Online Automated Sales and Information System


OASIS-2 - 8592

Keywords teleshopping, interactive sales terminals, multimedia


Start Date: 1-DEC-1993 / Duration: 27 months

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Objectives

The project aims to develop a new concept in electronic shopping. It will prototype a multimedia based service delivered through interactive sales terminals of ISTs. The project is driven by consumer and retail needs and will enable retailers and financial service providers to sell their products and services. The Project aims at delivering a prototype interactive sales terminal (IST) which retailers will develop applications for, to test a new delivery channel opportunity.

The specific objectives are to prove the viability of the new concept and to make significant technical and commercial advances which will results in the rapid acceptance and implementation of the project deliverables and results. These objectives will be achieved through carefully co-ordinated experimentation of the IST, development of multimedia sales applications which include electronic catalogues, the ability to browse, complete needs analysis, and the development of a generic payment module which will allow retailers to obtain payment for goods by plastic cards and by loan.

The commercial and technical advances resulting from the project are:

The project has two phases:.


CONTACT POINT

Mr Paul Bold
BARCLAYS BANK PLC
Central Retail Services Division
Marefair
UK - NORTHAMPTON NN1 1SG
tel: + 44 / 604 252 186
fax: + 44 / 604 253 968

Participants

BARCLAYS BANK - UK - C
OLIVETTI - I - P
MAEL - I - A
OLIVETTI UK - UK - A
ISTITUTO BANCARIO
SAN PAOLO DI TORINO - I - P
MFI FURNITURE GROUP - UK - P
CAMDEN MOTORS - UK - P
STUDIO TEOS - I - P


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OASIS-2 - 8592, December 1993


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