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HP enhances shopping experience for customers

Anuradha Shukla | May 10, 2011
Unveils new point-of-sale solutions.

SHENZHEN, CHINA, 10 MAY 2011 - HP is helping retailers engage with their customers and boost the shopping experience at every customer touch point with a high-performance point-of-sale (POS) solution.

By combining enhanced processing and functionality, the powerful HP rp5800 Retail System successfully addresses the requirements of the demanding retail environments. 

HP has included in its new solution, advanced POS performance, manageability and security features that allow retailers to standardise on one system throughout their stores.

Featuring second-generation Intel Core processors with Intel vPro technology, HP rp5800 provide a stable and reliable IT infrastructure, and dual-integrated graphics ports that support both clerk- and customer-facing displays.

HP claims its rp5800 also enables enhanced manageability and control for retailers through compliance with manageability standards.

Customisable solution

Businesses can customise the HP rp5800 according to specific retail environments by leveraging its extra memory slots, multiple PCI Express slots and optional optical drives.

Users can connect the HP rp5800 to a range of optional peripherals including receipt printers, monitors, cash drawers and scanners.

The company is also offering new optional peripherals- HP L1506x 15-inch LED Monitor and HP Integration Assembly. The monitor offers increased brightness and a high contrast ratio and supports operating temperatures up to 50 C (122 F).

HP Integration Assembly provides extra security and protection for cables and input/output ports and against dust.

"Retailers know that consumers want the shopping environment to be as interesting as online experiences," said Ray Carlin, vice president, retail solutions global business unit, HP. "Savvy retailers are upgrading their in-store technology - especially at the point of sale - to seamlessly integrate with other channels and enable their customers to shop the way they want to, creating a better in-store experience."


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