POS software is often referred to as "Point of Sale" software and enables the processing of a payment transaction. In most cases, POS software requires the appropriate hardware (e.g. cash registers, scanners). The POS systems listed in this current market overview are mostly developed for POS in retail or for gastronomy (restaurants). Many of the solutions presented here are industry solutions for specialty retail or chain stores that include a POS system or POS software as a module.