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Visa Ready Partner Program for mPOS


Cypress, CA (June 4, 2014) – ID TECH, a leading manufacturer of automated data entry, mobile payment, point of sale, and secure payment devices, is proud to announce two of their secure mobile MagStripe readers, the Shuttle and UniMag II, are now approved solutions of the Visa Ready Program.

The Visa Ready Program is designed to ensure that devices software ad solutions used to initiate or accept Visa payments are compatible with Visa's requirements.

The ID TECH Shuttle and UniMag II are two-track encrypted magnetic stripe readers that transform any mobile device into an mPOS solution. Both mobile readers encrypt card data before it enters the mobile device increasing the merchant's business reputation by inhibiting fraudulent activity. The Shuttle and UniMag II support TDES and AES encryption using DUKPT key management and administer superior card reading performance with a single swipe in either direction. With the Visa Ready Program's security requirements and ID TECH's continuation to innovate secure payment solutions, merchants can rely on the safety of their mPOS system.

"We are proud to provide secure card reading devices that meet the requirements of the Visa Ready Program. I believe that the approval of these devices by Visa combined with ID TECH's reputation for safe and secure devices provides end users with the confidence they require when seeking a secure mPOS solution," stated Bill Rorick, Vice President of Product Management & Marketing at ID TECH.

ID TECH is a global leader in the Auto ID industry with sales, manufacturing and R&D facilities around the world. The company has become a well-established payment solutions provider with extensive experience in data capturing and encryption products and services. Designing dependable, feature-rich products has made ID TECH a leading supplier of MagStripe readers/writers, mobile payment readers, contactless readers, smart card readers, barcode readers, POS keyboards, signature capture devices, PCI-compliant PIN pads, and other specialty products for OEMs, VARs, resellers, distributors, and key end users. ID TECH provides both standard and custom solutions to support customer requirements. For more information about ID TECH, please call 1-800-984-1010 or visit