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Casio Releases NEW Hospitality PoS Solution Focused on Sales Management Functions

Meeting Diverse Store Needs with the Android™ Terminals & Casio Cloud Solution

LONDON, May 14th 2014 — Casio Electronics UK Limited announced today the release of a new Hospitality PoS Solution, which includes a business support terminal with an Android™ operating system, as well as sales management applications.

This solution will help to streamline store operations and revitalize café, pub, restaurant, retail, and service businesses. Casio cash registers and PoS solutions have been highly acclaimed by food service establishments and retail shops for their outstanding ease of use and the extensive line-up available for a range of applications. Casio holds the top share of the cash register market in Japan.
* According to a RJC Research survey in June 2013: "Electronic Cash Register Market Shares in Japan"

The newly released Hospitality PoS Solution is a culmination of the expertise Casio has built in electronic cash register and PoS development. By pursuing ease of use in the store, and by combining a dedicated terminal with applications and support tools, the new product meets a wide range of needs - for small businesses with just one location, to large chains managing around 200 outlets.

Casio cash registers and PoS solutions have been highly acclaimed by food service establishments and retail shops for their outstanding ease of use and the extensive line-up available for a range of applications.

Hardware

Designed without a fan or hard disk drive, the new terminal saves power and requires less maintenance. It is also equipped with a battery to protect memory data in the event of a power failure. Choose from two different models according to the store needs.

  • V-R7000 and V-R7100 (new models)
    These models feature a 15.6-inch wide screen display that can be positioned landscape or portrait. The display unit boasts IP53-compliant dustproof and waterproof performance, and can be used with confidence in cafés, pubs and restaurants and other wet environments. With wireless LAN compatibility, the V-R7100 can be installed almost anywhere, for temporary use in an exhibition as an example. The V-R7000 and V-R7100 has a design that is stylish, with a small counter-top footprint, which compliments the retail store interior.
  • V-R100 (already released)
    This integrated model with a space-saving design is equipped with a 10.4-inch display and resists the effects of water droplets (IPX2 compliant). It has a built-in pop-up customer display, and a thermal printer.

Software

  • Store PoS Solution
    This software suite manages sales (cash register function), customers, reservations, and inventory. By sharing data between the various functions, the Store PoS Solution helps to bring in customers and streamline operations. Menus, buttons and web pages can be displayed on the right side when using the wide screen of the V-R7000 and 7100.
  • Casio Cloud Solution
    In addition, the new product leverages Casio's cloud management tools to provide a total business solution for small and large businesses - giving them far greater insight into how their business is managed and is performing.
    Casio has a total business solution for small and large businesses giving them far greater insight into how their business is managed and is performing. The Casio Cloud Solution links everyone together, allowing business data to be accessed anytime, anywhere and with any device. The Casio Cloud Solution allows data to be easily viewed from single or multiple sites in a concise format of your choice; data tables, pie charts and bar charts. Product maintenance can be managed remotely. This allows the store to easily add and delete products, and update pricing.

*** ENDS ***

About Casio Electronics
Since the launch of the Casio Computer Company in Japan in 1957, the company has been guided by the core principles of 'Creativity and Contribution'. Casio is a vibrant, energetic and innovative brand that sustains its competitive edge by seeking new and improved approaches to meet customer demands. Well-known around the world for its consumer electronics products such as calculators, watches, digital cameras and electronic pianos, Casio also has a strong business to business heritage. The Casio IT-9000 is a market leading handheld terminal with a fully integrated printer, contactless smart card reader, camera, barcode scanner and a wide choice of communication modules.

For more information on this case study, please contact:
CASIO Electronics Co. Ltd.
Unit 6, 1000 North Circular Road
London NW2 7JD

Guy Boxall
Senior Product Marketing Manager
Tel: 020 8208 7846
Email: [email protected]

Images are available and a full copy of the case study is available.

Specification of NEW Hospitality PoS Solution

Hardware

Model

V-R7000

V-R7100

Platform

AndroidTM 4.2

CPU

OMAP5432 1.5GHz

Memory

RAM

2GB

Flash ROM

16GB

Display

Type

15.6-inch wide color LCD with touch panel
1366 x 768 dots (WXGA)

Splash-proof

IP53 (Compliant with IEC60529 standard)

Layouts

Landscape & Portrait

Mounting

VESA 100×100mm standard

Function

Tilt

Ethernet Port

RJ45×1 (10/100 Base-T/TX)

Wireless LAN

IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n

Bluetooth®

Ver2.0+EDR

Memory Backup

Lithium-ion rechargeable battery

Power

AC 120-240V

Approx. External Dimensions

400 (W) x 300 (D) x 335 (H) mm

Approx. Weight

7kg

Customer Display

Optional (VA-B60DE)

Thermal Printer

Optional(UP-400B)

Cash Drawer

Optional (DL-2814 or DL-3625)

Magnetic Card Reader

Optional (VA-B46MCRE)

Software

Store Support

System

Sales management (multistore operation support)

Customer management

Reservation management

Inventory management

Multistore Operation

Support Tools

Data collection/delivery and status display

Terminal setting

Electronic journals (view, search, and print)

Android is a trademark of Google Inc. VESA is a registered trademark of Video Electronics Standards Association.
The Bluetooth registered trademark is owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc., U.S.A. and licensed to Casio Computer Co., Ltd.
Other company and product names are generally registered trademarks or trademarks of the respective companies.

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