POS for .NET v1.14.1 SDK Documentation


Microsoft Point of Service for .NET (POS for .NET) v1.14.1 is a class library that enables POS developers to apply Microsoft .NET technologies in their products.

POS for .NET v1.14.1 provides the following:

  • A simple and consistent interface for.NET Framework applications to interact with POS devices.
  • A set of interfaces and classes created to help vendors write applications for common devices such as Cash Drawers or Line Displays.
  • A fully compliant implementation of the Unified Point of Service (UnifiedPOS) v1.14 international standard.
  • Support for Windows Plug and Play functionality.


POS for .NET does not provide any support for the Windows Runtime (WinRT) API. For more information about POS device support in WinRT, see Windows.Devices.PointOfService namespace on MSDN.

The following documentation can help you use POS for .NET to develop POS applications and Service Objects (SOs) more efficiently, learn more about the benefits of POS for .NET, and achieve better compatibility with POS devices.

In This Section

  • POS for .NET FAQ
    Provides answers to frequently asked questions for POS for .NET.
  • Developing a POS Application
    Describes the POS for .NET predefined interfaces and classes, how best to use them in your code, and demonstrates suitable procedures for developing POS for .NET code in the following topics:
  • POS Device Manager
    Describes how POS for .NET helps you manage your POS devices in the following topics:

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