At Apps World 2014 (12 – 13 November 2014, Excel, London), international POS printer manufacturer Star Micronics (Stand 150) will be exhibiting the industry’s largest range of mPOS tablet printing solutions, as well as demonstrating the latest enhancements to its powerful 38cm high ‘All-in-One’ interactive communication platform, AsuraCPRNT™.
Providing hardware solutions for mobile payment and mPOS applications, Star offers the largest range of MFi certified Bluetooth and WiFi enabled POS printers, mobile printers and hardware accessories for iOS™, Android™ and Windows™ applications including a stylish range of ultra white printers and cash drawers to match the new tablet market as well as a unique WebPRNT™ interface and browser for web based solutions.
With Star’s experience in hardware integration in the ever-expanding mobile payment market as well as comprehensive multi-product API and SDKs, developers can easily integrate custom Android, iOS and Windows based apps for retail, hospitality, event ticketing and queue management.
For web-based solutions, Star WebPRNT provides simple platform agnostic receipt printing direct from web based applications to the industry’s largest range of Bluetooth printers using Star’s new WebPRNT Browser or via a ‘plug-in’ interface option. The new Star WebPRNT Browser available from GooglePlay or the App Store simplifies direct printing from the Web to Star’s extensive range of low cost ticket / label / kitchen / mobile Bluetooth printers providing unique tablet based Web printing for hospitality and retail applications as well as supporting all current web technologies.
Star’s AsuraCPRNT™, 38cm high ‘All-in-One’ interactive communication platform, offers a unique hardware option for developers to build custom apps to create an integrated value-added solution. Incorporating a powerful processor, touch screen, high quality thermal printer and optional integrated MSR and QR/Barcode scanner, the AsuraCPRNT maximises valuable store space for use as a standalone terminal or server to drive custom applications and web content. The new Star AsuraBrowser enables easy web page development for developers and provides a powerful in-store solution that brings together all channels for loyalty, couponing, queue management, etc.
As Simon Martin, Director & General Manager, Star Micronics EMEA, states: “Star prides itself on its position as a manufacturer of pioneering mPOS printing solutions. With our mPOS tablet printing solutions currently being used across retail and hospitality Star will continue to drive and define tomorrow’s rapidly evolving mPOS marketplace, while the versatility of the AsuraCPRNT™ and the wealth of applications possible will ensure its presence in an ever broader range and variety of environments.”
Background Information on Star Micronics
Founded in 1947, Star Micronics is one of the world’s largest printer manufacturers and has facilities for worldwide production, marketing and support. Employing over 2600 staff and achieving turnover in excess of £270 million, Star Micronics has developed a POS printer portfolio that spans thermal and dot matrix printers and mechanisms, designed for barcode, ticketing, receipts and labelling. Star’s proven technology is also being utilised to develop reader/writer systems for visual/smart and magnetic stripe cards and to install print mechanisms in multimedia kiosk environments. The Star Micronics’ range is available internationally via a distribution channel comprising distributors and dealers.