NCR Silver: making mobile POS an option for larger merchants

Oct. 30, 2012
NCR Silver is a mobile point of sale that offers something smaller MPOS products don't: a scalable solution that also connects to back-office software. That gives NCR the ability to sell its solution to larger merchants who might be reluctant to try a product from a less established player. (You don't get more established in point of sale than National Cash Register.) Jack O'Malley from NCR gave Mobile Payments Today editor, James Wester, an overview of the solution.

Topics: POS , Product Reviews , Software , Transaction Processing , Trends / Statistics

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