Payment Alliance International (PAI), a leader in electronic payment processing solutions, and CardFlight, a top mobile point of sale (POS) technology provider, today jointly announced they have entered into a partnership agreement for EMV mobile POS (mPOS).
PAI will offer CardFlight’s EMV mPOS acceptance solutions to its market partner distribution network and merchant customers nationwide. CardFlight’s flagship SwipeSimple mPOS product will be offered under the name PAImobile® Plus which will be PAI’s preferred mPOS solution for merchants wanting to accept mobile payments and manage their businesses via smartphones and tablets.
“We’re excited to be working with PAI to enable merchants to accept payments and perform a multitude of back-office functions on mobile devices”
“CardFlight’s solution is a perfect fit for PAI and our clients,” said John J. Leehy III, president and chief executive officer for PAI. “Mobile payments are an exciting part of how today’s retailing gets done, and having an EMV-capable solution gives PAI customers a real advantage,” added Leehy. “Our partnership with CardFlight facilitates anytime, anywhere payment acceptance and back-office business functions that will greatly benefit our merchant customers,” continued Leehy.
“PAI is a leader in the payments industry with a successful track record of partnering with distributors, independent sales organizations and financial institutions to serve tens of thousands of merchants,” said Derek Webster, founder and chief executive officer for CardFlight. “We’re excited to be working with PAI to enable merchants to accept payments and perform a multitude of back-office functions on mobile devices,” added Webster.
The multi-faceted co-branded solution provides encrypted EMV-ready mobile card readers that attach to iOS and Android devices via audio jack, payment acceptance applications, a real-time reporting and administrative dashboard, and a reseller portal for easy on-boarding and portfolio management. Transactions will be processed by PAI through CardFlight’s Payment Card Industry (PCI) Level 1 compliant payment gateway.