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accesso Introduces Next Generation Virtual Queuing Solution for Water Parks

[quote]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.” — Tom Burnet, accesso CEO[/quote]

London, UK (October 16, 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 Qband, 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.

“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,”  said Tom Burnet, accesso CEO.

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.

Joe Kleiman
Joe Kleiman
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, InPark's Senior Correspondent Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe previously served as News Editor and has remained a contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, The Planetarian, Behind the Thrills, and MiceChat His blog, takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @ThemesRenewed Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his wife, dog, and a ghost.

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