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ROAM Extends End-to-End mPOS Platform with EMV Chip & PIN

February 23, 2014

Launch of RP750x makes ROAM the first mPOS solution provider to address all needs of new mPOS entrants through a single platform

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- From Mobile World Congress, Ingenico Booth Hall 7 Stand 7J43--ROAM (www.roamdata.com), an Ingenico company and the leading mobile commerce platform provider, has expanded its mPOS solutions to include chip & PIN acceptance with the RP750xmobile card reader. This new cloud-based solution is fully compatible with ROAM’s mobile commerce platform, making ROAM the leading mPOS solution provider supporting new mPOS players with all mobile card acceptance types: magnetic stripe, NFC, chip & sign and chip & PIN.

Combining state-of-the-art mobile payments technology from mPOS innovator ROAM with the global EMV expertise of Ingenico, the RP750x is the most flexible and secure chip & PIN device on the market. Unique features include:

  • Compliant with the latest industry standards (PCI PTS 3.1 with SRED, EMV Level 1 & 2, Visa Ready);
  • Connects with smartphones, tablets and features phones via Bluetooth and/or audio jack;
  • Backlit display, EMV PIN pad, magnetic stripe reader, smart card reader, and NFC reader;
  • Compact form factor just slightly bigger than a credit card;
  • Configurable through the cloud, enabling direct shipment from factory to any country; and
  • Option to customize the branding and/or the form factor

    With its unique white label platform, ROAM allows mPOS players to quickly get to market with their own custom-branded solution providing merchants with a powerful set of features, including device and fraud management, remote application configuration, as well as an mPOS application that can be localized for any language/currency in any country.

    “With the launch of our RP750x chip & PIN solution, we’re now covering all of the bases of global mobile payment acceptance for new mPOS players,” said Ken Paull, CEO of ROAM. “Launching the ROAMmcm 5 payments engine in January laid the groundwork for supporting international mPOS deployments, and the RP750x is the latest piece of the puzzle enabling EMV mobile card acceptance across the globe.”

    The company will demonstrate the new RP750x during Mobile World Congress 2014 at the Ingenico booth, Hall 7 Stand 7J43.

    About ROAM™

    ROAM, an Ingenico company, helps merchants get to market quickly with secure, cost effective and powerful mobile point of sale solutions, regardless of the technology environment. ROAM’s “powered by” mCommerce platform provides the hardware peripherals, applications, tools and services enabling companies worldwide to realize the benefits of using mobile to reinvent their interactions with their customers and to create new business efficiencies. Founded in 2005, ROAM is a pioneer in the mobile POS space, having produced and distributed the industry’s first secure mobile card reader and today powers mobile point of sale solutions for many of the leading companies in this market, globally. For more information, visit www.roamdata.com.

    ROAM is a registered trademark of ROAM in the United States and other countries. Any other trademarks contained herein are the property of their respective owners.




    ROAM

    Rachel Texeira, +1 857-254-2352

    rtexeira@roamdata.com

    or

    Big Swing Communications

    Michelle Faulkner, +1 617-510-6998

    michelle@big-swing.com

    Source: ROAM


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