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POS terminal

[¦pē¦ō′es ‚term·ən·əl]
(computer science)
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Latin/South America POS terminal market study explores the market climate for POS terminals throughout the Latin/Central and South American region.
The contactless payment through the Bank cards and POS terminals is the first time in the country.
Major factor driving growth of the global POS terminal market is increasing use of EuroPay, MasterCard, and Visa (EMV) cards among consumers as a cashless and e-commerce transaction option in both developed and developing countries across the globe.
Bluetooth (4.0), NFC (optional) technology, 2- line LED customer display and Wi-Fi are the other highlights of this POS terminal. The compact, well designed and rugged desktop POS terminal also comes with plenty of USB connectors to connect hardware devices such as external printer and barcode scanner.
has unveiled the Bello650 series, a new lineup of all-in-one POS terminals, featuring unique & sleek design with 15 / 15.6 bezel-free touch screen and offering the innovative design of optional dual customer displays for improving the customer experience.
POS terminals will probably get more expensive but card processing likely won't, according to a study released Thursday by Andrew Krabeepetcharat, who is a procurement research analyst at IBISWorld.
Cesar Gonzalez-Bueno, Chief Executive Officer at Gulf Bank said, "The launch of the new POS Terminals with NFC technology reflects our utmost concern to facilitate customers purchasing process while meeting worldwide payment standards.
Some 40% of respondents would use card payments at the National Revenue Agency if they had access to POS terminals, the survey of Noema agency cited by Bulgarian National Radio showed.
These mPOS terminals called Mosambee, the first-of-their-kind in the country, are EMV compliant - a global standard for inter-operation of integrated circuit cards and integrated card capable POS terminals, for authenticating credit and debit card transactions.
By buying the business of IBM, Toshiba Tec aims to enhance functions of its system that covers cash register equipment and expand its POS terminal sales channels in emerging countries such as India.
According to the Justice Department Ingenico is the largest provider of POS terminals worldwide and the only other significant competitor to VeriFone and Hypercom in the United States.
The system also allows users to connect all the peripheral devices in the POS terminal and overcomes the space and PCI slot limitations, providing greater scalability, significant cost savings, and more effective customer service.