Epson, the world leader in producing printers, imaging equipment and other intelligent technologies has made a series of patent applications with U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in the recent months with most of them relating to point-of-sale printing devices, including a double-sided receipt printer.
Headquartered in Nagano, Japan, the Seiko Epson Corporation has made a number of patents related to printing technologies, including one designed to improve image quality that overcomes print head deterioration caused by age and use. Epson also applied patent for assembly line robot that is capable of gripping soft items and also a solar-powered wristwatch that can support a calendar ring for displaying the current date.
Since introducing the world’s first quartz wristwatch in 1969, Epson has been at the forefront of innovation in the fields of high precision technologies, especially for the manufacture of printers and electronic components. In January this year, the printing technology giant had announced a partnership with U.S.-based Touch Dynamic to develop a series of mobile point-of-sale (POS) services for retail and hospitality establishments. Epson also exhibited a line of POS solutions at the recent National Retail Federation Annual Convention and Expo, including systems for peripheral device control and tablet-based POS support.
Epson’s innovations on various types of POS services are related to printing of%