News | April 29, 2013

Panasonic Announces Attune Drive-Thru Communications System Is Certified By CKE Restaurants

Digital Headset Offers CKE Franchises Exceptional Sound Clarity and Durable Design

Panasonic recently announced that the Attune drive-thru communications system is now certified by CKE Restaurants, Inc. for use in Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s across the nation. Panasonic’s Attune has met the rigorous certification standards set forth by CKE and is now available for franchisees to purchase. Attune enhances customer satisfaction through improved speed of service and order accuracy in the drive-thru.

“At CKE, we look for drive-thru solutions that enable clear communication between employees and customers without interference,” said Tom Lindblom, Chief Technology Officer, CKE Restaurants, Inc. “Based on our relationship with Panasonic as an approved vendor and the testing of the Attune, we feel confident it will provide our restaurants reliable and quality wireless headsets to deliver the best drive-thru experience for customers.” 

Attune operates on the restricted 1.9 GHz band with DECT voice technology for clear, reliable, interference-free communication. It is available in two models, all-in-one (AIO) and belt pack, both engineered for durability in rigorous quick-service restaurant environments. The AIO headset is the most rugged headband in the industry, allowing for 360 degrees of bending without breakage. The reliability of Attune saves Panasonic customers thousands of dollars in repair costs over the life of the headset.

For more information, visit www.panasonic.com/business/psna/products-retail-information-systems/drive-thru/attune.aspx. Panasonic’s Stingray Envo POS workstation (JS-960) is also certified by CKE Restaurants and available to purchase through authorized Panasonic dealers.

For more information, visit www.panasonic.com/foodservices.

Panasonic Solutions for Business
Built on a celebrated engineering foundation, Panasonic architects business technology solutions that help build a better world. Customers in government, healthcare, production, education and a wide variety of commercial enterprises, large and small, depend on integrated solutions from Panasonic to help them acquire, manage and interpret the information that drives innovation. The complete suite of Panasonic solutions addresses unified business communications, mobile computing, security and surveillance, retail point-of-sale, office productivity, high definition visual conferencing, visual communications (professional projectors, displays, digital signage) and HD and 3D video production. As a result of its commitment to R&D, manufacturing and quality control, Panasonic engineers reliable and long-lasting solutions as a partner for continuous improvement. Panasonic solutions for business are delivered by Panasonic System Communications Company of North America, which is a division of Panasonic Corporation of North America, the principal North American subsidiary of Panasonic Corporation.

All brand and company/product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of the respective companies. All specifications are subject to change without notice. For more information visit www.panasonic.com/business-solutions.

About Panasonic Corporation of North America
Based in Secaucus, NJ, Panasonic Corporation of North America provides a broad line of digital and other electronics products and services for consumer, business and industrial use. The company is the principal North American subsidiary of Osaka, Japan-based Panasonic Corporation, and the hub of Panasonic’s U.S. branding, marketing, sales, service and R&D operations. Panasonic is committed to becoming the electronics industry's leader in green innovation by its one-hundredth anniversary in 2018. In the 2012 Interbrand Annual Best Global Green Brands ranking, the Panasonic brand jumped four spots to number six: http://www.interbrand.com/en/best-global-brands/Best-Global-Green-Brands/2012-Report.aspx. As part of its continuing efforts to reduce its carbon footprint, Panasonic Corporation of North America will relocate its operations to a new eco-efficient office tower adjacent to a mass transit hub in Newark, NJ in 2013. For more information visit http://panasonic.net/eco/ecoideas, www.panasonic.com, and www.panasonic.com/pressroom.

SOURCE: Panasonic Corporation of North America

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