1. BlueStar’s Cuntz Provides Channel Overview At VARTECH 2010
    BlueStar President/CEO Steve Cuntz kicks off VARTECH 2010, talking about the evolution of the channel over the past half decade. Cuntz also discusses the importance of VAR credit/financing and the continuing emergence of the healthcare vertical.
  2. APG’s Ann Klein Celebrates 50th Birthday at BlueStar’s VARTECH
    Ann Klein, the Distribution Channel Manager at APG Cash Drawer, is presented a birthday candle on the show floor at VARTECH 2010. Making this happen is PrehKeyTec’s Steve Bergeron, Catherine Shergi, and Steve Toomey. Make sure you watch this entire video – you don’t want to miss Klein’s special “Happy Birthday” song.
  3. Abbott Presents Keynote At BlueStar’s VARTECH
    Jim Abbott, who pitched in the Olympics and the Major Leagues despite being born without a right hand, was the keynote speaker at BlueStar’s 2010 VARTECH event. Abbott, who talked about the importance of adjustability, shows the crowd how he could quickly throw and catch with the same hand. Helping him demonstrate is BlueStar President/CEO Steve Cuntz.
  4. Ibarra Leads Citizen’s Return To AIDC, POS Channels
    Oscar Ibarra, Executive Vice President at Citizen Systems America, talks about his company’s return to the channel during the opening ceremonies at BlueStar’s VARTECH 2010 event in Cincinnati. It will be interesting to see how Citizen maintains its channel presence after being so prominent at VARTECH.
  5. BlueStar, Fraker Launch VARTECH With A Bang

    BlueStar Vice President of Marketing Mark Fraker kicks off VARTECH 2010 in Cincinnati with a rousing introduction. Over 1,000 members of the channel attended this year’s event which was held near BlueStar’s northern Kentucky headquarters for the first time in six years.

  6. ISV MiT Systems Connects Legacy Systems With New Mobile Solutions
    By Gennifer Biggs, security, storage, and managed services editor
    MiT Systems was one of the more than 100 exhibitors at BlueStar's recent VARTECH show in Cincinnati. In this video, I talk to Mark Maraj, VP of Sales for MiT, about the value that his and other ISVs bring to the POS and mobile transaction space. If you are interested in learning more, check back in October 2010 - MiT is featured in that issue of Business Solutions magazine.
  7. BlueStar Shows Off Its Solutions In A Box At RetailNOW 2010
    At the recent RSPA (Retail Solutions Providers Association) RetailNOW 2010 conference and expo in Las Vegas, Business Solutions had a chance to get a quick overview of BlueStar's latest Solutions In A Box.
  8. Video Demo: Transact Technologies Epic 880 Kiosk Printer
    As seen below, Mike Alvaro, NA sales manager for Transact Technologies, provides a quick overview of the manufacturers Epic 880 printer designed for kiosk applications.
  9. Video Demo: SATO GL408e
    SATO America took some time at value-added distributor BlueStar's recent VARTECH Canada event in Montreal, Quebec to show off its GL408e desktop barcode printer. As seen in the below video, the printer's versatility with media, maintenance, emulations, and upgradeability all are addressed in the demo I had a chance to sit in on.
  10. Logic Controls Showcases Its SB-8200 Smartbox

    Logic Controls was at the recently held BlueStar VARTECH Canada event in Montreal, Quebec, showing off its latest POS terminal, the SB-8200 Smartbox.

    As seen in the below video, the all-in-one unit is designed for retail or hospitality countertop placement, has a 1.6 GHz processor, is fanless and ventless, has an incorporated mag-stripe readers, and has an optional fingerprint reader.