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iBonus Smartcard, Loyalty Cards

iBonus is the latest and the most affordable loyalty solution for companies of all sizes today. It is an end-to-end solution which means that you can set up a complete loyalty program in your company within your budget and without having to make additional purchases or resource allocations. The system has a tested and proven track record with leading customers such as the United States Government Postal Service and the international jewelry chain Joyalukkas with whom AVI Infosys has partnered through the Microsoft Partnership Program.

About iBonus

  • Product name: iBonus
  • Product Category: Loyalty & Prepaid Solutions
  • Product Sub-category: Smartcard-based Loyalty System
  • Model Number: iBonus
 

Product Description

When you set up a loyalty program in your company such as a department store, pharmacy or auto repair facility, your customers receive a personalized card with their name and card number similar to the look and feel of a credit card. Each time they make a purchase at your store, they accumulate bonus points which can be used at the time of redemption to receive gifts and discounts from you. The iBonus Loyalty System helps you set up the whole nine yards-- the printing of the cards, the management of thousands of customer accounts, tracking customer purchases and recording/updating redemption history. You can be up and running with a personalized and fully customized loyalty program for your customers in less than a day. The iBonus Customer Loyalty System is perfect for those businesses or franchises which have more than one location within a diverse geographical region such as store chains and multiple-outlet businesses.

Put your company logo on every loyalty smart card and not only achieve superior quality branding but also promote your business through incentives and promotions which your customers can redeem once they reach preset transaction levels. The entire system integrates seamlessly with your existing cash register network and no additional software is needed to activate the iBonus Loyalty System from AVI. The system is so simple and flexible that your existing cash register and front-end staff can operate the iBonus Loyalty System with virtually no additional training. Give us a call today or write to us and allow us to show you how valuable your brand can become with the iBonus Loyalty System from AVI. Looking for cutting-edge innovation that will enhance your company's profitability and visibility? We have the right solution for you.

Features

1. High level reliability and affordability
2. Proven system with a credible track record
3. Easily customizable since it uses off-the-shelf components
4. Deploy the loyalty system with minimal effort
5. Accurate card management and reporting functionality
6. Security and anti-fraud features
7. dfs capability with your cashier and receipt printer
8. Total secure smart card management
9. Plug-and-play network based terminals
10. Microsoft Partner Program's choice of secure smart card system

Main Function

Issuing new Member Cards
New Member Cards are issued by first presenting a Master Card supplied by the factory to assign a Company Code and a range of unique Card ID’s. The Company Code is used to identify a particular operator. Member Cards will not be able to operate on Terminals if the Company Code of the Member Card is different from that of the Terminals.

Doing Card Transactions
iBonus Terminal provides generic transaction types for performing calculations of stored values, such as, Purchase, Reload, Bonus Point Addition and Redemption. The behavior of all transactions types are consistent with the combinations of card status, system setting and system status, like, decryption keys, expiry settings, decimal mode, bonus rate, blacklist, card sector usage, card value limits. Without the need of redeveloping the sophisticated algorithm behind, any one who are new to smart card systems can make use of them and quickly deploy a loyalty system

Sending Transactions back to iBonus Server
After finishing a transaction, such as adding bonus points, redemption, staff login, the transaction record is stored in the Terminal’s transaction queue. There are 5,000 buffer in the transaction queue. The records in the transaction queue are sent to server as soon as the network connection is ready. The terminal stops accepting transaction when the queue is full.

Advanced Reprint and Auto Reprint
iBonus Terminal provides advanced card handling function which allows card expiry date extension (Card Renew), Lost card replacement and Corrupted card repair at Terminals of any branches. It saves up the establishment of central call center for card control purpose.

Receipt Reprint and Auto Reprint
When printer is connected, a receipt is printed whenever any transaction is made. Press the button A if you wish to reprint the receipt of the last transaction. If auto reprint is on, two receipts will be print for every transaction.

Connects to POS System (Cash Machines)
iBonus loyalty System unifies the smart card system with the POS system. All the transaction types in iBonus Terminal are accessible by POS through RS-232 serial port. Coming with a ready made Windows based API, all the generic transaction set and advanced card handling functions can be accessed with ease. In addition, with the help of read member card and read staff card functions, POS can command the most suitable transaction based on the POS side member profile.

POS application provided as sample code for the API.

Product Outline - iBonus Terminal
>> 2 x 16 character LCD display with green backlight
>> Red and Green status indicator light
>> Keypad and smart card antenna underneath
 
Product Outline - iBonus Terminal
>> 2 x 16 character LCD display with green backlight
>> Red and Green status indicator light
>> Keypad and smart card antenna underneath

Features

Power : 12VDC, 600mA
Web and Database Server : 1500 / 2500
Transaction Storage : Built-in
Transaction Buffer : 5,000 records
Flash memory : 32MB
Display : 16 x 2 LCD with Backlight
Receipt Printer Connectivity : ESC/POS compatible, 42 CPL, Parallel Port

 

Overview :-

iBonus Terminal is the heart of the loyalty operation. It compactly contains an embedded web server, journal database with built-in software applications that operates independently without the need of an extra PC. Operation is carried out using a keypad for input and a built-in smart card reader to transfer information to and from the Member Card. Transaction records stored in the Terminal can be collected by iBonus Server software through TCP/IP network.

Easy System Administration :-

System administrator can conveniently monitor and exports the status of all Terminals thru a real time status report and event log.

iBonus Administrative Tools -- Administrator can monitor the transactions sending back to server.

Basic Reporting :-

Reporting functions are provided. Administrator can apply filters and grouping on on member info, branch, terminal and transaction type. to make query on iBonus Database. Administrator can find our at what time, what kind of customers make purchase the most frequently. All result can be exported to Microsoft Excel .csv file for further analysis.

Report Application -- Administrator can monitor the Terminal Status.

Report Application -- Administrator can apply filters on queries.

iBonus Report (Sample Code) Compatibility :-

By using iBonus Report (Sample Code). Web based report can be easily deployed. Screen Shot of web based report.

Supports Latest Microsoft .NET technology :-

Written on Microsoft .NET technology, iBonus Server can be installed in any Windows PC and collects transaction records from multiple Terminals through computer network. Microsoft Access .MDB or Microsoft SQL Server 2005 can be selectively chosen for transaction storage.

Maintains Advanced Card Control Security :-

iBonus Server is part which manages the security of all advanced card control functions. It makes sure that every card renewal, repair and replace operation to be done securely among all distributed Terminals without compromising the system integrity.

Manages Card Blacklist :-

iBonus Server maintains a blacklist of the member card and staff card. iBonus Terminal download the blacklist periodically. Having a serial number match with an entry on the blacklist, the card is rejected at the Terminal.

Unify Settings on Terminal:-

Some settings can be adjusted at server. Terminal will follow the setting defined in server. Settings include: Expiry Mode Settings (Can be overriden by terminals.) Request and blacklist downloading period