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Point of Sale Terminals run on Android(TM) operating system.

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Press Release Summary:

May 20, 2014 - Operating without fan, hard disk drive, or any movable components, Models V-R7000 and V-R7100 feature 15.6 in. widescreen touch panel display that can be positioned vertically and supports VESA-compatible mounting. Units are available with 3 serial ports, 4 USB host ports, 1 LAN port, 2 cash drawer ports, and 2 SD card slots. In addition, Model V-R7100 offers wireless LAN and Bluetooth® communications capability. To protect memory data in event of power failure, both are equipped with battery.

Casio America, Inc.

141 McPherson St., Markham, ON, L3R3L3, USA

Original Press Release

Casio Announces New Android(TM) Based Point of Sale Terminals

Press release date: May 13, 2014

New V-R7000 and V-R7100 Meet Store Needs with Android(TM) Terminals, Applications, and Support Tools

DOVER, N.J. -- Today, Casio America, Inc. announced the introduction of two new POS touch terminals, the V-R7000 and V-R7100, which both run the Android(TM) operating system and their optional Point of Sale (POS) application software. The release of the V-R7000 and V-R7100 follows the introduction of the highly successful and innovative V-R100 terminal, which was the first complete Android-based electronic POS terminal.

"Retailers, large and small, seek POS systems that are not only cost-effective, but also help their businesses run more efficiently," said Tom Zitelli, Sales & Marketing Manager of Casio's System Products Division. "The new V-R7000 and V-R7100 terminals deliver on those needs with a wide variety of applications and support tools that help to eliminate common hardware problems and improve the business's short- and long-term success."

The V-R7000 and V-R7100 are designed without a fan, hard disk drive or any movable components to ensure efficient store operations by eliminating common problems experienced with PC-based hardware. Like the V-R100, these new terminals will run third party, ISV (Independent Software Vendors), Android-based POS applications.  Additional applications available on the V-R7000 AND V-R7100 include grocery/convenience store, pizza, concession stand, hospitality and apparel store.  Casio also provides a software development kit (SDK) to ISV's in order to facilitate their software running on these new models.

Additional hardware offerings on the V-R7000 and V-R7100 include:        
The 15.6-inch widescreen touch panel display can be positioned vertically and supports VESA compatible mounting that includes pole, wall and vertical stand mountings to maximize operator viewing access to the application screens. The touch panel boasts IP53-compliant dustproof and waterproof performance, and can be used with confidence in restaurants and other wet environments. A variety of communication ports are also available, three (3) serial, four (4) USB host ports, LAN port, two (2) cash drawer ports, two (2) SD card slots for device and peripheral connectivity.  The V-R7100 boasts wireless LAN and Bluetooth® communications capabilities, which eliminates the need for extra cabling and allows the terminal to be a placed in a location that best suits the needs of the business. 

Both models are also equipped with a battery to protect memory data in the event of a power failure.  Once the power returns to the terminal, it will go directly to the last screen it was showing at the time of the failure without the loss of transaction data. In addition, a variety of peripherals are available to enhance the functionality of the V-R7000 and V-R7100  including an expansion box with additional communication ports, ergonomically designed magnetic strip card reader, remote customer display and a LAN/serial printer.

For additional information on Casio's full portfolio of POS and electronic cash registers, please visit www.Casio4Business.com.

Specifications of the V-R Series Android Terminals

Hardware

Model V-R7000 V-R7100 V-R100
Platform Android(TM) 4.2 Android(TM) 2.3
CPU OMAP5432 1.5GHz ARM Cortex-A9 533MHz
Memory RAM 2GB 512MB
Flash ROM 16GB 2GB
Display Type 15.6-inch wide color LCD with touch panel
1366 x 768 dots (WXGA)
10.4-inch color LCD with touch panel
800 x 600 dots (SVGA)
Splash-proof IP53 (Compliant with IEC60529 standard) IPX2 (Compliant with IEC60529 standard)
  Layouts Landscape & Portrait Landscape
  Mounting VESA 100×100mm standard --
  Function Tilt Electric tilt
Ethernet Port RJ45×1 (10/100 Base-T/TX) RJ45×1 (10/100 Base-T/TX)
Wireless LAN -- IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n --
Bluetooth(R) -- Ver2.0+EDR --
Memory Backup  Lithium-ion rechargeable ba4ttery Nickel metal hydride rechargeable battery
Power AC 120-240V AC 120-240V
Approx. External Dimensions 15.7" (W) x 11.8" (D) x 13.1" (H) 15.5" (W) x 9.3" (D) x 9.0" (H)
Approx. Weight 15.4 lbs 11 lbs
Customer Display Optional (VA-B60DE) Integrated (with pop-up function)
Thermal Printer Optional(UP-400B)  Integrated (one-station)
Cash Drawer Optional (DL-2814 or DL-3625) Optional (DL-2814 or DL-3625)
Magnetic Card Reader Optional (VA-B46MCRE) Optional (VA-A46MCR)
                             
Casio Application Software (optional)
Store Support System Sales management (multistore operation support)
Customer management
Reservation management
Inventory management
Multistore Operation Support Tools Data collection/delivery and status display
Terminal setting
Electronic journals (view, search, and print)
                 
Android is a trademark of Google Inc. VESA is a registered trademark of Video Electronics Standards Association.

The Bluetooth registered trademark is owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc., U.S.A. and licensed to Casio Computer Co., Ltd.

Other company and product names are generally registered trademarks or trademarks of the respective companies.

About Casio America, Inc.
Casio America, Inc., Dover, N.J., is the U.S. subsidiary of Casio Computer Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan, one of the world's leading manufacturers of consumer electronics and business equipment solutions. Established in 1957, Casio America, Inc. markets calculators, keyboards, mobile presentation devices, disc title and label printers, watches, cash registers and other consumer electronic products. Casio has strived to fulfill its corporate creed of "creativity and contribution" through the introduction of innovative and imaginative products. For more information, visit www.casiousa.com.

CONTACT:
S. Vander Schans
CASIO AMERICA, INC.
(973) 361-5400
svanderschans@casio.com

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