Kiosk Installations Expected To Increase Four-Fold By 2004

Tuesday, April 06, 1999 4:23 PM EST

CARLSBAD, CALIF. (April 6) BUSINESS WIRE -April 6, 1999--Computer Economics projects that the total number of kiosks installed in the U.S. will increase dramatically from 210,000 to 785,000 by 2004.

"We estimate that the greatest growth in kiosk installation will occur during the years 2003 to 2004 with 140,000 new interactive kiosks being installed," said Computers Economics' Director of Research and Advisory Services, Michael Erbschloe.

Computer Economics estimates that the number of kiosks will increase steadily during the next five years. Expect the rate of growth to be greater with each year, except from 2001 to 2002, which will have a slightly slower amount of growth than the preceding year.

Computer Economics Projections -- Interactive Kiosks Installed in the U.S.
Year Number of Kiosks
1998 158,000
1999 210,000
2000 298,000
2001 415,000
2002 520,000
2003 645,000
2004 785,000

Computer Economics is an independent research firm specializing in helping IT decision makers plan, manage, and control IT costs through advisory services, analyst support, an innovative Web site, and printed reports. Based in Carlsbad, Calif. Computer Economics serves 82 percent of the Fortune 500. For further information, please visit the Web site at
Computer Economics Inc.
Adam Harriss, 760/438-8100, ext. 108
[email protected]

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