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Hospitality leaders are no different than any anyone else in the fact that they want technology to help them increase revenues. But how can a wireless POS device help them achieve this? Wireless mobile computing can help in many ways, including, but not limited to:
There's no question that a reliable POS (point of sale) system can benefit your business. Finding and implementing the right POS solution will not only allow you a tighter control on costs, but it can increase productivity as well. A smaller restaurant or lounge operation can purchase and install a system relatively easily. For larger, more complex venues, however, sourcing out a reliable, flexible and secure point of sale system presents a different challenge. For the hospitality and gaming industries in particular, finding a POS solution that provides complete reliability and security is critical.
Baycrest, a premier academic health sciences center focused on aging, provides care and service to approximately 2,000 people a day through the Baycrest Geriatric Health Care System. This system includes wellness programs, residential housing and outpatient clinics, to a 472-bed nursing home, and a 300 bed continuing care hospital facility. So when they saw that their cafeteria's aging cash register system was in dire need of a modern restaurant point of sale and back office software solution, they turned to Tesoro Technologies Inc.'s Volanté Systems and NCR to come to their aid.
It didn't seem so long ago that the only thing your business needed for processing payment was a simple cash register. Customers paid for purchases by either cash or check, and all accounting was done manually. The system worked well enough for most businesses, even if it was inefficient, tedious, and often inaccurate. For those who operated large and multi-venued operations, however, life wasn't always so easy and simple. Due to logistics and a host of other obstacles, businesses such as these were forced to be creative in how they coordinated the collection of cash and data.
uWink, Inc. (OTCBB: UWKI), an entertainment and hospitality software company with an interactive restaurant concept, and Volanté Systems, a leading hospitality technology provider, today announced that they will co-develop and co-market innovative self service technology solutions for the hospitality industry.