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KioWare for Android 3.19 Now Available

Thursday, June 13, 2019

KioWare for Android Logo - Version 3.19 Now AvailableAnalytical Design Solutions Inc. (ADSI) has released a new version of KioWare for Android kiosk software for locking down your Android device into a secure, self-service kiosk or purposed device.

Security Features

Version 3.19 of Kioware Lite for Android now includes the ability to clear third-party app data using Samsung KNOX. Samsung tablets using S-Pens previously exposed a security vulnerability. S-Pen functionality can be blocked by selecting "Disable Air Command Mode" in the Samsung KNOX tab, removing this potential vulnerability.

App Improvements and New FunctionalityKioWare for Android Config Tool Samsung KNOX tab with new Disable Air Command Mode option

Improvements to Single App Mode include the ability for users to manually select the specific application that will display when using Single App Mode. A new feature for those using KioWare for Android allows for launching applications or websites from the toolbar or other locations using "intent://" scheme. More information about Android Intents can be found here.

KioWare Full for Android has also been updated to allow users to customize server communication retry attempts. This setting allows users to configure KioWare to retry communication for sending heartbeats, updating content, uploading statistics, and executing server commands. This provides increased reliability for kiosks that may have an intermittent or poor internet connection.

View all updates to KioWare for Android version 3.19 here.


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