Cardfree has been granted a patent that includes an integrated reservation, payment pre-authorization and management system that can be tied to a merchant's point of sale.
FoodTec Solutions launches DeliveryIQ mobile app for consumers and Restaurants.
HT unveils the 2014 Industry Outlook, an annual check-in with our Advisory Board on the top tech and trends impacting their hotels and restaurants, right now. The Board answers HT's questions about technology that's got potential, and technology that's falling flat. Plus they share details on the projects topping their own to-do lists.
HT profiles the latest in hardware and software solutions from vendors serving both foodservice and lodging companies. Download the 2014 New Tech Showcase for more information on these innovative solutions which include: the latest in mobile POS and app technology; new customer service and loyalty platforms; cloud-based solutions for point of sale, property management and distribution; plus business intelligence and analytics applications.
Revel Systems expands its enterprise offerings as the chosen POS solution for national pizza chain.
iPad POS providers makes accepting Bitcoin even easier.
The latest capabilities of online ordering systems take the POS to a new level of functionality and profitability. Offering online ordering has become expected by modern consumers and options for doing so run the gamut from proprietary sites to third-party portals. Here HT examines the benefits and pitfalls of both.
Restaurants have traditionally prioritized operations and service over technology investments. Now, two major trends — mobile and cloud — have opened up synergies that are encouraging restaurants to embrace technology across front- and back-of-house environments. In this Q&A, HT speaks to Larry Abramson, CEO of Red Book Connect about this disruptive innovation, and the capabilities now available via an open-systems architecture and mobile tools.
The director of marketing for MAD Greens reveals why 2014 just might be the year of the restaurant app.
Attendees at the recent Smart Card Alliance 2014 Payments Summit, while agreeing that EMV Chip payments are the best option, still are uncertain of best practices for implementation.