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Digital Storytelling by Carolyn Handler Miller

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CHAPTER 21

Kiosks

How can something as utilitarian as an electronic kiosk be transformed into an attractive medium for entertainment?

Why do museums and other cultural institutions often incorporate kiosks into their exhibits?

What are the most important considerations to keep in mind when developing a kiosk project?

What are some of the features that make kiosks especially desirable for use in public places?

A HUMBLE BEGINNING

The electronic kiosk, sometimes also called the multimedia kiosk or the interactive multimedia kiosk (IMK), is perhaps the most modest and unassuming of all interactive platforms. Essentially, electronic kiosks are simply booths or other small structures that offer the user an easy-to-operate computerized service, often ...

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