Automated data instruments – DBA POmodo
Proudly Veteran Owned Since 1998
What’s up with the name Pomodo?
Founder Stephen M. Thompson was inspired by The Pomodoro Technique, a time management method developed by Francesco Cirillo in the late 1980’s. The Pomodoro Technique is named after the tomato‐shaped kitchen timer.
Pomodori is the Italian word for “Tomatoes”
Pomodo Software is the brainchild of Founder, Stephen Thompson
A little about Stephen. Stephen is a Proud Army Veteran.
He first served in the 9th Field Artillery unit which was the Pershing II Weapon System, The United States Army‘s primary nuclear-capable theater-level weapon.
Stephen earned the Army Achievement Medal for contributed greatly to the success of Delta Battery’s 1985 Downrange Operation at White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico.
His next assignment was The Allied Command Europe Mobile Force (AMF) which was a small NATO quick reaction force.
He earned the Army Commendation Medal, for Outstanding service to both the American forces as well as the Multinational forces during North Atlantic Treaty organization exercises to Denmark and Norway.
After serving 4 years of active duty, he joined the Army Reserves, attended a local College and earned his degree in Business Management Micro-Computer Applications.
From there he had a couple jobs in the computer industry.
Always wanting to be an entrepreneur Circa 1997 he was a partner in a computer startup Company although, this partnership was short lived.
During this time, he discovered a need in the Retail Computer Point of Sale industry for an open flexible Computerized Cash Register System.
With no startup capital, $200 and a fax Machine ADI – Automated Data Instruments Corp was born.
In 1998, ADI was building the USA’s first nonproprietary Computerized Cash Register System “The Super Register System”.
ADI built these Registers in Johnstown, PA and shipped them through out the US and internationally.
Looking to find new POS software to pre-load in its Registers Circa 2000, ADI Signed A software distribution deal with SMS Sales Management Systems to use their POS software in its Registers.
Pomodo through the years
ADI signs with MPS Mercury Payment Systems (now World Pay FIS) to use integrated Credit Card Technology.
Pomodo becomes a certified agent of WorldPay (FIS). This has given Pomodo the ability to better serve its customers with credit card processing and integrated payment services.