“iPad users are running the terminals in a variety of POS system configurations, including those centered around remotely hosted software running at so-called “cloud” data centers, to which store-level devices communicate via wireless Internet connections,” Liddle reports. “Also in use are iPads that are wirelessly tethered to conventional back-office POS software servers and used in conjunction with fixed-place POS terminals.”
“‘It is working famously for us. We love the iPads,’ said Chris Wishart, chef-owner of 66-seat Trio, where servers for the contemporary bistro take orders tableside using the touch-screen Apple devices,” Liddle reports. “Wishart said the most appealing aspect of the iPad is how it speeds up the ordering process in the restaurant. ‘The orders are in the kitchen or bar while the server is still at the table,’ he said.”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Joe J.” for the heads up.]