Verifone (NYSE: PAY), a world leader in payment and commerce solutions, announced today that Australia Post, the government-owned corporation that provides postal, banking, identity and retail services is enhancing the payment and customer experience at their 3600 post office locations. Australia Post is deploying the sleek and advanced multilane payment solution, the Verifone M400 with Verifone Connect, which will allow customers to pay with wearable and mobile devices, and provide better accessibility for those with vision and hearing impairments.
With its deployment, Australia Post will accept multiple payment types and deliver offers and deals tailored to suit individual lifestyles. Additionally, customers will be able to electronically sign for goods and services that had been previously paper-based, including the release of parcels and more.
"We are delighted with the first countrywide deployment of M400," said Yiannos Papadopoulos, President of APAC, Verifone. "Verifone is committed to providing Australia Post with innovative products and services. As they expand, our solutions will support them in improving business operations, delivering unique consumer experiences, differentiating their brand, and growing their business."
A part of the Verifone Engage family of interactive, commerce-enabling devices, the M400 can present rich multimedia content and video with its 5-inch multi-touch, color display, and ensures industry’s best security while enabling two-way interactions. It also features improved PIN pad reliability and enhanced readability with a larger display and touch-screen for bigger font-sizes and digital imagery.
With the estate management feature of Verifone Connect, Australia Post can configure their devices from a centralized location, offer real-time fleet diagnostics, support software management, and receive ongoing alerts to ensure reliable device operations while controlling on-screen content for customers.
Verifone M400 is a globally certified solution that goes beyond payments delivering a secure and adaptable end-to-end product that enables merchants to manage their businesses and drive revenue by providing personalized, meaningful customer experiences.
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