Apriva Announces Availability of MEI Easitrax Advance 5000 Telemeter for Apriva Vend Customers

New Device Enables Vending Operators to Seamlessly Integrate Cashless Payments Across Multiple Wireless Networks

Scottsdale, AZ September 19, 2012—Apriva, the leading provider of end-to-end wireless transactions and secure information solutions, announced that MEI’s Easitrax Advance 5000 telemeter is fully supported in its Apriva Vend™ cashless vending service. An end-to-end solution, Apriva Vend provides state-of-the-art hardware, software, wireless transaction processing solutions, carrier services, back office tools and customer support, for a monthly fee. Through Apriva Vend, operators can cost-effectively leverage the numerous business benefits of cashless technologies, including more revenue, wider margins, lower operating costs, and greater profitability.

An advanced hardware solution that supports 2G, 3G and CDMA wireless networks, as well as fixed line communications, the MEI Easitrax Advance 5000 is secure, and is in the process of achieving PCI certification.  Its separate transaction and telemetry communication paths ensure the integrity of every card payment. In addition, the modular design of the device ensures easy installation in most vending machines.

“The MEI Advanced 5000 device enables Apriva to serve customers through a variety of wireless networks, including 2G and 3G infrastructures,” said Rinaldo Spinella, executive vice president and general manager of Apriva’s unattended payments solutions. “This flexibility is extremely critical as wireless carriers look to shift some of their resources from 2G to 3G or CDMA technologies. Through this hardware, Apriva will be able to deliver uninterrupted service to the many Apriva Vend customers who leverage wireless technology to deliver cashless vending options to consumers.”

For more information on Apriva Vend, please visit aprivavend.com.

About Apriva
Founded in 1999, Apriva is the leading provider of end-to-end wireless transactions and secure information messaging solutions that meet the exacting security and reliability requirements of financial services providers, government entities and public service sectors. Through its two operating groups, Apriva Point of Sale (POS) and Apriva Information Security Systems (ISS), the company offers customers fully-managed, end-to-end, security solutions that incorporate hardware, software, network infrastructure and management tools. For more information, visit www.apriva.com.

Apriva Contacts:
Robin Rotz   

Glenn Goldberg
Parallel Communications Group