Dec. 19, 2012
-- Swish now brings the world’s first low cost dual card reader to Hong Kong. This fully mobile point of sale (mPOS) technology will facilitate secure card present transactions using a smartphone. At their launch event this past Monday, Swish CEO Steven Murray announced that they will be deploying a controlled roll-out into Hong Kong in partnership with Dah Sing Bank (http://www.dahsing.com/
in early 2013.
Murray said, “We believe that Swish will open many new doors for businesses by empowering them to become more competitive and giving them the freedom to do business when and where they want. We’re excited to be a part of this movement and look forward to bringing mobile payment technology to the masses.”
The Swish dual card reader is able to read both magnetic stripe and chip cards – a feature which makes it a world first in low cost mobile payment technology. During the initial launch phase, the card reader and payment app (http://itunes.apple.com/app/swish-mobile-payments/id56008...
) will be compatible with the following devices: iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPod touch (4th generation), iPod touch (3rd generation). The Apple iPad and Android devices will also be supported in the near future.
Swish’s proprietary technology includes all touch points required from start to finish of the transaction;
this includes the mobile payment app with digital signature capture, fraud screening and merchant portal. Currently, Swish has obtained EMV certification in accordance with EMVCO standards and can accept chip and signature credit card payments. In addition Swish has CE, ROHS and Apple MFI certifications.
The Swish (http://www.swishme.com/
) priority is to provide intelligent, simple solutions to all business owners who need to accept credit card payments in a convenient, secure and fully compliant manner.
To be the first to start taking payments with Swish, register on the Swish website at www.swishme.com