The Visa Ready Program recently approved five VeriFone Systems, Inc., PAYWare Mobile EMV-enabled mobile point of sale devices.
â€œMobile point-of-sale technology is enabling merchants of all sizes to accept card payments, and helping to displace cash and check payments globally,â€ Bill Gajda, the senior vice president of innovation and strategic partnerships at Visa, Inc., said. â€œThrough the Visa Ready Program we are enabling payment solution providers like VeriFone to quickly deploy innovative solutions to initiate and accept Visa payments.â€
The Visa Ready Program is designed to ensure that devices, software and solutions used to initiate or accept Visa payments are compatible with Visa’s requirements.
â€œWe are committed to providing innovative payment solutions that meet the growing needs of our merchants, retailers and channel partners,â€ Bill Nelson, the executive vice president of global product management and services for VeriFone, said. â€œBy validating the security of our mPOS technology, the Visa Ready approval gives our clients added peace of mind in knowing that they are better managing and growing their business with mPOS solutions that enhance payment security.â€
VeriFone’s PAYware Mobile solutions are innovative mPOS devices enabling retailers and merchants to extend the POS to new environments. The devices feature universal, Payment Card Industry compliant mPOS adapters that make them completely secure and able to accept contactless, chip and PIN, and traditional mag-stripe card payments. Some devices can also accept NFC payments.
Specific devices within the PAYware Mobile product suite that are approved by the Visa Ready Program include the PAYware Mobile e105, e210, e255, e315 and e335.