Assessing Potential Kiosk Manufacturers Pt. 2
Assessing Potential Kiosk Manufacturers Pt. 2
Posted On : Thursday, August 6, 2015 By : Will Pymm
In our last blog, we talked about red flags -- things to look out for when assessing a kiosk manufacturer for a project. This week, we begin discussing the different types of kiosk companies we’ve run into in the past, or heard about from our customers: the good, the bad and the ugly. At RedyRef, the way we view the different types of kiosk companies is by breaking it down into four parts: Kiosk Pretenders; Kiosk VARs (value-added resellers); K ... Read More
Assessing Potential Kiosk Manufacturing Partners — Part One
Assessing Potential Kiosk Manufacturing Partners — Part One
Posted On : Friday, July 31, 2015 By : Will Pymm
Let’s talk about red flags.A “red flag” is generally considered a symbol of warning. For instance, in racing, it means conditions are too dangerous to continue. In common parlance, a red flag is viewed as something that should not be overlooked; a harbinger of potential disaster or doom. After one hundred years of being in business, we’ve come to the conclusion here at RedyRef that if we had a nickel for every time a customer had come to ... Read More
Choosing and Sourcing Quality Kiosk Components — Part Two
Choosing and Sourcing Quality Kiosk Components — Part Two
Posted On : Friday, July 24, 2015 By : Will Pymm
Last week, we discussed how to choose the right kiosk components for a project. This week, we conclude with the second stage of kiosk development and component selection: sourcing the actual components to be used in the final design, and the choices that will need to be made around these decisions. Let’s say there are two companies -- Company X and Company Y.Company X has worked with an engineering firm to design their latest product. Beca ... Read More
Choosing and Sourcing Quality Kiosk Components — Part One
Choosing and Sourcing Quality Kiosk Components — Part One
Posted On : Monday, July 20, 2015 By : Will Pymm
The decision to design and manufacture a new kiosk for your business isn’t generally one made lightly.  It’s an investment -- of time, money and resources.  One that can pay incredible dividends when done right.  But with all of the different ways that a kiosk can be built, it is often difficult to know what components are most important, especially at the start of a project.As an industry leader in interactive k ... Read More
Benefits of Choosing a Vertical Kiosk Manufacturing Solution
Benefits of Choosing a Vertical Kiosk Manufacturing Solution
Posted On : Monday, July 6, 2015 By : Will Pymm
There are many kiosk companies in the marketplace that are available to assist customers in manufacturing a new type of enclosure. However, the number of digital kiosk manufacturers that can provide complete, vertical solutions are few and far between. It’s both a point of pride to our team, and a competitive differentiation to our organization, that RedyRef is, in fact, one of the few companies that can offer a complete vertically integrated s ... Read More
Fully-Custom Kiosks vs. enGAGE Standard Platform Kiosks
Fully-Custom Kiosks vs. enGAGE Standard Platform Kiosks
Posted On : Monday, June 29, 2015 By : Will Pymm
At RedyRef, we have many customers who come to us seeking design and manufacturing assistance for fully-custom kiosk enclosures -- a process that can turn out to be shockingly expensive to even the largest and most successful companies.  Why? Well, the paradox is that metal kiosks are both very simple, and yet highly complex.  While interactive kiosks are, at the end of the day, just another type of enclosure, and all are buil ... Read More
Touchscreen vs. Static — Choosing a Digital Building Directory
Touchscreen vs. Static — Choosing a Digital Building Directory
Posted On : Monday, June 22, 2015 By : Will Pymm
As digital signage experts, customers often ask for our input when they need to make a choice between purchasing touchscreen or static building directories. The truth is that both types of signage have advantages and disadvantages, and as long as our customer knows what the directory’s primary usage will be, it should ultimately be a fairly easy decision to make once a few basic factors have been taken into consideration. For instance, static, ... Read More
Kiosk Materials + Prototyping vs. Short Runs
Kiosk Materials + Prototyping vs. Short Runs
Posted On : Thursday, June 18, 2015 By : Will Pymm
The process of kiosk prototyping can vary greatly depending on the material used.  For instance, producing a kiosk out of wood is incredibly different than prototyping in metal.  There are those who can literally design and engineer wooden structures in their head, then bring them to life just by visiting their local home improvement store and purchasing the right materials.  This idea holds true for prototyping wooden kiosks -- it ... Read More
RedyRef Launches the enGAGE™ Line of Standard Kiosks
RedyRef Launches the enGAGE™ Line of Standard Kiosks
Posted On : Thursday, March 5, 2015 By : Will Pymm
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:RedyRef Interactive Kiosks launches the enGAGE™ line of standard kiosks that can be used as it exists or be semi-customized to meet the component requirements of any kiosk application.  Riverdale, New Jersey. – March 5, 2015 – RedyRef, a turn-key self-service kiosk solution provider announced that they have launched the enGAGE™ line of standard kiosks which features over a dozen different styles for kiosk depl ... Read More
Featured Kiosk: THE TABLET KIOSK
Featured Kiosk: THE TABLET KIOSK
Posted On : Thursday, March 5, 2015 By : Will Pymm
As touchscreen smartphones and tablets are continuing to rise in popularity, so are Tablet kiosks. With a Tablet kiosk, you can greatly enhance the experience of your clients and customers, who can easily access information and customize their purchase with the touch of their fingertip. Businesses across all industries can benefit from Tablet kiosks, including hotels, restaurants, transportation companies, retailers, offices, and museums. Regar ... Read More