Welcome!

API Journal Authors: Elizabeth White, Dana Gardner, Pat Romanski, Kevin Benedict, Anders Wallgren

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
Internet of @ThingsExpo, taking place November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, is co-located with 19th Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. The Internet of Things (IoT) is the most profound change in personal and enterprise IT since the creation of the Worldwide Web more than 20 years ago. All major researchers estimate there will be tens of billions devices - comp...
19th Cloud Expo, taking place November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. Cloud computing is now being embraced by a majority of enterprises of all sizes. Yesterday's debate about public vs. private has transformed into the reality of hybrid cloud: a recent survey shows that 74% of enterprises have a hybrid cloud strategy. Meanwhile, 94% of enterpri...
Connected devices and the industrial internet are growing exponentially every year with Cisco expecting 50 billion devices to be in operation by 2020. In this period of growth, location-based insights are becoming invaluable to many businesses as they adopt new connected technologies. Knowing when and where these devices connect from is critical for a number of scenarios in supply chain management, disaster management, emergency response, M2M, location marketing and more. In his session at @Th...
It is one thing to build single industrial IoT applications, but what will it take to build the Smart Cities and truly society changing applications of the future? The technology won’t be the problem, it will be the number of parties that need to work together and be aligned in their motivation to succeed. In his Day 2 Keynote at @ThingsExpo, Henrik Kenani Dahlgren, Portfolio Marketing Manager at Ericsson, discussed how to plan to cooperate, partner, and form lasting all-star teams to change t...
The cloud market growth today is largely in public clouds. While there is a lot of spend in IT departments in virtualization, these aren’t yet translating into a true “cloud” experience within the enterprise. What is stopping the growth of the “private cloud” market? In his general session at 18th Cloud Expo, Nara Rajagopalan, CEO of Accelerite, explored the challenges in deploying, managing, and getting adoption for a private cloud within an enterprise. What are the key differences between wh...
The 19th International Cloud Expo has announced that its Call for Papers is open. Cloud Expo, to be held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, brings together Cloud Computing, Big Data, Internet of Things, DevOps, Digital Transformation, Microservices and WebRTC to one location. With cloud computing driving a higher percentage of enterprise IT budgets every year, it becomes increasingly important to plant your flag in this fast-expanding business opportuni...
Internet of @ThingsExpo, taking place November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, is co-located with the 19th International Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world and ThingsExpo Silicon Valley Call for Papers is now open.
There is little doubt that Big Data solutions will have an increasing role in the Enterprise IT mainstream over time. Big Data at Cloud Expo - to be held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA - has announced its Call for Papers is open. Cloud computing is being adopted in one form or another by 94% of enterprises today. Tens of billions of new devices are being connected to The Internet of Things. And Big Data is driving this bus. An exponential increase is...
In his general session at 18th Cloud Expo, Lee Atchison, Principal Cloud Architect and Advocate at New Relic, discussed cloud as a ‘better data center’ and how it adds new capacity (faster) and improves application availability (redundancy). The cloud is a ‘Dynamic Tool for Dynamic Apps’ and resource allocation is an integral part of your application architecture, so use only the resources you need and allocate /de-allocate resources on the fly.
In his keynote at 18th Cloud Expo, Andrew Keys, Co-Founder of ConsenSys Enterprise, provided an overview of the evolution of the Internet and the Database and the future of their combination – the Blockchain. Andrew Keys is Co-Founder of ConsenSys Enterprise. He comes to ConsenSys Enterprise with capital markets, technology and entrepreneurial experience. Previously, he worked for UBS investment bank in equities analysis. Later, he was responsible for the creation and distribution of life sett...
Machine Learning helps make complex systems more efficient. By applying advanced Machine Learning techniques such as Cognitive Fingerprinting, wind project operators can utilize these tools to learn from collected data, detect regular patterns, and optimize their own operations. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Stuart Gillen, Director of Business Development at SparkCognition, discussed how research has demonstrated the value of Machine Learning in delivering next generation analytics to imp...
There are several IoTs: the Industrial Internet, Consumer Wearables, Wearables and Healthcare, Supply Chains, and the movement toward Smart Grids, Cities, Regions, and Nations. There are competing communications standards every step of the way, a bewildering array of sensors and devices, and an entire world of competing data analytics platforms. To some this appears to be chaos. In this power panel at @ThingsExpo, moderated by Conference Chair Roger Strukhoff, Bradley Holt, Developer Advocate a...
Cognitive Computing is becoming the foundation for a new generation of solutions that have the potential to transform business. Unlike traditional approaches to building solutions, a cognitive computing approach allows the data to help determine the way applications are designed. This contrasts with conventional software development that begins with defining logic based on the current way a business operates. In her session at 18th Cloud Expo, Judith S. Hurwitz, President and CEO of Hurwitz & ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Bsquare has been named “Silver Sponsor” of SYS-CON's @ThingsExpo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. For more than two decades, Bsquare has helped its customers extract business value from a broad array of physical assets by making them intelligent, connecting them, and using the data they generate to optimize business processes.
Cloud computing is being adopted in one form or another by 94% of enterprises today. Tens of billions of new devices are being connected to The Internet of Things. And Big Data is driving this bus. An exponential increase is expected in the amount of information being processed, managed, analyzed, and acted upon by enterprise IT. This amazing is not part of some distant future - it is happening today. One report shows a 650% increase in enterprise data by 2020. Other estimates are even higher....
SYS-CON Events announced today that ReadyTalk, a leading provider of online conferencing and webinar services, has been named Vendor Presentation Sponsor at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. ReadyTalk delivers audio and web conferencing services that inspire collaboration and enable the Future of Work for today’s increasingly digital and mobile workforce. By combining intuitive, innovative tec...
Amazon has gradually rolled out parts of its IoT offerings, but these are just the tip of the iceberg. In addition to optimizing their backend AWS offerings, Amazon is laying the ground work to be a major force in IoT - especially in the connected home and office. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Chris Kocher, founder and managing director of Grey Heron, explained how Amazon is extending its reach to become a major force in IoT by building on its dominant cloud IoT platform, its Dash Button strat...
industrial company for a multi-year contract initially valued at over $4.0 million. In addition to DataV software, Bsquare will also provide comprehensive systems integration, support and maintenance services. DataV leverages advanced data analytics, predictive reasoning, data-driven diagnostics, and automated orchestration of remediation actions in order to improve asset uptime while reducing service and warranty costs.
Vidyo, Inc., has joined the Alliance for Open Media. The Alliance for Open Media is a non-profit organization working to define and develop media technologies that address the need for an open standard for video compression and delivery over the web. As a member of the Alliance, Vidyo will collaborate with industry leaders in pursuit of an open and royalty-free AOMedia Video codec, AV1. Vidyo’s contributions to the organization will bring to bear its long history of expertise in codec technolo...
Most people haven’t heard the word, “gamification,” even though they probably, and perhaps unwittingly, participate in it every day. Gamification is “the process of adding games or game-like elements to something (as a task) so as to encourage participation.” Further, gamification is about bringing game mechanics – rules, constructs, processes, and methods – into the real world in an effort to engage people. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Robert Endo, owner and engagement manager of Intrepid D...