Toshiba Announces New TCxFlight Mobile Solution
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions, the global market share leader in point of sale technology, today announced a new hybrid mobile solution that will enable retailers to offer an integrated shopping experience and better serve customers throughout the retail environment. TCxFlight by Toshiba combines a retail-optimized mobile tablet with a sleek retail-optimized docking station.
With the simple touch of a button, the TCxFlight mobile solution can function as a traditional point of sale or self-service kiosk, a manager’s workstation, or in a variety of mobile use case scenarios. This versatility is available on demand, allowing associates to connect with customers at multiple touch points in the buying process. The dynamic technology incorporated in TCxFlight enables the best customer service and provides the most enjoyable shopping experience embodying Toshiba’s vision for “Together Commerce.”
The new mobile technology has been piloted by two diverse businesses, one popular high-volume restaurant in Raleigh, NC, and a major national retailer. Angus Barn, an upscale restaurant with 300 employees, turned to the TCxFlight for its flexibility and durability in a fast-paced environment.
“Customer service is at the core of our business, and we need a reliable POS solution for on-the-go staff,” said Jim McGovern, General Manager, Angus Barn. “We engaged with Toshiba and Atlantic Restaurant Systems based on our desire to work with partners who understand the rugged, fast-paced food service business. We turned to their newest offering, TCxFlight, because of the mobile solution’s sleek design and flexibility that enables portable use by our staff within our large restaurant which includes several dining areas, patio areas, and even a wine cellar.”
The light-weight TCxFlight is only one-half inch thick and boasts an 11.6-inch full HD, 10-point multi-touch display with front and rear integrated cameras. TCxFlight delivers maximum performance with 128G of fast SSD storage, a powerful Intel® i5 processor running Windows 8 and full wireless and Bluetooth connectivity. Enhanced with an ergonomic sleeve with integrated MSR, TCxFlight allows merchants to take retailing to the consumer. The dual-purpose docking station provides both expanded connectivity for POS peripherals, as well as a secure charging station for the TCxFlight mobile device. When TCxFlight is not in use, associates simply dock it and lock it. TCxFlight is scheduled for general availability in 1Q 2014.
"The new TCxFlight leverages Toshiba’s POS expertise and market trust for a dynamic mobile solution that retailers can be confident will work for any environment,” said Steven D. Ladwig, President & CEO, Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions. “Based on the impressive results from pilot testing in high-traffic environments, it is clear that the TCxFlight mobile solution will further Toshiba’s mission of helping retailers better serve their customers, which can help increase customer satisfaction and brand loyalty.”
For more details on TCxFlight, visit www.toshibacommerce.com/TCxFlight
About Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions
Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions is retail’s first choice for integrated in-store solutions and is the global market share leader in retail store technology. With a global team of dedicated business partners, we deliver innovative commerce solutions that transform checkout, provide seamless consumer interactions and optimize retail operations that are changing the retail landscape. To learn more, visit www.toshibacommerce.com
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