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Aila Technologies, Inc.

Natick,  MA 
United States
http://www.ailatech.com
  • Booth: 1240

Aila Technologies delivers seamless experiences for enterprises, bringing digital systems and innovation into physical environments to delight customers, empower employees, and streamline operations.

Through Aila’s effortless scanning technology and suite of Interactive Kiosks and Mobile Imagers for iOS, Aila enables front-end applications that create brand new possibilities in-store and beyond.

Learn more about how Aila Technologies is making every interaction and transaction we touch more valuable, for every enterprise partner, every day, at www.ailatech.com.


 Press Releases

  • Debuts SoftScan to Enable Barcode Scanning on All iOS Devices; Showcases Dynamic Retail Solutions at NRF

    New York, N.Y.; NRF 2019 – Retail’s Big Show, Booth #1240  – January 13, 2019 – Aila Technologies, provider of products and technologies that power seamless in-store experiences at leading enterprise retailers worldwide, today announced the release of SoftScan, a software-based solution that adds effortless 1D and 2D barcode scanning to any iOS device, with any iOS application. SoftScan completes the in-store digital puzzle for retail, as Aila now offers effortless scanning for true omnichannel experiences across Aila’s iPad-based Interactive Kiosk, sleek and durable iPod-based Mobile Imager for retail associates, and in this new software-based product.

    “As the digital disruption dust has finally started to settle, leading retailers have found that the most efficient and effective way to create exceptional experiences that blend physical and digital is by leveraging scanning-enabled consumer mobile devices in-store,” noted Aila CEO Jason Gulbinas. “Adding effortless barcode scanning capabilities to the world’s leading mobile platform, Apple iOS, enables instant access to product information, pricing and inventory, as well as ways to improve clienteling, assisted selling, mobile point of sale and other high-value opportunities—all on the devices that users already know and love.”

    The latest addition to Aila’s complete suite of iOS-based products for retail, SoftScan brings the power of Aila’s TrueScan technology to any iOS device and any front-end iOS application to provide engaging consumer interactions and streamline in-store operations. All Aila products are compatible with any iOS software, interacting seamlessly to deliver 360-degree experiences for shoppers and retail associates.

    Aila in Action at NRF

    Already elevating in-store shopping experiences at leading retailers such as ALDO Group, American Eagle, Rent the Runway, and Stop & Shop, Aila is  showcasing new best-in-class solutions that serve the entire brick-and-mortar retail environment, from point-of-entry to fitting room to point-of-sale at NRF’s 2019 Big Show.

    • Customer Spotlight: American Eagle, one of the world’s leading apparel brands, will join Aila at NRF to demonstrate its new interactive fitting room experience built on Aila’s Interactive Kiosk. Mounted in each fitting room stall, the Interactive Kiosk powers custom-built software designed by American Eagle. Shoppers can scan items to see available sizes and styles, get product recommendations, see running cart totals, request additional items, and more—without leaving the fitting room. Visit booth #1240 to see how this Aila-powered solution at American Eagle is elevating the in-store customer experience, while also providing the retailer with invaluable insights into shoppers’ in-store behavior. 

    • Solution Spotlight: In addition, Aila will be showcasing high-value, turnkey experiences in partnership with leading software, technology and solution providers for retailers across grocery, apparel, big box, pharmacy, healthcare and more. Partners joining Aila in booth #1240 include: Acuant – ID scanning, verification, and authentication for registration and self check-in; Mad Mobile – self checkout & BOPIS; Tastry – personalized product recommendation engine; Teamwork Retail – checkout, mobile inventory management, mobile batch scanning, mobile single scan POS integration, and more. Integrations and partnerships with Credera, Digimarc, Epson, Ingenico, Star Micronics and Verifone will also be on display.

    Aila products will also be on display at partner booths at NRF, including: Digimarc, booth #3449; Mad Mobile, booth #4343; and Teamwork Retail, booth #1024. To request a demo or learn more, visit ailatech.com/nrf.

    About Aila

    Aila Technologies delivers seamless experiences for enterprises that unite real-world and online operations to delight customers, empower employees and streamline processes at every touchpoint. Powered by our proprietary TrueScan technology, Aila's suite of sleek fixed and mobile products add effortless scanning to iOS-based devices. Leading retailers such as Aldo, Stop & Shop, and Rent the Runway turn to Aila for crucial enterprise use cases from point of sale and self checkout to price checking and inventory management. Learn how Aila Technologies is making every interaction and transaction we touch more valuable, for every enterprise partner, every day, at ailatech.com.

  • American Eagle Brand Optimizes Consumer Experience with Interactive Fitting Rooms Featuring Aila Technologies

    New York, N.Y.; NRF 2019 – January 10, 2019 – American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE: AEO) and Aila Technologies are showcasing the American Eagle brand’s new interactive fitting room technology at NRF 2019 Retail’s Big Show this week. As part of AEO Inc.’s ongoing initiative to elevate customers’ in-store experiences, this new interactive fitting room experience has been launched in several American Eagle flagship stores around the United States, including Boston, Las Vegas and San Francisco.

    “We recognize the way our customers shop is constantly evolving,” said Dave Repp, AEO’s Chief Technology Officer. “We are dedicated to embracing innovative technologies that can address their needs, and by partnering with Aila Technologies, we’ve been able to provide an enhanced fitting room experience, while empowering our store associates to better serve and connect with our customers.”

    Mounted in each fitting room, Aila’s Interactive Kiosk powers custom-built software that allows shoppers to easily scan items on a sleek, iOS-based device. Shoppers can immediately see and request other available sizes and styles, receive product recommendations, view running cart totals, email information to themselves or potential gift givers and more—all without ever leaving the fitting room. Store associates receive notifications and can quickly deliver any other pieces the shopper wants to try on.

    In addition to providing an all-in-one solution delivering an intuitive user experience, the technology also addresses concerns such as device security, loss prevention, customer privacy and ease of integration. With Aila’s proprietary technology, AEO is creating an exceptional customer experience, while gaining invaluable insight into shopping behaviors.

    “Forward-thinking retailers like AEO that actively listen to their customers’ needs are readily embracing digital transformation—both online and in-store,” noted Aila CEO Jason Gulbinas. “Aila products help retailers deliver digital experiences in-store that better engage today’s tech-savvy consumers. We are thrilled by the results we’ve seen in American Eagle stores to date, and we’re excited to continue working with the AEO team to elevate customer experiences in brick-and-mortar retail and drive business results.”

    Aila’s intuitive scanning technology has driven notable improvements in American Eagle’s customer engagement when compared to non-scanning fitting rooms. AEO plans to expand the interactive fitting room experience to more stores in 2019.

    To see the technology in action, join AEO and Aila at the NRF 2019 Big Show in booth #1240.

    About American Eagle Outfitters, Inc.

    American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE: AEO) is a leading global specialty retailer offering high-quality, on-trend clothing, accessories and personal care products at affordable prices under its American Eagle® and Aerie® brands. The company operates more than 1,000 stores in the United States, Canada, Mexico, China and Hong Kong, and ships to 81 countries worldwide through its websites. American Eagle Outfitters and Aerie merchandise also is available at more than 200 international locations operated by licensees in 25 countries. For more information, please visit www.aeo-inc.com.

    About American Eagle

    Since 1977, American Eagle has offered an assortment of specialty apparel and accessories for men and women that enables self-expression and empowers our customers to celebrate their individuality. The brand has broadened its leadership in jeans by producing innovative fabric with options for all styles and fits for all at a value. We aren't just passionate about making great clothing, we're passionate about making real connections with the people who wear them. Visit www.ae.com to find your perfect pair of #AEJeans.

    About Aila

    Aila Technologies delivers seamless experiences for enterprises that unite real-world and online operations to delight customers, empower employees and streamline processes at every touchpoint. Powered by our proprietary TrueScan technology, Aila's suite of sleek fixed and mobile products add effortless scanning to iOS-based devices. Leading retailers such as Aldo, Stop & Shop, and Rent the Runway turn to Aila for crucial enterprise use cases from point of sale and self checkout to price checking and inventory management. Learn how Aila Technologies is making every interaction and transaction we touch more valuable, for every enterprise partner, every day, at ailatech.com.

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    Media Contacts
    Connexa Communications for Aila Technologies
    Erica Camilo
    erica@connexacommunications.com
    610.639.5644

    SHADOW
    Sarah Gordon
    sgordon@weareshadow.com
    212.972.0277

  • Former President & COO of GriffinTechnologies joins Aila Amidst Rapid Growth

    Natick, MASS – January 9, 2018 – Aila Technologies is excited to announce that Mark Rowan has joined Aila’s leadership team as Chief Operating Officer. Rowan comes to Aila with more than two decades of engineering, manufacturing, and corporate leadership experience within the consumer technology and device categories that Aila is currently exploiting within the enterprise space.

    “This is a tremendously exciting time for Aila, as we expand our product and technology portfolio and our reach throughout retail, grocery, and healthcare,” said Jason Gulbinas, CEO and co-founder of Aila Technologies. “Mark has had an immediate and substantial impact at Aila as he brings with him a stellar record of launching successful technology products at and growing organizations to appreciable scale. He will play a key role for Aila as we accelerate our internal growth and continue to expand our product set to better serve our customers.”

    Rowan was part of the management team that oversaw the growth of Griffin Technology from a 25-person design studio to a global retail distribution organization with 500 employees, operations on five continents, and hundreds of millions in annual revenue. Joining the company's product team in 2003, Rowan led Product Development at Griffin before taking over as President in 2009.

    “Aila is extremely well positioned, both from a product and team perspective, and I’m eager to help the company take some pivotal next steps,” said Rowan. “Aila is meeting a critical opportunity in the market as retailers adopt consumer technology to elevate customer interactions. I’m excited to be working with Aila’s stellar team of problem solvers, engineers, and innovators to transform how technology is used in brick-and-mortar.”

    ABOUT AILA TECHNOLOGIES

    Aila Technologies delivers seamless experiences for enterprises that unite real-world and online operations to delight customers, empower employees and streamline processes at every touchpoint.

    Powered by our proprietary TrueScan technology, Aila's suite of sleek fixed and mobile products add effortless scanning to iOS-based devices. Leading retailers such as American Eagle, Stop & Shop, and Rent the Runway turn to Aila for crucial enterprise use cases from point of sale and self checkout to price checking and inventory management. Learn how Aila Technologies is making every interaction and transaction we touch more valuable, for every enterprise partner, every day, at ailatech.com.

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    Media Contact
    Eliahu Sussman
    Aila Technologies
    617-903-8331
    eliahu@ailatech.com


 Products

  • Interactive Kiosk
    Effortless scanning wrapped in a stylish, retail-ready design, Aila's iPad-based Interactive Kiosk lets brands instantly elevate and customize customer experiences, support associate productivity, and optimize everyday workflows anywhere in store....

  • Aila's iPad-based Interactive Kiosk combines powerful scanning and retail-ready design to enhance and enable core retail use cases throughout the store. Compatible with any iOS-based software application. Versatile mounting options include ADA-compliant floor stand, table stand with 180-degree swivel, wall mount, and VESA plate. 

    Innovate in-store:

    • POS & mPOS
    • Self checkout
    • Interactive fitting room
    • Product discovery
    • Personalized offers
    • Customer registration & check-in
    • Price checking

    Engineered to engage:

    • Bright, responsive Retina display
    • Integrated 1D/2D/ID scanning
    • White light illumination and red-dot aimer for effortless scanning in any lighting conditions
    • Peripheral compatible - payments, printers, biometrics and more
  • Mobile Imager
    Empower retail associates with Aila's Mobile Imager for iPod, the market's sleekest handheld scanner for iOS....

  • Combining enterprise-grade durability and effortless scanning, Aila's Mobile Imager for iPod gives staff instant access to product information, inventory management, and mPOS capabilities, anywhere in the store. 
  • SoftScan
    SoftScan, Aila's software-based scanning product, enables fast, accurate barcode scanning on any iOS device, with any iOS software....

  • Empower your associates with powerful scanning on any iOS device, with no additional hardware required. SoftScan can be integrated into any iOS software application. Frictionless clienteling, stocking and restocking, price checking and product info, mPOS, receiving, and more.