Deliver a seamless, efficient and convenient ticket validation experience
With a growing range of ticketing distribution channels including TruMobile SMS, Mobile barcodes, Mobile APP, print-at-home and of course traditional box office issued tickets, the modern cinema faces a number of challenges:
- Efficient and accurate validation of all ticketing types
- Overcoming growing security and access control challenges with ticketing varieties
- Finding operational efficiency gains through greater self-service and automation
- Reducing operational costs
- Increasing revenue from greater concession stand access
- Increasing patron interaction to brand and marketing initiatives
- Delivering more value to loyalty and VIP members
- Improving overall cinema experience
Utilising knowledge and expertise gained delivering high efficiency self-service and ticketing solutions to the ultra competitive airlines industry, Sissit’s InQik Kiosk has been specifically designed to meet the growing needs of cinema and theatre industries.
Featuring a slim-line form factor for minimal footprint, mains and battery powered operation for complete portability and the most powerful, multi-medium scanning platforms for maximum compatibility, the InQik™ Cinema kiosk is a complete full function kiosk solution. Experience real bottom line benefits through significantly improved operational efficiency and seamless patron ticketing experience from purchase through to session entry.
Size & accessibility
Minimal footprint, optimal accessibility
The slim-line, colour customisable chassis has one of the smallest free standing footprints on the market with a base width of only 34.7cm and depth of 38.5cm. It’s unique wave design and finish further minimises its spatial perception and its ergonomic portability allows it to be easily moved out of sight if required.
Standing at a peak height of only 128cm the screen and interaction points have been respectively placed in optimal positions for streamlined usability and for effortless accessibility by all passengers.
In complex portability for ultimate flexibility and asset utilisation
The InQik™ Cinema Kiosk features a 2 wheel base design with telescopic handle extensions and foot well that enables easy tilt-trolley portability. At the completion of boarding at one gate, the Kiosk can quickly and easily be moved by a solitary staff member to the next gate to begin boarding of another flight. Portability also enables flexible placement options and manoeuvrability as well as end-of-day removal if required. The kiosk may also be implemented in a fixed position or with secure gate.
Optimal usage of a portable InQik™ Cinema Kiosk across cinema entry and box office can boosts asset utilisation and allow patrons to utilise the kiosk for entry and for purchasing.
Mains power & battery configurations
Cableless freedom for multiple placement options
For complete portability and freedom, the battery optioned InQik™ Cinema delivers always-on functionality with a 12-hour, heavy use battery life. Take advantage of cable-less freedom with unrestricted placement options around the cinema complex.
Mains power is featured as standard on all kiosks via a single detachable cable. It also comes coupled with an advance power management system on battery-optioned kiosks to manage charge and to maximise battery longevity. With an accelerated boot time the InQik™ Cinema Kiosk is fully functional in under 2 minutes.
Latest generation multi-core processing for fast ticket scanning, payment processing and other ancillary revenue applications
To drive the expansive feature set and advanced QikScan™ universal scanning engine, is a high-performance quad-core processor optimised for seamless multitasking and multi-thread utilisation. Coupled with an ultra-fast solid state drive, components have been specifically selected to maximise processing throughput and provide excess capacity for rich media and ancillary revenue applications.
This processing power translates to sub two second read times across all scanning mediums including paper, mobile and RFID giving patrons fast, multi-channel convenience when entering their session.
Extensive Connectivity options for any environment
By including numerous secured connectivity options including Ethernet, WiFi, 3G and Bluetooth the InQik™ Kiosk has the flexibility to integrate into any environment and infrastructure. Extensive connectivity also provides consistent real time reporting, error diagnosis and remote support access from outside the complex for more effective support and management.
Security, serviceability & support
Protect your Investment and Minimise Downtime
Secure key access, protects your investment from unauthorised parties while an intelligent, internal layout allows authorised personnel easy access to key components to perform quick maintenance and component updates as required. Multi-layer component and peripheral diagnostics and alerts can help identify errors sooner and remote support management allows over-the-air software updates, troubleshooting and maintenance.
Sissit has an extensive worldwide onsite support infrastructure that is centrally managed by a dedicated support team. We believe in efficient and effective resolution, therefore, our dedicated help desk line gives you direct access to the InQik™ Design and Software team that actually engineered the unit ensuring the best possible outcome, the first time around.
Built to endure the rigours of heavy use and portability
Specially designed to enable easy mobility while maintaining long term durability, the InQik chassis has been engineered using a lightweight, reinforced fibreglass. Having undergone rigorous testing in high volume transit environments, and under intensive, continuous use conditions, the InQik™ Cinema has a proven durability that will ensure minimal downtime and a long life.
Latest components produce greater performance at reduced energy levels
Minimising energy consumption and maximising life cycle has been a key part of Sissit’s Kiosk development. The InQik™ Cinema features components selected specifically for their adherence to strict performance versus consumption criteria. Latest generation processors with smart power management, Solid State drives that increase performance by up to 200% over regular drives but consume three times less energy, power supply units running at 80 PLUS efficiency and more.
Sissit’s power management system featured on battery-optioned Kiosk protects and conserves the battery when the charge runs low, minimising consumption and maximising battery life.
Maximise patron throughput for better peak time efficiency
For even faster patron ticket validation, VIP queue processing, multiple InQik™ Cinema kiosks can be set up in wireless synchronisation. Processing can occur simultaneously with data transmitted between both kiosks in real-time. Should there be any kiosk failure there is instant redundancy with the additional kiosk/s continuing full function without the loss of data or loss of efficiency.
InQik™ Cinema Manager Platform
The InQik™ Cinema Manager Platform is featured on all InQik™ Cinema Kiosks. Developed to meet the ticketing, validation, reconciliation and reporting needs of the modern cinema.
The InQik™ Cinema Manager integrates with your existing ticketing management system for validation of all ticketing formats whether TruMobile™ SMS, NFC/RFID, mobile barcode or traditional paper tickets.
The user interface display a scanning demonstration on the screen and the patron simply places their ticket type under the scanner for instant validation and receipt of entry. The successful validation display can be customised with branded messages, session information, concession stand marketing and other initiatives.
Tickets are securely encrypted and feature single validation so they will produced an ’Already Scanned’ alert if a second validation is attempted. Check-in, check-out validation can also be implemented so that patrons will need to scan their ticket out if wanting to attend the concession stand mid-session. They can then re-scan to re-enter session. This provides a more secure, automated approach to the traditional staff based, ticket stub check.
Reporting & analytics
The InQik Cinema Solution features an extensive analytics platform for in-depth reporting of validation frequency, ticket type popularity, transactions, efficiency KPIs, coupon and marketing initiative redemptions as well a range of other metrics available based on client needs.