-- App features first-of-its-kind voice-activated mobile payment
OAKVILLE, ON, June 19, 2014 /CNW/ - Tim Hortons today announced the
launch of the TimmyMe™ App for Windows 8 devices. Unique to the TimmyMe
App on Windows 8 phones is the addition of voice recognition software,
which allows users to launch the mobile barcode payment screen on their
TimmyMe App simply by saying, "TimmyMe Pay." With the adaptation of the
TimmyMe App for the Windows platform, Tim Hortons guests now have the
option to scan-to-pay for their in-restaurant purchases on all four
major mobile platforms, including BlackBerry10, iOS, Android.
Offering a seamless experience across all devices running the Windows 8
system, including notebooks, tablets, and PCs and Windows Phones, the
TimmyMe App is packed with features that allow users the convenience of
loading and topping-up Tim Cards, finding the nearest Tim Hortons
restaurant, and viewing nutritional information on Tim Hortons
products. The new voice activation feature makes mobile payment a
breeze for Windows users in Tim Hortons restaurants across Canada and
"At Tim Hortons, we remain committed to introducing new technology and
services that offer our guests the best possible experience, each and
every time they visit our restaurants," said David Clanachan, Chief
Operating Officer, Tim Hortons. "We want all our guests to be able to
enjoy the TimmyMe App, no matter what device they have, and by making
our App is Windows 8 compatible, we can do just that."
Tim Hortons offers mobile barcode payments in restaurants across North
American as part of an ongoing commitment to providing guests with
faster, more convenient service. The company is leveraging technology
to continually enhance the guest experience and achieve operational
excellence, both online and in its restaurants.
Guests are encouraged to download the TimmyMe App on their Windows
device and load their prepaid Tim Card to enable the voice-activated
barcode payment technology. The TimmyMe App for Microsoft Windows is
now available in the Windows Store for both Windows tablets and notebooks and Windows Phones.
For more information about Tim Hortons mobile payment options, please
visit TimHortons.com/MobilePay in Canada and TimHortons.com/USMobilePay in the United States.
About Tim Hortons Inc.
Tim Hortons is one of the largest publicly-traded restaurant chains
in North America based on market capitalization, and the largest
in Canada. Operating in the quick service segment of the restaurant
industry, Tim Hortons appeals to a broad range of consumer tastes, with
a menu that includes premium coffee, hot and cold specialty drinks
(including lattes, cappuccinos and espresso shots), specialty teas and
fruit smoothies, fresh baked goods, grilled Panini and classic
sandwiches, wraps, soups, prepared foods and other food products. As
of March 30, 2014, Tim Hortons had 4,524 systemwide restaurants,
including 3,610 in Canada, 870 in the United States and 44 in the Gulf
Cooperation Council. More information about the Company is available
SOURCE Tim Hortons
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