Product • 18.07.2017

Permaplay Tablets - upgrading the point of sale

Interface between online and POS

Display in einer Baumarkt-Abteilung
Source: Permaplay

For three out of four customers, according to a study by the trade association HDE “Trends in Trade,” it is important in the future to be able to go shopping in the store. On the other hand, online trading is growing significantly – although at rather different rates in different lines of business. The ideal solution: To combine both and increase the attractiveness of the POS.

“Providing added value to the local retail business is one of the major trade trends in 2017,” according to Werner Vogt, managing director of Permaplay Media Solutions. “Primarily, we have to focus on improving customer support and service quality. In this way, the retailer is able to offer customers not only detailed information, but also a strong visual experience.“ Currently, various Permaplay partners are working with a large number of tablets at the POS/POI.

Permaplay offers different high-quality and robust tablet models from 10” to 32”, all developed by Permaplay for use at the POS and produced by renowned manufacturers in the Far East. All units are equipped with features such as auto start and password protection. An additional application, specially developed for the POS, allows access to previously selected HTML pages, apps and also allows the use of the media player. A USB update is possible via the Android APK Installer.

Supplier
Logo: Permaplay Media Solutions GmbH

Permaplay Media Solutions GmbH

Aschmattstr. 8
76532 Baden-Baden
Germany
Mann erklärt Kunden ein Produkt, das auf einem Display zu sehen ist....
Source: Permaplay

In addition, these devices come with a pre-installed software to allow content updates over the Internet. This feature simply has to be enabled. W-LAN access is required and a fee for cloud connection is due.

Permaplay has implemented this new POS application using tablets with 21.5” screens in hundreds of DIY stores.

“Based on our experience to date and the results of relevant studies, we are very confident that tablets will bring a whole new quality standard in customer consultation and service to the POS.”  Werner Vogt is sure that “this motivates the seller, extends the retailer’s range of products and promotes sales overall.”

related articles:

popular articles:

Thumbnail-Photo: When the product becomes the POS
19.08.2019   #mobile payment #pos systems

When the product becomes the POS

“Mobile-first” or the future of the Point of Sale

The classic Point of Sale means physical sales areas including a terminal, cash systems and queues. But this traditional image is changing. Nowadays many customers in brick-and-mortar retail outlets expect the same experience as online and require ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Retail service robots – helper or footfall generator?...
22.07.2019   #pos marketing #services

Retail service robots – helper or footfall generator?

Using drag and drop to train the new coworker

Many of us know their faces, even if we have never met them in person. One of these faces belongs to Pepper, the humanoid robot. It has fast become a media star. ...

Thumbnail-Photo: App creates personalised shopping experience...
26.08.2019   #mobile payment #app

App creates personalised shopping experience

The Swiss trading company Valora is opening its first cashless convenience store

The goods are chosen, scanned and paid for using the avec smartphone app. Mobile computer vision specialists Scandit’s scan engine is a key component of the customer-facing app. The future of shopping - whether online or offline - is ...

Thumbnail-Photo: AVIXA launches the AV Experience Awards
20.09.2019   #digital signage #award

AVIXA launches the AV Experience Awards

Project participants honored in diverse audiovisual technology categories

AVIXA™, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association, is pleased to announce the launch of the AV Experience Awards program to recognize the innovative integration of content, space, and audiovisual technology to enrich ...

Thumbnail-Photo: drs//POS – The POS system for many check-out situations...
13.09.2019   #pos systems #cashpoints

drs//POS – The POS system for many check-out situations

With the POS system developed by Superdata you are put in the picture

The POS acts as an ear in the store. It affects how timely, and with what information, decision makers at the head office are in a position to assess developments in the store and are able to respond appropriately to the situation.With our POS ...

Thumbnail-Photo: 45th anniversary of the barcode in retail
01.07.2019   #barcode scanner #qr code

45th anniversary of the barcode in retail

GS1 US celebrates the barcode’s relevance as the backbone of commerce

GS1 US®, the information standards organization best known as the administrator of UPC barcodes, this week celebrates 45 years since the debut and first scan of the iconic barcode. On June 26, 1974, a pack of Wrigley's chewing gum carrying a ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Mobile payments at the supermarket checkout
05.08.2019   #mobile payment #smartphone

Mobile payments at the supermarket checkout

An early adopter’s experience of mobile payments

Or: "What’s that you’re doing with your watch?“I still remember the first time I used mobile payment technology and paid for items with my smartphone at a supermarket checkout: It was October 17, 2018, exactly seven days after ...

Thumbnail-Photo: New year brings new regulations
13.09.2019   #data management #receipt printer

New year brings new regulations

What are the big changes for German point of sales systems come 2020?

Big changes are coming to Germany’s point of sale systems starting January 1, 2020. Two terms that are tossed around in this connection are "Belegausgabepflicht" (Receipt Provision Ordinance) and ...

Thumbnail-Photo: APG announces the hiring of Mr. Paul Griffiths as its new president and...
09.08.2019   #cash management #cash drawers

APG announces the hiring of Mr. Paul Griffiths as its new president and CEO

Global cash management solution manufacturer welcomes its new president & CEO Paul Griffiths

APG Cash Drawer, a global manufacturer of cash management solutions announces the hiring of Mr. Paul Griffiths as its President and CEO. Most recently, Mr. Griffiths was the CEO of Birchwood Casey, a sporting goods company working with large ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Why digital signage pays off big!
03.06.2019   #digital signage #customer relationship management

Why digital signage pays off big!

The right content can increase sales and customer loyalty

The strategic use of digital signage can unquestionably lead to increased sales, a boosted impact of the sales floor, a new shopping experience, and a stronger brand image. However, emphasis is too often placed merely on technical innovations that ...

Supplier

Permaplay Media Solutions GmbH
Permaplay Media Solutions GmbH
Aschmattstr. 8
76532 Baden-Baden
Superdata GmbH
Superdata GmbH
Ruhrstr. 90
22761 Hamburg
Delfi Technologies GmbH
Delfi Technologies GmbH
Landgraben 75
24232 Schönkirchen
iXtenso - Magazin für den Einzelhandel
iXtenso - Magazin für den Einzelhandel
Celsiusstraße 43
53125 Bonn
APG Cash Drawer
APG Cash Drawer
4 The Drove
BN9 0LA Newhaven