WSAA 2018

WSAA 2018 Recap: What You Missed in Scottsdale

eHopper was excited to attend the Western States Acquirer Association’s WSAA 2018 Conference. This year’s conference took place September 12-13 at the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Gainey Ranch in Scottsdale, Arizona.  

WSAA welcomes, “…all who want to attend our educational seminars and breakout sessions tailored for professional bankcard sales representatives like ISOs, MLSs, and technology companies serving financial institutions and consumer retail sectors. “

 

Drive to New Horizons

With an aim to educate acquirers, Independent Service Organizations (ISOs) and Merchant Level Salespeople (MLSs) on many facets and critical updates in the financial services industry, WSAA  brought together business leaders, channel players and payment industry professionals from around the country. 

The 2018 conference drew 936 attendees and 125 vendors, making it the largest WSAA event to date.

Themed “Driving to New Horizons,” the conference leveraged evolving trends and emerging technologies in the ever-changing payments industry.

Partnerships

eHopper was stationed at Booth #43 during the conference. We were thrilled to get the speak to so many of you, and showcase our full range of integrated hardware, including Elo, Bixolon, and Star Micronics. 

We’re thankful for the opportunity to meet so many of you in Scottsdale. But, even if you weren’t able to attend this year’s conference, we’d love the chance to discuss the benefits of a partnership with eHopper: 

  • Potential 50% revenue sharing
  • Lower client acquisition costs
  • Ability to use cash discounts & surcharges
  • eCommerce product available

If this sounds good, contact us today to discuss the benefits of a partnership eHopper

Our team was able to demo the software, hardware, and complete business solutions your clients need – which translates into business for you.

As a cross-platform device available on Android tablets, iPad, Windows PCs, and the Poynt terminal, the power of eHopper POS was on full display as an intuitive, easy to use integrated point of sale system. 

 

eHopper at WSAA 2018

Elo PayPoint Plus for iPad

Featured in Scottsdale, eHopper was thrilled to showcase the Elo PayPoint Plus for iPad. The power of this all-in-one equipment made it one of the most popular items on the conference floor. 

The all-in-one PayPoint Plus offers unparalleled stylewith a distinctive, modern aesthetic. It provides merchants with an integrated 2D barcode scanner from Honeywell, a 3-in printer and even an encryptable MSR.

eHopper showcased Elo's PayPoint Plus for iPad at WSAA 2018

eHopper showcased Elo’s PayPoint Plus for iPad at WSAA 2018

eHopper POS on Elo PayPoint Plus for iPad

Elo designed the PayPoint’s with a single-cable that makes setting up the POS system a breeze. Merchants have the option to add third-party peripherals, like another cash drawer, scanner, or EMV terminal.

PayPoint Plus features:

  • Fully integrated Star Micronics TSP100III 3-inch printer
  • Honeywell N3680 2D barcode reader
  • Magtek 3-track encryptable MSR
  • A full-size, 16″, industry-standard cash drawer  

Bixolon

WSAA 2018 was our first chance to show-off eHopper’s integration with Bixolon thermal printers, particularly the SRP-Q300B 3″ mPOS Printer with Built-in Battery. Attendees of WSAA were able to demo the smooth sync between eHopper POS and Bixolon hardware. 

Bixolon SRP-Q300 Thermal receipt printer 

Bixolon has added the SRP-Q300B, 3″ deskop mPOS Printer with built-in battery, to its SRP-Q300 Thermal Printer Series. 

SRP-Q300B Benefits

  • Compact footprint with cube type design
  • Added mobilty with 24 V Li-ion, 2,750 mAh, Rechargeable battery, Charging time: Up to 4.0 hrs
  • Supports continuous printing – 10 rolls of 80 mm diameter paper (total  600 m) once fully charged
  • 52-hour stand by time once fully charged (Bluetooth model in power save mode)
  • Up to 220 mm/sec print speed      
  • 180 dpi or 203 dpi print resolution
  • USB V2.0 FS + Ethernet + 1 USB Charging-only  port
  • WLAN or Bluetooth options
  • Compatible with all major operating systems and plugins including iOS™, Android™, Windows®, Linux™, Xamarin™, Cordova™, Chrome™
  • NFC for Android, Q300 Utility for Android and Smart Connection™ for iOS
  • High reliable 150 km TPH and 1.5 Million cuts Auto cutter

Star Micronics

Also featured at our WSAA booth, eHopper POS with Star Micronics printers.

Star TSP100 143 LAN

We were thrilled to show off our integration with Thermal printers 143LAN, 143IIIU and 143IIIBi, all of which are popular models of receipt printers for a variety of point-of-sale applications. 

Features of  Star TSP143IIIU

  • High – Speed Printing of 250mm/s
  • Easy set-up across all models
  • Lightning Connection for Charging and Data Transfer Simultaneously
  • Guillotine Auto-Cutter
  • futurePRNT Receipt Enhancement Tool
  • Compatible with Star Cloud Services and AllReceipts™

eHopper All-in-One POS

Another big hit on conference floor was the eHopper All-in-One POS Terminal with Printer and Touchscreen.

This complete All-in-One POS Terminal is not only fully Compatible with eHopper POS Software, but sports a 14″ HD capacitive touch-screen with 2GB RAM and a MicroSD Slot.

Complete with an integrated 80mm receipt printer, stand, and multiple ports for optional peripherals, this integrated POS unit also supports Wifi and Bluetooth. 

ehopper at wsaa 2018

 

Bixolon

WSAA 2018 will be our first opportunity to demonstrate eHopper’s integration with Bixolon thermal printers, particularly the SRP-Q300B 3″ mPOS Printer with Built-in Battery. 

Bixolon SRP-Q300 Thermal receipt printer

Bixolon SRP-Q300 Thermal receipt printer

Bixolon has added the SRP-Q300B, 3″ deskop mPOS Printer with built-in battery, to its SRP-Q300 Thermal Printer Series. Scheduled for launch on the August 1, 2018. Please refer to the following instructions when ordering.     

SRP-Q300B Benefits

  • Compact footprint with cube type design
  • Added mobilty with 24 V Li-ion, 2,750 mAh, Rechargeable battery, Charging time: Up to 4.0 hrs
  • Supports continuous printing – 10 rolls of 80 mm diameter paper (total  600 m) once fully charged
  • 52-hour stand by time once fully charged (Bluetooth model in power save mode)
  • Up to 220 mm/sec print speed      
  • 180 dpi or 203 dpi print resolution
  • USB V2.0 FS + Ethernet + 1 USB Charging-only  port
  • WLAN or Bluetooth options
  • Compatible with all major operating systems and plugins including iOS™, Android™, Windows®, Linux™, Xamarin™, Cordova™, Chrome™
  • NFC for Android, Q300 Utility for Android and Smart Connection™ for iOS
  • High reliable 150 km TPH and 1.5 Million cuts Auto cutter

eHopper eCommerce

At WSAA, many of you asked about eHopper’s new ecommerce platform

With Online Ordering / POS integration, you will be able to take online orders while syncing your inventory between your website and existing point of sale. 

Perfect for quick serve restaurants, now your menu items can be ordered online. The best part? You don’t have to worry about hosting, security, SEO or any other things normally associated with launching an ecommerce site. With eHopper’s Online Ordering, these things are handled for you automatically for a very low monthly fee. Learn more about online food ordering, and request a demo to see how it might benefit your business, and just how easy it is to set up.  It works on almost any device, including tablets, smartphones and desktops. 

Sounds good? Learn more today!

Thank you, again, to everyone that stopped by our booth at WSAA. We enjoyed the chance to showcase our entire roster of integrations and benefits. We’ll see you next year!

eHopper has the software, hardware, and complete business solutions your clients need – which translates into business for you. eHopper POS is easy to use, cross-platform, and available on Android tablets, iPad, Windows PCs, and the Poynt terminal.

Learn more about the benefits of a partnership eHopper