The benefits of mobile barcode scanning

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Businesses function using fast, mobile applications that serve customers as quickly and efficiently as possible.

Whether it be a retail or hospitality-based business, mobile scanning is an integral part in streamlining the efficiency of a company, thus maintaining customer satisfaction. For fast and fluent solutions, mPOS (mobile point of sale) is replacing standard cash register needs.

Mobile Scanning

The benefits of mobile scanning is a long list that is continually growing as it meets the demands of customers’ growing expectations. Customers can get easily annoyed with staff who have no idea whether items are in stock or when said items will be available for purchase. Both online and brick-and-mortar stores’ stocking of goods should be easily accessible and viewed. The freedom of movement that mobile POS systems provide opens possibilities to multiple benefits of mobile scanning, making mPOS such an important part of everyday life and business.

Benefits of Bluetooth Scanners In-Store

- Accessibility: View previous and newly scanned information.

- Freedom to Roam: Easily cover other duties of a position without being tied down by wires.

- Inventory: When staff are servicing customers, they have access to check the availability of goods, keeping customers satisfied while they wait for backorders or shipments from a warehouse.

- Customer engagement: Whether employees are serving customers at a table or personally helping customers in the store, a Bluetooth-enabled mPOS systems allow users to move about the facility, following customers with ease.

iPad based POS shift

It is becoming commonplace to observe iPads used in restaurants, stationed at a table for a self-serve method, or by waiters taking table orders. It is also becoming a favorite method for small business owners to run their small shops or even kiosks with the use of iPads instead of buying the now old-fashioned and bulky cash register. Why has this become so popular?

- Mobile Friendly: iPads are lightweight and easy to carry around with one hand while the user serves customers.

- Easy Installation: As most people are familiar with a computer or smart phone, the ability to use and install applications on an iPad is fairly simple.

- Versatile: Used for both business and personal means.

- Customer engagement: Whether employees are serving customers at a table or personally helping customers in the store, a Bluetooth-enabled mPOS systems allow users to move about the facility, following customers with ease.

As iPads themselves are easy to use, applying the relevant applications is just as simple.

iPad POS Native Support

Since Apple launched the iPad it has been a firm favorite with the majority of POS application developers, such as Square, Lightspeed, Shopify, Vend, etc. In fact, the list of developers is now in the hundreds. Various designers and manufacturers have also recognized the importance of iPad-based, shop-floor mobility. Bouncepad, whose Mobi system enables various POS peripherals (including chip and pin payment terminals, as well as Bluetooth barcode scanners) to attach and detach simply to an iPad, thus enabling greater levels of customer interaction.

The Socket Mobile S800 series is approved by Bouncepad for use with the MOBI system. The S800 brings fast, reliable scanning to not only POS applications, but to any of the hundreds of business apps that have the Socket Mobile SDK integrated, as well as to any basic application that requires an emulated Bluetooth keyboard.


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