New Tool for Mobile Merchants Helps Payments Through BlackBerrys
Aircharge, Pipeline Data Inc.'s subsidiary, has released a tool for mobile merchants to accept credit card payments over BlackBerry wireless devices.
The product from Pipeline Data, Quincy, MA, makes it possible for Aircharge credit card payment devices to be accepted by merchants on the go.
The Aircharge software for wireless payment processing at www.aircharge.com is certified to operate on the Nationwide Sprint PCS network using the BlackBerry 7130e and the BlackBerry 7250. It also works through Sprint, as well as the Nextel National Network using the BlackBerry 7100i and the BlackBerry 7520.
The product includes the latest version of AirPro swipe/printer, upgrades to the credit card reader, printing speed and battery life.
Pipeline is targeting limousine drivers, furniture delivery trucks, trade shows vendors, flea market sellers and other types of mobile merchants who work in places where access to standard phone lines is limited, expensive or not available.
The Aircharge payment processing software can be loaded onto the customer's BlackBerry over-the-air and is compatible with any merchant processing account.