Panasonic Integrated Management Technology Drives the Future of POS at FS/TEC 201026 Feb, 2010
Panasonic Integrated Management Technology Drives the Future of POS at FS/TEC 2010
Long Beach, CA (February 2010) – At this year’s FS/TEC 2010, Panasonic will demonstrate how its integrated management solutions and advanced technology deliver new possibilities for better store operation to the quick service and hospitality industry. Panasonic will feature the recently released POS workstation, Lite-ray, as well as the flagship Stingray workstation, the Attune drive-thru communications system and the Virtual Site Manager integrated video/POS system.
“We have worked to develop innovative POS solutions to meet our customers’ needs for more than 30 years,” said Sam Miyakodani, Group Manager of Panasonic System Networks Company. “Our new generation of products brings the store owner, manager and operator even more performance and flexibility and this combination is helping to drive the future of point of sale and drive-thru communication solutions.
At FS/TEC 2010, Panasonic System Networks Company will highlight the following technology solutions for the quick service and hospitality industry:
POS Hardware Solutions Panasonic’s Stingray Workstation (model JS-950), with its modular, open platform design, changed the ground rules for POS workstations. Stingray runs virtually any operating system and software and can be configured with the selection of components and capabilities that best meet users’ specific needs. With a high-speed processor, Stingray is ideal for stand-alone applications and can also be integrated into a network to run the most demanding back office operations. Stingray can be configured with a magnetic card reader and can also be easily integrated with security solutions such as fingerprint or biometric readers for operator ID verification.
Newest to the Panasonic line-up, the Lite-ray™ POS Workstation delivers reliable POS functionality at an affordable price. Based on the design of the Stingray workstation, Lite-ray is purpose-built with a fanless design featuring fewer moving parts. Its Intel® Atom™ Processor is power-optimized to deliver more robust performance per watt and the open architecture supports Microsoft Windows® including both standard and embedded platforms, along with Linux. Lite-ray is backed by a three-year warranty and additionally offers a full complement of options to further customize the POS solution, including a RAID data back-up and recovery system. In keeping with Panasonic’s eco-ideas initiative, Lite-ray has been officially certified as Energy Star compliant for the US market.