Taiwan-based maker EBN Technology has shown a portable POS (point of sale/service) device at its Computex booth.
Sharing a similar form factor to a TV remote control, the device is equipped with a touch screen and wireless communications, and was designed for use in restaurants to enable servers to transmit orders from the table to the cashier and kitchens.
The POS device have been adopted by restaurants in Japan, EBN indicated.
EBN Technology demos a POS device specifically designed for use in restaurants
Photo: Ninelu Tu, Digitimes, June 2008