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21 Innovative POS Systems

From Emotion-Scanning Checkout Tablets to Contactless Donation Shops

— February 5, 2015 — Business
POS systems (or Point Of Sale) remain an integral part of the retail experience, even as the Internet and technological advancements increasingly infiltrate our lives. Technology has definitely influenced the way we shop, whether it's replacing the traditional cash register or creating a space where people pay in person without interacting at a checkout counter.

Contactless donation shops like the interactive display installed by Clear Channel for Cancer Research UK is less focused on consumerism and more on giving back financially. The digital window display provides an interesting opportunity for brands when it comes to payment methods.

Biometric science is being integrated into POS systems, as evidenced with vein-scanning checkout systems like the Fujitsu PulseWallet, Quixter vein scanner and the Ushuaïa Ibiza Beach Hotel PayTouch system.

You can also integrate existing devices like a smartphone or tablet with point of sale, as evidenced by card-swiping smartphone cases.
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Biometric Buying Systems
Biometric Buying Systems
This New Payment System Lets You Buy Things with Your Face
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Biometric Bar Tabs
Biometric Bar Tabs
The Ushuaia Ibiza Beach Hotel Utilizes the Biometric PayTouch System
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Contactless Payment Cards
Contactless Payment Cards
The Reloadable Sweep Card Makes Effortless Touch-Free Payments
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Group Deal Checkout Systems
Group Deal Checkout Systems
Groupon's Gnome is an iPad POS System That Makes Redeeming a Deal Easy
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Vein-Scanning Payment Systems
Vein-Scanning Payment Systems
The Quixter Vein Scanner Reads the Unique Patterns on Your Palm
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Mobile Retail Checkout Systems
Mobile Retail Checkout Systems
The Nordstrom Point of Sale Devices Make Shopping Faster
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Two-Sided Payment Platforms
Two-Sided Payment Platforms
Maxeda's POS System Includes a Screen for Employees and Shoppers
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Tablet POS Systems
Tablet POS Systems
Elo's PayPoint Pro Register Handles Cards, Cash and Receipts
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Portable POS Systems
Portable POS Systems
This Wireless Cash Register Is Ideal for Rural Areas in Developing Countries
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Tablet Payment Processors
Tablet Payment Processors
PayWare Mobile Enterprise for Tablets Lets You Pay With Your iPad
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Contactless POS Systems
Contactless POS Systems
Proxama's Units Offer Solutions for NFC Marketing & Loyalty Platforms
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High-Tech Store Checkouts
High-Tech Store Checkouts
Tesco Introduces State-of-the-Art Machines to Cut Down Queues
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Vein-Scanning Checkout Systems
Vein-Scanning Checkout Systems
The Fujitsu PulseWallet Lets You Pay Using Your Palm
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Emotion-Scanning Checkout Tablets
Emotion-Scanning Checkout Tablets
The Simplate Platform Customizes Deals by Scanning Faces
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Universal Mobile Payment-Processing
Universal Mobile Payment-Processing
Poynt is a POS Terminal Compatible with All Payment Services
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Wearable Banking Wristbands
Wearable Banking Wristbands
The CaixaBank Contactless Payment System is a Spanish Alternative
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Touchscreen Tabletop Menus
Touchscreen Tabletop Menus
Order Food Conveniently From Your Seat with Draqie Interactive Table
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Contactless Donation Shops
Contactless Donation Shops
This Interactive Display Window Collects Contactless Payment Donations
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Grocery Checkout Apps
Grocery Checkout Apps
Sainsbury's Grocery Shopping App Lets You Skip the Checkout Counter
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Card-Swiping Smartphone Cases
Card-Swiping Smartphone Cases
The Griffin's Merchant Case From CES 2014 Accepts Credit Cards
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Credit Card Timepieces
Credit Card Timepieces
LAKS Watch2Pay System Allows for Contactless Payments
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