Modern Hotel Business Centre

Modernize Your Hotel Business Centre with Tablet Workstations

While it’s more common to find desktop PCs in a hotel business centre, wall-mounted tablets may be a better choice for hoteliers that want a more contemporary look or have limited space. Pairing tablets with SimulCharge adapters can provide guests with a PC-like experience while maintaining the low cost and sleek visual appeal of a

Smart Hotel with PoE and LAVA Adapters

Setting Up a Smart Hotel with PoE and LAVA Adapters

Smart hotels are somewhat of a niche market and you might feel setting one up is too expensive. However, hoteliers can leverage their business with the use of Power over Ethernet (PoE) to set up their smart technology. With PoE, they can reduce the building’s energy consumption making it more eco-friendly and saving thousands in

Origin of Battery Modulation

The Origin of Battery Modulation: How a Bloated Battery Led to Innovation

LAVA SimulCharge adapters are known for providing compatible mobile devices with simultaneous charging and access to data from USB-enabled peripherals and Ethernet. Our e series adapters also include RBM technology that provides overcharge protection through Battery Modulation. This article looks at how a problem faced by a major Canadian retailer led to the creation of

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February Edition: LAVA Link Newsletter

LAVA – Always In Stock Planning ahead and in-house manufacturing keeps our production schedule on track! Recently, many tech companies have struggled with supply chain issues. The pandemic and global chip shortage have led to slowdowns in international shipping, resulting in longer than expected lead times for components and manufactured goods. Given these supply chain

Self-Checkout Kiosk using vc5UE

How to Build a Self-Checkout Tablet Kiosk with a LAVA SimulCharge Adapter

Self-checkout kiosks are becoming more prevalent as stores attempt to reduce staff and shoppers opt for a more contactless shopping experience. Purchasing a dedicated/custom system can be prohibitively expensive but this article will show how with a LAVA SimulCharge adapter (which provides simultaneous charging and access to data), a tablet and a few USB-enabled peripherals,

Home Vs Enterprise

Enterprise vs. Home Series SimulCharge Adapters: Which is Right for You?

LAVA builds adapters for both Enterprise and Home applications and sometimes it may be difficult to tell which adapter to use, especially as some devices in both lines have the same port configuration. This article will give an overview of the similarities and differences of these adapters so you can better understand which is the

Rewards Kiosks with vc3U

Case Study: LAVA Provides a Custom-built Solution for a Customer Loyalty System

Mobile payment and customer loyalty systems are common these days but LAVA was an early adopter. This article looks at a mobile payments and rewards solution LAVA helped to develop. The kiosk featured a custom-built LAVA SimulCharge adapter and a Lenovo tablet. LAVA partnered with a loyalty rewards company to create a POS tablet kiosk

nLTS Adapter for Online Food Deliveries

How nLTS Adapters Can Simplify Your Online Food Delivery System

With the rise of customers ordering food online, many restaurants use tablets to field these orders, often provided by food delivery partners. This article shows how LAVA’s nLTS adapters with Ethernet connectivity can provide a strong addition to a restaurant’s online delivery orders. Part of the issue restaurants faces with online orders is that most

SimulCharge in Healthcare

January Edition: LAVA Link Newsletter

SimulCharge in Healthcare The digitization of healthcare has become even more important in light of the pandemic as a way to keep both patients and staff safe. Tablet kiosks and other mobile device implementations are increasingly being used for hospital digital signage, check-ins, patient charts, bedside monitors and more. LAVA SimulCharge adapters can turn compatible