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Jul 31, 2018 1:34:45 PM
48% of those between ages 18-34 say they prefer using kiosks or touch screens to order because it's quicker*
According to a 2018 Culinary Visions Panel’s Mindful Dining Initiative study, “Younger consumers may be quicker to embrace technology in foodservice because they value quickness and convenience as a generation. Likewise, 48% of those between ages 18-34 say they prefer using kiosks or touch screens to order because it's quicker compared to 32% of those between the ages of 35-54 and only 12% of those ages 55 and older. Young consumers' ease in opting for technology when they need quickness and convenience is a reflection on how they use technology as a tool, rather than as a default.”
Jun 4, 2018 8:49:51 AM
Government work can be very lucrative for a business.
In our line of work, we receive requests from the digital signage industry (city improvement projects, transportation authorities) as well as the industrial sector (waste water treatment plants, military).
May 24, 2018 9:36:29 AM
Installing electronics outdoors, in a sealed computer enclosure, will present a series of challenges.
If the proper thermal management is not maintained on the inside of an enclosure cabinet, humidity and high temperatures will pose serious threats to electronics. It is imperative that the enclosure provides a suitable operating environment – thus helping to extend the lifetime of the electronics.
Apr 9, 2018 3:14:53 PM
When budgeting for a PC enclosure deployment, there are many reasons as to why a company may choose one cabinet over another.
Quality, warranty, reputation, and availability are all common items that drive a purchasing decision. It is wise to explore all options available on the market and hone in on some “not so obvious” items that will help companies recognize the true cost of ownership.
Mar 12, 2018 3:20:15 PM
“It starts with a strong digital signage content strategy!”
While this statement is very true, there is more to an LCD enclosure project than most people realize. During the planning phase, you must consider not only the marketing message, but also the network, design, content, and above all – the hardware. Digital signage lives through the hardware, and the hardware cannot function without quality content.
Jan 21, 2015 5:02:00 PM
Deploying a computer in a hazardous area - where do you start?
The need to install computer enclosures in hazardous, classified locations is very common. Process control, measuring and recording equipment exists in virtually every manufacturing process. The requirement for explosion proof enclosures is extremely critical.
Hazardous, classified locations are defined as areas in manufacturing facilities where the atmosphere may contain flammable concentrations of gas, vapors or ignitable concentrations of dust or fibers. It is customary for system designers and IT managers to specify the use of a NEMA 4 or NEMA 4X industrial computer enclosure with a pressurized purge system for these environments.
A purge system installed on a hazardous area computer enclosure will prevent ambient particulate or gas from entering the enclosure and ensure the safety of operators and equipment.
Jan 6, 2015 2:35:00 PM
How do I select the RIGHT LCD for a digital menu solution?
Choosing the correct LCD to use in an outdoor digital menu board is crucial to the success of the solution. On average, 70% of a Quick Service Restaurant’s business comes from the drive-thru. It is important to select the correct outdoor solution that will not only increase sales but will be visible 24/7 despite the environmental conditions that may exist.
Many QSRs do not consider the importance of using a commercial-grade LCD outdoors. However, using the incorrect LCD can cause display failures, downtime and a poor customer experience. There are several factors to take into consideration when choosing an LCD for an outdoor digital menu board.
Dec 12, 2014 11:10:00 AM
Should my Quick Service Restaurant employ a presell and full digital menu board in the drive-thru?
We cannot stress enough the importance of clearly defining your menu board content strategy. As a restaurant owner/operator, you should be able to determine what you want to accomplish with an outdoor digital menu board. Once you have determined your company’s goals and objectives, you can develop a effective strategy to implement digital menus in your drive-thru.
Nov 19, 2014 10:59:00 AM
Why does a Quick Service Restaurant want to employ outdoor digital drive-thru menu boards?
Making the decision to switch from static to digital menu boards is a significant decision, especially in the drive-thru. Before this decision is made, you must ask yourself “Why do you want digital menus?” If your response is “Digital menu boards are cool” or “My competitor is doing it, so I should too”, you have a tough road ahead. Defining your company’s goals and objectives will help you develop an effective and successful outdoor digital menu board strategy.