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Ste Griffiths 26/06/2015

Why Azure?

Microsoft Azure is a service we use to host websites, web services, and databases, powered by Microsoft's datacentres around the world. Azure supports a dazzling array of…

Ste Griffiths 09/01/2015

Kiosk Printer Language (KPL)

Zebra brand printers are an industry standard in thermal printing, and they work great in our smart card kiosk projects. But there is one mystery of these systems... so-c…

Ste Griffiths 07/11/2014

How Smartcards Work

Smart cards with ITSO are very powerful. The technology can come on a plethora of cards, and store all sorts of things from cash value, to loyalty points, to travel passe…

Michael Banner 27/10/2014

Contactless Smart Cards

Moving on from our receipt printer and payment device integration, another exciting development is the introduction of smart card technology, which improves the retail ex…

Michael Banner 23/10/2014

Pot Noodle Engineering

As a part of our growing kiosk capabilities, we have been integrating with more and more hardware to help develop a fuller solution. In addition to the payment devices th…

Johnny Read 22/10/2014

Working with Spire and Ingenico

One of our team's most recent pieces of work has been integrating payment devices into kiosk solutions for a client. The business of taking a payment from a card and pin …