The FS/TEC Expo 2009, co-located with The NAFEM Show, featured a number of exhibitors promoting technology solutions for operators. DT Research offered its new WebDT 400 line of handheld point-of-service devices.
HyperActive Technologies promoted a variety of solutions for drive-thrus, including HyperView and HyperTrack. HyperTrack relies on multiple cameras instead of underground loops to give operators a broader view of a customer's drive-thru time.
Digital menu boards got a lot of attention at The FS/TEC Expo. MICROS promoted its digital menu boards, which are integrated into a store's point-of-sale system. Panels are configurable and programmable, allowing instant daypart changes.
Mobile couponing is a growing marketing trend, and several providers promoted their solutions at The FS/TEC Expo. Plum Rewards president Jonathan Goodyear explained the features of the company's loyalty device.
QSR Automations promoted its hardware for kitchen video stations. The hardware offers a number of features for durability, including individual station controllers that require no fans or vents, eliminating any grease or moisture build up.
QSR Automations also promoted its Quote Boss solution. The Quote Boss provides estimated wait times for carry out or a call ahead orders, allowing staff to inform customers the status of their orders.
Software providers promoted a number of solutions, including Radiant\'s Aloha Takeout, which manages takeout and delivery orders. PAR featured a new version of its InFusion software, which now offer a SQL database capability.
Online ordering provider TakeOut Technologies promoted its solutions. One feature TakeOut Technologies offers is group ordering, which notifies individuals in a specified group via email inviting them to join in.
A number of providers promoted self-service kiosks. XPIENT's kiosk management point-of-sale software solution allows a single cashier to assist customers at a number of kiosks from one POS terminal.