News | August 3, 2010

Honeywell ISV Program Member Magstar Wins 2010 Innovative Solution Award For Its Age Verification Solution

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Honeywell, announced that Magstar Total Retail, a leading enterprise retail and point solution developer, has been awarded the RSPA/VSR 3rd Annual Innovative Solution Award in the Specialty Retail Category for its Magstar Total POS solution utilizing Honeywell's Genesis™ 7580 scanner with EasyDL™ software. Magstar is a member of Honeywell Scanning & Mobility's independent software vendor (ISV) program. The RSPA/VSR awards recognize outstanding achievements in advanced multi-vendor solutions serving small and medium businesses (SMBs).

Magstar's Total POS solution enables specialty retail stores, including liquor stores, convenience stores, and small grocery stores where age-restricted products are a major contributor to sales, to scan products for purchase, verify customer age and track inventory with one universal scanning device. Through its collaboration with Honeywell, Magstar has achieved an innovative contribution to the retail technology industry as it provides retailers with a simple, seamless solution to comply with regulatory age verification laws as they efficiently carry out point-of-sale transactions.

"We are pleased to honor Magstar Total Retail with this year's Innovative Solution Award in the Specialty Retail Category," said Regina Ciardiello, editor of Vertical Systems Reseller (VSR). "Their age verification solution was chosen for its ability to improve the point-of-sale experience and reduce costs for the retailer."

"We take great pride in our ISV relationships and are excited to see Magstar receive this award," said Laura Kelleher, director of Americas marketing, Honeywell Scanning & Mobility. "Integrating our scanning technology with the Magstar Total POS solution gives our retail customers a great product that allows them to expedite transactions, improve customer loyalty and increase overall profitability."

Steven Greenwood, vice president of Magstar said, "Magstar is dedicated to providing the technology our clients need to improve their customers' shopping experience, as well as service levels. Our goal has always been to ensure that our clients have the most efficient, bottom-line enhancing technologies possible. Thanks to the RSPA/VSR Innovation Solution Award judging panel for publicly acknowledging that we've met our goals. We'd also like to express our gratitude to Honeywell Scanning & Mobility for nominating us for this honor."

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SOURCE: Honeywell