VeriFone's unattended payment devices certified for Interac contactless debit
VeriFone Systems Inc. announced its UX Solutions series of unattended payment devices has achieved certification to be Canada's first and only contactless debit payment solution for the Interac Flash 1.5 contactless payment specifications, according to a press release.
VeriFone Systems Inc. Thursday announced its UX Solutions series of unattended payment devices has achieved certification to be Canada's first and only contactless debit payment solution for the Interac Flash 1.5 contactless payment specifications, according to a press release.
MSC, a VeriFone distribution partner that provides solutions for the entire unattended market in Canada and the U.S., has selected devices within the UX series to support its next-generation EMV-capable, PCI-compliant unattended payments solution that will include support for Interac Flash transactions, according to the announcement
UX Solutions is a series of unattended payment devices from VeriFone that enables merchants to meet growing consumer demand for self-service transactions by providing customizable payment systems that are intended to securely increase transaction volume and speed and accept payments from mobile wallets, mag-stripe cards as well as contactless and contact-based EMV, according to the press release. The devices can be integrated with unattended solutions such as kiosks, vending machines, public transportation ticketing and other unattended, high-transaction-volume environments.
"UX Solutions are an ideal first implementation of the Interac Flash contactless payment system," said Shan Ethridge, vice president and general manager for the North America Financial Services Group at VeriFone. "And, based on its long-term relationship with VeriFone and its expertise in delivering unattended payment products, MSC is the ideal partner to introduce UX-based solutions to the North American market."
The UX series provides for flexible configuration of self-service systems, as well as added benefits of field-upgradeability, tamper resistance and multiple connectivity options that meet the broad range of unattended payment requirements, according to the annoucement. UX Solutions fulfills the latest security standards, including PCI PTS 3.1 and EMV Levels 1 and 2, in addition to Interac Flash. Integrated LCD screens guide consumers through transactions and securely display payment amounts while providing merchants the ability to upsell through targeted messaging, according to the press release.
Devices within the UX series include the:
- UX 100 PIN pad with integrated LCD screen;
- UX 110 PIN pad;
- UX 300 card insertion reader; and
- UX 400 contactless/NFC acceptance unit.