Apriva Completes Additional EMV Certifications for iOS and Android

Affordable Mobile EMV Solution Now Available for First Data Resellers, Merchants
 
Scottsdale, Ariz., May 24, 2016 — Apriva, the leading provider of secure end-to-end wireless transaction processing solutions, today announced it has completed an additional EMV certification for its AprivaPay™ Mobile application on First Data’s Omaha platform. This certification builds on Apriva’s mobile EMV efforts, offering added choice to their comprehensive payments solutions. 
 
This critical certification with First Data enables EMV chip and signature payments via Apriva’s white labeled payments application, AprivaPay Mobile. Both iOS and Android devices will be able to accept EMV payments when paired with a Walker 1.0 card reader device. Compatible payment forms include Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and Samsung Pay. This highly affordable solution will be available through Apriva’s reseller partners. 
 
AprivaPay Mobile turns any Apple or Android device into a mobile point of sale. This streamlined, EMV-certified application is geared towards small and mid-sized businesses, and can be used in any storefront or mobile venue. Complete with Apriva’s Online Merchant Portal, AprivaPay Mobile allows businesses to easily measure and track purchases, manage inventory and run reports. This versatile, customizable solution can fit the unique needs of any merchant, providing an affordable, secure way to accept payments.
 
“Mobile payments continue to grow at a rapid pace and are now essential to many merchants today. Obtaining EMV certifications on the Apriva Gateway is crucial in order to bring the latest compliance technologies to merchants,” said Stacey Finley Tappin, Senior Vice President of North America Sales and Marketing Communications at Apriva. “Bringing EMV capabilities to mobile users is an essential step in our EMV migration process for our partners, resellers and consumers.” 
 
The market-leading provider of wireless payment gateway services in North America, Apriva offers a broad portfolio of secure mobile commerce solutions. Its proprietary wireless security protocol, AprivaTalk™, is recognized as one of the most robust encryption technologies in the payments industry. In addition, Apriva maintains relationships with more than 35 payment processors in North America, along with all leading wireless carriers, and currently works with more than 1,100 merchant acquirers and Independent Sales Organizations (ISOs) across the United States and Canada. 
 
For more information on Apriva’s POS solutions, visit http://www.apriva.com/pos, read our company blog, or follow the company on Twitter or LinkedIn.
 
About Apriva
Formed in 2003, Apriva is the leading provider of end-to-end 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
Apriva
480 421-1275
rrotz@apriva.com
 
Lisette Rauwendaal
McGrath Power
(408) 200-3773
lisetter@mcgrathpower.com