ViVOtech, the leader in Near Field Communication (NFC) mobile phone and contactless payment systems, today launched the most flexible contactless payment reader for the Kiosk, Transit turnstile, Bus validator and Ticketing markets. The new ViVOpay Kiosk II is a two-piece modular reader that enables easy installation in new self-service systems and is certified to work with all major contactless payment programs without requiring the total systems to go through a rigorous and costly compliance re-certification process with card associations and network providers.
The ViVOpay Kiosk II is a flexible contactless reader that is comprised of a compact controller module and a customer-facing contactless antenna module for easy integration into a new customer facing self-service system. Each module in the ViVOpay solution is packaged individually, giving equipment manufacturers complete flexibility in integrating contactless payment functionality with their systems. This flexible design approach allows the controller module to be securely installed within the cabinetry of a the system while the small footprint antenna is installed in a customer-facing location with minimal effort.
Self service markets are experiencing rapid growth worldwide and manufacturers of self-service systems are demanding a flexible pre-certified contactless reader that can be quickly and easily installed in new systems, said Mohammad Khan, ViVOtech President and Founder. The modular design of our new ViVOpay Kiosk II and pre-certification with card associations and network providers enables solution providers in transportation, retail, parking and other industries to deliver contactless and NFC mobile-enabled devices to market fast and efficiently.
The ViVOpay Kiosk II features a weather-proof customer-facing antenna that allows it to be used in self-ordering kiosk systems across a wide variety of industries including parking meters, ticket validation/payment machines, transit turnstile systems, airport self check-in systems, on buses ticket acceptance machines, and many more. ViVOpay Kiosk II also enable self service systems to accept transactions from NFC mobile phone for payments, ticketing, promotions, and coupons redemption applications.
ViVOpay Kiosk II is certified by all major worldwide contactless payment programs.
ViVOtech will be demonstrating the new ViVOpay Kiosk II contactless payment reader at the CARTES & IDentification 2008 show in Paris, November 4th through the 6th, in booth # 4 Q 028. .
About the ViVOpay Kiosk
The ViVOpay Kiosk module is based on ViVOtechs award-winning and best-selling line of contactless payment readers. With over 450,000 units shipped to over 33 countries worldwide, key benefits for global operators include:
A 50 Ohm antenna based two-piece modular design for easy integration with the most popular kiosks, turnstiles and ticketing systems;
Certified contactless payment applications that do not require host system to undergo re-certification processes.
A ruggedized weather-proof and vandalism-proof design to fit variable needs of most unattended scenarios.
Remote firmware downloads for extending operations with future technology upgrades, and protection of capital investments.
A powerful ARM processor optimizes multiple payment and NFC applications. .
ViVOtech (www.vivotech.com) is the market leader in Near Field Communication (NFC) mobile payments, promotions and Over-the-Air (OTA) provisioning infrastructure software, transaction management software, NFC smart posters, and contactless terminals. These innovative solutions allow millions of consumers to make contactless payments with radio frequency-enabled credit/debit cards, fobs and NFC mobile phones. ViVOtech's products are used by the most prominent retailers all over the globe and today the company has shipped over 450,000 contactless terminals to more than 33 countries worldwide. In 2007 & 2008, ViVOtech has been named #1 in ABI Researchs Contactless & NFC Reader Ranking Report. ViVOtech was also recognized as Top Contactless Payment Technology Vendor in Aberdeen Groups Retail Contactless Payment Report. ViVOtech has received strategic investments from First Data Corporation, a leading provider of electronic and payment solutions for businesses worldwide, Citi, the leading global financial services company, NCR Corporation, a leading global technology company helping businesses build stronger relationship with their customers and Motorola, known globally for innovation and leadership in wireless and broadband communications.