cSTAR TECHNOLOGIES INC. ADDS ANOTHER PATENT TO ITS PORTFOLIO OF WORLDWIDE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTIES
- US PATENT APPLICATION 15/286797 (20170024989) EXPANDS AND PROTECTS TECHNOLOGY CORE FOR REAL-TIME MATERIALS FATIGUE/STRESS DETECTION SOLUTIONS

- cStar Technologies Inc.,  January 26, 2017

Vaughan , ON - January 26, 2017 - cStar Technologies Inc., the pioneer in wireless data communications solutions for Machine-to-Machine/Man (M2M) announces the publication of US Patent Application 15/286797 (20170024989) “Passive Tamper-Resistant Seal and Applications Therefor”, the third Continuation In Part (CIP) of US Patent 8,063,779, to its Portfolio of Intellectual Properties.
This CIP to US Patent 8,063,779 further expands the technology of a ribbon array that consists of a plurality of radio frequency identification (RFID) seals on a substrate with different RFID seals detuning in response to differing tensile loads with the addition of at lease one surface acoustic wave (SAW) radio frequency identification (RFID) seal to further expand the detection capabilities.

cSTAR TECHNOLOGIES INC.'S HOSPITALITY GENIE™ WIRELESS CASHLESS TRANSACTION SYSTEM FOR VENDING GROWS
WITH GREAT WOLF RESORTS' NEW COLORADO SPRINGS LOCATION

- cStar Technologies Inc.,  December 9, 2016

Vaughan , ON - December 9, 2016 - cStar Technologies Inc., the pioneer in wireless data communications solutions for Machine-to-Machine/Man (M2M) announces the expansion of SkyGate® Hospitality Genie™'s footprint in the waterpark resort industry.
The Great Wolf Lodge in Colorado Springs marks the continued partnership with cStar using cStar's SkyGate® Hospitality Genie™ system to provide wireless, cashless transactions at vending machines. Guests use the convenience of their RFID wristbands to make purchases at vending machines with transactions posted to their room.

cSTAR TECHNOLOGIES INC. ADDS ANOTHER PATENT TO ITS PORTFOLIO OF WORLDWIDE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTIES
- US PATENT 9,483,724 EXPANDS AND PROTECTS TECHNOLOGY CORE FOR REAL-TIME MATERIALS FATIGUE/STRESS DETECTION SOLUTIONS

- cStar Technologies Inc.,  November 1, 2016

Vaughan , ON - November 1, 2016 - cStar Technologies Inc., the pioneer in wireless data communications solutions for Machine-to-Machine/Man (M2M) announces the addition of US Patent 9,483,724 “Passive Tamper-Resistant Seal and Applications Therefor”, the second Continuation In Part (CIP) of US Patent 8,063,779, to its Portfolio of Intellectual Properties.
This CIP to US Patent 8,063,779 further expands the technology of a ribbon array that consists of a plurality of radio frequency identification (RFID) seals on a substrate with different RFID seals detuning in response to differing tensile loads.

Great Wolf Resorts New Southern California Location Expands Footprint of cStar Technologies Inc.'s Hospitality Genie™ Wireless Cashless Transaction System for Vending

- cStar Technologies Inc.,  February 18, 2016

Vaughan , ON - February 18, 2016 - cStar Technologies Inc., the pioneer in wireless data communications solutions for Machine-to-Machine/Man (M2M) announces the expansion of SkyGate® Hospitality Genie™’s footprint in the waterpark resort industry.
The Great Wolf Lodge in Garden Grove marks the continued partnership with cStar using cStar’s SkyGate® Hospitality Genie™ system to provide wireless, cashless transactions at vending machines. Guests use the convenience of their RFID wristbands to make purchases at vending machines with transactions posted to their room.

cSTAR TECHNOLOGIES INC. ADDS ANOTHER PATENT TO ITS PORTFOLIO OF WORLDWIDE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTIES
- CANADA PATENT 2,523,832 PROTECTS TECHNOLOGY CORE FOR BRAND PROTECTION, SECURITY & DEFENSE, AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS

- cStar Technologies Inc.,  July 7, 2015

Vaughan , ON - July 7, 2015 - cStar Technologies Inc., the pioneer in wireless data communications solutions for Machine-to-Machine/Man (M2M) announces the addition of Canada Patent 2,523,832 "Container Including a Tamper-Resistant Seal and to a Radio Frequency Identification Seal" to its Portfolio of Intellectual Properties. Along with US Patent #8,036,779, this patent protects cStar Technologies Inc.'s RFID Stealth tag, the technology core of cStar Technologies Inc.'s Brand Protection, Security & Defense, and Supply Chain Management solutions.

cSTAR TECHNOLOGIES INC. ADDS ANOTHER US PATENT TO ITS PORTFOLIO OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTIES
- US PATENT 9,070,068 PROTECTS TECHNOLOGY CORE for REAL-TIME MATERIALS FATIGUE/STRESS DETECTION SOLUTIONS

- cStar Technologies Inc.,  June 30, 2015

Vaughan , ON - June 30, 2015 - cStar Technologies Inc., the pioneer in wireless data communications solutions for Machine-to-Machine/Man (M2M) announces the addition of US Patent 9,070,068 "Passive Tamper-Resistant Seal and Applications Therefor", a Continuation In Part (CIP) of US Patent 8,063,779, to its Portfolio of Intellectual Properties.
This ground-breaking patent now makes possible the real-time and on-line detection and alerts of miniscule materials fatigue fractures that could cause catastrophic failure. The non-destructive intrinsic materials fatigue testing technology is able to both detect and decipher the merest of cracks.

cSTAR TECHNOLOGIES INC. ANNOUNCES NEW WEBSITE for REAL TIME BRAND PROTECTION SOLUTIONS

- cStar Technologies Inc.,  October 1, 2014

Vaughan , ON - October 1, 2014 - cStar Technologies Inc. announces the launch of its BrandCheckGlobal.com website for Real Time Brand Protection Solutions. cStar's Brand Check Global brand protection solution utilizes Stealth RFID to provide actionable intelligence enabling the prevention and defense against brand piracy. Brand Check Global is a secure and real time validation solution that protects brand image and reputation from tampering and counterfeiting. Using a Brand Check Global smartphone application, consumers are able to verify a product's authenticity by real time verification with the manufacturer's secure product database prior to making their purchase.

cSTAR TECHNOLOGIES INC. ISSUED PATENT COVERING TECHNOLOGY CORE
for cSTAR's SKYGATE® HEALTH CARE SOLUTIONS

- cStar Technologies Inc.,  January 15, 2014

Vaughan , ON - January 15, 2014 - cStar Technologies Inc., the pioneer in wireless data communications solutions for Machine-to-Machine/Man (M2M) announces the issuance of Canadian Patent Number 2,597,224: Method and Apparatus for Cataloguing and Poling Movement in an Environment for Purposes of Tracking and/or Containment of Infectious Diseases. Along with US Patent 7,817,046, the patents protect tracking and cataloguing technologies, one of the backbones and technological core of cStar's SkyGate® Health Care Solutions, facilitating the tracking and cataloguing of persons or assets.

DISNEY PARKS EMBRACES RFID BRACELET/WRISTBAND FOR CUSTOMER LOYALTY AND SALES INCREASE

- cStar Technologies Inc.,  January 7, 2013

At Disney Parks, a Bracelet Meant to Build Loyalty (and Sales)
January 7, 2013 New York Times article mentions Great Wolf Resorts, one of cStar's valued customers.

All Great Wolf Resorts' US locations outfitted with RFID locks are equipped with cStar's Hospitality Genie™ wireless cashless transaction and tracking system.  Great Wolf Resorts and their guests enjoy the convenience of using their existing RFID guest room key wristbands to make purchases via cStar's Hospitality Genie™ system.  Charges are posted to the guest's room bill or stored-value account. 

Hospitality Genie™, cStar's patent-protected robust wireless Local Area Network (wLAN) based solution makes wireless transactions possible where cellular based systems have spotty or no signal coverage.

cSTAR TECHNOLOGIES' "C3" GROUND-BREAKING BRAND PROTECTION SOLUTION UNVEILED ON PHARMA IQ

- cStar Technologies Inc.,  October 23, 2012

Big Pharma Logistics: E-Pedigree, RFID and Cell-Phones

Protected by cStar's multiple patents, cStar's "C3" solution uses an Authentication Drug Gateway to alert both manufacturers and end users (general public) of the existence of counterfeits using Passive Radio Frequency Identification (pRFID) and cell phones to alert the cell phone user of any risks when purchasing medicines.

Primarily, cStar's "C3" solution assures that the original contents have not been tampered with and secondarily it provides extra actual brand protection through a two-way authentication and recording process between end customer and manufacture linked via a networked pRFID Cell Phone WWAN in micro-seconds

CASINOS PROVIDE HOSPITALITY SERVICES 24/7 to THEIR PATRONS VIA SKYGATE® HOSPITALITY GENIE™

- cStar Technologies Inc.,  April 15, 2011

Toronto, ON - April 15, 2011 - cStar Technologies Inc., a leader in two-way wireless data communications solutions for M2M (machine-to-machine, machine-to-men) and mobile-commerce applications, announces the resounding success of SkyGate® Hospitality Genie™'s expansion into the Casino/Gaming industry.

HOSPITALITY AND FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRIES' DEMAND CONTINUES TO GROW FOR
cSTAR TECHNOLOGIES' SKYGATE® DIRECT-TO-GAME CONTACTLESS AND CASHLESS PAYMENT SOLUTION

- cStar Technologies Inc.,  January 15, 2011

Toronto, ON - January 15, 2011 - Since its successful market deployment in the summer of 2010, Hospitality/Family Entertainment operators have been enjoying the compelling benefits of cStar's SkyGate® Direct-to-Game solution - providing reliable and trouble-free guest centric services, increased revenues, and decreased operating expenses - with completely cashless/token-less entertainment experience using RFID or magnetic stripe media from wristbands to fobs to cards.

CORRECTIONAL SERVICES FACILITIES TAKE ADVANTAGE OF cSTAR'S HOSPITALITY GENIE™

- cStar Technologies Inc.,  April 26, 2010

Toronto, ON - April 26, 2010 - Taking advantage of cStar's award winning SkyGate Hospitality Genie™ Server platform running the SkyGate Prepaid Payment™ Management Module application, Correctional Services divisions have been enjoying the benefits of providing convenient, safe, and reliable cashless canteen services for their inmates through vending machines equipped with SkyGate® Nodes within their facilities.

cSTAR TECHNOLOGIES INC. INTRODUCES SKYGATE® PAY CASHLESS PAYMENT SYSTEM FOR ATTENDED
POINT-OF-SALES

- cStar Technologies Inc.,  December 1, 2009

Toronto, ON - December 1, 2009 - cStar Technologies Inc., a leader in two-way wireless data communications solutions for M2M (machine-to-machine, machine-to-men) and mobile-commerce applications, announces the introduction of SkyGate® Pay - the latest addition to the SkyGate® suite of products.

cSTAR TECHNOLOGIES INC. EXPANDS SKYGATE®  SUITE OF PRODUCTS COMBINING WIRELESS AND 
WIRE-LINE COMPONENTS

- cStar Technologies Inc.,  July 2, 2009

Toronto, ON - July 2, 2009 - cStar Technologies Inc., a leader in two-way wireless data communications solutions for M2M (machine-to-machine, machine-to-men) and mobile-commerce applications, announces the integration of wire-line components to cStar's wireless SkyGate® suite of products. 

cSTAR TECHNOLOGIES INC. EXPANDING HOSPITALITY GENIE™  SUITE OF PRODUCTS TO HIGH REVENUE GENERATING HOTEL PARKING

- cStar Technologies Inc.,  April 16, 2009

Toronto, ON - April 16, 2009 - Building on the success of Hospitality Genie™, cStar's award winning suite of hotel guest room key card/RFID wristband cashless solutions for the Hospitality industry, and commemorating the first successful full year of hotel guest room key paid parking at one of Starwood's premier hotels, cStar Technologies Inc. announces the addition of SkyGate Parking™ Management Modules for guest room key card/RFID wristband paid parking solution for hotel guests, visitors and staff.

HOTEL GUEST ROOM KEYS NOW DELIVER CASHLESS PURCHASES OF 24/7 FOOD & ICE CREAM

- cStar Technologies Inc.,  May 6, 2008

cStar Technologies Inc., a leader in wireless cashless self serve solutions and Fastcorp LLC a leading frozen vending solutions provider, have collaborated to showcase hotel guest key based cashless vending technology at this year's HotelWorld Expo. cStar's cashless vending solution, Vending GenieTM Hospitality has been seamlessly interfaced with Fastcorp's Z-400 Robotic Frozen Vendors to deliver this innovative cashless vending solution specifically for the hospitality market.

Vending purchase transactions are wirelessly approved and posted to the guest's folio for payment at checkout or to the guest's prepaid account. A simple swipe of the room key card/RFID wristband is all that is needed for guests to purchase goods throughout the property.

Click links below to see coverage of this press release:

Canadian Lodging News - May, 2008

RFID_Weblog.com - May 6, 2008

RFIDNews.org - May 5, 2008

MoreRFID.com - April 29, 2008

hospitalitynet.org - Feb. 26, 2008

HOTELWORLD TRADE SHOW 2008

- February 26 ~ 27, 2008 - Booth #1444, Las Vegas, Nevada

Visit cStar Technologies Inc. at Booth #1144 where we will demonstrate Vending Genie™ Hospitality, gold award winner of the prestigious M2M (Machine-to-Machine/Man) Value Chain Award.

HotelWorld is the most important and renowned annual gathering of hotel executives and suppliers worldwide, presenting exciting industry leader speakers, specialty exhibit pavilions, and conference sessions. HotelWorld is aligned closely with Questex Media Group's Hotel & Motel Management magazine as a part of International Hospitality Week in Las Vegas.

RFID ROOM KEY WRISTBAND ENABLED CASHLESS VENDING AT GREAT WOLF LODGE - GRAPEVINE, TEXAS

 

 -Traveling Mamas Blog-Site - January 12, 2008

 

At the Great Wolf Lodge, you can scan your wrist in front of cStar's Vending Genie™  enabled vending machines and arcade token dispensers with the charges posted to your room account.

CASHLESS VENDING PAYS OFF FOR KINGSTON HOTELIER

Canadian Lodging News - January 2008

 

"Susan Freitas, general manager of the Four Points by Sheraton ...  has found a solution to the vending machine headache - use of cashless vending technology called Vending Genie, from Toronto-based cStar Technologies. - Revenue and sales from the vending machines has at least doubled, she adds. When front desk staff tell customers what they can do with their room key card, that generates excitement." 

ILLINOIS WATER RESORT BECOMES RFID-ACTIVATED

- RFID Journal, November 16, 2007

 

Guests at the resort, which opens next year, will use RFID wristbands to do just about everything, including entering rooms, accessing lockers, buying food and arcade tokens, and even taking pictures.

[Vending Genie™, cStar's wireless, cashless transaction solution will play an integral part by allowing guests to make purchases from vending machines using their RFID wristbands.]

cStar Technologies Inc. will provide KeyLime Cove Water Resort with RFID readers for wireless vending. cStar's application eDispense™ HT, the engine behind cStar's Vending Genie™ Hospitality, can also deliver the same cashless payment method for all other self service areas such as arcades, business centers, photo booths and laundry facilities.

Click links below to see coverage of this press release:

Marketwire.com - November 9, 2007
MCW Breaking News - November 10, 2007
MoreRFID.com - November 12, 2007
UsingRFID.com - November 12, 2007
dBusiness News - November 12, 2007
Mobile Enterprise Magazine - November 12, 2007
Blooloop - November 15, 2007
RFID Solutions Online - November 20, 2007
Amusement Parks USA - November 21, 2007
AMonline.com - November 27, 2007
Broadband Wireless Exchange Magazine - November 27, 2007

FALL 2007 TRADE SHOWS & EXPOSITIONS

 

Showcasing

Vending Genie™ Hospitality

Award-winning, hotel room key, cashless, wireless, vending solution

together with

Route Manager®

Curbside-truck polling, wireless, real-time Route Management solution

                 IAAPA EXPO 2007

- November 13 - 16, 2007 - Booth #5634, Orlando, Florida

The world's largest conference and trade show for the attractions industry. Produced by the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA).

                  WWA TRADE SHOW 2007

- October 25 - 26, 2007 - Booth #123, Palm Springs, California

The world's largest gathering of water-leisure professionals & development experts showcasing waterpark products and services. Produced by the World Waterpark Association (WWA).

                  NAMA NATIONAL EXPO 2007
- October 10 - 12, 2007 - Booth #1445, Chicago, Illinois

 

The largest Expo in the world dedicated exclusively to the vending, coffee service and foodservice management industries. Produced by the National Automatic Merchandising Association (NAMA).

RFID WRISTBAND GUEST ROOM KEYS NOW DELIVER CASHLESS VENDS
- cStar Technologies Inc., June 25, 2007

 

Orlando, FL, USA (June 25, 2007) - cStar Technologies Inc., a leader in wireless cashless vending solutions and Precision Dynamics Corporation (PDC), a leading RFID solutions provider, have collaborated to showcase RFID electronic guest key-based cashless vending technology at this year's HITEC 2007 (Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition & Conference). cStar's cashless vending solution, Vending GenieTM Hospitality has been seamlessly interfaced with PDC's Smart Band® RFID Wristband to deliver this innovative cashless vending technology specifically for the water & theme park hospitality market.

          Link to Additional Coverage by AMonline.com
WIRELESS, CASHLESS GUEST KEYCARD VENDING CELEBRATES TWO YEARS OF SUCCESS AT THE AMBASSADOR CONFERENCE RESORT
- cStar Technologies Inc., March, 2007

Kingston, ON - March 9, 2007 - The Ambassador Conference Resort celebrates the 2nd anniversary of the initial deployment of wireless, cashless guest keycard vending. With major contributions from Kaba Lodging Systems, an access control solutions provider, and cStar Technologies Inc., a provider of wireless cashless vending solutions, the collaborative effort made possible the deployment of the industry's first guest keycard wireless cashless vending technology system at the Ambassador Conference Resort in Kingston, Ontario.

WIRELESS SYSTEMS FULFILL DREAMS OF VANDAL-FREE VENDING
- Canadian Lodging News, March, 2007

KINGSTON - Two years ago, Kingston resort operator Venicio Rebelo installed nine cashless vending machines at his property in an effort to combat vandalism. What was a three-month pilot project has grown to include installation of the cStar's Vending Genie system at another Kingston property. "Vandalism is gone. It's completely gone," says Rebelo, while revenues from the machines have seen double-digit jumps each year they have been in operation.

KINGSTON, ONT. RESORT CLAIMS CASHLESS KEYCARD IMPROVES PROFITS AND ELIMINATES VANDALISM
- AMOnline.com, March 13, 2007

Additional coverage of Ambassador Conference Resort 2nd Anniversary of Wireless Cashless Guest Keycard Vending.

WIRELESS, CASHLESS GUEST KEYCARD VENDING CELEBRATES TWO YEARS OF SUCCESS
- Hospitality.net, March 12, 2007
Additional coverage of Ambassador Conference Resort 2nd Anniversary of Wireless Cashless Guest Keycard Vending.
NEWSWATCH REGIONAL NEWS: WIRELESS VENDING
- CKWS NewsWatch, March, 09 2007
The next step toward a cash-less society has been taken at a Kingston hotel... and it's a bold one.
cSTAR AT INTERNATIONAL HOTEL/MOTEL & RESTAURANT SHOW
 - November 12 - 14, 2006 - Booth #3274 

Visit cStar Technologies Inc. at Booth #3274 where we will demonstrate Vending Genie™ Hospitality, 2006 gold award winner of the prestigious M2M (Machine-to-Machine/Man) Value Chain Award.

 NAMA NATIONAL EXPO 2006
 -NAMA National Expo, October 25 - 27, 2006 - Booth #1731, Orlando, Florida

cStar Technologies Inc. demonstrated its 2006 gold M2M Value Chain Award winning Vending Genie™ Hospitality along with its powerful Route Manager® solutions.

ONTARIO CASHLESS SYSTEM WINS GOLD
 - Canadian Vending & Office Coffee Service Magazine - July / August, 2006 

Ambassador Conference Resort of Kingston, Ontario awarded Gold in the retail/hospitality category at an awards ceremony in San Antonio, Texas honouring the most successful corporate adopters of M2M (machine to machine/man) technology.

CELL PHONES MAKE PURCHASES
 - Hospitality Technology, June 2006 

The Ambassador Conference Resort in Kingston, Ontario, is now combining both mobile phone and cardkey technologies over a wireless network, allowing guests to use either a mobile phone or room keycards to purchase Coca-Cola products from vending machines.

AMBASSADOR CONFERENCE RESORT WINS PRESTIGIOUS M2M GOLD VALUE CHAIN AWARD
 - M2M Value Chain Awards, San Antonio, Texas, USA - June 26-28, 2006 

June 27, 2006 (San Antonio, Texas) - At an awards ceremony in San Antonio, Texas honoring the most successful corporate adopters of M2M (machine to machine/man) technology, The Ambassador Conference Resort of Kingston, Ontario was awarded Gold in the Retail/Hospitality category.

CANADIAN RESORT INSTITUTES CELLPHONE VEND PURCHASING
  - VENDING TIMES,  May, 2006 Volume 46, No 5. page 8 
KINGSTON, ON, Canada - Vending machines at the Ambassador Conference Resort here are now equipped for purchases of snacks and drinks by patrons using their cellphones in place of cash.
WIRELESS CASHLESS VENDING via GUEST KEYCARD SHOWCASES
 - HITEC 2006, Minneapolis, MN, USA - June 20-22, 2006 

Vending GenieTM Hospitality solution turns the existing cash based hotel vending machines into cashless point-of-sale devices interfacing with the hotel PMS for card validation, credit check and transaction posting. With its robust wireless network communication, the vending machines can be readily deployed anywhere in the hotel without any wiring.

HOTEL VENDING RINGS ON A DIFFERENT WAY TO SELL PRODUCTS
 - Food Service News, The Industry's National Newspaper, Vol. 9, No. 3,  April, 2006, Page 10 
The convenience of purchasing food and beverages is taking on a new twist after a Successful pilot project that involves a conference center, a major bottling company and technology.
COKE, cSTAR PILOT PROVES SUCCESSFUL
 - Canadian Vending & Office Coffee Service Magazine, April, 2006, Page 6 
KINGSTON - A pilot project at the Ambassador Conference Resort was the site for the first Canadian installation of mobile phone and cardkey technologies over a wireless network at the same time.
THE PUSH FOR MOBILE COMMERCE 
- Globe and Mail, Technology,  March 17, 2006 
Mobile commerce opens up new opportunities to the wireless service providers, to the cashless payment processors and to the merchants. M-commerce will find its own place next to today's available cashless payment methods such as credit cards and debit cards, while its strength will be micro payments. Also, m-commerce will become a significant segment to current e-commerce market.
PROOFING WIRELESS PAYMENTS
- Network World, Friday, February 17, 2006, Page 1 & 3
It's been almost a full year since a wireless technology trial introduced a cashless vending system to the Canadian hospitality industry. The pilot program at Kingston, Ont.-based Ambassador Conference Resort is the first in Canada, according to the companies involved, to combine both mobile phone and card key technologies over a wireless network in the same trial period. All parties involved say that, so far, the initiative has been a success.
 
COMPLIANCE BOOSTS RFID ADOPTION
- Computer World, Friday, February 17, 2006, Page 1 & 6
While there seems to be an industry consensus about the potential benefits that RFID could bring to business processes, a big issue that may hinder its full deployment among organizations is cost, said Stella Yoon, president and CEO of wireless technology developer cStar Technologies Inc. in Toronto.    See cStar's solution at 11th paragraph of this article.
 
CASE STUDY FOR cSTAR VENDING GENIE HOSPITALITY
- cStar Technologies Inc., January, 2006
With the implementation of cStar's Vending GenieTM Hospitality, Ambassador Conference Resort is now delivering the guest centric cashless vending service while reaping the benefits of additional revenue and operational efficiency.
M-COMMERCE FAILS TO REEL IN RETAILERS
- The Globe and Mail, Thursday, November 24, 2005 Page B14
While the country's top cellphone carriers recently teamed up to prepare for the introduction of wireless payments, the concept doesn't yet appear to be high on the agenda of many consumer-focused businesses.
SUCCESS FOR CANADA'S FIRST WIRELESS AND CASHLESS VENDING MACHINE TRIAL
- the latest SMB and Enterprise news from Bell, October 2005
Bell Canada and the Ambassador Conference Resort recently completed a wireless technology trial that introduced a state of the art cashless vending system to the hospitality industry.
 
BELL ORDERS UP WIRELESS VENDING CONCEPT
- IT World Canada, Friday, April 8, 2005
Visitors to a conference centre in Kingston, Ont. are getting a taste of how to order a soda pop the futuristic way, thanks to a new, wirelessly enabled vending machine.
CANADA'S FIRST WIRELESS AND CASHLESS VENDING TRIAL
- Kingston, Ontario -----Thursday, March 31, 2005
Bell Canada and Coca-Cola Bottling Company Pilot Canada's First Wireless and Cashless Vending Machine Technology Trial in Kingston, Ontario
WOMEN SUPERSTARS SALUTED
- The Toronto Star ----- October 14, 2004
October 14, 2004 "Women Superstars Saluted : Solbyung (Stella) Yoon, president of cStar Technologies Inc., won the WEC Chivalry Award for Innovation.
cSTAR EXHIBITS at WIRELESS & MOBILE WORLDEXPO 2004 at NATIONAL TRADE CENTRE
- Booth No. 511 & 512, National Trade Centre at Exhibition Place, Hall C --- July 21-22 (Wed & Thurs)
cStar will exhibit its wireless and mobile solutions which control and manage remote assets. Solutions exhibited will include:
A VENDING MACHINE FOR CLINICIANS?
- Mobile Health Data - News Releases, -- Tuesday, May 4, 2004
Toronto-based cStar Technologies Inc. has released a vending machine that can be used to manage and dispense medical products using Wi-Fi technology.
WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS OF CANADA AWARDED cSTAR's CEO WITH INNOVATION AWARD
- Women Entrepreneurs of Canada (WEC) Honors Five Members who represent Canada's Top Women in Business, -- Wednesday , May 19, 2004,
Toronto, ON, May 19, 2004, Women Entrepreneurs of Canada, where Canada's smartest and savviest women entrepreneurs connect, presents five awards to members this evening in celebration of Women Entrepreneurs Day.
cSTAR INTRODUCED SOLUTIONS TO THE BIOTECHNOLOGY EQUIPMENT SECTOR
- BioSpace, News Releases, -- Wednesday , May 5, 2004
Biotech Firms Get Integrated Vending And Wireless To Manage Logistics.
BIOTECH FIRMS GET INTEGRATED VENDING AND WIRELESS TO MANAGE LOGISTICS
- TORONTO, Ontario - cStar Technologies Inc. -- Wednesday, May 5, 2004
cStar, a wireless data communication company, is proud to launch e-Dispense, a system that dispenses life science products like a vending machine.
cSTAR LAUNCHED ROUTE MANAGER PROFESSIONAL SOFTWARE SOLUTION
- TORONTO, Ontario - cStar Technologies Inc. -- Friday, January 2, 2004
cStar's Route Manager Professional solution helps vending operators to manage inventory & cash, automate process and increase operational efficiency
ONE DAY, YOUR CELL-PHONE COULD BE YOUR WALLET
- National Post, Canada's daily newspaper, -- Monday , May 5, 2003,
Solbyung (Stella) Yoon has seen the future of vending machine transactions, and it entails using a cellphone to buy a can of pop or a bag of chips rather than plumbing the depths of one's pockets for the necessary number of quarters". Article by David Menzies, photos credited to Yvonne Berg
COMING SOON: CELL VENDING
- Toronto Metro, Daily newspaper, -- Tuesday, April 22, 2003, page 23.
Imagine not requiring the use of money to buy a can of pop or a chocolate bar from a vending machine." Article by Sandy Garcia
VIRTUAL VENDING SALESMAN
- Canadian Vending & Office Coffee Service Magazine, -- April 2003,
Virtual vending entrepreneurs... are likely to be the driving force in steering the band-wagon of innovation and changes." Article by Stella Yoon
SUCCESS PALES 'IF YOU DON'T HAVE HAPPY FEELING'
- The Toronto Star, Canada's largest daily newspaper,-- Thursday, October 17, 2002,
"Workaholics need to delegate, set time aside for themselves and for family..."  Article by Michael B. David
cSTAR AIDS REMOTE DATA ACCESS
- It Focus on Manufacturing & Retail, Vol. 3, Issue 7, September 2002, page 9.
"Intelligent vending technology offers wider applications for linking difficult to network equipment" --- cStar's CEO Stella Yoon...
SMART HOMES GET OFF TO A RENEWED GOOD START
- Metering International, Metering Industries' leading publication, Issue 3, 2002
Metering International features cStar's wireless management solutions for AMR, HVAC, Lighting..., SMART Home...
CALLING ALL VENDING MACHINES
- Communications & Networking, September, 2002 Volume 5, Issue 9, page 15.
Communications & Networking Talks about cStar's wireless data communication solutions..., wireless vending, ATM, & Automatic Meter Reading...
THE SHAPE OF THINGS TO COME...
- VENDING TIMES, August 25 ~ September 24, 2002 Volume 42, No 10 Cover page.
Future direction of vending was the topic for cStar Technologies CEO Stella Yoon when she appeared on City TV's "Breakfast Television" program in Toronto ON, Canada. See the Cover page of Vending Times on Vol.42 to find more information.
cSTAR'S WIRELESS VENDING SOLUTIONS ON CITY TV
- "Breakfast Television" program, August 21, 2002
City TV's "Breakfast Television" program featured cStar's wireless vending solutions: August 21, 2002
VENDING THROUGH THE AGES
- The Toronto Star, Canada's largest daily newspaper,-- Monday, August 12, 2002
Stella Yoon, President & CEO of cStar Technologies Inc, says her company is out to modernize vending machines by wireless technology. Up-to-date marketing information is collected through transmitters in vending machines.  Article by Rachel Ross, photos credited to Rick Madonik
cSTAR EXTENDS WIRELESS VENDING APPLICATIONS
- M-Business News, -- April 30, 2002
cStar Technologies is rolling out a range of wireless vending solutions extending to new M-Commerce and other M2M applications. 
cSTAR's REAL-TIME CELL-PHONE AND CREDIT CARD ENABLED VENDING SOLUTION
- 3G WORLD CONGRESS 2002,  - 3G.co.uk -- April 22, 2002
cStar Technologies Inc. announces its complete range of wireless vending solutions extending to new M-Commerce and other M2M applications in CA World 2002 currently taking place in Florida between April 21 to the 25
BIG cSTAR IS WATCHING MONITORING SOLUTIONS FOR LARGE AND SMALL OPERATORS
- Canadian Vending & Office Coffee Service Magazine, September 2001, Page 6.
cStar's telemetry devices offers small and large operators wireless monitoring and affordable prices...
cSTAR LAUNCHES 'ROUTE MANAGER' SOFTWARE TO OFFER DRIVERS REMOTE MACHINE DISPLAY
- VENDING TIMES August 25 ~ September 24, 2001 Volume 41, No 10. page 12
cStar's Route Manager software package allows route drivers to collect and display information from vending machines fitted with cStar "SkyGate" devices...
COMPUTER ASSOCIATES AND cSTAR TRANSFORM VENDING INDUSTRY THROUGH OPTIMAL VENDING SOLUTION 
- NAMA Expo, LAS VEGAS, March 29, 2001
The Highly-Scalable Solution is expected to streamline operations, while dramatically reducing operating costs and downtime...
cSTAR'S COST-EFFECTIVE, EXTREMELY FAST & SECURE SMART VENDING SOLUTION
- VENDING TIMES December 25 - January 24, 2001, Volume 40, No 14, page 8 & 34
cStar Launches Vender Telemetry System With Office/Van Polling.
CANADIAN BUSINESS TALKS ABOUT cSTAR'S SOLUTIONS AND CHEERLEADER CEEO
- Canadian Business December 11, 2000 Volume 73 ISSUE 23 page 28
cStar is leading "Internet wave III" by linking non-tech devices to the Net via wireless WANs, LANs, Phone lines & PLC...
TECHNOLOGY EXTENDS REMOTE NETWORK CONNECTIVITY AND INTELLIGENCE TO A PLETHORA OF REMOTE APPLIANCES
- Computing Canada, Volume 26, May 26, 2000, Page 25
cStar and CA' Solutions......., Mobile ebusiness will endow a plethora of devices with network connected intelligence.
ONLINE MANAGEMENT BECOMES THE REAL THING
- Computer Dealer News, Volume 15, Issue 32, August 27, 1999 Page 9,
cStar's contribution to this system is the wireless transmission equipment, which interfaces with CA-UniCenter TNG via American Mobile's wireless network
CA CHOSE cSTAR AS ITS DEVELOPMENT & MARKETING PARTNER TO DELIVER THE UNICENTER TNG OPTIMAL VENDING SOLUTION
- New Straits Times Press (Malaysia) April 24, 2000
...... But it was Toronto, Canada-based cStar Technologies Inc president and chief executive Solbyung (Stella) Yoon who stole the show, spurning the podium for a walkabout show-and-tell of how non-IT devices can be brought into the IT world.
cSTAR AND COMPUTER ASSOCIATES DISPENSE NEW REVENUE OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE VENDING MACHINE INDUSTRY WITH UNICENTER TNG OPTIMAL VENDING SOLUTION
- CA World, New Orleans, April 11, 2000
CA and cStar Partner to Deliver Increased Customer Service Levels and Reduced Operational Costs With Remote eBusiness Management Application
cSTAR, COMPUTER ASSOCIATES AND PARTNERS ANNOUNCE REAL WORLD MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS FOR MOBILE eBUSINESS PLATFORMS
- CA World, New Orleans, April 11, 2000
Solutions Leverage CA's Unicenter TNG To Enable End-To-End Management of Total eBusiness Value Chain.
A LITTLE BIT ABOUT cSTAR & ITS CHEERLEADER STELLA YOON
- The Alumni Magazine of the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, www.mgmt.utoronto.ca, Spring/Summer 2000
Leadership means managing in chaotic circumstances and being able to turn such situation into opportunities
cSTAR'S SOLUTIONS ON ELECTRONIC NEWSPAPER (KOREA)
- The Electronics Newspaper, a major technology newspaper in the Republic of Korea.
Thursday, April 13, 2000 (New Orleans)
cStar's solution can read any data including temperature change, inventory, and sales figures in vending machines and transmit the data real time and on line...