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The True Cost of Your Warranty

August 16, 2016

  At Advanced Kiosks we build our interactive kiosks to a high quality standard, and not in order to meet a particular price point. As a general rule, we refuse to cut corners in our design to compete in a . . .

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KIOSK BUYERS GUIDE

August 15, 2016

  When investing in any major equipment purchase, or large purchases in general, it is important to think through the entire process and consider what is involved in the investment. Listing out pro’s and con’s is always a good start, . . .

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DMV Kiosks: Bringing Back the DMV’s Good Name

August 1, 2016

  It’s been a sad, running joke for many years that most dreaded line to be standing in is one at the DMV. When we think about going to the DMV, we envision elongated lines, confused customers and clerks, and . . .

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Quarterly Newsletter: Second Quarter

July 25, 2016

Hello! Well, we have now crossed the halfway mark of 2016 into the heart of the summer and it’s been a hot one up in our little corner of New England. If you haven’t had the pleasure of taking a . . .

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Interactive Outdoor Kiosk Purposes

July 7, 2016

  Interactive outdoor kiosks are seen all over the place when we take a moment to think about it – from the ATMs we see driving down the road to the machines we use as we pay for a parking spot to . . .

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Patient Check In Kiosk Solutions for Healthcare

June 17, 2016

  Busy healthcare facilities, hospitals and service-specific departments (laboratory, radiology and similar) often have to contend with frustrated patients as well as overburdened front desk teams. Long lines and congestion at the front desk during check in create an initially . . .

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Kiosk Software 101: Lockdown Kiosk Software

June 10, 2016

  At Advanced Kiosks we have been designing and manufacturing high quality interactive kiosks for over 15 years, and through those years we have learned a lot . One of the big things that we have learned is that no . . .

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Event Calendar Software Uniting Communities

May 26, 2016

In any city, campus, or organization, there are events constantly happening.  Without checking each and every separate schedule daily, there is no way for people in the community to know what events are happening, when they are happening, or where . . .

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Interview: Milton CAT and Kiosk Customer Service

May 19, 2016

While Advanced Kiosks strives for excellence in customer service and satisfaction from the beginning to the end of a project, we realize that perfection isn’t always an attainable goal. We believe that customer service can be measured best in the situations . . .

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2D Barcode Scanner Solution for Driver’s Licenses

April 26, 2016

Adding a 2D Barcode Scanner Saves Your Customers’ Time   Previously we had offered a driver’s license scanning solution through the use of photo capture. The way this worked is that the technology would take a photo of your driver’s license and . . .

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How Do College Campuses Utilize Interactive Kiosks?

April 19, 2016

College campuses are centers for growth an innovation, and technology plays in important role in maintaining that status. Students, as well as faculty, expect their schools to keep up with new and emerging technologies to remain the cutting edge institutions we . . .

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Quarterly Newsletter: First Quarter 2016

The sunshine is upon us in the beautiful Lakes Region of New Hampshire and it finally feels like spring is here to stay. As usual, the Advanced Kiosks Team has been hard at work engineering, designing, and manufacturing new, exciting interactive kiosks . . .

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Interview: Automated Self Storage with Brad Minsley

April 11, 2016

I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Brad Minsley about his interactive kiosk project for his self storage facilities. Brad is a savvy businessman who has had a very successful career in real estate. After working in the multi-family business world . . .

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19 Innovation Quotes to Inspire You

April 4, 2016

Innovation is something that you often hear companies, governments, and various other organizations talking about and it’s something that Advanced Kiosks works on every day. Innovation drives our business in everything we do from engineering to manufacturing to sales and marketing, and . . .

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Kiosk Software 101: GreenTimer and the UoP

March 31, 2016

With every kiosk we ship we supply a full suite of kiosk software to manage the self service technology. One kiosk software product that we have had for years, but that gets little fanfare, is GreenTimer.  To ensure a touch screen kiosk will continue . . .

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Peripheral Hardware and Interactive Kiosk Options

March 28, 2016

Peripheral Hardware and Interactive Kiosk Options: It’s not what CAN a kiosk do, it what do you WANT the kiosk to do.   When looking to purchase an interactive kiosk it’s much like making any other large investment. Thought and . . .

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Check In Kiosk Systems in Church: An Interview with Lisa Middleton

March 10, 2016

I recently sat down with Lisa Middleton of Northeast Christian Church to discuss NECC’s check in kiosk project

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Self Service and Self Storage

March 7, 2016

5 Ways Self Service Kiosks are Enhancing Self Storage Facilities

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Keyboards Around The World! (At least some of them…)

February 29, 2016

How familiar are you with a computer keyboard?

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What is a kiosk? Why are kiosks so important?

February 22, 2016

  In our daily lives we use different pieces of technology, and machines, that make our tasks and jobs easier.

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Qline Queue Software Demo Video

February 18, 2016

Einstein said it best, “Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.”

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Healthcare Kiosk Uses Vary Greatly

February 15, 2016

  Last week we had a meeting where I was looking for answers to what customers ask for when they inquire about a healthcare kiosk project.

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Kiosk Software: Free Software Manufacturers Should Include

February 8, 2016

When considering an interactive kiosk project there are two main areas that you must put the most thought into.

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What a Building Directory Should Do

February 1, 2016

You walk into a building for the appointment you’re already running late for

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Church Check In Systems: Protecting Your Church Family

Church Check In Systems: Protecting Your Church Family

January 28, 2016

What is the number one, most important reason churches use interactive kiosks?

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Employee Kiosk Solutions

January 25, 2016

When you are considering an employee kiosk roll out for your organization

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What Kiosk Manufacturers Want You to Know

January 19, 2016

What Kiosk Manufacturers Want You to Know About Self-Service Technology The Opportunities for Your Business are Endless

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Quarterly Newsletter: Fourth Quarter 2015

Happy New Year from the entire Advanced Kiosks team and welcome to the most recent release of our Quarterly Newsletter! We have some thrilling news to share with you today, including a brand spanking new interactive kiosk for all of your ticketing needs. . . .

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Interview: David Andrews PART 2

January 13, 2016

Thank you for waiting for the second part of Advanced Kiosks’ interview with David Andrews, author of, “Why Does the Other Line Always Move Faster?”

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ADVANCE HOW YOU DO HR – ZAMOK SOLUTION

January 12, 2016

ZAMOK: NOT JUST AN HR PORTAL

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Interview: David Andrews PART 1

January 6, 2016

The psychology of waiting is something that we don’t tend to give much thought to, but we spend countless hours of our lives doing.

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Interactive Kiosk Ideas: 5 Ways to Use Your Interactive Kiosk

Interactive Kiosk Ideas: 5 Ways to Use Your Kiosk

December 28, 2015

5 actual discussions I’ve had in the past week with people who want to use an interactive kiosk

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Learn About Employee Self Service with Our Free Whitepaper

December 9, 2015

Employee Self Service as a Significant Cost Savings Solution

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HR Solutions to Help Employees Not Drown in Paperwork

HR Solutions & Self Service Technology

HR Solutions Lighten the Load for Employees By Using Interactive Kiosks

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Student Retention Increases with Computer Kiosks

November 24, 2015

It’s that time of year again. Students have made their way through another semester, they are getting ready for finals and then their winter break starts.

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Touch Screen Technology’s Newest Advancements

November 13, 2015

A glimpse at some touch screen changes that are sure to make waves for interactive technology.

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Quarterly Newsletter: Third Quarter 2015

October 19, 2015

Greetings from the entire Advanced Kiosks team as we welcome you to our most recent release of our Quarterly Newsletter! We have some interesting material to cover today including a feature highlight video, some news of where you can find . . .

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VOIP Solution Highlight Video from Advanced Kiosks

October 16, 2015

Interactive kiosks have a tremendous amount of functionalities and options, such as VOIP, which we are highlighting today. Here we review Voice Over IP in our Solution Highlight video.

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Self-service tech & you!

October 1, 2015

A queuing system infographic I made that covers some of the basics of utilizing a virtual queuing system, enjoy!

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The Evolution of Self-Service Technology

September 25, 2015

As society continues to grow, the demand for consumer controlled experiences is quickly becoming a major priority. This infographic shows the evolution of self-service technology and how it has increased over the years.

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Tablet for a kiosk? Here are some things to remember.

September 7, 2015

Tablets are cool devices! But can they serve as an interactive kiosk? (Info-graphic)

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WELCOME TO AKx!

September 5, 2015

A Greeting & Introduction From the Advanced Kiosks President, Howard Horn [hr]

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Advanced Kiosks Revolutionizes the Way People Wait

February 13, 2015

New Queuing Software Keeps Customers Happy & Everyone Informed Managing walk-in traffic efficiently and effectively is integral to success in both the public and private sectors today. That’s why Advanced Kiosks, an innovator of self-service systems, has developed Qline, simple . . .

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Quarterly Newsletter: First Quarter 2015

January 5, 2015

What’s New at Advanced Kiosks? A sleek pedestal kiosk model, queuing software and an innovative partnership! At Advanced Kiosks, our mission statement is at the heart of everything we do. “To make self-service kiosk technology beautiful and easy to use . . .

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Quarterly Newsletter: Third Quarter 2014

November 19, 2014

What’s New at Advanced Kiosks? We have released a lot of new products in the past few months and we’re excited to share with you some of our new kiosk solutions. Check out our newest kiosk model, software solution, and . . .

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Advanced Kiosks Unites Busy Campus Calendars

November 10, 2014

  Academic silos are today’s norm. Every department, every unit is booked solid. The College of Fine Arts can’t be expected to know what the Athletics Department is doing. The admissions office can’t keep tabs on the med school. And . . .

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Advanced Kiosks Maximizes Customer Satisfaction While Minimizing Footprint

November 5, 2014

New Space-Saving Countertop Kiosk With Multi-Touch Interface Is Versatile & Affordable Advanced Kiosks, one of the world’s largest producers and innovators of self-service kiosks, is proud to announce the latest addition to its hardware product line. The Countertop Kiosk is the . . .

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Advanced Kiosks Puts A New Spin On An Old Favorite

October 13, 2014

Updated iKiosk Features Elegant Design & 32″ Touch-Screen Monitor The eye-catching iKiosk is a favorite of retailers all over the country, and this fall, it has a new look for the new season. The bold makeover was a labor of . . .

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iKiosks Are Gateway to Premier Dental Facility

July 13, 2014

Advanced Kiosks Provides Controlled Entry System for University of the Pacific’s Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry University of the Pacific’s Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry officially opened the doors of its state-of-the-art, $151 million campus this month. The . . .

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Health Education Center Improves Student Intake

June 29, 2014

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center provides enhanced service and efficient queuing to its students through digital kiosks. For the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, which serves a community immersed in the latest technology, the admissions department developed . . .

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Advanced Kiosks Releases 2014’s Must-Have Marketing Tool

January 9, 2014

Visually Stunning i2 Kiosk is Eye-Catching & Interactive Advanced Kiosks, one of the largest producers and innovators of self-service kiosks in the country, is proud to announce the release of its i2 Kiosk. Designed specifically for advertising and promotion, the . . .

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Advanced Kiosks is Health Care’s First Line of Defense

December 15, 2013

Southwestern Vermont Medical Center Uses Kiosks to Vet Vendors Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC) now prescreens all outside vendors with five Compact Power Kiosks from Advanced Kiosks, one of the largest producers and innovators of self-service kiosks in the country. . . .

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Maine Innovates Client Services with Self-Service Kiosks

September 16, 2013

The Revolution: A Paper-Free Future   One year ago, Maine’s Office for Family Independence(OFI) created its Eligibility Management Future State Program (EMFSP). EMFSP was tasked with revolutionizing the way Maine residents apply for and receive need-based benefits like food supplements, . . .

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Document Kiosk meets University of North Dakota’s Printing Needs

September 14, 2010

The Challenge In 2010, the University of North Dakota entered an institution-wide strategic planning initiative known as Exceptional UND. Fortunately, the Information Technology division was ahead of the game. Having undertaken its own strategic planning process in 2008, it identified . . .

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