trialsNew Keonn product: AdvanPay, RFID reader for points of sale

AdvanPay is a RFID reader for points of sale that has a highly controlling reading area and 3 operation modes (payment, returns, read-only).

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AdvanPay uses keyboard emulation. No changes are needed in the POS software.
AdvanPay also writes on the RFID tag in order to mark it as paid, avoiding triggering alarms by the loss-prevention system.
AdvanPay can be mounted recessed in the table or underneath the table
With AdvanPay, the payment process is much faster and the queues at checkouts are reduced, improving the customer experience and increasing retailers' sales

Keonn joins forces with General Electric to create an advanced inventory solution

Keonn has joined forces with GE's digital energy company Current, powered by GE, to incorporate VLC (Visible Light Communications) technology in Keonn AdvanScan inventory solution. 
The goal of the collaboration is to create an affordable inventory solution based on handheld readers that also provides accurate item location.
This solution has been patented by Keonn.
The partnership was announced during LightFair in San Diego. As a result of this cooperation, Keonn has joined a select group of companies chosen to add value to GE's Predix platform.  
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Keonn systems enable new massive pop-up stores

Munich, a footwear retailer, has deployed Keonn RFID systems in its crowded pop-up stores, for improving the shopping experience.
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During three days, one pop-up store gathers 15000 shoppers; and for Munich, providing an agile, pleasant and modern shopping experience is paramount:
  • With AdvanLook, customers check prices and product information interactively, and Munich can change the price dynamically.  
  • With AdvanPay-110, payment time is much shorter and lines are reduced at the point of sales.
  • And with AdvanScan, Munich obtains the inventory in only one hour.

New Keonn product: AdvanServe, portable cross-selling system

AdvanServe is a portable product recommendation and cross-selling system for retail stores, based on a smart phone or tablet. It can be used with RFID tags or barcodes.
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The store associate uses AdvanServe to show customers images of the products, detailed information about these products and product recommendations. The store associate can also see the available stock of a product and inform the customer.
The store associate can transfer the customer session from the smartphone/tablet to AdvanFitting fitting room system or AdvanLook recommendation system, in order to show the images on a larger screen. 

New Keonn product: Advantenna CP-11

Advantenna-CP11 is a compact RFID UHF Antenna, with a highly controlled reading area, and with circular polarization.
By controlling the power of the RFID reader, Advantenna-CP11 can work as a near-field antenna, or as a wider range antenna.
When working as a near-field antenna, the reading area can be adjusted to be a few centimeters, even with far-field tags.

Lucky Brand installs Keonn retail systems in its stores

Lucky Brand, a US denim retailer, has installed Keonn's RFID-based retail systems in its two new experimental shopping concept stores, with further installations being discussed. 
Our partner Catalyst, has been working closely with Lucky Brand on this project to enhance the customer shopping experience while giving the store a platform to increase sales through cross and up selling.  
The products installed are: 14 AdvanFitting smart fitting rooms, 2 AdvanLook recommendation system, 8 AdvanScan handheld readers, 4 AdvanPrint encoding and printing systems, and 4 AdvanPay payment systems.

University of South Wales monitors students' attendance with Keonn readers

'RUHere?' is a monitoring system based on RFID-UHF for improving student attendance and retention in University of South Wales.
The project is running in the faculty of Computing, Engineering and Science as well as the Faculty for Business, monitoring 51 courses and 700 students. The University is using Keonn AdvanReader-60 readers, Keonn Advantenna-p11 antennas and LEDs to indicate when an RFID card has been scanned. 
The system automatically monitors students' presence in laboratory sessions and lecture halls, and presents the resulting data online and in real-time in various formats to both staff and students. 

New functionalities of AdvanScan for managing retail store processes

AdvanScan is an RFID inventory and encoding system based on an Android-based handheld reader and direct upload of data to the cloud.
AdvanScan is fully visual: after scanning, it shows images of the detected items, which facilitates the work of store associates and reduces errors.
AdvanScan now offers new functionalities to improve the following business processes: Goods in, Cooperative inventory, Pick list, Discrepancies, Transfers and Returns.
Watch this video to learn more about the new functionalities of AdvanScan. 

Keonn antennas inside "swipe, grab and go" kiosks across the United States 

Pantry, a US fresh foodservice provider, is using 500 Advantennas-p13 to track inventory and sales of food from their innovative kiosks.
By simply swiping a card, a customer can access fresh food and beverages in the workplace and on the go. Keonn antennas have been incorporated inside the kiosks to track which items have been removed so that the cost of the item is calculated and the customer is charged properly. 
Pantry has deployed their kiosks across the US in a growing number of workplaces, hospitals, universities and hotels, allowing people to have access to better food choices in these locations so that they can be more productive in their busy everyday lives. 

Successful pilots of AdvanRobot in large retailers

AdvanRobot is a mobile and autonomous RFID system that performs automatically the inventory of a given space, for instance, a retail store or low-ceiling warehouse. 
AdvanRobot is being tested by several retailers in Europe and in the US, with excellent results, achieving inventory accuracy above 99.5%, allowing more frequent inventories, and providing item location. 
The new version of AdvanRobot is slimmer, foldable (for better transportation), has 8 hours of autonomy, and can be operated by store associates without any technical skills by means of a smartphone.
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