Why use Gizmo?
Posted by Panagiotis Mantzouranis on 30 April 2012 05:15 PM
Here is why Gizmo is the ultimate add-on to your Smartlaunch Café Management System.
Windows Desktop & central Hub united
Complete access to windows desktop and it's features. The look and feel of Gizmo’s shell matches that of Window’s Desktop, making it easier for users to familiarise with the software . Do not worry though; you will not lose the ease of presenting your applications and games your clients have grown accustomed to. Gizmo provides a centralized hub from where all of you applications and games can be viewed, searched and launched.
System Tray & System Services
In Gizmo, the system tray works exactly as Windows on all operating systems with respect to security configuration. No more missing or hidden sound and system icons. Put an end to minimized applications that cannot be restored. Gizmo further allow you to hide system tray icons making it possible to hide icons of system services like Networking or Action center. It also implements required functionality to allow Windows Vista or 7 Aero Window Preview ALT-TAB to function correctly.
Don’t you wish you could create a personal drive for your VIP customers with a predefined size (quota), without having to mess around with batch files, system permissions and windows os limitations? Gizmo allows you just that.
Personal User Files
Gizmo’s puf system is fully compatible with Smartlaunch’s, allowing for a smooth transition. With Gizmo, personal user files and all operations are more stable and faster, users have direct & easy access to them with shortcuts (optional) and can even backup their profile to external hard drives or flash disks*.
Wouldn’t you like to have all your games and application in one place? Install new software on a client and easily copy it to the rest? Keep older games on a file server and never again delete them just to make room for newer?
Custom tasks & Notifications
Let's face it, some games are hard even to launch and customers rarely bother reading your notes on the game's description. With custom notifications you can notify the customer about a game's launch procedure, put up a temporary virtual "sign" that a game's server is temporarily down for maintenance or even welcome them with a popup note on this week's offers! Custom tasks on the other hand allow you to launch a pre-made script or executable at specific points of a game's launch routine enabling you to automate even the hardest of them
Gizmo License management system is plugin-based, making the procedure of supporting new applications easier and faster. Gizmo already supports all the fundamental License Management schemes like Process, Registry or Maximum application Instances and of course Steam, Origin, Uplay, Battle.Net & more! Automatic release of license when customer exits the game, no more held up licenses due to launchers running minimized!
Improved application monitoring techniques allows Gizmo to gather more accurate application usage statistics. No more hunting for that elusive exe to add to monitored apps. Eliminate common statistic discrepancies associated with Smartlaunch and incorrectly calculates usage statistics, leading to users being presented with the applications that they don’t really use as the top used.
Manage all of your clients with Remote Process Monitoring, File Management and Screen Monitoring. View and kill processes and hanged games straight from the server, check if customer is running anything suspicious, copy files directly from the client to Server without sharing folders and more.
Gizmo manager includes a full blown touch compatible POS interface to sell your items from. No need to go back and forth between customers and products, you can find, sell and close balances all from a single screen.
Gizmo includes an importer that will move all your customer's purchases straight to Gizmo's database. Products, billing profiles and time offers all we be imported for immediate use.
64Bit Server & Client Architecture
You invested in 64bit OS and hardware and you want to see your client pcs flying! Are you still going to use that old 32bit software designed for windows 2000/xp? Of course not! Gizmo is designed from the ground up to take advantage of all the latest and greatest features of Windows 7. True 64bit application architecture ensures that our software always utilises your system resources correctly. Do not let those Gb of Ram go to waste!
No ticket or e-mail remains unanswered! You find it, we fix it. Want to call us? Sure, why not. Want us to remote connect to your server and see what's wrong? If we cannot figure it out through a ticket, we will do it. Tell us what features you want and we will do our best to implement them! See how it feels to have a team covering your back all the time.
*Feature will be added in final version.