All branded cards can be used, allows merchants to track preferences, purchase history and provide more relevant promotional offers
Lee Holman, lead retail analyst for IHL Group shares with HT his predictions for POS trends that will continue to have an impact on the foodservice industry over the coming year. Holman and IHL Group identify workforce, environment among top POS concerns for restaurant operators.
90 percent respond that PCI compliance is very important, however few putting words into action
Certification expands market reach of Teledex to wider segment of hospitality industry
790 electronic lock integrates with Kaba Ilco front desk, lodging access solutions; product debuts at Asian American Hotel Owners Association national convention
Spacenet to upgrade existing network to SkyEdge VSAT platform; provides faster speeds, expanded functionality and network availability
Firm adds Network Change and Configuration Management, Service Catalog Solutions Center to IT Management Solutions Center
Smartcard technology gives IT managers ability to control employee access to facilities, network access, on-site cashless transactions
Webgate version 40 includes controls for more than 100 applications and protocols
The Bluetooth Special Interest Group wants Bluetooth operating over high-bandwidth 802.11 WiFi by 2009. That means fast Internet connections and high powered downloads. Sounds like just the type of cutting-edge tech that you'd be proud to put in the hands of your guests. But as telecom analyst Teresa Cottam discovered during her investigation, the hospitality industry should carefully consider its entry into this market.