25 May '15, 3pm

POS Tech at the National Restaurant Association Show

POS Tech at the National Restaurant Association Show

BY ANDY FREIVOGEL SPECIAL TO BARISTA MAGAZINE Science went snooping around the National Restaurant Association show at Chicago’s McCormick Place last weekend. In addition to loading up on samples of everything from gyros poutine, spreadable bacon jam, and space gelato, we were hoping to find some of the latest and greatest technology solutions for specialty coffee purveyors. With the exception of internet connectivity and brewing equipment, there is probably no technology more central to the operation of a modern specialty coffee retailer than a point of sale (POS) system. There are essentially two varieties: Premise-based solutions that require not only POS terminals but a central computer or server (Micros , Aloha , and Restaurant Manager are three examples) and software running on an established operating system such as Windows . The newer, and far more exciting, type o...

Full article: http://baristamagazine.com/blog/?p=16891

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