MandrakeBizCases.com: Apunix Uses Mandrake Linux for Large-Scale Kiosk Deployment

[ Thanks to Phil
for this link. ]

“In September 2000, Apunix and TravelCenters of America, the
largest TravelCenter network in the United States, deployed the
highly successful TravelCenters’ RoadKing Club Kiosk Program. These
160 Mandrake Linux-based kiosks have been running trouble-free
since their installation.

“With a membership card swipe, the kiosks and their touch
screens allow professional truck drivers, who are enrolled in TA’s
RoadKing Club program, access to services and benefits at each TA
location. The drivers can check their accumulated points and print
coupons at the kiosks, which they redeem for TA goods and services
such as food purchases in the full service restaurants or branded
fast food restaurants, travel store items, truck service and
repair, or showers. Each “hit” or use of the kiosk that results in
the printing of a redemption coupon translates to a sale for a
TravelCenters of America location…”


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