point-of-sale terminal


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point-of-sale terminal

n
(Commerce) (in retail distribution) a device used to record and process information relating to sales. Abbreviation: POST
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The Tap and Go secure method of payment enables customers to make payments simply by tapping their contactless debit cards near a point-of-sale terminal to make payments or purchases.
The notice explained that 'double swiping' is swiping of a card for the second time by the merchants at their terminals or cash registers, immediately after swiping or inserting the card for payment on the point-of-sale terminal belonging to the bank.
merchant point-of-sale terminal market1, manufacturers Equinox Payments, Ingenico Group, Poynt, and Verifone are working with Visa to pilot sensory branding with merchant partners in the coming year.
(NASDAQ: UNXL) has received an order and initial shipment of production validation units for a 15.6-inch touchscreen with XTouch sensors and Diamond Guard hard coat to a new customer for a retail point-of-sale terminal, the company said.
Or a point-of-sale terminal, people didn't bother to reset the 1111 password, so all the point-of-sale terminals are compromised."
has acquired Canadian point-of-sale terminal software provider Multipost Ltd, the company said.
It has special features to support businesses such as a preloaded retail point-of-sale terminal. Debonair has partnered Airtel to sell the Bamboo D700 for $305.
Toshiba Tec Corp., a subsidiary of Toshiba Corp., is planning to acquire International Business Machines Corp.'s retail point-of-sale terminal business around this summer for roughly 70 billion yen, industry sources said Tuesday.
First Data"s FD400 is a low-cost, battery-powered, wireless point-of-sale terminal for merchants who don"t have constant access to both a power source and communication line such as an Internet or phone connection.The terminal is designed for mobile applications such as farmers" markets, parking lot sales outside the store or flexible in-store services, and gives retailers the ability to accept electronic payments at card present rates.
The customer simply holds her card near a point-of-sale terminal at the checkout instead of handing it to the cashier or swiping it herself.
"I leave for an event and my point-of-sale terminal fits neatly in my pocket," says Jaime Cassavoy, an accomplished jeweler.
It has been experimenting with smartcards through its "Blink" program, which allows consumers in 160 cities in Georgia and 70 in Colorado to pay for purchases by passing their card in front of a point-of-sale terminal equipped with a contactless reader.