Sharp Premieres New Point-of-Service Solution
Sharp Electronics Corporation introduces the new UP-800 Point of Sale System (POS). Designed to meet the needs of retail and hospitality businesses, the UP-800 expands on the full featured Sharp platform of the highly touted UP-700 POS system and includes the Sharp embedded system, but adds a wide range of new features designed to make operators more efficient and accurate when processing transactions.
The familiar Sharp keyboard provides fast access to the most used sales items and functions. The UP-800 features a new touch screen interface for optimal speed and flexibility. The touch screen allows operators to quickly switch between multiple menus that can be pre-programmed with the needed functions or sales items to insure faster service times and more accurate transactions.
Even with a keyboard and touch screen interface, the UP-800 maintains a very slim profile and has a space-saving cash drawer that maximizes counter space. The series will also feature combination items for box sales tracking and quantity tax handling for special merchandise; hold and recall functions so that operators can help customers without stopping sales flow, and an SD Memory Card interface for data and programs, making back-up quick and easy.
To meet customer requests for various payment options, the UP-800 accommodates standard credit card processing in addition to gift card processing and Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT). Also, in addition to standard features, the UP-800 series offers new optional devices and device interfaces to provide businesses with enhanced functionality and the ability to seamlessly integrate various revenue sources throughout a store. The options include:
- Interface to security camera systems
- External two line customer display
- VIVOPay contactless payment device
- BERG Drink Dispenser
Front and Back Office Software
Sharp Intelligent Data Service
The UP-800 will be available in June.