The iBonus Android Application Terminal is the heart and plays a very crucial role in all the loyalty operations. This terminal compactly comprises an entrenched journal database, web server and also has in-built software applications that function individually without any support of additional computer system. All the functions of the terminal can only be accessed by using a keypad. There is an in-built smartcard reader that enables the users to transfer information and data to and from Member Card. All the stored records related to transactions present in the Terminal can be gathered by iBonus Server software through TCP/IP network.
Issuing new Member Cards
The first Member Card is only issued after presenting the first MasterCard supplied by the factory to include the Company Code and other unique Card IDs. With the use of Company Code the particular operator can be identified and the Member Cards will not be accepted on Terminals if Company Code on the Member Card mismatches with the code in the Terminals.
Issuing staff cards
The process of converting a Brand New Card to newly formatted Staff Card is called as Issuing Staff Cards. The login ID of Staff Card is asked by the Terminal to allow the staffs to access Member Card operation like deduction or additional of bonus points and much more. When the staff is not attending the Terminal it is requested to log out. The login and logout records are stored automatically after every transaction at the Terminal and it can be used for further auditing purposes.