New Features: Pre-Registration and Returning Visitor Check-In

A few weeks ago, we launched The Receptionist for iPad version 3.0. (Missed the announcement? Check it out here). But today is the BIG announcement! Today, we’re rolling out two huge new features to make your visitors’ check-in even more efficient: pre-registration of upcoming visitors and fast-track check-in for returning visitors. To update your app, go to the Apple App …

The Receptionist for iPad Version 3.0: More Customizable Than Ever!

While you were hopefully enjoying a relaxing summer vacation on a tropical isle, the Engineering team at The Receptionist was hard at work making your office check-in process even more awesome. Version 3.0 includes many more button options so that you can create an even more highly customized check-in process for your visitors. Read on for more details, along with …

Featured Business: Martensen IP

Intellectual property (IP) law firm Martensen IP more than understands the importance of privacy. Their services focus on identifying and securing the rights that make companies competitive—patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets. Located in Colorado Springs, CO, Martensen IP serves emerging growth companies throughout the Front Range and on a national scale. They identify what IP assets make their clients …

Feature Update: Portrait and Landscape Views Now Available

We’ve had numerous customers ask, “Why can’t I use The iPad Receptionist in portrait view?” Until now, we’ve had to say that the app was only available in landscape. Well, those days are gone! Now you can use The iPad Receptionist in either portrait or landscape view! Using The iPad Receptionist in portrait view requires an upgrade to the latest …

Announcing the IPR Beta Program!

We have a vision to develop a visitor management application that has unprecedented flexibility in workflow and visual design — that solves problems businesses didn’t even know they had. We created the IPR Beta Program because we think getting user feedback early and often is the best thing we can do to help us achieve our vision. If you’re interested …

New Features: More Visitor Contact Fields and Multiple NDAs

Ready to start collecting visitor emails and phone numbers when they check in at your office? We thought so. How about managing multiple NDAs for different visitor types? We got you covered there as well. Take a look at the latest features for your iPad Receptionist. Our team is building the best visitor management software around. No matter what subscription level …

Happy 2015!

Happy New Year from your friends at The iPad Receptionist! Thank you for making this year our best year yet! It’s because of you that we get excited to take the iPad Receptionist to the next level and continue to grow. We truly appreciate all your support and are looking forward to even more exciting upgrades to the app in 2015! …

5 Big Trends that Will Dominate Office Designs in 2014

These days a company’s office space is a direct reflection of the company’s identity and brand.  When you walk into a cool office space it should feel like an experience in interacting with that brand.  Typically reserved for ad agencies and mega brands with entire campuses,  modern office trends are showing up across all industries. Whether it’s designing a new …

App Update: New Features! Time To Update Your iPad Receptionist App – v 1.7.1

It’s that time again! We’ve added new features to the iPad Receptionist and are ready for you to update your app in the app store. Here’s what you’ll find in the latest version: NDA Upload and Display   You’ll now be able to upload a non-disclosure agreement to your check in process! To add, simply go to the General Settings …

SXSW Wrap Up

Whew! SXSW was one fun-packed whirlwind of a week! We ate tons of BBQ, saw old and new friends, listened to great music, and got to experience some of the latest innovations in the tech industry. The SXSW Trade Show opened up on Sunday where we could be found in the Startup Corner exhibit section featuring our iPad Receptionist. When …

SXSW Startup Corner Shoutout

SXSW 2014 has officially begun! We’re busy packing, shipping, and preparing ourselves for the big weekend ahead and it’s finally sunk in that we’ll be leaving for Austin within 24 hours. The booth is planned and all displays are ready, now it’s time for haircuts and suitcases. With all the excitement buzzing around this year’s Trade Show, we’re lucky to …

New Feature: Visitor Badge Printing!

Need to easily identify who’s visiting your office? Custom visitor badge printing is now available for The iPad Receptionist! From the visitor name to who their visiting, along with date and time, you can fully customize your badges complete with your company’s logo. Once a visitor checks in, you can set the printer to automatically print their personal visitor badge, creating …

The iPad Receptionist @ SXSW 2014

The countdown continues! SXSW Interactive Conference begins in just 8 days! Our office is busy preparing for the week and couldn’t be more excited to meet our current (and future!) iPad Receptionist users. The Interactive Festival begins on the 7th but we’ll be setting up home base at our booth for the SXSW Trade Show beginning March 9th – 12th. …

How To: Make Contacts Appear Under Two or More Buttons

Sometimes you’ll want to have a contact appear under two buttons. For example, let’s say you have a Company Directory button and well as an HR button and your awesome HR manager, Jessica Marshall, needs to appear under both. Because Jessica is one of few who needs to be presented under HR, go ahead and assign her to that button. As soon …

iPad Receptionist Macworld Review

by Jeffery Battersby      Dec 10, 2013 7:00 AM Los Trigos’ iPad Receptionist app works on a simple principle: Most businesses, even larger businesses, no longer employ fulltime receptionists to sit at the front desk waiting for someone to walk into the office. Whether you work in small, shared, collaborative workspaces, a mid-sized business, or even a larger enterprises it’s quite …

Press Release: Armor Active Launches "Receptionist in a Box" iPad Kiosk with iPad Receptionist

As “business in a box” iPad kiosk solutions rapidly change the way businesses operate, ArmorActive leads the movement with TextUs.Biz to provide the “Receptionist in a Box.” This combined solution offers all the components necessary to “staff” a front desk, in one simple package. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 With the significant expansion of the mobile application …

Featured Business: LevelUp iPad Receptionist

Are you a startup company? We’re a startup too so we totally understand the need to have the coolest, most modern space to work in. What’s cooler than having a virtual iPad Receptionist waiting to greet your visitors? SMS and email notifications? A better way to keep track of office deliveries? A sleek and sexy user interface? Well, how about all of …

Press Release: TextUs.Biz Unveils ‘Receptionist in a Box’

BOULDER, Colo., Sept. 23, 2013 — In this post-recession economy companies are forced to maximize value from their full-time employees. One position that is increasingly difficult to justify is the receptionist. Many companies simply cannot afford one and others simply choose to go without. Faced with empty front desks to greet visitors, busy staffers get tasked with figuring out how to connect …

Press: The Denver Post – "Apps help old-school operations go new-school"

By Staff, The Denver Post  –  08/05/2013 08:01:57 AM MDT Business owners can send and receive text messages with their old-school landline number using software from a Boulder startup.TextUs.Biz bills its app as the only one to essentially turn a landline into a cellphone with text capabilities. Messages are sent and received via a tablet or computer. The subscription-based service starts …

New Features: iPad Receptionist Image & Signature Capture

As a startup, one thing we know we need to do to be successful is to listen to our early customers.  We’ve received a ton of great support and feedback and have some exciting new features to announce for iPad Receptionist! First we’ve added the ability to enable the iPad’s front facing camera to take a photo of your visitor. …

Are you suffering from PND syndrome?

Does your desk happen to be the one nearest the main door to your office?  You know, that awkward location where every visitor looks to you as the office receptionist? You’ve seen it a thousand times: the visitor hesitantly turns to you hoping that you’ll point them in the right direction. Do you sometimes pretend to be in the middle …