Revel Systems, iPad point-of-sale (POS) solutions for restaurant, grocery and retail business establishments, has announced its integration with Adyen, a global payments solutions company. Adyen’s portable chip and PIN payment solution called Adyen Shuttle is a mobile POS (mPOS) device that connects to iOS and Android smartphones or tablets wirelessly via a Bluetooth connection.
“PCI compliance is key for any merchant dealing with credit or debit cards, and as Revel Systems continues to conduct business abroad, it’s become more important for us to expand on being the first iPad POS with EMV processing as we announced earlier this year,” says Chris Ciabarra, CTO at Revel Systems. “EMV chip and PIN technology is the gold standard for secure transactions in Europe, and for Revel to uphold the highest standards for our platform, we’ve chosen Adyen as a mobile payment processor and acquirer to take the next step. Credit card technology is advancing fast, and it’s only a matter of time before this will be offered by the major carriers in the U.S.”
Revel Systems iPad POS has held security as one of its highest standards as the only iPad POS solution in the U.S. that is PCI compliant. Revel’s complete solution gives retailers, grocery stores and restaurants, such as clients or franchisees of Popeyes® Louisiana Kitchen, Goodwill and Belkin, the ability to take orders, process payments, analyse sales and track inventory across multiple locations.
With Revel’s expansion into European markets, the integration with Adyen will expedite the process for EMV cards in Europe where users are requested to pin a security code versus the popular swipe-only cards in the U.S.
Adyen is a global company offering omni-channel payment services. Its mPOS solution allows for all cards to be read from one single device that embraces next generation chip and PIN standards. The Shuttle payment terminal connects to smartphones and tablets via Bluetooth in a wireless way. In addition to being more secure, the mobility aspect allows servers or sales associates to pass the device to the customer so that one never has to hand over his or her card to a stranger or stand in line. The point-of-sale payment solution accepts all types of credit and debit cards to receive payments on the go.
“The mobile payments space is diversifying at a rapid pace and on an international scale,” said Roelant, Prins, CCO of Adyen. “Our partnership with Revel Systems is a perfect fit given its international scope and focus on providing the highest level of security and ease for its users. We are excited to be a part of Revel’s ever-expanding European presence.”
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