UPOS

AcronymDefinition
UPOSUniversity Partnering for Operational Support
UPOSUnified Point of Sale
UPOSUltimate Point-of-Sale (Atlanta, GA)
UPOSUseless Piece of Stuff (Polite Form)
UPOSUnattended Point of Sale (purchasing without sales staff)
UPOSUnited People of Somalia (Memphis, TN)
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The concept of the UPOS specification is that we could write an operating system that is language-neutral that becomes the standard for whatever implementation, whether it is in Java or ActiveStore, but that they all are consistent and that gives the retailer freedom of choice," says Richard Mader, executive director of ARTS and former chief information officer for Boscov's Department Stores, Reading, Pa.
4 standards will be "grandfathered" in as conformant platform mappings of the UPOS specification.
The UPOS application tools enabled our in-house development team to quickly generate an application that is customer friendly while providing the customer display, PIN entry and signature capture functionality we required.
Their UPOS Terminals are successfully installed on vending machines, copiers, laundry machines, cash registers and other self serve 'charge for use' applications.
ArtLite is an ideal technology to add to UPOS applications like vending and gaming.
In addition to creating operating system independence, UPOS provides a plug-and-play environment in which JavaPOS- or OPOS-compliant, best-of-breed peripherals may be seamlessly incorporated into the POS system.
the UPOS open-systems device drivers and the non-standard
This latest contract follows QI's recent contract for its UPOS payment terminals for two large college campuses in Northern California, where QI is installing its UPOS payment terminals for soda and snack vending machines, copiers, network printing, pay and display parking and value reload stations.
Taherzadeh added, "We look forward to building on this strong momentum as we pursue the UPOS market, which has an estimated growth rate of 35%.
First retail-hardened thin-client POS system -- BEETLE /NetPOS -- First Linux-ready POS system platform in production -- the BEETLE family -- First thin client competency labs focused on Linux-based POS systems -- Significant Linux-based POS engagements at leading retailers worldwide including Burlington Coat Factory, Carrefour, DIA, and co op Schleswig Holstein eG -- First globally-managed, network centric in-store solution -- SmartClient -- First POS vendor to offer a complete set of JavaPOS drivers for Linux -- Active participation in ARTS, JavaPOS and UPOS standards committees
With this experience behind us we developed our UPOS Terminals to accept the Mondex scheme.
To compliment the UPOS Terminals, ITC Systems provides card dispensing and add value products, these devices accept currency to dispense or add value to cards.