The company Digital City Showcases recently announced the launch of its new Urban Infokiosk project, which will install self-service, touchscreen information terminals in shop windows that will provide information about cultural and commercial events.
The self-service kiosks, which will be built to withstand local climate conditions, will provide information in Kazakh, Russian and English. The information will include a city map, upcoming events, news, historical notes, exchange rates, weather forecasts and public transport schedules. The terminals will also offer links to public services and the ability to search for local business locations. The kiosks are expected to be located near public transportation stations.
The project will also be expanded toDauys Press newsstands. An advanced European infokiosk model with integrated self-service features will be set up in different cities in Kazakhstan next year 2015. This will complete the transition of press sales and their delivery into digital format.