Kiosks 21: a new role for information kiosks?

SLACK, Frances and ROWLEY, J. (2001). Kiosks 21: a new role for information kiosks? International journal of information management.

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    Discusses and analyses the latest generation of information kiosks, Kiosks 21, which features information provision/promotion, interaction, transaction and relationships. In contrast to their task based predecessors, these kiosks focus on customer service delivery to ‘customers in context’. Five case studies of such kiosks located respectively in an airport, railway station, car rental base, hotel lobby, and shopping mall are analysed to demonstrate the way in which the kiosks are implemented to meet the differing requirements of customers in different contexts. Case studies are analysed in terms of kiosk design and location, user profile, information architecture, interface design, communication, and commerce. A range of areas for research and development are proposed.

    Item Type: Article
    Additional Information: Copyright © 2002 Published by Elsevier Science Ltd
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Kiosks, Public access kiosks, E-business, Customer service.
    Research Institute, Centre or Group - Does NOT include content added after October 2018: Cultural Communication and Computing Research Institute > Communication and Computing Research Centre
    Departments - Does NOT include content added after October 2018: Faculty of Science, Technology and Arts > Department of Computing
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    Depositing User: Ann Betterton
    Date Deposited: 17 May 2007
    Last Modified: 18 Mar 2021 14:32

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