The Complete Mobile POS System for Retailers

Get moving with Lightspeed OnSite Mobile POS System

Introduce a revolutionary personalized retail experience to your store or chain.

Like no other retail POS system before it, Lightspeed OnSite Mobile POS enables your sales staff to bring the retail experience to your customer. Meet your customer in a whole new way by sparking personal relationships that cultivate customer loyalty. Get to know them in one-on-one interactions, learn best how to meet their needs, and capture their excitement by making purchases a breeze. Meet your customer, decrease transaction times and improve your bottom line with Lightspeed OnSite Mobile POS system.

Sales in the palm of your hand

Lightspeed OnSite Mobile POS is the mobile retail extension to the next-generation Lightspeed OnSite point of sale system for Mac that transforms the way retailers sell to their customers using the same mobile pos hardware employed by Apple in its highly-acclaimed retail stores.

Personalized Retail POS

It offers stores a true advantage over competitors with an alternative to traditional retail systems and long, impersonal line ups at the cash register. Retail sales staff can use our mobile POS to connect to a Lightspeed OnSite database and process sales anywhere in the store with an iPod Touch or iPhone.

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Lightspeed OnSite Mobile POS offers the ability to:

  • Create New Invoices
    Start a new invoice with one tap, with the ability to add products, customers and notes.
  • Perform Inventory Lookups
    Find out what's in stock, what's on reserve and what's on order for any product.
  • Add or Create a Customer
    Select an existing Customer, or create a new one, right from your iPhone or iPod touch.
  • Scan Products with Linea-pro Hardware
    Scan UPC barcodes or barcodes generated and printed on labels by Lightspeed OnSite.
  • Process Credit Card Payments
    Swipe credit cards with the Linea-pro and process on supported credit card gateways.
  • Accept Signatures On-screen
    Once a payment is processed, customers can sign on-screen with a finger or stylus.
  • Email Receipts
    Receipts are emailed instantly, and can be re-sent to additional addresses.
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The Complete Mobile POS Software Solution

Invoices and payments are saved in Lightspeed OnSite, which includes backend retail management features like purchasing and reporting in a comprehensive and easy-to-use Mac desktop application. Lightspeed OnSite is the next-generation point of sale system that combines Mac innovation with powerful business logic to offer comprehensive and easy to use tools for retail stores. Its streamlined interface gives a clear overview of your single or multi-store operations, saving you time and giving you absolute control over your business.

With a back-office Browser that simplifies purchasing and inventory management, a touchscreen-optimized POS for fast front-counter sales, and a tightly integrated Web Store for selling online, Lightspeed OnSite is the complete retail point of sale solution. And now with Lightspeed OnSite Mobile POS system, you can offer your customers a revolutionary new personal retail experience that will enhance interactions and help them find and purchase the products they need faster than ever before.

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Lightspeed OnSite and Lightspeed
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Teamwork in Action

Lightspeed OnSite Mobile POS system gives retailers the option to complete the entire sale, from product lookup to invoice to credit card payment, on an iPhone or iPod touch; or, if the customer is paying by an alternative method, to initiate the sale on the handheld, and then dispatch the invoice to a Lightspeed OnSite sales station to complete the sale.

Lightspeed OnSite Mobile allows users to access existing customers, or create or edit new ones, right from a mobile device. It can also print receipts via Lightspeed Server to Star Micronics printers. By bridging the mobile and desktop clients, Lightspeed OnSite and Lightspeed OnSite Mobile offer a truly unified solution for store owners that saves time and helps them provide a level of customer service that their competitors cannot.

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Scan & Swipe

Mobile sales anywhere, anytime

Purchase the Lightspeed OnSite Mobile POS Hardware Kit and connect the included Linea-pro hardware to an iPod Touch to add the ability to scan product barcodes and swipe credit cards, allowing you to offer your customers an efficient, personalized shopping experience. Once the payment is approved, customers simply sign on-screen and receive their receipt instantly by email.

Is Lightspeed OnSite Mobile POS System Right for Your Retail Needs?

Lightspeed OnSite Mobile ROI Calculator

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Additional sales per Lightspeed OnSite Mobile device per day?Estimated extra deals closed due to the benefits of a mobile retail workflow

Extra Annual Earnings Based on 264 business days per year

$79,200

Total Lightspeed OnSite Mobile Upgrade Costs*

$2,602

Extra Annual Revenue After Upgrade Costs

$96,597

Purchasing Lightspeed OnSite Mobile POS

Step 1 is to download the app from iTunes. Of course, you'll need a Lightspeed OnSite database to log into, so check out the hardware and license options below for the bundle that suits your situation. Do you already have enough licenses to accommodate extra users on Lightspeed OnSite Mobile? Do you want to add a license or two to make sure that your mobile devices always have access? Or maybe you're new to Lightspeed OnSite, and you want to take advantage of the savings you can get by purchasing hardware and license options together.

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Lightspeed OnSite 3.6 installation or demo required.



FAQs

  • Lightspeed OnSite Mobile FAQ

    What is Lightspeed OnSite Mobile?

    Retail sales staff can use Lightspeed OnSite Mobile to connect to a Lightspeed database and process customer invoices anywhere in the store with an iPhone or iPod touch. Connect the Linea-pro included in the Lightspeed OnSite Mobile Hardware Kit to an iPod touch 4th Generation or iPhone 4, and add the ability to scan product barcodes and swipe credit cards, allowing you to offer your customers an efficient, personalized shopping experience. Invoices are saved in Lightspeed, which includes backend retail management features like purchasing and reporting in a comprehensive and easy-to-use Mac desktop app.

    What are the main features?

      Lightspeed OnSite Mobile offers the ability to:
    • Create New Invoices
    • Perform Inventory Lookups
    • Scan Products with Linea-pro hardware
    • Process Credit Card Payments
    • Email or Print Receipts

    What does it cost?

    Lightspeed OnSite Mobile is a free download on the iTunes App Store.

    Can you use it without owning Lightspeed?

    Lightspeed OnSite Mobile requires you to log into a licensed Lightspeed Server. However, you can test drive Lightspeed OnSite Mobile with the 30 Day Demo of Lightspeed

  • Configuration + Licensing

    What version of Lightspeed is required?

    Lightspeed 3.6 is required for Lightspeed OnSite Mobile 1.5. Do not update to Lightspeed OnSite Mobile 1.5 if you are currently running Lightspeed 3.4.x and do not have plans to upgrade to Lightspeed 3.6 or later immediately.

    How does Lightspeed OnSite Mobile connect to a Lightspeed database?

    Lightspeed OnSite Mobile can connect to a Lightspeed database over Wi-fi, 3G or over a VPN.

    Does Lightspeed OnSite Mobile count as a user license when logged into the Lightspeed database?

    Yes. You need a Lightspeed Server with 1 available user license per Lightspeed OnSite Mobile client. For example: A 5-User Lightspeed Server can allow concurrent logins from up to 5 Mac or Mobile clients at one time. It is recommended that you upgrade your Lightspeed installation to accommodate any additional Lightspeed OnSite Mobile clients.

    How do I keep my Lightspeed OnSite Mobile app up-to-date?

    Periodically, Lightspeed OnSite Mobile updates through the iTunes App Store will become available for download. Unless otherwise stated, you would not need to update your Lightspeed installation for Mac.

  • Hardware

    What is the Lightspeed OnSite Mobile Hardware Kit?

    The Lightspeed OnSite Mobile Hardware Kit is compatible with the iPod touch 4th generation or iPhone 4, and includes the Linea-pro "sled" and charging cable. The Linea-pro looks like a case for the iPod touch or iPhone, and adds a barcode scanner and credit card swipe to the unit. It also includes a battery pack to power the scanner. The included USB-A to Mini-B cable allows you to charge the Linea-pro and mobile device simultaneously by connecting to a desktop Mac.

    What does it cost?

    The Lightspeed OnSite Mobile Hardware Kit costs $549.00 USD.

    Where can I buy it?

    The Lightspeed OnSite Mobile Hardware Kit is available from Lightspeed and Lightspeed Resellers. Learn more at www.lightspeedpos.com and view a list of resellers.

    Which Apple products does the Lightspeed OnSite Mobile Hardware Kit work with?

    Lightspeed OnSite Mobile Hardware Kit is currently offered for iPod touch 4th generation and iPhone 4 only. iOS 4.0 or higher is required.

    Can I use Lightspeed OnSite Mobile without the Hardware Kit?

    Yes, but you will not be able to scan product barcodes or swipe credit cards. However you can search for products and process credit cards manually.

    Can I use Lightspeed OnSite Mobile on iPhone 3G or iPhone 3GS?

    Yes, but these products cannot be used with the Hardware Kit. A device running iOS 4.0 or higher is required.

    Can I use Lightspeed OnSite Mobile on iPad?

    No, Lightspeed OnSite Mobile is currently only available for the iPod touch and iPhone.

    Can I use the Lightspeed OnSite Mobile with other iPhone or iPod credit card swipes?

    No.

  • Functionality

    Can I connect to a Lightspeed Server with Bonjour?

    Yes, Lightspeed OnSite Mobile will allow you to find and connect to Lightspeed installations and demos on your wireless network over Bonjour.

    Can I search for customers in my Lightspeed database and attach them to an invoice?

    Yes.

    Can I enter a Walk In customer?

    Yes.

    Can I sell products with serial numbers?

    Yes, serial numbers can be scanned with a Linea-pro or entered manually.

    Can I do returns or activate/redeem gift cards?

    These actions are not supported in Lightspeed OnSite Mobile, and must currently be done on the Mac version of Lightspeed.

    What barcodes can be read by the Linea-pro?

    The Linea-pro can read UPC barcodes printed on product boxes as well as CODE39 (C39) barcodes generated by Lightspeed's Print Product Labels feature. The Linea-pro scanner may not be able to read very small barcodes customized with the Label Designer feature, so it is recommended that stores test scanning custom labels before labelling their inventory.

    Can I edit line items on an invoice?

    Yes, you can edit quantities, discounts and product descriptions if the product is set up to have an editable description.

  • Receipts

    Can I email receipts?

    Lightspeed OnSite Mobile can email receipts to customers if the Mail Server is configured in the Lightspeed setup panel. Emails are sent via Lightspeed server.

    Can I print receipts?

    Lightspeed OnSite Mobile can print receipts via Lightspeed Server to select local or networked Star Micronics printers. Printing requires Lightspeed 3.4.4 or higher.

  • Payments

    Can customers pay by credit card?

    Yes. You must have a valid credit card processing account set up in Lightspeed to use this feature. Customers can sign for their purchase directly in Lightspeed OnSite Mobile with their finger or by using a stylus, and their receipt is e-mailed to them at the end of the transaction.

    What credit card processors are supported?

    Lightspeed OnSite Mobile processes credit card payments on the Lightspeed Server, so it supports all credit card processors supported by Lightspeed. These processors include Axia, Merchant Warehouse, Authorize.net and Tyro Payments. At this time, credit card processing is only available for U.S. customers and for Australian customers using Tyro Payments. Read the Tyro Payments FAQ for more information on using Lightspeed OnSite Mobile in Australia. Lightspeed is currently exploring processing options for international installations.

    Can customers pay by cash, debit, cheque, gift card, etc?

    Upon completing an invoice, a sales representative can click the "Use Other Payment Method" button, which allows them to continue the transaction on Lightspeed's POS screen on a Mac station using a connected cash drawer or external terminal.

    Can I use Lightspeed OnSite Mobile with the Tills feature in Lightspeed?

    Yes, Lightspeed OnSite Mobile can join a till and process payments if the Tills feature is enabled in Lightspeed.

Compatibility

  • iPod touch or iPhone
  • The Lightspeed OnSite Mobile app requires an iPod touch or iPhone running iOS 4.0 or higher. The Linea-pro 4 requires an iPod touch 4th generation or iPhone 4.
  • Lightspeed OnSite Mobile app
  • Available on the iTunes App Store™
  • Lightspeed Server with 1 available user license per Lightspeed OnSite Mobile client
  • Available from Lightspeed Sales or a local Lightspeed reseller

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