RSPA Canadian Community Roundtable: Emerging Technologies, New Opportunities

The RSPA Canadian Community hosted an online roundtable Nov. 10 focused on “Emerging Technologies and New Opportunities in 2021.” The open forum discussion was attended by nearly 60 channel executives. Several emerging technologies were mentioned during the roundtable; listen to the full recording to hear how these technologies can be applied so VARs and ISVs can open new doors and grow their sales:

  • Antimicrobial covers
  • AI (Artificial Intelligence)
  • Cashierless retailing
  • Contactless payments
  • Curbside/drive-thru technologies
  • Digital signage, including contactless self-serve kiosks
  • E-commerce-enabled retail and restaurant management systems
  • Facial recognition
  • Loyalty integrations
  • Peripherals including styluses, holsters for tablets, and screen protectors
  • Tablets
  • UVC/ultraviolet light disinfection

Featured guests included:

  • Michel Sirios, President, BlueStar Canada
  • John Gunn, Dir. of Strategic Partnerships, FastSensor
  • Richard Carrierre, Sr. Vice President of Global Marketing, CyberLink
  • Bill Siudak, President, Paymentree
  • Dawn Saquic, Sales & Marketing Manager, Touch Dynamic
  • Dave Graber, Vice President, Touch Dynamic

You can listen to the entire roundtable and view the slides via the RSPA YouTube channel:

Special thanks to the RSPA Canadian Community sponsors for supporting the roundtable discussion: BlueStar, Global Payments, Partner Tech, Paymentree, Touch Dynamic, Star Micronics, and ScanSource.