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NCR Buys Netkey for End-to-end Kiosk and Signage Apps

Netkey has more than 75,000 kiosks and digital signs installed by more than 400 clients in the retail, finance, transportation, and government sectors.
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NCR Corp. said it has purchased the assets of Netkey Inc., a provider of kiosk and digital signage software applications.

Netkey technology delivers a growing range of self-service applications such as gift registry, guided selling and human resources functions. Terms were not disclosed.

Netkey’s enterprise software platform uses a scalable architecture that enables fast and flexible development of applications for kiosk and digital signage-based solutions. Based in East Haven, Conn., Netkey has more than 75,000 kiosks and digital signs installed by more than 400 clients in the retail, finance, transportation, and government sectors. Many of these customers also use NCR ’s kiosk, self-checkout or point-of-sale solutions.

“Consumers increasingly expect to interact with companies when and how they wish, and businesses are responding by offering their customers a seamless experience across the channel of their choice,” said Mike Webster, vice president and general manager for NCR ’s retail line of business. “This acquisition will enable NCR to help its customers across multiple industries with kiosk and digital signage solutions that deliver more effective transactions, promotions and information as part of a merged channel strategy.

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