AnywhereCommerce's Nomad 2.0(TM)Achieves Global Security Certifications
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Press release date: March 4, 2014
Newest EMV Chip and PIN Device in Compliance with PCI PTS 3.x and SRED
MONTREAL – AnywhereCommerce, a global payments technology provider, today announced that Nomad 2.0, its newest and most innovative mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) appliance for chip-card and magnetic stripe card acceptance, has been certified PCI PTS 3.x and Secure Reading and Exchange of Data (SRED) compliant. Nomad 2.0’s encryption of both PIN and card data in the device meet the necessary requirements to avoid interception of confidential information, ensuring privacy and security.
“As security concerns continue to escalate among consumers, merchants are facing more pressure to ensure they are using up-to-date devices that possess reliable data security protections,” said Mitchell Cobrin, founder and chief executive officer of AnywhereCommerce. “It is very important for the industry to keep abreast of-and implement-the latest security standards and best practices in order to deter breaches and misappropriation of customer data at the point of sale. AnywhereCommerce is committed to delivering solutions that meet or exceed the most stringent security standards specified by the industry, and assist merchants in their ongoing efforts to prevent fraud.”
A more compact and lighter version of AnywhereCommerce’s original Nomad device, Nomad 2.0 is designed to flexibly support multiple card-present payment method options, including debit, credit, gift and loyalty card transactions through both magnetic stripe technology and EMV Chip-and-PIN functionalities. It has built-in secure Bluetooth and USB capability, is PCI-compliant, EMVCo L1, L2 certified, and Visa Ready approved. Nomad 2.0 is compatible with most operating systems, including Android, iOS, Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 mobile and tablet platforms. Nomad 2.0 begins shipping this month.
Nomad 2.0 is the latest mPOS solution designed and developed by AnywhereCommerce, whose products are recognized worldwide for quality and reliability, and are in use throughout numerous markets. AnywhereCommerce payment acceptance devices utilize a variety of sophisticated connectivity and secure encryption technologies - from USB and Bluetooth to patented audio jack connectivity - that transforms smartphones and tablets into fully featured, highly secure mobile card payments acceptance terminals. Nomad 2.0 comes ready ‘out of the box’ for customers who want to leverage AnywhereCommerce’s ‘aCommerce’ global payment software application and gateway platform.
AnywhereCommerce is a global mobile payments technology solutions provider with a portfolio of IP, including the de facto audio-jack patents. AnywhereCommerce offers a global suite of hardware, software and gateway solutions for secure online and mobile, card-present credit, debit, Chip (PIN and signature), and NFC transactions. Its Universal "aCommerce Platform" designed for iOS, Android, Blackberry and WP8, provides white label and customized software applications for retail line-busting and mobile field services. Its PCI and EMVCo certified ecosystem provides optimal security, reliability, convenience and return on investment for merchants, networks, issuers, processors and acquirers. For more information, please visit www.AnywhereCommerce.com.
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