Full-Featured Application Gives Merchants The Ability to Conduct Card-Based Payments in the Field By Using Their iPhones As Payment Terminals
Scottsdale, AZ September 8, 2010—Apriva, the leading provider of end-to-end wireless transactions and secure information solutions, today announced the general availability of its AprivaPay wireless Point-of-Sale (POS) application for Apple’s iPhone. A full-featured, secure downloadable application, AprivaPay is a comprehensive solution that serves the emerging needs of mobile merchants by providing them with a cost-efficient, flexible and secure vehicle to accept card-based payments.
“We are extremely pleased to offer AprivaPay to the tens of thousands of merchants who use an iPhone as their device of choice,” said Bill Clark, Apriva’s executive vice president and general manager for North America. “Every month, more and more mobile merchants are looking at card-based payments as an affordable and cost-effective option to increase sales, expand margins, improve customer service, and grow profitability. We anticipate that many of these businesses will find AprivaPay as a user-friendly, secure, and compelling solution to accept credit and debit card payments away from the shop or office.”
An end-to-end service, AprivaPay uses Apriva’s intelligent gateway to process all payment transactions, assuring that each transaction is complete, reliable and fully secure. AprivaPay customers also receive a number of other key benefits, including comprehensive service and support, as well as detailed transaction reporting. Merchants can opt to use a variety of Apple certified peripherals enabling credit swipe and receipt printing. In addition, merchants can also enable lower transaction fees by receiving “card present” rates by using a credit card reader. AprivaPay supports Daily Systems DS 247i iPhone sled, a combination reader/printer as well as IDTech’s UniMag and iMag magnetic stripe readers. Apriva continues to evaluate peripherals to make sure we are meeting customer’s individual needs.
AprivaPay is certified and available through Apple’s App Store. It also meets the security requirements of PCI. AprivaPay is supported on iPhone 3G, 3GS, 4 and iPod Touch.
In addition to its release on the iPhone platform, the AprivaPay application is currently available on Windows Mobile devices as well as a browser based supported through any phone with web access. Versions for both BlackBerry and Android are expected to be released shortly.
AprivaPay and related peripherals are certified through our extensive network of processors and acquirers. AprivaPay is available through Apriva’s nationwide network of channel partners and resellers. To learn more on becoming a reseller or purchasing peripherals, visit www.aprivapay.com or call 877-277-0728.
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.
Parallel Communications Group