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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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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This build contains the following updates to KioskSimple:
- Allows the browser to access the webcam and mic for meeting/chat applications
- Prevent users from defining invalid keystroke combo for exiting KioskSimple
- Added real-time validation of Windows auto-login user credentials
- Updated Chrome Engine to latest version
To update KioskSimple simply run the KioskSimple Config tool and click the icon at the top menu with the cloud and arrow through it then select UPDATE ALL.
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Training video kiosks are a great way to save on training costs for your employees and educate customers on how to use your products and services.
In this article, I’m going to show you how to easily put your YouTube videos on a kiosk using our kiosk software KioskSimple.
This article will cover all the necessary steps to deploy your training video kiosk.
I’ll also include full source code for a basic training video website that’s responsive so it looks great on most tablets.
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This build contains the following updates to KioskSimple:
- Option to return the user to the home page if the user is idle for the configured timeout.
- Option to purge browser cache when KioskSimple is first started.
- Option to allow OS to handle URL prefix by launching 3rd party applications (i.e. mailto: launching Outlook).
- Display a detailed error message if the browser fails to load a webpage.
- Automatically handle links that try to open a new browser window/tab (target=”_blank”) in the current browser window.
- Fixed issue with page not having focus in Chrome Engine when page is initially loaded.
- Installer prompts the user to reboot after installing to ensure the keyboard filter driver is loaded.
In this article I’m going to cover how to setup a simple yet effective survey kiosk using Google Forms and KioskSimple.
Using a survey kiosk is an effective way to gather feedback from your customers or members.
Simply create your survey kiosk form in Google Forms and then use KioskSimple to securely present your survey on an affordable tablet kiosk.
Here are the steps…
So you need people to register for your event and you’d like to use an event registration kiosk.
In this article we’ll show you just how simple it really is to create an event registration form using Google Forms.
Finally we’ll show you how to securely host your event registration form using an affordable Windows tablet and KioskSimple.
In this article we’re going to cover how to create a simple document signing kiosk using DocuSign PowerForms and KioskSimple.
DocuSign is a web-based service which makes it easy to collect digital signatures for your important legal documents.
For example, lets say you run a business where you need to have every parent sign a parental release form before their child can use your services.
DocuSign PowerForms is a perfect solution for collecting electronic signatures from a centrally accessible kiosk thereby reducing the demand on your staff.
The challenge is, how do you secure your document signing kiosk to prevent malicious users from tampering with the Windows operating system?
This is where KioskSimple kiosk lockdown software comes in. KioskSimple makes it easy to securely run the DocuSign service in “kiosk mode” and thereby completely dedicate your kiosk to the purpose of collecting electronic signatures.
This article is in no way intended to imply an endorsement or affiliation with DocuSign.
In this article I’m going to show you how to easily create a Leafly menu kiosk using KioskSimple and an affordable Windows tablet kiosk like the Surface Pro.
A Leafly menu kiosk is a quick and easy way to educate your customers on the products you carry while they wait in line at your dispensary.
This article is in no way intended to imply an endorsement or affiliation with Leafly.
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In order to make it easy to navigate between a series of websites on your kiosk we’ve added a menu feature to KioskSimple.
This is particularly useful if you’re allowing users to navigate away from your website to 3rd party websites.
In the case of a 3rd party website you probably don’t control their content and it will be difficult for users to find their way back to your website.
In this short article I’ll show you just how simple we’ve made it to create a menu of websites so your users can always find their way back home.
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