accesso Unveils Next Gen Version of Qband

**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.