HBI Releases Centara 6

This is another major release of Centara, with many enhancements to large components, such as moving the loyalty module into .NET and cloud-enabling Centara’s loyalty system.

The loyalty module consists of; gift cards, in-store credit, coupons and loyalty points.

The new version also comes with added hospitality features and handheld solutions for Windows tablets, enabling easy table reservation and a smooth customer service.

In addition to standard reporting, Centara 6 is equipped with OData connections making easy reporting available in Excel, Power BI and more.

New Distributor


Vidar Vidarsson former CEO of the computer company EJS in Iceland (distributor for dell computers) and later business consultant for Landsbankinn (National bank of Iceland) has signed a distributor agreement with HB International Ltd., distributing and servicing Centara in the Swahili speaking countries of East Africa (Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi). Vidar is now preparing necessary country specifics and signing up new business partners in the area.

In previous years, Vidar has been very active in East Africa introducing and launching the Creditinfo solution successfully in Tanzania. Vidar and his wife Anna Elísabet Ólafsdóttir run a farm in Tanzania and also provide various support for the local inhabitants with water supply and other developmental aid.


HBI Releases Centara 2.5.10


HBI released version 2.5.10 of Centara on April 4th 2016.

This is a major release of Centara, including changes in Centara Server, Centara Workstation and major component migrations to .NET.streaming film Transformers: The Last Knightdownload full film xXx: Return of Xander Cage

Hospitality features have been migrated to .NET including the table editor. Tables can be viewed, edited, resized, rotated, joined and split from the table editor.
The table overview is accessible during logon so operators can logon directly to a particular table.

Item and customer search have been completely reworked in this release and are now an integral piece of the Centara Workstation workspace.



In the spring of 2016, HBI hired Halldór Kr. Jónsson as sales manager for Iceland along with Hrólfur Gestsson as a senior programmer. Both Halldór and Hrólfur are seasoned retail and ERP specialists with many years of experience.