With changing technology, everything around us has now become more convenient. One such application of digital technology is the interactive touch foil digital kiosks in malls. You may have seen some malls and shopping centers already installed kiosks at the main entrance or on every floor. But do you know that digital kiosks offer much more versatile applications than just locating stores in a mall?
Well, it is not the first time you’ve heard about it right? So, here we will discuss the different types of digital kiosks available and how you can utilize them at your storefront or even at different floor levels in a mall.
Before we begin, you should know that interactive touch screen digital kiosks are one of the most popular media for advertisement and surveys as well. They are intuitive and can be customized according to your needs. These digital kiosks make the lives of the common people much simpler by providing them with an engaging yet informative environment.
Before we begin, you should know that digital kiosks are one of the most popular media for advertisement and surveys as well. They are intuitive and can be customized according to your needs. These digital kiosks make the lives of the common people much simpler by providing them with an engaging yet informative environment.
Digital Kiosks – a brief introduction
Digital kiosks are popular because they are free-standing and customizable. Just like our smartphones, you can add or remove any widget that you find useful or irrelevant, respectively. Since they can be easily installed, you can find them at the entrance of the building, waiting for areas, different floor levels, and even in retail aisles.
Every digital kiosk must have a screen and a processor enabled control unit that bridges the hardware to the software. Every kiosk content is developed using cloud-based software. Thus, you can remotely control the widgets and the content. You can also add various functionalities like store maps, store locator, book movie tickets, and other functions that required people earlier.
Due to their sleek design and eye-catching features, they can be easily noticed by the visitors. It acts as a virtual companion to the people as well as brands.
Digital Kiosk – The build
The commercial digital kiosks are generally made up of aluminum housings encasing the touch screen LED. This touch screen LEDs can be protected by sturdy film covers to give it longer durability and maximum protection.
Some of the hi-tech kiosks also have an integrated cooling system to reduce overheating. This is provided if the environmental condition is hot. However, most malls have centralized air conditioning systems so they don’t require a cooling system. Apart from that, the digital kiosks have a wide viewing angle with a 4000:1 contrast ratio. It provides much better visibility for the users. Some kiosks also have gorilla glass protection to avoid abrasing during multiple usages.
The 400-nit brightness doesn’t compromise the functioning of the kiosk. These commercial grade screens are rated for 70000 hours without image burn. Thus, they can be used 24/7. Now, let us talk about the different types of digital kiosks available.
Digital Kiosks – types and applications
Several kinds of digital kiosks can solve your needs. However, they are broadly classified based on screen size, orientation, and functionalities.
Based on the screen size, the kiosks can be of 32”, 43”, 48”, and 55”. Interactive digital displays can be of either portrait or landscape orientation. Based on the functionalities, you may opt for toughened glass for better screen protection, retail-based advertisement, store locator, etc.
However, malls are not the only place to station a digital kiosk. These screens can also be placed in airports, museums, hotels, railways, and many more.