ROAM launches G5X magnetic stripe mobile card reader

Wednesday 27 November 2013 09:46 CET | News

US mobile commerce platform provider ROAM Data, a subsidiary of French-based provider of payment services Ingenico has launched G5X, a magnetic stripe mobile card reader which is Visa Ready certified.

This device can be used as part of ROAM’s end-to-end mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) solution or integrated with an existing mobile payment application.

G5X provides a number of features including enhanced encryption technology; dual-track magnetic stripe reader (MSR) that can retrieve multiple data types from one swipe and that can read a number of card types such as gift cards, loyalty cards and others; extended audio jack allowing the device to plug into virtually any mobile device or case and others.

ROAM Data is a provider of encrypted mobile card readers that supplies services for a number of retailers, acquirers and PSPs, including companies such as iPayment, Groupon, Vantiv, Intuit, North American Bankcard, Sage Payments, NPC and Total Merchant Services. ROAM also provides a mobile card acceptance service from peripheral to app to provisioning and support portal that can be white labeled for its partners. It also has a set of tools for developers to build POS apps and mobile checkout apps of their own.

In recent news, Ingenico along with its mobile payment subsidiary ROAM, have extended their joint footprint to the US, Mexico, France, Belgium, Italy, Australia, Brazil, and Norway to provide their customers with mobile payments services.

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Keywords: ROAM, G5X, m-commerce, mobile card reader, mobile payments, mPOS, magnetic stripe, Visa Ready certified, mPOS
Categories: Payments & Commerce
Countries: World
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