How to make your outdoor kiosk successful
Self-service kiosks with touch screen interfaces have delivered great benefits to businesses and organizations, as well as their consumers. While many self-service kiosks are located inside, there are a number of use-cases where an outdoor kiosks will drive the best effect. These kiosks are being installed outside where weather, security, location, etc. need to be considered. Here are the steps to take in order to ensure your outdoor kiosk is successful. 1.Security Outdoor kiosks are often located in public spaces. When the kiosks have public access, they are probably to theft and vandalism. To discourage and prevent these, outdoor kiosks should be designed with anti-vandal features, such as tempered glass on the kiosk surface and abnormal alarms. Proper security for outdoor kiosks will ensure that the physical, data and network components of the kiosk are protected from vandalism. 2.Weather Protection Outdoor kiosks should be sealed properly to prevent the intrusion of water, smoke and dust. Outdoor kiosks should also have proper protection materials. Kiosks located outdoors may be exposed to elevated levels of temperature which requires a built in air-conditioning unit to avoid damaging the display, the computer and other components within the kiosk. Another problem encountered with outdoor kiosks is their poor readability because of sunlight. The display should be bright enough to have at least 2000 Nits of light to maintain readability in outdoor environments. 3.Durability When kiosks are installed outside, Kiosks should be installed with highly stable cement mounting to prevent shaking, banging and vibrations that could cause issues with internal components.This is also to protect the passers-by. These steps are important for an outdoor kiosk.