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Kiosk success on the Niagara Incline Railway

Incline Railways have been a fascinating part of Niagara Falls’ history. Also known as “funiculars”, eight have operated along the Niagara River over the past 230 years. Five were built on the Canadian side and three on the American side of the … Continue reading

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Choosing a Kiosk – Step 1: Establish the Function

The first step in choosing a kiosk, booth or shelter is to determine the exact purpose for the structure. When considering a design, start by listing the functions that your staff must perform and the purpose for having the kiosk. … Continue reading

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Choosing a Kiosk – Step 2: Creating the Layout / Design Considerations

Now that the functions of the kiosk and attendant have been determined, you can begin with step #2 – creating a workable layout. Many builders offer standard, “off-the-shelf” kiosks. These standard structures give you a basic kiosk in a range … Continue reading

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Choosing a Kiosk – Step 3: Ergonomics and Comfort

A content employee is generally a productive one, and for many reasons, it is prudent to consider workplace ergonomics in the design process as step #3. Everything from the chair and counter to transaction window heights and reach should be … Continue reading

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Choosing a Kiosk – Step 4: Consider Aesthetics in the Design Process

To create a great first impression, a kiosk must make a positive visual statement. Just like front line staff, your kiosk should also be “dressed for success” to meet and greet your clients and the public. Step #4 highlights want … Continue reading

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Choosing a Kiosk – Step 5: Selecting Your Manufacturer

Pre-qualify a supplier based on their prior experiences, reputation, and any references they might have. This gives you the opportunity to include their design team as an integral part of the project. Alternatively, you can engage an architect to help … Continue reading

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