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Performance Improvements at Point Of Sale - A Guide to Getting the most out of your 4690 System.

It is clear that many of the IBM 4690 POS applications could use an overhaul. But who has the time? And where would one start?

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InSight Overview

QVS Software, Inc. announces new pricing model for the QVS InSight product effective September 1st 2010. With the feature pricing model, you can choose and pay for only those InSight features that you want.

The InSight product is a set of powerful tools that assist Help Desk, Programmers, and Analysts in the areas of :

  • Problem Isolation
  • Problem Recreation
  • System Performance
  • Hardware Asset Management
  • and much more!
MPOS - Mobile Point of Sale

The QVS mPOS (Mobile Point Of Sale) solution offers retailers a mobile client that can function as a point-of-sale register.  With mPOS,  a mobile cashier can scan items, take credit or debit card payment, and issue a customer receipt, anytime and anywhere in the store.

Terminal Services

Terminal Services is used to provide support in the more traditional (thick client) POS implementations, as well as in newer application solutions, such as self-checkout. Existing 4690 POS applications can now run on Windows operating systems. Programming interfaces for Java and Microsoft COM platforms are available. A similar product, QConnect, is also available for the DOS environment.

Terminal Concentrator
Terminal Concentrator is used to provide support in newer thin client POS application solutions for fuelpumps and mobile devices. It is also the product that many retailers are using to extend the life oflegacy POS hardware. Terminal Concentrator currently allows up to 80 thin clients to be servicedby a single Windows server. Alternatively, Terminal Concentrator is also available for the IBM4690 controller. Thin client interfaces are available for a wide variety of solutions (Java, COM,Palm OS, and more).
Controller Services Feature

Controller Services Feature for Windows is a QVS product that allows 4690 store controller applications to execute in a Windows NT or Windows 2000 environment.

QVS Controller Services Version 3 (CSF) is a Microsoft®-based solution that provides the necessary tools and subsystems to integrate the IBM 4690 store controller software as a Windows subsystem.

QVS Controller Services Version 3 replaces the discontinued IBM DDS/CSF product offering.


QConnect is a cost-effective software solution for attaching non-IBM POS Terminals to an IBM 4690 Store Controller.


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