Shipments of NFC-ready POS terminals reached 9.5 million in 2014.
Many hotel operators are equipping staff with mobile devices, allowing them to perform duties from anywhere on the property. Whether it's smartphones or tablets, company-owned or BYOD, many operations are being performed on the go. From mobile work orders to on-the-fly guest satisfaction, hotels share details about how they’re using mobile to boost operations.
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Gourmet quick service café speeds service, improves access to data and streamlines operations with Leaf, a tablet-based point of sale.
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.
Gemalto reveals that data breaches increased to 1 billion data records compromised, with cybercriminals targeting identity theft as top breach category.
Acquisition expands customer categories and accelerates roll-out of new on-demand services.
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