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The Road To Delivering an EMV Device

With the EMV liability shift deadline in the rear-view mirror, we want to make sure all clients have an idea of the EMV process. Please review the infographic below from our main POS Lavu credit card processing partner, Mercury.

Digital Reality is available to assist with your company’s upgrade to EMV devices. Please contact us for more information.

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The Trend Toward Mobile Payment Methods is Moving at LightSpeed

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While Lightspeed software has long been an essential component of point of sales systems for many retail stores in the United States, the platform is now making a grand entrance in the world of POS for restaurants and hospitality businesses both here and across the pond.

Lightspeed software, named after the Montreal-based start-up providing POS software to retailers, is expanding into t…

Three Things That Cloud-Based Point of Sale Systems Can Deliver That Your Traditional Register Can’t

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The cash register: for a long time, it’s been a staple of the retail industry. Over time, however, many of these point of sales systems for retail stores have grown larger, taking up valuable counter space and sometimes running on obsolete software. And that has negative effects for retail managers, business owners, and others in charge, as many know all too well how difficult it is to retain…

Three Things Your POS System Needs to Have

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It should come as no surprise that the point of sales industry is growing. Between 2009 and 2014, the U.S. point of sale software development industry grew by 3.3% annually — it now generates about $1 billion in revenue a year, and employs about 4,653 people.

And there’s a reason why so many businesses are buying point of sales equipment — because they work. Affordable POS software allow…

What is SaaS and What Can it Do for Me?

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SaaS, or software-as-a-service, is a system that allows shared data to be accessed from any internet-capable device with a web browser.Rather than the companies using the software hosting and maintaining them on their own premises, the software vendors who provide SaaS platforms services take over these responsibilities. They also manage databases and coding for applications.This means that…

Still Using a Traditional POS System for your Business? Consider Moving to the Cloud

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Are you the owner of a restaurant or retail store? Are you still using a traditional point of sale system? If you answered yes to both of these questions, it’s time to start thinking about the future of your business. Traditional POS systems are becoming a thing of the past as more and more businesses switch over to cloud point of sale systems. With its many advantages over server-based POS…

49ers Fans: Get Your Smartphones Ready for a Cloud-Ready Stadium

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Cloud computing will undoubtedly be the driving force of all future technology. The internet for multiple several networks to be connected at the same time, making all computing and transactions more efficient and accessible. Subsequently, it is no surprise that the cloud has infiltrated the retail and restaurant industry, and it is showing no signs of slowing down. Cloud point of sales systems…

Dear Restaurants: Hop on the Mobile Point of Sales Express!

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When you walk into a restaurant, you expect to be seated quickly, served your food in a timely fashion, and receive your check as soon as your are done with your meal. Servers do their best to provide this for every patron, but on a crowded night, you may have to wait a bit to get the service you want.

One of the ways restaurants can battle the wait time is by implementing a mobile restaurant…

Why Mobile Payments Could Render Your Credit Cards Useless

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The goal of most technology is the same — efficiency. People want to be able get what they have to get done faster, easier, and cheaper. The same applies to retailers and restaurant owners, who often look for point-of-sale (POS) solutions that increase profitablity.

One POS solution that has emerged from this need is mobile payments. This essentially means that a customer does not need to…

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