With the rise and popularity and usage of smartphones and tablets a move, of mobile payments on the go with speed and simplicity make sense in fast track of mobile payments and transactions. Former RIM Sr. Marketing Manger, Lyndon Burrell, is now the new head of Aramor Payments that implements ways for Blackberry users and other platform mobile users to allow mobile payments on the go. With new support for Blackberry OS 7 device and maybe NFC capabilities in the future. It is worth knowing that Blackberry devices maybe the new mobile leaders in the game of mobile payments. Continue after the break to get more details on mobile payments from Aramor.
Aramor Payment’s mobile payment system is powered by Payfirma, Canada’s leading provider of credit & debit card merchant accounts and mobile payment processing technologies. Ensures that your mobile payments will offer a means of simple, secure, low-cost credit card payment processing solution. The mobile payments solutions are powered by Payfirma and are designed to capture and encrypt the credentials contained in the magnetic strip on the back of credit cards to process transactions. With current card readers avaliable, and mobile application avaliable for Blackberry Smartphones, widely used personal devices. Lyndon Burrell comments on the avalibility fo NFC on Blackberry devices, “Currently Aramor Payments does not support NFC based payment solutions as the technology matures and becomes more widely accepted and used by the general public.” So no NFC abilities at the moment but more implication as RIM get things in order for such new technology, good to know that your Blackberry will be “future ready”
Presently the BlackBerry app is compatible with BlackBerry Torch, or Curve devices running Blackberry OS 6 or 7. You can find more information about our mobile payment solution for Canadian merchants at http://www.aramorpayments.com/mobile-payment-solutions.php
You can check out view the Payfirma Mobile Payments application from Blackberry App World
For those unfamiliar with the mobile payments platform, this innovative technology allows Canadian merchants to download a free app to their smartphones and tablets for use as Point Of Sale (POS) terminals. This app along with the attachable “card swiper” allows merchants to swipe and accept Visa, MasterCard and American Express cards as payment from their customers. Mobile business and service providers are now able to capitalize on all sales opportunities regardless of location. The mobile payment solution from Aramor Payments literally allows businesses to process payments, accept gratuitous and issue refunds virtually anytime, anywhere.*
Getting set up is easy, just visit http://www.aramorpayments.com and complete an online mobile merchant account application. Once approved, you can begin using the software and accepting transactions on your smartphone or tablet. For businesses in need of mobile payments solutions for 8 or more employees, contact Aramor Payments at info(at)aramorpayments(dot)com.
For those ready to take their business mobile, Aramor has an introductory offer available to merchants who set up their mobile merchant account with Aramor before November 30, 2011. These merchants will receive a free “card swiper” for their smartphone valued at $99.00 CDN. Interested merchants should apply today as quantities are limited!**
About Aramor Payments
Aramor Payments is a boutique electronic payments provider based in Toronto, Canada. An industry leader in electronic payment services encompassing ACH processing, Check 21, and Credit Card processing globally with an emphasis on Mobile Payments and POS Terminals in Canada. Aramor also specializes in consulting and implementing payment systems for global companies with innovative processing solutions now available in Europe. For more information on Aramor Payments, visit http://www.aramorpayments.com or call toll-free at (888) 811-4625.
*Smartphone or tablet requires working data connection
**Offer expires Nov 30, 2011 or while limited quantity lasts. In order to be eligible, a customer must complete a mobile merchant account application and have it approved through Aramor Payments and Payfirma. Eligibility will be determined at the sole discretion of Aramor Payments. Only one free card swiper is eligible per new mobile merchant account.