Your POS Recap: Who Made Headlines in August?

By Christina Volpe, Associate Editor | August 31, 2010

Hospitality Technology offers this recap of the latest point of sale (POS) technology releases and restaurant installations from August.

The enterprise-based SOA technology will be rolled out to 37 Carl's Jr. locations by the end of 2010, while SIP Coffee House went live with the solution on July 11.

Dairy Queen Endorses Vendor Safe for PCI Compliance

Dairy Queen Corp. has selected Vendor Safe Technologies as an endorsed and preferred provider of Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard compliance solutions to its network of 5,000+ North American locations.

Get Ready. V2.0 of PCI DSS & PA-DSS to Come in October
Although the new versions will not introduce any new major requirements, they will include a number of key updates and clarifications.

Restaurants Opt for Cash-Only Policy, but Risk Guest Backlash
To avoid paying credit-card fees, some restaurants are taking plastic off of the menu. But can this strategy backfire? The New York Post's Selim Algar reports on this growing trend.

POS Aids The Counter Staff in Mgmt of 312,120+ Burger Combos
The Counter Custom Built Burgers is leveraging Micros POS solutions to facilitate franchise growth and efficiently aid employees in the order taking of more than 312,120 burger combinations.

Dairy Queen Approves Use of Panasonic POS Workstation
The current approval applies to any DQ establishment that is replacing its existing POS workstations, as well as stores with older contracts that do not restrict the POS system.

McDonald's Cooks up New Cashless Payment System for 1,300 Locations
A deal between McDonald's and IBM will deliver a new cashless payment solution for 1,300 owned and franchised restaurants across the UK and Ireland.

Buffalo Wings & Rings Takes Flight with Aid of POS, Kitchen Tech
The 50-unit Cincinnati-based franchisee has selected a number of kitchen management and point of sale technology solutions from Micros to expand operations and better serve customers.

The HyperSafe Secure EFTSec Server 2.0 point-to-point payment data encryption system encrypts cardholder data during transaction processing, starting at the payment terminal and ending at a trusted point where the data is decrypted.

POS Interface Module Offers One-Click Access for Payroll Processing

The Payroll City Interface Module automatically gathers all of the pertinent information that is stored in each client's timekeeping system, encrypts it for security and submits the data to Payroll City for processing.

PCT Screen Tops List of Logic Controls' SB-9090 POS Hardware Features
The SB-9090 offers projected capacitive touch screen technology, simple hardware connectivity, an exchangeable hard drive, hidden cable compartment, an adjustable base, and customer display.

MegaPath Lends Voice to PCI Security Standards Council
As a participating organization, MegaPath will now have access to the latest payment card security standards from the Council and be able to provide feedback on the standards.

APG's Latest Cash Drawer Caddy Features Monitor Arm
The arm allows for economical and versatile configurations of LCD displays while cleaning up work space cabling and creating greater productivity.

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