accept ethereum in a cafe pos terminal

Ethereum is ranking after Bitcoin in Market cap. More and more cafes (or coffee shops) accept Ethereum as a means of payment, they can ensure fast and secure transactions, develop business and increase cafe sales.

Cafes are busy places, and you need a cafe Point-of-Sale terminal with the option of accepting Ethereum that can keep up. It's a smart payment solution for cafes (or coffee shops), and you can attract more potential customers by accepting Ethereum payments.

What is Ethereum (ETH)?

What is ethereum

Ethereum was created in 2015 by Vitalik Buterin, it is a decentralized and open-source blockchain platform that runs smart contracts. Ethereum is built on a distributed network, a peer-to-peer network that has the power to open up the financial system to the world and build a safer more accessible, and fair economy for everyone to participate in.

Ethereum is a platform powered by blockchain technology that is best known for its native cryptocurrency, called ether, or ETH, or simply Ethereum. Among cryptocurrencies, Ether is second only to Bitcoin in Market cap. Similar to Bitcoin, Ether is a popular means of payment regulated by smart contracts. It can be used to buy and sell goods and services. So cafes (or coffee shops) accept Ethereum as a form of payment becoming a growing trend.

What is a cafe Point-of-Sale(PoS) Terminal?

A point-of-sale terminal is a combination of software and hardware system for processing card payments at retail locations. It is used throughout the cafes and retail industry. This computerized system allows business owners to track sales, cash flow, and food inventory and can help simplify your bookkeeping enormously.

In general, a point of sale(PoS) terminal helps you improve your operations for your customers. This includes reducing waiting time, faster scanning of items, quicker payments, etc. With these operational improvements, customers will tend to get better service and come back to your store for their next purchase.

Cafes have unique needs when it comes to point-of-sale terminal functionality, they have sticky label printing, dual cash drawer tills, and drive-thru management.

A cafe Point of Sale (PoS) terminal processes and records transactions, prints a receipt, and transfers the funds from the customer’s account to the seller’s account. It saves your time and helps you attract both new and existing customers with personalized service. Integrate MixPay into your cafe Point of Sale terminal, your customers will be able to pay with Ethereum when buying from your cafes (or coffee shops) via Mixin wallet or any on-chain wallet (such as Metamask, Bitpay, Trust wallet and so on). This became easy and possible using a cafe Point of Sale terminal after integrating with MixPay API.

How to accept Ethereum with MixPay in a cafe Point of Sale (PoS) Terminal?

Accept ethereum

There are only 3 steps for developers as follows:

  • Create the payment link with MixPay API or bot(7000101422).
  • Convert the payment link to a QR code.
  • Customers scan the QR code to pay and the cafe PoS terminal look query the payment results.

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For cafe owner

  • Download and register Mixin Messenger, then add MixPay(7000104220) bot.
  • Provide your Mixin ID and settlement asset to PoS developers.
  • Manage assets conveniently in the MixPay bot, like withdrawing.
  • You can also check the transaction details, balance and review the flow at the MixPay bot.

Simple cafe Point-of-Sale terminal integration with MixPay API will offer your customers an easy way to spend their Ethereum in your stores.

By QR code, your cafes can accept both fiat and cryptocurrency on the same device(Supported assets). Furthermore, regardless of what crypto your customers pay with, you can set up to accept Ethereum as you wish.

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About MixPay

MixPay, Decentralized Web3 Payment Protocol

MixPay Protocol is a decentralized web3 payment protocol, which connects different chains, different tokens, different wallets, and exchanges, whether it is an on-chain wallet (MetaMask, Trust Wallet) or a centralized wallet (, BlockFi), or exchanges (Binance, Coinbase). As long as they access the MixPay Protocol, they can provide their users with safe, simple, and free payment services anywhere in the world marked by MixPay, without merchants needing to care about what wallet or token the customer uses to pay, just like what Visa and Mastercard do in the traditional payment field.

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