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Apple to sell iPod touch POS systems?

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By Charles Starrett

Contributing Editor
Published: Wednesday, December 2, 2009
News Categories: Apple

Apple is considering taking its new internally-developed iPod touch point-of-sale (POS) system to market, according to a new report. Citing unnamed sources, ifoAppleStore reports that Apple has seen a high volume of inquiries about the system since rolling it out in its own retail stores, but has until this point said the system was proprietary and not for sale. The system is comprised of a standard iPod touch that is housed in a custom shell with an integrated barcode scanner and credit card reader, which is linked to software that streamlines the checkout process. The report states that Apple retail executives have asked the retail store business specialists to collect contact information from anyone who inquires about the new POS system, possibly to create a database of potential customers should Apple decide to sell the system commercially.

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That’s great news. Can’t wait to see it live

Posted by Capretail on December 3, 2009 at 5:42 AM (PDT)


I would be really interested in using this software since we would like to run the kitchen’s front side business with ipod touches and Ipads…  Thanks,
Michael Pingue, Development Machine 408-439-2249

Posted by michael pingue on March 9, 2010 at 8:04 PM (PDT)


I would be interested in this as I could use it for our sales teams to take orders etc…Please keep me posted

Posted by ralph gatto on August 14, 2010 at 3:26 AM (PDT)

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