Johanneshov, Sweden, March 10, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Smart Shop is a Swedish company that develops and markets a closed safety management system for sales of tobacco, pharmaceutical goods and hygiene products in retail stores. The company is aimed at retailers in the grocery, convenience stores and specialty retail markets. In its solution Smart Shop is offering a wireless connection between the different components in their solution. SmartShop's solution reduces the risk of both robbery and by losses in the stores where the machines are installed. The solution is primarily used for products that have a high value or which are theft-prone.
"By using wireless technologies for communication between the devices the installation time can be shortened and potential future movements of the machines can be simplified when one does not need to take into account installation of cabling. With wireless communications the installation work in the shop is minimized," says Ove Känngård, Chairman of SmartShop.
Induo is a Swedish company specializing in wireless solutions for data communications with high reliability and availablity. Induo provides SmartShop with different radio modem solutions based on the different nature of the installation site. SmartShop's solution is based on a customer user interface where the customer via a touch screen selects the type of goods he wants to buy. He then pays the sales sum at checkout and can then pick up the products at the machine placed nearby. The communication between the merchant's server, the cash registers and machines are at many installations run by radio modems supplied by Induo.
The implementation of SmartShop's solution adds a number of positive aspects for both traders and customers. The dealer advantages is a reduced risk of robbery and loss as well as the effects of more open shop space, easier loading procedures and reduced energy consumption. For the customer, the benefits include a smoother shopping experience.
"During 2010, I believe strongly in an increased effectiveness of our solution in the grocery stores," says Smart Shops Ove Känngård and continues, "from a longer perspective, our solution really fits any environment, dealing with theft-prone goods in commerce."
"We are pleased that SmartShop has the continued confidence in Induo´s solutions. We are confident that their solution will have a significant impact in the coming years," says Mikael Flodström, Sales Manager at Induo.