PAR Technology acquires restaurant POS software provider

PAR Technology Corporation has announced its acquisition of Brink Software Inc., a provider of cloud-based point-of-sale software for restaurants. The acquisition will give PAR Technology the ability to develop, deploy and service cloud technology solutions for quick-serve, fast casual and casual dining restaurants, according to a news release.

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What did you miss at #CONNECTsummit14? Check out the highlights

#CONNECTsummit14 included mobile innovation leaders from across the spectrum: tech, restaurant, retail.

Summit to take a deep dive into the future of ATM and mobile technologies

The second annual ATM & Mobile Innovation Summit in September will feature experts with exceptional depth of knowledge in areas of innovation, security, compliance and regulation.

Wearable technology brings a new world of opportunity to the restaurant industry

Wearables are combining the computing power of smartphones with the convenience of the accessories we put on every morning.

LevelUp's new StartUp program aimed at limited-service restaurants

Consumers don't become comfortable making mobile payments until their third transaction.

Papa John’s franchisee: Trying to be everything to everyone is a bad strategy

Pierre Panos expects a ‘shakeout’ in the fast casual pizza subsegment.

The perks of using cloud technology in your restaurant

Anthony Lye, chief product officer at Red Book Connect, also shares his thoughts on how the Millennial Generation will affect the workforce.

LevelUp: Consumers increase spending with iBeacon technology

Experts don't believe BLE should be a replacement for current emerging technologies such as NFC or EMV, but rather complement the in-restaurant experience.

Here’s why the end is near for restaurant POS terminals

With the majority of consumers carrying web-enabled, location-aware devices and demanding self-service options, the days of POS terminals in restaurants may be numbered.

Tech companies help operators go from 'reactive to proactive'

Operators can now pull real-time data and sales forecasts to better control labor scheduling.

Why IT deserves a spot at the marketing table

In order to resonate with customers, applications and campaigns must be exciting, unique and useful.

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NEWS


Kitchen Innovation nominations now being accepted

The National Restaurant Association is now accepting applications for the 2015 Kitchen Innovations Awards – the program's 11th year. According to a news release, the KI Awards recognize foodservice equipment and technology advancements. Winners are demonstrated at the annual NRA Show in May in Chicago in the Kitchen Innovations Pavilion.

Total Merchant’s Groovv Register gets restaurant-specific upgrades

Total Merchant Services, a payments processing company, has released a restaurant version of Groovv Register designed to help independent restaurant owners. These enhancements include the ability to send orders to the kitchen printer, up to three levels of item modifiers...

Beanstalk Data announces strategic partnership with Olo

The partnership brings together Beanstalk's SaaS platform and Olo's digital ordering.

Mood Media integrating location-based marketing capabilities

Mood Media is integrating a digital signal into its media players that will allow its customers to deliver location-based marketing content.

Beanstalk Data announces strategic partnership with NCR

Beanstalk Data announced today it will integrate its CRM Marketing Master platform into NCR's restaurant POS systems.

Henny Penny named a Brinker International Supplier Partner Of The Year

Brinker International, Inc. awards Henny Penny, Highland Baking Co. and HotSchedules with the annual Supplier Partner of the Year Award.

Partnership to provide restaurant accounting solutions

Quatrro FPO Solutions, provider of platform based business services to restaurants, is teaming up with enterprise reporting and data management provider ROS Technology Services.

RMD Technologies teams with Verizon for new 'smart' temperature monitoring technology

RMD Technologies, LCC recently launched the D-Mometer and TAM Network, a "machine-to-machine" (M2M) solution that provides businesses and consumers real-time information on the time and temperature exposure of meats, produce and other perishable items.

Australia gives self-service pizza a chance

Australia is getting a taste of its first pizza vending machine, according to cnet.com. Pizza Gio is a self-service machine that cooks 11-inch pizzas within three minutes, the article said. Sydney-based Pompei's pizza owner George Pompei started his vending journey...

Syrus introduces restaurant management mobile app

Syrus Restaurant Information Services has introduced a restaurant management mobile app, available on the iOS platform. The app provides restaurant operators with historical and real-time information on store performance, such as sales, labor, voids and LTOs. "Mobility is at the...

PeopleMatter teams up with NCR to streamline employee onboarding process

PeopleMatter has announced a new relationship with NCR. As part of the agreement, NCR’s Aloha POS and Back Office technology and the PeopleMatter Platform will be integrated to send employee data, real-time and bi-directionally, between the PeopleMatter Platform and NCR...

ChefTec adds Lot Tracking to ChefTec xt3

Culinary Software Services announced the availability of Lot Tracking as an add-on feature in the recently released ChefTec xt3. "The ChefTec Lot Tracking Module allows the operators to quickly establish the source and movement of the affected food items and...

NoshList adds new reservations feature for restaurants, retailers

NoshList has added reservations and scheduling features to its app, to help businesses further manage their daily wait lists. The Reservations feature has been added to the company's iPad, Android and web platforms. It can be used to make reservations...

Webinar will introduce beacon, geo-fencing basics for restaurants

Beacons can be powerful tools for reaching customers right outside a restaurant's front door, and getting them through the front door. A free live webinar sponsored by Splick.it and hosted by FastCasual.com will help restaurants understand beacons and geo-fencing and...

Digital marketing provider secures $500K in capital for restaurant industry growth

Elevate Research Inc. announced today that it has secured $500,000 in seed capital to support its growth in the restaurant and retail industries.

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From point-of-sale (POS) systems to digital menu boards to online ordering, and more...Learn about the latest innovations in restaurant technology and how they can have a positive impact on your bottom line.