Automatic multi-function pay station by Scheidt & Bachmann enjoys great attraction

The system house Scheidt & Bachmann has again proved very impressively how to make perfect use of synergy effects. Once again the traditional manufacturer has succeeded in implementing the challenging requirements of their clientele in a convincing and innovative manner.
scheidt bachmann pay station.jpgWhy not combining several functions in one device and so generating benefits for the operator and the user at the same time? No problem for Scheidt and Bachmann. From this developed the idea for an automatic multi-function pay station where the guest not only purchases an entrance ticket but also can pay his parking ticket.

For the visitors and operators of the zoological-botanical gardens Wilhelma in Stuttgart ( Germany) this idea has already been realized it is no longer a novelty. Since this possibility has been provided in summer 2007, the guests can use one of five automatic multi-function pay stations and get convinced by the straightforwardness of this technology. First of all, the guest buys his entrance ticket on the automatic multi-function pay station. By a user-friendly touch screen, he selects the tariff for his ticket. After payment, the automatic pay station delivers a valid ticket proving admission and equipped with a barcode. The same automatic pay station is then used for paying the parking ticket. Both, coins and banknotes will be accepted as means of payment, just like debit and credit cards. For the security of cashless payment, the PIN number must be entered via a terminal keyboard.

Thanks to the great flexibility of all equipment supplied by Scheidt & Bachmann, there is a variety of other applications and extensions provided by automatic multi-function pay stations. By the appropriate software it is possible to show on the large TFT screen not only adverts as slide shows or short movies but also aimed information of any type. An imaginable option is also to provide this as a paid advertising medium for third-party users.
The technology also allows various providers to make use of the automatic pay station to offer their services commonly at one central location. The automatic multi-function pay station provides a great variety of chances to offer an added value to the customer, which exceeds normal parking. The time saving offered to clients by this automatic pay station is just one advantage. In addition to the usual ticket boxes, the automatic pay stations represent an additional sales possibility, available to the customers for 24 hour service on seven days a week. The clients thereby get rid of the onerous queuing at so-called peak load times. By combining several functions in one automatic machine, not only purchasing costs will be reduced, but also the service and maintenance effort will be minimized considerably. In this manner, the automatic multi-function pay station by Scheidt & Bachmann offers benefits to everybody involved.


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