Auto-Star Certifies with Datalogic Magellan™ 9800i Scanner/Scale to Maximize Checkout Efficiency and Improve Customer Loyalty


MEDICINE HAT, ALBERTA – Auto-Star Compusystems Inc., a leading developer of point of sale and retail management software for independent grocers, is pleased to announce the certification of the Star-Plus point of sale solution with the Datalogic Magellan™ 9800i scanner/scale at the FMI Connect show in Chicago, IL, June 10 – 13, 2014.

The Magellan 9800i scanner is the world’s first bar code scanner driven completely by high performance digital imaging. With digital imagers in all planes, the scanner reads both 1D and 2D bar codes without requiring item orientation by the cashier. A customer facing mobile device reader, allows shoppers to use loyalty cards, coupons and gift cards from their mobile device.

Together, the Star-Plus system and Magellan 9800i scanner/scale offer retailers and customers a number of benefits including:

  • Increased checkout speeds
  • Enhanced customer experience with mobile couponing
  • Top Down Reader for cashier efficiency
  • Improved loss prevention enhanced by ScaleSentry™ technology and All-Weighs™ Scale Platter
  • Easy setup and remote management

“Auto-Star is excited to integrate Star-Plus with the Datalogic Magellan 9800i scanner/scale,” said Robert Symmonds, President and CEO at Auto-Star. “Datalogic has proven over the years to provide some of the most innovative and reliable products available to retailers. The Magellan 9800i scanner/scale’s ability to accept mobile coupons and loyalty cards is an ideal platform to engage customers, improve consumer loyalty, while increasing operational efficiency.”

“We designed the Magellan 9800i scanner/scale to offer outstanding POS performance and to improve the quality of the customers’ in-store experience,” states Nick Tabet, GM and VP of Datalogic’s Fixed Retail Unit.  “Now with the Auto-Star Certification of the Magellan 9800i scanner/scale, the retailers will be able to offer their customers increased savings, improved personal interactions at the POS, and enhanced check-out experiences.”

Datalogic ADC
, the world leader in Automatic Data Capture, offers state of the art solutions with fixed position retail scanners, handheld scanners and mobile computers. Datalogic ADC’s range includes in-counter and on-counter point of sale scanners, general purpose and ruggedized handheld scanners, rugged mobile computers, industrial PDAs and vehicle mount computers. Solutions for applications in several sectors include healthcare, hospitality/entertainment, manufacturing, retail, services and transportation & logistics.

Businesses in the retail sector can particularly benefit from Datalogic ADC’s vision-based technology solutions, analytical tools, self-shopping solutions and consumer relationship technologies.

A division of the Datalogic Group, Datalogic ADC is headquartered in the US with a presence in over 120 countries. For more information please visit

Datalogic and the Datalogic logo are registered trademarks of Datalogic S.p.A. in many countries, including the U.S.A. and the E.U. Magellan, ScaleSentry and All-Weighs are trademarks of Datalogic ADC, Inc.

Auto-Star Compusystems Inc., is a software company that develops point-of-sale software for pharmacy, grocery, and health and natural products retailers across Canada, the United States, and the Caribbean. The company’s products provide seamless end-to-end solutions to optimize efficiency and customer satisfaction, while lowering operating costs. For more information on Auto~Star, please call 888-460-6963 or visit           

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Autumn Schweitzer, Marketing Manager
Auto-Star Compusystems Inc.
Voice: (888) 460-6963
Fax: (415) 366-8255


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