Apriva’s Bill Robertson To Discuss Mobile Payments Solutions at the Smart Card Alliance’s 2014 Payments Summit

Director of Core Solutions Will Cover New Technologies and Solutions Entering the Marketplace

Scottsdale, AZ, February 3, 2014—Apriva, the leading provider of end-to-end wireless transactions, gateway services, and secure information solutions, announced that Bill Robertson, the company’s director of core solutions, will participate in a roundtable discussion on mobile commerce at the Smart Card Alliance’s 2014 Payments Summit. The event is scheduled to take place February 5 through 7 at the Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City, Utah. The session, “What Retailers Want and Want to Avoid with EMV and NFC,” is scheduled for Friday, February 7 at 2:00 pm.

In the roundtable, Robertson will describe the numerous business advantages made available through mobile payment technology, and discuss the potential impact of emerging technologies, including EMV and NFC-based solutions. In his remarks, he’ll cover a number of topics that are relevant to merchant services providers and customers, such as suggested strategies for ensuring security and privacy.  

“As mobile device adoption continues to grow at a brisk pace, businesses are now more than ever seeing the value in accepting mobile payments,” said Stacey Finley Tappin, Apriva’s senior vice president for North America sales and marketing communications. “The Smart Card Alliance’s Payment Summit gives us a great opportunity to share our experiences with other participants in the payments sector, and help providers and merchants achieve their business objectives and improve profitability. We are very excited to be part of this event.”

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 among the most robust encryption technologies in the payments industry. In addition, Apriva maintains relationships with more than 30 payment processers in North America, along with all leading wireless providers. Apriva currently works with some 900 merchant acquirers and Independent Sales Organizations (ISOs) across the United States and Canada.

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.

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