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ECR for Mobile Payment in Shops, Windows or Android?

May. 01, 2017

Developing along with the mobile Internet, Our payment way also changes more cashless, with e-wallet. In retail, catering, identification and finance industries, customers used to pay by cash while now they just need to use their smartphones to scan and pay. The spring of mobile payment is an opportunity as well as a challenge to the off-line merchants, especially those high-frequency consumption industries, like catering, shops, and malls, etc. How should we face the new payment need of consumers? How to create a quick and convenient cash register checkout scene? 


Which type of smart cash registers do we need, Android or Windows?  

Nowadays, Windows and Android-based smart cash registers are found out in the markets. But for the shopkeepers, some may not know which system is more suitable. Here we Telpo will give a brief introduction.


Both Windows and Android cash registers can support multi-stores, cashiers and terminals adaptation, and also support WeChat Pay, AliPay as well as all Visa/Master card payment.  As the cost of hardware investment is not very high, they are popular in all kinds of small retails and catering shops, finance, and O2O service industries, as a perceptional and systematic On/Offline cashier solution. 

However, more and more merchants prefer Android OS intelligent cash registers nowadays. Compared with Windows, why Android ECR is more adorable?


Configuration Request

To run Windows OS, the host requires higher parameters, while Android OS can run well in the hardware of simpler parameters. Moreover, in the same configuration environment, Android OS runs much better.


The Android Cash register usually can connect to Cloud platform, which possesses data multi-protection mechanism. It can effectively make sure the safety of data. As long as a merchant’s account exists, the data can be inquired. Nevertheless, some Windows-based software is not authorized edition. Due to the risk of it being accessed, it may destroy merchants’ data integrity. 


The operation of Android ECR is simple. If the ECR is installed with Android cashier software, the shopkeeper can just need to log in. It reduces a lot of operation time so the training cost can be also reduced. The operation of Windows OS ECR is relatively complicated. Staff may need more time to adapt themselves to the interfaces. It may create longer training time and higher cost. 

Information Update

In the past days, to update some information on goods of the web, we need to rearrange through opening the backend of the web page. At present, if using Android ECR, you just need to touch the screen and update the info directly with Android app. As our Telpo Management System(TMS), Merchants can download and upgrade the Apk or app online. and they can arrange their business and adjust sales strategy in time based on the promotion feedback.

Above all, with more and more intelligence, humanity and individuation, Android ECR is a much quicker and easier cashier management solution to merchants.

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