VeriFone plans new mobile payments terminal

San Jose, Calif. -- VeriFone Systems Inc. plans to release the VX 690, a handheld EMV-capable payment terminal featuring Bluetooth, 3G radio and Wi-Fi connectivity for fast transactions and flexible payment capabilities, in late 2014. The terminal is PCI PTS 3.0 compliant and features built-in security protection that includes end-to-end encryption to protect data at every point of the transaction.

Its built-in functionality includes a 3.5-inch capacitive touch display that allows merchants to enable commerce with marketing messages via video streaming and audio capabilities, single micro-USB connector, EMV capability for supporting PIN, signature, and no Cardholder Verification Method (CVM), NFC capability to support contactless and mobile wallet transactions, Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) support, and peripheral capability for potential future expansion, including biometric scanner/bar code reader.


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