Elo Introduces Interactive Display Line Certified with Google Play Services
Elo upgraded its popular Android-based I-Series, PayPoint, PayPoint Plus and Backpack products, with the availability of Google Play Services across its full line of 10- to 70-inch interactive solutions.
Elo’s new 3.0 generation of Android products enable access to the latest Google Mobile Services apps, including Google Chrome, YouTube, Play Store access and the many Google APIs, such as location services, push notifications and automated app updates. This enables Elo customers to seamlessly deploy Google-capable devices across multiple touchpoints, creating the exact solutions to meet their customers’ needs.
Android solutions are ideal for enterprise applications, from self-service and point-of-sale to wayfinding, corporate meeting room management, restaurant, kitchen and industrial automation. What’s more, Google Play Services provides core functionalities, including authentication, synchronized contacts, access to the latest user privacy settings, and higher quality, more energy efficient, location-based services. Google Play Services also allows Elo customers to take advantage of the latest in WebView, push-notification technology, Firebase Messaging, location services, YouTube control, immersive maps and APIs for device management.
Elo Android solutions available with Google Play Services include:
- I-Series 3.0 for Android – Available in 10-, 15- and 22-inch sizes, Elo’s I-Series Android devices can be configured with any combination of Elo Edge Connect peripherals allowing it to morph into virtually any solution
- PayPoint for Android 3.0 and PayPoint Plus for Android 3.0 – These all-in-one mPOS devices include a built-in barcode scanner, cash drawer and printer.
- Elo Backpack 3.0 – The powerful Elo Backpack Android compute engine transforms Elo touchscreen monitors, open frame displays and interactive signage displays into commercial-grade systems capable of running audio and video content, interactive HTML webpages and Android-based apps.
Elo’s Android solutions are designed for evolving business needs
Elo Android solutions, including the new 3.0 products, all come EloView-ready, running Android 8.1 on the Qualcomm Snapdragon octa-core processor.
With EloView, Elo customers can securely deploy and manage a large network of interactive Android-connected systems, reducing operating costs. Devices across any number of locations can be updated with the latest operating system (OS) updates, software patches or content seamlessly from one central point. With one architecture, EloView customers can align all devices to the same OS and management platform, creating a coherent digital fabric while realizing significant cost reduction and simplification.
Elo’s leadership in Android-based solutions is backed by a network of more than 50 independent software vendors. The company’s commercially focused software development kit (SDK) enables customers and partners to develop a single software image or app to be deployed across Elo’s full line of Android-based products.