Industry News - Kiosks

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Site Kiosk Software

9 November 2010

When considering a kiosk project, the software application that will run on the kiosk is incredibly important. Ensuring a good combination of suitable kiosk and usable software will go a long way to making the kiosk solution usable and enjoyable for your target audience. Sitekiosk software is a secure web browser solution which ensures that the information displayed on the kiosk via the web is safe from misuse and abuse by the public. Site... Read More

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Kiosk helping McDonald's customers order healthier meals

9 May 2012

Kiosk helping McDonald's customers order healthier meals Nutritional kiosks have been deployed in the restaurant industry at somewhat of a trickling pace. Outside of a few fast casual concepts Au Bon Pain caf added them in 2003 and Uno's recently installed them at Uno Due Go they remain largely nonexistent. However, some in the foodservice and technology industries are predicting that is about to change as menu labeling laws roll out la... Read More

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The Classic XL Multi-Touch Kiosk

9 March 2011

Acante have made yet another leap forward into the exciting new world of Multi-Touch technology by adding a new kiosk to their range: The Classic XL. Based on Acante's highest selling Kiosk The Classic, the XL is a Multi-Touch ready, internet enabled, fully brandable 32" Kiosk solution. The Classic XL takes the 32" Multi-Touch Touchscreen that has proved so popular in the 32" Glass Kiosk solution and combines it with the more functional fo... Read More

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Acante Kiosks in Retail Applications

8 April 2013

The demands for interactivity in and around the retail environment and the requirements for access to more and more services online have resulted in the increase use of Acante touch screen solutions to deliver online shopping, transactional facilities, interactive way-finding and product catalogues via kiosk based technology. Acante kiosks have become the ideal solution to deliver store information, internet access, way-finding, online service... Read More

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Acante Target Ellipse Kiosk at Retail Market

7 November 2012

Acante Ltd have continued to strengthen their kiosk range with the edition of the Ellipse Kiosk, targeted at increasing their hold on the retail market. In the current financial climate, more and more retail brands and high street shops are turning to touchscreen technology and kiosks to improve service, queue bust, and retain customers by offering them the ability to order in out of stock products from their website. The Ellipse kiosk offers... Read More

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Hot Desking Kiosk Solutions

7 March 2013

Hot desking, or location independent working, are phrases used to describe a new set of working practices. When hot desking solutions are deployed employees are no longer constrained to a fixed desk or working environment, they are in fact allocated work space according to their specific needs on a day to day basis. Acante kiosks have become the ideal solution through which to manage hot desking applications and assign independent working prot... Read More

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British Film Institute choose Acante Apollo Kiosk

7 March 2012

The British Film Institute have chosen the Acante Apollo Kiosk to service their requirements for unmanned ticketing solutions. The Apollo is a new distinctive range of LED illuminated Kiosks combining all the versatility to interact with a whole host of information resources through its 17" capacitive touch screen. Add on a vandal resistant IP65 sealed keyboard & tracker ball and you have an Internet access Kiosk that can operate via wireless... Read More

National Football Museum Choose Acante Classic Kiosk

7 April 2011

The National Football Museum in Manchester have chosen the Acante Classic Kiosk for a prestigious new exhibition. With the market being flooded with low cost kiosks from the Far East and Eastern Europe, Acante have decided to create a budget kiosk but built it in the UK at Acante's factory in Reading ensuring our high quality engineering and quality standards are retained. With a small footprint this unit is ideal in situations where floor ... Read More

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Keele University continue to roll out Acante Classic Access Kiosks

6 September 2011

The Classic Access is a flexible Kiosk which will deliver a full range of Internet services directly to customers. Whether you want users to surf-the-net freely, or simply have access to a particular website, the Internet Kiosk can be configured to give as much control over user access levels as you need. A small footprint makes this unit is ideal in situations where floor space is limited. With the market being flooded with low cost kiosk... Read More

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National Oceanography Centre choose Acante Multi-touch Kiosk

6 February 2012

The National Oceanography Centre has chosen the Acante 32" Multi-touch kiosk to front a new interactive project. Acante can now offer their 32 large format kiosk with 6 and 32 point Multi-touch touch screen options. The integration of the very latest in touch screen multi-touch technology means that we can supply our first standalone multi-touch ready large format touch screen kiosk. A Seamless combination of both form and function, this ... Read More

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Acante Continue To Supply Kiosks Into Job Centres

5 March 2012

Acante continue to supply information kiosks into Job Centres across the country. The Apollo kiosk is proving to be a successful solution in this market due to it's eye catching aesthetics, robust build quality and impressive versatility. The Apollo is a new distinctive range of LED illuminated Kiosks combining all the versatility to interact with a whole host of information resources through its 17" capacitive touch screen. Add on a vandal ... Read More

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J.P Morgan Choose Acante Kiosks

5 April 2012

J.P Morgan Chase have chosen the Acante 32" kiosk for the wayfinder solution A Seamless combination of both form and function, this 32 Glass kiosk will bring visual impact to any situation. Successful in applications ranging from customer orientation to e-learning, this popular design will give your customers the ability to independently find the information that they need through interactive touch screen systems. This striking unit is... Read More

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Kiosk Software Solutions

4 November 2010

Acante have been supplying touch screen information kiosks and touch screen solutions for over 10 years having now deployed thousands of touch screen Information kiosks, touch screen Internet Kiosks and touch screen Wall Mount Kiosks across the UK, Europe and Worldwide. Touch screen Information kiosks have been used for many years to interact with customers and visitors in order to convey specific messages, relay information and allow publi... Read More

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iPad kiosks: The cheap, unreliable kiosk solution

4 July 2012

We wanted to test the feasibility of using them for streamlined kiosk projects that, if successful, could pave the way for an easy to replace all-in-one kiosk solution. For those that are unaware, let me explain: A new trend has been spreading in the industry which involves putting iPads in secure enclosures, whether they be free-standing or wall-mounted, and using them as a self-service kiosk solution. On the outset it seems like a great ide... Read More

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Acante Interactive Kiosks smooth hospital pain points

4 February 2013

Acante have been supplying kiosks and interactive kiosk based solutions into the NHS for many years our solutions include a full range of interactive kiosks and kiosk solutions suitable for the Self Service NHS market. Acante note that a recent article in www.kioskmarketplace.com identifies a huge growth in visits to emergency departments (ED) has hospitals using a number of treatment innovations including patient tracking software and self-se... Read More

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Kiosks continue to improve healthcare experiences

31 May 2011

Healthcare providers continually look for new and improved ways to contain their costs and improve efficiency. Kiosks have continued to be a popular choice. Kiosks can be used in many different healthcare environments, these include: Patient check-in Patient check-in kiosks could be tailored to manage Electronic Records and check-in functions. Track, trend & manage (biometrics) Kiosk... Read More

Alaska Airlines offers self-bag tagging

30 May 2012

Alaska Airlines is debuting self-bag tagging for customers traveling out of Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The process allows customers to print and attach their own luggage tags from a self-service kiosk in the airport lobby and then, in one step, show their identification and drop their bag off with an airline representative for security screening and loading onto an aircraft, according to a company press release. Following a success... Read More

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Acante Optimize Kiosk for DDA Compliance

29 September 2010

Acante have optimised their popular Touchscreen Information kiosk and Touch screen Internet Access Kiosk for use by the partially sighted. The standard 17" touchscreen has been replaced with a bright 20" panel touch screen allowing for larger onscreen icons and ease of interaction. A high contrast, high visibility keyboard and trackerball have been incorporated, set against the Kiosk's black powder coated finish, allowing maximum visibility and e... Read More

Nigerian travel agency booking trips via kiosks

28 June 2012

A Nigerian travel agency, World 'N Traveland, is deploying kiosks to provide one-stop travel services to Nigerian travelers, according to a company press release. Users can make reservations, get travel tips and information on the latest travel packages. Unveiling the machine at a press conference in Lagos, Olufunlayo Faloye, CEO of World 'N Traveland, said that the kiosk is a one-stop all encompassing travel shop that provides the Nigerian tr... Read More

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Groupon pushing deals with street-side touchscreens

28 June 2012

Groupon is hoping the multitouch displays it's deploying in Chicago this week will entice passers-by to purchase deals. The Chicago-based deal company partnered with Elevate Digital and Tribune Media Services to provide Chicagoans and tourists with instant, local offers from Groupon Now! on digital signage, according to a company press release. The touch screens will be in Pioneer Court, next to the Tribune Towers, June 28 and 29, offering the ... Read More

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Nottingham University Hospital Kiosks in partnership with System C

28 July 2014

Acante Solutions Limited are pleased to announce a new and exciting partnership with System C. We will be working alongside each other on a roll out of patient kiosks at Nottingham University Hospital. This pilot scheme will ensure a more efficient patient experience, for a self-check in service using System C innovative software. The kiosks are due to be installed at the end of July and we at Acante are very proud to be working alongside bo... Read More

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Hotel Kiosks

28 February 2011

The demands for interactivity within hotels and the requirements for access to more and more services online have resulted in the use of touch screen solutions to deliver check in services, interactive way-finding, internet access and information on local travel, tourist hotspots and amenities via kiosk based technology. Kiosks have also become the ideal solution to deliver ticketing and queue busting functions, improving the custo... Read More

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London Borough Of Havering Choose Acante's Bravo Kiosk

27 September 2010

London Borough of Havering have chosen Acante's Bravo Kiosk to fulfill their requirement for an intelligent kiosk solution with an A4 laser printer. The Bravo, a new range of Kiosks designed with versatility in mind, is now available with a fully integrated A4 Colour Laser Printer. The Bravo will allow customers to interact with a whole host of information resources through its 15", 17" or 19" capacitive touch screen. Add on a vandal re... Read More

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Kiosks utilised for visitor management and self-badging

27 September 2010

Visitor Management & Self-Badging Kiosks A recent article from kioskmarketplace.com identified that visitor management/self-badging touch screen kiosks allow companies to tightly control who is authorized to enter a particular facility, without the need to hire more staff. In addition to this, the check-in process would run more quickly, efficeintly and smoothly, creating a much better customer experience. Other benefits included: ... Read More

NHS Kiosks

27 April 2011

Acante are continuing to provide more and more Touchscreen Kiosk solutions into the NHS for uses ranging from customer feedback and internet access to patient check in. The Classic Kiosk is becoming more and more popular with hospitals and NHS trusts due to its hygenic wipe clean mild steel body and resistive touchscreen, its DDA (Disability Discrimination Act) compliance, its versatility as an information point and its ease of use. ... Read More

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Kiosk Application: Retail

24 February 2011

The demands for interactivity in and around the retail environment and the requirements for access to more and more services online have resulted in the use of touch screen solutions to deliver online shopping, transactional facilities, interactive way-finding and product catalogues via kiosk based technology. Kiosks have become the ideal solution to deliver store information, internet access, way-finding, online services, queue busting and... Read More

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Hands on, the multi-touch kiosk revolution

24 February 2011

Multi-Touch technology has been receiving a huge amount of attention recently with the emergence of Multi-touch phones, MP3 players and interactive tablets, all of which offer the user a unique opportunity to interact with touch screens in a manner that is both innovative and intuitive. But what exactly is it and how can markets such as retail and gaming use it to revitalise their existing kiosk solutions? Multi-touch technology allows one... Read More

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Acante Kiosk Software Solutions

23 March 2011

Acante have partnered with leading Kiosk Software providers to provide a one stop shop for your Touchscreen Kiosk requirements. From secure browsers to full bespoke web and software solutions, we can provide a complete package fully integrated with our intelligent and reliable kiosk hardware. When looking at a kiosk solution consideration needs to be given to the kiosk software application that will run on the kiosk. Ensuring a good comb... Read More

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Acante continue to build bespoke kiosks

23 March 2011

Creating and designing a custom kiosk from scratch can be a complex and expensive thing to do. Building a prototype custom kiosk can also be demanding and time consuming. Acante have designed and built many bespoke prototype custom kiosks over the years, with many of these prototype custom kiosks rolling out into full production. Acante has over thirty years experience in electronic engineering and design, ... Read More

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Anglesey Sea Zoo choose the Acante 32

23 March 2011

Anglesey Sea Zoo have chosen the Acante 32" Glass Kiosk for their new interactive exhibit. A Seamless combination of both form and function, the 32 Glass kiosk will bring visual impact to any situation. Successful in applications ranging from customer orientation to e-learning, this popular design will give your customers the ability to independently find the information that they need through interactive touch screen sy... Read More

Acante feature in Kiosk Europe news

23 March 2011

The following article is taken from www.kioskeurope.com Acante explains how kiosk technology can add to the museum experience Museums need to ensure that they convey information to their audience as accurately and efficiently as possible. The information also needs to be communicated in a way that both educates and develops audience interest. Over many years, both paid and free to enter tourist attractions, especia... Read More

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Acante and Signs Express team up to offer Branding Solutions

23 March 2011

At Acante we work in partnership with Signs Express to offer our customers a wide range of quality branding solutions. With options ranging from a small signature logo to complete vinyl coverage, a Acante kiosk becomes a blank canvas for your branding. The vinyl option also gives you the flexibility to rebrand in the future should your application change. Artwork should be supplied in EPS or high res Jpeg format, we will then supply a moc... Read More

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Chester Zoo choose Acante Glass Kiosk

23 March 2011

Chester Zoo have chosen the Acante Glass Kiosk to compliment their new entrance system. The Glass Kiosk was chosen for it's aesthetic as well as possessing the required flexibility and touchscreen functionality to fulfill their requirements. A seamless combination of both form and function, the Glass Kiosk will bring visual impact to any situation. Successful in applications ranging from customer orientation to elearning, this popular design ... Read More

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Cardiff County Council Choose Acante Classic Access Kiosk

23 February 2011

Cardiff County Council have chosen the Acante Classic Access Kiosk with stainless steel keyboard and mouse to meet their point of information, customer feedback and secure public internet requirements. The Classic Access is a flexible Kiosk which will deliver a full range of Internet services directly to customers. Whether you want users to surf-the-net freely, or simply have access to a particular website, the Internet Kiosk can be confi... Read More

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Zebra customers weigh in on what makes a printer state-of-the-art

23 April 2012

Recently, KioskMarketplace.com reported on six features of the state-of-the-art kiosk printer As a follow-up to that article, we took a look at the features most requested by our customers. Their top priorities lie in the areas of price, reliability and integration.Kiosk printersthat can achieve those goals in an innovative way provide retailers with a product that meets the ever-changing needs o... Read More

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Child-friendly kiosks in Museums

22 September 2010

In a recent article published in www.kioskmarketplace.com it was identified that Kiosks at the National Children's Museum will be using child friendly kiosks giving kids the ability to check out prototype exhibit components and programs, share their ideas about what should be included in the new museum and participate in educational programs related to the Museum's core content areas. The Web kiosks are located at The Launch Zone at Natio... Read More

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Application - Interactive Kiosks

22 October 2010

Acante have been supplying touch screen interactive kiosk solutions and touch screen LCD for over 10 years having now deployed thousands of touch screen Interactive kiosks, Information kiosks, touch screen Internet Kiosks and touch screen Wall Mount Kiosks across the UK, Europe and Worldwide. Interactive kiosks are designed to incorporate a multidue of peripherals including chip & pin, coin mechanisms, note validatiors, colour printers and ... Read More

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Prison Kiosk Solutions

22 August 2011

Acante Ltd continue to supply robust Kiosks and Toughened Touchscreen technology into the prison sector, working closely with a leading software provider to successfully install large roll outs across the country. Acante have designed and built the Delta Kiosk for a market that requires a more rugged and secure kiosk whilst being able to host a multitude of peripherals including printers, card readers and biometric solutions. The Delta kio... Read More

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Kiosk Application - Information Kiosks

21 October 2010

Touch screen Information kiosks have been used for many years to interact with customers and visitors in order to convey specific messages, relay information and allow the public access to the internet. Acante have been supplying touch screen information kiosks and touch screen solutions for over 10 years having now deployed thousands of touch screen Information kiosks, touch screen Internet Kiosks and touch screen Wall Mount Kiosks across ... Read More

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The Rifles Museum choose the Acante Classic Kiosk

20 September 2012

With the market being flooded with low cost kiosks from the Far East and Eastern Europe, Acante have decided to create a budget kiosk but built it in the UK at Acante's factory in Reading ensuring our high quality engineering and quality standards are retained. With a small footprint this unit is ideal in situations where floor space is limited. Acante Kiosks are also designed to be wheelchair friendly in keeping with DDA guidelines. The Cl... Read More

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Bexley School to install Acante Apollo Kiosk

20 September 2012

The Apollo is a new distinctive range of LED illuminated Kiosks combining all the versatility to interact with a whole host of information resources through its 17" capacitive touch screen. Add on a vandal resistant IP65 sealed keyboard & tracker ball and you have an Internet access Kiosk that can operate via wireless LAN or static point. If your customer requires a transactional kiosk then the Apollo comes into its own. The modular design a... Read More

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Unilink Software Choose Acante Kiosks

20 September 2010

Unilink Software have chosen Acante's Point of Information and Delta Kiosks for use in harsh prison environments "Let us introduce you to one of our latest products, the biometric kiosk. The NForce/ATM is a combination of biometrics, touch screen and Unilink's software applications. Piloted early in 2008 the results of trial use were so good that over 200 were implemented in that year alone. Now this has become an accepted technology, enjoy... Read More

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O2 Choose Acante's Glass Kiosk

20 September 2010

O2 Telefonica have chosen Acante's Glass Kiosk equiped with contactless MiFare readers to spearhead their new hot desking initiative. A seamless combination of both form and function, the Glass Kiosk will bring visual impact to any situation. Successful in applications ranging from customer orientation to elearning, this popular design will give your customers the ability to independently find the information that they need through interact... Read More

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Acante Launch The Classic Access Kiosk

20 September 2010

Introducing the Classic Access Kiosk The Classic Access is a flexible Kiosk which will deliver a full range of Internet services directly to customers. Whether you want users to surf-the-net freely, or simply have access to a particular website, the Internet Kiosk can be configured to give as much control over user access levels as you need. A small footprint makes this unit is ideal in situations where floor space is limited. With t... Read More

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Luton PCT Choose Acante's Classic Kiosk

20 September 2010

Luton PCT choose Acante's Classic Kiosk to provide interactive check in services At sub £2,000 per kiosk, the Classic kiosk is a revolution in kiosk manufacturing in the UK. The touchscreen is at exactly the right height and angle to allow for easy use by children, adults and wheelchair users alike, fitting in with the Disability Discrimination Act. This versatile kiosk can be used as an internet kiosk or a point of information solution... Read More

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Keele University Roll Out New Acante Classic Access Kiosk

20 September 2010

Keele University have chosen Acante's brand new Classic Access Kiosk to provide their interactive internet access services. The Classic Access is a flexible Kiosk which will deliver a full range of Internet services directly to customers. Whether you want users to surf-the-net freely, or simply have access to a particular website, the Internet Kiosk can be configured to give as much control over user access levels as you need. A sma... Read More

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Dinosaur Isle Choose Acante Glass Kiosk

20 September 2010

Dinosaur Isle chose the Acante Glass Kiosk to host their new interactive content "A new interactive display has now been installed in our first gallery. It was purchased with funds from Dinosaur Isle and grant-aid from MLA. Two shows are already available, one on Ichthyosaurs and a second with views of the Island's coastal geology. Both shows are operated directly from the touch-screen. More shows are being produced and will ... Read More

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Sanctuary Housing Choose Acante Classic Kiosk

20 September 2010

Sanctuary Housing have chosen the Acante Classic Kiosk to provide tennants with information and obtain customer feedback. With the market being flooded with low cost kiosks from the Far East and Eastern Europe, Acante have decided to create a budget kiosk but built it in the UK at Acante's factory in Reading ensuring our high quality engineering and quality standards are retained. With a small footprint this unit is ideal in situations ... Read More

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Acante Launch The Elite Kiosk

20 September 2010

Acante add to their ever expanding range of interactive kiosk solutions with the launch of the new Elite Kiosk A seamless combination of both form and function, this Kiosk will bring visual impact to any situation. Successful in applications ranging from customer orientation to elearning, this popular design will give your customers the ability to independently find the information that they need through interactive touchscreen systems. ... Read More

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Interactive Kiosks smooth hospital pain points

20 September 2010

Acante note that a recent article in www.kioskmarketplace.com identifies a huge growth in visits to emergency departments (ED) has hospitals using a number of treatment innovations including patient tracking software and self-service kiosks that allow patients to input symptoms, according to CMIO, a magazine and website for medical executives. Between 1997 and 2007, visits to EDs increased from 352.8 visits per 1,000 persons to 390.5 per 1,... Read More

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NFC-enabled boarding gate reader on display at Passenger Terminal Expo

20 April 2012

According to Kiosk Marketplace.... Access IS will demonstrate its BGR135C boarding gate reader that accepts 2D barcode boarding passes and reads contactless frequent flyer cards and tags from NFC enabled mobile phones April 18-20 in Vienna at Passenger Terminal Expo 2012. Access has already supplied a customized version of this multifunctional product to Qantas Airlines and offers customers of the existing BGR120 family a simple upgrade to... Read More

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Looking for advice on Touchscreen Technology?

20 April 2011

Are you looking for advice on the latest touchscreen technology? Maybe you would like to know how you can make a kiosk solution work for you? Check out our new Kiosk Applications page by visiting: www.acante.co.uk/application.php So far we have used our many years of experience in the Kiosk market place to add applications ranging from healthcare to transactional, with handy tips on finding the right combination of Touchscr... Read More

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Acante Prison Kiosks feature in Kiosk Europe

2 November 2011

Published in KIOSK EUROPE (http://www.kioskeurope.com) Autumn 2011 Source URL: http://www.kioskeurope.com/content/help-yourself-porridge - October 31, 2011 Prison Kiosks Help Yourself To Porridge Self-Service Terminals in Correctional Facilities Self-service has now infiltrated nearly every facet of society, even finding its way behind the locked doors of Her Majesty's Prisons. It is now not uncommon to see ... Read More

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Retailers yet to fully embrace mobile technology

2 May 2013

Published in Retail Bulletin on Tuesday April 30th 2013 A new benchmark study has revealed that 60 of the UK's top high street retailers and public sector organisations are yet to fully embrace mobile technologies to improve the overall customer experience. The research by internet and technology company Auros found that retailers outperformed public sector service organisations with 83% of retailers having a mobile friendly website compare... Read More

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Acante roll out new Ellipse Kiosk to Malta

2 February 2012

Acante roll out new Ellipse Kiosks as part of a government project to provide web access in Malta The Acante Ellipse Kiosk is a new range of free standing sleek slim kiosks designed to fit easily and comfortably into any in-door location. The Ellipse kiosk offers a multi-functional solution allowing the integration of additional peripherals thus offering maximum flexibility and versatility. A durable, easy access kiosk i... Read More

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Acante Launch Multi-Touch Kiosk

2 February 2011

Acante have solidified their place at the forefront of the interactive touchscreen marketplace with the integration of intelligent multi-touch technology, upgrading their existing 32" kiosk to suit the demands of the i-generation. Multi-touch technology has been receiving a huge amount of attention recently with the emergence of multi- touch phones, MP3 players and interactive tablets, all of which offer the user a unique opportunity to in... Read More

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Applications: Internet Kiosk

19 October 2010

Internet Kiosks An internet kiosk allows the public to browse the internet through interactive touch screen solutions which can be either free of charge, pay as you go, wirelessly connected, floor mounted or wall mounted. In today's interactive society, the ability to access the internet on the go has become an obsession. An internet kiosk can provide a secure web solution which can be supplied as a pay as you go solution providing a retu... Read More

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Application: Museum Kiosks

18 October 2010

Museums need to ensure that they convey information to their audience as accurately and efficiently as possible. The information also needs to be communicated in a way that both educates and develops the audience's interest. Over many years, both paid and free to enter tourist attractions, especially the major city museums have continuously seen an increasing number of visitors through their exhibitions. Ensuring the visitor's experience ... Read More

Acante have a great start to the year

18 March 2014

Acante Solutions limited have had a fantastic start to the year. We are working on lots of projects in all areas of business from Corporate, Retail to Public Sector. We are also looking to expand into offering all our customers a complete solution by becoming a full solutions provider. Its exciting times here at Acante with lots of growth potential in the coming year. ... Read More

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New 23" Information Kiosk

18 March 2013

A new flexible 23" LCD touch screen, wheel chair accessible kiosk which will deliver both visual impact and exceptional build quality. Whether you want users to surf-the-net, or simply run bespoke software, this 23" LCD Information Kiosk can be configured and adapted as required. Optional extras include thermal printers, WIFI, and Barcode Reader. A small footprint makes this unit is ideal in situations where floor space is limited. This 23" Ki... Read More

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Search Kiosks by Category

18 July 2011

You can now browse through our extensive range of Acante Kiosks and Kiosk solutions by category. Simply navigate to the main Kiosks page and you will see a list of helpful categories listed down the left hand side of the screen. This useful new tool allows you to narrow our wide range of solutions to just those that fit your requirements, from elegant glass kiosks, to transactional kiosks or DDA compliant kiosk solutions. Acante has an uns... Read More

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Kiosk Application - Hot Desking

17 November 2010

Hot desking, or location independent working, are phrases used to describe a new set of working practices. When hot desking solutions are deployed employees are no longer constrained to a fixed desk or working environment, they are in fact allocated work space according to their specific needs on a day to day basis. Kiosks have become the ideal solution through which to manage hot desking applications and assign independent working pr... Read More

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Self-service trumps human interactions

17 August 2012

According to kioskmarketplace.com: Most Australians would rather not deal with human employees when making transactions and customer service interactions with businesses, according to research by Nuance Communications. About 76 percent of Aussies think self-service is more convenient than interacting with human customer service representatives, and 63 percent said they would choose self-service given the opportunity, according to a survey ... Read More

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Kiosks Bring Healthcare to Africa

17 April 2012

According to kioskmarketplace.com In America, there's one doctor for every 390 people, but regions in sub-Saharan Africa have one doctor for every 50,000 people, a fact that makes it difficult for Africans to receive health care. Many people from rural areas of countries such as Tanzania or Kenya travel for an entire day and spend up to two days' income for medical advice. Kiosks however, are helping, according to a story i... Read More

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Acante Launch Modular KIT Kiosk

16 September 2010

Acante have added to their ever expanding range of intelligent kiosks with a new modular Kit solution. Features: 19" Panel PC with Touchscreen - Modular assembly - Only 1,495 Interact: The KIT Kiosk comes with a 19" LCD and integrated Touch Screen PC, an adaptable height-adjustable stand and a combination of shelf and front panel options. Ideal in situations where floor space is limited the KIT kiosk provides a unique Kiosk solution... Read More

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Building on the success of in-store kiosks within the Retail Industry

16 September 2010

A recent article in SelfServiceWorld identified that retail self-service kiosk technologies are used everyday since their first installation a decade ago but they still have not reached the universal level of consumer adoption of the ATM, according to a survey from Forrester Research. However, most of the consumers who have adopted the technologies find them very useful, according to Forrester's North American Technographics Retail Online S... Read More

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Applications - Tourist Information

16 November 2010

The demands for interactivity in and around tourist hotspots and the requirements for access to more and more services online have resulted in the use of touch screen solutions to deliver interactive way-finding and information on local services via kiosk based technology. Kiosks have become the ideal solution to deliver ticketing, internet access, way-finding, online services, queue busting and crowd control functions, saving local authori... Read More

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Virgin Airways - Kiosks help to promote high quality service through online booking solutions

15 September 2010

In a recent article Richard Branson, the leader of Virgin Airlines and international entrepreneur, wrote that second impressions are vitally important for businesses, primarily because many consumers get their first impression of a firm through the online channel, and Web impressions can be cold and impersonal. He notes that kiosks provide for many airlines the second interaction they have with the passenger. "Most airlines (Virgin included... Read More

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Teeside University choose the Acante Classic Access Kiosk

15 February 2011

Teeside University have chosen the Acante Classic Access Kiosk with integrated Mifare contactless card reader and stainless steel keyboard and trackerball to meet with their point of information requirements. The Classic Access is a flexible Kiosk which will deliver a full range of Internet services directly to customers. Whether you want users to surf-the-net freely, or simply have access to a particular website, the Internet Kiosk can be config... Read More

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Acante Launch New Ellipse Kiosk into Retail market

13 October 2011

Acante have introduced the all new Ellipse Kiosk with prices starting from just 2,250 (excl VAT and Delivery). The Ellipse is a sleek and slim new kiosk, designed to fit easily and comfortably into any indoor location, utilising the very latest in bright energy saving LED display technology. The Ellipse Kiosk offers a multi-functional solution allowing the integration of additional peripherals, offering the user maximum flexibility and ver... Read More

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Self-Service Kiosks

13 November 2012

According to Kiosk.com: In the 1990s, kiosks were king. Government agencies that wanted to provide a self-service option for constituents chose kiosks to handle a variety of transactions and offer a wide array of information, often taking significant pressure off front-line staff. But as public use of the Internet took off and personal computers became cheaper, more sophisticated and easier to use, many government agencies found that websites ... Read More

Small town library deploys wayfinding kiosk to direct visitors

13 July 2012

The Wilton Library has deployed a new touchscreen information kiosk, which has been attracting visitors' attention since it arrived. The wayfinding kiosk installed at the end of May is designed to provide easy access to maps of the library, a directory of staff offices and a list of daily and upcoming events, the paper said. "If you go into a library, it can sometimes be overwhelming," library executive director Elaine Tai-Lauria told the p... Read More

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Kiosks continue to improve healthcare experiences

12 October 2010

Healthcare providers continually look for new and improved ways to contain their costs and improve efficiency. Kiosks have continued to be a popular choice. Kiosks can be used in many different healthcare environments, these include: Patient check-in Patient check-in kiosks could be tailored to manage Electronic Records and check-in functions. Track, trend & manage (biometrics) Kiosks... Read More

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New 32" Multi-touch Table

12 February 2013

A combination of both form and function, this full HD 1920x1080 32 multi-touch table will bring visual impact and a new level of touch screen computing to any situation. Using Windows 7 and touch gestures this multi-touch table will truly amaze and inspire its users. The integral Intel i5 PC will ensure fast, smooth and efficient use of software programmes, video applications and games. Put simply, it is a powerful all in one multi-touch so... Read More

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Bedford Hospital Choose Acante Classic Kiosk

11 October 2012

Bedford have become the latest hospital to install the Acante Classic Kiosk to improve services and expedite the patient check-in process. With the market being flooded with low cost kiosks from the Far East and Eastern Europe, Acante have decided to create a budget kiosk but built it in the UK at Acante's factory in Reading ensuring our high quality engineering and quality standards are retained. With a small footprint this unit is ideal ... Read More

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Why choose a Acante Touchscreen Kiosk?

11 November 2010

Touch screen kiosks have been used for many years to interact with customers and visitors in order to convey specific messages, relay information and allow the public access to the internet. Touch screen kiosk technology has improved dramatically in recent years with the introduction of larger touch screens, more powerful PC technology and greater accuracy within the touch screen itself. Acante have been supplying touch screen kiosk... Read More

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Digital Signage Scene features Acante Multi-Touch Kiosk

11 May 2011

The following is taken from www.digitalsignagescene.com: Acante develops multi-touch ready kiosk Large format display and new touchscreen capabilities offer intuitive interaction enhancements UK-based electronics manufacturer, Acante has announced that it can now offer its 32-inch large format kiosk with six and 32-point touchscreen multi-touch options. Th... Read More

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Portugal airports 'liven' up with multitouch solutions

11 June 2012

Passengers waiting for flights in two airports in Portugal can play games, surf the Internet or obtain flight info while relaxing in interactive areas called "Living Spots." Airports in Lisbon and Faro have turned what are usually boring waiting periods into useful and delightful moments, said Joao Augusto Fernandes of EDIGMA, the Braga-based interactive technology company behind the Passengers in the Living Spots will find interactive, multi... Read More

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Kiosks for visitor management and self-badging

11 January 2013

Visitor management and self-badging touch screen kiosk solutions allow companies to tightly control who are authorized to enter a particular facility without the need to hire more staff and to control hot desking. In addition to this the check-in process can run more quickly, efficiently and smoothly, creating a better overall customer experience. Other benefits included: - Much more accurate screening of visitors - Lower costs by elimin... Read More

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Acante Museum Kiosks remain very popular

10 June 2013

Museums need to ensure that they convey information to their audience as accurately and efficiently as possible. The information also needs to be communicated in a way that both educates and develops the audiences interest. Acante kiosks and interactive touchscreen solutions have been used in many museums including the Science Museum, the National Army Museum, the Victoria & Albert Museum, the Natural History Museum and many more. Ensuring ... Read More

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Application - Kiosk Design

1 November 2010

Designing and creating a kiosk from scratch can be an expensive and complex thing to do. Building a bespoke prototype kiosk can also be time consuming and demanding. Acante have designed and built many bespoke prototype kiosks over the years, with many of these prototype kiosks rolling out into full production. Acante has over thirty years experience in electronic engineering and design, specialising in the in-house design and manufacture o... Read More

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Why tablets can't fully replace stand-alone kiosks

1 May 2012

Tablet kiosks are becoming popular, and business owners naturally want to catch up on the trends. But tablet kiosksaren't the fix-all that businesses would like them to be, and they have several built-in limitations that aren't immediately noticeable. Before you consider tablet kiosks at your business, realize that traditional, stand-alone kiosks have several advantages that we'll discuss further. Tablet kiosks can best be th... Read More

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Kiosk Application: Transactional Kiosks

1 March 2011

Nowadays almost everybody shops online in one way or another, whether it is for groceries and leisure items such and CDs and DVDs or the booking of tickets for concerts and tourist attractions. This has lead to a massive rise in demand for public access to services online and has resulted in the use of touch screen solutions to deliver online shopping, transactional and ticketing facilities and product catalogues via kiosk based technology. ... Read More

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Kiosk Applications - Hotel Kiosk

1 December 2010

The demands for interactivity within hotels and the requirements for access to more and more services online have resulted in the use of touch screen solutions to deliver check in services, interactive way-finding, internet access and information on local travel, tourist hotspots and amenities via kiosk based technology. Kiosks have also become the ideal solution to deliver ticketing and queue busting functions, improving the customer exper... Read More




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