Proposal “dash-point-of-sale“ (Completed)Back
|One-time payment:||165 DASH (7494 USD)|
|Completed payments:||1 totaling in 165 DASH (0 month remaining)|
|Payment start/end:||2017-02-03 / 2017-03-20 (added on 2017-01-04)|
|Final voting deadline:||in passed|
|Votes:||926 Yes / 6 No / 0 Abstain|
What is DashPay POS?
DashPay POS is a free mobile point-of-sale app designed to run on mobile platforms (Android, iOS, Windows Phone), desktop platforms (Linux, macOS, Windows), and standalone hardware terminals. This project is designed for merchants to be able to accept Dash quickly, easily, and securely. In order to further adoption of Dash we need to make it easy for merchants to accept Dash as a form of payment. This system will enable them to do so.
50 Dash - Nitya (server) - development efforts, testing, hosting fees
50 Dash - kodaxx (client) - development efforts, testing, graphics
60 Dash - Hardware terminals, ledgers/keepkey/trezor (compatibility testing)
5 Dash - Reimbursement for this proposal
Total: 165 Dash
More Project Info
official project proposal: click here
alpha source code: click here
demo video: click here
current dash.org forum thread: click here
-What is the objective?
This project addresses a basic need of Dash - adoption. This project will be a tool to help merchants accept dash easily once they’ve decided to participate in the Dash ecosystem. Not only will this help those who have decided this, but it may sway others who would like to, but think it is too difficult.
The objective of this project is to reduce the complexity for merchants willing to accept Dash as payment, and to create a great experience for customers wanting to purchase with Dash.
-Why use this instead of a mobile wallet?
One of the main reasons a merchant would use this app over the standard mobile wallet would be to have an experience they are familiar with. It has been designed to be very closely related to credit card processing machines in this respect.
The main reason however, besides ease of use and familiarity, is the fact that this terminal is not a wallet. In fact, it only generates the address and payment requests to a wallet that the merchant controls on a different machine. This means that there is no control of the coins from the POS software. This situation works especially well when you have employees that may access this machine as well.
Plus, keeping your private keys offline is always a bonus!
-What are the features planned for this release?
- Works on Android, iOS, Windows Phone - Mac, Windows, Linux
- Compatible with Trezor/KeepKey/Ledger Hardware Wallets
- Generate a new account on first run. Customize store name, create backups, etc.
- Enter sale amounts in your local currency (only supports USD at the moment) and have them converted to an amount in Dash using http://coinmarketcap.com exchange rate
- A QR code payment request is generated with your receiving address, sale amount, store name, and 'use InstantSend' for your customers to scan
- Unique addresses are used for every sale that are a part of your HD wallet. One private key
- Get an on-screen notification when the requested amount is received at your address
- Detects partial payments and allows multiple parties to pay the total amount owed
- NFC touch-to-pay with mobile phones using Dash Wallet
- Multiple currency support (USD, CAD, UAD, etc.)
- Offline payments system using plastic EMV-type cards for customers
- Ability to have payments converted to fiat instantly
This software (client, server, everything) will be released under a free open source license (MIT license).
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