EPoS (Electronic Point of Sale) Technology News

EPOS or Electronic Point of Sale software is found in the majority of retail businesses. An EPOS system generally consists of a VDU (Visual Display Unit) and a PC and the system may also include additional equipment such as a scanner or a printer, depending on the requirements of the business. A traditional EPoS system is where the software is deployed locally on the till hardware and is generally found at the 'checkout' of a business, but can be linked to other terminals in the 'back' of the business and can even be linked to the business' website. 

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Contactless POS terminal retail transactions to approach $500 billion by 2017, driven by card purchases

Contactless POS terminal retail transactions to approach $500 billion by 2017, driven by card purchases

A new study from Juniper Research has found that the global value of contactless POS (point of sale) terminal transactions, conducted in-store via cards, mobile and wearables, will approach $500 billion annually by 2017; this is up from an estimated $321 billion this year.

Scottish EPoS firm transforms customer experience at Edinburgh Fringe

Scottish EPoS firm transforms customer experience at Edinburgh Fringe

Intelligent Point of Sale, the young Scottish start-up that developed the UK's first cloud-based, iPad electronic point of sale (EPOS) app, expects to see more than £4m and 750,000 transactions handled through its software at this year's Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Ergonomic Solutions provides a quick turnaround for technology integration as Munich Airport opens new satellite terminal

Ergonomic Solutions provides a quick turnaround for technology integration as Munich Airport opens new satellite terminal

The opening of a new terminal or satellite at any airport is a huge undertaking. Currently, the final touches are being put to a new facility at Munich Airport. Once opened, the new satellite will increase capacity for Lufthansa and its' Star Alliance partners at Terminal 2 of Germany's second largest airport which handled almost 9 million passengers in the first three months of 2016, alone.

Intelligent Point of Sale launches intelligentpos Version 4.0 to compete with major EPOS solution providers

Intelligent Point of Sale launches intelligentpos Version 4.0 to compete with major EPOS solution providers

Intelligent Point of Sale, the young Scottish start-up that developed the UK's first cloud-based, iPad electronic point of sale (EPOS) application, claims now to be set to challenge the world's major EPOS players.

BCP's Accord Momentum transforms operations at Ozmen International

BCP's Accord Momentum transforms operations at Ozmen International

The latest retail management software from software specialist BCP (Business Computer Projects Ltd) has transformed operations at food retailer, Ozmen International Food Centre in Sheffield, delivering all the benefits of a fully integrated retail solution based on the latest technologies.

Ergonomic Solutions celebrates 20 years of operations and growth

Ergonomic Solutions celebrates 20 years of operations and growth

Ergonomic Solutions the designer and supplier of technology mounting, mobility and security solutions, this week celebrates 20 years of operations.

Epson introduces its TM-T88VI receipt printer

Epson introduces its TM-T88VI receipt printer

Epson has announced the TM-T88VI, a state-of-the-art new receipt printer designed to work with both traditional PC-based POS systems and increasingly popular web and mobile setups.

ScanSource POS and Barcode hosts 2016 Partner Conference in Malta

ScanSource POS and Barcode hosts 2016 Partner Conference in Malta

ScanSource POS and Barcode, the global provider of automatic identification and data capture (AIDC) and point-of-sale (POS) solutions, hosted its 2016 ScanSource Partner Conference in Malta in early June.

Expanding department store group T J Hughes switches to Futura

Expanding department store group T J Hughes switches to Futura

Expanding discount department store group T J Hughes, which specialises in premium brands and quality products at low prices, has replaced its legacy retail systems with the popular Futura EPOS and retail management solution to modernise systems and optimise performance as the group expands.

The French-style fast-food chain Brioche Dorée has turned to Aures’ technology and expertise to migrate its entire point-of-sale IT assets.

The French-style fast-food chain Brioche Dorée has turned to Aures’ technology and expertise to migrate its entire point-of-sale IT assets.

Brioche Dorée, a leader in French-style fast-food, has chosen Aures' Yuno point-of-sale terminals with a TCPOS software platform to completely overhaul its EPOS management and payment-receipt technology.

By linking the EPOS system to the business' website, customers are provided with real-time information regarding stock, through the use of automatic stock control. Links to other terminals within the shop results in greater control over the business as a whole. Extended retail EPoS software facilities include instant messaging direct to point of sale, time and attendance management, a central document sharing facility, and cash/safe management. .Cloud based EPOS means retailers access it via the internet giving retailers real time access.