Samsung Canada brings innovation to foodservice industry

MISSISAGA, Ontario, January 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Samsung Electronics Canada and iNUI Studio today announced the launch of AIRxTOUCH® KIOSK Series 3, a contactless interactive kiosk designed with convenience and flexibility in mind. Ensuring the safety of staff and customers, the new kiosk helps speed up transactions and increase the accuracy of orders – all from a contactless interactive screen.

INUI Studio used a 55-inch Samsung QMR Series display to develop a kiosk solution, combining beautiful digital signage with the innovative AIR TOUCH® optical sensors and a powerful processor. Available in a variety of colors, the contactless kiosk can be customized for a variety of heavy-duty environments, including fast food restaurants, hotels, retail stores and transportation hubs.

St-Hubert, a Canadian chain of daily catering restaurants, recently released several stalls in Montreal and Laval, Quebec. With AIR TOUCH Kiosk® Technology customers can order food on a non-contact display without having to physically touch the screen surface.

“Since 1951, innovation has been at the heart of St-Hubert’s development. Our goal has always been to expand our offerings and services so that we can provide our customers with the best experience in our restaurants, ”he said. Richard Scofield, President of the St-Hubert Group. “We are proud to be the first in North America to introduce this new contactless ordering system, which combines Samsung and iNUI Studio technologies together with a high level of service to take care of our customers.”

Patented AIR TOUCH based on powerful patented image processing algorithms® The technology provides exceptional interaction in the air (5 cm from the screen) and an intuitive user experience. Allows interaction of clicks, double-clicking, dragging, sliding and zooming – all with an accuracy of 3 mm – AIR TOUCH® just as easy to use as a regular touch device.

“It was useful to work with Samsung Canada to first introduce our technology in North America,” he said. Olivier Ralo, founder and CEO of iNUI Studio. “Thanks to Samsung’s display technology, we can build a new standard of kiosks for fast food restaurants. AIR TOUCH® it is as easy to use as traditional devices, but with the added advantage of promoting hygiene. By trusting us as well as our technology, St-Hubert continues to strengthen its market leadership. ”

AIRxTOUCH® The KIOSK Series 3 solution combines a 55-inch Samsung QMR Series display that delivers intelligent UHD zoom and rich flawless colors with Dynamic Crystal Color. With a slim design, the screen provides 4K ultra-high definition resolution, creating realistic images with sharp image quality.

“We are proud to partner with iNUI to deliver new innovations in contactless ordering,” they said. Mary Peterson, Vice President of IT and Enterprise Solutions, Samsung Electronics Canada. “Today’s consumers expect self-service opportunities wherever they shop, including at fast food restaurants such as St-Hubert. Together, we use the latest technology to create a comfortable and safe experience for customers. ”

For more information on AIRxTOUCH® Kiosk Series 3, please visit airxtouch.com. For more information on Samsung Display Solutions, please visit samsung.com/ca/business/displays.

About Samsung Electronics Canada Inc.

Samsung Electronics Canada inspires Canadians to unleash their full potential through a transformational ecosystem of products and services that deliver innovation and clear design in all aspects of their connected lives. The company is redefining the world of TVs, smartphones, virtual reality and wearables, tablets and digital devices. In 2021, Samsung was recognized as one of “Canada’s Most Reputable Companies” in Leger’s Corporate Reputation Survey. Samsung’s award-winning corporate initiatives aimed at helping change the lives of Canadians support public education and health issues in communities across the country. To learn more, visit www.samsung.com.

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About iNUI Studio

iNUI Studio is a deep technology company based in Luxembourg. The firm developed and patented AIR TOUCH® (provided in the US and Europe), a technology based on real-time gesture recognition that allows contactless interaction.

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For more information, please contact:

Chris Dion
North Strategic (for Samsung Canada)
chris.dionne@northstrategic.com
416-500-3802

Aurelian Georges
INUI Studio
aurelien.george@inui-studio.com
+352 671 59 98 80

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