Microsoft Point of Service for .NET v1.14 (POS for .NET)

Microsoft Point of Service for .NET (POS for .NET) v1.14 is a class library that enables POS developers to apply Microsoft .NET technologies in their products.
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      Microsoft Point of Service for .NET (POS for .NET) v1.14 is a class library that enables POS developers to apply Microsoft .NET technologies in their products. POS for .NET v1.14 provides the following:

      • A simple and consistent interface for.NET Framework applications to interact with POS devices

      • A set of interfaces and classes created to help vendors write applications for common devices such as Cash Drawers or Line Displays

      • A fully compliant implementation of the Unified Point of Service (UnifiedPOS) v1.14 international standard

      • Support for Windows Plug and Play functionality

      Microsoft POS for .NET v.1.14 takes the POS development framework and brings full compatibility with the UnifiedPOS 1.14 specification. As part of this update developers will get additional methods for creating a variety of experiences such as:

      • Enabling sales trainees to learn how to use chip and pin devices without affecting the business receipts total for the day (training mode)

      • More symbologies are now available for POS Printer and Barcode Scanner expanding reach to a larger set of devices

      • Fiscal Printer data can now reside on the printer in several different formats for easy review of daily financial transactions at the end of the day

      To make development tasks easier, additional POS objects such as smartcard, motion sensor, and fiscal printer have been added to support a larger number of device types

      New support for .NET 4.0 takes advantage of an updated security model which makes it easier to maintain PCI compliance when communicating with your device from your application

      For technical assistance please visit our POS for .NET forum on MSDN.

  • Supported Operating System

    Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows Embedded Industry 8.1

      POS for .NET v1.14 can be installed on the following platforms:

      • Windows 8.1
      • Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry Enterprise
      • Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry Pro
      • Windows 7
      • Windows Embedded POSReady 7

      Additional Requirements include:
      • .NET 4.0 and above

    • You can install Microsoft Point of Service for .NET (POS for .NET) v1.14 on your device by double-clicking on the POSforDotNet-1.14.msi installer and following the installer wizard

    • Where can I find guidance on using POS for .NET v1.14?

      After you install POS for .NET v1.14, if you have also selected to install the POS for .NET Software Development Kit (SDK) during installation, you can open the POS for .NET SDK.chm Help file located in the %PROGRAMFILES(x86)%\Microsoft Point Of Service\SDK folder.
      You can also find the documentation online at POS for .NET v1.14 SDK Documentation on MSDN.

      For a complete list of changes, see What’s New in POS for .NET v1.14 in the Help file.

      Does POS for .NET v1.14 provide support for Windows Store apps?

      POS for .NET does not provide any support for the Windows Runtime (WinRT) API. For more information about POS device support in WinRT, see Windows.Devices.PointOfService namespace on MSDN.
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