February's POS News Spotlight: Sustainable Hardware, Mobile Ordering & More

How can hospitality operators boost their sustainability efforts at the point-of-sale (POS)? That was the question asked of vendors and operators alike in February’s POS feature, “Greening Your POS.” Meanwhile, operators Stacked: Food Well Built and Five Guys Burgers and Fries are leveraging mobile technologies to facilitate the ordering process. These stories, and more, are presented here in Hospitality Technology’s February POS recap.
Hospitality operators looking to boost their operation’s green commitment should look at new point-of-sale technology. Hardware advancements, such as energy-efficient processors, plus innovative best practices help operators to conserve cash and natural resources.
Learn how JMJ-LLC Wendy's McCarran International Airport location was able to not only grab customer attention, but significantly influence menu item purchases thanks its point-of-sale-integrated digital menu boards.
Louisville’s KFC Yum! Center boasts the first implementation of the MICROS hospitality solution using service oriented architecture and Simphony Venue Management for perpetual inventory. 
Stacked Replaces Menus, Staff with iPads
The new restaurant concept, from the co-founders of BJ’s Brewhouse, will enable customers to order and pay for meals via table-top iPads.
Two-way Integration Links Five Guys' POS to Mobile, Web Ordering Channels
Orders and payments are transmitted to the POS in real-time, while menu data, pricing data, and tax data are transmitted to mobile apps and popular websites.
Trustwave Security Report: Food & Beverage Breaches on the Rise
Annual global security report reveals food and beverage as the most-breached industry, plus how attacks have shifted from traditional infrastructure to mobile users and endpoint devices.
Centrally-hosted POS is 'Music' to Starbucks' & Aramark Higher Ed.'s Ears
More than 6,700 U.S. Starbucks locations, and 80 ARAMARK Higher Education sites in North America, have deployed MICROS' centrally-hosted Simphony POS software.
Partner-Tech Europe, TriniTEQ International Form Strategic POS Alliance
The global POS system providers will collaborate on hospitality mobility product development, sales and marketing.
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