How much do cash registers cost with a barcode scanner?

Answer A POS (Point of Sale) terminal at Wall Mart would be $3,000A POS terminal at gas station would cost $1,000A standard cash register would be $600Standard software included in price, so no programmin... Read More »

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Is there any Barcode Scanner Application for PC that would take a barcode and give you the product's info + $?

Yes, there are several that will import the data into a Windows PC. You may then need to reformat into a .csv or excel file, though, or perhaps there is some extra software for that. The softeksoft... Read More »

How come barcode scanner can scan barcode upside down with same results..?

Yes. Each barcode (whether it is UPC, EAN, Code 39, etc.) includes a start and stop character. Depending which is encountered first will tell the scanner what direction it is reading the barcode. W... Read More »

Who was the inventor of cash registers?

James Jacob Ritty patented the first working mechanical cash register in 1879, although he had been working on the idea for a number of years. The device was patented under the name "Ritty's Incorr... Read More »

Who invented cash registers?

James Ritty invented the first cash register in 1879 and patented his idea in 1883. Ritty came up with the idea when he suspected his employees of stealing. With each sale, the employees would hit ... Read More »