For iOS devices, despite Safari is a good browser, since it does not allow whitelist websites, it is not suitable to use in the kiosk environment. Hence Scalefusion has come out with ProSurf Kiosk Browser. It is a customized & secure browser for iOS that lockdown your iPad & iPhone into an iOS kiosk app. It substitutes Safari to set up kiosks and allows only business-specific websites. It restricts users to access any other websites which are not related to business.
ProSurf Kiosk Browser is part of the Scalefusion iOS Mobile Device Management (MDM) Solution. With Scalefusion MDM, you can centralize the control and management of your iPad & iPhone. With ProSurf and Scalefusion MDM solution you can efficiently manage your fleet of kiosks and deliver an interactive digital experience to your customers.
For enterprises, the ProSurf iOS kiosk browser protects data on corporate-owned iOS devices and increases employee productivity by controlling access to public websites. You can restrict access to data consuming and non-business-related sites like YouTube, Netflix, etc. Hence, can save the mobile data usage costs as well.
Similarly, the ProSurf iPad browser in kiosk mode enables you to deliver an interactive digital experience to your customers by turning iOS devices into public kiosks. To set up, you can lock your iPad to one website and run it in single app mode which ensures, that users cannot exit/close that particular website. Thereby, you can conduct online surveys, display product/business websites,s or allow in-store digital purchases.
You can even create URL shortcuts for the websites that you want to be accessible. These shortcuts will be displayed on the device home screen. It allows users to directly tab on these shortcuts and go to the website.
ProSurf iPad kiosk browser offers features that create a safe and secure browsing environment in iOS devices, here are a few of many:
Lock your iOS devices to a specific website(s). It enables you to allow access to specific websites only.
Hide Address Bar
Hide the address bar on ProSurf Browser & restrict the user to enter any URL.
Allow Incognito Mode
By allowing incognito mode, history, session cookie, or form passwords are not remembered once the browser is closed.
Clear Browser Cache
To protect the device from privacy, you can remotely clear the ProSurf browser cache on all your iOS devices.
In a use-case wherein, the organization requires to lock down their iOS devices to a single website. To solve it either there are few App Store applications or may need an expensive MDM solution. However, ProSurf – iPad Kiosk Browser when combines with the remote management capabilities of Scalefusion, it enables organizations to unlock the potential of their owned iOS devices to leverage at best to implement enterprise mobility. It is designed specifically for optimal user experience and outstanding performance.
Nema Buch is a Research & Marketing professional, also writes for Scalefusion on Enterprise Mobility trends, SaaS, and different Industry Verticals.