Belgium – Elo launches world’s first interactive display line certified with Google Play servicesBy Phil - 12 December 2019
ELO, a leading global supplier of interactive technology solutions, has announced upgrades to 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, gaming and industrial automation. What’s more, Google Play Services provides core functionalities, including authentication, synchronised 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.
“As a leader in Android solutions for the enterprise, we saw a need from our customers invested in the Google ecosystem to have access to these features”, said Craig Witsoe, CEO, Elo. “This certification enables businesses to utilize the standardization and integration capabilities of Google Managed Services to optimize solutions in their physical locations. Thanks to Elo’s strong partnership with Google, our customers can now choose Google Play Services-ready solutions across a full range of interactive products for virtually any use case.”
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 blazing-fast Qualcomm Snapdragon octa-core processor.
With EloView, Elo customers can securely deploy and manage a large network of interactive Androidconnected 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.