iPad® Self-Checkout Kiosk

Featuring a timeless and sleek freestanding, ADA accessible design, Media Surfer is built to withstand high-volume daily usage, and is user friendly and intuitive to operate.

A World of Knowledge at Your Fingertips.

The path to our future is being paved by technology, and iPads® are a great way to bridge the gap between traditional libraries and the developing world of e-reading. Media Surfer allows patrons and students to access digital resources without waiting to access computers.

Because of their interactivity, iPads® have been found to engage students in developing their reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills while encouraging them to express their creativity.

An Effective Programming Tool

Media Surfer allows for easy access to cutting-edge technology, resulting in enhanced programming such as:

  • Sensory story time
  • Collaborative and independent learning
  • Community outreach
  • Special needs programs
  • Video and audio learning expression
  • Community e-reader center
  • Interactive textbooks

Media Surfer Features Include:

  • 8 or 16 docked iPad® or iPad Air® tablet ports
  • Pre-loaded app management tool allows app and programming updates to be made on all docked devices simultaneously
  • Child internet protection feature wipes previous user history and content every time its docked
  • Recharging, docking and secure storage for up to 16 tablets
  • Automatic provisioning and app/software updates
  • Wireless internet access point connectivity
  • Custom design options
  • ILS integration/usage and reporting on checkouts and returns

“Since the four kiosks were installed in April 2015, we have had over 14,000 circulations.”

—Anne Fischer: Technology Director,  Metropolitan Library