Note: This article refers to features in version 2.59, which you may not be using yet. Here's how software updates work with Revel:
- Your Management Console will automatically upgrade to the newest version in mid-March. No action is required!
- Your new Revel Point of Sale app will be available shortly after that. Once it's available, head here for update instructions.
- For a complete overview of how releases work at Revel, head here.
Revel Systems is proud to present the new CDS XT! It is available in versions 2.55 and higher. The CDS XT is the newest generation of our Customer Display System.
Please Note: The CDS XT is an add-on feature. If you're interested in the CDS XT, please contact your sales rep.
CDS XT Overview
The Revel CDS XT:
- Is fully brandable via the Branding Tool.
- Offers advertising options with still images, videos, or slideshows.
- Allows you to create and use multiple skins (with the Branding Tool) so you can change your advertising or branding imagery easily.
- Is fully integrated with the Revel Point of Sale.
- Boasts intuitive loyalty and customer account creation.
- Allows for loyalty redemption in-app.
- Has a gratuity entry screen and signature screen for credit card authentication.
- Can send digital emails.
- Supports scale integration.
- Supports split products.
- Support tips by threshold.
CDS XT vs CDS 1.0
The main differences between the new CDS XT and CDS 1.0 are the look and feel (coupled with the Revel Branding Tool), the more streamlined and user-friendly experience of the CDS XT, and the support of split products and tips by threshold on the CDS XT.
How to Customize Your CDS XT via the Branding Tool
The CDS XT is completely customizable via the Branding Tool. You can add your logo, display current advertisements and promotions, and match the CDS XT accent colors to your exact branding.
Please visit our Branding Tool article for a complete tutorial.
New Features on the CDS XT
The CDS XT supports two new features (available in 2.55) that are not supported on CDS 1.0. These are split combos and tip suggestions by thresholds.