What is Qi?

Qi is a unique new software suite consisting of two integrated but independent modules:

  • SO for Self-Ordering on in-restaurant kiosks or tablets, as well as on the web and on mobile devices;
  • DD for centrally-managed Digital Displays & Menu Boards

What is the Value Proposition for Qi?

For Self-Ordering (Qi.SO)

  • Increases Sales
    • Promotes Higher Throughput & Faster Service
    • Promotes Higher Spend per Order
  • Improves Customer Satisfaction
    • Increases Order Accuracy & Personalization
    • Reduces Line Waiting
    • Augments Overall Customer Service
  • Improves Labor Efficiency
    • Provides Consistent Customer Engagement
    • Optimizes Human Resource Utilization
    • Mitigates Labor Shortage Issues
  • Promotes Self-Ordering Technology
    • Acclimates Customers to Self-Ordering
    • Promotes Cross-Platform Strategy (In-store kiosks, tablets, Web & Mobile) and Sales Growth
    • Compliant with FDA Menu Labeling Law

For Digital Displays & Menu Boards (Qi.DD)

  • Lower overall cost of maintaining menu boards
  • Menu labeling law compliant
  • Improved accuracy of displayed menu content, including pricing & calorie counts
  • Central management improves labor efficiency involved in maintaining accurate content
  • Improved customer satisfaction

Qi Features

Content Management

  • Comprehensive Menu Manager/Administration
  • Ingredient, Product, Category and Brand management
  • Ingredient Instance and Master Ingredient management
  • Ingredient Category Instance and Master Ingredient Category management
  • Ingredient, category, product, product category and brand ranking
  • Comprehensive Business Rules Management
  • Ingredient Selection Requirements and Overage Price Points per Ingredient and per Ingredient Category
  • Additional Ingredient Granularity and per-Custom Product Pricing
  • Ingredient-level Granularity for Caloric Data and UI Caloric Calculator
  • Allows for importing and maintaining menu data & pricing (in near real time) from the POS, mitigating overall menu management effort/resources required

User Experience

  • Intuitive and attractive UI, with good balance of image/text content
  • Consistent fluid navigation and scrolling
  • Large buttons and point & click navigation for a streamlined ordering process
  • Tracks and displays customer order history based on unique pin or biometric identification
  • Contextual help cues and easy to read instructions to guide ordering, especially for new users
  • Suggestive selling enhances customer experience, increases sales and influences buying decision towards complete meals
  • Displays calorie counts (updated as customer adds to or modifies order by the UI’s Caloric Calculator) and suggested daily calorie intake messaging in compliance with FDA Menu Labeling Law
  • Certified by User Experience (UX) designer

Deployment

  • Deploy just what you need (kiosks, tablets, etc.), but easily deploy additional units with minimal configuration time
  • Flexible deployment requirements, including wireless networking
  • Concise documentation and expert support
  • Simple multi-system & menu data administration, both locally and remotely
  • Menu integration from Tier 1 POS systems
  • Order Management back end, either integrated into POS or using Unified Commerce Server infrastructure with fulfilment management
  • Detailed and summarized reporting of both sales and usage habits
  • Support for broader data-mining efforts with respect to customer behavior data

Technical Infrastructure

Electron Cross-Platform Application              

  • State-of-the-art application software
  • Server can support in-store kiosks, web or mobile self-ordering
  • Single stable browser, not dependent on OS updates
  • Web programming standards
  • Local in-app database means better performance and disconnected abilities
  • Better application-to-driver layer security and access
  • Separated database layer on server means less reliance on database connectivity for performance
  • API-based back end allows flexibility in server placement options (in-store / enterprise / cloud)

Lightweight Embedded Windows OS             

  • Customized and tuned operating system
  • Full Microsoft support
  • Fully compliant security
  • Standards based connectivity and driver set for sustaining the changing hardware landscape and lifecycle

Integrating Qi

Qi uses Omnivore’s Universal POS API to integrate with most major POS systems (listed below). Custom integration to other POS systems not included in Omnivore’s API is also available for a fee.
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Any POS vendors, Kiosk Manufacturers, Integrators, etc., that want to discuss business development opportunities for ADUSA’s self-ordering kiosk software, please contact Juan Perez at 630.598.4250, or jperez@adusainc.com.

Qi on Kiosks

For in-restaurant kiosks, Qi can run on any Windows-based kiosk platform. That said, there are currently two preferred kiosk hardware partners for Qi:
Other hardware partners that are often times part of the overall Qi solution, including Qi Servers and digital displays are:
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logic

Acquiring Qi

Qi can be purchased in one of three possible pricing models. Note that this is independent of the hardware, but hardware from preferred vendors (listed above), can also be purchased through ADUSA, Inc.:

  1. Subscription licensing
  2. Standard software licensing & annual maintenance
  3. Cloud service

Contact ADUSA, Inc. for more details on acquiring Qi.

info@adusainc.com

630.598.4250

Qi ROI

Here is a handy ROI calculator you can use to see how quickly Qi will pay for itself in your specific scenario.

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