What Everybody Ought to Know About iPad Kiosks and How Secure They Are
February 3, 2018
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Interactivity is the name of the game. Whether it is retail stores, wireless operators, libraries, conferences and events or banks, hotels, airlines, travel agents and restaurants, Customers get to find whatever information they need from the ever popular iPad. In all such establishments’ one can find one or may be more of these tablets that present information on demand and raise levels of customer satisfaction. However, the tablet must be presented in a manner that makes its use easy. It is also important to keep the iPad fully secured to guard against anyone simply putting it into his bag and walking off.

The solution is a variety of stands and enclosures for the iPad. Safe and secure iPad kiosks are available in various types and configurations. Some tablet stands have a base and a goose neck with clamping facility to hold the device. Some can be mounted on walls and enclose the tablet from sides with some tilt-swivel features. Some have grips with quick release features. Retail counters that actually sell iPads must make them available for demo purposes and the device must also be kept secure. IT should be easy for a prospective buyer to explore features of the device. The kiosk is, in effect, a holder that has some clamping features and a swivel-tilt base to hold the iPad at a convenient angle for users to try it out. From the seller’s perspective, security of the device is important. Therefore, additional security electronic features may be incorporated that sound an alarm should anyone attempt to detach the tablet. Such stands may also have inbuilt chargers to keep the device fully powered up all the time. Even hotels, restaurants, airline booking counters, travel agents, museums, libraries and hospitals that make use of such stands for tablets focus on keeping the tablet protected against theft.

These are the main features to look for when one considers suitable kiosks for tablets like iPads as an interactivity point. The tablet may contain valuable data and it is necessary to keep it fully secured in a mechanical as well as electronic way, the last of which is important for retail stores with high footfalls. In such environments the stands are equipped with an alarm sensor.

Aesthetics also play an important role. The kiosk must not only be lightweight and slimline but it must have suitable aesthetics to suit decors of the environment where the iPads will be used. Ergonomics is another factor to consider when buying safe and secure stands for iPads. Large spaces like libraries and museums may need to present the iPad in a different way. In such instances a free standing floor stand with an articulating or tilt and swivel facility for the holder. The holder may have secure clamps or grips to keep the iPad fully secured against attempts to remove it.

iPads are expensive and the data they contain may be worth much more. Keeping it fully secured while providing ease of access is important for libraries, hotels and similar institutions. New iPads in stores, if stolen, mean a loss for the store owner and security clamps or electronic cum mechanical stands are the perfect solution to let customers play with the tablet and keep it protected at the same time.

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