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Stephen X. Flynn
Emerging Technologies Librarian
Andrews Library, College of Wooster
1140 Beall Ave.
Wooster, OH 44691
On Aug 22, 2011, at 12:56 PM, Madrigal, Juan A wrote:
> I would definitely go with the iPad. More accessories, better support and
> Juan Madrigal
> Web Developer
> Web and Emerging Technologies
> University of Miami
> Richter Library
> On 8/22/11 11:19 AM, "Dan Funk" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> There is a good discussion here about Android vs iPad based tables for
>> use as Kiosks - lots of good information to consider.
>> I'd love to hear what you end up doing.
>> On Mon, Aug 22, 2011 at 11:08 AM, Kyle Banerjee <[log in to unmask]>
>>> On Fri, Aug 19, 2011 at 5:48 AM, Edward Iglesias
>>> <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
>>>> Apologies if this has been covered already but do any of you have
>>>> using iPads as kiosks? We would like to set up several as directional
>>>> beacons with a sot of "you are here" feature. I've found several apps
>>>> the kiosk feature but the home button seems to be an issue.
>>>> include a case that locks out the home button such as this
>>> For kiosks, it seems like wifi chromebooks might be a decent option.
>>> cheaper than ipads, can't do anything other than browse the web, and
>>> easy to plug in external peripherals like keyboards, mice, and monitors.
>>> Kyle Banerjee
>>> Digital Services Program Manager
>>> Orbis Cascade Alliance
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