Shift4’s VT4 mobile point-of-sale solution was selected as a 2016 Pay Awards winner in the Best M-POS Solution category. For 10 years, Pay Awards has conferred the most prestigious recognition of excellence in the worldwide prepaid, mobile and emerging payments industry. The awards are presented annually by Paybefore, whose publications are the leading source of…
Verifone has added another gizmo to its mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) portfolio. The new Verifone e265 offers independent and micro merchants the flexibility to accept all major payment types and integrate with smart devices for value-added commerce capabilities.
In today’s CardFlash News Que: TapTrack (NFC); Connect First (PCI); ParTech (m-POS); and Cubic (TfL).
Spire Payments mPOS is launching two new chip and PIN mPOS device, the SPm20 and the SPm2, to complement its PosMate Smart thereby adding to its stable of innovative mPOS devices.
Anderson Zaks Payment Services partnered Datecs to develop a fully secure, scalable m-POS solution. This combines Datecs’ BluePad 50 universal mobile payment device with Anderson Zaks’ RedCard payment processing service and is fully compatible with EPOS solutions running on Android, Win8 and iOS tablets. The system includes point to point encryption from the PIN pad to the RedCard software, providing a payments solution that can be used with confidence in a mobile EPOS (or m-POS) environment, and reduces the PCI scope for the merchant or retailer. Anderson Zaks RedCard Processing Service offers easy integration and supports credit, debit, ETU, DCC, gift and contactless and NFC payment card types.
At this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Wirecard AG will be presenting the expansion of its Bluetooth low energy payment technology to include integrated vouchers and loyalty schemes. Bluetooth low energy (BLE) radio technology facilitates contactless data transfer at a distance of up to 10 metres. Using micro transmitters (“beacons”), BLE provides location-based services that are communicated to the point of sale for mobile marketing activities. As soon as a customer comes within the range of the beacons, retailers can take advantage of an additional communication channel and send personalised offers to the customer’s mobile device. These include discounts, special offers and loyalty schemes that are directly related to the customer’s current location within the store. BLE has already been integrated into a number of Apple, Google and Windows smartphone operating systems.
Wirecard AG and payleven agreed on a strategic alliance for new mobile payments technologies. payleven’s chip and PIN-card readers are primarily geared to SMEs while this partnership is based on the international expansion of M-POS. Wirecard AG is one of the world’s leading independent providers of outsourcing and white label solutions for electronic payment transactions, and will contribute its core competences to the alliance. This expertise includes both acquiring and also central process stages for mobile card reader technology: from risk and fraud management and processing services as well as certifications and licenses through to hardware development. Wirecard’s white label program for mobile card readers is geared to sales partners who can design the product with their own look and feel.
iKaaz mobile payments solution provider launched its iKaaz mobile payment platform for enterprises. The iKaaz Consumer Wallet for Enterprises allows enterprises including banks, operators, and merchants to offer mobile wallets convenience to their customers for quick and easy payments. Meanwhile, the iKaaz M-POS solution allows merchants to replace expensive POS equipment with just a mobile phone that settles payments electronically. With the iKaaz Tap & Pay solution, that leverages NFC technology, merchants can receive payments from customers with just a tap of a phone at the checkout terminal.
Pay.On AG, leading provider of payment technologies and processor of online transactions, follows its mobile commerce strategy by launching a mobile POS application. PAY.ON now offers mobile POS payments with fast and secure card payments on all markets worldwide, allowing payment service providers to offer their merchants a convenient payment device to expand their sales…
Ingenico payment solutions is making leaps and bounds with its “iSMP” m-POS solution. Used in conjunction with an iPod touch or an iPhone, the “iSMP” device can be turned into an EMV Chip & PIN secure payment solution for a unique Smart m-POS. The pocket sized payment solution accepts EMV chip & PIN, magstripe and contactless payment cards and is equipped with an advanced 1D/2D barcode reader and MFI certified, the iSMP can be perfectly integrated with an iPod touch or an iPhone 4 or 4S. iSMP is, by design, compatible with Ingenico’s global portfolio of certified payment applications, thus giving the solution a unique instantaneous global reach.
ARBOR has lunched the G1050 logistics POS tablet computer, powered by a 1.6GHz Atom Z530P processor. Featuring the low power consumption CPU and an internal 1880mAH battery plus a hot-swappable 2500mAH battery, the G1050 provides operating time up to 9 hours. The G1050 adopts 10.4″ TFT active matrix with resistive touch screen enhancing operating efficiency. Its seamless and chemical resistant designed panel also makes it easy to be cleaned. IP54-rated for anti-water and anti-dust along with vibration (3 Gms), shock (40G) and drop resistance (4 feet) design offers protection which keeps the system working stably as well as extends its service life.
Starmount is set to present its “Moving Beyond Transactions to Interactions with Mobile Solutions” to focus on how retailers can move beyond mobile POS to empower stores associates with richer information and deliver a more personal shopping experience inside the store. Starmount’s “Engage” mobile selling assistant is helping transform the way retailers interact with customers at the point-of-sale. The “Engage” solution provides store associates full transaction capabilities to assist customers without leaving their side to facilitate up-selling.