Welcome!

Search Authors: Carmen Gonzalez, Lori MacVittie, Liz McMillan, Shelly Palmer, Lacey Thoms

Blog Feed Post

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.

Source: RealWire

Read the original blog entry...

More Stories By RealWire News Distribution

RealWire is a global news release distribution service specialising in the online media. The RealWire approach focuses on delivering relevant content to the receivers of our client's news releases. As we know that it is only through delivering relevance, that influence can ever be achieved.

@ThingsExpo Stories
The Internet of Things will greatly expand the opportunities for data collection and new business models driven off of that data. In her session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Esmeralda Swartz, CMO of MetraTech, will discuss how for this to be effective you not only need to have infrastructure and operational models capable of utilizing this new phenomenon, but increasingly service providers will need to convince a skeptical public to participate. Get ready to show them the money! Speaker Bio: Esmeralda Swartz, CMO of MetraTech, has spent 16 years as a marketing, product management, and busin...
Samsung VP Jacopo Lenzi, who headed the company's recent SmartThings acquisition under the auspices of Samsung's Open Innovaction Center (OIC), answered a few questions we had about the deal. This interview was in conjunction with our interview with SmartThings CEO Alex Hawkinson. IoT Journal: SmartThings was developed in an open, standards-agnostic platform, and will now be part of Samsung's Open Innovation Center. Can you elaborate on your commitment to keep the platform open? Jacopo Lenzi: Samsung recognizes that true, accelerated innovation cannot be driven from one source, but requires a...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Red Hat, the world's leading provider of open source solutions, will exhibit at Internet of @ThingsExpo, which will take place on November 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Red Hat is the world's leading provider of open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to reliable and high-performing cloud, Linux, middleware, storage and virtualization technologies. Red Hat also offers award-winning support, training, and consulting services. As the connective hub in a global network of enterprises, partners, a...
P2P RTC will impact the landscape of communications, shifting from traditional telephony style communications models to OTT (Over-The-Top) cloud assisted & PaaS (Platform as a Service) communication services. The P2P shift will impact many areas of our lives, from mobile communication, human interactive web services, RTC and telephony infrastructure, user federation, security and privacy implications, business costs, and scalability. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Robin Raymond, Chief Architect at Hookflash Inc., will walk through the shifting landscape of traditional telephone a...
BSQUARE is a global leader of embedded software solutions. We enable smart connected systems at the device level and beyond that millions use every day and provide actionable data solutions for the growing Internet of Things (IoT) market. We empower our world-class customers with our products, services and solutions to achieve innovation and success. For more information, visit www.bsquare.com.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Matrix.org has been named “Silver Sponsor” of Internet of @ThingsExpo, which will take place on November 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Matrix is an ambitious new open standard for open, distributed, real-time communication over IP. It defines a new approach for interoperable Instant Messaging and VoIP based on pragmatic HTTP APIs and WebRTC, and provides open source reference implementations to showcase and bootstrap the new standard. Our focus is on simplicity, security, and supporting the fullest feature set.
How do APIs and IoT relate? The answer is not as simple as merely adding an API on top of a dumb device, but rather about understanding the architectural patterns for implementing an IoT fabric. There are typically two or three trends: Exposing the device to a management framework Exposing that management framework to a business centric logic • Exposing that business layer and data to end users. This last trend is the IoT stack, which involves a new shift in the separation of what stuff happens, where data lives and where the interface lies. For instance, it’s a mix of architectural style...
SYS-CON Events announced today that SOA Software, an API management leader, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 15th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. SOA Software is a leading provider of API Management and SOA Governance products that equip business to deliver APIs and SOA together to drive their company to meet its business strategy quickly and effectively. SOA Software’s technology helps businesses to accelerate their digital channels with APIs, drive partner adoption, monetize their assets, and achieve a...
From a software development perspective IoT is about programming "things," about connecting them with each other or integrating them with existing applications. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Yakov Fain, co-founder of Farata Systems and SuranceBay, will show you how small IoT-enabled devices from multiple manufacturers can be integrated into the workflow of an enterprise application. This is a practical demo of building a framework and components in HTML/Java/Mobile technologies to serve as a platform that can integrate new devices as they become available on the market.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Utimaco will exhibit at SYS-CON's 15th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Utimaco is a leading manufacturer of hardware based security solutions that provide the root of trust to keep cryptographic keys safe, secure critical digital infrastructures and protect high value data assets. Only Utimaco delivers a general-purpose hardware security module (HSM) as a customizable platform to easily integrate into existing software solutions, embed business logic and build s...
Connected devices are changing the way we go about our everyday life, from wearables to driverless cars, to smart grids and entire industries revolutionizing business opportunities through smart objects, capable of two-way communication. But what happens when objects are given an IP-address, and we rely on that connection, sometimes with our lives? How do we secure those vast data infrastructures and safe-keep the privacy of sensitive information? This session will outline how each and every connected device can uphold a core root of trust via a unique cryptographic signature – a “bir...
Internet of @ThingsExpo Silicon Valley announced on Thursday its first 12 all-star speakers and sessions for its upcoming event, which will take place November 4-6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in California. @ThingsExpo, the first and largest IoT event in the world, debuted at the Javits Center in New York City in June 10-12, 2014 with over 6,000 delegates attending the conference. Among the first 12 announced world class speakers, IBM will present two highly popular IoT sessions, which will take place November 4-6, 2014 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, Calif...
Almost everyone sees the potential of Internet of Things but how can businesses truly unlock that potential. The key will be in the ability to discover business insight in the midst of an ocean of Big Data generated from billions of embedded devices via Systems of Discover. Businesses will also need to ensure that they can sustain that insight by leveraging the cloud for global reach, scale and elasticity.
WebRTC defines no default signaling protocol, causing fragmentation between WebRTC silos. SIP and XMPP provide possibilities, but come with considerable complexity and are not designed for use in a web environment. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Matthew Hodgson, technical co-founder of the Matrix.org, will discuss how Matrix is a new non-profit Open Source Project that defines both a new HTTP-based standard for VoIP & IM signaling and provides reference implementations.

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spansion Inc. (NYSE: CODE), a global leader in embedded systems, today added 96 new products to the Spansion® FM4 Family of flexible microcontrollers (MCUs). Based on the ARM® Cortex®-M4F core, the new MCUs boast a 200 MHz operating frequency and support a diverse set of on-chip peripherals for enhanced human machine interfaces (HMIs) and machine-to-machine (M2M) communications. The rich set of periphera...

SYS-CON Events announced today that Aria Systems, the recurring revenue expert, has been named "Bronze Sponsor" of SYS-CON's 15th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 4-6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Aria Systems helps leading businesses connect their customers with the products and services they love. Industry leaders like Pitney Bowes, Experian, AAA NCNU, VMware, HootSuite and many others choose Aria to power their recurring revenue business and deliver exceptional experiences to their customers.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is going to require a new way of thinking and of developing software for speed, security and innovation. This requires IT leaders to balance business as usual while anticipating for the next market and technology trends. Cloud provides the right IT asset portfolio to help today’s IT leaders manage the old and prepare for the new. Today the cloud conversation is evolving from private and public to hybrid. This session will provide use cases and insights to reinforce the value of the network in helping organizations to maximize their company’s cloud experience.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is making everything it touches smarter – smart devices, smart cars and smart cities. And lucky us, we’re just beginning to reap the benefits as we work toward a networked society. However, this technology-driven innovation is impacting more than just individuals. The IoT has an environmental impact as well, which brings us to the theme of this month’s #IoTuesday Twitter chat. The ability to remove inefficiencies through connected objects is driving change throughout every sector, including waste management. BigBelly Solar, located just outside of Boston, is trans...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Matrix.org has been named “Silver Sponsor” of Internet of @ThingsExpo, which will take place on November 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Matrix is an ambitious new open standard for open, distributed, real-time communication over IP. It defines a new approach for interoperable Instant Messaging and VoIP based on pragmatic HTTP APIs and WebRTC, and provides open source reference implementations to showcase and bootstrap the new standard. Our focus is on simplicity, security, and supporting the fullest feature set.
Predicted by Gartner to add $1.9 trillion to the global economy by 2020, the Internet of Everything (IoE) is based on the idea that devices, systems and services will connect in simple, transparent ways, enabling seamless interactions among devices across brands and sectors. As this vision unfolds, it is clear that no single company can accomplish the level of interoperability required to support the horizontal aspects of the IoE. The AllSeen Alliance, announced in December 2013, was formed with the goal to advance IoE adoption and innovation in the connected home, healthcare, education, aut...