BBVA Bancomer will deploy more than 13,000 “Optimum T2100” countertop and “M2100” Bluetooth-enabled mobile payment terminals. With the order, Bancomer BBVA has purchased more than 21,300 “Optimum” terminals this year. Hypercom’s “Optimum T2100” is a high-speed 32-bit device with an integrated EMV-compliant smart card reader, built-in printer, large memory to accommodate multiple applications, support for multiple languages and currencies, hand-over countertop design and graphical interface that guides customers through transactions with clear prompts. The wireless “Optimum M2100” is a compact, high-speed, battery-operated device that facilitates fast, secure point-of-sale transactions for restaurants, car rental companies, sports stadiums, medical facilities and other businesses that require non-stationary payment systems.
Hypercom has announced that Al Rajhi Bank has purchased 4,000
Optimum card payment terminals. Among the terminals purchased is
the “Optimum M2100” wireless terminal which is portable, battery-
operated and allows for secure point-of-sale transactions. Purchase
orders were also made for dial-up card payment terminals. Al
Rajhi Bank has over 500 branches, 1600 ATMs, and 1200 installed
points of sale. The bank has capital of SR 13,500,000,000.
Hypercom provides secure payment solutions in over 100 countries.
The “2006 Arizona State Fair” is using Hypercom’s “Optimum M2100” wireless payment terminals for rides and, for the first time, allowing the fair to accept debit cards. The wireless terminals are expected to speed lines, increase ticket sales, minimize cash handling and enhance guest convenience at the fair, which opens in Phoenix on October 13 and runs through November 5 (closed Mondays). Thanks to Hypercom, Element Payment Systems and Apriva, the devices are also expected to be used at future Arizona State Fairs as well as at other fairgrounds events that previously have not accepted credit card payments. Global payment technology leader Hypercom Corporation (NYSE: HYC) delivers a full suite of high security, end-to-end electronic payment products and services. Apriva is the leading wireless solutions provider integrating the hardware, software and network infrastructure required to develop and deploy high-performance high-reliability solutions in the Point of Sale (POS) and Secure Mobile Messaging markets. Element Payment Services, Inc., provides powerfully diverse, full-service payment solutions that deliver flexible, scalable services; industry-leading POS equipment and solutions; robust reporting capabilities, and reliable, responsive 24-hour customer support to over 30,000 merchants nationwide.
Hypercom announced that the “Optimum M2100” card payment terminal for merchants and service providers in Europe, the Middle East and Africa is now available. The “M2100” is an always-on, battery-operated,
easy-to-carry terminal that accepts both magnetic stripe and smart
cards. It offers a full range of wireless connectivity options, EMV and
Visa PED security certifications, long battery life, and the ability to
withstand outdoor as well as indoor use. The compact handheld wireless
high-speed device offers fast, secure, mobile point-of-sale transaction
functionality for restaurants, delivery services, car rental companies,
sports stadiums, medical facilities, kiosks and other businesses that
require non-stationary payment systems.
PayStar Corporation and eXcape Business Transactions of Vancouver have sealed a deal to deploy handheld wireless terminals to select Domino’s Pizza franchisee locations for beta testing. PayStar will utilize eXcape technology to accept credit and debit cards at the POS. PayStar expects to deploy several thousand wireless units this year. PayStar recently acquired Get2Net’s nearly 200 Internet kiosks in 32 airport locations. The company also announced in December plans to quit the pay phone business. (CF Library 12/21/00; 1/9/02)