How do you Keep your Kiosks Clean?

How do you keep your kiosks clean?

Consumers hesitate to interact with high-touch public areas like kiosks. Touchless tools including mobile payment and Copper Styluses are helping operators recover and thrive in a post-COVID world. Increasingly, touchless tools are the answer. Kiosk providers are offering technology solutions that gets us half the way there. For those locations without mobile payment and for those consumers, resistant to downloading an app, Styluses have been a huge boost for the industry. Styluses are intuitive, they work with touchscreens, and they attach easily to kiosks.

While Panoptyc has provided thousands of rubber styluses to micro market operators, the Copper Stylus is the real winner in today’s environment. Their Studies worldwide have shown that when copper alloy is used in regularly touched surfaces, there is up to a 90% reduction in the numbers of live bacteria on these surfaces. Additionally, there has been significant media attention on a study from researchers at the CDC and National Institutes of Health stating that the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes the disease COVID-19, lasted for up to 2 to 3 days on plastic and stainless steel surfaces vs. up to 4 hours on copper (citation: Faster than 4 hours is preferred, but copper has a big advantage over alternative surfaces and use of your hands.

While we can not make any explicit claims for copper, its antimicrobial track record is very strong. Micro market customers using the Panoptyc Copper Stylus experience increased confidence and buying from users. Additionally, our operators have received support from clients who appreciate a supplier who goes the extra mile for safety. For many operators who have lost revenue during this difficult stretch, copper styluses have led to a nice rebound.

If you’d like to join the thousands of self-service locations using Panoptyc’s copper styluses, please reach out to us at or visit our website to learn more: