US 10,891,602 B2
Merchant point of sale security system
Timothy C. Nichols, Los Altos, CA (US); Ramaneek Khanna, Saratoga, CA (US); and Geoffrey W. Chatterton, Santa Clara, CA (US)
Assigned to PAYPAL, INC., San Jose, CA (US)
Filed by PayPal, Inc., San Jose, CA (US)
Filed on Apr. 24, 2017, as Appl. No. 15/495,758.
Application 15/495,758 is a continuation of application No. 14/012,793, filed on Aug. 28, 2013, granted, now 9,633,345, issued on Apr. 25, 2017.
Prior Publication US 2017/0228713 A1, Aug. 10, 2017
Int. Cl. G06Q 20/20 (2012.01); G07G 3/00 (2006.01); G06Q 20/40 (2012.01)
CPC G06Q 20/20 (2013.01) [G06Q 20/4016 (2013.01); G07G 3/00 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A method for providing security to point of sale (POS) devices, comprising:
receiving first environment signals from a first environment sensor of a first POS device and second environment signals from second environment sensor of a second POS device, the first environment signals and the second environment signals indicative of a wireless signal quality of a wireless environment at one or more of the first POS device and the second POS device;
analyzing the first environment signals and the second environment signals to determine a wireless signal quality change in the wireless environment that is indicative of a security breach;
providing a security breach result of the analyzing via a user interface;
determining whether to transition at least one of the first POS device or the second POS device from executing purchase instructions for conducting purchase transactions within a first time period to executing security instructions within a second time period; and
determining whether to transition a customer engagement device from executing customer purchase instructions for conducting customer purchase transactions within a third time period to executing customer security instructions within a fourth time period.