At the operating system level in 2001, Microsoft dominated the POS
Terminal shipments with 69% of the market with Windows NT/2000/XP(46%) and Windows 9x/CE (23%).
Using both methods has a major effect on transaction volume: Those who use both PIN and signature debit account for 75 percent of all debit POS
At the heart of the Mobile POS
is a standard BEETLE POS
system unit, so performance and reliability are assured, and TCO is extremely attractive.
Many retail POS
solutions face multiple security exposures in today's wireless world.
Shipments of Linux-based POS
units increased 34 percent year to year but still represent only 6 percent of the overall market.
The Asia/Pacific market for PC-based POS
systems is quite a bit different than the other parts of the world," adds Buzek.
systems are critical to the retail business infrastructure and facilitating business processes and retail efficiencies, including real-time product tracking, payment and profiling.
The final component of this integrated solution is the Virtual POS
(VPOS) offering from Merchant Partners, which allows retailers to process real-time credit card transactions using an existing computer with an Internet connection.
While there is much to be said for being an early participant in the development of products and that this may well prove to be a foot in the door to IP POS
market share as the market matures, there will undoubtedly be losers as well as winners.
An ACR client for more than a decade, Rouse's Supermarkets considered all of its options when shopping for this latest upgrade to in-store POS
OfficeMax conducted a rigorous selection process that involved every major POS
hardware vendor, and we selected Wincor Nixdorf based on the quality of the BEETLE systems and Wincor's ability to deliver a total solution that included third-party peripherals and nationwide implementation services," said Robert Bailey, CIO of OfficeMax.
Once the retail locations are equipped with DSL lines and the Netopia router, Netopia's netOctopus POS
Manager can configure the Netopia routers and install firewalls and VPNs from a single location, in just minutes.
Tech Data's POS
/Data Capture SBU offers product training, leasing programs, logistics management and other support services that allow resellers to meet the POS
and Data Capture demands of a range of vertical markets including retail, pharmaceuticals, foodservices, office automation and warehousing.
systems and Microsoft Windows(R) XP Embedded
Those rules generally require that point-of-sale (POS
) transactions conducted with cards branded with NYCE and STAR at similarly branded POS
terminals, be routed to Concord's STAR-branded network, even if the card issuer has designated that the transaction be routed to the NYCE network.