POS Hardware & Software

POS Hardware & Software: Market Innovation, Vendor Analysis & Market Forecasts 2019-2024

Juniper Research’s latest POS Hardware & Software research provides an extensive, independent assessment of both the software and hardware segments in the POS terminals market report; offering comprehensive market projections and insightful trend analysis.

The POS data research provides a detailed assessment of how new approaches are being used in the POS space, including analysis of the deployment of biometric-equipped devices and the integration of business management software in point of sale. It also analyses key trends and constraints in both the payment hardware and software areas, with a particular focus on best practices for POS software and hardware deployment.

The POS industry research covers:
  • Dedicated POS (Static & Portable Terminals)
  • Contactless POS Terminals
  • mPOS Terminals
  • Biometric-enabled POS Terminals
  • POS Software
This research suite includes:
  • Deep Dive Strategy & Competition (PDF)
  • 5-Year Deep Dive Data & Forecasting (PDF & Excel)
  • Executive Summary & Core Findings (PDF)
  • 12 months' access to harvest online data platform


Key Features

  • Market Analysis: Provides an extensive evaluation of the POS ecosystem; analysing the current market status across key POS segments:
    • Dedicated POS (including Static & Portable Terminals)
    • Contactless POS Terminals
    • mPOS Terminals
    • Biometric-enabled POS Terminals
    • POS Software
  • Interviews: Leading POS software and hardware vendors across the value chain interviewed:
    • Linga
    • Fiserv
    • Revel Systems
  • Juniper Research Leaderboard for POS Hardware: 16 leading POS vendors compared, scored and positioned on the Juniper Research Leaderboard:
    • bbpos
    • Castles Technology
    • Dspread
    • Equinox Payments
    • First Data
    • Ingenico
    • mSwipe
    • Newland Payment Technology
    • NEXGO
    • PAX Technology
    • PayPal
    • Sage Pay
    • Spire Payments
    • Square
    • Verifone
    • Worldline
  • Juniper Research Positioning Index for POS Software: Analyses 11 leading POS software vendors to evaluate their respective positioning.
  • Benchmark Industry Forecasts: POS device and transaction forecasts, including volume and value projections, as well as POS software user numbers and revenue.

Key Questions

  1. Who are the key vendors disrupting the POS market?
  2. What are the most compelling POS types in which markets?
  3. What are the opportunities for stakeholders in emerging markets?
  4. What are the growth prospects for the use of mPOS terminals over the next 5 years?
  5. What is the revenue opportunity in the POS software market?

Companies Referenced

Interviewed: Clover, Fiserv, Linga, Revel Systems.
Profiled: BBPOS, Castles Technology, Dspread, Equinox Payments, Fiserv, Ingenico, Mswipe, Newland Payment Technology, NEXGO, PAX Technology, PayPal, Sage Pay, Spire Payments, Square, Verifone, Worldline.
Case Studied: Cielo, SFT.
Included in Vendor Positioning Index: Erply, iVend, Lightspeed POS, Linga, Nobly, Revel Systems, Sapaad, Shopkeep, Toast, TouchBistro, Vend.
Mentioned: ACCEO Solutions, ADEO, ADP, Airbnb, Airlink, Alibaba, American Express, Apax Partners, Apple, Asics, Australian Retailer Association, Axis Bank, Bambora, Bank Liberty, Bank of America, Bank of Cyprus, Bank of Scotland, Barclaycard, Barclays Merchant Services, BBVA, BigCommerce, BIRA (British Independent Retailers Association), BIS (Bank for International Settlements), BitPay, Blockchain Merchant, Braintree, BRD, BS Payone, Burger King, Business Correspondent Federation of India, Capital One, CardConnect, Cardnet, Cassby, CCV, Central Bank of Nigeria, Charge Anywhere, Chase, China Investment Global Tracker, Citi, Citixsys, Coinbase, Coinify, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Comverge, Costa Coffee, Countr, Credorax, Criptohub, Cyclebit, Deliveroo, Deputy, Deutsche Bank, Digital River World Payments, Diners Card, Discover, DishOut, eBay, Ecwid, Eloquent Labs, Entrees On-Trays, EPC (European Payments Council), Epson, Equens, equensWorldline, Ernst & Young, Euroconex, European Central Bank, European Commission, Exact, Expedia, First Data, First Data Baltics, Francisco Partners, GoDaddy Online Store, GoFundMem Goldman Sachs, Goodwill Industries, Google, Gusto, Havaianas, Heckler, Hi Sun Group, Homebase, HSBC, Humble Bundle, Huntington, Hyperwallet, IBM, iKentoo, Intuit, Invensys, iZettle, JCB, JLpay, Just Eat, Kazyon, KeyBank, Klarna, Kounta, Kwang Woo, Lacoste, LISNR, Lloyds, Magento, Mail Chimp, Marconi, MarketMan, Mastercard, McDonalds, Metro Rio, Miaxis Biometrics, Microsoft, Milan Metro, MindBody, Momentum London, Mountain America Credit Union, MRL Posnet, MTN Telecom, NatWest, NBS Payment Solutions, NCR, Nepting, New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Newegg, NewNet, NRF (National Retail Federation), OMG (Object Management Group), OpenCart, PagSeguro, Paydiant, Paymark, Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council, Paymentsense, Payneteasy, People’s Bank of China, Perka, Perkville, PNC, PrestaShop, Pymnts, Quick Pay, QuickBooks, Ratnakar Bank, ReceiptHero, Reliance Industries, Reserve Bank of India, ReUp, Rothschild, Samsonite, Samsung, Santander, SAP, SARB (South African Reserve Bank), Servus, Seven7 Perfection, Ship Station, Shogo, Shopify, ShoppingGives, ShopWare, ShopWired, Simility, Singapore Land Transport Authority, SNCF, Spectris, SPS (SIX Payment Services), Staley Credit Union, Star, Stone, Stripe, SumUp, Suntrust, SUZOHAPP, Swift Financial, Telpo, Tencent, The Body Shop, The Vitamin Shoppe, TIO Networks, Tokyo Centre for Economic Research, Tonglian, Toshiba, Translink, Transport for London, TYSYS, Uber Eats, UnionPay, Uzzo, Venmo, Virgin Mobile, Visa, Vivawallet, Vodafone, Walmart, WeChat Pay, Weebly, Wells Fargo, Westpac, Windcave, Wix, Woo Commerce, Worldpay, WP EasyCart, X-Cart, Xero, Xoom, Yum! Brands, Zemen, Zen Cart.

Data & Interactive Forecast

Juniper Research’s POS & mPOS Terminals forecast suite includes:
  • Country level data splits for:
    • Brazil
    • Canada
    • China
    • Denmark
    • Germany
    • India
    • Japan
    • Norway
    • Portugal
    • Spain
    • South Korea
    • Sweden
    • UK
    • US
  • Plus 8 key global regions
  • Forecasts for number of terminals in use, transaction volume and value, broken down by:
    • Dedicated POS
    • mPOS
    • Contactless POS
    • Biometric POS
  • Forecasts for the use and revenue from POS software, in the retail and restaurant segments.
  • Interactive Scenario tool allowing user the ability to manipulate Juniper Research’s data for 10 different metrics.
  • Access to the full set of forecast data of 79 tables and over 10,420 datapoints.
Juniper Research’s highly granular interactive Excels enable clients to manipulate Juniper Research’s forecast data and charts to test their own assumptions using the Interactive Scenario Tool, and compare select markets side by side in customised charts and tables. IFxls greatly increase clients’ ability to both understand a particular market and to integrate their own views into the model.

POS Hardware & Software Full Research Suite


Full Research Suite

POS Hardware & Software full research suite comprises:

  • POS Hardware & Software Deep Dive Strategy & Competition PDF Report
  • POS Hardware & Software Executive Summary PDF Report
  • POS Hardware & Software Deep Dive Data & Forecasting PDF Report
  • POS Hardware & Software Interactive Forecast Excel Data
  • Quarterly PDF Report & Excel Data Updates
  • 12 months' access to POS Hardware & Software data updates in harvest - find out more


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Research Details

Juniper Research
Susannah Hampton
Fintech & Payments
8 Key Regions - includes North America, Latin America, West Europe, Central & East Europe, Far East & China, Indian Subcontinent, Rest of Asia Pacific and Africa & Middle East
Brazil, Canada, China, Denmark, Germany, India, Japan, South Korea, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, UK, USA