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Smart Volution integrates Tablet Cash Register EPOS with Unique Combined Printer and Cash Drawer Mobile Point of Purchase solution mPOP™ from Star Micronics

High Wycombe, UK, 15 March 2016
Star Micronics is pleased to announce that Smart Volution is the latest Star partner to complete the integration of its tablet based EPOS solution with Star Micronics’ innovative combined printer and cash drawer mobile point of purchase solution (mPOP). Small and medium sized retailers will now have access to a flexible and stylish payment solution delivering an enhanced customer experience and major benefits to the retailer.

Combining a Bluetooth thermal printer with a cash drawer, mPOP offers the ultimate space saving mobile POS system for retail. Outstanding connectivity and compact design alongside intuitive functionality and simple integration defines Star’s unique solution. Simple and stylish, the lightweight and portable solution is just 10cm high and 30cm wide with a sleek design that will complement any counter top. Alternatively, mPOP with front feed receipting can easily be secured under the counter for enhanced space-saving. With intuitive top loading and easy front feed as well as a partial cut guillotine, the reliable thermal printer automatically cuts the 58mm wide receipt.

Smart Volution integrates mPOP from Star Micronics
Smart Volution integrates mPOP from Star Micronics

Smart Volution’s Tablet Cash Register (TCR) is a cost effective electronic point of sale (EPOS) running on a standard tablet computer for small and medium retailers. It allows smaller retailers to garner the same efficiencies EPOS provides large retailers but at a significantly lower price point. TCR looks and operates like a standard electronic cash register (ECR), this is something everyone has reference to and simplifies training. It has all the functionality of a traditional cash register with an overlay of modern EPOS functionality. TCR is ideal to equip a new store or to upgrade from an outdated cash register, providing a simple but sophisticated EPOS solution. TCR is specially designed to be marketed, sold and implemented via the channel.

Justin Coward, CEO of Smart Volution, said: “We recognise the important position that Star products have in the retail market place and are delighted that our Tablet Cash Register solution is now a member of the Star product line up.”

mPOP has received Apple Inc.’s MFi (Made for iPhone, iPad, iPod) certification and works with all major operating systems including Apple iOS, Android and Windows to provide users with a versatile solution.

Annette Tarlton, Marketing Director, Star Micronics EMEA, adds: “Recognising Smart Volution as an influential company in the development of mobile applications utilising wireless technology, Star is pleased that the company has joined the growing number of software houses to integrate mPOP. Small and medium retailers are now able to benefit from an innovative and powerful yet affordable mPOS solution.”

About Tablet Cash Register (www.tabletcashregister.com)
Tablet Cash Register (TCR) is a cost effective electronic point of sale (EPOS) running on a standard tablet computer for small and medium retailers. It allows smaller retailers to garner the same efficiencies EPOS provides large retailers at a price point they can afford. TCR is designed for simplicity. Smart Volution is a leader in mobile applications utilising wireless technology. The company develops cost effective retail applications which allows retailers to maximise their ROI from investing in new technology.

About 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 1900 staff and achieving turnover in excess of £250 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.

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For further information, please visit www.Star-EMEA.com or contact:

Annette Tarlton
Marketing Director
Star Micronics EMEA
Tel: +44 (0)1494 471111
Email: Atarlton@Star-EMEA.com

Claire Smith
PR Manager
Star Micronics EMEA
Tel: +44 (0)1494 471111
Email: Csmith@Star-EMEA.com