Escher Group Holdings Public Limited Company (Escher) is a United Kingdom-based company. The Company is a provider of outsourced, point of sale software to the postal industry. Its core software, Riposte, provides a solution for postal authorities which are seeking to counteract a decrease in traditional mail volumes by widening their service offering. It operates in two principal operating divisions: Retail Software Division which provides customers with point of sale products and services, and Message Based Communications Division is focused on the development of RiposteTrEx and will sell the software once it is rolled out. As of December 31, 2010, its Riposte was in use in 30 countries and territories worldwide and licensed for over 150,000 workstations. The Company�s customers are national postal authorities including An Post in Ireland, Austria Post, Deutsche Post, Norway�s Posten and SAPO in South Africa.