Mijdrecht, January 22, 2014 – Ogone, an Ingenico company and a global online payment service provider, has launched an exciting new chip & PIN mobile payment solution: "Ogone mPOS" in the Netherlands. Designed for businesses ‘on the move’ such as tradespeople, delivery services, market traders and transport operators, this convenient payment solution will benefit all businesses who want to take payments on the spot.
This solution is based on Ingenico’s mPOS technology (iCMP) combined with easycash’s processing solution, demonstrating the benefits and synergies of Ogone now being part of the Ingenico Group.
The innovative solution comprises of a chip & PIN debit & credit card reader that connects with iOS and Android smartphones and tablets. Merchants download the Ogone mPOS app on their smartphone and use Bluetooth to pair it with their Ogone mPOS device.
By using this easy to use device, merchants can offer their customers a secure alternative payment method to cash. This will help small and larger businesses to increase sales by accepting payments in mobile situations. The Ogone mPOS solution enables merchants to provide their customers with personalized, detailed e-receipts and offers a great way of building a customer database which can be used (on permission) to send loyal customers news of special deals etc.
The secure back office web portal functionality enables the search and download of transactions, access to customer information, and the creation of detailed management information. Moreover, Ogone mPOS, using the Ingenico mPOS, suite complies with every major payment industry standard (i.e. EMV levels 1 and 2, PCI, Visa Ready, payPass). “Ogone’s mPOS is a revolution in the mobile payment terminal market. It’s not only user friendly, but also secure”, stated Maurice van Dijk, Head of Sales Netherlands at Ogone. “Ogone mPOS symbolizes the perfect win-win situation. Merchants benefit from faster payments and a better cash flow. Their customers can pay on the spot and do not have to sit behind their laptop to transfer the money later on. This is the type of customer focused innovation we at Ogone and the Ingenico Group are consistently pursuing.”