Point of sale or POS systems are a necessary and invaluable part of most businesses. While they traditionally referred to an automated cash register, modern technology has seen that change to include a number of other elements that all make a business more efficient and easier to run.
Common POS systems include a computer, receipt printer, lockable cash drawer, a scanner to read the bar code, a magnetic swipe reader and a modem and pole display. Then there is the POS software. POS Integration and POS systems these days have come a long way from the early ones and do much more work. In fact they now do so much more that the POS element has now become just one more module in amongst many others, but it is none the less an important part of each business.