April 29, 2008

Software - new version Kioware released

New version Kioware 6.3.0 released today. We saw integrated VoIP demo in Vegas and it worked very well. Ability to support up to 10 additional monitors is new feature. Release notes follow.

New KioWare Lite and KioWare Kiosk Basic Version 6.3.0 features include:

Security Audit
Runs a security check on KioWare configuration settings based on kiosk best practices standards. Settings that are not in conformance with these standards are highlighted and can be changed to meet the standards.

Transparent Virtual Keyboards
Modifies the opacity of pop-up virtual keyboards.

Volume Controls
Ability to set a default volume setting when a user session ends. Add Volume Up and Volume Down buttons to the User Interface Toolbar.

Limiting Print Pages Per Session
Limits the total number of pages a user can print during a single session.

Integrated KioWare Restart/Reboot/Shutdown Scheduling
Schedules a daily KioWare restart, kiosk reboot or kiosk shutdown.

Additional Cache Clearing Options
Ability to choose from additional items when clearing cache at user session end. Specifically, to only clear HTTPS data or only keep media files.

Addition of Kiosk Name String Constant to KioWare StartPage URL
Ability to have Kiosk Name added to the query string of the StartPage URL, which is useful for server side scripting.

Additional features specific to KioWare Kiosk Basic Version 6.3.0 include:

New Input Device Hardware Support
Support for all Web Cameras that adhere to the WIA (Windows Imaging Architecture) standard.

New Remote Monitoring Devices Support for:
· US Micro Printer
· Windows Print Queue monitoring (for printers without direct monitoring capability)
· WatchPort Temperature/Humidity Sensor
· WMI Hardware (CPU, Fans, etc)

Additional Second Monitor Support
Support for up to ten (10) monitors in addition to the primary monitor.

Integrated VOIP Support
By either using toolbar dial buttons, a numeric keypad, or embedded scripting, KioWare can dial a telephone number using VOIP. Phone Numbers can be limited to individual domains or pages. Currently Bravora VOIP service is supported.

If you are a current client and your support is current or have purchased in the last 30 days, you can upgrade here: upgrade link. If you would like to renew your support, visit this link .

Christina Hamberger

KioWare Kiosk Software
Analytical Design Solutions, Inc.
+1 717 843-4790 x470
877 843-4790 x470 (Toll Free USA)

Posted by staff at April 29, 2008 02:10 PM