How to Create a Job Search Kiosk using Avionte Staffing Software

In this article we’re going to cover how to create a simple job search kiosk using the Avionte Staffing Software and KioskSimple.

For the sake of this article we’re going to assume you’re already an Avionte customer.

Job search kiosk benefits include…

  • Save on hiring costs
  • Easily vet potential hires
  • Efficient way to apply

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How to Run Your Website Using Kiosk Browser Software

Need to run your website on a public facing kiosk or tablet?  In this article we’re going to cover the basic steps, including configuring the kiosk browser software.

This article will cover:

  • Device selection (kiosk or tablet)
  • Configuring the kiosk browser software
  • Deployment

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How to Lockdown Your Browser – KioskSimple Kiosk Browser Lockdown

If you’re planning to run your website on a public facing PC or tablet, it’s not hard to imagine what could go wrong if a malicious user were to hijack control of your web browser.  KioskSimple is the kiosk browser lockdown software designed specifically to secure your web browser.

Recently a pornographic video appeared on a kiosk touchscreen at Washington D.C.’s Union Station which was caused by someone who gained access to the kiosk’s desktop operating system that was not properly secured.

Continue reading to learn how KioskSimple kiosk browser lockdown software can help secure your public facing kiosks and tablets.

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How to Put Google Forms on a Kiosk

In this article, we’re going to cover how to use Google Forms on a kiosk.  Since Google Forms kiosk mode does not exist, we decided to create an easy solution for easily and securely deploying Google Forms to a kiosk or tablet.

The process is simple, first you’ll create your Google Form and then deploy it to your kiosk using the browser lockdown software KioskSimple.

KioskSimple makes it a breeze to securely deploy Google Forms in kiosk mode and helps prevent malicious user tampering.

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How to Parse Credit Card Data from a Magnetic Stripe Reader Using JavaScript

In this article, we’re going to cover how to easily parse credit card data from a magnetic stripe reader using JavaScript.

This is particularly useful when you want to put your website on a kiosk and automatically populate the credit card fields when the customer swipes their card.

By automatically populating the credit card payment fields, you reduce the potential for user error and speed up the checkout process.

Parse Credit Card Data from a Magnetic Stripe Reader to populate payment formThe following fields are contained in the track data on most credit cards and can be easily parsed from the credit card data using JavaScript when the customer swipes their credit card.

  • Cardholder’s Name
  • Card Number
  • Expiration Date

All you need to get started is KioskSimple and a Magtek credit card reader like the Magtek Dynamag.

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How to Parse Credit Card Track Data Using JavaScript

In this article, we’re going to cover how to easily parse credit card track data using JavaScript.

This is particularly useful when you want to put your website on a kiosk and automatically populate the credit card fields when the customer swipes their card.

By automatically populating the credit card payment fields, you reduce the potential for user error and speed up the checkout process.

parse credit card track data to populate payment formThe following fields are contained in the track data on most credit cards and can be easily parsed using JavaScript when the customer swipes their credit card.

  • Cardholder’s Name
  • Card Number
  • Expiration Date

All you need to get started is KioskSimple and a Magtek credit card reader like the Magtek Dynamag.

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How to Create an Escape Room Kiosk with Bookeo

In this article, we’re going to cover how to create an escape room kiosk using the online booking system Bookeo and the kiosk software KioskSimple.

Why use an Escape Room Kiosk?

The benefits of using an escape room kiosk include…

  • Self-service lowers the burden on your staff
  • Better customer service without increasing headcount
  • Shorten customer wait times

Bookeo makes it easy for businesses, like escape rooms, to take online reservations over the web.

We’re going to leverage the Bookeo web-based booking system to allow your customers to book your escape room directly from your conveniently located escape room kiosk.
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How to Host Your Website on A Tablet with A Kiosk App

If you’re in need of an easy way to create a DIY kiosk on the cheap, then a kiosk app combined with your existing website is a great option.

A kiosk app is designed to ensure that your tablet kiosk is always running smoothly.

The kiosk app contains a web browser which can be configured to securely run your website.

Tablet kiosks are well suited for a wide range of applications including…

  • Donations
  • Surveys
  • Giving directions
  • Browsing inventory
  • Much more

If you want to make your website available to customers in-store, then a tablet kiosk is an economical way to achieve that goal.  Keep reading to learn how.

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How to Setup a Museum Kiosk

Working in a museum you’re always looking for ways to make your exhibits more engaging.  A museum kiosk is a great way to engage patrons with multimedia content and help build a richer experience.

The museum kiosk also helps grab passerby attention to draw them in and can even be used to accept donations.

In this article I’m going to show you how to easily host your content on a museum kiosk.  This could be anything from an interactive website, to a directory of your exhibits, or website for accepting donations.

I’m going to assume that you already have content online which you’d like to put on your kiosk and by online I’m referring to a website.

Keep reading and I’ll show you how to take your online content and making it accessible from your museum kiosk.

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How to Put Your Library Catalog on A Kiosk

In this article, I’m going to show you how to easily put your library catalog on a kiosk so your patrons can quickly search for content.  A library catalog kiosk is also an easy way to lower the burden on your staff.

For the purpose of getting started quickly, we’re going to assume that you already have a library catalog which is available online.  If not, checkout Web OPAC by ResourceMate.

We’re going to be taking your online library catalog and making it accessible from a library catalog kiosk.

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