Hypercom: Speeding the Checkout Line, Boosting the Profit Line

Wednesday 16 March 2005 10:56 CET | News

Shorter lines, faster service and more profit-building opportunities are coming to retailers nationwide thanks to global payment technologyleader Hypercom Corporations fast, easy-use card payment technology.

The increasingly in-demand technology - including the global payment technology leaders new high speed, high performance, multi-application Optimum™ T4100 card payment terminal - is being demonstrated to hundreds of nationally-recognized payment industry experts at the Electronic Transaction Associations 2005 Annual Meeting and Expo. Designed specifically for the nations smaller retailers, Hypercoms new Internet-enabled Optimum T4100 packs a powerful 32-bit, Intel® XScale® processor and 24 megabytes of memory to deliver unprecedented, intelligently integrated multi-application performance and the industrys fastest transaction speeds. Thats 32 bit v. the 16 bit of the nearest quasi-competitive unit, as well as at least 18 more megabytes of memory. Additionally, and to ensure unparalleled easy-use, the high performance Optimum T4100 can perform 200 MIPS (millions of instructions per second) v. the typical 1.6 MIPS of quasi-competitive devices and also offers a printer speed of 18 lines per second (lps) with graphics, compared to the 12.5 lps without graphics offered by others. Equally noteworthy, Hypercoms Optimum T4100 requires a mere 40 keystrokes and less than 30 seconds to configure. This compared to the nearest quasi-competitive device, which requires up to 276 keystrokes to configure and load. Hypercoms Optimum T4100 incorporates the global payment technology leaders unique Adaptive Application Environment. This unique, forward-thinking technology enables all of the card payment terminals applications and functions to interact with each other transparently, simultaneously and in real time, with complete security between each. In other words, a loyalty application, for example, can pass data to the credit application to initiate a payment or other function. When multiple functions can speak safely to one another, this creates unique possibilities of partnership, unified reporting, and results in speeding transactions like never before.

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