VeriFone Announced QX1000 Plug-and-Play Advanced Contactless Solution
VeriFone Holdings, Inc. announced the QX1000 plug-and-play solution for adding contactless card payment acceptance to existing point-of-sale devices, electronic cash registers (ECR) and PCs. The QX1000 is based on an advanced contactless architecture that utilizes a single contactless interface (SingleCI) and incorporates the most sought-after features in user-friendly design and customer branding.
The QX1000 is a global contactless solution from the leader in payments and is suited to the widest range of EMV and mag-stripe contactless cards from Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express, as well as non-payment applications such as MiFare. Installation involves quick connections via factory-installed USB or serial options.
Fully compatible with common industry interfaces, VeriFone’s SingleCI enables acquirers to leverage their existing investments in contactless platforms. In addition, it future-proofs new investments by providing development tools that enable acquirers to easily add new features and applications, and adapt to future technologies, such as Near-Field Communications (NFC).
Ideal for a variety of retailers – from quick service restaurants and petro stations to retail stores, parking garages, movie theaters and sports arenas – the QX1000’s “touch and go” design and high-speed processor keeps checkout lanes moving. Multiple LEDs and a buzzer clearly communicate transaction status to both the consumer and the merchant allowing for a quick and easy payment experience.
The system will be available beginning in June.