Burnaby, BC, January 17, 2005 M–Info Touch Technologies Corp. (TSX-V: IFT) today announced a test market deployment of self-service automated touch-screen kiosks in 26 Speedway SuperAmerica LLC store locations in Dayton, Ohio.
Powered by Info Touch’s industry leading Premiere software (powered by Surfnet), the terminals will initially provide customers with convenient access to a wide variety of services including: bill payment, (using cash and credit cards), Wi-Fi, maps and directions, and auto insurance. Numerous other applications are planned for release at a later date that may include: money order and money transfer, prepaid products and services, and much more.
“This project is consistent with our vision of expanding the nationwide coverage of our financial-services applications. The initiative reaffirms our position as the leading solution provider for unattended financial services within the convenience retail industry,” explained Hamed Shahbazi, Chairman and CEO of Info Touch Technologies. “With our retail partners, we are creating the most accessible, functional and pervasive network of automated kiosk terminals providing financial services in the United States.”
About Speedway SuperAmerica
Speedway SuperAmerica LLC, headquartered in Enon, Ohio, is the nation’s third largest company-owned and -operated convenience store chain with more than 1,600 stores located in 9 states. Most of the stores are operated under the Speedway and SuperAmerica brand names. Further information about Speedway SuperAmerica can be found on the World Wide Web at http://www.speedway.com.
About Info Touch
Info Touch Technologies, a strategic investment of Hewlett Packard, is the ‘outsourced category manager’ for automated services in the convenience retail and wireless industries. The company provides convenient, cost-effective solutions for bill payment processing, financial services aggregation, facilitation and self-service automation. Info Touch’s Premiere (powered by Surfnet) is the preferred software platform for the delivery of automated services such as bill payment, money transfer, digital merchandising, PIN dispensing for pre-paid products and services, maps and directions, check cashing, electronic couponing, etc. Info Touch’s clients include: Circle K, ExxonMobil, Alimentation Couche-Tard, Cricket Communications, Memphis Light Gas and Water (MLGW) and Qwest Communications. Visit www.infotouch.net.
For further information, please contact:
Behshad Hastibakhsh, Media Relations
Info Touch Technologies
Tel: 604.298.4636, Ext. 250
Toll Free: 888.679.3322
John Lewis, Business Development
Info Touch Technologies
Toll Free: 1-877-600-6001
Linda Casey, Public Affairs
Speedway SuperAmerica LLC
Tel: 419-421-3262(office); 419-348-4851(cell)