There are literally dozens and dozens of different card machines available on the market today. In the post we look at the leading card machine manufacturers who provide the hardware and technology to make taking payments possible.
Verifone is a very well known brand in the credit card and merchant account industry. Their credit card machines have been manufactured and in use for about twenty-five years, and they are the industry standard. Time and time again Verifone has proved that their company and products can stand up to the test of time in regards to technology and usage. They card machines are easy to use and their reliability provides ease of mind to merchant account providers who distribute Verifore products to their customers. Verifone is a great choice for customers who want a cost effective way of accepting card payments.
An independent provider of point of sale hardware and software solutions. Spire has 30 years of experience in the payments industry and uses this to bring innovative solutions to the market. They serve many sectors ranging from finance, to retail and hospitality. Their product range include countertop, portable and mobile terminals as well as pin pads.
Spire credit card machines, which are just one type of equipment that Spire manufactures, include countertop machines, handheld, mobile machines, multi-lane machines which are great with quick and foolproof card swiping and transaction processing, pin pads for merchants to be able to accept debit cards, and networking and related software. All Spire credit card machines include the same basic functionality of being able to process a credit card transaction and produce a simplistic receipt. More expensive models of Spire credit card machines are able to process debit cards, checks and even gift cards, and many can do so wirelessly, and with the use of a few batteries. Spire credit card machines can also do read-outs and print-outs of last transaction, specific transactions, and overall history for X amount of days or even months.
Hypercom provided card payment machines solution. In 2011 they were acquired by Spire Payments.
PAX is a worldwide provider of electronical payment terminal solution. They provide both android and lunix powered payment terminals to merchants. They serve over 100 countries and have 25 million terminals in use worldwide.