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Interactive Kiosks Touchscreen Options - Olea Kiosks Models

Are All Touchscreens Created Equal?

Interactive touchscreens come in several varieties. Here’s a quick overview of the types and the applications to which each is best suited. Although interactive touchscreens have been around in one form or another since the late 1970s, over the past 10 years or so they’ve become an integral part of our lives. In fact, thanks […]

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Interactive kiosks vs. mobile apps

Kiosks vs. Mobile Apps

Although mobile apps were once predicted to overshadow self-service kiosks, both have become a key component of many businesses’ digital strategy. Seven years ago, the CEO of a restaurant technology firm predicted that self-service kiosks were on the way out, their purpose made irrelevant by the spread of mobile apps. Why would a customer bother […]

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AMD Global Telemedicine Announces Strategic Partnership with Olea Kiosks

AMD Global Telemedicine Inc. (AMD), the pioneer of clinical Telemedicine Encounter Management Solutions (TEMS) ®, and Olea Kiosks Inc, the premier global designer and manufacturer of self-service kiosks, announce a partnership to deliver customized kiosks for telehealth applications. The two long-standing healthcare vendors have combined their engineering and technology resources to offer a solution that addresses increasing […]

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Telehealth Kiosks to Improve Access, Costs, Part I

By delivering services where consumers live and work, telehealth providers eye a new, more efficient channel for medical care. No matter what a person’s political persuasion may be, there’s one thing on which nearly everyone can agree: Healthcare costs continue to rise despite efforts to rein them in. Fortunately, telehealth and self-service kiosks can offer […]

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Traci Martin, Olea’s Director of Vertical Markets, Enters Kiosk Hall of Fame

Lightning, it appears, can strike twice. The Kiosk Industry Association has announced that Traci Martin, director of vertical markets for Olea Kiosks, will be inducted into the group’s prestigious Kiosk Hall of Fame, becoming the company’s second executive to receive the mantle. Inductees are nominated by their peers as a way to recognize the honorees’ […]

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Kiosks and Security: How Prepared Are You?

In preparation for a story on KioskMarketplace.com, editor Elliot Maras submitted several questions to Olea Kiosks about kiosks and the issue of anti-hacking security. He gave us permission to share our full answers, which are published below. What are the biggest hacking threats to self-serve kiosks? Several come to mind. Running an obsolete operating system […]

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Digital Signage Expo 2017: Two Roads Converging

The following perspective on DSE 2017 was written by Craig Keefner, a manager at Olea Kiosks and the founder of the Kiosk Industry Group. I have been in the kiosk industry for 25 years, and over that quarter of a century I’ve attended more than my fair share of tradeshows and other events. Most of […]

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Press Release: Olea Kiosks Dominates Innovation Awards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Self-service leader in healthcare, gaming and other verticals is top vote-getter in multiple categories in KioskMarketplace.com competition. Olea Kiosks has dominated the inaugural Most Innovative Kiosk Awards. Industry news and information leader KioskMarketplace.com held the competition to determine the most innovative kiosks in eight deployment categories. The results were announced earlier today, March […]

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Healthcare Kiosks Can Help Relieve Administrative Headaches

 When healthcare providers search for new ways to grow their bottom line, they often start by looking for new ways to cut administrative costs.  Per one study, U.S. hospitals spend roughly 25 percent of their budget on administrative expenses annually, and many organizations are reducing costs and improving the patient experience by using healthcare kiosks […]

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Kiosks and the Emergence of the Smarter City

People are returning to cities in such large numbers, the 2010s are being called the ‘decade of the city.’ In this Olea exclusive white paper, we look at how self-service kiosks and digital signage are helping officials make it easier for them to travel, find their way around and even keep one another safe. Download “Kiosks […]

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Lead Generation Kiosks: The Automated Sales Assistant

Sales is all about finding leads, courting a potential customer and then closing the deal. In a recent survey of 4,500 marketing and sales professionals, 65 percent named their top challenge as finding high quality leads, specifically contact information for possible clients. To combat this challenge, many forward-thinking sales managers are utilizing digital kiosks placed […]

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HR Gives Kiosks a Great Performance Review

Among all corporate departments, arguably none has experienced the modern expansion and increased complexity of duties such as those faced by the good folks down in human resources. While most employees can guess a few of their roles or recall them from experience, the array of modern HR responsibilities is much broader than payroll, insurance […]

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Myth Busters: 3 Myths Concerning EMV and What You Really Need to Know

In businesses everywhere, customers are paying for goods or services by inserting chip cards into cutting-edge smart terminals instead of swiping their mag-stripe-only predecessors through the familiar side slot. Chip card technology, or EMV, is a state-of-the-art payment standard that connects payment cards at the point of service with an embedded chip microprocessor instead of […]

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Your Kiosk Project Part III: How to Get Staff Buy-In

Just because you’re convinced that kiosks are the best solution to a company problem doesn’t mean that others in the organization are going to immediately embrace your proposal. In parts one and two of our four-part series on how to get buy-in for your kiosk project, we examined ways to get executives and IT teams […]

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Your Kiosk Project Part II: How to Get IT Department Buy-In

If you missed part one of our roadmap to convincing colleagues to buy-in to a self-service kiosk project, we discussed effective ways to communicate the revenue generating possibilities of automated customer service with busy executives. As business executives tend to be bottom-line oriented, a conversation about return on investment is critical, and studies consistently show […]

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Your Kiosk Project Part I: How to Get Executive Buy-In

If you’re in business, you’re in sales. At least that’s the maxim that acknowledges that no matter whether we ever meet an honest-to-goodness customer or not, each of us has priorities we believe should be higher inside the organization, projects that should be more imperative and data that should receive more urgent attention. You get […]

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