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To mark the launch of its Android-based VX-100 EPOS system, Casio is inviting developers to find out more about the device in exchange for prizes and the chance of having their app feature on the device.

The VX-100 is a compact EPOS terminal equipped with a colour main display with full-touch screen operation, a sub-display that is great for showing information to customers, and a built-in thermal printer to generate receipts. The VX-100 is designed for use in SME retail stores, and works as both a standalone system or as part of a networked system. Casio has provided a software development kit that supports the VX-100 hardware.

The possibility of High Street shops running Android apps on the tills is an exciting one – think about the possibilities of loyalty cards that sync with shoppers’ Facebook accounts, shopping or paying with your phone and then wirelessly receiving your receipt, being able to see when shoppers check in on Foursquare, or even the ability to quickly roll out NFC…

 

To find out more and to enter the competition, register at http://www.thehighstreetstrikesback.com/