accesso Unveils Next Gen Version of Qband
LONDON (9‑October-2014) – accesso Technology Group plc (AIM:ACSO), the premier technology solutions provider to the global attractions and leisure industry, today announced the next generation of QbandSM, the wearable virtual queuing solution specifically designed for water parks. The new version of the award-winning wristband that lets guests wait for popular slides without standing in line now includes enhanced display technology, expanded RFID capability and a new sleek design.
“This next generation Qband allows water parks to further enhance guest experience and tap new revenue opportunities with the ability to incorporate a broader range of functionality,” said Tom Burnet, accesso CEO. “The enhancements to the Qband solution include significant updates to the guest device itself, including an expanded screen size and the ability to more readily facilitate integration with cashless systems, making Qband a multi-purpose device that can be utlised to make the park experience simpler and more fun for guests.”
The upgraded Qband features a number of aesthetic improvements including a sleeker design and the added benefit that the wearable device will now display ride names. Specific developments offered with the new model include:
- Bigger display screen that provides full ride name and countdown timer
- Improved battery life of 4 – 5 years
- Replaceable wrist straps
- Multi-functional RFID capabilities to increase support of cashless payments and locker rentals
- Ability to support multiple languages
accesso has also made enhancements to the Qband checkpoint scanner used by water park employees to validate guest entry at each attraction, including a more ergonomic and sleeker design, brighter LED indicator lights and improved charging capability.