Supercharging POS

By  Alana Okun — July 27, 2006

 

 

 

Point-of-sale (POS) applications built on flexible, open platforms are becoming critical investments for retailers. Retailers have moved beyond the view of the traditional POS as a cash register to a POS that is a central element of the stores IT system, says Greg Buzek, president, IHL Consulting in The Consumer-Driven Store: Store Systems Study 2006. Realizing that the latest applications provide more effective, reliable integration and real-time connectivity, retailers are beginning to invest in new systems.

 

Fingerprint Recognition

 

NCRs biometric-enabled POS systems allow retailers to use the Pay By Touch authentication and payment service. Retailers using NCRs Advanced Checkout Solution (ACS) POS software and the WinEPS solution from MTXEPS can readily implement the Pay By Touch services. ACS also s Mobile Retail Manager, which provides store managers with interactive access to back-office applications via wireless handheld terminals.

 

Real-Time Insight

 

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