Credit Card Reader for iPhone and iPod touch – iMerchant Pro Compatible

Indianapolis, Indiana – PhoneTransact today is pleased to introduce Credit Card Reader for iPhone and iPod touch, their plug-in hardware accessory which allows the user to swipe credit cards, enabling secure and efficient credit card transactions. The Reader’s sleeve design fits snugly and plugs in to the 30 pin charging connector of the iPhone or iPod touch, providing bi-directional card reading meeting ANSI/ISO standards. When used with PhoneTransact’s iMerchant Pro Credit Card Terminal app, the system works with any merchant account. To receive swipe discount rates the merchant account must be set up for “Card Present” transactions.

Credit Card Reader for iPhone and iPod touch is a one-piece design with no parts or cables to lose or damage. It is constructed of reinforced plastic and will easily withstand falls and heavy use in a retail environment or in the field. The Reader has a professional look and feel, and is Apple certified under the Made for iPod, Works with iPhone program (iPhone 3G & 3GS, iPod touch 2G & 3G). It features: magnetic fingerprint technology to confirm the credit card’s authenticity, a non-changeable serial number to track each Reader, and financial industry grade 3DES encryption.

Feature Highlights:
* Process credit card sales and refunds with mobile, card swipe technology
* Secure, encrypted, fast, economical
* Attractive user interface with large fonts and professional graphics
* Tips and signature capture
* Transaction history with charts
* Multi-business support
* Password protected
* Use with an existing merchant account or obtain a new Low Cost Merchant Account

Designed for use exclusively with iMerchant Pro, the Reader allows the user to simply enter the amount and swipe the card. The system is capable of processing purchases, refunds, and voids. It works with all merchant accounts, but end-to-end encryption requires gateway decryption capability, available through PhoneTransact. Extremely versatile, the system is compatible with over 100 merchant account providers, including: Bank of America, Wells Fargo, Chase Merchant Services, Cardservice International and NOVA. The iMerchant Pro app is designed for self-employed persons and businesses of all sizes including Sole Proprietorships, LLC’s, Partnerships, and Corporations. It is appropriate for use by all types of businesses, including: car detailers, handymen, food vendors, private tutors, street vendors, door-to-door sales, trade show exhibitors, festival merchants, musicians, locksmiths, mall kiosks, photographers, and more.

Device Requirements:
* Compatible with iPhone 3G, 3GS, iPod touch 2G, 3G
* iOS 3.1 or later (iOS 4 tested)
* 1 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Credit Card Reader for iPhone and iPod touch is available now directly from PhoneTransact. Regularly priced at $129.95 (USD), it is $99.95 during this introductory sale that ends August 20th. Review samples are available upon request.

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Located in sunny Indianapolis, Indiana PhoneTransact is a privately held company founded in 2009 by a family of software developers. With a focus on business and financial applications development for the iPhone platform, PhoneTransact specializes in developing practical solutions for mobile online transactions, complemented by first-class customer support. Copyright (C) 2010 PhoneTransact. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone and iPod are registered trademarks of Apple Computer Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.

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