In this annual study, HT reveals the latest technology trends that are having an impact in the food service industry. The report covers a comprehensive range of topics including: budgets and business drivers; technology integration into overall business strategy; POS; payment security and more. The survey's findings show how technology is critical to restaurant operations and how its importance will shape the industry as a whole.
HT's Editorial Advisory Board, comprised of hospitality executives from a variety of industry segments, offers insights into what challenges and opportunities are emerging in technology for 2012.
A recent report stating that Google Wallet's digital security system can be breached with an app that reveals PINs has stirred up concerns about the technology's overall security.
Krispy Kreme franchises enjoy reduced expenses and improved efficiency with a new cloud-based POS.
The hospitality industry's most-wanted technologies in 2012 are those that provide mobile capabilities, cloud-based apps, and/or security solutions.With more companies than ever before willing to invest in these latest innovations, the vendor community is challenged to produce viable and affordable solutions.
From expanding bandwidth to RFID locks, hotels scramble to meet consumer expectations for in-room innovation. To that end, here are five of the hottest guestroom trends to watch for in 2012.
The latest tap monitoring and mobile payment options help restaurants reduce loss at the tap, and can actually improve customer relationships. But, one question may be on the minds of guests and workers alike,"Will the new technology interfere with the restaurant's atmosphere?"
MasterCard has announced its forward-looking plan to enable the latest capabilities in electronic payments and security.
OnSSI will unveil a development in video delivery with a new multi-site platform.
Experian Data Breach Resolution and Ponemon Institute survey IT professionals on the aftermath of data breaches.