... and do it already. Once again, visitors will find the latest trends and technologies that will drive tomorrow’s retail at EuroCIS 2018. We present the most important new products, the interesting trends and other practical highlights.
The Pyramid Computer GmbH presents the next generation of kiosk solutions with card and cash management services at EuroCIS. The visual highlight is definitely the 32-inch self-order kiosk solution from its polytouch line, which is more than just an eye-catcher thanks to its flexible design. With its Hospitality Order Automation Suite consisting of an ordering app, an ordering kiosk, and a unique indoor localization system, Pyramid offers a complete solution that efficiently automates gastronomy processes.
Small, smaller, digital signage. Opticon features the smallest displays at this year’s EuroCIS. The stretched promo shelf is a full-color 11-inch TFT display designed to highlight sales promotions at the shelf or products on the sales floor. Dynamic contents can simply be extended by connecting multiple displays. Videos or other interactive contexts can also be played, thus improving customer interaction.
Future-Shape showcases a smart sensor floor at EuroCIS that’s designed to visualize visitor flow, track paths and calculate dwell times. This enables retailers to track the customer experience, increase conversion rates and optimize space design at the same time. Both virtual reality applications and exhibit protection are also an option.
"Olivia, add the ingredients for this recipe to my shopping list"
Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions GmbH – Hall 9 / Booth B42
Toshiba’s partner Culios introduces Olivia, the virtual assistant. The Dutch company specializes in online grocery shopping. Thanks to TCx Elevate, Toshibo makes it possible to then transfer the shopping list to the retailer’s shopping list server. Digital shopping lists can be created with Olivia’s help and via web stores or retailer apps.
At this year’s EuroCIS, the Hikvision Company presents a camera that can recognize faces. The camera uses deep learning technology to improve its accuracy in determining the gender and age of people. The dual-lens camera can also accurately distinguish between people and other objects and is able to recognize 30 different faces.
Retail Anti-Theft Protection: From Traditional EAS System to Intelligent Solution
The function of security antenna systems is shifting from traditional EAS system to an intelligent network solution that recognizes individual items and the direction of movement and gives instant feedback to store associates. Like the iSense Lumen antenna by NEDAP Retail for example. It can also be placed between the storage room and the sales floor to track article movement and is able to instantly track new deliveries.
Prevent Labeling Fraud with Intelligent Image Recognition
NCR celebrates the 20th anniversary of its first self-checkout solution and now adds artificial intelligence and self-learning functions to its systems in 2018. The latest NCR FastLane Self-Checkout version features intelligent image recognition that identifies fresh produce like fruits and vegetables and helps to prevent checkout scams.
Versatile Communication: Always There And Hands-Free
Wearables are not just transforming the healthcare sector. Trekstor has brought its Smartagent to EuroCIS. This smartwatch with computer functionality supports employees in warehouse management, inventory processes, and employee communication. For example, the Smartagent lets sales associates know if a customer needs assistance at the POS.
From the smallest to the largest display – at EuroCIS, iDTRONIC presents its “ID Promo 5000“ digital signage kiosk, which stands tall at a height of two meters. The kiosk can be used for product presentations and promotional videos as well as an advertising medium for posters and advertising services. The promotional kiosk can most notably be used in shopping centers, airports, supermarkets, hotels, wellness and fitness centers as well as trade shows.
Footfall Analysis Regardless of Lighting and Weather Conditions
Indoor footfall analysis is easy. But what happens if rain, fog or snow are added to the mix? Often the case in entrance areas, it can skew results. BEA SA and its laser technology are able to help. It works regardless of lighting and weather. Now retailers can also accurately measure foot traffic in all kind of environments.