Tableau Business Intelligence with TabShop Point of Sale

Many times i have been asked by TabShop users to enhance the reporting capabilities of TabShop Point of Sale in order to do some queries, reports or filtering on sales data. Over the last weeks i thought about this issue and came to test several third party reporting and business intelligence tools that are able to import and analyze the raw sales data from our TabShop Point of Sale App. The first software i tested is Tableau, a really powerfull stand alone software tool for analyzing all kinds of available data.You can see a demo video here:

i was able to import the TabShop Invoice CSV Export within minutes and immediately created some interesting charts, such as products by date and time, distribution of products and sell quantity over time. Tableau really is a powerful tool that has enormous potential also in combination with Point of Sale Systems such as TabShop POS.

Doing some reports out of TabShop with Tableau Business Intelligence

Doing some reports out of TabShop with Tableau Business Intelligence

Business Intelligence Reports made easy with TabShop and Tableau software

Business Intelligence Reports made easy with TabShop and Tableau software

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Lean Tablet Cash Register for Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses

TabShopLogoProMany startups, entrepreneurs and small businesses are spending a large amount of their spare budget for operating a cash register system. Most of these systems are built upon old stationary touchscreen hardware that is on the one hand quite expensive and on the other hand quite unflexible. These old point of sale systems do not represent the lean and flexible spirit of todays entrepreneurs and startups. Nowadays small businesses are moving fast, offer high mobility and react flexible on new opportunity.
By offering a complete cash register and stock management system in your pocket TabShop climbed the top position in Google Play Marketplace. TabShop is the leading point of sale system app on Android tablets and smartphones. It allows users to manage their stock and directly checkout the customers invoices. With TabShop entrepreneurs always take their stock information and cashier system with them. So small businesses are always ready to take up great selling opportunities.

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MobileVNC controls Industry Panel with HTML5 VNC Viewer

By adding support for Websockets MobileVNC is now fully compatible with HTML5 based VNC Viewers such as noVNC! See in the following video how MobileVNC remote controls an Windows CE Industry Panel by just using a Chrome Webbrowser. The Browser is able to directly connect to the Windows CE embedded industrial Panel by typing in its IP address.

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TabShop Point of Sale App running on Amazon’s Kindle Fire

TabShop Android Point of Sale on Amazon App market

As you all may know, also Amazon operates a global marketplace for Android Apps, as their Kindle Fire eBook devices are based on Android OS and are capable of running normal Android Apps too. So for me it was clear that TabShop Point of Sale should also be available through Amazon.

Since today TabShop also successfully received the global Amazon clearance, with all tests and reviews positively passed.

Now you are able to even convert your own eBook Kindle Fire device into a full Point of Sale cashier systems. Amazon has done a great job with offering ebooks and apps on their own Kinde Fire Android device and i think it is a cool device for converting into a retail cashier system.

Feel free and visit the TabShop Amazon product page HERE.

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TabShop Submission @ SAMSUNG App Challenge 2013

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In line with the publication of the 51th production version of TabShop Retail Point of Sale App last week, TabShop was also submitted to the SAMSUNG 2013 App Challenge. Between September 5 and 30 November 2013 SAMSUNG opened an App challenge specifically for Galaxy Note HD Apps.

TabShop version 51 comes with some major improvements and a new possibility to add stock updates directly within the inventory screen. The sorting of items was improved and some extra reports were added within the daily Point of Sale business report.

TabShop free Android Restaurant POS App

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TabShop Android Retail Point of Sale adds Easy Accounting

TabShop Android Retail Point of Sale App

TabShop the free Android Point of Sale App has just been released in version 35 which adds new features such as Share reports and exports with Google Drive. One of the major new features is an easy Accounting option for keeping a good overview about profits, taxes and costs prices. Additionally a detailed overview about the daily result is shown as well as TabShop offers a revised daily PDF report generation with additional business information. The generation of Profit and Sales charts has been improved, especially the low performance of chart generation was improved significantly. With the new payed feature for setting an Administration password the owner of a shop is now able to secure sensible areas of TabShop POS against unintended changes by employees.

With its over 13.000 downloads, TabShop Android Retail Point of Sale App climbed the top ranking within the Google Play App marketplace within several month and will be improved constantely.

Thanks a lot for all the Bar/Restaurants, Retail Shops, individual Stores or even the owners of Bands who gave a lot of supporting feedback within the last months!

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VNC Server for Siemens Simatic HMI Panels

MobileVNC offers a tiny footprint VNC server software solution for the different Siemens Simatic HMI touch panels. No matter if you operate a large fleet of Simatic HMI KTP400 Comfort Touch Panels that run on a ARM CPU processor or a Simatic HMI TP700 on x86 (486) Intel CPU, MobileVNC will offer good native performance. Since its first publication more than 10 years ago the professional MobileVNC VNC server solution offers a simple and cost effective way for remote controlling and maintaining industrial PCs, thin clients or even Windows powered mobile devices.

ARM CPU powered Siemens Simatic HMI KTP400

 Simatic HMI TP700 on x86 CPUs

Simatic HMI TP700 on x86 CPUs

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Submit your Arduino Projects to the Maker Fair in ROME


Maker Faire Rome - The European Edition
Save the date for the European Maker Faire that takes place from 3 to 6 October in ROME, Italy!

Massimo Banzi, one of the inventors of Arduino, is promoting and hosting this cool Make Event in October. It will be the perfect event for meeting the community of DIY activists and Makers all over Europe. The deadline for submitting your own Make projects and creations has been postopened until end of June. Submit your own Arduino projects here.
Maker Faire showcases the amazing work of all kinds and ages of makers—anyone who is embracing the do-it-yourself (or do-it-together) spirit and wants to share their accomplishments with an appreciative audience.
Topics for the Maker Call are: 3D Printing, Robot, Education, Design, Fashion, Arduino, Crafts, Science, Digital Fabrication, Green, Transportation, Interaction and Young Makers (under 16);

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