What’s New at Doshii: July 2019

We’re excited to share some great updates about the Doshii platform, highlight some new POS connected Apps and a new member of the Doshii team.

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Doshii July 2019 Update About Doshii for Venues

Learn more about how Doshii helps your venue with the best hospitality Apps all in one place.


New App Store: Making it easier to find great Apps to drive your hospitality business forward

Here at Doshii we have been sharpening our focus toward attracting even more top-notch Apps and making it easier for you to find and connect the Apps that matter to your business.

To that end, we’ve launched the revamped Doshii App Store. 

If you don’t see an App you need for your business Drop us a line and let us know.

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App Spotlight: Cooking the Books teams up with Doshii to make kitchen management even more streamlined and profitable for venues

We’re excited to announce that Cooking the Books, a complete kitchen management tool, has recently teamed up with Doshii to make kitchen management for venues even more streamlined and profitable!

Cooking the Books offers a range of solutions to help increase the profitability of hospitality establishments and has designed a range of software programs to give hospitality venues the financial control and consistency they want. This web-based computer program has been designed to generate information to venues in relation to food costs, stock control, purchase orders, invoicing recipe cards, recipe cost sheets, electronic ordering and receiving, tendering, and menu and function costing.

By integrating with Doshii, venues using Cooking the Books are able to link information from their kitchen management tool directly to their Point of Sale systems.

Andrew Briese, CEO, Cooking the Books Group of companies believes that the integration between Doshii and Cooking the Books “is a huge benefit to our Hospitality customers.  Cooking the Books interface with Doshii allows all the pricing of menu items and modifiers to be captured in real-time in the venues Cooking the Books platform.  All sales information from the POS is visible and as soon as the sale is made the stock is decremented so that real-time stock movements and Gross Profit margins are available.”

Via the Doshii integration, all transactional data feed in real-time through to Cooking the Books, ensuring that venue management have real-time visibility of their stock based on sales directly from their POS.  Doshii also allows for live menu, item and modifier pricing directly via the venues Point of Sale system.

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App Spotlight: PosPay drives customer engagement

Doshii is pleased to announce that mobile customer engagement and payment platform, PosPay, is using Doshii to provide an enhanced customer experience for large hospitality operations.

PosPay delivers seamless, location-based ordering for customers at restaurants, hotels and festivals by customising their personal preferences when they are in range of a venue. Once in-venue, PosPay allows customers to enjoy meals and entertainment hassle-free, with payments transacted quickly and easily on their mobile phone.

The Doshii-PosPay integration provides a seamless experience for venues too. Staff receive orders directly through PosPay, reducing multiple order-handling and minimising the amount of training required for new staff members. This eliminates costly misplaced orders and frees up staff for more productive value-added customer interactions.

Read more about this integration.

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Doshii Welcomes Silicon Valley Entrepreneur As Advisor

Doshii is pleased to welcome the former Head of Product across the Uber Developer Platform, Chris Saad, as a strategic advisor to the team. Chris is lending his vast experience and skills to further develop the Doshii platform and Doshii App Store to make it easier than ever for venues to connect Apps to their POS.

With his help, we intend to rapidly expand our offering of rich Apps for your hospitality business over the months and years ahead.

Read more about this key appointment.

Doshii and Beverage Analytics combine to deliver advanced analytics and offer insights to venues in real time.

Doshii and leading hospitality insights company, Beverage Analytics, have combined technologies to bring venues a real-time view of how their operation is performing in the beverages category. The integration means venues no longer need to develop and maintain multiple integrations – they can simply connect a Doshii Certified POS once via the Doshii API to have access to some of the most advanced analytics in the hospitality POS space.

 

 

With an initial successful Pilot program recently completed across 200 venues buying and supplying CUB products – driving better insights to venues on what they are selling and allowing better control over wastage.

Developed by international IoT company WeissBeerger, Beverage Analytics connects thousands of sites all over the world, giving these venues a huge advantage over those who have failed to take advantage of this market-leading solution.

Doshii GM, Greg Williams, says the combination of the Doshii API Platform and Beverage Analytics’ software gives venue managers a detailed view of market trends, allowing them to boost revenue through smart recommendations and targeted promotions from their beverage suppliers.

“The Doshii Platform with Beverage Analytics means large volumes of data can be processed lightning-fast, giving venue owners a real-time view of how they’re performing,” he says. “This allows them to track draught beer and other connected beverages and see what’s happening in their business 24/7.

“Importantly, it gives them incredible insights into market trends, including how their venue is performing compared with others in the vicinity.”

These insights come from secure, cleaned, anonymised data, so there’s no risk of competitors seeing what they shouldn’t.

Beverage Analytics benefits from the seamless integration with Doshii’s stable of connected ordering, payment, loyalty and reservation Apps. Doshii takes responsibility for integration and communication, allowing Weissbeerger to focus on developing its great product even further, instead of trying to manage hundreds of unique integrations.

“The Doshii integration also enables us to access to large batches of data more efficiently and faster. As Doshii grows locally and abroad it exposes the Beverage Analytics solution to a larger number of customers via the Doshii marketplace, which provides us easier scale” the company says.

Beverage Analytics

Other key Beverage Analytics benefits and features are:

  • Pinpoints the source of any beverage waste and suggests how to resolve this.
  • Provides detailed business insights, including revenue from beverages and volumes poured.
  • Provides smart recommendations, including optimal pricing, combos, menu changes and new products.
  • Provides performance figures by beverage category and product.
  • Tracks waste and quality by brand and line.
  • Notifies of under-, or over-pouring or after hours consumption.
  • Gives access to real-time data via the Beverage Analytics dashboard from anywhere via mobile and web.

WeissBeerger says their company is thrilled to partner with Doshii and they look forward to “scaling together in the Australian and international hospitality industry”.

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To contact Beverage Analytics, email carolina@weissbeerger.com, ring (587) 682-628, or visit https://beverageanalytics.io/

Doshii-Omnivore integration opens global opportunities for Apps and POS

Doshii and Omnivore are pleased to announce an extension to their global agreement to immediately allow Doshii connected Apps to integrate to Omnivore-connected POS which include an addressable market over 89% of venues in North America and Europe including the likes of Oracle Micros and NCR Aloha including a variety of leading cloud POS providers.

The partnership is a global play that is complemented with localised support teams based across Australia, Asia, USA and Canada and provides Apps and POS greater world-wide connectivity.

Omnivore CEO and co-founder Mike Wior says the partnership between Doshii and Omnivore “creates a symbiotic relationship that extends the reach of Omnivore’s POS and App connections by leveraging the Doshii Platform and support services and expertise in the APAC region.”

“Joining forces with Doshii allows Omnivore to access an expanded marketplace of opportunities and provides both sides with a competitive advantage in an increasingly crowded global restaurant landscape.”

Doshii Founder and CEO, Sean O’Meara explains, “Under our existing agreement Doshii has a defined and focused market of Australia, Asia and Africa, Omnivore is focused on the US, UK and Europe and by bringing the API’s together via real-time connectivity any App connected to Doshii will be able to access Omnivore connected POS and vice-versa.  This strengthens the value proposition of Doshii and Omnivore whilst allowing each to better service the regions in which they operate.”

“Doshii’s continued expansion both locally in Australia and Asia means that the number of Apps already connected to Doshii will now be able to access a large breadth of POS throughout the region and will provide App connectivity to the majority of the Point of Sale vendors throughout the USA, Europe and UK.”

The extension of the Doshii-Omnivore integration partnership builds on the successes achieved so far, which have paved the way for hospitality and retail apps to connect with on-premise and cloud-based POS in a more streamlined way.

“Venues, Apps and POS are all winners with Doshii and Omnivore providing what it sees as a world first in API connectivity across the global Point of Sale industry.  Venues will benefit from a larger variety of connected POS and Apps. Our existing POS partners will also get access to best-of-breed hospitality and retail apps connected directly to Doshii or via Omnivore. It’s a win for everyone in the Doshii ecosystem and provides an entry road for Omnivore connected Apps wishing to access the APAC region,” O’Meara adds.

The rollout of the extension will initially cover Payment and Order Ahead Apps currently supported by either Doshii or Omnivore.  Doshii will provide venues with even greater connectivity by interfacing Apps to global POS providers, and global Apps to regional venues.

This means, for example, that a U.S.-based App connected to Omnivore can now interface with a POS connected to Doshii in Australia and any App connected to Doshii can interface directly through to Omnivore connected POS. “This increases the ability for venues to select from a variety of POS and Apps and evaluate and connect with ease.”

Both Apps and POS can continue to rely on Doshii’s years of experience, support and trusted knowledge while they enjoy the global exposure and benefits that come from the Doshii-Omnivore partnership.

Both companies will continue to build connections to POS and Apps on a global scale, covering online restaurant delivery, reservation and mobile ordering services, membership and loyalty, payments and anonymised data.

The agreement extension allows both companies to focus on integrations with Apps and POS within their respective regions while providing superior integration and development support at a local level. Omnivore, which has operated since 2014, has strength in the U.S. and European markets, while Doshii will continue to develop upon its successes in the APAC region, China and India.

 

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Doshii-Mimu integration brings simple, 3-step ordering-ahead to busy bars

Doshii is pleased to announce another successful integration. The latest is with mobile App, Mimu, which is helping transform the way we order food and drink in bars and restaurants. Mimu eliminates time spent waiting to order by letting patrons order ahead from their mobile phone.

To start the ordering process, customers simply open the Mimu App and their location is automatically picked up. Using Mimu’s intuitive UI, they then order what they want from the venue’s menu and head straight to online checkout – paying through the Mimu App.

Doshii’s API, which connects Apps with POS, then processes the order and payment in real-time and alerts staff at the venue to prepare the order.  Once the drink or food is ready, the staff member simply activates the ‘awaiting pick up’ signal and the patron is alerted. They then simply walk up to the designated Mimu collection area to collect their order or have it delivered to their table if the venue provides this service.

Doshii GM, Greg Williams, says we can all relate to the frustration of waiting to order and pay for drinks and food at a busy bar. “Mimu removes the need to queue,” he says. “This means we get to relax and spend more time chatting to friends and family. Mimu’s simple, three-step process will make our time at bars, in particular, so much more enjoyable.”

Andrew Jones, Mimu Co-founder and Director, says “integration with Doshii allows Mimu to offer venues a seamless ordering, payment and back-end reconciliation process, helping deliver even greater benefits to them.

“Our partnership with Doshii removes the need to queue, transact over a bar or till and the hassle normally associated with ordering drinks or food. This fits in perfectly with our mission to encourage people to frequent the on-premise scene by improving their experience of ordering and paying for food and drink in a vibrant, safe and hassle-free environment,” he adds.

Venues benefit from increased customer satisfaction and spend, as well as increased return patronage and a reduction in payment risks and errors. Venues also receive all their user data as part of their subscription to support loyalty and advertising programmes that can also be driven through Mimu.

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To contact Mimu, email sayhello@mimu.com.au, phone (041) 3580496, or visit their website.

 

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Deliveroo partners with Doshii to bring down restaurant costs

Doshii is excited to announce a significant integration with leading food company Deliveroo. The partnership will streamline the processing of orders and make the delivery of Australia’s favourite restaurant foods to customers’ doors even more seamless.

Restaurants who partner with Deliveroo can utilise Doshii’s API to connect customer ordering direct to their POS. This eliminates the need for restaurants to manually process orders that come through the Deliveroo app. Doshii’s platform will be available to the more than 10,000 restaurants that partner with Deliveroo across Australia and to POS vendors as the preferred platform to connect to Deliveroo.

Deliveroo orders typically take around 90 seconds for restaurants to manually enter and process. The Doshii-Deliveroo integration will provide significant savings by allowing restaurants to focus their efforts and resources on front-of-house operations, reducing errors and making it even easier and quicker for staff to process orders. It will also help eliminate costly mistakes during the double handling and manual entry of the order from Deliveroo to the POS system.

Integrating directly with the POS will also remove the need for restaurants to reconcile between the Deliveroo App and the POS. This creates further time efficiencies for restaurants and their staff, who may have multiple order ahead apps that all need to be reviewed and matched up at the end of the month.

Doshii founder and CEO, Sean O’Meara, explains: “Doshii is more than just connectivity of Apps to venues’ POS systems. The platform and marketplace of Apps are designed to allow venue operators to select, trial and evaluate Apps to suit their business, all connected to their POS.

“The addition of Deliveroo to our growing number of connected Apps is extremely exciting, and fits with our expansion goals of providing a common platform to connect Apps to POS for the hospitality and retail markets in Australia and across Asia.”

Deliveroo Country Manager in Australia, Levi Aron, said: “At Deliveroo we are constantly innovating and looking for ways to help our restaurants grow. POS integration is the number one feature restaurants are requesting around the world, and it’s a key way that Deliveroo can help improve the performance of their business.

“Not only will this Australian partnership lead to cost savings for restaurants, but it will also see customers benefit from meals that are prepared and delivered faster.”

The Doshii platform, which connects Apps with POS in real-time, allows venues a variety of choice based on an open ecosystem. With recent investment from Coca Cola Amatil, Doshii will continue to develop its technology to deliver value back to venue owners by allowing them to connect their favourite Apps direct to their POS.

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To contact Deliveroo, email joanne.woo@deliveroo.com.au, phone +61 409 330 731, or visit their website.

 

About Deliveroo      

Deliveroo is an award-winning delivery service that operates in 13 cities across Australia, with a network of over 6,500 riders. It is headquartered in London, with over 2,500 employees in offices around the globe. Deliveroo operates in over 500 towns and cities across 14 markets, including Australia, Belgium, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Ireland, Netherlands, Singapore, Spain, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait and the United Kingdom.

About Doshii

Doshii has been developing and providing leading API services for integration since 2016. It is supported by an outstanding team with more than 40 years of collective development experience. Doshii reduces the cost of building and maintaining integrations while providing a robust, safe and secure experience for customers.

More than 130 POS systems exist across Australia alone, and it’s technically impossible for this quantity to connect to the ever-expanding number of Apps being developed. Doshii solves this problem by allowing any POS or App to connect to its platform via a standardised API. This allows App and POS developers to focus on building great products, instead of trying to manage hundreds of potential integrations.

Based in Melbourne, Doshii is backed by Westpac Reinventure and Coca-Cola Amatil-X. It operates throughout Australia and is now rapidly expanding into Asia.

Doshii-PosPay integration connects the digital and offline worlds to drive customer engagement

Doshii is pleased to announce an integration with mobile customer engagement and payment platform PosPay. Doshii’s API, which connects Apps with POS in real-time, links PosPay with access to thousands of venues to provide an enhanced customer experience for large hospitality operations.

PosPay delivers seamless, location-based ordering for customers at restaurants, hotels and festivals by customising their personal preferences when they are in range of a venue. This provides a strong branding experience for any venue wanting to promote itself to customers in a particular geographic location.

Once in-venue, PosPay allows customers to enjoy meals and entertainment hassle-free, with payments transacted quickly and easily on their mobile phone.

The Doshii-PosPay integration provides a seamless experience for venues too. Staff receive orders directly through PosPay, reducing multiple order-handling and minimising the amount of training required for new staff members. This eliminates costly misplaced orders and frees up staff for more productive value-added customer interactions.

Doshii GM, Greg Williams, says he and his team are excited to be partnering with PosPay. “I appreciate their goal of bringing the digital and real worlds closer together to improve the customer experience,” he says. “The hospitality industry is becoming increasingly personalised and augmented and PosPay is making big inroads in this area.”

PosPay CTO, Blake McIntyre, says the integration with Doshii means a more seamless customer experience and improved staff engagement. “The two go hand-in-hand,” he says. “Our integration means staff can operate more efficiently, and with less training, so they can focus on delivering an enhanced customer experience.”

PosPay features and benefits include:

  • Free installation and set-up in any restaurant, hotel and festival venue.
  • Real-time ordering and tracking.
  • Integrated payment gateway with orders paid upfront.
  • In-app venue branding with fast notifications when a customer is in range.

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To contact PosPay, email info@pospay.com.au, phone (029) 5613111, or visit their website.

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Doshii welcomes Silicon Valley Product and Marketplace specialist as strategic advisor

Doshii is pleased to welcome former Head of Product across the Uber Developer Platform and Silicon Valley maven, Chris Saad, as a strategic advisor to the team advising on Product development and go to market strategies both locally and across Asia. He has come on board to lend his vast experience and skills to further develop the Doshii platform and Doshii App marketplace and ensure best-practice and insights for developers and venues connected to Doshii.

Chris has an impressive track record in the tech sector, including founding and building a series of successful startups – running most as CEO. He was the former Head of Product for the Uber Developer Platform, co-founder of the Data Portability Project and co-founder and Chief Product Officer at Echo.

“Using my background in Silicon Valley, my goal is to help startups avoid common mistakes and fast forward to the best possible answers,” says Chris. “My approach is very tactical and hands on. I’ll be helping the Doshii team execute a holistic go-to-market strategy and exponentially grow their two sided marketplace with developers and venues.”

He now works with a handful of selected startups, including Doshii.

Chris enjoys sharing his skills and expertise with companies that are making a significant and meaningful impact on their world. “Doshii unlocks the heart of a venue – the POS – and makes it cloud-accessible for third-party developers,” he explains. “This is the same type of ‘unlocking’ of potential that the iPhone did by making the phone a computing and apps platform in people’s pockets.”

Doshii’s modern, Silicon Valley-style approach to tackling innovation is what attracted Chris to the company that he had been keeping a keen eye on for over 12 months. “They come at it with a holistic worldview – not just payments or ordering. Their solution is unique in the market across a variety of use cases,” Chris says.

Chris is Australian and has been based in San Francisco for the past 10 years. While he shares his expertise with companies all around the world, he has a particular passion for helping Australian startups take on the world.

Doshii CEO and Founder, Sean O’Meara adds, “Chris and I have been in discussion for over 12 months. He is a welcome addition to our team and brings immense experience and value to what we have set to achieve – a platform to allow venues, Apps and POS to test, evaluate and connect with ease. The developer experience is just as important to us as to the venues’ experience in working with Doshii, and Chris is assisting us across these two key aspects.”

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Doshii-Beam integration brings businesses up close and personal with the right customers

Doshii is delighted to announce a partnership with payment and rewards platform, Beam. This global tech startup has offices in Dubai, Sydney and Gothenburg, Sweden, and is currently the leading mobile wallet app in the UAE. It also appears at number 5 in the Financial IT Pathfinder rankings for 2016/7.

Beam’s success pivots off its ability to generate incremental profits for businesses and savings for customers by helping with better decision making and applying synergies present throughout the purchasing value chain.

Doshii’s API, which connects Apps with POS in real-time, helps businesses seamlessly manage payment and loyalty Apps like Beam. Together, the Doshii-Beam partnership provides a frictionless experience for merchants and customers at point of sale.

Doshii GM Greg Williams explains that the payment experience on both sides of the transaction doesn’t change based on what payment method a customer decides to use. “Beam, plastic card, phone… it’s all the same,” he says. “The benefit of partnering with Doshii is that we are able to connect Beam to multiple POS providers with a single integration. This makes it super-efficient and economical.”

“We are really excited to be working with Beam, a 21st-century platform that’s changing the global payments and rewards landscape.”

For businesses, Beam uses its comprehensive analytics and insights engine to attract, retain and re-engage with customers.  Its smart rewards ecosystem, with attractive personalised offers, is the key to its success.

Customers love the ease and flexibility Beam offers when it comes to redeeming and spending their rewards. Every time they pay with Beam, customers are rewarded for shopping and can spend their rewards anywhere Beam is accepted.

With research showing people check their mobile phones around 80 times a day, Beam offers a super-convenient payment platform and provides ‘personalised curated offers and rewards’ for businesses, literally in their customers’ pockets.”

Beam co-founder and CEO, Serdar Nurmammedov, says: “At Beam, we’ve created a platform that treats payments as conversations, not one-way transactions. This allows us to remove fees and ineffective advertising from merchants’ lives.”

“The key to scaling this is a frictionless experience for the merchant and customer at the point of sale. We made the decision to partner with Doshii as their API Platform connects to multiple POS with only one connection for us – this is crucial in ensuring business will succeed.”

“Despite initial scepticism towards our solution, we have persevered and succeeded. Seeing solutions like Doshii coming into the market is really encouraging for businesses and consumers. With the help of Doshii, established businesses and emerging startups are able to offer their services to businesses with a single integration.”

 

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To contact Beam, email contact@beamwallet.com, or visit their website.

 

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What is Doshii Certification? Guided integration to a secure API platform

In today’s fast-moving software environment, it can be easy to become complacent over the need for testing and certification. This is particularly true for any work that is customer-facing. Consumers will very quickly vote with their thumbs if an experience is anything less than positive. Neutral won’t cut it, and a poor experience could mean you lose credibility in the highly competitive App and POS market.

With our years working in the App and POS space we’ve seen success and failure first hand and we’re absolutely convinced that a little time spent up front will save you an exponential amount of time fixing anything you might have missed.

Your success is our success, and as we’ve implemented many integrations, we want to share our knowledge and expertise with any new Apps or POS who partner with us from the start. One reason is to help any new partners understand best practice, so they can avoid delays before they go into pilot and then into production.

We like to start by talking through your software and sharing our experience and guidance to help speed up your integration and highlight some common potholes. This way we can both be confident there are no nasty surprises when your App or POS is deployed. The end result is a simplified and much smoother process when it comes to testing.

Certification gives you, us and venue owners confidence that the Apps or POS they are working with has ticked all the necessary boxes.

Doshii Certification Checklist

With Doshii, we tailor the certification process according to whether you are an App or POS. There’s no point in making anyone feel like they’re jumping through unnecessary hoops. The result is a certification pre-flight checklist, which gives everyone confidence that all the bases have been covered.

This is all discussed up-front during initial consultation. It’s a collaborative process where we all have a say, and where we can all be sure that no use cases are missed.

Make no mistake, we’re on a constant learning curve too. First, certification helps us learn what our partners are working on, so we can modify our API to complement what you’re doing. And second, if you do need to check in with us for support further down the development track, we’ve already had a walk-through of your software and have a first-hand understanding of it. This helps us talk you through how to navigate any issues that might crop up.

3 Simple Steps to Certification

  1. Trial – evaluate Doshii API
  2. Integration implementation
    • Developer walkthrough & kick-off including likely Certification scenarios
    • Integration Development
    • Pre-certification walkthrough: a 1-hour session to identify cases and smoke-test
  3. QA
    • Certification attempt – 1-2hr walkthrough session (can be remote)
    • Pilot

    Certified!

What Exactly are the Benefits of Certification?

  • Confidence that any Apps or POS will work as designed and that software will plug and play, with little or no intervention needed.
  • The required standards have been met and shared across the platform.
  • The App or POS is best-of-breed for its particular niche.
  • There is strong support from Doshii during development and post-launch.
  • You get the most out of Doshii’s knowledge and experience.
  • There is a simplified, guided development lifecycle.
  • Less redevelopment due to initial assessment and planning
  • Certification ensures the platform is secure with each integration tested

What Does this Mean for Apps and POS?

Venues can have confidence that certified Apps will plug and play and feel confident supporting them. Likewise, Apps can have confidence that no matter which POS they connect with, or what changes are made to a connected POS, their integration will continue to work seamlessly. This frees up developers to focus on what they do best, with less stress.

POS, in turn, can feel secure they can offer a wide range of services to augment their product, and that they will work without any problems. Certification gives everyone in the ecosystem confidence.

Why Should You Prioritise Certification?

  • It ensures important properties aren’t missed, such as reference IDs.
  • You are able to subscribe and unsubscribe to a venue and understand the onboarding process.
  • You can be confident important data, such as payments, reconciles.
  • Depending on which services you want to utilise, basic use cases will be conducted depending on which type of App you are. For example, there are different use cases if you are an ordering, payment or reservations App.

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Let music boost your bottom line with Doshii-Qsic integration

We’ve all heard – and probably experienced – how restaurants increase the tempo of their music to increase their table turnover rate, or encourage lingering patrons or shoppers to move on at the end of a long day. That used to be the extent of the science behind music in the hospitality and retail industries.

This unsophisticated approach is no longer. Now, artificial intelligence (AI) plays a key role in generating commercial music playlists that create the right atmosphere for customers and enhance their experience. At the same time, it also strengthens a brand’s identity and lifts staff engagement.

Australian tech company Qsic has teamed up with Doshii to deliver a perfect in-store or in-venue sound experience. Qsic pairs in-depth musical knowledge with AI-curated business data to deliver soundtracks which enhance sales, encourage repeat business, improve customer satisfaction and boost the bottom line.

Doshii’s API, which connects Apps with POS in real-time, supports Qsic’s ethos of making life easier for clients using state-of-the-art technology. Via the Doshii integration, clients can connect with any digital service, whether customer loyalty, CRM, BI, POS and more. They can harness Qsic’s smart music platform from all the most popular players.

And with real-time integration to a central management console HQ, the pressure is taken off staff to monitor and control the background music. This frees them up to focus on their customers or patrons.

Qsic Founder and CEO, Matt Elsley, explains that business environments change constantly, as customers come and go. This affects ambient sounds and the in-store or in-venue environment.

“Qsic’s industry-leading artificial intelligence (AI) solution – called AVA – learns, predicts and adapts to these conditions to positively impact sales. AVA intelligently gathers and analyses data, then uses AI algorithms to tap into the music that best engages customers,” he explains.

Doshii GM, Greg Williams, is excited to be partnering with Qsic using this cutting-edge technology. “Surveys show that if customers like the music that’s playing in a public area, four out of 10 of them are likely to stay longer. Music is particularly important to the younger generation – they’re the ones with the purchasing power of tomorrow.”

“Qsic’s technology turns background music into a high-performing sales platform, driving repeat business and increasing sales,” Greg adds. “It also enhances the experience for retail customers and diners. We’re pleased to have them join our large and growing stable of integrations and look forward to seeing how we can work together to develop the use of music in hospitality and retail.”

Qsic’s platform offers these key benefits and features:

  • Multiple locations and devices. Qsic can be played through iOS devices, desktop computer, Qsic Player or on SONOS. All players can be controlled from the central management console HQ, allowing easy control over devices deployed in stores and venues.
  • Hands-on, or AI-driven. Managers and staff can select playlists and tracks, or let Qsic’s curated playlists and smart algorithms deliver on-brand music.
  • Autonomous volume control. Patented AVA technology listens to the environment to fine tune the sound from each individual speaker.
  • Offline mode. If the internet connection is lost, the system seamlessly switches to offline mode. Pre-curated offline playlists kick in to keep music playing while the connection is restored.

 

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