HT recalls point-of-sale headlines from January 2012. With the dawn of a fresh year, advancements in POS continue to drive the restaurant and hotel industry.
The integration Envysion's managed-video-as-a-service platform with Aloha Restaurant Guard allows restaurateurs to monitor cash handling and exception reports, identify trends and validate suspect transactions.
Seattles' Mad Pizza is using Ctuit RADAR's web-based interface to generate and analyze budget reports, and launch targeted promotions.
While at the National Retail Federation Annual Convention and Expo, Epson highlights the release of its software development kits for mobile printing apps. The technology is operable for handhelds such as iPad, iPod, iPhone and Android.
Canadian Five Guys Burgers & Fries customers can now take advantage of OLO Online Ordering. This international service has also been developed with MICROS and Chase Paymentech and will appear in 23 locations.
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POS continues to be one of the hottest innovation areas, with mobile and online ordering on the rise, and continued investment in digital signage. In its monthly POS recap, HT remembers the point-of-service headlines from December 2011.
Viableware has created Rail, a patened digital bill folder that lets guests pay-at-the-table. The technology aims to reduce theft and streamline the restaurant payment process.
Panasonic releases its modular Stingray Envo workstation, a POS solution which, according to the company, offers high-performance functionality.
Premier Hotels of the World announces a partnership with Availpro to develop an online distribution tool to its member hotels. The technology will also include cloud-based PMS and POS systems.