Internet cafés or cyber-cafés monetize the use of multiple computers and for the business to run smoothly special software is required for managing the stations and the time a customer spends on them.
TrueCafé has been designed specifically for this type of purpose and it brings to the table an entire arsenal of components and features that can help with keeping a tight rein on the machines it monitors.
It can work with both desktop computers as well as with mobile devices, such as laptops, tablets or smartphones and even game consoles.
The main application window is intuitive and provides easy control over various tasks, from setting up the rates, creating user groups or handling the sales.
Features at a glance
The program includes support for billing wireless browsing with the possibility to customize the login and info pages.
Communication with any terminal can be achieved through built-in tools that permit sending and receiving text messages.
In order to reduce costs, TrueCafé includes power management options. These allow remote management of the computers by turning them off automatically after entering into idle mode as well as powering them up again when needed.
Moreover, all the terminals can receive the power down command from the console with a single mouse click.
Logs and reports are also on the list of features. TrueCafé can compute the traffic per customer session and keep track of the web pages opened on a specific terminal.
Accessing the business data can be done from any Internet-connected device. This permits checking on the business activity outside the café. Keep in mind that this task may require specific software that may not be installed on the computer.
TrueCafé makes for an easy to handle manager of the entire activity in the cyber-café. The setup wizard helps install and configure it properly. On the other hand, it may lack of the security features such as business would require.