A History Of Innovation
Luxtronix began as Kern Electronics Inc.,
founded in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada in 1985.
Solutions developed include life-safety systems, network protocol converters, drive-thru service-enhancement systems and in 2004, the pioneering of
sunlight viewable outdoor LCD monitors in North America.
Major clients included Seimens, Panasonic, PAR Microsystems, McDonald’s Restaurants (worldwide), Tim Hortons, Petro-Canada and many others.
To this day, we have been honoured to serve some of the best brands and organizations in the world. We earned that business by providing the proper solution at the best price, backed by superior warranties and awesome support. We can do the same for you, guaranteed.
Patents & Awards
AutoBAG™ Order Accuracy System
The Autobag system achieved Global Approval for all McDonald’s Restaurants in 2004.
It virtually eliminated customer complaints in drive-thru by detecting missing items in customer orders. Autobag became mandatory operating equipment for McDonald's restaurants in some markets.
US Patent #6,115,695 | Canadian Patent #2,219,172
VIDIGraphic™ Video Drive-Thru System
Developed over 28 years ago for McDonald’s Restaurants, the VIDIGraphic(TM) System was one of the first customer order displays available for drive-thru and the first to incorporate live 2-way video. The system was patented in Canada, and recently redeveloped in full-digital.
Canadian Patent #2,044,567
2007 Innovation Excellence Award
Luxtronix pioneered the development of large super-bright LCDs in Canada in 2004. Recognized by the National Research Council of Canada in 2007.
National Research Council of Canada
“E-Sign” Self-Printing Sign System
A unique concept of a self-printing “near-digital” sign. Simply a sign structure with a built-in wide-format ink jet printer and spooling/display system. Patents awarded in Canada and the USA
U.S. Patent #6,252,575 | Canadian Patent #2,260,605