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AnywhereCommerce Says 'Visa Ready' Affiliation Will Fuel Mobile Payment Momentum In Canada

Posted On: 8/6/2013

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TAGS: cashless vending, vending machine, AnywhereCommerce, payments technology, point-of-sale technologies, Visa Ready Program, Nomad EMV-capable chip-and-pin device

MONTREAL -- AnywhereCommerce, a global payments technology provider, anticipates increased traction in Canada for its mobile point-of-sale technologies through its participation in the Visa Ready Program.

As part of the agreement, AnywhereCommerce's Nomad EMV-capable chip-and-pin device, which enables Canadian merchants to accept payments through mobile phones and tablets, has received the "Visa Ready" designation.

Created to help accelerate the adoption of innovative payment solutions on a global scale, Visa Inc.'s Visa Ready Program is designed to help companies easily navigate the complexities of the evolving payments ecosystem, and expands access to Visa's certifications and best practices.

As part of its participation in Canada, AnywhereCommerce will market its "Nomad" product to merchants using the Visa Ready symbol. Supporting both emerging EMV chip-and-pin and legacy magnetic stripe technology, Nomad is compatible with iOS, Android, BlackBerry, Symbian and Windows 7 and Windows 8 operating systems.