What is OpenPOS?
OpenPOS is the world's 1st Open Source EPOS system built on Hyvä.
We created OpenPOS to solve some headaches experienced by a few of our wonderful customers. The profound set of circumstances around timing and speed of delivery caused us to quickly widen our horizons and produce a fully Open Source EPOS.
The OpenPOS Value Proposition
- Low Entry Cost
- Enhanced Omni-Channel Experience
- Ensured Flexibility
- Open Source
How much does it cost?
It's FREE! OpenPOS is an Open Source product meaning you can download it from our GitHub Repo!
For more information on how to download and install it, visit the OpenPOS GitHub Repo here which will be accessible from the official launch date of February 1st 2024
What do I need to get started?
OpenPOS is web-based, meaning you can run it on anything that can connect to the internet! Whether it be a laptop, ipad, desktop, whatever you like. If you have internet connection, you're ready.
We initially developed the prototype MVP product with iOS/iPad using bluetooth barcode scanner and receipt printer.
It was important to us to keep costs down to an absolute minimum, so that even the smallest merchants can get up and running on the smallest cost.
If you look at other POS systems, you're typically faced with anything from £3-6k for hardware alone; not to mention ongoing monthly costs of £100+.
This isn't the case with OpenPOS; the outlay is minimal, and there are no ongoing monthly costs
What other solutions are there?
Even the industry leading POS systems have caused headaches for some of our clients, that's why we built OpenPOS!
We were struggling to effectively provide solutions for customers until we built our own using Hyvä, Hyvä Checkout and Magewire.
Some examples of problems we were seeing include...
- General Synchronisation
- Limited additional integrations for key essentials such as gift cards, store credits etc
- High ongoing monthly costs
All these issues go away with OpenPOS
How does it work?
OpenPOS is built on Hyvä, Hyvä Checkout and Magewire. These 3 solutions are proving to be real industry leaders and transforming the way agencies like us are able to deliver solutions to clients.
Never in our wildest dreams would we have thought about making an EPOS system before Hyvä came along, but thankfully, now we can (and we have)!
At it's most basic, you would...
- Login to Magento and enter OpenPOS
- Scan products
- Proceed through checkout
- Print / Email receipt
What are the benefits of switching to OpenPOS?
- It's FREE
- It's open source, meaning any 3rd parties can collaborate
- No ongoing monthly costs
- Minimal outlay cost
- Cashier Reminders (for enhanced omni channel UX)
- Fast Checkout
- Flexible payment methods
- Custom Pricing
- Instant inventory updates