Category: Etc.

For when projects go beyond our staple categories.

ADA Specifications for Interactive Kiosks

According to a U.S. Census Bureau 2002 survey, there are more than 51 million individuals with disabilities in the United States.  This demographic is estimated to account for more than $175 billion in annual discretionary spending, including more than $35 billion spent on dining out and more than $13 billion in annual travel expenditures. With […]

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When It Comes to Kiosks Nobody Does It Better

Over the course of our 40 year history, Olea Kiosks has earned its spot as a top kiosk manufacturer by priding itself on a commitment to personal service, superior quality, and meeting client timelines. Olea offers a line of sleek standard “off-the-shelf” kiosks, as well as fully-customized kiosk solutions, all of which are proudly manufactured […]

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Stop Cyber-Attacks at the Front Door with Cyber Security Kiosks

Nearly every day there is news of a new high-profile cyber-security attack.  These types of attacks are increasing in frequency, and the statistics on these trends are alarming. The AV-Test Institute, an independent malware research firm, analyzes and documents malicious programs. In just the twelve months between May 2015 and April 2016, the group recorded […]

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Fundraising Kiosks for Non-profits

We hear plenty about kiosks for commercial applications like retail, healthcare and hospitality, but what about leveraging the benefits of kiosks for not-for-profit endeavors? First, do not box in non-profit kiosks to the notion that they can only serve as fundraising kiosks, because that greatly diminishes the full spectrum of the features and benefits that […]

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What Is a Virtual Concierge Kiosk?

A virtual concierge can be anything from a fully immersive digital experience with live human interaction, or as simple as a mobile application that allows users to find information and services on their own. Regardless of the sophistication, virtual concierge services are on the rise, and more organizations are looking to virtual concierge kiosks as […]

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NFC Technology and Interactive Kiosks

Over the last 20 years, the mobile phone has evolved from a simple portable device used to make calls to the newest smartphones which are miniature handheld computers with more computing power than all of NASA’s computers that were used in the Apollo moon missions combined! One of the latest technologies to hit mobile devices […]

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How Self-Service Kiosks Are Improving the Consumer Experience

Self-service purchasing is changing the way we shop. 85% of Americans have used a self-service kiosk and that number is even higher for younger age groups. Consumers love the convenience and efficiency, and businesses love the ROI and faster queue turns. Self-service kiosks are a win-win. Self-Service Technologies Improve the Bottom Line According to some […]

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Cyber Security Kiosks Defend against the Growing Threat of Malware

  Anti-malware Cyber Security Kiosks Malware has experienced exponential proliferation since it was first discovered in 1984, when there were a mere 12 known instances of malware. In 2015, there were more than 400,000,000 malware instances with over 390,000 new instances of malicious programs discovered every day. For corporations, it is more important than ever […]

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Kiosk Security Using Biometric Scanners

Biometric security has made its place into the news as being a hot area for growth with a market expected to reach $13.8 B in 2015 [1]. When we think of biometric security we think of Hollywood and movies with spies and secret operatives, but biometrics has made its way into the features lists of […]

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Protecting Kiosks from Malware and Viruses

Recent headlines have been inundated with news about I.T. security breaches: Target, Staples, and even well-known banks like JP Morgan Chase. [1] Hackers have traditionally used online methods to distribute their viruses and malware, but now they have added physical transportation to their arsenal of tricks. Flash drives and SD cards give hackers a convenient, […]

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Apple Pay and Interactive Kiosks

The self-service kiosk industry grew 24% globally in 2013, and it is projected to continue this growth trend for at least the next five years[1].  Increasingly, consumers are not only open to the idea of using a self-service checkout option, such as an interactive kiosk, but as the general public’s comfort level with these self-service […]

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Olea Kiosks Case Study: TapSnap Portable Photo Booth

At Olea Kiosks, our design and engineering team takes pride in developing custom kiosk solutions that exceed the customer’s expectations for both form and function. One of our latest custom solutions, the TapSnap portable photobooth, is a perfect example of how we are able to integrate innovative technology with a cutting-edge aesthetic.  When TapSnap approached […]

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Case Study: JCDecaux Airport Charging Kiosk

Olea Kiosks was recently approached by JCDecaux Airport, Inc., the number one outdoor advertising company in the world[1], to engineer and manufacturer a cutting edge Digital charging station kiosk.  JCDecaux Airport, Inc. presented designs for a state-of-the-art digital kiosk that would be jam-packed with the latest electrical hardware technologies and include innovative features that create a […]

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Why the Government Is Investing in Self-Service Kiosks

Kiosks are increasingly being heralded as a technology through which the Federal Government, state governments and municipalities can engage with citizens and streamline many of their customer service functions. The Surge of Government Kiosks In the early 1990s, government agencies that wanted to provide a self-service option for constituents chose kiosks to handle a variety […]

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