|[May 17, 2014]
Lavu Partners with Epson to Drive Mobile POS Innovation
CHICAGO --(Business Wire)--
NRA Show 2014 - Lavu Booth #6475 - Today at the National
Restaurant Association Show (NRA), Epson
America, Inc., a leading supplier of value-added Point of Sale (POS)
solutions, and Lavu,
Inc., makers of Lavu
iPad POS for restaurants, announced they are joining forces to bring
smarter, more flexible iPad POS solutions to restaurant operators of all
sizes. Lavu is the first Epson partner to adopt the Epson
OmniLink™ i-Series all-in-one smart solution for receipt printing
and peripheral device management for its iPad POS. In addition, Lavu
will also leverage Epson's market-leading TM-T88V and TM-U220B printers
for receipt and kitchen printing. The two global market leaders are
working together to deliver a cutting-edge solution that offers
restaurant operators a trusted and innovative migration path to tablet
Lavi iPad POS (Photo: Business Wire)
According to IHL's Mobile
POS Shipments report, overall iPad POS represents 55.9% of total
mobile POS installations in retail and hospitality, with hospitality
alone being around 21%. Many restaurant operators are gravitating away
from traditional, fixed terminals towards more mobile systems to take
advantage of inherent benefits such as lower cost of ownership, ease of
use, enhanced customer service and space-saving design. The Lavu system
is a full-featured hospitality management system that combines a sleek
and user-friendly interface with the advanced functionality required to
run an efficient restaurant, bar café or hotel operation. Epson's
OmniLink will serve as the peripheral device hub for the Lavu iPad POS
platform enabling seamless and reliable connection and management of
required POS peripherals, including credit card readers, barcode
scanners, scales, and customer displays. With OmniLink, existing or new
POS peripherals can be easily added - protecting legacy investments
without diminishing the sleek Lavu iPad POS factor.
"We are very excited about the versatile design and integrated computing
power OmniLink delivers," commented Andy Lim, Co-Founder and CEO of
Lavu. "We also value Epson's overall reputation for bringing the most
reliable products to hospitality. It's really an ideal partnership for
us, our dealers and our operators."
"We like to partner with innovative companies that think outside the
traditional POS box," commented Tom Kettell, Manager of North American
Sales for Epson's Business Systems Division. "Lavu is the first to
integrate our smart device into its iPad POS for hospitality, utilizing
all the functionality it was built to deliver. Operators of all sizes
considering a move to mobility should make sure this iPad POS is on
their short list."
To learn more about Lavu iPad POS featuring Epson printers, please visit
us in Booth #6475 at the NRA Show.
About Lavu Inc.
Founded in Albuquerque, NM, and operating worldwide, Lavu Inc. began as
a solution to common point of sale problems and restaurant industry
issues. Lavu Inc. offers Lavu iPad POS as a full-featured point of sale
software solution at a fair price. Through cloud computing, wireless
mobility, and multi-touch devices, Lavu iPad POS redefines the entire
approach to restaurant business management. For more information, visit www.lavu.com.
About Epson America, Inc.
Founded in 1975 and headquartered in Long Beach, CA (News - Alert), Epson America, Inc.
is the U.S. affiliate of Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, a global
manufacturer and supplier of high-quality technology products that meet
customer demands for increased functionality, compactness, systems
integration and energy efficiency. For over 40 years, Epson's advanced
technology has been at work in millions of POS systems around the world.
Today Epson's Business Systems Division continues to bring
industry-leading, open architecture, smart technologies to the point of
service. To learn more about Epson America Business Systems Division,
please visit: pos.epson.com,
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registered logomark of Seiko Epson Corporation. OmniLink is a trademark
of Epson America. All other trademarks and/or registered trademarks are
property of their respective owners.
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