Kiosk
11 Sep/17

Kiosk

For a start, yeah, kiosk is one of those short words with a funny, yet easy to memorise spelling, but how about its meaning? While the term kiosk entered English language from French kiosque, the word made its way in European vocabulary through Turkish koshk ‘pavilion, summer house,’ deriving from Persian kushk ‘palace, villa; pavilion, … Continue reading Kiosk

Bar code
06 Sep/17

Bar code

The first US patent for a bar code type product was issued in 1952 to Bernard Silver and Norman Woodland, who working upon the request of a food chain store owner for a simple way to put codes on products – for easy sorting, pricing and checking-out – came out with a symbol system using … Continue reading Bar code