In addition to the launch of the Starbucks for Android app, the company will also roll out mobile payment capabilities to 1,000 Safeway locations, extending its mobile payment reach to 9,000 stores.
Which operators are investing in mobile and online ordering? What are the latest iPad POS innovations? HT May POS recap reveals the answers to these questions and more.
Will Apple's updates for the iOS5, and the new features that will be offered by iCloud, make it the preferred mobile platform for business?
Travelers through the John F. Kennedy International Airport's Delta Terminal 3 can leverage the B4YouBoard app to order meals for delivery at gate.
The 66-property hotel management company leverages web-based software to give team members access to sales, accounts, leads, and group bookings remotely from any web browser or mobile device.
The enhanced Execuvue system, which delivers fully interactive BI reports for the iPhone and the iPad, is currently being used by Concord Hospitality to reduce labor costs across its 72 hotels.
Subway and Jamba Juice are among those with plans to test an application that utilizes NFC to enable customers to pay for purchases by tapping their phones on any PayPass-enabled terminal at checkout.
Hospitality Technology recaps 10 of the biggest technology announcements from the 2011 National Restaurant Association show, including: mobile point-of-sale applications that leverage the iPad, online learning modules, and a guest-facing application that combines features from Foursquare, Citysearch and more.
New mobile offerings include mymenu, mobile payments with Tabbedout, an iPad ordering app, mobile mymicros.net, Mobile iCard, and NFC pay-at-the-table with VeriFone PAYware Mobile.
Pizza Hut releases Android and iPad mobile ordering applications, plus an updated version of its iPhone app.