By Patrick Grueschow, VP of Marketing, Quorion
Like their printer counterparts, an all-in-one POS (point of sale) system combines multiple technologies and integrates them into one housing to maximize value plus convenience to the end user. When talking about an all-in-one POS system, I am referring to a system that will conveniently deliver everything a business needs to begin processing customers. While many manufacturers herald some of their products as all-in-one, they often fall short and in fact do involve additional purchases and hassles. So what exactly should an all-in-one POS system have?
- Built-In Touch Screen Display. Naturally, we have to begin with the center-piece of a POS system — the user interface. Touch screens accelerate transaction processing in both the retail and food service industry. With on screen menus and quick access buttons even novice users will quickly find their way, reducing training time. The touch screen should resist spills and grime as well as demonstrate a rugged design to withstand demanding and often rough usage over time.
- Built-In Customer Display. The customer insists to know what the clerk rings up, so that they may follow along. A built-in customer display addresses this need. Furthermore, it can serve as an advertising platform, where stores can run marketing messages and promotions, thereby potentially enhancing sales.
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