CAT Mobile Wallet...its relationship to this?...would seem to be key to followup on where this may/may not involve IWSY
Emida Launches new Smartphone POS App Available Worldwide
FOOTHILL RANCH, California, September 13, 2013 (Business Wire) – Emida, a leader in the global prepayment and value transfer market, is proud to announce the launch of its new Smartphone POS application, available to all channel partners in Q4 of 2013. The app will be available on all Smartphone devices including iOS, Android, and Windows phones.
The new and innovative application equips mobile merchants with the ability to sell multiple products through Emida’s secure platform. With features such as intuitive product categories, available balance display on initial screens, and a variety of administration options, the app specifically meets the needs of mobile merchants in all geographies, empowering them with a device that is both cost-effective and easy to use.
“All of the application features, especially the ability to perform voids and returns, will simplify business transactions for mobile merchants and bolster daily sales, as well as meet the unique and growing demands for more terminal types in rapidly-changing markets” stated VP of Engineering & Architecture David Ortega.
Shane Belovsky, CEO of Emida, commented “Our POS application for smartphones represents the latest in innovation from our engineers here at Emida, and we are very excited for its launch. In addition to a user-friendly interface, it’s availability in both English and Spanish will allow us to provide our customers across our key geographies with a convenient and affordable payment application. Further, it extends our payment platform to reach a growing global smartphone user-base and will serve as an invaluable tool for us to communicate with our customers, as well as to launch more innovative products & services.”
Emida is a leader in the global prepayment and value transfer market, operating in 37 countries throughout North, Central and South America, the Caribbean, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East and Europe.
Don't necessarily think that they would be leading with that...given that they already have a security system in place. PIN ONLY. Also confirm on Q&A on their web site for CAT that they don't use NFC to keep cost down. My guess is that they are looking to improve on current solution...but don't expect them to in one fell swoop say how "lacking" their current solution is....