Windows.Devices.PointOfService Namespace

Enables application developers to access Point of Service (POS) peripheral devices. The namespace provides a vendor-neutral interface for accessing POS devices from various manufacturers from the UWP app.

Also see the UnifiedPOS architectural specification.

Important classes Description
@"Windows.Devices.PointOfService.BarcodeScanner?text=BarcodeScanner" Enables application developers to access barcode scanners to retrieve decoded data from a variety of barcode symbologies such as UPC and QR Codes depending on support from the hardware.
@"Windows.Devices.PointOfService.CashDrawer?text=CashDrawer" Enables application developers to interact with cash drawers.
@"Windows.Devices.PointOfService.LineDisplay?text=LineDisplay" Enables application developers to control customer facing 2x20 line displays.
@"Windows.Devices.PointOfService.MagneticStripeReader?text=MagneticStripeReader" Enables application developers to access magnetic stripe readers to retrieve data from magnetic stripe enabled cards such as credit/debit cards, loyalty cards, access cards, etc.
@"Windows.Devices.PointOfService.PosPrinter?text=POSPrinter" Enables application developers to print to network and Bluetooth connected receipt printers using the Epson ESC/POS printer control language.

Common APIs Description
@"Windows.Devices.PointOfService.UnifiedPosErrorData?text=UnifiedPosErrorData" class Provides error information.
@"Windows.Devices.PointOfService.UnifiedPosErrorReason?text=UnifiedPosErrorReason" enumeration Defines the constants that indicates the reason for the error event.
@"Windows.Devices.PointOfService.UnifiedPosErrorSeverity?text=UnifiedPosErrorSeverity" enumeration Defines the constants that indicates the error severity.
@"Windows.Devices.PointOfService.UnifiedPosHealthCheckLevel?text=UnifiedPosHealthCheckLevel" enumeration Defines the constants that indicates the type of health check that can be performed on the devices.
@"Windows.Devices.PointOfService.UnifiedPosPowerReportingType?text=UnifiedPosPowerReportingType" enumeration Defines the constants that indicates power reporting capabilities of the Point of Service (POS) device.

Classes

BarcodeScanner

Represents the barcode scanner device.

BarcodeScannerCapabilities

Represents the barcode scanner capabilities.

BarcodeScannerDataReceivedEventArgs

Provides the barcode data from the DataReceived event.

BarcodeScannerErrorOccurredEventArgs

Provides data for the ErrorOccurred event.

BarcodeScannerImagePreviewReceivedEventArgs

Provides the data from the ImagePreviewReceived event.

BarcodeScannerReport

Contains the barcode scanner data.

BarcodeScannerStatusUpdatedEventArgs

Provides information about an operation status change.

BarcodeSymbologies

Contains the barcode symbology.

BarcodeSymbologyAttributes

The attributes of a barcode scanner symbology.

CashDrawer

A cash drawer device in a retail scenario.

CashDrawerCapabilities

Represents the cash drawer capabilities.

CashDrawerCloseAlarm

The cash drawer close alarm. Parameter defaults are provided, however the user can update them as appropriate.

CashDrawerClosedEventArgs

This object is passed as a parameter to the event handlers for the DrawerClosed event.

CashDrawerEventSource

Provides event sources that allow a developer to detect when the cash drawer is opened or closed.

CashDrawerOpenedEventArgs

This object is passed as a parameter to the event handlers for the DrawerOpened event.

CashDrawerStatus

Provides the current power and availability status of the cash drawer.

CashDrawerStatusUpdatedEventArgs

This object is passed as a parameter to the event handlers for the StatusUpdated event.

ClaimedBarcodeScanner

Represents the claimed barcode scanner.

ClaimedBarcodeScannerClosedEventArgs

This object is passed as a parameter to the event handlers for the ClaimedBarcodeScanner.Closed event.

ClaimedCashDrawer

Provides access to exclusive and privileged methods, properties, and events on a point-of-service cash drawer device.

ClaimedCashDrawerClosedEventArgs

This object is passed as a parameter to the event handlers for the ClaimedCashDrawer.Closed event.

ClaimedJournalPrinter

Represents a journal printer station that has been claimed for use.

ClaimedLineDisplay

Represents a claimed line display device.

ClaimedLineDisplayClosedEventArgs

This object is passed as a parameter to the event handlers for the ClaimedLineDisplay.Closed event.

ClaimedMagneticStripeReader

Represents the claimed magnetic stripe reader.

ClaimedMagneticStripeReaderClosedEventArgs

This object is passed as a parameter to the event handlers for the ClaimedMagneticStripeReader.Closed event.

ClaimedPosPrinter

Represent a point-of-service printer that has been claimed for use.

ClaimedPosPrinterClosedEventArgs

This object is passed as a parameter to the event handlers for the ClaimedPosPrinter.Closed event.

ClaimedReceiptPrinter

Represents a receipt printer station that has been claimed for use.

ClaimedSlipPrinter

Represents a slip printer station that has been claimed for use.

JournalPrinterCapabilities

Represents the capabilities of journal station of a point-of-service printer.

JournalPrintJob

Represents a set of printing instructions that you want to run on the journal printer station.

LineDisplay

Represents a line display device.

LineDisplayAttributes

Represents the attributes of a line display device.

LineDisplayCapabilities

Represents the line display capabilities.

LineDisplayCursor

Represents a line display cursor.

LineDisplayCursorAttributes

Represents the attributes of a line display cursor.

LineDisplayCustomGlyphs

Represents a set of custom glyphs to be used by a line display.

LineDisplayMarquee

Represents an object containing properties describing and allowing control of marquee scrolling on a line display.

LineDisplayStatisticsCategorySelector

Represents a standard statistics category selector.

LineDisplayStatusUpdatedEventArgs

Provides event data for power state changes in the line display device.

LineDisplayStoredBitmap

Represents an object used to store a bitmap via the LineDisplayWindow.StoreBitmapAsync method.

LineDisplayWindow

Represents a line display window.

MagneticStripeReader

Represents the magnetic stripe reader device.

MagneticStripeReaderAamvaCardDataReceivedEventArgs

Provides the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA) card data from the AamvaCardDataReceived event.

MagneticStripeReaderBankCardDataReceivedEventArgs

Provides bank card data from the BankCardDataReceived event.

MagneticStripeReaderCapabilities

Provides capabilities information for the magnetic stripe reader.

MagneticStripeReaderCardTypes

Contains the card type of the recently swiped card.

MagneticStripeReaderEncryptionAlgorithms

Contains the encryption algorithm supported by the device.

MagneticStripeReaderErrorOccurredEventArgs

Provides error information for the ErrorOccurred event.

MagneticStripeReaderReport

Contains data from the recently swiped card.

MagneticStripeReaderStatusUpdatedEventArgs

Provides information about an operation status change.

MagneticStripeReaderTrackData

Contains the track data obtained following a card swipe.

MagneticStripeReaderVendorSpecificCardDataReceivedEventArgs

Provides data for the recently swiped vendor card.

PosPrinter

Represents a point-of-service printer.

PosPrinterCapabilities

Represents the capabilities of the point-of-service printer.

PosPrinterCharacterSetIds

Represents the set of identifiers for the character sets that a point-of-service printer can use.

PosPrinterFontProperty

Represents the property of a specific point-of-service printer font.

PosPrinterPrintOptions

Represents the print options of the text that you want to print to a point-of-service printer.

PosPrinterReleaseDeviceRequestedEventArgs

Provides information about the ClaimedPosPrinter.ReleaseDeviceRequested event that occurs when a point-of-service printer gets a request to release its exclusive claim.

PosPrinterStatus

Provides information about the status of a point-of-service printer, such as the power state of the printer.

PosPrinterStatusUpdatedEventArgs

Provides information about the PosPrinter.StatusUpdated event that occurs when the status of a point-of-service printer changes.

ReceiptPrinterCapabilities

Represents the capabilities of receipt station of a point-of-service printer.

ReceiptPrintJob

Represents a set of printing instructions that you want to run on the receipt printer.

SlipPrinterCapabilities

Represents the capabilities of slip station of a point-of-service printer.

SlipPrintJob

Represents a set of printing instructions that you want to run on the slip printer station.

UnifiedPosErrorData

Provides error information.

Structs

SizeUInt32

Defines the height and width of an object in a two-dimensional plane.

Interfaces

ICashDrawerEventSourceEventArgs

Represents the arguments common to cash drawer event sources.

ICommonClaimedPosPrinterStation

Represents properties and actions common to all type of claimed stations for a point-of-service printer.

ICommonPosPrintStationCapabilities

Represents the capabilities common to all types of stations for point-of-service printers.

ICommonReceiptSlipCapabilities

Represents the capabilities common to receipt and slip printer stations.

IPosPrinterJob

Represents actions common to jobs for all types of stations for a point-of-service printer.

IReceiptOrSlipJob

Represents actions common to jobs for receipt and slip printer stations.

Enums

BarcodeScannerStatus

Defines the constants that indicate the barcode scanner status.

BarcodeSymbologyDecodeLengthKind

The types of decode lengths that barcode symbologies can support.

CashDrawerStatusKind

Defines the constants that indicate the cash drawer power status.

LineDisplayCursorType

Defines the constants that indicate the type of cursor a line display is using.

LineDisplayDescriptorState

Defines the constants that indicate the state of a line display descriptor.

LineDisplayHorizontalAlignment

Defines the constants that indicate the horizontal alignment of text on a line display, relative to the current text character position.

LineDisplayMarqueeFormat

Defines the constants that indicate the marquee format for the current window.

LineDisplayPowerStatus

Defines the constants that indicate the power status of a line display.

LineDisplayScrollDirection

Defines the constants that indicate the scrolling direction of the line display.

LineDisplayTextAttribute

Defines the constants that indicate whether the line display is reversed or blinking.

LineDisplayTextAttributeGranularity

Defines the constants that indicate whether the line display supports blinking or reversing the display.

LineDisplayVerticalAlignment

Defines the constants that indicate the vertical alignment of text on a line display, relative to the current text character position.

MagneticStripeReaderAuthenticationLevel

Defines the constants that indicates the level of support for magnetic stripe reader authentication protocol: NotSupported, Optional, or Required.

MagneticStripeReaderAuthenticationProtocol

Defines the constants that indicates the authentication protocol supported by the device.

MagneticStripeReaderErrorReportingType

Defines the constants that indicates the error reporting type for the device.

MagneticStripeReaderStatus

Defines the constants that indicate the device authentication status.

MagneticStripeReaderTrackErrorType

Defines the constants that indicates the track error type.

MagneticStripeReaderTrackIds

Defines the constants that indicates the device track ID to read.

PosConnectionTypes

Connection types that can be used to access a point of service device.

PosPrinterAlignment

Describes the possible horizontal alignments of the text that a point-of-service printer prints on the page.

PosPrinterBarcodeTextPosition

Describes the possible vertical positions in which a point-of-service printer prints the barcode text relative to the barcode.

PosPrinterCartridgeSensors

Describes the possible sensors available for a printer station of a point-of-service printer to use to report the status of the printer.

PosPrinterColorCapabilities

Describes the possible color cartridges that a point-of-service printer can support.

PosPrinterColorCartridge

Describes the color cartridges that the point-of-service printer can use for printing.

PosPrinterLineDirection

Describes the possible directions that a receipt or slip printer station can use to print a ruled line.

PosPrinterLineStyle

Describes the line styles that a receipt or slip printer station can use to print a ruled line.

PosPrinterMapMode

Describes the valid units of measure for point-of-service printers.

PosPrinterMarkFeedCapabilities

Describes the capabilities of a receipt printer station for handling mark-sensed paper.

PosPrinterMarkFeedKind

Describes the ways the receipt printer station should feed the mark-sensed paper when you call the ReceiptPrintJob.MarkFeed method.

PosPrinterPrintSide

Describes the sides of the sheet of paper on which the point-of-service printer prints.

PosPrinterRotation

Describes the possible ways that a point-of-service printer can rotate the text or image on the page.

PosPrinterRuledLineCapabilities

Describes the capabilities of the point-of-service printer to draw ruled lines.

PosPrinterStatusKind

Describes the power state for a point-of-service printer.

UnifiedPosErrorReason

Defines the constants that indicates the reason for the error event.

UnifiedPosErrorSeverity

Defines the constants that indicates the error severity.

UnifiedPosHealthCheckLevel

Defines the constants that indicates the type of health check that can be performed on the devices.

UnifiedPosPowerReportingType

Defines the constants that indicates power reporting capabilities of the Point of Service (POS) device.

Remarks

Applications that use this namespace require the declaration of the pointOfService DeviceCapability in the app package manifest.

See also