FREMONT, CA: Panasonic in its latest release launches a modular Point of Sales workstation, the JS-970 All In One. Designed quick service restaurant, retail and hospitality sectors, it is versatile and tough and replaces Panasonic JS-925. The POS device supports Microsoft Windows operating systems including Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry Pro Retail, Windows Embedded 8.1 Pro, Windows Embedded POS Ready 7 and Windows 7 Professional for Embedded Systems.
The Panasonic JS-970 comes with a 15 inch, XGA (1024x768) display for clear viewing and a resistive touchscreen capability. Another special option is 17 inch SXGA (1280x1024) resistive touchscreen and 15 inch capacitive touchscreen. The screens can be tilted from 20-90° angles and swivel 15° left and right, making it easy and comfortable use. The option of second screen makes it possible to display promotional video or advertising to the customers.
The modular design of the tool gives it more flexibility and enables the system to be configured to meet the retail operations requirements. It also comes with interchangeable touchscreens with customization features. The other advantages of this modular approach include simplified servicing and easy replacement of parts, making it possible to keep the device functional and reduction of cost of ownership.
The Panasonic JS-970 is equipped with a range of powered and regular COM and USB interfaces as standard to ensure retailers the connectivity to all the required peripherals, including additional external customer displays in operations such as QSR drive throughs, chip and pin payment terminals and printers. Powering these connected devices through the POS system enables retailers to reduce wiring and costs incurred by additional power adapters.
Other bonus options include a magnetic Stripe reader (ISO track 1,2,3), secure magnetic Stripe reader (T-DES and AES encryption), optical scan fingerprint reader and secure magnetic Stripe and fingerprint combinations. In addition I-button (Dallas Key) options are available for user login and identification and an optional shutdown battery is available to allow the system to close down safely and securely during a power interruption.
Panasonic also offers customers processing power options to match your needs. With the choice of an Intel Pentium Processor G3320TE (3 MB Cache, 2.3 GHz) or Intel Celeron Processor N2930 (2MB Cache, 1.83 GHz up to 2.16 GHz ) , the Panasonic JS-970 has the power to match the needs of the business.
The device is fanless, and protects from exposure to particles, dust, dirt and water. With its rugged design and IP52 protected bezel-free display, it also includes an Intel HD Graphic chip, 4GB of RAM (max. 16GB), 320GB HDD (Serial ATA) and 64GB SSD as an option.
"With our rugged POS systems and comprehensive selection of Toughpad tablets, Panasonic is ideally positioned to help solve cash register, order taking, inventory, picking, restocking and assisted selling challenges for customers in the fast food and restaurant sector, retail stores and supermarkets," says Francesc Castro, Key Team Leader at Panasonic Retail.