Toshiba VisualStore Suite V5.4
Better access to better service for an omni-channel ready retail
To satisfy the demands of this economy’s savvy, well-informed shopper, retailers esp ecially those with multi-format departments or chains of stores are looking for ways to attract new customers and grow existing customers into advocates. Toshiba VisualStore Suite V5.4 provides a set of modular selling and promotions tools that extend feature-rich, front-end checkout capabilities to POS and self -service devices through every corner of every store all while controlling costs and improving operations.
Moreover, Toshiba VisualStore Suite V5.4, with the support the provision of sales transaction functions as a service to external applications, is now enabled to support omni-channel operations.
Drive a smarter customer experience
With Toshiba VisualStore Suite V5.4, retailers can engage and energize customers to shop by delivering better service and better access to information through smarter sales associates and a variety of touch-points in the store. VisualStore integrates sales, services and promotions into the customer relationship management (CRM) process so that shoppers receive a personalized experience. The versatile, modular solution provides a unified platform that now includes also the interaction with external ecommerce sites and other retail applications. It allows new marketing strategies to reach stores rapidly and makes cross selling opportunities more visible. As a result, sales opportunities are maximized, checkouts are simpler and faster, customers are satisfied and their loyalty to your brand grows.
New support for Android
VS for Android is perfect to easily setup temporary point of sales in the store, for small stores that are tablet oriented or where the mobility is required. It is a full Android app and requires server connection to get updates and consolidate store sales, but it is capable to generate complete transactions even in offline mode. It will be used together with the TGCS POS printer 6145 (wired or Wi-Fi).
Build a smarter retail operation
Toshiba VisualStore is a single core POS platform that can be tailored for diverse retail segments including grocery, supermarkets, electronics and media, department stores, specialty stores, multi-store chains and store-in-store operations. It offers central management and control to enable retailers to create promotions and manage processes, items and services from one single location. In addition, POS terminals, PC Scales, Self-Scanning, Self-Checkout, and Self Payment can be con- figured and managed from a remote location, including graphical user interface design and updates.
The built-in, flexible, rules-based promotion engine is designed to allow retailers to create new promotions quickly and easily, without the need of software changes.
Toshiba VisualStore Suite V5.4 is available in both fiscal and non- fiscal versions. The standard configuration can be extended with software development kits, for example, to connect new EFTs and POS printers and for integration of external loyalty systems. It has minimal requirements for both system memory and processor speed on devices, so it can be installed using existing hardware and peripherals, protecting and optimizing your hardware and software investment.
Toshiba VisualStore Suite V5.4 supports highly accurate, intuitive and easy to use touchscreen technology that helps improve transaction efficiency and accuracy. In addition, customizable GUI’s help employees learn and manage store processes with minimal training time and cost.
New functionality with VisualStore Suite V5.4
The retail industry is dynamic. New capabilities of VisualStore Suite V5.4 demonstrates the commitment of Toshiba to providing innovative, retail-optimized and sustainable solutions to our new and existing clients. VisualStore allows clients to adjust to customer trends, as well as to fundamental shifts in consumer behavior, with a flexible point-of-sale solution that yields a low total cost of ownership. In particular, the newly introduced integration with mobile shopping solutions and virtualized execution of transaction and promotion functions enable the implementation of VisualStore in support of omni-channel retail scenarios.
Now VisualStore (VS) Suite V5.4 includes:
VisualStore Suite V5.4 at a glance
|VS Server†||Servers running Microsoft Windows or SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service 11|
|VS POS||Toshiba TCx300, TCx500 and
Toshiba TCxWave and TCX800 Toshiba T10
Zebra tablet ET55
Wincor-Nixdorf Beetle/ i8 /MII
|VS Scale||Select models of Bizerba and Mettler-Toledo scales|
|VS Self Scanning||Motorola PS20 (Android, Windows CE V5) – Zebra MC18 (Windows CE 7) Datalogic Joya Touch|
|VS Self Checkout||Toshiba SCS System6 and System7
|VS central modules‡||Intel servers|
|Operating systems supported|
|VS Server‡||Microsoft Windows2003, Microsoft Windows2008 (32/64 bit), Microsoft Windows 2012, Microsoft Windows XP Prof., Microsoft Windows7 (32/64 bit), Microsoft Windows8 (32/64 bit), Microsoft Windows 10 Enterprise LTSB2016, SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service 11|
|VS POS‡||Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Microsoft Windows Embedded for Point of Service, Microsoft Windows Embedded POSReady 2009, Microsoft Windows 7 (32/64 bit), Windows 8, Microsoft Windows 10 Enterprise LTSB2016, SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service 11|
|VS central modules‡||Windows 2003/2008/2012 Server|
|Other software prerequisites|
|For VS Server‡||Database DB2® Express V10.4/V11.1, Oracle 11g o PostgreSQL 10.4, 10.9, 11.5|
|For VS central modules‡||Database DB2 Express V9 and WebSphere® Application Server Express V8.5, Oracle Database Enterprise 11g and Bea WebLogic 11g|
|For VS Virtual Sales Service||GlassFish 4.0 Application Sever and Springboot|
|Displays‡||Toshiba SurePoint™ and TCxDisplay touch displays
2×20 Alphanumeric displays (LCD/VFD)
|Scanners‡|| Handheld scanners, Bluetooth scanners,
Scanners and scanner/scales
|Keyboards|| Toshiba POS 67-key keyboards
Keypad on Toshiba SurePoint display
|Printers‡||Selected models of Toshiba SureMark™ and TCxPrinters Printers|
|Additional options|| Cash drawer (dual support)
Magnetic strip reader (MSR)
† Recommended HW: 500 GB hard drive and 4GB Ram memory
‡ For further details, please, refer to the VisualStore Front End Installation Guide