyber security has been at the forefront of the news with major security breaches impacting some of the largest companies in the United States, including JP Morgan Chase, Staples, eBay, Home Depot and more[1].

In addition to traditional online methods of transferring viruses and malware, hackers have now begun to use portable media, such as USB “jump drives,” as a way to infiltrate secure networks.  In 2012, two U.S. power plants were infected by viruses that gained access to the highly secure networks through the use of USB sticks[2].

As a result, it is more important than ever to not only secure the computers and devices that have constant access to a network, but also ensure that any portable media has been thoroughly screened for viruses and malware.

Olea Kiosks has partnered with OPSWAT to provide a highlysecure anti-virus and anti-malware kiosk solution that will run OPSWAT’s Metascan software on portable media to prevent virus attacks that are perpetrated through portable media.

The California Kiosk is the latest kiosk model launched by Olea Kiosks, an award-winning kiosk manufacturer.  The California is a sleek unit with a small footprint that makes it a versatile interactive kiosk solution for any deployment.  The California comes with a universal device reader on the front panel for quick and easy scanning of any portable media, such as a USB drive or a DVD.  The internal components are easily accessed through the front panel, but in order to ensure that the highest security protections are maintained, the entire unit comes outfitted with highly secure locks to deter unintended access.  In addition, the kiosk is fully ADA compliant, so it is a great solution for government agencies.

Like Olea’s California Kiosk, OPSWAT’s Metadefender software is a cutting edge cyber security solution.  Metadefender utilizes OPSWAT’s Metascan security software to detect and prevent both known and unknown security risks based on a complex set of APIs.  Any possibly malicious file is flagged and quarantined to prevent any further access.  Metadefender is easily configured through a web-based interface to allow for multiple security rules based on varying security privileges and access levels within an organization.

The industry leading technology of the Metadefender software and the Olea California kiosk combine to provide a best-in-class cyber security anti-malware solution.  This cyber security kiosk can be deployed both connected to a network or in an offline/air-gap environment.

Contact Olea Kiosks today to find out how Olea’s anti-malware security kiosks can enhance the security of your network.

 


[1] http://www.usnews.com/opinion/blogs/world-report/2014/12/31/after-a-year-of-major-hacks-2015-resolutions-to-bolster-cybersecurity

[2] http://www.power-eng.com/articles/2013/january/two-us-power-plants-fall-victim-to-viruses.html

3D Print Kiosk – How Businesses Are Successfully Using 3D Printing

Article excerpt from Business News Daily on 3D printers 3D Print Kiosk includes quote from Frank Olea of Olea Kiosks

Industrial grade 3D printers are still expensive, and many small business owners are unsure of what the technology can do for them. Most viral videos and articles that depict 3D printing showcase extreme cases that are years away from being realistically accessible for most small companies, such as 3D printing houses and cars.

One of the most common uses for 3D printing is prototyping, so it’s no surprise that many of the entrepreneurs we spoke to use their printers to make prototypes in-house, either for themselves or for external clients.

Frank Olea is the CEO and owner of Olea Kiosks. His company uses 3D printing to help clients visualize the custom kiosks Olea’s company makes. For Olea Kiosks, 3D printing prototypes is a vital part of the sales process and the design process. Olea explained, “Without a doubt, the design phase of a kiosk is the most sensitive. Drawings and other illustrations convey a meaningful representation of a concept for a custom kiosk, but 3D printing gives our clients something they can feel … We love it. Our clients love it.” Without in-house prototyping, Olea’s company would have to contract out the work, and the wait time between contracting and receiving a prototype would likely be too long for his clients. In his business, lost time translates into a lost sale.

Read the complete article on Business News Daily

Telehealth Kiosks to Improve Access, Costs, Part I

Recent entry to Olea Kiosks TheLab. Written by Richard Slawsky.

Telehealth Kiosk Improving Access

By delivering services where consumers live and work, telehealth providers eye a new, more efficient channel for medical care.

No matter what a person’s political persuasion may be, there’s one thing on which nearly everyone can agree: Healthcare costs continue to rise despite efforts to rein them in. Fortunately, telehealth and self-service kiosks can offer relief.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services expected healthcare expenditures to top $3.35 trillion in 2016. That’s about $10,345 for every man, woman and child in the country. In addition, a study conducted by PricewaterhouseCooper’s Health Research Institute reports that costs won’t drop anytime soon. It predicts spending on health services will increase 6 percent in 2017 and 6.5 percent in 2018.

telehealth kiosk

The pace of increase is unsustainable, and the demand for relief has motivated officials, academics and entrepreneurs alike to examine every aspect of our healthcare system. The goals: increase efficiency, lower costs and extend healthcare options to more people.

Where to start?

Read the complete article here

DSE Highlights 2017 Wrap with pictures and videos

DSE Highlights
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The full 29 pics and videos are here.  Companies include Olea, Alveni, URway, Evolis, OptConnect, and Meridian. Also camera shots from Coates and more.

DSE Highlights

Here are some member video highlights from that collection.

Alveni

Olea

Evolis

URway

SpinTouch software

Press Release – Olea Kiosks Wins Multiple Innovation Awards

Olea Wins Kioskmarketplace Awards

The Kioskmarketplace Innovation Awards to be presented at the ICX Summit, Jun. 5-7 in Dallas, Texas announced the winners and Olea Kiosks was judged the best of class in three different categories.

Decaux charging kiosk. Click for full size image

“We are blown away and grateful for the recognition,” said Frank Olea, CEO and third-generation leader of the Los Angeles-based self-service manufacturer. “We work very hard to engineer, manufacture and deliver the best kiosks in the world, and we couldn’t be more thrilled that Kiosk Marketplace and its expert readers have honored us in this way.”

The three categories included Telecom with JCDecaux cellphone-charging unit for airports, their Monte Carlo for Gaming loyalty, and the Verona in the healthcare segment.

“I’m so grateful for my team,” Olea said. “Everyone plays a role in this. Our sales people always have their ears to the ground, listening for trends and market needs. Our engineers are brilliant in overcoming any challenge we throw at them. Our designers know that it’s not enough for a kiosk to work great, it also has to look great. The staff in our factory who make each kiosk by hand are more committed to quality than any crew I’ve ever worked with.”

Olea Kiosk PR in pdf

KMC Innovative Awards release in pdf

Paying with cash at Arizona Motor Vehicle Division kiosks

Cash kiosk dmv The Republic | azcentral.com  Published 12:10 p.m. MT Feb. 23, 2017 | Updated 12:24 p.m. MT Feb. 23, 2017

“There’s been a noticeable increase in kiosk usage since we implemented the cash option,” said MVD Director Eric Jorgensen in a statement. “Compared to a year ago at this time, the kiosk usage has increased more than 50 percent. Part of that is due to higher overall customer awareness of kiosks, but there’s been a definite uptick in usage since the cash kiosks were put in place.

“It’s a continuation of our vision to get people out of line and safely on the road.”

Cash kiosks handle all paper U.S. currency and are able to make exact change. The machines also accept personal checks.

Behind the scenes — About the kiosk

More Information

Olea Showing New Healthcare Offerings at HIMSS

Note: Olea announces new healthcare products at HIMSS 2017 and includes new models for patient check-in. New tablet offering will be there with telehealth telemedicine demo.  

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

New Healthcare Kiosk, Telemedicine Telehealth and Tablet Products at HIMSS

Olea Kiosks has announced it will launch an all-new line of healthcare kiosks for patient check-in at HIMSS 2017 next week in Orlando, Fla.  Booth 4379.

The company’s healthcare kiosks have completed millions of patient check-ins across the U.S. for leaders such as Kaiser-Permanente, Cedars-Sinai, BlueCross BlueShield and others.

“Healthcare is very important to us,” said Frank Olea, CEO of the Los Angeles-based tech and manufacturing company.

“It’s a huge opportunity right now to do great things and really make a difference in the way patients interact with their providers, and the way providers can streamline the business side of their facilities and become more competitive.”

That’s why his company decided to invest the time and other resources to improve their product line, focusing on two models the company believes will lead the industry going forward.

“After last year’s show, we examined our existing products, the needs we were meeting in the market, and how we could serve the market better. This year, you’ll see the results of that thinking.”

The 2017 Olea Kiosks healthcare line includes:

Verona—Olea’s flagship model. Verona includes a powerful set of features with the industry’s only no-effort height-adjustability to ensure the kiosk can be accessed easily by all patients, whether standing or in a wheelchair.Verona Healthcare Kiosk Patient Check-in Self-Service

“There are other kiosks on the market that can be raised and lowered, but we believe the strength required to move the monitor could be too much for some frail or elderly patients—some of the people who most need the functionality,” Olea said. “Ours requires no more than the push of a button to raise or lower the screen over a true 10-inch vertical range.”

What’s more, because Olea has expertise in working with kiosks across multiple industries, it’s been able to keep the cost of Verona to thousands less than some competing kiosks.

Standard components—including 19” Elo capacitive touch technology with accurate onscreen signature capture, privacy filter, full EMV-compliant payment devices, duplex ID scanner and printer—are all designed for easy use by all patients. The quick-change hardware system can be accessed and serviced quickly and efficiently. The kiosk is ADA-compliant, and all internal systems are accessible through the front of the unit, making it perfect for placement against a wall or with another Verona unit back-to-back.

Optional components include:

  • Wi-Fi connectivity
  • Magnetic card reader
  • Biometric identification device (fingerprint, iris or palm)

Boston 2.0—the next generation of Olea’s most popular healthcare kiosk. Olea will debut the second generation of its most popular healthcare kiosk at the show, the Boston 2.0.

Olea said the kiosk has been re-designed from the ground up. Features include:

  • New 19” Elo IntelliTouch (SAW) touchscreen with privacy filter
  • Choice of energy-efficient LED upper light box or 19” LCD monitor for ads, internal marketing, branding and more
  • Newly engineered internal layout for easier access and more room for components
  • Ability to add the most recent EMV hardware
  • Expanded internal space for added components and maintenance ease
  • Recessed touchscreen for added privacy
  • Barcode scanner
  • Magnetic card reader
  • Electronic signature pad
  • 8.5” thermal printer
  • High-volume cooling fan
  • Audio jack

Optional are Wi-Fi connectivity, web camera, stainless trackball and biometric devices.Boston 2.0 Healthcare Kiosk Patient Check-in Self-Service

“There are thousands of Boston kiosks deployed across the country. They have seamlessly completed millions of check-ins. We knew we had big shoes to fill with the new generation. We believe we got it right.”

Asked why Olea should be on the short list of any kiosk vendors for healthcare facilities, he pointed to the company’s history and manufacturing diversity.

“Olea has been around now for more than 40 years. We do great work in some of the most demanding environments where you can place a kiosk. Transportation venues. QSRs. Casinos. We can take what we’ve learned there about durability, efficiency and providing a great user experience and bring that to healthcare, where the expectations and stakes are the highest,” he said.

HIMSS 2017 takes place in Orlando, Fla., from Feb. 19-23. Olea will exhibit at Booth 4379. Call 800-927-8063 to schedule a personalized demo of Verona or Boston 2.0 during the event.

About Olea Kiosks

Olea Kiosks is a Los Angeles, Calif.-based designer and manufacturer of kiosks for multiple industries, including QSR and fast casual dining, healthcare, gaming and financial services. Now celebrating its 40th anniversary, the company builds “better kiosks through intelligent design” and serves clients across the globe.

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Global Check-In Market Report

check-in kiosk 2/3/2017 — The Global Check-In Kiosks Market Report 2017 focuses on deep analysis of the current status of Check-In Kiosks industry. The study of Check-In Kiosks industry is very important to enhance business productivity and for the study of market forecast.

Primarily, Check-In Kiosks Market report 2017 basically displays the overview of the Check-In Kiosks industry, which consists of Check-In Kiosks definitions, applications, classifications and Check-In Kiosks industry chain structure. The 2017’s report on Check-In Kiosks global industry provides the detailed study of the international market including Check-In Kiosks development history, competitive analysis of market and leading players in these regions/countries (United States, EU, China, and Japan) and market share of each industry on Check-In Kiosks market.

Global Check-In Kiosks Market 2017: Competitive Analysis and Key Sellers:

1 Embross
2 IER Blue Solutions
3 Materna Information and Communications
4 NCR Corporation
5 Kiosk Innova
6 Olea Kiosks

Global Check-In Kiosks Market 2017 Analysis: By Product

Floor-Standing
Countertop
Wall-Mounted

Global Check-In Kiosks Market 2017 Analysis: By Application

Airport
Hotel
Hospital
Other

The report does the analysis of Check-In Kiosks global market and focuses on top leading Check-In Kiosks industry competitors. In addition to this, the Check-In Kiosks report also provides information on company profiles, product description, capacity, Check-In Kiosks production, cost, market revenue of Check-In Kiosks industry and contact details. The Check-In Kiosks report also includes product Types, price, revenue, sale, gross margin according to regions and growth rate of each category of product. Other regions can be added easily.

Then, the Check-In Kiosks market report 2017 include development plans and policies of Check-In Kiosks industry, price structures and Check-In Kiosks development processes. The Check-In Kiosks study also covers import/export details, Check-In Kiosks industry supply and utilization figures.

Fingerprint checks and iris scans are coming to LAX — but you have to pay for them

clear kiosk

Clear, a biometrics security company, plans to add lanes at Los Angeles International Airport.

Source: www.latimes.com

The kiosks, which resemble ATMs, will be expanded by the end of March to three more airports: Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport and LAX.  Editor note: Kiosks are designed and made by Olea Kiosks.

Why retail automation is finally revolutionizing quick service restaurants and what it means for jobs | ZDNet

Panera Tablet Kiosk
Tablet kiosks for ordering at Paneras.

Nice article by ZDNet. Restaurants such as McDonald’s and Panera Bread are leading the charge toward automation in the quick-service food industry, which offers an important example of how the labor market is transforming.

Source: www.zdnet.com

Frank Olea of Olea Kiosks is quoted in the article extensively. Frank makes the point that brands can see the ROI. The $15 per hour minimum wage coming also began the thought process on cutting head count and how to deal with labor costs.

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Kiosk Association Announces Advisory Board Members

DENVER, CO – 6/29/2016 (PRESS RELEASE JET) —Kiosk Industry Group, the Kiosk association and vendor trade

Kiosk Association

association, officially announces appointment of five new members to the Strategic Advisory Board.  The new members include Olea Kiosks, KioWare, Kiosk Information Systems, PROVISIO, and Turnkey Kiosks. They join Crane Payment Innovations, OptConnect, CTS (Connected Technology Solutions) and ARCA. Honorary members include Peter B. Snyder.  Together they provide strategic guidance to the Group in direction and focus in all types of transactional and informational self service solutions.

“These new board members represent the growing excitement and momentum that self-service automation is delivering to customers and employees.” said Craig Keefner, manager for the Kiosk Industry Group.  “Whether for customers or employees, automation is becoming a crucial differentiator for companies looking to expand their customer channels”.

The new advisory board members are:

Olea Kiosks, represented by Traci Martin, Director of Sales and Marketing.   Traci has over 20 years in the industry. Frank Olea is CEO. Olea Kiosks is one of North America’s largest kiosk manufacturers providing custom kiosks and standard kiosks. Olea has been in the kiosk business for over 20 years and is known for unparalleled design. Olea has been in business over 40 years.

KioWare is represented by James Kruper, president and CEO, and Laura Miller Director of Marketing. Jim has over 20 years of experience with kiosk software, remote monitoring and content management/display systems. KioWare is one of largest kiosk software companies in the world and offers a free fully functioning demo of all of their kiosk software products (Windows & Android).

Kiosk Information Systems, represented by Cheryl Madeson, Director of Marketing. Tom Weaver is CEO and President. KIOSK Information Systems began as KIS over 20 years ago and is the largest kiosk manufacturing company in the world.  Along with custom and standard kiosks, KIOSK designs and manufacturers Locker and Vending systems and has a full software development team with a complete software portfolio suite which includes remote monitoring.  KIS and Rick Malone were aa charter sponsor of the original Kiosk Association in 2001 (aka Bay Hill Bunch which included IBM, Compaq, Crane, Elotouch and Kodak).

PROVISIO is represented by Heinz Horstmann. The Chief Manager is Christoph Niehus at their headquarters in Germany. Heinz has over 20 years in the internet terminal kiosk software industry.  The industry leading interactive kiosk software product Sitekiosk has more installed terminals than anyone in the world. SK provides lockdown as well as Content Management for Digital Signs (Windows and Android).

Turnkey Kiosks is represented by Gary Strachan. Gary has 35+ years in the industry having spent many with IBM. Turnkey Kiosks largest focus is cost-effective transactional bill payment kiosk systems along with custom kiosks for a variety of functions. TurnKey offers a complete one-stop shop that has in-house consulting, CAD design and engineering, Custom Sheet Metal, Custom Cables for a variety of functions. TurnKey prides itself in taking a very hands-on approach with our customers to make sure our solutions exceed customer expectations.

Bitcoin ATM’s, custom POS, Retail and Utility Payments. TurnKey Kiosks is a one-stop shop for consulting, software, hardware, installation, service and maintenance.

About the Kiosk Industry Group

The Kiosk Industry Group is based in Denver Colorado and serves as the kiosk association and qualified marketing network for the kiosk industry.  With over 300 participating listed companies Kiosk Industry Group is the largest kiosk-focused association in the world. For more information on these companies and the kiosk association please log onto http://kioskindustry.org.  For more information contact Craig Keefner at [email protected]

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NEXTEP SYSTEMS Introduces the All New Touchscreen Drive Thru DT5

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The DT5 offers a lower cost of ownership, a more flexible footprint, and improved ergonomics to drive thru customers

Source: www.nextepsystems.com

Very nice drive-thru order kiosk from Nextep Systems.

Excerpt: The DT5 integrates seamlessly with the rest of NEXTEP’s product suite, including POS and mobile ordering. With bold graphics and a clean interface, our POS lets restaurant employees see orders in real-time and process those orders intuitively, thereby speeding up operations. Additionally, guests can order from their mobile devices and use the DT5 to tell the restaurant that they have arrived to pick up their orders.

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Watch “Equalizing the Drive Thru” and See how the Touchscreen Drive Thru makes the ordering experience identical for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and any other guest, truly eliminating any stigma or discrimination.

Equalizing the Drive Thru from NEXTEP SYSTEMS on Vimeo.

Learn More on Deaf and Hard of Hearing along with multiple local and national resource listings here:

https://www.nextepsystems.com/support-dhoh/

 

Wrestling with Wages

The effect of recent minimum-wage increases isn’t yet clear, but increased use of automation technology is likely to be a result.

By Richard Slawsky for Kiosk Industry Group  

As California and New York each prepare to raise their minimum wage to $15 an hour, operators of quick service and fast casual restaurants as well as other small businesses in those states are wondering how they will be able to cope.

And those questions aren’t likely to go away any time soon.  Seattle and several other cities have already approved a $15

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minimum wage, while officials in Oregon plan to increase the minimum to $14.75 an hour in cities and $12.50 in rural areas over the next six years. Other jurisdictions are likely to follow suit.

“There is no question that a $15 minimum wage would have devastating impacts on small businesses in California,” said Tom Scott, executive director for the National Federation of Independent Businesses in California. “Over 90 percent of our 22,000 small businesses across the state have told us in no uncertain terms that an increase in the minimum wage will negatively affect their ability to operate, and potentially put them at risk of closing their doors permanently.”

The increases don’t go into effect immediately; instead rising gradually over the next several years. Wages in California and New York won’t reach their peak until 2022, giving restaurant operators a bit of time to consider their options.

As such, much of the impact of an increased minimum wage remains to be seen. Although in the short term the move may put more money in the pockets of workers, in the longer term it is likely to end up in higher prices, lower profits and business closures.

Ultimately, though, rising wages are likely to prompt operators to look at automation as a way to preserve their profits.

Moving to automation

Self-service technology is already widespread in scenarios such as casino rewards, airport check-in kiosks, self-service photo booths and, of course, the ubiquitous ATM. Self-order kiosks are already gaining a foothold in the restaurant industry, and minimum wage increases are likely to increase the speed of adoption.

“The higher the compensation, the greater the incentive to

Prices go up on their own whether wages change or not?
Prices go up on their own whether wages change or not?

replace labor with capital. The other thing to figure in here is the declining cost of automation,” Mark Muro, a senior fellow at the Washington, D.C. think tank the Brookings Institution, told the San Jose Mercury News. “Likely there will be some greater demand for automation, but meanwhile, others will likely find other solutions using the people they have.”

CKE Restaurants, operator of fast food brands Hardee’s and Carl’s Junior, began testing self-order kiosks at some of its restaurants in 2015, and CKE chief Andy Puzder has publicly said he’d be interested in developing a restaurant run entirely via self-service devices.

“They’re always polite, they always upsell, they never take a vacation, they never show up late, there’s never a slip-and-fall, or an age, sex, or race discrimination case,” Puzder told Business Insider.

Panera Tablet Kiosk
Tablet kiosks for ordering at Paneras.

Fast food giant McDonald’s is also rolling out self-order kiosks at locations throughout the United States, and fast-casual brand Panera Bread has introduced the devices as part of its “Panera 2.0” brand reinvention.

That doesn’t mean live workers are going to disappear any time soon. Although self-service technology can handle basic tasks such as order-taking or the filling of drinks, some of the more complicated procedures in the kitchen may not be so easy to automate. In many cases, the technology allows operators to redeploy labor to other areas and help speed up service.

And for operators seeking to make personal service an integral part of their business, there’s no substitute (yet) for a smiling face behind the counter.

Unintended consequences

Although many business owners have been looking at the minimum wage increase in direct terms, calculating how added labor dollars or adopting self-service technology will affect their bottom line, there are some potential consequences they haven’t considered.

First and foremost is morale and the potential for job losses beyond those prompted by cost-cutting. How is that long-term worker, who strived for years to attain a wage of $15 an hour or greater, going to cope with the fact that the person they’re training is making the same wage on their first day?

A clue to that can be found in the example of Dan Price, the CEO of Seattle-based payments processor Gravity Payments. If that name sounds familiar, it’s likely because Price made headlines in 2015 when he announced that he planned to raise the salary of everyone at his company to $70,000 a year. Price made the move, he claimed, after reading a study making the case that additional income improved the happiness of those who earn less than $75,000 a year.

Although the company was inundated with resumes after the announcement – 4,500 in the first week – it also lost two employees who felt it was unfair that that others were getting big pay raises with little additional effort, and that the value of their own skills had been diminished. And several of Gravity’s clients left, suspecting the wage increases would lead to higher costs for the company’s services. Other clients felt as if Price was making a political statement, and left for that reason.

The long-term effects of Price’s move remain to be seen, but it’s clear those effects will be a mixture of good and bad.

And while automation may be the key to managing the impact of a minimum wage increase, increasing adoption is likely to affect the cost of automation itself. Increased demand is likely to lead to price adjustments, while the push for higher wages will eventually lead to higher costs for the makers of self-service technology. In addition, widespread adoption will create a shortage of technicians to maintain those devices, in turn driving up service costs.

Self Service rising to top of modern BI. Click to Expand
Self Service rising to top of modern BI. Click to Expand

The message? Small business operators would be well-served by investigating the potential of self-service technology now and lock in long-term agreements before the floodgates open and demand skyrockets.

“Those that can invest now and keep costs low during the transition will weather the storm long enough for competition to go under because they didn’t plan ahead,” said Frank Olea of Olea Kiosks. “The cost of automation is going to rise as well if the companies making and designing automation don’t get a handle of how to automate making automation.”

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PS: And then there was Josh White in 1942…

Olea Kiosks help casinos build loyalty programs, manage comps

Olea Kiosks, a Los Angeles-based designer and manufacturer of kiosks for multiple industries, has released the Monte Carlo Gaming Kiosk, its latest self-service solution for the casino

Source: www.gamingtoday.com

Olea Kiosks’ new Monte Carlo brings bright lights, big ROI to casinos

New self-service solution designed to help casinos build loyalty olea kiosk programs, manage comps, increase ROI and more

Olea Kiosks has released the Monte Carlo Gaming Kiosk, its latest self-service solution for the casino industry.

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The kiosk arrives at a critical time for the gaming industry. While the economy has improved and overall wagering is up, the spread of legalized gaming to new territories has meant more properties vying for the same bets. In addition, new generations of gamers have not followed their forbearers to the slots machines, leaving aging Baby Boomers to provide the lion’s share of revenue.

To combat those forces, casinos are trying everything from installing new interactive, skill-based games to investing more in entertainment. One of the more successful strategies has been to place significant attention on casino loyalty programs, where frequent players can log their visits, table time and wages and earn “comps” such as free plays, meals and perks at any casino-affiliated resort.

While loyalty programs have historically been managed by staff, kiosks provide an ideal complement to the team that administers the program. They allow operators to deploy staff to other service needs, they are easily approached and used by patrons, and as is the case with the Monte Carlo, they can serve other marketing functions as well.

Featuring two large LCD panels and brilliant, programmable LED attract lighting, the Monte Carlo is designed to help operators build their loyalty programs and make the overall casino experience more fun and efficient for players and resort guests.

Additional uses include:

  • Helping players join the casino’s loyalty program, update their data and check on their next rewards
  • Queue-busting at onsite quick-serve or fast casual dining
  • Self-checkout at resort retail shops
  • Check-in/check-out at the hotel
  • Enabling guests to make reservations at the spa
  • Purchasing tickets for events and shows
  • Tournament sign-ups

The second 22” LCD monitor allows deployers to promote products and services, advertise special prices at food venues, encourage participation in drawings and more. Finish options and the customizable lighting schemes ensure the kiosks will stand out on bright, busy casino floors, and their compact footprint helps them fit into virtually any floor plan.

Olea’s engineers, with years of experience designing for the casino industry, made sure the Monte Carlo was more than rugged enough to withstand the 24/7 operation of casino floors, even in smoking environments.

“We are fully invested in helping casinos meet the modern challenges facing their business,” said Frank Olea, CEO of Olea Kiosks. “The ability of kiosks to provide great service conveniently, as well as the liberty they provide deployers to move staff to more sensitive roles, are especially critical in environments where competition is high and every customer matters. That describes gaming now perfectly.”

For additional background on kiosks and the role they can play at casino/resorts, read our white paper, “Increasing the Odds with Kiosks.”

To learn more about how the Monte Carlo Gaming Kiosk can help casinos build loyalty and increase ROI, call Traci Martin at 800-927-8063 or email [email protected].

Olea Kiosks in the news

Kiosk Setup – Metadefender Kiosk Unboxing and Set Up

OPSWAT – https://www.opswat.com Metadefender – https://www.opswat.com/products/metadefender In this video we show how to set up a new Metadefender kios

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Nice video on kiosk unbox and start up. The kiosk is designed and made by Olea.

Ticketing Kiosk Benefits for Customer Self-Service

 

Olea Ticketing Kiosk Ticketing Kiosk Benefits

Certain interactions are a natural fit when it comes to pairing the modern consumer with kiosks and other forms of self-service technology. The case has long been made for kiosks at airports and grocery stores, for example. Another obvious marriage is that between the ATM and the person who suddenly finds herself in need of some cash. In fact, those kiosks are so integrated into our daily lives we no longer even think of them as novel. A world deprived of their contribution would seem primitive.

Download the “5 Ways Kiosks Rock” Whitepaper to read more…

Here are five benefits deployers can begin realizing the day they connect their Olea ticketing kiosk. For these reasons and others, Olea Kiosks recommends serious consideration of self-service ticketing kiosks for all venues where operators want to minimize—or even profit from—what tends to be the least favorite part of the customer experience. 5 Ways Kiosks Rock the World of Ticketing

  1. Shorter waits. In a recent article published by Olea Kiosks, the author wrote, “Retail kiosks can greatly alleviate long lines, and waiting in line has been shown to be a major factor that can negatively impact the consumer’s opinion of a retail establishment. One study found that waiting in long lines will cause nearly 50 percent of customers to conclude that the business is run poorly, and over 50 percent of consumers will take their business elsewhere if they feel the line is too long.
  2. Larger sales footprint. Most ticket transactions occur either online or at the venue. What if you could sell tickets to hot events at other locations where potential attendees could be enticed to get in on the game (or play, concert or movie) early? Examples include malls popular with teens who could be attracted to ticketing kiosks for concerts, or restaurants where couples often dine before seeing the latest blockbuster. The deployer could be incentivized with a portion of the sales and perhaps even contribute an offer of its own to drive revenue.
  3. More efficiency. The argument here is the same one responsible for hundreds of thousands of businesses investing in self-service technology: It’s more efficient to have one person helping four or five people transact through kiosks than to have having four or five people conducting the transactions themselves.
  4. Re-deployed staff. In addition to increased efficiency at the event’s POS, the deployer can further reap benefits from the investment by reassigning former ticket agents to other guest services roles—as floaters when seating is occurring or to dispense water bottles for people waiting outdoors for amusement rides, as two quick examples.
  5. Utility. Kiosks can be configured for virtually any kind of transaction and to complete it almost any environment. They can be ruggedized to withstand harsh outdoor conditions and extreme temperatures and outfitted with high-bright screens to be visibly in the harshest of sunlight. Peripherals and software enable them to dispense electronically or by printer; to print maps to seat locations; and accept cash or card for payment

Kiosks – Great for loyalty and so much more

News announcement from Olea Kiosks

Olea Loyalty Kiosk

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Certain interactions are a natural fit when it comes to pairing the modern consumer with kiosks and other forms of self-service technology. The case has long been made for kiosks at airports and grocery stores, for example. Another obvious marriage is that between the ATM and the person who suddenly finds herself in need of some cash. In fact, those kiosks are so integrated into our daily lives we no longer even think of them as novel. A world deprived of their contribution would seem primitive.

 

Telemedicine kiosk by Olea

Source: www.olea.com

Infographic on the types and benefits of telemedicine and telehealth kiosks, Includes the types, benefits and treatments.

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Healthcare Kiosks for Telemedicine

Telemedicine” is defined as a virtual health care visit that is conducted remotely over telephony and video conferencing. Healthcare kiosks are increasingly being outfitted with telemedicine capabilities to give patients easy access to treatment from remote locations.

The benefits of telemedicine healthcare kiosks are numerous as they reduce the need for in-person doctor visits, which can lower healthcare costs for patients, out office visit wait times, and allow doctors to be more efficient in the time spent diagnosing and treating patients.

1.  Store-and-Forward

Collect diagnostic data like x-rays and lab work at one location and forward to a specialist at another location. This allows a talented specialist to cover a much wider area and patients in remote areas to have access to specialists elsewhere.

2.  Remote Patient Monitoring

Track vital signs and other health data while the patient is at home. This is particularly beneficial to patients recovering from surgery.

3. Real-Time
Live one-on-one interaction with health care professionals.

Benefits of Telemedicine

1. Cost Savings

Average costs for telemedicine procedures are 19 percent lower and come with equal or better health outcomes than the equivalent in-person treatments.

Emergency room transfers could be reduced by 850,000 per year, resulting in $537 million per year in savings.

Telemedicine healthcare for inmates at correctional facilities can result in $218 million in savings due to reductions in transportation of inmates to off-site health care visits.

With telemedicine kiosks, nursing homes could reduce the number of transfers between their facilities to off-site medical facilities by 7.26 million for an annual cost savings of $806 million dollars.

2.  Provide Better Healthcare to Remote Areas

A study published in 2012 of diabetic patients in Cameroon, South Africa, Thailand, and Uganda showed improvements in symptom management for patients using Telemedicine.

3. Telemedicine Treatment ls Approved by Both Doctors and Patients

A 2001 study by the British Journal of General Practice showed that 97% of visits conducted via Telemedicine in the area of rheumatology were given positive reviews by both patients and doctors.

What Can Telemedicine Treat?

Telemedicine is a rapidly advancing field and the ailments that can be treated through interactive healthcare kiosks is constantly expanding. A few of the ailments which are commonly treated through telemedicine kiosks are:

– Allergies
– Arthritic Pain
– Asthma
– Bronchitis
– Colds and Flu
– Diarrhea
– Infections
– Insect Bites
– Pharyngitis
– Cellulitis
– Sore Throats
– Sprains & Strains
– Bladder Infections
– Conjunctivitis
– Rashes
– Respiratory Infections
– Sinusitis
– Skin lnflammations
– UTls
– Sports Injuries
– Vomiting

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Olea Kiosks has been building award-winning interactive kiosks for 40 years. Contact Olea today to find out how our standard and custom healthcare kiosks can benefit your business.

New Olea Patient Check-in Kiosk

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Look for Olea Kiosks at booth # 11419 on the HIMSS16 exhibition floor in Las Vegas, Nevada.

LAS VEGAS, NV – 3/1/16

Olea Kiosks will be showing the industry’s latest adjustable check-in healthcare kiosk at the 2016 HIMSS Conference & Exhibition at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada from Feb. 29 – March 4, 2016.

Olea’s Verona Healthcare Kiosk is an adjustable height kiosk Olea Patient Kiosksolution designed and developed specifically for use in the healthcare setting. The kiosk is built to address the needs of both patients and providers and every feature and component is fully HIPAA and ADA-compliant.

The Ideal Patient Kiosk

Infinitely adjustable over a 10 inch range, the Verona can raise and lower the height of the kiosk with the press of a button. The entire kiosk is adjustable, not just the monitor, moving all components with you allowing for continued optimal component placement. The Verona is fully ADA-compliant and is designed to provide easy access for all patient users, standing or sitting. The extended front console accommodates wheelchair users and is compliant with forward approach ADA requirements. The standard components on the Verona, including Capacitive Touch technology with accurate on screen signature capture, EMV compliant payment devices, duplex ID scanner and printer, are all designed for ease of access by all patients.

The Perfect Turn-Key Solution for Providers

Because the Verona was conceptualized as a healthcare kiosk, it is designed to be utilized in a healthcare setting and specifically addresses the needs of the healthcare providers. The kiosk is built as a turn-key solution and is compatible with all major healthcare software platforms, including Epic, PatientWorks, Siemens, and McKesson. This ensures that the patient participation through the kiosk can be easily integrated with a provider’s existing internal record keeping systems.

Optional components of a Verona include a barcode scanner, web camera, Wi-Fi adapter, and audio headphone jack. These optional features allow the unit to be customized to accommodate the security standards and accessibility needs of any provider.

Easy to Service and Maintain

The Verona is also built with serviceability in mind. The quick change hardware system can be accessed, serviced and even replaced without using any tools. All internal systems of the Verona are accessible through the front of the unit, making it perfect for placement against a wall or with another Verona unit back-to-back. The ease of maintenance of the unit ensures low management costs and minimal downtime in the event of a service need.

Like all Olea kiosks, the Verona is designed, engineered, and manufactured in the USA using top-of-the-line components. The kiosk is extremely durable and capable of handling a high volume of users. Olea has delivered thousands of kiosk solutions to major healthcare organizations nationwide.

Contact Olea Kiosks today at www.olea.com or 800-927-8063 to find out how Olea’s state-of-the-art kiosks can revolutionize your patient check-in experience. See Olea at HIMSS Booth #11419

About Olea Kiosks

Olea is the industry leading designer and manufacturer of custom kiosks inspired by our mission to “build better kiosks through intelligent design.” Fortune 500 companies and small businesses alike, turn to Olea Kiosks for their trusted lineup of sleek, standard and fully custom kiosk solutions that suit a vast array of applications.

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