Google Extends Chromebook Kiosks For Customers And Employees

Posted on May 1 2013 - 9:26am by Editorial Staff


Giving an edge to Windows, the search giant Google has extended the new Chrome management console to its Chrome OS, in simple words, bring it on to the kiosk mode. The move means the console will now allow businesses configure “thousands” of Chrome-OS in a single go with including features such as customized homepage branding, blacklisting sites and apps, configuring device inputs and outputs and more.

The company also shared that due to Chromebooks bearing a low cost, and easy to set up and manage and overall require no maintenance at all, Chromebooks with Managed Public Sessions results in being perfect shared kiosks and could use to:

  • Order out-of-stock items online while at a retail store
  • Search for books and browse the web at the library
  • Update machine and inventory info from the manufacturing floor
  • Access the company portal and update HR info from the employee break room
  • Catch up on work in a hotel business center
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