Diebold, Incorporated (NYSE: 'DBD'), a global leader in providing integrated self-service solutions, security systems and service, and global electronic payment technology leader Hypercom Corporation (NYSE: HYC) today announced that they have joined together in a strategic partnership wherein Diebold will distribute Hypercom's smart, fast and easy-use outdoor card payment technology to drive-up pharmacies in the US and Canada.
"Diebold is one of the most respected drive-up pharmacy solutions providers in the country, and the integrated solution that we can now deliver will bring new levels of speed, security and superior service to the payment process for the ever-growing number of consumers who opt for drive-up service at pharmacies nationwide," said O.B. Rawls, IV, president, Hypercom North America. "This integrated solution provides a unique value proposition that delivers very distinct competitive advantages."
The rugged, high security HFT 505 outdoor card payment terminal, conveniently mounts near the retail transaction drawer, or the pneumatic prescription delivery terminal at pharmacy drive-up locations.
"Hypercom's card payment terminal is a custom application that will add convenience for pharmacy drive-up patient/customers paying with credit and/or debit cards," said Jack Finefrock, vice president of Diebold's Retail Solutions Group. "It also increases revenues, productivity and profits for pharmacies, and provides faster through-put at the point-of-sale."