Point-of-Sale Meets Mobility and Functional Flexibility Increasing customer service and operational efficiency with Fujitsu*’s ultra-light tablet, based on the Intel Atom processor Figure 1. The Fujitsu* Q550 Retail Slate* on a Stand “Our ultralight, yet very powerful Q550 Retail Slate* enables retailers to deliver a higher level of service to customers.” Bruce Donis Vice President of U.S. Retail Sales Fujitsu America Wireless POS Device The retail industry is entering a second wave of wireless technology deployment, called mobile retail, which follows the widespread build-out of WiFi hotspots by businesses seeking to provide customers an enhanced level of service. The end result will be a more connected retail environment, with mobile devices, like tablets, smart phones and digital signage, enabling customer-facing and store- operation functions anywhere on site. Customers will find an improved in-store experience, including faster checkout, real-time product information and better coordination between online and physical storefronts. Employees can carry out operational tasks, such as inventory, checkout and price lookup, using a single wireless device. Designed to redefine mobility in retail, the Fujitsu* Q550 Retail Slate* is a wireless device that supports all the functionality of a full point-of-sale (POS) terminal, and more. It gives retailers the ultimate flexibility, whether used for managing inventory, running a kiosk, browsing the web, connecting to social media, line busting or other things. The tablet, pictured in Figure 1, is based on the TM Intel® Atom processor, which delivers exceptional performance while consuming a mere three watts of power. For specialty stores, the Q550 Retail Slate offers the convenience and economy of a multi function device; and for large chains, it enables sales assistants to give customers the information they want from anywhere in the store. Incredible Flexibility The Q550 Retail Slate is capable of serving several roles in the retail environment, including: $ Price Lookup Attach a scanner to the tablet to let sales assistants and customers look up prices Inventory Carry out inventory operations, whether on the floor or in the stockroom Consultative Selling Stand next to customers and show them product comparisons Checkout Mount the tablet to the counter, execute POS functions, and undock when desired Self Service Use the tablet to run a self-service kiosk that provides information and plays ads Line Busting Checkout customers while they are waiting in line Mobility and Usability Covering all the bases, the Q550 Retail Slate was engineered with portability, mobility, battery life and usability in mind. It’s lightweight, just 1.6 pounds, which makes it easy to carry around. All the standard wireless connectivity options are available: WiFi (a/b/g/n), Bluetooth and 3G (optional). The energy-efficient Intel Atom processor works all day on more than 8 1 hours of battery life , or longer with a second quick-swap battery. The tablet is easy to use with a large, bright, 10.1 inch, capacitive touchscreen supporting multi-finger input (e.g., zoom in/out) and pen capability. The screen has a 160-degree viewing angle, both horizontal and vertical, so customers can view content from practically anywhere they’re standing when Read the full SOLUTION BRIEF Fujitsu* Q550 Retail Slate* Intel® Atom™ processor Retail Solutions.