These secure stands in powdercoated steel are not fully enclosed, meaning that all connectors, switches, speakers and microphones are fully accessible and functional. Wireless connection to receipt printers and cash drawers complement the minimalist look of the stand, which can also be securely mounted to the counter in order to prevent theft.
If you have ever worked at one, chances are that you know concession stands are one of the most high-tension service jobs that exist today. No matter where it is you are working, you are expected to deliver, fast, efficient service, instantly, to a great many people. Which is a very high stress position to be in. Everyone wants their concessions as soon as possible and will get angry the second a line gets held up or a machine breaks down, anything that keeps them from their food. Which is why it is your job to ensure that doesn’t happen. But there is only so much you can do, right? Well if you own a business that has concession stands, but it a theatre, a stadium, what have you, there is a big change you can make to your concession stands in order to speed up lines and cut down on angry customers. Investing in an iPad point of sale system for your concession stand is your ticket to smooth operations around the board, POS can help your concession stands run smoothly at little extra cost to you and here’s how.
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Tryten is the industry-leader for iPad security products that are practical but also provide appealing aesthetics. The elegance and simplicity of this iPad table stand is a great complement to the tablet’s clean and minimalist design.
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* All credit sale plans are issued by Square, Inc. Plans are not available to merchants located in AL, DE, MS, MO, NH, and TN. The individual authorized to act on behalf of the business must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and at least 18 years old. Valid U.S. bank account and Social Security number or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number are required. Plans may be selected from 3, 6, 12, or 24 month terms and are based on the financing amount requested. The finance charge amount and installment payment amounts will depend on the repayment term selected. Sales tax, where applicable, cannot be financed and will be due upon acceptance of contract. The final payment will be equal to or less than the regular monthly payment. All plans are subject to approval based on credit and other factors.
Further reducing space, needed for a POS is the ability to set the iPad into onscreen authorization. The fasted mobile POS system allows your customers to sign on screen for their payment, and emails the receipt. No need for a bulky printer taking up valuable space inside the food truck!
Easy-to-use interface and touchscreen graphics make it easy to keep lines moving and train new employees—crucial for the busy season and crunch times like championship games and other special events when a little extra help is necessary.
If you use ‘Square’ as your credit card acceptance service, the Square Stand takes you to the next level of professionalism. It is especially useful for your store location, or if you set up a kiosk for the day at a local event. The device itself is quite heavy in order to keep the unit stable while you use it and when the client signs it.
So you’ve finally financed that food truck you’ve been dreaming about since college, and it’s exactly what you always hoped it would be. You’ve fitted it up with gorgeous new equipment and commissioned a killer custom paint job and a perky little striped awning. You’re on your way to Portland, or New York City (or any location with a sufficient mix of hungry foodies, hipsters, and construction workers), armed with a handful of parking permits and your great-grandmother’s famous tamale recipe. Everything is perfect; with such an arsenal of culinary weapons, there’s no way you can fail, right?
Display your iPad in style with the Heckler Design Windfall stand. Laser-cut from a single piece of steel, the Windfall is a secure, slim stand perfect for any counter-top. Powder-coated in a range of colours and compatible with iPad Mini (1,2,3 & 4). Add the optional pivot tack accessory for extra security.
Never worry about your tablet’s battery going flat in the middle of your business day. Run your charging cable up through the base of the stand so that it is out of sight for your customers, and you can keep your tablet charged all day, making it ideal as a tablet or iPad POS stand.
What sets this app apart from others lies in Pointofsale.net’s web- based back end store operations manager interface. If you choose to sign up for a registered account (Free 30 day trial) you will be given the option to access not only our POS app but also Pointofsale.net’s multi-functional back end including:
Square is one of the most popular mobile POS companies that makes their own card readers to match their processing app. Recently, they introduced both contactless and chip reader payment system for NFC and EMV, so they provide you with plenty of different card reader options. While Square does charge processing fees for debit and credit cards, they don’t charge for recording any cash or check payments you receive. There’s also no annual or monthly fee, which is ideal for startups and smaller businesses that are strapped for cash.
One of the biggest concerns for mobile food vendors pop-up restaurants and food stands is limited space. It’s perhaps the primary limitation that defines your restaurant. It’s also what makes running a food stand, or kiosk restaurant different than other food service businesses.
The iPad can also be mounted and locked to the stand keeping it safe and secure. The only real negative is that your iPad needs to be attached to the mounting plate via adhesive which is tricky to remove should you need to. However, this makes it compatible with any size and variety of iPad you may have.
Level Up is another processing system that deposits the payments you receive into your bank account the very next day. Not only is their system compatible on Apple, Android, and Windows devices, but they can also be used with NFC and smartwatches. Level Up can even be synced with guests’ Apple Passbook and Google Wallet, which allows them to easily save your business for fast-access.
Accept payments on your Android, Apple, or Windows tablet and handheld anytime, anywhere with eMobilePOS. Founded in 2001, e-Nabler, the company behind the award-winning eMobilePOS software, is one of the pioneers in mobile point-of-sale solutions. eMobilePOS was the first full- featured POS app on iTunes and has to date processed more than 3 billion transactions.
The Heckler Windfall Duo is designed specifically for iPad POS systems, like Revel Systems, which have dedicated customer facing applications. With a WindFall Duo, your checkout hardware now rests directly between you and your employee – transforming checkout in to an enjoyable, shared experience.
Businesses looking to add a touch-screen device to their point of purchase displays will be happy they did. Check out this article for creative ideas on how to implement tablets in your business.. Many systems include locking devices for theft prevention and tampering. Some POS kiosks include hidden screws that secure the tablet in place. Other models feature keyed and Kensington-style locks. These are ideal for use in retail locations where the device will be accessible to customers. Certain touch screen mounts can also be bolted to the floor or counter for additional security. Although iPad devices are very popular, we also carry a variety of Samsung Galaxy fixtures as well.
The prolific POS system had a huge impact on my business. It was easy to set up my large number of items on the menu page and to make modifications to an items price or quantity. Most importantly, managing my inventory, which is my least favorite task, is no longer a task. This POS allows me to run my business in the most efficient manner possible by having my entire back-office at my fingertips so my focus can be where it should be-on my customers.
Revel (see our review) is an industry leader, known for its robust, feature-rich software and for developing specific apps for different facets of the food service industry, including pizza parlors, grocery stores, fro-yo shops, cafes, and – of course – food trucks. Revel is not the cheapest option available, but considering the number of valuable features offered, most people would agree that the software is priced fairly. Plans start at $119/month for one register (usually all that would be needed for a standard food truck). The second terminal, if you happen to need one, costs $70/month, and each additional one after that is $40/month. All plans include 24/7 live support plus unlimited data storage and security, unlimited software updates, and integration with QuickBooks. Revel doesn’t require you to sign a contract at any time, always a good sign, and they don’t charge cancellation fees, though you must give 30 days notice before discontinuing your subscription.
Stand for Square™ – designed for small businesses. It’s custom made to secure an iPad and Square credit card reader in place. This minimal design will look right at home whether you own a coffee shop or run a food truck. The stand is lightweight enough
Consists of an aluminum enclosure and housing modifications, custom machined to hold the Magtek iDynamo Card Reader (Apple 30pin or lighting interface) to naturally integrate your iPad POS system with our tablet enclosures. Perfect for retail, point of sale, and giving kiosks.
Sphere isn’t a lightweight, it won’t just roll away. We designed it to be robust and heavy enough for everyday interactions, it’s meant to stay put, but if a more permanent mounting solution is required, Sphere’s included hardware can be used to affix it to any counter or surface up to 2″ thick.
These black iPad POS stands are ideal tools for retail counters. The Apple® tablet holders will accommodate most credit card readers to act as electronic cash registers. The iPad POS stands can also function as interactive catalogs, featuring thousands of products with an easy-to-use navigation system. Each unit has an adjustable base that can tilt and rotate 30° to face both customers and employees during checkout. The POS stands are made of strong acrylic and shettl with a modern clear and black finish. The holders block the tablets’ home button to prevent customers from navigating to other apps.
Compatible Devices iPad 4g, 3g, 2g – Model number (on the back cover of iPad) must be: A1459, A1460, A1430, A1403, A1395, A1396 or A1397 12.9-inch iPad Pro, 9.7-inch iPad Pro, iPad Air 2, iPad Mini 4, iPad Mini 2, iPad Air, iPad Mini, iPad 2, iPad 3, iPad, Microsoft Surface Pro, Microsoft Surface Book, Google Pixel C, Google Nexus 9, Samsung Galaxy TabPro S, Galaxy Tab S2, Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet, Amazon Kindle Fire HD Apple 12.9 inch iPad Pro, New 10.5 inch iPad Pro, 9.7 inch iPad Pro, iPad Air 2, iPad Mini 4, iPad Mini 3 iPad Mini 2, iPad Air, iPad Mini, iPad 3, iPad 2, iPad, Microsoft Surface Pro, Microsoft Surface Book, Google Pixel C, Google Nexus 9, Samsung Galaxy TabPro S, Galaxy Tab S2, Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 & 8.0 Only, Nvidia Shield Tablet K1, Lenovo Tab3 8 Tablet, LG G Pad 7.0/8.0/8.3 Only, Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire HDX, Fire HD 8 Apple iPad Air/Apple iPad Mini
This iPad point of sale stand was designed to provide an up to date and space saving smart device unit for store checkout counters and kiosks. It has a sleek, black design to complement any business style with a steel base and enclosure for durability. This convenient iPad stand with a covered home button to prevent misuse of the tablet flips front and back, as well as 360° around, for easy use between customers and employees. The enclosure has a variety of inserts to allow use with a variety of iPads, and with an included specialty faceplate allows for the Galaxy Tab 10.1”. A space saving design helps to leave an open store counter for product placement. Each includes a specially designed screw that can only be removed with the included hardware piece to ensure the security of the tablet in the enclosure for peace of mind. This iPad stand is easy to use and operates with most smart allowing a smooth and aesthetically appealing checkout location.
In general, pin-connector swipers have proven to be more reliable and secure than audio-jack swipers. Particularly if you run a business that has high traffic and need a reliable tool to help you handle credit card orders, you will likely want to purchase a point of sale system that uses a pin-connector card reader.