Introduction to Computerized Point-of-sale (POS). Workforce Training W. Mike Tyler. Introduction to Computerized POS. Definition of POS History of POS Types of POS Benefits of POS Is a POS System for you? Components of a POS. Definition of POS.
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Computerized POS development is tied to development of computers.
Mainframe & terminals
Desktop Computers & Servers
Two types of Drawers
Connect cable between cash drawer and receipt printer. Note that ends are NOT the same.
Plug keyboard into ‘Y’ cable. Plug other connector into keyboard port on computer
Connect printer interface cable to LPT1
Mag stripe readerPOS: Typical Configuration
A POS keyboard more closely resembles a cash register key layout and usually has programmable keys. Some have integrated card swipes.
Portable data collection