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Samsung Laser Printers Chosen By Kiosk Information Systems

Samsung laser printers meet the mission critical printing challenge in self-service kiosks (May 05, 2005)

Kiosk Information Systems Inc., (KIS), the largest designer and manufacturer of self-service kiosks in North America, chooses Samsung to supply Laser Printers that meet the mission critical printing needs of their kiosks nationwide. KIS clients include Pepsi, McDonald's, FEDEX, Wal-Mart, Citibank, Disney, Sony, Borders, Mercedes Benz and USPS. Their cutting edge electronic kiosks, with touch screens and push-to-print buttons, are tailored to every imaginable application including retail, human resources, order entry, ticketing, bill payment, photo kiosks, music download, and public internet access.

?The information on demand market continues to grow with new self service kiosks appearing everyday and the applications that Kiosk Information Systems offer are on the cutting edge of this exciting market, said Gregg Prendergast, Vice President of Sales for Samsungs Information Technology Division (ITD).?Samsung is proud to have our laser printers as an integral part of this emerging technology that creates high quality, cost effective and durable printing solutions for this exponentially expanding market.

Self service kiosks are used hundreds, sometimes thousands of times a day so it is crucial that printers inside the kiosks are rugged, robust, and relatively inexpensive to operate.

?It would defeat the purpose of a self service kiosk if it required constant maintenance,? said Tom Weaver, V.P. of Sales & Marketing, Kiosk Information Systems, Inc. ?For this reason, and given the confidence level we need in a printing solution, weve chosen Samsung -- for the reliability of their industrial grade laser printers, as well as the remarkably low cost of ownership.

Even though weve reached the digital age, the demand for printing has actually increased in certain areas, particularly Retail and Human Resources, two of the largest markets in which kiosks are deployed and kiosks with printers are being used.

Human Resource programs rely on kiosks when there are a large number of ?disconnected employees (without PC.) Employees use kiosks to view and print information on 401k plans, benefits, and stubs for direct deposits. This also saves companies money, because receipts are only printed for those employees who request them from the kiosks.

Retail outlets are using kiosks with built-in printers in a host of different ways. Customers can print out gift registry lists for weddings and baby showers, product information, gift certificates, and product pick-up sheets. Kiosks are also being used for prospective employees to print job applications, saving management time and resources.

Automotive outlets are relying heavily on kiosks so customers can print out a full breakdown on parts needed and then bring that information to the counter for efficient service. Kiosks are also used to print out maps, for paint matching, and for customer loyalty programs.

About Kiosk Information Systems
Founded in 1993, Kiosk Information Systems (KIS) is the established leader in the design and manufacturing of self-service kiosks. Having produced thousands of kiosks for the last eleven years, KIS has the most in-depth experience and expertise in the kiosk market. Innovative products have been delivered across numerous industries for many demanding clients including Pepsi, McDonald's, FEDEX, Wal-Mart, Citibank, Disney, Sony, Borders, Mercedes Benz and USPS. KIS produces kiosks spanning every imaginable application including human resources, order entry, ticketing, bill payment, photo kiosks, music download, public Internet access and many others.

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About Samsungs Information Technology Division
Samsung Electronics Americas Information Technology Division (ITD), located in Irvine, California, is the U.S. subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Company, Ltd. (SEC). Samsungs ITD markets a complete line of award-winning TFT and CRT display products, color and monochrome laser printers, fax machines and multifunction devices for professional, corporate and SOHO users. ITD also markets large-screen plasma displays designed specifically for the professional and commercial markets.

The Samsung Electronics America organization oversees the North American operations of Samsung's Consumer Electronics Division (CED) and Information Technology Division (ITD), as well as its subsidiaries including Samsung Telecommunications America (STA) and Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. (SSI).

About Samsung Electronics
Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies, with 2004 parent company sales of US$55.2 billion and net income of US$10.3 billion. Employing approximately 123,000 people in 93 offices in 48 countries, the company consists of five main business units: Digital Appliance Business, Digital Media Business, LCD Business, Semiconductor Business and Telecommunication Network Business. Recognized as one of the fastest growing global brands, Samsung Electronics is a leading producer of digital TVs, memory chips, mobile phones, and TFT-LCDs.

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