Wireless Payment Connectivity in an Affordable, Compact Terminal
Scottsdale, AZ May 5, 2011—Apriva, the leading provider of end-to-end wireless transactions and secure information solutions, today announced the Class A certification of the PAX S90 mobile payment terminal for operation with Apriva’s Intelligent Gateway services. Designed for mobile merchants, the S90 is a compact terminal equipped with a GPRS connection, and a long-lasting lithium-ion battery. This professional mobile device is equipped with a magnetic stripe reader and high-speed thermal printer.
“As the leading provider of wireless payment processing solutions in North America, Apriva is excited to add an affordable and reliable wireless terminal to our certified list of terminals,” said Stacey Finley Tappin, vice president of sales for Apriva. “The PAX S90 terminal is a compact, ruggedized and highly secure full featured terminal that will be offered at a price point that we expect will be well received by the market.”
Headquartered in Shenzen, China, PAX develops and markets Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) Point-of-Sale (POS) terminals. The company was formed in 2001, and sells products in some 30 countries around the globe.
“The PCI-compliant S90 terminal provides mobile merchants with a powerful and easy-to-use tool that enables them to reliably conduct business wherever they are,” said Andy Chau, PAX president and CEO of US operations. “Working with a market leader like Apriva allows us to give merchants the most stringent security technology to protect customer privacy and financial data.”
Effective immediately the PAX S90 is available using the Apriva Intelligent Gateway. The Apriva Gateway enables merchants to securely accept and process credit, debit, and stored value card transactions with all major merchant processors. Apriva will also offer several value-added services for the terminal, including online reporting, order processing, terminal real-time provisioning and comprehensive customer management.
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.
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About PAX Technology, Inc.
PAX has been serving the global retail marketplace for over ten years and has distribution in over thirty countries. In a recent Nilson Report, PAX was listed as the fastest growing of the Top 10 terminal manufacturers with a 54% increase in global sales in 2008, having shipped over 1 million terminals worldwide in recent years. PAX is the dominant supplier in China and has established its North American headquarters in Melville, New York. PAX offers a complete line of products and services supported by extensive R&D capabilities. In addition to a most competitive pricing model, quality assurance is the company’s top priority which enables PAX to have a strong advantage in the marketplace.
PAX Technology, Inc.
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