Windows Embedded POSReady 7 is an operating system optimized for Point of Service solutions that unleashes the power of Windows 7 platform delivering attractive and compelling user experiences, simplifying management and deployment and ease of connection to the familiar world of Windows. POSReady 7 evolves the usefulness of traditional POS devices, going beyond inventory tracking and tendering, helping to provide comprehensive information access to in-store staff and assisting retailers in dealing with today's challenges while preparing for tomorrow's opportunities.
POSReady 7 addresses the growing desire for a higher degree of application control; businesses that demand the highest level of protection can use AppLocker, a simple and flexible mechanism that allows administrators to specify exactly what is allowed to run on their Point of Service device. As a result, AppLocker provides not only security protections but also operational benefits.
POSReady7 provides advanced capabilities for IT to protect corporate data and enable cost effective security. Businesses using POSReady 7 need not worry as much about the loss of sensitive data because, in addition to helping protect internal hard disks of their Point of Service device with BitLocker, these businesses can also use BitLocker To Go to encrypt external hard disks and thumb drives.
POSReady 7 operating system provides the tools to help retailers meet Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance. POSReady 7 allows retailers to remove feature packages reducing the attack surface areas of Point of Sale devices, which helps retailers comply with PCI. In the event the store environment needs to change in the future due to some new requirements, POSReady 7 delivers the flexibility to add back the system feature packages that were originally removed allowing for rapid adoption of new technology in store.
Simplifying deployment and management
POSReady 7 allows you to extend your existing investments in management and infrastructure. Your Point of Service device can be a member of the Active Directory (AD) domain, and allow AD group policies to be applied, thereby giving you the same seamless management and control of your in store device that you would expect from your Windows PCs and servers.
POSReady 7 includes Windows Presentation Foundation, a user interface framework that provides the flexibility to build exciting user experiences. POSReady 7 includes support for multi-gesture touch interfaces and context aware applications using the sensor development kit to provide a touch sensitive user interface to build Point of Service devices that would easily attract customers with eye-catching graphics while still being familiar, intuitive and easy to perform any transaction as quickly as possible.
Build premium Point of Service devices
Windows Embedded POSReady7 includes support for 64-bit (x64) CPUs in addition to the 32-bit (x86) to build high-end Point of Service devices. The product includes a number of features that can take advantage of the high-end graphics engines that are on the device, such as a very intuitive and aero interface.
Develop "green" solutions through smart power management
Improvements in power management in POSReady 7 ensure background activities are reduced thereby helping the Point of Sales processor to conserve power by remaining idle more often and turning off power to your Ethernet adapter when it's not being used. Additionally POSReady 7 offers smart power management APIs, which help developers build power efficient applications. POSReady 7 also includes the tools for OEMs and retailers to deliver solutions that help save energy costs, and reduce environmental impact.
Efficient store operations
POSReady 7 eases connection between the store and corp HQ helping to improve business insight by providing people with ready access to the information they need to make better, timelier decisions. The result is more effective management, cost savings, increased employee productivity, improved security and customer satisfaction.
Increase interoperability and seamless experience for client server scenarios
POSReady 7 includes Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) 7.1, which provides a seamless remote experience on a Point of Sale solution. With this feature, users can access a server based infrastructure such as Microsoft Session Virtualization. POSReady 7 allows you to extend your existing investments in management and infrastructure. Your Point of Sale devices can be a member of the Active Directory (AD) domain, and allow AD group policies to be applied, giving you the seamless management and control of your in store device as you would expect from your Windows PCs and servers.
POS peripheral interoperability
Deploy retail device peripherals using Plug-and-Play, update peripherals more easily, and decrease Point of Sale system support costs through streamlined integration. POSReady 7 integration with independent hardware is easy using the Plug and Play support for POS peripherals provided by POS for .NET. POS for .NET provides an open device driver architecture that is based upon the Unified Point of Service (UPOS) industry standard.
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