Key criteria for the awards are:
Success in the real market. The more deployments the higher the score.
Good kiosk design exemplified - ADA (American Disability) and other regulations
Transactions and ROI models. Does it make sense?
There are other criteria but those three are primary ones. Now onto the awards.
Government Bill Pay -DMV in a Box by Frank Mayer and Associates, Inc.
Quick notes: Over 20 units deployed (mainly without cash). Software by ITI.
Frank Mayer and Associates, Inc. collaborated with Intellectual Technology, Inc. to develop self-service kiosks in a variety of Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) branches. The DMV branches have been in states such as Nevada, California and South Dakota.
Each self-service DMV kiosk can process vehicle registrations as well as any other transactions that require thermal transfer document printing or payment collection. The kiosk engages customers in a user-friendly environment incorporating touch screen technology with high resolution graphics. Using graphics and audio instructions to assist the customer, instructions are provided to consumers with directions on how they can process the available individual transactions. These DMV kiosks employ various security features such as tilt switches, intrusion detection switches, separate locking compartments, individual locking devices and the ability to interface with building and other exterior alarm systems to provide the highest level of security.
All transactions on the kiosk are processed using debit and credit cards.
Website link: http://www.frankmayer.com/
Healthcare Patient Check-In - Patient Passport by CTS
Quick notes: more than 8.5 million patient check-in's
The CTS Patient Passport Express™ provides patient check-in that is equal for patients who stand over six feet tall or are in a wheel chair. With a 40" range of vertical motion and private audio capability, this patient check-in kiosk exceeds ADA guidelines. The new adjustable Patient Passport Express™ is also a giant step forward aesthetically for healthcare kiosk design. It incorporates a sophisticated mix of materials and surfaces, and provides nearly infinite choices of customized textures and colors, allowing the enclosure to be integrated into a facility's existing décor and branding.
Website Link http://www.connectedts.com/
Technology - Enclosure - OneSource Flex Series
Quick notes: close to 50 deployed in multiple healthcare and HR customers.
In the KioWare & Livewire booth they had one of the Flexi Basic standup kiosks. At 52 inches high it is shorter than most. It is thin and very clean lines as well as clean looking. Supports a 19 inch 4:3 touchscreen.
Technology - Touch technology - Touch Revolution Multi-Touch
Touch Revolution's new multi-touch projected capacitive screens were dazzling in their demostration. They make all types of products including an Android appliances such as desk phones, washing machines, etc. The demo at CETW was superb.
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Have you worked with kiosks? This is the kiosk group for those with 2 or more years in kiosks. Designing, providing, selling or deploying kiosks. If you have some war-stories in business that you can tell then you qualify. Hardware, software, or project related but directly working kiosks needs to have been your primary business. And it helps if you like scotch, a nice cigar, and golf once a year at Pebble Beach.