Convenience is what drives today’s digital world. The National Automatic Merchandising Association (NAMA) Show is an annual trade show emphasizing self-service, unattended retail, kiosks, and more. Meet and learn from more than 300 exhibitors showcasing their latest improvements and solutions for vending and self-service management. NAMA’s newest attraction the New Product Zone allows attendees to sample over 100 upcoming or newly released products in a smooth seamless succession. Premio would love to see you there! Visit our booth #104. Our industrial-grade kiosk machine computers power some of the leading self-service kiosks and vending management machines.
Date: April 6-8, 2022
Venue: McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois
Booth #: 104
Self-Serve Kiosk Is The Future
With the advancements in convenience, Kiosks have become more popular than ever. It was the first technological advancement that made services much easier and seamless. ATMs are available 24 hours 7 days a week and have a historical trusted record to provide accurate transactions, movie theater kiosks are becoming more prominent because of their efficiency on reducing the wait times, and almost every grocery store has a self-serve isle for quick and seamless purchases.
Kiosk machine computers allow for innovation and opens many opportunities for connecting real-time processing and IoT connectivity. Rugged edge computing allows kiosks to be less reliant on the cloud while remaining extremely durable, meaning, less loading screens, faster transaction times, and less restrictions on location. Additionally, these kiosk computers are 4G/LTE ready which allows for greater reliability and remote management in outdoor environments.
Faster computing speeds and I/O Variety with Rugged Edge Computing
Edge computing allows kiosks to perform more services than just transactions. It has the capability to enhance the user experience with interactive displays and present useful information. Edge Computing creates a consolidated platform where data is generated through real-time data processing, collecting, and storing. Because there is less reliance on the Cloud and most of the computing is done on-site, data storage is optimized, and latency is significantly lowered. Users will find their experience to be seamless and frustration-free. Often enough, kiosks are limited by their location and edge computing eliminates this restriction altogether. The “ruggedness” of Premio’s Rugged Edge Computers has the capabilities to function under harsh conditions with a wide operating temperature range of –40°C to 70°C. In addition, the I/O variety from digital ports (USB 3.1 Gen 2 10Gbps) to analog ports ( RS-232/422/485 ) allow for connectivity to an array of high-definition cameras and IoT sensors.
Patience does not exist in the world of convenience. Loading screens, delayed payment recognition, the list goes on. With 5G connectivity coming online, computing solutions will be able to communicate quickly and efficiently in a low-latency environment for a reliable, smooth, and rapid wireless connection. Kiosks are no longer dependent on confined network ranges and spotty connectivity because 5G technology is 20x faster than the traditional 4G LTE and have the widest broadband range.
What Products To Expect At NAMA
A rugged ultra-compact industrial computer designed to be fully customizable with multiple comprehensive I/O support configurations, TPM 2.0 Support, and ready to be deployed in various IoT applications.
An ultra-compact rugged designed industrial mini computer engineered with I/O flexibility for multiple I/O sensors, power efficient Mobile-U processors, TPM 2.0 hardware security encryptions and has wireless 4G/LTE & WiFi capabilities.
RCO-3000-CFL Series SFF Computer
Built with versatile I/O compatibility and expandability, the RCO-3000-CFL contains purpose-built modules to meet various IoT workloads with wireless connectivity.
Compact, yet equipped with numerous I/O options, the KCO-2000-CFL is equipped with a hot-swappable 2.5” SATA Drive tray and a M.2 NVME on-board for key enterprise and IoT applications.
CTB-DWL01 is a SBC Industrial Motherboard supported with 8th gen Intel Core Processor, 2x Intel GbE ports, up to 32GB of DDR4, and supports a triple independent display while being secured with TPM 2.0.