Category Archives: retail automation

NCR Q4 2014 Results Self-check-out, EMV, Hospitality, Cloud Services

Couple of wins in self-checkout, one big legacy app cancelled, EMV costs reducing spend on upgrades in software, hospitality quick food spend down thanks to one mega. Cloud services * Revenue are new #1  Source: seekingalpha.com Couple of wins in self-checkout, one big legacy app cancelled, EMV costs reducing spend on upgrades in software, hospitality quick food spend down… Read More »

Next Tech – the Poynt Smart Terminal

ThePoynt Smart Terminal combines the security and reliability of a traditional terminal with the unlimited versatility of a smartphone in a connected, multi-purpose device. With the PoyntOS and the help of 3rd party developers, the Poynt Smart Terminal also brings  merchants the tools and technology to manage every facet of their business with the tap of a button. Includes dual screen… Read More »

Apple Pay Headed to Vending, Laundry Machines

Thanks to a new deal with payment solutions provider USA Technologies, Apple Pay will be available for nearly 200,000 self-serve retail locations. Source: www.pcmag.com With PCI EMV penalties, costs, complications and does it really make things better POV, maybe Apple Pay slipstreams and jumps ahead into default. Reminds me of monolithic desktop & MS Office, whose heydays are… Read More »