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Now for our -- -- sit down Tommy -- six the president co-founder of next that systems and he joins us here to talk about his company Tommy good to see you.
Touch screen technology right is basically what you guys are into specifically -- we want.
Next that has developed a -- -- ordering system for primarily for food and beverage.
Whether it's had a casino buffets or a geography store for ordering deli meats and cheeses or an airport for against ordering food and beverages.
-- so the touch screen technology we hear so many different ways now of the ATM machine in the voting machines -- You know whatever the case may be off of our phones and everything else so what is it that specific about your technology -- that separate you from the pack.
Well next that focuses on food and beverage ordering so when a customer walks into casino -- are quick serve restaurant.
They're greeted by.
-- -- touch screen system they touch the screen we welcome them back by name we walk them through the menu.
They can modify either -- meals as appropriate.
Complete the entire payment process and and check out save a lot of time.
And save your clients or make your clients more money from what I understand at least that's the way you got to put forward that is supposed to -- this is this is gonna boost sales of your clients -- that you guys -- -- 1020% I just was curious about how.
What's different from using Nissen and -- the old fashion way.
Casinos -- I'm sorry kiosks that consistently outperform people at the suggest about south.
Was that what's -- -- -- -- -- when somebody touches the screen and we walked them through a ordering process.
We recommend complementary products that that go with the court -- -- the -- sandwich we might suggest.
They -- or other toppings we might suggest -- -- accomplished what they have already ordered that's interesting in the gulf for a pitcher to go for a lot more than -- traditional I -- ordering one of the reasons being we show.
Beauty shots of all of the different products that that might compliment what they've already ordered.
Then they make a little bit extra person -- anecdotally that's an -- is a story to me because we as a little bit different we order our.
We are groceries online now and then -- get delivered of course and and my wife is saying that she thinks that we spend less money.
Oftentimes because you can look for the deals will be better and and -- opposed to the supermarket your -- -- stuff in the cart.
But you guys are you targeting specifically saying this type of customer wants to buy something I'm gonna give usual something extra.
That that's right -- and computers are very good at remembering lots of information so.
That we -- of a supermarket application -- -- for deli meats and cheeses and when somebody orders that particular.
Hammer salami we can recommend a cheese or.
And an additional product may -- -- -- that they complimented just perfectly so we've actually found is that the average ticket size is consistently ten to 20% larger.
Aren't you make -- -- by the when you guys are making money we're profitable we're had a significant profit last year.
Let's get in this environment especially and I think it's interesting to me at least that you guys are headquartered in the Detroit area and every single day on the show we talk about Detroit in the context what's happening in the auto industry.
Here's a tech company.
I know the city struggling that goes without saying but what is the what does the future hold for Detroit in particular.
Advancing new types of industries like you're -- Well I think that if you hit the nail on the head Detroit is diversifying outside of automotive.
Next up is located in an area of town call a lot of automation -- that stretches from Troy to Ann -- there -- a lot of great bio attack alternate fuel.
And technology companies like next step that our fortunate that if you can't just hire people from the auto industries in some cases -- -- others people changing near the career paths.
We have we've actually hired people that.
Have left the automobile company both -- sales customer service and in our call center.
And Kenneth that's good to see obviously because then those people of the tough times unless it thanks very much -- your -- coming in.
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