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POS for .NET v1.12 Features


Point of Service for .NET (POS for .NET) version 1.12 applies the power of .NET technology to provide a flexible, easy-to-use platform that supports retail POS applications and device peripherals.

POS for .NET implements the Unified Point of Service (UPOS) version 1.12 standard so that retailers, hospitality organizations, and industry partner companies can quickly and reliably configure .NET-based POS applications and device peripherals for interoperability.

POS for .NET tools and classes facilitate developing POS applications and device Service Objects.

POS for .NET Architecture

Describes the POS for .NET architecture and the relationship between POS for .NET, POS devices, and applications.

Service Object Overview

Describes how Service Objects facilitate communication between the device and the application.

Supported Device Classes

Describes the POS devices that are recognized by POS for .NET and the level of support they receive.

Event Management

Describes how event management is implemented in POS for .NET.

POS Exception Handling

Discusses the exception classes used by POS for the.NET and POS for .NET error handling model.

POS for .NET Integration with Plug and Play

Describes how to integrate your POS device with Plug and Play functionality for Microsoft Windows.

Log Files

Describes the logging feature for recording POS for .NET, Service Object, and application events and debug log size limit.

Integration of Legacy Service Objects

Describes how POS for .NET supports legacy Service Objects.

Developing a POS Application

Outlines key POS for .NET concepts and features for developing POS applications.

Developing a Custom Service Object

Demonstrates how to create POS for .NET applications that use Service Objects to communicate with hardware devices.

POS Device Manager

Describes how Windows Embedded for Point of Service (WEPOS) enables you to manage your POS devices.

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