Industry News - September 2010

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Dicoll Optimize Kiosk for DDA Compliance

29 September 2010

Dicoll 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 maxim... Read More

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London Borough Of Havering Choose Dicoll's Bravo Kiosk

27 September 2010

London Borough of Havering have chosen Dicoll'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. ... 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

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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... Read More

LED Backlight Solution

22 September 2010

With the environment consciousness issue, more and more applications focus on LED backlight technology, and there alternative to the traditional CCFL backlight displays. The LED (Light Emitting Diode) is a energy-conserving, long-live low-polluting, high-efficient product, and is turning into an answer of the future lighting management. With the new technology of adoption, Winmate provides complete size 4.3" to 15.4" to the market and provides cu... Read More

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Unilink Software Choose Dicoll Kiosks

20 September 2010

Unilink Software have chosen Dicoll’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 accept... Read More

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O2 Choose Dicoll's Glass Kiosk

20 September 2010

O2 Telefonica have chosen Dicoll'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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Dicoll 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 Dicoll's Classic Kiosk

20 September 2010

Luton PCT choose Dicoll'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 Dicoll Classic Access Kiosk

20 September 2010

Keele University have chosen Dicoll'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 Dicoll Glass Kiosk

20 September 2010

Dinosaur Isle chose the Dicoll 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 produ... Read More

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Sanctuary Housing Choose Dicoll Classic Kiosk

20 September 2010

Sanctuary Housing have chosen the Dicoll 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, Dicoll have decided to create a budget kiosk but built it in the UK at Dicolls factory in Reading ensuring our high quality engineering and quality standards are retained. With a small footprint this unit is ideal in situations w... Read More

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Dicoll Launch The Elite Kiosk

20 September 2010

Dicoll 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

Dicoll 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

Find out about LCD Technology

16 September 2010

About LCD Short for liquid crystal display, a type of display used in digital watches and many portable computers. LCD displays utilize two sheets of polarizing material with a liquid crystal solution between them. An electric current passed through the liquid causes the crystals to align so that light cannot pass through them. Each crystal, therefore, is like a shutter, either allowing light to pass through or blocking the light. Monochrom... Read More

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Dicoll Launch Modular KIT Kiosk

16 September 2010

Dicoll 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... 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 O... 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 in... Read More

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RHS Wisely choose Dicoll LCD and Kiosks

13 September 2010

Dicoll originally supplied a range of robust Rear Mount and Open Frame LCD monitors to RHS Wisely through AV reseller Sysco “UK–based Sysco has completed an extensive audio-visual installation in a new visitor attraction, the Root Zone at RHS Garden Wisley in Surrey. Housed in a cavern within the Wisley Glasshouse, developed by the Royal Horticultural Society, the new Root Zone is an interactive area where visitors can learn ab... Read More




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