Updated: 08/02/2019 by Computer Hope

A kiosk may refer to any of the following:

Illustration of a woman interacting with an electronic kiosk.

1. An electronic kiosk is a computerized or simple help hub in airports, malls, or other large areas that provide visitors with free information, such as directions or commercial service. A good example of a commercial kiosk is one that vends movie tickets.

2. Usually used to sell small, easy to transport goods like magazines, gadgets, sunglasses, etcetera, a kiosk may also be a small booth with a window on one side. A good example are the carts you see in shopping malls.