Interel connectBsmart Bluetooth Beacons takes home top honors; Revinate and IDeaS products earn runner-up titles in the 2015 TechOvation Awards from HTNG.
Starting from a single location in 1956, Jersey Mike's Franchise Systems now boasts 1,300+ locations nationwide and has been named a top fast-growing chain by several industry sources. The fast casual sandwich chain fosters growth with a blend of proprietary technology, well-defined vendor expectations, and forward-thinking strategies. CIO Scott Scherer says that staying nimble by bringing the majority of systems in-house has positioned Jersey Mike's for its growth, and helps drive success for franchisees.
EMV, NFC and mobile ordering options round out the top headlines in POS.
Creating Revolutions and Narian Technologies team to release Touch & Discover platform that helps to increase table turns.
Shipments of NFC-ready POS terminals reached 9.5 million in 2014.
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The growth of online ordering in the restaurant industry has been explosive as more and more operators are offering the option in order to remain competitive and meet the needs of today's tech savvy customers. Now online ordering is going mobile and growing at an even faster rate. From responsive websites to mobile apps, mobile ordering helps restaurants increase the bottom line and offer more convenience to customers.
A new year means a time to identify new goals. Investigating the areas of most interest in hospitality reveals that focus on payments is reaching a fever-pitch, with the emergence of more mobile payment options. Also trending up is location-based technology but the one common denominator is mobility.
HT's editorial advisory board puts a frame around the buzz-worthy technology making waves in their hotels and restaurants and offers their picks for most-promising technology.
With EMV chip migration on track, U.S. payments industry looks ahead to mobile, eCommmerce and tokenization at Smart Card Alliance 2015 Payments Summit.