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Omnico launches world’s first fully-featured tablet POS device for retail

Tablet point of sale device equips retailers for the mobile and omni-channel world

Omnico launches world’s first fully-featured tablet POS device for retail...
Source: DigiPoS Store Solutions GmbH

Leveraging over 20 years’ point of sale (POS) and retail software experience, The Digipos Freedom Tablet has been designed to enhance the in-store experience, while joining up stores, e-commerce and mobile infrastructure. The tablet allows sales assistants to move in front of the till to serve the customer more personally, with access to real-time information on products, offers and stock.

The Windows-enabled device can be used as a mobile tablet or docked at the point of sale to process PCI compliant transactions.  The Freedom Tablet integrates with retailers’ existing POS infrastructure and can be managed by their in-house IT teams, helping to minimise total cost of ownership.

Commenting on the retail device, Steve Thomas, Omnico’s Chief Technology Officer says, “Consumer tablet devices have opened up a new world of mobile computing, but deploying these devices in a retail environment is far from practical. They are not easily integrated with the existing  point of sale infrastructure and aren’t built for heavy-duty use. The Digipos Freedom Tablet is the result of extensive R&D and is the first device of its kind that addresses retailers’ practical needs, yet adds a new dimension for sales assistants to enhance customer service."

“It’s all part of our omni-channel vision for retail. It’s no longer enough for retailers to be ‘bricks and clicks’ to compete against pure-play e-commerce providers. They are faced with two big challenges: enhancing the retail experience and joining up ‘islands of technology’ so that mobile, e-commerce and stores aren’t inefficient silos. The Freedom Tablet helps to address these challenges.”

The Freedom Tablet can be deployed in a variety of retail environments from department stores, to cafés, gyms and boutique shops.

Product features:

  • Bright 10.1” TFT LCD display
  • 1280 x 800 resolution
  • Microsoft Windows compatible: Windows XP, POSReady 2009, Windows 7, POSReady 7
  • Intel N2600 processor based tablet
  • Weight: 965 grams
  • Communications: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 802.11 b/g/n
  • Size: 265mm x 190mm x 16.4mm
  • Docking station with retail connectivity (support for receipt printer, Chip & PIN payment, barcode scanner etc.)
  • Easy to hold – more secure to grip than consumer tablet

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