The retail transaction market is going through some major changes with a move towards mobile, contactless payments, and the emergence of near field communications (NFC) and digital coupons. TI is advancing its support for the electronic point-of-sale (EPOS) market with a new reference design based on the AM3715 Cortex™-A8 ARM® microprocessor. The EPOS reference design, provides flexibility to retail customers seeking to differentiate products including:
• Countertop payment terminals
• Mobile payment terminals with wireless or cellular support
• Handheld data terminals with barcode scanning
• Full kiosks with barcode scanning, payment and wireless support