Hypercom rolled-out the new “Optimum M4200” series of mobile electronic payment terminals. The “M4200” mobile series will be available with or without an integrated smart card reader for global deployments, with a choice of long-range GPRS with dial backup or Bluetooth wireless with dial or Ethernet connectivity. The rechargeable battery supports more than 200 transactions per charge even while printing receipts. The line offers the same rapid 32-bit multi-application processing, compact form factor and memory size as Hypercom’s recently released “Optimum T4200” countertop platform. The series also features the latest security standards approvals, including PCI PED, EMV Level 1 & 2 and MasterCard’s PTSP. The M4200 family shares the same application development toolkit and user interface as the T4200, enabling business applications written for one platform to be quickly repurposed for the other for fast deployment.
Houston-based Paymetric has released “XiPayNet,” an on-demand web-based service for accepting, managing and integrating credit card transactions in enterprise resource planning systems, such as SAP. “XiPayNet” provides a single, on-demand platform for aggregating credit card payments across multiple payment origination systems, such as SAP, order-entry systems, CRM applications, and Web stores, enabling companies to dramatically reduce the cost of card acceptance. “XiPayNet” also enables secure payments to flow directly from an organization’s on-premise enterprise system, through the secure “XiPayNet” service at Paymetric’s PCI-certified data center, to a multitude of card processors or banks.
paysafecard.com has appointed David Hunter
to CEO, given his experience in electronic commerce. Hunter has joined
paysafecard.com Ltd from ClickandBuy as a Managing Director, for which
he contributed to the organization’s transformation from that of a
service to an online wallet service, succeeding his roles in
for BT’s ePayments and “BT Accurate” divisions. His experience with BT
were fundamental to David’s reputation as an eMoney industry expert.
paysafecard is available to consumers in 10 countries across Europe who
want the same convenience as credit and debit cards without the same
risk. The paysafecard user is required to enter a PIN code to authorize
payments using their card, which are available in increments of GBP10,
GBP25, GBP50 and GBP75 at over 18,000 locations throughout the UK.
Moneris Solutions has introduced a multi-functional Internet-based application that uses a PC and Web browser to process card payments. The new “eSELECTplus” enables merchants to process credit cards, signature and PIN-based debit cards, and ACH transactions without the need to install any special software. In addition, “eSELECTplus” offers an easy to use API for integration into business management software applications. Merchants can also set-up recurring and automatic payment plans. “eSELECTplus” offers a variety of modules tailored to different types of businesses, and can work in both customer-present and customer-not-present environments.
Mobile payment provider Mobilians and NHN USA will launch a new payment service that will provide NHN USA’s online gaming customers the ability to make secure online purchases. NHN USA Customers will soon be able to charge online gaming items and subscriptions to their monthly phone bill. The service is targeted at consumers who do not have credit cards and to parents who want peace of mind, allowing secure purchase transactions without the use of a credit card. Mobilians is a mobile payments and e-commerce company while NHN USA is a subsidiary of NHN, a provder of search engine-based portal and multiple game sites.
Mobilians International and NHN USA have signed agreements to
launch an online gaming payment service, in conjunction with PaymentOne,
for NHN customers. With this development, the phone-based payment
gateway will allow users to charge gaming items and subscriptions to their
phone bill. Furthermore, this is part of an effort to expand business in
United States market, particularly for the 14-30 year old demographic.
Mobilians International is a secure mobile payments and e-commerce
company that partners with billing providers while NHN USA is a multi-
national search engine-based portal that provides multiple Internet games.
NCR Corporation has rolled out its “ImageMark Commercial Passport 2.0” software. ImageMark Commercial Passport 2.0 offers financial institutions and their customers the tools to verify check and remittance depositing. It provides all the functionality of the original version, such as seamless integration with an FI’s business and home-banking Internet sites, complete reporting with ability to provide updates electronically to end-customer accounting systems, Back Office Conversion (BOC), duplicate item detection, multiple security levels, integrated recognition, courtesy and legal amount recognition capability. The Web-based technology also provides an integrated and scalable platform for processing transactions from other locations, including branches and automated teller machines.
ING Payments has made public its intentions to partner with
MasterCard Worldwide for the provision of increased customer control
and convenience with Mobile Payment applications. This will provide
debit or credit card functionality with NFC technology over the user’s
mobile phone. For transactions of less than a given amount, users need
not provide a signature for transaction completion. ING and MasterCard
Worldwide will be partnering with Collis, Venyon, Toro and LogicaCMG
for the development of the mobile phone NFC solution.
Marketing network LinkShare has identified Advanta’s affiliate marketing program as a “Premium Partner.” Advanta is the only credit card issuer and one of a select few out of hundreds of companies to meet the Premium Partner Program criteria. According to LinkShare, Advanta consistently meets or exceeds LinkShare’s Premium Partner criteria for selected affiliate management functions in areas such as average response times to transaction inquiries and accessibility of current and complete contact information. The Advanta Affiliate program, consisting of more than 500 affiliates, is a free, easy-to-use service that allows organizations and individuals to promote Advanta small business credit cards on their web site. Advanta is one of the nationâs largest credit card issuers in the small business market today.
The Payzone payments network and Blackhawk prepaid solutions have
signed collaborative agreements. With these developments, the
organizations plan to tap the European gift card market for the distribution
of Payzone products through the Blackhawk network and Blackhawk
products through Payzone retail outlets. This will support Blackhawk’s
European expansion of its prepaid and payments network to nearly
170,000 Payzone retail locations across the continent. The Blackhawk
Network is composed of 80,000 store fronts, targeting 165 million
consumers weekly while Payzone has operations in 21 countries across
Europe, processes over 630 million per annum with a value of
approximately EUR13 billion and operates a total of 240,000 points of
CA-based Attitude POSitive has launched its latest version of AccuPOS retail point of sale software. AccuPOS Retail gives small-to-medium retailers more control over their business with the only solution that separates the front-end POS functions with the back-end accounting functions, providing a much cleaner, secure and more detailed accounting process. Unlike other POS software, AccuPOS is a pure POS solution, protecting critical financial information more effectively. AccuPOS only collects sales data and populates the accounting program ensuring that all inventory, sales and customer data are rightfully located in the accounting program. This eliminates the many common accounting duplication errors. AccuPOS is easy to implement with all popular accounting programs i.e. QuickBooks, Peachtree, MAS. Attitude POSitive is a provider of POS, inventory management and time clock software for the retail and hospitality industries.
San Diego-based Single Touch Interactive, an ADC specialist, and Atlanta-based InComm have teamed to combine InComm’s POS integration at over 100,000 national retail stores with Single Touch Interactive’s ADC mobile technology to deliver mobile coupons. Consumers only need to sign up one time for the mobile coupon program via their mobile phone by dialing #SAVE and entering their loyalty card number or they can sign up online at any participating retailer. When the consumer visits a participating retail store, they dial #SAVE on their mobile phone to hear and activate available mobile coupons. At checkout, the consumer swipes their loyalty card to trigger the discount. InComm is a marketer, distributor and technology innovator of stored-value gift and prepaid products.