Visitors to Star Micronics’ stand at RBTE 2016 experienced a Wealth of Tablet POS Solutions demonstrated by Star Partners

At RBTE 2016, visitors to Star Micronics’ stand 310 were able to experience first-hand how Star hardware and software solutions, including Star’s combined Bluetooth printer and cash drawer solution mPOP™, TSP143III WLAN printer and free of charge digital receipting service AllReceipts™, have been successfully integrated into a range of tablet POS solutions for retail and hospitality. With live demonstrations from partners including Biz Outsourcing Solutions, eirpoint, EPOSability, Intelligent Point of Sale, PCMS, Shopwave and Vend, retailers of all sizes experienced Bluetooth and WiFi solutions that not only offer the very latest in POS technology but also provide a seamless transition to mPOS. “Biz Outsourcing Solutions had a fabulous two days with Star Micronics at RBTE London. Hospitality business customers showed a great interest in our product Just eMenu Point of Sale and signed up for it. We have some high quality leads from this event and we are looking forward to converting them into sales. We also had an opportunity to meet with resellers which will help us build a strong customer base in the future. Though we had a busy two days it was an overall great experience being at this event.” Syed Naqvi, Director, Biz Outsourcing Solutions Limited UK, www.bizoutsourcingsolutions.co.uk “It was a pleasure to attend RBTE 2016 and showcase the speed, resilience and innovation of Star printers and our mobile retail solution. Our tight integration of Star’s full range of printers is an investment in our software that continues to impress retailers.” Niall Cannon, eirpoint, www.eirpoint.com “As always joining Star at RBTE was a success. We were able to generate new business opportunities and meet with...

Smart Volution integrates Tablet Cash Register EPOS with Unique Combined Printer and Cash Drawer Mobile Point of Purchase solution mPOP™ from Star Micronics

Star Micronics is pleased to announce that Smart Volution is the latest Star partner to complete the integration of its tablet based EPOS solution with Star Micronics’ innovative combined printer and cash drawer mobile point of purchase solution (mPOP). Small and medium sized retailers will now have access to a flexible and stylish payment solution delivering an enhanced customer experience and major benefits to the retailer. Combining a Bluetooth thermal printer with a cash drawer, mPOP offers the ultimate space saving mobile POS system for retail. Outstanding connectivity and compact design alongside intuitive functionality and simple integration defines Star’s unique solution. Simple and stylish, the lightweight and portable solution is just 10cm high and 30cm wide with a sleek design that will complement any counter top. Alternatively, mPOP with front feed receipting can easily be secured under the counter for enhanced space-saving. With intuitive top loading and easy front feed as well as a partial cut guillotine, the reliable thermal printer automatically cuts the 58mm wide receipt. Smart Volution’s Tablet Cash Register (TCR) is a cost effective electronic point of sale (EPOS) running on a standard tablet computer for small and medium retailers. It allows smaller retailers to garner the same efficiencies EPOS provides large retailers but at a significantly lower price point. TCR looks and operates like a standard electronic cash register (ECR), this is something everyone has reference to and simplifies training. It has all the functionality of a traditional cash register with an overlay of modern EPOS functionality. TCR is ideal to equip a new store or to upgrade from an outdated cash register, providing a...

Alimentaria 2016

Alimentaria 2016.  International Food and Drinks Exhibition.  Barcelona Gran Via Venue. Between 25 and 28 April 2016, Alimentaria will once again become an international business centre for all food, drinks and culinary industry professionals. This is a date with innovation, the latest trends and international expansion no one in the industry will want to...

Star Micronics demonstrates latest Innovations in POS and mPOS with 17 partners at RBTE 2016, Olympia, London

At RBTE 2016 (9-10 March, Olympia, London), international POS printer manufacturer Star Micronics announces that it will be demonstrating its latest POS and mPOS innovations with 17 partners on Stand 310. These partners provide a range of solutions for retail and hospitality, payment and queue management. The large number on the stand reflects the excellent SDK’s provided by Star allowing its hardware to be easily integrated with a variety of software solutions. Star products that have been integrated by these partners show the full extent of the Star range and include the established TSP100 futurePRNT™ series with the new TSP143III WLAN to the innovative mPOP combined printer and cash drawer. Partners on the stand will include: AirPOS offers simple to setup and easy to use POS and payments software for UK and Irish retailers. AirPOS helps its customers to sell efficiently both in their shops and online, control their inventory and analyse crucial business data like never before. Bizoutsourcing offers innovative and cutting edge iPad point of sale Just eMenu for restaurants, takeaways, Cafes and bars. Just eMenu enables hospitality service providers to enhance their customers experience by having a quick and fully automated process. Our solution is comprised of main POS and separate kitchen App to make things easier and simpler for businesses at a very low cost. eirpoint specialises in the delivery of mobile retail solutions for those who want to mobilise their store staff or trade at pop-up mobile retail events and has deployed over 3000 mobile licenses in over 800 stores in the UK, Ireland and more recently in mainland Europe. eirpoint also provide a...

iVend Retail joins Star Micronics to showcase its omnichannel retail management solution with Star’s Mobile Point of Purchase solution mPOP™ at RBTE 2016, Olympia, London

Star Micronics is pleased to announce that iVend Retail, a recognised industry leader for integrated omnichannel solutions, cloud management and mobile retail, will be present on the Star stand (310) at RBTE, 9-10 March, Olympia, London as well as Stand 520. On the Star stand, iVend Retail will be demonstrating its Mobile POS software with Star’s mPOP™, a combined Bluetooth printer and cash drawer mobile point of purchase solution. The iVend Retail management suite is a leading omnichannel and mobile retail solution, which enables retailers to drive sales, profits and customer satisfaction across all channels through a 360 degree view of the customer and a single view of stock. iVend Retail has integrated its management suite with Star’s mPOP solution that offers the ultimate space saving mobile POS system. Simple and stylish, the lightweight and portable solution is just 10cm high and 30cm wide with a sleek design that will complement any counter top. Alongside mPOP, iVend Retail has integrated Star’s SM-S200i Bluetooth mobile printer and TSP654II desktop printer. iVend Retail is a Gold member of Star’s VIP Club for software developers and system integrators that offers a range of exclusive benefits including dedicated sales, marketing and technical support alongside access to comprehensive SDKs. Members can also take part in competitions, receive rewards and incentives as well as benefit from a number of additional initiatives. Membership level is allocated based upon pre-determined criteria set out by Star Micronics EMEA. “Today’s shoppers expect function and form, increasingly demanding seamless experiences,” Richard Kolodynski, Senior Vice President European Operations at iVend Retail, commented: “Now more than ever mobile technology is becoming the...

Ergonomic Solutions and Star Micronics showcase new mPOS stand for the World’s 1st Bluetooth combined Printer and Cash Drawer at RBTE 2016, Olympia, London

At RBTE 2016 (9-10 March, Olympia, London), Star Micronics (Stand 310) announces that it will be showcasing a new mPOS stand designed by Ergonomic Solutions. This will also be displayed by Ergonomic Solutions on Stand 518. A leading supplier of innovative and ergonomically designed technology mounting and mobility solutions Ergonomic Solutions’ latest product range, the C-Frame series of enclosures, now features a tablet mount and plate for Star’s mPOP™. The combined Bluetooth printer and cash drawer solution alongside SpacePole’s tablet mount and plate creates an effective, compact and stylish mPOS solution for retail. C-Frame is an innovative, universal tablet enclosure with the ultimate in designer looks. With a cleverly designed inner sleeve, it can accommodate most 10” tablets. With its choice of cool colours, mounting options and cash drawer wrappers, C-Frame can really personalise the customer experience and take mPOS and stand-alone applications to a new level of sophistication. The C-Frame high mount version comes with a rotation element as standard that eliminates the need for a customer display. For use on either a counter top or when mounted to a cash drawer, this brings the maximum flexibility and visibility to the operator and customer, meaning that the system can go from a more traditional point of sale application to assisted sale or product look up operation, in an instant. Mark Crysell, Product Marketing Director, Ergonomic Solutions stated: “Working with Star brings the opportunity for us to combine our C-Frame tablet enclosure with mPOP to deliver a best of breed combination that meets the growing demand for elegant but sophisticated tablet based point of sale solutions.” Simple and stylish,...

Intelligent Point of Sale joins Star Micronics to demonstrate a Range of Tablet POS solutions for Retail and Hospitality at RBTE 2016, Olympia, London

Having successfully partnered at a number of exhibitions including Takeaway Expo and RTB Live in 2015, Star Micronics and Intelligent Point of Sale Limited continue to strengthen their partnership by offering an extensive range of high performance tablet POS solutions that offer compatibility with iZettle’s Chip & PIN technology as well as other third party providers. These solutions will be on display on the Star stand (310) at RBTE 2016, 9-10 March, Olympia, London. Intelligent Point of Sale is the creator of the cloud based, iPad point of sale application intelligentpos®, a low cost, cutting edge EPOS system that enables businesses to start selling products quickly and easily, control and track sales and stock in real-time, from any location. For printing receipts and tickets, the software provider has integrated a number of Star solutions that support iOS from the SM-T300i mobile printer to the TSP654IIBTi receipt printer, FVP10 multifunctional printer and SP700 kitchen printer. The latest product to be integrated is Star’s new TSP143III wireless LAN (introduced Jan 2016). This printer will simplify many retail and hospitality installations for Intelligent Point of Sale and provide a truly, off-the-shelf product for customers. With customers increasingly preferring to pay by card iZettle’s Chip & PIN solution combined with the scalable EPOS system from Intelligent Point of Sale and flexible tablet printing solutions from Star, pop-up stores to bars are equipped to meet the needs of customers looking for an easy and reliable means of payment. As Andrew Calzetti, Chief Marketing Officer, Intelligent Point of Sale Limited comments: “Star’s excellent SDKs have allowed us to easily integrate a range of its hardware...

Real Hardware and Software POS Solutions for Retailers of all sizes on the Star Stand (310) at RBTE 2016, Olympia, London

At RBTE 2016, Star will be demonstrating the future of POS connectivity with real solutions from 17 of its software and mobile payment partners on Stand 310. With a focus on connectivity, Star provides a complete range of industry leading solutions for retailers of all sizes. For traditional POS as well as the evolving mPOS market, Star’s portfolio of partners encompasses unique hardware and software retail solutions. Furthermore, Star’s excellent SDKs offer ease of integration, versatility and performance for tomorrow’s retailers and future Star integration partners. The TSP143III Wireless LAN is the latest addition to Star’s renowned TSP100 futurePRNT™ Series and provides simple yet effective wireless communication for retail and hospitality. Star’s established TSP100 Series is used by retailers and restaurateurs globally from major department stores and fast food restaurants to pop up shops and cafés. This latest addition to the series offers a range of features including a print speed of 250mm/second, a guillotine auto cutter (MCBF 2 million cuts) as well as thin paper capability providing benefits for the environment and reduced operating costs for the retailer. The cost-effective solution includes the convenience of an internal power supply along with a vertical mount kit in the box. Offering compatibility with all major operating systems including Android, iOS, Linux, Mac OS and Windows as well as easy pairing thanks to a simple WPS connection, this printer offers high functionality and simple wireless setup. Retailers can also take advantage of the futurePRNT software tools available with the entire TSP100 series and, in particular, the setup tool that provides simple web based configuration from any operating system and native setup...

Retail Technology Vendor PCMS joins Star Micronics at RBTE 2016, Olympia, London

Star will be joined by PCMS at RBTE, Olympia, London (9 – 10 March 2016) on Stand 310. PCMS will be demonstrating its BeanStore POS software, used globally by Tier One retailers, with Star’s combined Bluetooth printer and cash drawer solution mPOP™ and TSP100 futurePRNT™ series with Star’s digital receipting service AllReceipts™. PCMS Group is a retail technology vendor that supplies a set of focused solutions and services to retailers around the world. Its main offering is its VISION Commerce Suite – a portfolio of solutions that meets the needs of retailers. The Commerce Suite encompasses a number of omni-channel solutions that include point of sale and mobile POS, customer engagement solutions, analytics, profit protection, order management, ecommerce and store and central management. PCMS will be demonstrating its VISION BeanStore POS software that is used across the globe by Tier One retailers. The software offers a broad range of functionality as well as the ability to easily integrate existing systems and, at a later stage, add on further offerings including mobile POS or loyalty schemes. The software further allows retailers to improve the customer experience, simplify branch administration and establish centralized support functions. Steve Powell, Director of Sales – EMEA, PCMS states: “It has been a pleasure partnering with Star. The combination of our leading retail POS solution compliments Star’s innovative hardware and provides retailers with the ability to offer a unified consumer journey. The integration between BeanStore and Star printers has been seamless”. PCMS has integrated its VISION BeanStore POS software with mPOP, Star’s combined printer and cash drawer solution that offers a lightweight and portable solution measuring...

Star Micronics adds to Suite of Industry-Leading Software and Developer Tools for Retailers, Developers and Integrators with new PassPRNT™ application

Star has extended its suite of software tools to provide feature-rich solutions that work above existing POS software, offering power and paper saving features, powerful marketing tools as well as ease of integration. These solutions will be on display on the Star stand (310) at Retail Business Technology Expo 2016 (9-10 March, Olympia, London). PassPRNT™ – a new problem-solving sophisticated printer data relaying application available for iOS that is available immediately from the App Store. Other operating systems are to follow. PassPRNT receives data from an iOS application such as Filemaker Go or any web browser including Safari / Chrome using a URL scheme to print on a Star Bluetooth printer. Star’s PassPRNT companion App allows printing to both Star desktop and mobile printers from a web browser or any application supporting the URL scheme. The simple and user-friendly ‘one tap’ request to print from any iOS device to a Star Bluetooth printer is now possible. The operating system is capable of automatically switching from a host application to the PassPRNT application making this a valuable, time-saving tool for any system integrator / developer. Other software and developer tools available from Star include: ProxiPRNT™ – Star’s ProxiPRNT allows remote access of POS peripherals based on the physical proximity of the tablet of smartphone device being used, enabling the salesperson to automatically select and print to a nearby printer as well as ensure that a cash drawer can only be opened wirelessly if the salesperson is standing next to it. Based on BLE (Bluetooth low energy) technology, Star’s ProxiPRNT works with both iOS and Android devices and provides a low...