Set up SiQ as a Kiosk (Wayfinder)

SiQ Kiosk

 

We recommend setting up a Kiosk with a touch screen device for the best visitor experience. All selections made on the Wayfinder will be cleared every 1.5 minutes so that users can feel free to walk away as soon as they have the information they need. Also, individual meeting rooms can be selected so that the capacity and assets of each can be seen.

Set up the Kiosk

To do this, you’ll need to set up the WayFinder kiosk in SiQ.

Step 1. Set up the Kiosk Devices on the Floor Map

First navigate to the Floor Map [1], select the correct floor you are working on [2], then enter the Map Editor [3]:

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If you are adding a new kiosk, you will need to click Add Space [1], then left click on Device [2], and drop it at a the precise location on the map where the physical navigation screen is located [3]:

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After placing the kiosk (or if you already have a device on your map), left click on [1] it to open the data drawer on the right side of the screen. Note that if you just added a device, the default Device Type [2] may be a meeting room. Click on the drop down menu to select Kiosk [3]. Optionally, give the kiosk a name [4] and take special note of the Kiosk Code [5] and degrees of Rotation [6]:

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Any changes you make in this data drawer are saved automatically.

 

Step 2. Set up the Kiosk Codes and Authentication

On the physical kiosk or display itself, ensure internet connectivity, and navigate in a web browser to https://main.spaceiq.com/wayfinder. Here you will be presented with a prompt to enter a six digit Device Code:

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This Device Code is found back in the Edit Mode of the Floor Map in SpaceIQ [1]. If this field code is blank, or you get an authentication error when entering the code, press the Renew button [2] to generate a new Code:

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If successful, on your physical kiosk you should now see your floor map with a big red YOU ARE HERE circle. This is called the WayFinder app:

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Repeat this setup process for each kiosk you have in your organization. Every kiosk or map display device will have it's own unique placement on the Floor Map and each will need a separate kiosk code to show accurate location information.

Step 3. Set the Kiosk Map Rotation

One more critical setup step is map rotation. Depending on which direction your physical kiosk device is facing, you will want to rotate the map so that it is oriented in such a way that makes sense to visitors approaching the display.

Back in the SiQ Floor Map Edit Mode, left click the kiosk device you want to manage [1] and scroll down in the data drawer on the right until you see Rotation [2]. Enter a number here between 0 and 360 degrees. As you can see in our example, we entered 135 degrees [3] so that employees approaching the kiosk from the main entry way would see the building floor plan aligned in front of them [4]. Also here are the options to present in Landscape or Portrait mode [5], and to Enable or Disable the kiosk display [6]. Remember, any changes made in this data drawer are saved automatically:

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