Kiosk Manufacturing

100+ Years of Digital & Interactive Kiosk Manufacturing Expertise


Kiosk Manufacturing

With more than 100 years of kiosk manufacturing experience, REDYREF is the industry leader in the design, engineering, fabrication, and assembly of self-service digital kiosks for a wide variety of industries & applications including retail, hospitality, healthcare, and transportation, all under one roof.

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End-to-End Kiosk Manufacturing

Manufacturing digital kiosks includes a number of steps, from design and engineering to fabrication and deployment. Manufactured kiosks ultimately incorporate electronic displays, interactive touchscreens, and other peripheral components into kiosk enclosures to enable customers to perform transactions or access information without the need for human assistance.

REDYREF employs a range of materials and manufacturing techniques to create durable and reliable kiosks that can withstand heavy use and harsh environments, whether indoors or outdoors. Kiosk manufacture takes place at our four U.S.-based facilities in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New Hampshire and Texas, all of which boast the latest in automated technologies


Interactive Kiosk Design

Kiosk design is a crucial aspect of creating a successful self-service kiosk. A well-designed kiosk not only attracts customers but also enhances their overall user experience. The design should take into account factors such as ergonomics, accessibility, and usability to ensure that the kiosk is easy to use and accessible to a wide range of users. This stage also takes into consideration whether the kiosk will be used indoors or outdoors
Design elements such as color schemes, graphics, and branding can also be used to make the kiosk visually appealing and reinforce brand recognition. Kiosk design must also consider practical factors such as the size and layout of the kiosk, the placement of components such as screens and keyboards, and the durability and maintenance requirements of the materials used in its construction. Thoughtful kiosk design can make a significant difference in the success of a kiosk project.
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Digital Kiosk Engineering

Digital kiosk engineering is the process of designing and building self-service kiosks that utilize digital technology such as touchscreens, cameras, and sensors.

Engineering involves a multidisciplinary approach, combining expertise in kiosk hardware, kiosk software, and mechanical/industrial engineering to create kiosks that are reliable, efficient, and easy to use. REDYREF's engineers must consider factors such as the kiosk's power requirements, connectivity options, and user interface design. They must also design the kiosk's hardware and software to be secure and resistant to tampering or hacking attempts.

Digital kiosk engineering requires a deep understanding of the latest technologies and trends in the industry to stay ahead of the curve and deliver cutting-edge solutions to customers.


Self-Service Kiosk Prototyping

The digital kiosk prototyping process involves creating a working model or prototype of a self-service kiosk that utilizes digital technology. The purpose of prototyping is to test and refine the kiosk's design and functionality before moving into production.

The process typically involves creating a physical model of the kiosk using materials such as foam, cardboard, or 3D printing, and integrating the necessary hardware and software components. Engineers and designers can then test the kiosk's functionality and user experience, making adjustments as needed before finalizing the design for production.

Prototyping allows for rapid iteration and experimentation, which can lead to faster development cycles and better end products. A well-executed prototyping process can help ensure that the final kiosk design meets the customer's needs and exceeds their expectations.

Industrial Kiosk Design
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Digital Kiosk Fabrication

Digital kiosk fabrication involves the production of self-service kiosks utilizing a range of materials, including metal, plastic, and glass. The process typically involves cutting, shaping, and welding the materials to create the kiosk's frame and enclosure using high-tech equipment like CNC mills and bending robots. 

The fabrication process also involves testing and quality control to ensure that the kiosk meets industry standards and customer specifications. The process requires expertise in materials science, engineering, and electronics, and may involve multiple stages of production and assembly.

Overall, kiosk fabrication requires a high degree of precision and attention to detail to create durable, reliable, and aesthetically pleasing kiosks that can withstand heavy use and harsh environments.

Interactive Kiosk Assembly & Integration

Self-service kiosk assembly and integration is the final stage of the kiosk manufacturing process, which involves assembling all the different components of the kiosk, such as the frame, electronics, and software, into a functional unit. This process may involve the installation of customized software and hardware components, such as printers, card readers, and scanners, as well as connecting the kiosk to a network or server.

Assembly and integration require specialized skills in hardware and software integration, and may require the use of specialized tools and equipment as well.

Once the kiosk is fully assembled and integrated, it undergoes rigorous testing and quality control checks. These are critical steps in the manufacturing process, as they ensure that the kiosk is ready for shipping to the end customer.

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Self-Service Kiosk Shipping & Deployment

The digital kiosk shipping and deployment process involves transporting the self-service kiosk REDYREF's manufacturing facilities to the installation site and setting it up for use.

Shipping generally involves packaging the kiosks in specialized crates or containers to protect them from damage during transport. Deployment, on the other hand, involves installing the kiosk at the designated location and connecting it to power and data networks. Successful deployment often requires close coordination with the installation site's facilities and IT teams.

Once the kiosk is deployed, it undergoes final testing and calibration to ensure that it is fully operational and meets the customer's requirements. The shipping and deployment process is a critical part of the kiosk manufacturing process, as it ensures that the kiosk is delivered and installed correctly and is ready for use by customers.



Kiosk Servicing & Monitoring

Digital kiosk servicing and monitoring involve the ongoing maintenance and support of self-service kiosks after they have been deployed. This includes activities such as routine maintenance, software updates, and troubleshooting. Servicing and monitoring may be performed remotely or on-site, depending on the nature of the issue.

Remote monitoring can be performed using specialized software that enables engineers to monitor the kiosk's performance and diagnose problems from a distance. On-site servicing may require dispatching a technician to the kiosk's location to perform repairs or replace faulty components.

Servicing and monitoring are critical to ensuring that the kiosk remains fully functional and meets the customer's needs. Regular servicing can also help extend the kiosk's lifespan and reduce the risk of unexpected downtime or system failures.

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Learning to Use the Kiosk System

Digital kiosk system training involves providing customers with the knowledge and skills they need to effectively operate and maintain self-service kiosks. Training may be provided during the installation process or as a separate service.

The training typically covers topics such as how to use the kiosk's interface, troubleshoot common issues, and perform routine maintenance tasks. Training may be provided through a combination of on-site demonstrations, user manuals, and online resources, like REDYREF's customer information portal.

Effective training can help ensure that customers get the most out of their investment in self-service kiosks and can help reduce the need for technical support. Training is also an essential part of ensuring that kiosks are used safely and effectively, reducing the risk of accidents or misuse.

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About Kiosk Manufacturing

What types of materials are generally used in kiosk manufacturing?
REDYREF can manufacture self-service kiosks from a range of materials, but the type depends on how and where the kiosk will be used. The most common materials are steel, stainless steel, and aluminum. 
How much does it cost to manufacture a digital kiosk?
Digital kiosks can vary a great deal in price. Simple tablet-based kiosks with basic enclosures can cost as little as $1500, while fully-custom kiosks with large interactive displays and complex integrations and software can cost $40,000 or more. 
What is the lead time to manufacture a kiosk?
Kiosk lead times depend on how complex the kiosk's requirements are. Custom kiosks have a much longer lead time than modular kiosks and building directories with less complex software.  It can take anywhere from one month to one year to build an entire kiosk program, but there are many that can be deployed in 8-12 weeks. 
Can REDYREF customize kiosks to match branding requirements?
Absolutely. All of REDYREF's digital kiosks can be customized with powder coat finishes and/or vinyl decals and wraps to match your company's branding. 

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REDYREF designs, fabricates, manufactures, deploys and services touch screen and non-touch digital directories for a wide range of applications.

Our self-service kiosk solutions are ideal for multiple deployment environments, including corporate, educational, healthcare and government, and include customized software integrations as required.

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Meet the REDYREF Media Tower!

The Media Tower showcases the best of REDYREF’s design philosophy. Able to be used as either an indoor or outdoor kiosk, it is built to withstand constant, day-to-day use, as well as stand up to natural environmental stressors like wind, rain, and snow.

Designed to assist with directory functions such as city navigation or shopping mall layouts, the Media Tower is outfitted with a durable and inviting static or interactive display. Its exterior can be customized with a wide variety of colored powder coat options as well as additional components such as HD cameras.

The extra-large screen also provides an engaging vehicle to promote your brand or display paid advertisements.

Learn more about the Media Tower -- download the spec sheet on our website!

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Self-ticketing kiosks can increase sales and revenue while improving guest satisfaction. They help manage foot traffic, and reduce labor costs while enhancing user experience.

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- Cost-effective: Reduce staffing needs and other similar expenses/overhead

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Whether you need a completely custom kiosk solution or smaller changes to a modular kiosk system, your needs come first when it comes to designing and engineering.

Functionality, architecture and design are a part of our services for your digital kiosk project.

Our full-service manufacturing facilities enable rapid prototyping, allowing customers to visit our facilities and examine their kiosks before proceeding to production.

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Meet the REDYREF Razor 2.0 Kiosk!

The Razor is a freestanding kiosk that offers a modern, flexible design ideal for indoor digital signage, directory assistance, and interactive wayfinding applications.

Available in a wide range of powder coat colors, the exterior provides ample space for additional branding and advertisements.

Components and integrations include receipt printers and NFC/EMV payment options, making it a truly multi-purpose kiosk solution appropriate for a variety of environments from retail to food service and beyond.

Learn more about the REDYREF Razor 2.0 -- download the spec sheet!

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