Free Kiosk Design Live Event to Feature Experts from Olea Kiosks, Elo TouchSystems, Arrow Electronics, and Seiko Instruments

Torrance, CA, October 6, 2010 – Seiko Instruments USA Inc. (SIU) Thermal Printer Division,, a globally recognized leader in thermal printer technology, today announced sponsorship of a kiosk design webinar on October 19, at 9:00 AM PST. The free online event, hosted by the Digital Screenmedia Association (DSA), will focus on critical kiosk design issues and potential pitfalls that must be addressed to ensure successful kiosk deployment. Featured speakers include:

  • Frank Olea, CEO, Olea Kiosks
  • George Papajohn, Director of Marketing, Arrow Electronics
  • Neeraj Pendse, Global Business Development Manager, Tyco Electronics Elo TouchSystems

“We are thrilled to be hosting this educational event for kiosk users, deployers, vendors, integrators, agencies and network operators,” said David Drain, Executive Director, Digital Screenmedia Association. “The DSA’s charter is to help address the needs of association members and to promote the growing use of self-service, digital signage, and mobile technologies. This blue-chip panel will provide valuable insights and we anticipate a large audience.”

The non-profit DSA ( was formed in 2010, with the merger of the Digital Signage Association and the Self-Service and Kiosk Association. The organization provides advocacy, education, and networking for the high-growth self-service and digital signage markets.

About the Speakers
Frank Olea is CEO of Olea Kiosks, Inc. and is vastly experienced in the areas of kiosk design, manufacturing, and deployment. Olea Kiosks offers a full range of self-service and multi-media kiosk services, including consulting, industrial design, mechanical and structural engineering, OEM manufacturing, integration services, certification services, and patent services.

George Papajohn is Director of Marketing at Arrow Electronics, OEM Computing Solutions Division (OCS). George has more than 20 years of experience with displays and embedded computing solutions, working extensively with kiosk and digital signage technology. Arrow OCS provides kiosk and digital signage vendors with a complete array of outsourcing services, including engineering, integration, logistics, and financing.

Neeraj Pendse leads business development for interactive digital signage and kiosk solutions for Tyco Electronics Elo TouchSystems. Neeraj has extensive technology and management experience and has numerous publications, patents, and a book to his credit. He earned a masters degree in engineering and an MBA from UC Berkeley. Elo TouchSystems develops, manufactures and markets a complete line of touch screen and touch monitor products, offering the largest selection of touchscreen technologies and LCD touch monitors.

Free sign up for the kiosk design webinar is available on the Digital Screenmedia Association web site at

About Seiko Instruments Inc.
As a member of The Seiko Group, Seiko Instruments (SII) represents a globally recognized brand, embodying innovative design and precision manufacturing excellence. Founded in 1937, SII manufactures and markets electronic components, thermal and specialty printers, consumer electronics, communication and network technology, scientific instrumentation, and precision manufacturing technology. SII has a global presence, with more than 13,000 employees worldwide.

Seiko Instruments offers a complete solution lineup for kiosk printermobile printerreceipt printer and smart label printer applications.

Information about Seiko Instruments mobile printers, portable printers, receipt printers, POS printers, point-of-sale printers, and thermal printer mechanisms can be found at

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