Product News: Computer Hardware & Peripherals
Mobile Interactive Tablets enhance guest engagement.
Press Release Summary:
May 27, 2014 - Available for hospitality/retail staff, MICROS mTablet E-Series operates on Windows® 8.1 Embedded Industry Pro. Smaller size (8 in.) suits mobile staff, while larger tablet (11 in.) is also fully compatible with MICROS mStation base for optional use as workstation with full peripheral connectivity. Optional sleeves for either size facilitate secure payment on device, and MICROS Engagement feature offers fluid touch experience with interactive live tiles for various functions.
Original Press Release
MICROS Debuts New MICROS mTablet E-Series and the MICROS Engagement Feature at the National Restaurant Association Show in Chicago
Press release date: May 16, 2014
COLUMBIA, Md. -- MICROS Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MCRS), a leading provider of information technology solutions for the hospitality and retail industries, is debuting its new MICROS mTablet E-Series and the new MICROS Engagement feature at the National Restaurant Association (NRA) Show taking place in Chicago, May 17-20, 2014. These newest MICROS innovations allow staff members to perform multiple activities from one device, including making guest interactions extraordinary, while providing advanced capabilities that will significantly raise the bar on what a modern point of sale system should be.
The MICROS mTablet E-Series allows hospitality and retail staff to elevate guest engagement. The mTablet E-Series, which is available in an eight-inch and eleven-inch size, offers an extended battery life, and operates on Microsoft Windows 8.1 Embedded Industry Pro. The eight-inch handheld tablet is perfect for on-the-go staff, while the eleven-inch version is also fully compatible with the MICROS mStation base providing staff the flexibility to be mobile or use it as a workstation option with full peripheral connectivity. Optional sleeves for either mTablet size facilitate secure payment on the device.
The MICROS Engagement feature brings a highly animated and interactive element to the MICROS mTablet E-Series when running MICROS Simphony in a food and beverage establishment. The MICROS Engagement feature offers a fluid, beautiful touch experience with an ultra-modern look and feel with interactive live tiles that can display and promote numerous content including specials of the day and upcoming events, connection to the loyalty program, external content feeds for guest entertainment, and the ability to take orders. It is also very configurable and highly customizable for preference and can access actionable data, analytics and tools for management staff.
"We are very excited to introduce our new MICROS Engagement Feature and MICROS mTablet E-Series at this year's NRA Show," stated Russell Butler, Senior Vice President of Global Research & Development at MICROS Systems. "Mobility continues to be a consistent theme for technology in hospitality and retail. In Food & Beverage, it is not enough to be able to just take an order on a device at a table. The guests want to be able to interact with the technology as well. Providing an exceptional guest experience goes beyond the quality of food and service, it includes the entire guest interaction."
For more details on the MICROS mTablet E-Series and the MICROS Engagement feature visit http://mtablet.micros.com/, or visit us at the NRA Show in Chicago at booth #6007.
About MICROS Systems, Inc.
MICROS Systems, Inc. provides leading enterprise-wide applications, services and hardware for the hospitality and retail industries. Serving an extensive portfolio of clients worldwide, MICROS solutions are utilized in hotels, casinos, table and quick service restaurants, retail, leisure and entertainment, fuel and convenience, cruise, and travel operations in more than 180 countries, and on all seven continents. MICROS combines its industry knowledge and expertise to provide cloud-based, mobile and on premise solutions that allow its clients to streamline operations and successfully engage their customers.
MICROS applications include point of sale, property management, central systems, business intelligence, eCommerce, loyalty, CRM, loss prevention, distributed order management, labor management, inventory management, and merchandise planning solutions. MICROS services include hosting and SaaS, platform implementation and integration, strategic business consulting, interactive marketing, design services including creative and user experience, and managed services. MICROS stock is traded through NASDAQ under the symbol MCRS.
For more information on MICROS and its advanced information technology solutions for the hospitality and retail industries, please contact Louise Casamento, Vice President of Marketing at (443) 285-8144 or (866) 287-4736. You can also visit the MICROS website at www.micros.com or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow MICROS on Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, and the MICROS Blog.
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