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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Mobile transaction volume to recover from a COVID-driven decline of 8.7 billion in 2020, returning to pre-pandemic 2019 levels by 2022

Mobile transaction volume to recover from a COVID-driven decline of 8.7 billion in 2020, returning to pre-pandemic 2019 levels by 2022

A new study from Juniper Research has found that mobile ticketing transaction volume, including tickets purchased via contactless, in-app, and mobile messaging, will recover to pre-pandemic 2019 levels by 2022.

Openpay makes marquee signing with Fulham Football Club

Openpay makes marquee signing with Fulham Football Club

Openpay, the UK’s latest next-generation, interest-free payment solution, has announced Fulham Football Club as the latest addition to its merchant roster, with Fulham becoming the first football club to be supported by Openpay’s ‘Buy now. Pay smarter’ payment plans.

Card payments take flight in the Falkland Islands

Card payments take flight in the Falkland Islands

Launched as part of London Tech Week, Square, Mastercard and the Falkland Islands Government have announced a new partnership, Connecting the Falklands, solving one of the greatest challenges facing the Islands' small and medium-sized businesses – accepting card and digital payments.

Teledyne e2v’s new optical module ideal for scanning, embedded imaging and IoT applications

Teledyne e2v’s new optical module ideal for scanning, embedded imaging and IoT applications

Teledyne e2v, a Teledyne Technologies company and global developer of imaging solutions, has expanded its product portfolio with a 2 Megapixel compact module featuring a pre-focused, industrial-grade scanning optic. 

Planet partners with Checkfer to deliver digital and safe payments for consumers

Planet partners with Checkfer to deliver digital and safe payments for consumers

Payments company Planet supports the safe reopening of the Hospitality and Food & Beverage sector across the UK in partnership with Checkfer’s technology platform OrderPay.

OrderPay adds further expertise to senior team with appointment of Steve Callery

OrderPay adds further expertise to senior team with appointment of Steve Callery

OrderPay, the UK order at table app, has further bolstered its expert senior team with the appointment of Steve Callery as Chief Data Officer, heading up the company’s new data and insights department.

Computop and Eckoh partner to provide retailers with enhanced security for card-not-present payments

Computop and Eckoh partner to provide retailers with enhanced security for card-not-present payments

Computop, the global payment processor, and Eckoh (AIM: ECK), the global provider of Secure Payment products and Customer Contact solutions, are partnering to further augment payment security for card-not-present (CNP) payments. Through this relationship, retailers benefit from enhanced payment security across every channel, increasing customer satisfaction.

Central England Co-op launches self-scan till trial in effort to offer customers best shopping experience

Central England Co-op launches self-scan till trial in effort to offer customers best shopping experience

Customers at a Central England Co-op store can now make use of its first-ever self-scan tills as part of an exciting new trial.

Red-E-Pay from Anderson Zaks for secure, low cost, ‘one-device’ mobile payments

Red-E-Pay from Anderson Zaks for secure, low cost, ‘one-device’ mobile payments

Anderson Zaks, an independent Payment Service Provider and Payment Gateway has launched its card payment app, Red-E-Pay.

We cannot ignore the impact bad audio is having on our emotional wellbeing

We cannot ignore the impact bad audio is having on our emotional wellbeing

Events in 2020 have catalyzed the global workforce and remote working has fast become the norm, blurring the lines between home and work.

Research from EPOS has found that 95% of today’s workforce admit that their concentration and efficiency at work has suffered due to audio setbacks, resulting in an emotional impact for with 35% reporting feelings of frustration, irritation and annoyance due to bad audio.

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.

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