New Certifications Bring EMV Payments to a Variety of Markets
Scottsdale, Ariz., April 26, 2017 — Apriva, a leading provider of omnichannel payment solutions and secure mobile communications, announced today that it has completed EMV certification to the Global Payments processing platform for PAX Technology Inc. (PAX) S80, S90, and S300 devices connecting over the Apriva Gateway. This certification expands Apriva’s EMV offerings to deliver enhanced payment options to merchants and their customers and includes all major card brands: Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover.
- The S80 is a durable, high-performance countertop terminal that connects via dial or Ethernet and delivers fast, reliable transaction processing.
- The S90 terminals offers superior wireless performance over both CDMA and 3G networks, with a large memory and a high capacity Lithium-ion rechargeable battery.
- The S300, with its large color touch screen, is the latest semi-integrated payment solution for merchants and integrators who wish to offer a superior merchant and cardholder experience.
The PAX devices accept magnetic stripe cards, EMV signature and chip-and-PIN cards, and NFC/contactless payments (optional for the S80).
“Getting EMV solutions out to our customers continues to be a priority for Apriva,” said Stacey Finley Tappin, senior vice president, sales and marketing communications at Apriva. “These various PAX solutions, both standalone and semi-integrated, allow Apriva’s ISV partners and 1,100 merchant acquirer resellers the ability to offer EMV products to their customer base. We continue to work diligently to release additional EMV options for our channels and the hundreds of thousands of merchants we serve.”
Apriva maintains relationships with more than 30 payment processors in North America, along with all of the leading wireless carriers, and currently works with more than 1,100 merchant acquirers and ISOs across the United States and Canada, giving merchants and partners the choice to deploy end-to-end solutions best fit for their businesses.
PAX Technology is one of the fastest-growing POS terminal providers in the world. PAX has been serving the global retail marketplace for over ten years and has distribution in over 100 countries shipping over 14 million terminals worldwide in recent years. PAX offers a complete line of products and services supported by extensive R&D capabilities. In addition to a very competitive pricing model, quality assurance is the company’s top priority, which enables PAX to have a strong advantage in the marketplace.
“We are excited to have finalized this EMV certification with Apriva,” said Andy Chau, President and CEO at PAX Technology, Inc. “Whether being used for standalone or semi-integrated solutions, we value Apriva’s expertise with assisting their customers to move to EMV solutions seamlessly.”
Formed in 2003, Apriva is a leading provider of omnichannel payment solutions and secure mobile communications 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.