The Amigo Point Of Sale 2008 to release Remote Video Display Interface in July 2008 as a free update. This application runs on any standard or mini PC running .Net 3.5, including MS Windows XP and Vista. A programmable keyboard (bump bar) is recommended, although a touch screen will work as well. In addition, this application will resize itself to any screen resolution, allowing the use of large monitors mounted out of reach but still easily readable.
The display can run in ticket mode or list mode. When running in ticket mode, up to 12 tickets can be viewed at one time. In list mode, each menu item is displayed on a single line; useful for drive through environments.
Remote Video Display
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Amigo Point Of Sale 2008 sports two main modules, the Amigo Point Of Sale Front End and Back Office.
The front end is used for most point of sale functions including ticket entry and recall, time clock, transactions, credit card processing and cash drawer management. All features that require text or numeric entry provide and on-screen keypad or keyboard, eliminating the necessity for an external keyboard. The use of a touchscreen display eliminates the need for a mouse. Most buttons contain customizable text and are designed specifically for touchscreen use. The front end will run on any monitor capable of 800 x 600 pixel screen resolution, eliminating the need for a more expensive high resolution. In addition, many newer UMPC (Ultra Mobile PC) devices are capable of running 800×600 pixel screen resolution, allowing Amigo Point Of Sale 2008 to run on many wireless handheld devices without compromising any aspect of the user interface
This application is intended for food service and light retail environments where ease-of-use and reliability are required.
Typical users include:
The back office user interface allows each user to customize the user interface and automatically saves the user’s current settings.
Back office user interface elements
Various shortcuts are available to customize the screen layout. The shortcut bar can be configured to show large buttons for easy access to shortcut groups, or can show small icons at the bottom of the shortcut bar.Tabbed dialogs. The shortcut and dashboard can be docked or minimized by using the pushpin buttons or can be completely hidden when displaying screens that appear best when fully maximized (such as the seating chart designer).