Hong Kong's Hang Seng Bank signs for VeriFone contactless card readers

Source: VeriFone

VeriFone Holdings (NYSE: PAY) today announced it has been selected by Hang Seng Bank of Hong Kong to provide contactless payment solutions in support of the enJoy Card rollout.

The Hang Seng enJoy Card is a co-branded credit card with retailer Jardine Matheson and the first credit card in Hong Kong to use the Visa payWave contactless payment technology, allowing cardholders to enjoy the convenience of fast and secure payments.

VeriFone will supply the EMV-certified QX110 contactless reader and NURIT payment systems for use at merchant sites in the Jardine Matheson Group. "With the broadest product line of contactless solutions, VeriFone is well positioned to support this and other projects where contactless is being implemented throughout the region," said William C. Nichols, VeriFone general manager, Asia.

Merchants participating in the co-branded card collaboration include the Jardine Matheson Group's Wellcome Supermarkets, Marketplace by Jasons, ThreeSixty, Olivers the Delicatessen, Mannings Health and Beauty Stores, GNC nutritional supplement outlets, IKEA, Pizza Hut together with the entire range of Maxim's Chinese restaurants, m.a.x. concepts restaurants, cake shops and fast food outlets operated by Jardines' associate, Maxim's Group.

"VeriFone's leadership in deploying contactless payment acceptance sytems makes it the perfect partner to complement Hang Seng's leading position in the credit card market as we bring the benefits of contactless payment to customers of Jardine Matheson Group merchants," said Andrew C K Lo, head of Merchant Relationship & Services, with Hang Seng Bank.

VeriFone provides contactless payment solutions across all market segments with a broad portfolio of integrated and add-on contactless products.

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