Fujitsu Features the Power of "Univations" at NRF 2009
Technology Company to Demonstrate Latest in Self-Service Hardware and Partner Software
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NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 02/24/09 -- Fujitsu Transaction Solutions Inc. is
unveiling a host of new "Univations" for retailers in the form of U-Serv® self-service hardware and partner software at the National Retail
Federation (NRF) 98th Annual Convention and Expo, Jan. 12-13 in New York
The Fujitsu booth #411 will feature the newest U-Serv models and
applications. These include:
The U-Serv 50 entry-level kiosk solution, which can be configured
for countertop use or free standing on a pedestal. The U-Serv 50 will be
displayed as part of the DeliVision System self-ordering kiosk, in
conjunction with partner Modiv Media. Roche Bros, a New England-based
grocer, recently began implementing this solution chain-wide.
The U-Serv 60 will feature theater ticketing, which allows movie
patrons to forego long lines at the box office by self-ticketing with the
kiosk. Patrons can either go online and order a ticket for will call
pick-up at the kiosk, or browse the available movies and purchase on site.
Today, Regal Entertainment and AMC Entertainment, the number one and two
movie chains in the world, use Fujitsu ticketing solutions.
The U-Serv 75 is Fujitsu's higher-end kiosk solution. In concert
with software partner Escalate Retail, the U-Serv 75 will feature assisted
guided selling application. Guided selling allows consumers to help
themselves by simple queries and unbiased suggestions and
The U-Serv 150 exterior solution is ruggedized for outdoor use. It
features a 17" touch screen color display, card reader, omni-directional
scanner and high-end PC. The U-Serv 150 has been redesigned to make it more
affordable for more locations like stadium and concert venues. The U-Serv
150 is a Univations solution but will not be displayed at NRF.
- Med-Serv Patient Registration Kiosk. Along with sister company
Fujitsu Computer Products of America, and partner Allscripts, Fujitsu is
demonstrating a patient registration kiosk. The Med-Serv unit shows how a
patient can register and be positively identified using Fujitsu palm vein
Fujitsu will also be demonstrating the power of multiple software
applications on the same kiosk. A U-Serv 100 kiosk under the control of St.
Clair Interactive Communication's multi-application software, will
demonstrate Treo Systems Wayfinder software and Modiv Media
"Today, consumer demand for self-service options has become mandatory in
the retail environment," said Peter Wolf, vice president of self-service
and Univations operations at Richardson, Texas-based Fujitsu Transaction
Solutions. "Fujitsu has a renewed focus on self-service technology in
retail, and these new U-Serv solutions and applications represent that
commitment to quality and affordable innovations that will further enhance
customer service and satisfaction."
About Fujitsu Transaction Solutions
Fujitsu Transaction Solutions Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Fujitsu
Limited (TSE: 6702), collaborates with retailing companies to relentlessly
reduce their costs and facilitate consumer interactions that improve their
profitability. Fujitsu's Pervasive RetailingTM approach enables companies to
minimize the time, cost and risk of creating interoperability between
disparate applications and devices that support a multitude of consumer
touch points. Fujitsu's offerings include solution software, point-of-sale
store technology, U-Scan® self-checkout systems, U-Serv® self-ordering
systems and multi-vendor lifecycle services. Customers include Canadian
Tire, Chevron Corporation, Hallmark, H-E-B, Kroger, Loblaws, Nordstrom,
Payless ShoeSource, Regal Cinema, Staples, Stop & Shop and The TJX
Companies, among others. Web site: http://us.fujitsu.com/retailing.
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