How to Design a Responsive Kiosk User Interface – Part 2

database_designDeveloping a kiosk user interface that’s both responsive and a pleasure to use is a critical component of any successful kiosk project.  In this second part of my two-part series on developing a responsive kiosk user interface, we’ll focus on design considerations at the system level.  Follow these tips to ensure that your kiosk user interface is quick to react to your customers’ touch. Continue reading “How to Design a Responsive Kiosk User Interface – Part 2”

How to Design a Responsive Kiosk User Interface – Part 1

decoration_windows_tablet_chassisA responsive kiosk user interface is a crucial component of developing a kiosk application that’s a pleasure for your customers to use.  If your kiosk’s user interface appears sluggish, you can expect your customers will opt for interacting with a cashier, which defeats the purpose of having a self-service kiosk.  This is a multi-faceted topic that includes design considerations at both the kiosk and system level.  For this reason I’ll be breaking this article up into a 2-part series, the first of which will cover design considerations at the kiosk level. Continue reading “How to Design a Responsive Kiosk User Interface – Part 1”

Protecting Your Kiosks From BadUSB Malware

Kiosk hacking with BadUSBIf your kiosks have any of their USB ports exposed then watch out, because your kiosks are vulnerable to a recently discovered security vulnerability.  According to a recent USB security article in Wired the security researchers Karsten Nohl and Jakob Lell have demonstrated how their malware called BadUSB “can be installed on a USB device and used to completely take over a PC, invisibly alter files installed from the memory stick, or even redirect the user’s internet traffic.” Continue reading “Protecting Your Kiosks From BadUSB Malware”

What is Kiosk Software?

Kiosk software running on a kioskKiosk software is a security application specifically designed to transform a PC or tablet into a self-service kiosk.  The kiosk software is also responsible for locking down your kiosks operating system to prevent malicious user tampering, which is why kiosk software is often referred to as “kiosk lockdown software.”

Some common features of kiosk software include:

Ensures that your kiosk application is always running

In most cases the kiosk operator will desire to deliver their content in the form of a website or native application running on their kiosk.  An example of a native application for a kiosk running Microsoft Windows would be a .NET WPF application.  For the sake of brevity, for the remainder of this article I’m going to refer to the website or native application running on your kiosk as “your kiosk application.”

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Kiosk Touch Screen Software for Windows

KioskSimple kiosk touch screen software for WindowsKioskSimple kiosk touch screen software for Windows is optimized for touch screen kiosks and tablets and allows you to quickly convert your website or .NET WPF app into a self-service kiosk.  Try a free demo of KioskSimple kiosk touch screen software for Windows today!

Here’s just a few of the features in our KioskSimple kiosk touch screen software: Continue reading “Kiosk Touch Screen Software for Windows”

A Kiosk SDK Makes Accepting Payments Simple

KioskSimple kiosk SDKWe’ve made it easy to start accepting cash and credit card payments from your self-service kiosk by using the KioskSimple kiosk SDK.  Our kiosk SDK abstracts the complicated logic of several popular payment devices and greatly lowers the learning curve thereby saving you significant development costs.

Benefits of the KioskSimple kiosk SDK:

  • Speeds up development to save you time and money
  • Allows you to switch between supported payment devices with little to no code rework
  • Supports .NET WPF and JavaScript
  • Detailed code examples in C# and JavaScript
  • Free developer support included

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KioskSimple Windows Kiosk Software

KioskSimple Windows kiosk softwareKioskSimple is a Windows kiosk software which makes it easy to convert your tablet or PC into a self-service kiosk in just a few minutes.  We also offer a fully-featured free demo of our Windows kiosk software so you can try before you buy.

Key features of KioskSimple Windows kiosk software:

  • Quickly convert your website into a self-service kiosk in just a few minutes
  • Start your .NET WPF application in “kiosk mode”
  • Accept cash and credit card payments
  • Affordable kiosk licensing starting at just $199 per kiosk (one-time cost)
  • Includes a developer friendly kiosk SDK
  • Try the fully-featured free demo today!

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Lockdown Software For Kiosks

KioskSimple software for kiosksKioskSimple is a powerful software for kiosks which makes it easy to convert your existing website or .NET WPF application into a self-service kiosk.  We also offer a free demo of our software for kiosks so you can try before you buy.

Key features of KioskSimple software for kiosks:

  • Convert your website into a self-service kiosk in just a few easy steps
  • Run your .NET WPF application in “kiosk mode” Learn more
  • Accept payments using popular payment devices
  • Affordable per kiosk licensing starting at just $199/kiosk (one-time cost)
  • Includes a developer friendly kiosk SDK
  • Try the fully-featured free demo today

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KioskSimple Kiosk Mode Software for Windows

KioskSimple Kiosk Mode Software for WindowsKioskSimple is a “kiosk mode software” specifically designed to convert Windows PCs and tablets into a self-service kiosk in just a few easy steps.  If you’re looking to convert your existing website into a self-service kiosk then KioskSimple is the kiosk mode software for you.  We also support running a .NET WPF application in “kiosk mode”. Continue reading “KioskSimple Kiosk Mode Software for Windows”

Kiosk Software for Windows 7

KioskSimple kiosk software for Windows 7If you’re looking for affordable and reliable kiosk software for Windows 7 then look no further than KioskSimple for Windows.  We make it easy to convert your website or .NET WPF application into a self-service kiosk and we even offer a free demo so you can try it before you buy a single license.  We also offer free phone and email customer support and are happy to answer any questions you may have. Continue reading “Kiosk Software for Windows 7”