Ingenico (Euronext: FR0000125346 - ING), leading worldwide provider of payment solutions, today announces that its iSMP is setting a new frontier in the fast evolving Mobile POS world.
By using the iSMP in conjunction with an iPod touch or an iPhone, the device can be turned into an EMV Chip & PIN secure payment solution. It instantly creates a unique Smart Mobile POS, for in-store mobility or to address the needs of mobile businesses.
iSMP is a pocket sized, lightweight payment solution, compliant with the latest PCI PTS security standards, accepting EMV chip & PIN, magstripe and contactless payment cards. Equipped with an advanced 1D/2D barcode reader and MFI certified, the iSMP can be perfectly integrated with an iPod touch or an iPhone 4 or 4S. iSMP is, by design, compatible with Ingenico's global portfolio of certified payment applications, thus giving the solution a unique instantaneous global reach.
iSMP is bridging the gap of the missing integrated payment functionality of applications deployed today on mobile devices, letting professionals and consumers experience the real power of mobility. iSMP's field of applications is huge and the most promising sectors are the retail, mobile merchants and mobile businesses. Libertishopping by iSMP is a unique solution for retailers to successfully deploy in-store mobility by driving incremental sales, busting queues and enhancing their brand positioning. Libertibusiness by iSMP is a tailored solution enabling mobile merchants to do business wherever customers are, grow their revenue through card acceptance, enhance cash flow management and prevent the risk of non-payment or fraud.
The Smart Mobile POS by iSMP is a unique opportunity for merchants to reinvent their consumers' experience by enabling them to pay where and when they want, in the most secure way." says Guillaume Pascal, VP of Solutions Marketing.
"The most promising feedback from our most significant deployment to date in a global retail chain is the instantaneous and positive acceptance by store employees. They feel immediately empowered, with the ease of use of the solution and the freedom they get to lead the personalized consumer experience until the very end of the purchase".