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NCR and Task Retail Technology Deliver POS Solution for Specialty & Hospitality Retailers

  • 19 September, 2006 10:46

<p>NCR RealPOS™ hardware certified with Task Retail Technology software provides a comprehensive POS solution</p>
<p>SYDNEY, 19 September 2006 – Strengthening its portfolio of technology products tailored for small- and mid-sized retailers, NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) has introduced the latest addition to its NCR RealPOS™ family of point-of-sale (POS) workstations. The NCR RealPOS 21, a small-footprint touch-screen workstation, is designed to deliver a new level of investment value through a superior combination of performance, reliability and functionality.</p>
<p>“NCR has a long history of enhancing its POS portfolio with solutions that incorporate progressive and best-in-class technology,” said Con Vass, NCR Vice President Retail Solutions Division South Asia Pacific. “Following this history of innovation, the NCR RealPOS 21 offers long life, industry standard components that provide product stability to extend and protect retailers’ POS investments.”</p>
<p>Teamed with the NCR RealPOS 21 is the “Xchangexec” POS software suite from NCR RealPartner Task Retail Technology. Together these form a powerful POS solution designed for chains, franchise and multi-unit hospitality retailers. The solution is being released and demonstrated with the NCR RealPOS 21 for the first time in the NCR booth at Retail Technology Expo in Melbourne September 19-21.</p>
<p>A globally scalable POS application, “Xchangexec” is developed in the .NET environment and harnesses the power of the Internet to deliver real-time sales data, terminal management, interactive customer loyalty and “queue buster” services via SMS phone messaging to any type of retail outlet. The Management module, “Xchangeglobal” provides an interactive, live view of the entire POS environment. Xchangeglobal has been designed from the ground up to effectively manage thousands of stores anywhere in the world from a central location.</p>
<p>Leigh Colley, Task Retail’s Business Development Manager, said: “NCR’s suite of retail-hardened POS hardware options, combined with the flexibility of Task Retail Technology software, provides retailers with the bottom-line benefits of cost-effective and easy-to-operate store automation, with the added benefit of national support”.</p>
<p>Driven by powerful Intel technology, the NCR RealPOS 21 supports the latest POS applications while accommodating retailers’ future needs. The NCR RealPOS 21 features a bright 15-inch resistive touch screen designed to enhance the user experience. Peripheral options include a variety of printers, including NCR’s latest two-sided multifunction printer, a complete family of bar-code scanners, customer displays, payment terminals and biometric devices.</p>
<p>“We’re pleased to be working with Task Retail Technology to provide this POS solution,” said Con Vass. “Together Task Retail Technology and NCR are providing mid-size retailers with a complete, integrated hardware and software solution at an affordable price”.</p>
<p>About Task Retail Technology Pty Ltd.</p>
<p>Task Retail Technology is an Australian Point of Sale software developer and integrator with retail clients Australia wide and has more than 25 years experience in delivering high performance POS applications. Sydney-based with a nationwide reseller channel. For more information, visit Task Retail Technology at www.taskretail.com.au or call (612) 9997-3500.</p>
<p>About NCR Corporation</p>
<p>NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) is a leading global technology company helping businesses build stronger relationships with their customers. NCR’s Teradata® data warehouses, ATMs, retail systems, self-service solutions and IT services provide Relationship Technology™ that maximizes the value of customer interactions and helps organizations create a stronger competitive position. Based in Dayton, Ohio, NCR (www.ncr.com) employs approximately 29,300 people worldwide.
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<p>NCR, NCR EasyPoint, NCR FastLane, NCR RealPOS, NCR RealPrice, NCR RealScan, NCR RealSolutions and Teradata are trademarks or registered trademarks of NCR Corporation in the United States and other countries.</p>

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