Newsletter | February 18, 2013

02.18.13 -- All-In-One POS Terminal Product Reviews

Business Solutions
Product Review: All-In-One POS Terminals
By Mike Monocello, chief editor
By Mike Monocello, chief editor When it comes to retail, restaurant, and grocery IT, no system is as crucial as the point of sale. While margins have eroded over the years, and there’s been outside pressure from tablets and similar mobile technologies, the timetested POS continues to stand as the primary customer payment and interaction device. With that importance in mind, Business Solutions teamed with Greg Nelson, VP and CTO of Genesis POS, to test 10 all-in-one units from a variety of leading manufacturers. The goal: to arm you with the information you need to either confirm your existing product line or shorten your time of evaluating new products.
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Articles

Aures Technologies W-Touch, Ultra-Slim ePOS Product Review
As far as the Aures W-Touch Ultra-Slim ePOS was concerned, the unit came in as the second fastest among those tested. This is due primarily to the Intel D525 1.8-Ghz Dual Core processor with 2GB of memory. CPU utilization only reached 25% during the test. Read more.

Bematech SB9015D Review
As far as how the Bematech SB9015D fared, it finished the test at 100 seconds, putting it among the fastest in the group. This is due primarily to the Intel D525 1.8-Ghz Dual Core processor with 2GB of memory. CPU utilization only reached 25% during the test. Read more.

HP RP7 7800 Review
The HP unit ended the SQL speed test in 145 seconds, placing it in the middle of the pack when it comes to speed. During the testing, the CPU hit 47% utilization. Read more.

J2 Retail 225 Review
The J2 unit ended the SQL speed test in 165 seconds, placing it in the middle of the pack when it comes to speed. During the testing, the CPU hit 24% utilization. Read more.

NCR REALPOS50 Review
The NCR unit ended the SQL speed test in 94 seconds, placing it as the fastest unit tested among the 10.  During the testing, the CPU hit 47% utilization. Read more.

Panasonic Stingray Envo (JS-960) Review
As far the Stingray was concerned, the unit came in as one of the fastest among those tested, finishing the speed test in 99 seconds. CPU utilization reached 48% during the test. Read more.

PartnerTech SP-800 Review
The PartnerTech unit finished our speed test in 180 seconds. During the testing, the CPU maxed out at just 24%. Note that despite our efforts to get units with 2GB of memory installed, the PartnerTech came with just 1GB. Read more.

PioneerPOS StealthTouch-M5 Review
The PioneerPOS unit finished our speed test in 260 seconds, one of the slowest of all units tested. However, there’s a caveat to that score. We asked for our test units to be shipped with POS Ready 2009 because it’s built on the more stable, established, and streamlined platform of XP. Read more.

Posiflex KS7215 Review
As far as how the Posiflex KS7215 fared, the unit finished the test at 106 seconds, putting it among the fastest in the group. This is due primarily to the Intel D525 1.8-Ghz Dual Core processor with 2GB of memory. Read more.

Touch Dynamic Breeze All-In-One Review
The Breeze All-In-One finished the test at 101 seconds, putting it among the fastest in the group. This is due primarily to the Intel D525 1.8-Ghz Dual Core processor with 2GB of memory. CPU utilization only reached 25% during the test. Read more.

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