Tech Thursday Round Up – March 10, 2011

  • New Point-of-Sale Video Surveillance Solution from CBORD
  • ShareFile Launches Enterprise Sync
  • AppsMakerStore Software Allows for Seamless Creation and Publishing of Mobile Apps

New Point-of-Sale Video Surveillance Solution from CBORD

The CBORD Group, Inc., provider of food and nutrition management, campus and cashless card systems, and integrated security solutions to healthcare facilities and colleges and universities, announced a new addition to its cashless payment solution–CBORD(R) POS Video Security(TM).
This video surveillance system makes overseeing retail point-of-sale transactions easy. Users can look up transactions in real time, or look up specific transactions after the fact. The system enables managers to search through transactions using different variables, then view receipt details together with a picture or video of the transaction.
“The key advantages of our new system are the ease of use; the ability to look up transactions after the fact; and the capability to query by suspicious transactions, such as “No sale” or “Void” transactions. Our customers have clearly indicated a need for this technology, and we’re excited to bring the right solution to the market,” said Read Winkelman, Vice President of Sales, The CBORD Group.
Agilence’s patented item-level synchronization software pulls data directly from the POS system and marries the data with video in real-time. “In addition to detecting fraudulent activities at the point-of-sale, our technology also allows CBORD to identify operational and training issues before they lead to additional losses,” said Derek Rodner, VP of Product Strategy for Agilence.

ShareFile Launches Enterprise Sync
Thumbnail image for sharefile.pngShareFile recently announced Enterprise Sync, an extension of its business-centric synchronization tool that empowers small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) with server-based capabilities including robust scheduling and reporting. Such capabilities help to free up IT resources and allows them to focus on more critical functions required by the business. Powered by the same core technology as ShareFile Desktop Sync, Enterprise Sync not only provides companies with the ability to continuously synchronize files and folders, it also offers granular scheduling, tracking, logging and notification options that are more suited to enterprises’ complex file/folder infrastructure.
New AppsMakerStore Software Allows for Seamless Creation and Publishing of Mobile Apps
appsmakerstore.pngThe AppsMakerStore is a technology that allows users create and publish their application in a matter of a few clicks online. By selecting common options and linking the app to their current home page, a user can easily have a published mobile application for any platform within minutes.
“Our goal was to simplify the process for creating and publishing mobile applications to increase accessibility for all individuals and small businesses around the globe,” said Rudi Carlsen, founder and president of Appsmakerstore. Beginning today, users can enroll in one of two plans, one 100 % free and one ordinary, to publish their mobile application online. Both plans feature hosting for your application and the ability to publish to any mobile platform, but the ordinary account features unlimited customizations, customer support, among other features for a monthly cost of $49.00 USD.
Of all the features, AppsMakerStore is most proud of their technology’s ability to publish applications across all mobile platforms, not just Apple. AppsMakerStore is a UK based company specializing in technology that allows individuals and businesses to create and publish mobile applications. Through AppsMakerStore, individuals can select options and describe the way the App should work and the system will create and publish the application on behalf of the individual. More information and a video about how AppsMakerStore works can be found at

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