While some Apple Pay critics scoff at the low number of retailer locations available as its coming demise, others argue that writing off Apple Pay for its slow initial adoption misses the forest for the trees.
PokitDok introduced its Health Credit Outcome (HCO) product, designed to aid qualification tools used by lending institutions, payment solutions, health systems and medical practitioners, as they make new financing options available to their customers for non-acute medical services.
ToolsGroup demand-driven inventory optimization and supply chain planning (SCP) solutions have introduced its “POS Demand Sensing,” “Demand Collaboration Hub,”
and its “SO99+ 7.0” inventory optimization and SCP platform. “SO99+ 7.0” also provides an end-to-end modeling platform helpful for handling “long tail”
inventory. The new POS Demand Sensing is a natural extension of ToolsGroup’s Vendor Demand Sensing product. It translates POS demand and retailer status into a
time-phased demand signal for each SKU-Location in the multi-echelon network. ToolsGroup’s existing Vendor Demand Sensing product includes capabilities for bias
monitoring, real-time forecasting, and advanced forecast consumption logic.
NJ-based ISO, United Bank Card, is now distributing Comstar Interactive’s “CHARGE ANYwhere” wireless credit card processing solution. United Bank Card also will give customers using Lipman USA’s NuritÂ¨ 3010 and NuritÂ¨ 8000 Portable Payment Solutions the option of routing their credit card and other wireless transactions through the Comstar Gateway via either of the nation’s two largest wireless data services Ã Cingular Wireless’ Mobitex network or the Motient network. United Bank Card, Inc. is a payment and transaction processor that serves businesses nationwide. Comstar Interactive Corp. is a privately held, Edison, NJ-based innovator of Web-enabled wireless solutions both for businesses and individuals.
NY-based ISO Business Payment Systems has inked a deal to with NJ-based Comstar Interactive to offer Comstar’s “CHARGE ANYwhere” wireless credit card processing solution. The Comstar Gateway and Cingular Mobitex or Motient networks will connect BPS customers with National Processing, Inc., a leading provider of merchant credit and debit card processing, via a highly reliable and secure environment in which approvals are received by the user in less than 10 seconds. CHARGE ANYwhere features a wearable, state-of-the-art device that incorporates a patented magnetic card swipe reader with the popular BlackBerry-class RIM 850/950 Wireless Handheld featuring a full QWERTY keyboard.