The point-of-sale is perpetually evolving in order to keep up with customers' increasing demands for speed, efficiency and top-notch service. Covering tableside applications, cloud-based solutions, iPad software, online ordering and more, this annual supplement showcases the latest software and hardware solutions that will revolutionize the point-of-sale.
As hospitality industry operators collect information from an increasing number of touch points, the Federal Trade Commission is calling on companies to self-regulate use of customer data in order to protect privacy.
This past April, Hospitality Technology magazine announced the winners of the 2012 Hotel Visionary Awards at the Hotel Technology Forum. Four forward-thinking hotels were awarded the honor in two categories: Infrastructure Innovator and Guest-Facing Innovator. This year's honorees are Flamingo Las Vegas, Gaylord Entertainment, Hilton Worldwide and La Quinta Inns & Suites. The executives behind the technology initiatives share the award-winning hotels' stories.
The hospitality industry as a whole should embrace the benefits of cloud technologies as services ranging from human resources to business intelligence all have cloud-based options.
AmericInn has designated Merchant Link as its solution for payment and data security.
Hospitality Technology magazine takes a look back at the top point of sale stories from May. Executives at MURTEC discuss moving the POS to the cloud, the PCI Council releases a tip sheet for tablet POS, HTNG sets specs to standardize interfaces between the POS and PMS, and much more.
Mobile surveillance application from mobiDEOS frees director of surveillance operations to monitor business activity from any location accounts
Restaurant owners see benefits in cloud-based services for the point-of-service, but raise concerns about security and operational efficiencies. During a recent roundtable at HT magazine's MURTEC, a group of operators discussed the merits and possible pitfalls of moving to the POS to the cloud.
New functionality leads to easier, faster and more secure payment transactions.
The PCI Security Standards Council has released a customized fact sheet offering tips for leveraging PCI Standards to securely accept mobile payments via smartphone or tablet.