Versatile device enables EMV Chip-and-Signature, Apple Pay, and magnetic stripe card payments using smartphones and tablets

MONTREAL, September 28, 2015 – AnywhereCommerce, a global payments solutions provider, announced the availability of its next generation Walker C2X mPOS card acceptance device for mobile platforms. Walker C2X is compatible with all major mobile operating systems, and provides merchants with the ability to accept EMV Chip-and-Signature and Apple Pay transactions, as well as magnetic stripe cards. The new product is available for immediate shipment from AnywhereCommerce.

“The growing popularity of Apple Pay among consumers underscores the need for merchants to implement convenient and secure payment methods. In addition, the advent of EMV cards, combined with the fraud liability shift, has escalated the need for versatile acceptance solutions that can provide merchants with all of the necessary modalities to accept card payments,” said William Nichols, president and chief executive officer for AnywhereCommerce. “AnywhereCommerce has built its reputation on delivering reliable, high-quality mobile point-of-sale solutions. Walker C2X continues our company’s leadership in this market by offering a solution that easily and affordably addresses the latest payment requirements.”

Walker C2X supports OTA (Over-the-Air) download capabilities via a Bluetooth interface to the paired device. Versatility, affordability and ease of implementation make this a go-to product for mobile payments.

Walker C2X is an integral component of AnywhereCommerce’s mSuite portfolio of payment acceptance solutions, which include software apps for iOS, Android, and Windows operating systems, an international gateway, an advanced transaction management platform, mobile software applications, retail mPOS platforms, integration and development tools, and a range of EMV-certified card acceptance devices. AnywhereCommerce can deliver an end-to-end turnkey mPOS solution, or provide customers with easy-to-use software development tools to integrate solution components into their own phone and tablet solutions.

About AnywhereCommerce

AnywhereCommerce is a global mCommerce technology provider and industry innovator with a portfolio of IP, including industry recognized audio-jack patents. AnywhereCommerce offers a suite of hardware, software, developer tools, retail mPOS platforms, and gateway solutions that deliver an end-to-end mobile payments experience supporting transactions initiated via mag-stripe, EMV chip and signature, EMV chip and PIN, and Apple Pay. The solutions are backed by its aCommerce Management Platform, a robust cloud-based transaction and reporting engine. Our PCI and EMVCo certified ecosystem works on iOS, Android and Windows systems and provides optimal security, reliability, and convenience for merchants, networks, issuers, processors and acquirers. For more information, please visit www.AnywhereCommerce.com.

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Parallel Communications Group
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