ID TECH® and CHARGE Anywhere® Announce Plans to Deliver a Mobile EMV - Chip and PIN Payment Acceptance Device

CYPRESS, Calif. and SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J. - ID TECH®, a global leader in payment hardware solutions and CHARGE Anywhere®, a global leading provider of secure mobile payment applications and payment gateway services, launched today a joint initiative to create a CHIP and PIN payment acceptance solution for mobile device platforms.

The new, cutting edge solution will incorporate CHARGE Anywhere's award-winning PA DSS payment applications and PCI DSS Level 1 payment gateway with ID TECH's trusted, innovative PCI secure PIN entry and EMV smart card reader technologies. Together, ID TECH and CHARGE Anywhere will create an all-in-one payment solution that will enable EMV CHIP/PIN, magnetic stripe, PIN debit transactions and print receipts. The unit will support all major mobile devices operating systems.

CHARGE Anywhere's mobile payment applications enable Cash, Check, Gift, Credit, Signature Debit and NFC payments. With ID TECH's MagStripe and CHIP & PIN capabilities this new solution, targeted for worldwide distribution, will empower EMV card payments and any other method of payment on mobile platforms such as, Android, Apple and BlackBerry. ID TECH and CHARGE Anywhere will be working together to deliver mobile EMV payments on smartphones, tablets, netbooks and laptops to clients globally.

CHARGE Anywhere continues to win awards for its industry-leading multi-platform Smartphone payment solutions. CHARGE Anywhere's mobile payments solutions are winners of the 2010 CTIA E-Tech Awards in the Mobile Applications - Mobile Payments Category, the 2010 Mobile Merit Awards for Best Overall Enabler Application, the 2009 Best of Interop-PCI Security Solution Award and the 2009 Electronic Transaction Association Technology Innovation Award.

About ID TECH: ID TECH is a global leader in the Auto ID industry with sales, manufacturing and R&D facilities around the world. The company has become a well-established payment solutions provider with extensive experience in data capturing and encryption products and services. Designing dependable, feature-rich products has made ID TECH a leading supplier of MagStripe readers/writers, mobile payment readers, smart card readers, barcode readers, POS keyboards, signature capture devices, PCI-compliant PIN pads, and other specialty products for OEMs, VARs, resellers, distributors, and key end users.

For more information about ID TECH, please call 1-800-984-1010 or visit

About CHARGE Anywhere: CHARGE Anywhere is the developer of proprietary Payment Card Industry PA-DSS certified CHARGE Anywhere® v2.0.0 Mobile Payment/POS software solution designed for QuickBooks®, Smartphones and POS Terminals, e-commerce, Web terminal and PCI DSS Level 1 compliant ComsGate® Payment Gateway. CHARGE Anywhere offers business partners and customers the most secure and robust selection of industry specific and customized payments solutions and services, including; IP/Wireless Payment Gateway, POS software, Encryption and Data Security Services, Closed Loop Card Management and Merchant Billing Services. For more information contact them at, or (800) 211-1256 x150.


CONTACT: Kelley McDermott, +1-800-211-1256 x 125,

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