Fitbit Eyeing NFC Payments After Gobbling Up Coin

Fitbit Eyeing NFC Payments After Gobbling Up Coin

The popular connected health and fitness market specialist, Fitbit, has inked a deal to acquire the wearable payment assets of startup Coin. The deal includes key personnel and intellectual property specific to Coin’s wearables payment platform. While there are no plans to integrate Coin’s wearable payments technology into the 2016 Fitbit product roadmap, the acquisition…

PowaPOS + Supercom Off to Flying Start in LAC

PowaPOS + Supercom Off to Flying Start in LAC

PowaPOS has raked-in more than $1.1 million in orders from Latin American distributors within the first month since joining SuperCom on April 18th. PowaPOS is the developer of a fully-integrated mobile and tablet-based system integrating industry-leading retail and secure payment solutions into one simplified, attractive and robust POS platform. PowaPOS expects to deliver the orders…

NXT-ID Ankles COF Executive to its Advisory Board

NXT-ID Ankles COF Executive to its Advisory Board

FL-based NXT-ID has ankled Gregory Johnson, Head of Business Relationships for Capital One, to its Advisory Board of Directors. Prior to joining Capital One, Gregory spent 17 years at American Express Company working in Consulting Services, Business Travel, Commercial Card, and the OPEN Small Business brand forming strategy and architecting large client facing teams to…

Gemalto Secures China UnionPay’s New Wearables

Gemalto Secures China UnionPay’s New Wearables

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Gemalto has provided a secure element based applet for smart wearables launched by China UnionPay (CUP). Smart wearable devices are gaining popularity globally, with total shipments expected to surpass 200 million in 2019. CUP had launched smart wearables with embedded secure elements based payment applications last year. The payment applet runs…

Worldpay’s New Pricing Plans a Boon for UK Small Businesses

Worldpay’s New Pricing Plans a Boon for UK Small Businesses

Worldpay unveiled a unique offering for the UK payments industry that will provide a greater range of payment pricing options, meaning SMEs can find the perfect payment plan to fit their business.  Taking inspiration from the mobile telephony industry, the UK’s number one payment provider has added ‘Pay As You Go’ and ‘Fixed Monthly’ card…

Verifone Point Classic & Revel iPad POS Integrated

Verifone Point Classic & Revel iPad POS Integrated

Verifone Point Classic has been integrated with Revel Systems’ iPad Point of Sale (POS) to simplify EMV acceptance and payment management for merchants. By seamlessly integrating with Verifone Point Classic, Revel allows its clients the choice to have their payment systems managed by Verifone. Combining world-class hardware and services into a flexible and robust managed…

Infinite Peripherals’ DPP-255 Mobile Printer Hits 5th Gear

Infinite Peripherals’ DPP-255 Mobile Printer Hits 5th Gear

Infinite Peripherals’ new DPP-255 mobile printer hits the market offering a high-speed receipt plus label printer. This MFi-certified compact unit has a print speed of 100mm/s, and supports iOS, Android and Windows. Among the fastest mobile printers in its class, the DPP-255 supports the iPad®, iPhone and iPod touch, along with devices running Android and…

Smart Token Chain Connects Blockchain & Payment Systems

Smart Token Chain Connects Blockchain & Payment Systems

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] The new Smart Contract Settlement Exchange connects diverse banking and other payments systems worldwide without requiring each institution to integrate to hundreds of upcoming proprietary blockchain payment systems. Smart Token Chain gives financial institutions the ability to create fully proprietary ledger systems and smart contract tools, yet easily exchange transaction and…

MITSUBISHI; BLUESNAP; THE BANCORP (video); and CSI

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] In Other News: MITSUBISHI (award); BLUESNAP (award); THE BANCORP (video); and CSI (award). MITSUBISHI – Mitsubishi UFJ Financial was named Americas Bank of the Year for 2015 by IJGlobal, the project finance and infrastructure magazine’s top annual regional honor. BLUESNAP – BlueSnap won a 2016 PYMNTS Innovator Award in the category…

RDM’s EC9600i Series Scanners Simplify Check Scanning

RDM’s EC9600i Series Scanners Simplify Check Scanning

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Ontario’s RDM is now shipping its new EC9600i single feed network check scanner models. The new EC9600i SF models are an extension of the family of EC9600i auto-feed network scanners introduced last year. RDM’s EC9600i series network scanners simplify the check scanning process through RDM’s “one-touch” setup. Unique to the EC9600i…