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Wincor TP.Linux - Best Retail Application

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AGS is the leader for various Retail & Hospitality Vertical in the field of IT Solutions.

AGS is the Business Partners for Wincor-Nixdorf, the world’s leading providers of IT solutions to retailers like POS, Self-Checkout, KIOSK, Hand Held Solutions, Q-busting and many more.) and retail banking (ATM’s & Information Kiosk). The Company’s extensive portfolio, which consists of hardware, software, consulting services, system maintenance and other services, is centered around the business processes at work within banks and retail chains which operate extensive branch networks, and is aimed at optimizing costs, reducing complexity and improving service to the end customer.

TP.Linux is the the best retail suite and more than 50K POS installed worldwide.

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Wincor TP.Linux - Best Retail Application

  1. 1. STRATEGIC IN- STORE SOLUTION PRESENTATION:May 2007
  2. 2. Solution Presentation: TPLinuxTitle der Presentation Martina Albrink May 2007 © Wincor Nixdorf International GmbH
  3. 3. …how can Reliance Retail quickly leverage on Wincor Nixdorf?  Truly Proven and World-class In-store Solution  Global Best Retail Practice  Integrated Store Solution  Committed R&D (Investment Protection)  Committed Local & Global Support  Open Architecture & Technology  Lowest Total Cost Ownership (TCO)TPLinux Standard Product Presentation | Retail Store Solutions | Jan. 2007 3
  4. 4. TPLinux Strategic Benefits Based on global Linux software deployment expertise (250,000 installations in 45 countries) Established global CC network POS hardware migration (protection of installed base) Store Innovation Web based store server application (Java) Comprehensive functionality (e.g. Promotion Engine) Mobile checkout & new markets: offline mobile POSTPLinux Standard Product Presentation | Retail Store Solutions | Jan. 2007 4
  5. 5. TPLinux In-Store Solution Highlights  Strategic Wincor Nixdorf Linux store solution • Build on proven international expertise (250,000 installations in 45 countries) • Established network of regional software competence centers  Various POS hardware configurations • Line display and Touch or VGA GUI • Small hardware footprint / POS hardware migration • 3rd party hardware support: PC-based POS systems, IBM 4694, Unisys BabyPosTPLinux Standard Product Presentation | Retail Store Solutions | Jan. 2007 5
  6. 6. TPLinux In-Store Solution Highlights  Backstore application as Web application  High flexibility • Covers a variety of business rule requirements • Sophisticated promotion engine • Master POS and client / server configuration (up to 240 POS)  Sophisticated integration and adaption facilities • Open data management (SQL Data Base: PostgreSQL) • Data representation: XML, HTML, Excel Format, PDF • Backstore UI design framework • Shared libraries-based POS business rule extensionsTPLinux Standard Product Presentation | Retail Store Solutions | Jan. 2007 6
  7. 7. TPLinux - Scalability Store System Configuration TPLinux TPLinux TPLinux Frontstore Store Server Master POS  Linux  Linux  Linux  Line display  Receives data from backoffice or  Both applications POS &  VGA or LCD screen headoffice systems Store Server on one system  Optional touch support and from Frontstore  Same functionality available   Instore transaction processing as described for TPLinux Collects transaction data  Instore network control POS and TPLinux Store  Sends POS data to store  TPLinux Web Applications Server server or Master POS  Receives data updates from • Configuration of store / store server or Master POS TPLinux Frontstore profiles • Data maintenance • Production of statistics & reportsTPLinux Standard Product Presentation | Retail Store Solutions | Jan. 2007 7
  8. 8. TPLinux - Scalability Hardware Requirements TPLinux Frontstore TPLinux Master POS  Intel Pentium processor (or compatible processors)  Intel Celeron or Pentium processors (>= 1,2 Ghz)  >= 16 MB RAM  >= 512 MB RAM  > 800 MB Hard disk  >= 10 GB hard disk  Optional SVGA-Monitor / Display (800x600)  SVGA-monitor / display (800 x 600) (+ 32 MB RAM)  Optional: Touch screen  Optional touch screen (+ 32 MB RAM)  RDI Linux compatible POS peripherals  RDI Linux compatible POS peripherals  CD-ROM  Optional: CD-ROM or floppy disk  Mouse (USB) TPLinux Store Server  Intel Pentium Processor (>= 1,2 Ghz)  Data backup system for recovery  >=512 MB RAM  Linux compatible LAN adaptor  >=10 GB hard disk  CD ROM  Mouse (USB, PS2)TPLinux Standard Product Presentation | Retail Store Solutions | Jan. 2007 8
  9. 9. TPLinux - Architecture System Prerequisites’ Added Value Lowest possible expenses for runtime environment No licence fee for Linux, PostgreSQL database and Apache Tomcat Web server Small hardware footprint Linux as a highly scalable and modular operating system International availability Worldwide available know how, multilingualism and comprehensive documentation Robustness and Security Powerful Linux user management, robust file system and reduced risks for virus attacksTPLinux Standard Product Presentation | Retail Store Solutions | Jan. 2007 9
  10. 10. TPLinux – System Architecture POS Architecture & Customizing Model TPLinux User Interface Graphical UI (optional) POS peripheral input / output (X-Windows) (Linux RDI & operating system) TPLinux standard Customer Customer frontstore application logic functionality EFT  PLU management TPLinux  Sales price calculation POS (Discounts and promotions) event business  Void functions Parameter  Electronic journal rule handler extension  Frontstore statistics  Media handling Regional Customer  Profiling functionality EFT  Document/receipt printing TPLinux Technical Services  Transaction handling  Client/server interaction Requirements  Data replication  System control processing (shared libraries)TPLinux Standard Product Presentation | Retail Store Solutions | Jan. 2007 10
  11. 11. TPLinux – System Architecture Server Web Application Architecture HQ workstation Web Server (Apache Tomcat) TPLinux authentification manager HTTP Web application Store server Standard Customer/ 3rd Party Store system n Framework Country Application Component Component Component TPLinux data storage HTTP Store system 1 Location independent access to backstore functionality Maximum reusability of existing componentsTPLinux Standard Product Presentation | Retail Store Solutions | Jan. 2007 11
  12. 12. TPLinux – IT Integration System Integration/Interface Facilities  Data communication mechanisms on database level • File interface for import and export • JDBC-based import and export • Export interfaces ASCII, PDF, HTML, XML, XLS  Automisation of store processes  Time based and online (real time) based data exchange facilities  Comprehensive data extraction via flexible data capturingTPLinux Standard Product Presentation | Retail Store Solutions | Jan. 2007 12
  13. 13. TPLinux Store Innovation & Integration Mobile Backoffice Controlling store Kiosk terminal workstation manager Business rule remote access (via browser) Price Checker ERP systems TPLinux Store Server (e.g. SAP,  Data maintenance Aldata G.O.L.D)  Store reporting Reverse vending  System parameters machine  Promotion management Other  (Instore) data distribution headoffice retail  Data storage software (Instore) inventory  Legacy EFT Self Checkout iSCAN  O.P.I. EFT (iSCAN) Adapter  Country specific EMV Frontstore mobile client FrontstoreTPLinux Standard Product Presentation | Retail Store Solutions | Jan. 2007 13
  14. 14. TPLinux – Look & Feel Frontstore Client GUI 5 1 2 Legend 1. Available POS functionality (accessable via programmable 4 buttons) and tableaus 2. Numeric buttons 3. System runtime information data 4. Transaction details 3 5. Item registration areaTPLinux Standard Product Presentation | Retail Store Solutions | Jan. 2007 14
  15. 15. TPLinux – Look & Feel Store Server Web Application GUI 5 1 2 3 Legend 1. System information 2. Context sensitive tools 3. Web application presentation area 4. Web application navigation (browser 4 compliant treeview navigation) 5. Web application selectionTPLinux Standard Product Presentation | Retail Store Solutions | Jan. 2007 15
  16. 16. TPLinux Extensive Retail Functionality Standard Receipt Functions / Basic POS Functions Sales Functions POS Printing  Data Storage   Receipts / Receipt Copy PLU / EAN /UPC Registration  POS Grouping  Printing direct / condensed  Item Linking  POS Parameters  Invoices  Repetition  Access Rights  Documents  Sales by Quantity, weight  Offline Mode  Reporting and Price  Calculations  No Sale  Reason codes  Barcode Processing  Receipt Cancellation  PLU not found  24 h Operating  Receipt Voiding  Price Changes  Window Manager (KDE)  Store / Recall Receipt  Discounts and promotions  HALO / LALO  Commands Cashier Functions /  Returns / Refund Payment Cash Management  Empties / Deposits  In Local / Foreign Currencies  Cashier Logon / Logoff  Voids / Corrections  Split Payment p. Receipt  Break / Automatic  Customer/Employee  Media Void  Reporting Identification  Under / Over tendering  Banking Functions  Sales Assistant • Float • Pick up / Automatic Frontstore PoS Utilities • Pay in and Pay Out  Training Mode • Declaration / Automatic  Return / Refund Mode • Media Swap  Function ModeTPLinux Standard Product Presentation | Retail Store Solutions | Jan. 2007 16
  17. 17. TPLinux Extensive Store Server Functionality Administration Master Data Statistics  Keyboard programming  Reports for periods or history  Item  PoS grouping available  Departments  PoS configuration  Master Data reports  Level administration  Web application configuration • Item / Department  Sales assistant  Store / PoS parameterization • Hierarchy  Customer  Help function • Employee  Employee • Customer  Discount Handling • Discounts  Payments / Media  Sales Reports  Black list • Item / Department Access Control  Account • Hierarchy • Discounts  Employee Profiles • Employee Server Functionality • Productivity PoS Functionality Banking • Store  Cashier / Terminal Reports • X / Z reports  Parameter EOD • Declaration  Cashier Declaration / • Banking functions Balancing   Statistical Reports Cleanup the system  Cashier Corrections • Interventions  Backup  Transfer Oflline • Cashier Statistics (Void ..)  Start EOD on Client  Manager check • Cashier Media Summary  24 h operation mode • DiscountsTPLinux Standard Product Presentation | Retail Store Solutions | Jan. 2007 17
  18. 18. TPLinux – Functionality Sophisticated Promotion Engine  Higher Flexibility Due To: • Assignment of one item to one or more promotions • Independency of discount definition from discount qualifiers • Various discount qualifiers: Item and item groups, departments, tender types, customers, employees • Promotion periods definable for all discounts  Various Discount Methods • Manual Discounts • Automatic Discounts (direct or indirect)  Various Discount Types • Amount off, % off, new price, coupon (issuance and redemption) / reward item, points • Multiple bases for discount calculation: Quantity, Individual Item, Total, CombinationsTPLinux Standard Product Presentation | Retail Store Solutions | Jan. 2007 18
  19. 19. TPLinux - Functionality Discounts & Promotions at a Glance Qualified Groups Promotion periods and/or (Persons, Payment Media ...) (Season, Happy Hour ....) Base price Manual Markdown Automatic Markdown Coupon Discount Quantity Discount Limited Quantity Range Quantity Ca Discount Discount sc s on ad Level Quantity Step Quantity Package Discount ing ou ion Discount Discount s c at dis nt di lcul co Item Item Group ou ca un Combin. Discount Combin. Discount ts g r r ic e p op Reward Item Discount p ti o st na Be l Total Discount Selling priceTPLinux Standard Product Presentation | Retail Store Solutions | Jan. 2007 19
  20. 20. TPLinux - Benefits Customers & Partners The customer‘s benefits Added value  Internationality & fast reactions  Global product know how  Skilled local software resources  Based on international Linux application  Extensive functionality deployment expertise  Web application framework  Early involvement of  Software openness & interoperability existing competence centers  Hardware independence  Reusability of regional & retailer  Standard application integration facilities specific add ons  Technology standards  Backstore UI design framework  Retail IT migration  Shared libraries-based POS  Step-by-Step technology standardization business rule extension (Evolution)  Seamless integration of  High scalability C / C++ components  POS hardware migration  Various 3rd-Party integration capabilities  Promotion engine TPLinux meets requirements for modern Linux applications, store backoffice innovation and POS hardware platform migration.TPLinux Standard Product Presentation | Retail Store Solutions | Jan. 2007 20
  21. 21. TPLinux – Product Strategy Development Roadmap Release 2.0 /Patch 01 Release 2.2 Release x.y (Current release) IV. Quarter 2005 I. Quarter 2006 I. Quarter 2007 Extensions on Web Application  Retail system integration  Mobile POS (final release) Touch & VGA Extensions  Aldata G.O.L.D (Base)  Infrastructure & service tool  Item Search  TPAnalyze (FDplus) integration  Standard XML import/export  Mark Item for Cancellations  TPCM (*) PoS Printing interface  TPAdmin for TPLinux:  Print Barcodes on Receipt (all  Store Automation: Centralized POS Mgmnt (*)  Reverse Vending Machine TA, different TA Types)  Centralised POS  Electronic shelf labelling  Reprint incomplete TA (sales  Store Alert System  BEETLE iScan integration reprocessing)  Software Distribution  BEETLE iCheck  Flexible receipt printing  Central reporting  Standardized Peripheral Control:  Logo Print  Business Rule Extension  O.P.I EFT interface Media Handling  BEETLE iScale  Cashier session handling  Media Key Extension  Others  Business Rule Extensions  Initial Float (Sign On)  Cash Office Functionality Extension of EAN 8 and 13  Extended Promotion Engine Promotion Engine Extensions (Coupon Handling) (Media Discounts)  Mobile POS (projects only)TPLinux Standard Product Presentation | Retail Store Solutions | Jan. 2007 * = to be licensed seperately ( ) 21
  22. 22. TPLinux – Architecture Server Application Linux Prompt Web GUI S General Web H Utilities Dialogue Processes Browser E L L BUSINESS MODULES POST Web TPLinux Server G A R P E P T S l E M SYSCOM Server C O H D Envelope Dialogue N U I L DB JAVA NCOMS – Network Communication Server C E SCP- System Control Processing A S Linux OS LTPLinux Standard Product Presentation | Retail Store Solutions | Jan. 2007 22
  23. 23. TPLinux – Architecture Web Application Overview Http Request Http Response Apache Tomcat Webserver Authenticator OK not OK present login page Distribution according to requested page: std.Menu std.Formular DB std.Reports std.Save, SaveAs, Delete std.Help Framework components e.g. Xsp, xsl, Java classes, ... All other Interaction with Java classes to Logically extend Framework Cocoon functionality Servlet TPLinux Web Framework Own components e.g. xsp, xsl, Java classes, ... Subapp specific componentsTPLinux Standard Product Presentation | Retail Store Solutions | Jan. 2007 23
  24. 24. TPLinux – Architecture Web Application Overview Why COCOON ? 1. Uses xml, same data for different presentations One xsp transformation html Get and according to pdf Prepare selected xls data output format xml e.g.  Logic for report generation is the same for every output format  Help pages are created from same data as formular pages 2. Apache license  no license fees  source code available and extensible 3. Java based  Standardized DB access via JDBC  Widely-used programming language  Platform independentTPLinux Standard Product Presentation | Retail Store Solutions | Jan. 2007 24
  25. 25. TPLinux PoS System Architecture Linux Prompt X-11 (if VGA or LCD screen used) S General H Utilities TPLinux POS program E L L BUSINESS MODULES T M background processes (e.g. calita and posp_luup) E O C D SCP- System Control Processing H U N L POS Peripheral Interface (libpospi, librdi) I E and other libraries (e.g. C, socket) C S Linux OS A LTPLinux Standard Product Presentation | Retail Store Solutions | Jan. 2007 25
  26. 26. Thank You for Your AttentionTPLinux Standard Product Presentation | Retail Store Solutions | Jan. 2007 26

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