Kiosks.Org Research Indicates 100,000 Web Payphones to be Installed in U.S. By End of 2002 and Over 100,000 Public Service Terminals by 2004
ST. PAUL, Minn., July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Kiosks.Org ( http://www.kiosks.org ) issues new research prediction that 100,000 Web Payphones will be installed in the U.S. by the end of 2002 with public service terminals over 100,000 market units by 2004 with a worldwide market over 7 billion dollars.
"In our view there is tangible acceleration of projects in public service, gaming and recreation/retail sectors. The expanding Internet creates infrastructure where they was none before," said Craig Keefner of Kiosks.Org. "Also the focus on younger age groups down to the child has become newly energized as companies scramble to use new technology to service that segment."
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-- ObjectSoft video kiosk installations are approaching 100 quickly.
Locations range from large chains like Blockbuster to mom & pop locations.
Kiosks.Org is an open and independent alliance for kiosk developers, internet terminal, embedded devices and multimedia resources. Directory includes resources, Newsbits, Investor news, mailing lists, Calendar, Press Releases and more. Begun in 1995, Kiosks.Org is the first kiosk/terminal directory alliance of its kind. Over 100 countries participate in the site and over 200 kiosk and terminal related companies participate.
Members include: Adco, ATCOM/INFO, Cirque, CIC, Comtrol, Cyber Frontiers, Cybertech, Dennis Interactive, DFI USA, EDR, Elo TouchSystems, ESAR, First Impressions, First Wave, Frost & Sullivan, Gibco, GoldenScreens, High Technology Solutions, HSI, iCom Network, Information Display Systems, The Intelligent Kiosk Company, I3Shows, Info-Touch, IST, KIS, Kiosk Software Inc., Kioskcom-IQPC, Lexitech , Mass Multimedia, Media 1, MicroTouch-Factura, MontegoNet, NCR Customer Interaction Solutions, NetShift, NATEL, Navidec, NeoProducts, Netshift, North Communications, ObjectSoft Corporation, PC-View, Pen-Tech, Questa, Quad Media, Rocky Mountain Multimedia, Saltmine Creative, Sigma Designs, STB Systems, Summit Research, Telpar, TimeOut Devices, TouchVision, Venture Marketing, Videotronic North America, WebRocker and WindowKiosk.
Other companies participating include: Arral, BSQUARE, Citrix Systems, IBM Kiosk Technology Services, Javelin, Siemens, and Spyglass.
Kiosks.Org thanks Kinetic, Inc., a St. Paul-based firm, for their assistance. Kinetic ( http://www.kinetic.com ) provides Creative design, Internet strategy and network consulting services.
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