Outages Cause InefficiencyOverreliance on an internet connection is dangerous
When your POS system goes offline:
- Inventory levels cannot be synced between terminals
- Mobile orders cannot be made
- Credit cards cannot be pre-authorized
- Some payment methods will not be available
Customer Frustration Leads to Loss of Sales
Longer wait times, inability to use loyalty points, and difficulty with payments may lead to customers opting to take their business elsewhere
Seamless Fall BackThe Ditto Platform runs on Mobile, Web, IoT, and Cloud
Embedded Database in Every Peer
Ditto automatically chooses the best transport to sync data from point to point. In the event a device cannot reach the server, they will fallback to peer-to-peer communication.
Network outages make it impossible to fulfill orders and make sales
When Ditto is embedded into your Point of Sale, your entire system can sync normally, even without internet
- Embed Ditto into Point of Sale system
- Embed Ditto into your customer application
- Customers can make orders directly to your POS system
- POS systems will sync inventory and order data across devices
Point of Sale Ordering
Sync Orders without Internet
With Ditto, connections are made without need for cellular of Wi-Fi connection, and without any reliance on a server.
Customers can order in real-time straight from their personal device
Customers who order through the app are more likely to utilize loyalty bonuses which give businesses valuable customer data
Point of Sale Kiosks
Easy Contactless Ordering
Customers can connect directly from their personal devices
Safer, Faster Options
Kiosks can be utilized to give customers a faster way to order both dine-in and dine-out
Excessive Request Handling
Nodes automatically scale up and down based on demand
Reduce Slow Loading
Ensure that customers are always able to order and are never served a lengthy loading or error screen.
Customers Hate Slow Loading Loyalty Apps
With Ditto,Loyalty Apps Work Better
Loyalty information can be stored offline allowing customers to sync instantly, avoiding annoying loading screens
Only devices with common certificates can directly communicate and translate each others’ encrypted data packets.
Terminals Can't Sync While Offline
Without syncing, the probability of costly errors is increased.
Data such as stock levels will be inconsistent across terminals.
Internet is the Single Point of Failure
Automatic P2P Fallback
During an internet outage, POS systems and other small peers will fall back to a peer-to-peer network.
Always Access the Database, Even When Offline
An offline version of the database will still sync over multiple terminals ensuring payments, orders, and stock levels are consistent.
Upon reconnection to the big peer, small peer data edited while offline will automatically be resolved and merged with the cloud. Only Ditto's advanced CRDT is capable of merging the data properly without error.
Employee Device Sync
Synchronize orders and inventory seamlessly with multi-hop sync when workers are far from the restaurant POS system or using cellular data.
Curbside PickupSafely and Efficiently handle to-go orders
Ditto enables customers to wait a safe distance away while being informed of:
- Order StatusAlerts from Store StaffWhen it is Safe to Approach