Castles Technology International Corp., a globally recognized and industry-leading manufacturer of payment hardware solutions, and Charge Anywhere, a global provider of encryption services, payment gateway and mobile and integrated payment applications announced today that both companies have entered into a hardware/software integration partnership that aims to bring ease and efficiency to merchants who grapple with the nuances of EMV payments acceptance and day-to-day business operations management.
“Charge Anywhere’s QuickSale POS and QuickSale payment application for Android are designed to improve the efficiency of the terminal deployment process for all participants in the merchant acquiring ecosystem,” said Paul Sabella, CEO of Charge Anywhere. “The Castles Android product line with QuickSale supports remote injection of encryption keys, remote payment application and firmware updates, PIN on glass, and more.”
Throughout this partnership, Charge Anywhere will utilize the rich features set of Castles’ Android-based mobile terminal, the SATURN1000F, to provide merchants the latest EMV payments acceptance methods, point-of-sale and gateway services. In addition, both companies are partnering to provide the market remote key injection (RKI) capabilities.
The integration between Castles and Charge Anywhere will offer agents, independent sales organizations (ISOs) and independent software vendors (ISVs) a premier and comprehensive payments solution that provides their merchants the ability to operate and manage their entire business through this joint solution.
“Castles is excited to partner with an industry-leader like Charge Anywhere. We anticipate many unique advantages within the marketplace by using the SATURN1000F to service the ISO and ISV community,” said Winston Fong, Chief Executive Officer–North America of Castles Technology International Corp.
The SATURN1000F is a part of Castles’ Saturn family, a hardware series that is tailored for merchants seeking a reliable and secure payment solution that optimizes the checkout experience. The SATURN1000F has a futuristic, sleek design, complimented with an array of dynamic features such as:
- 5.5” large capacitive color touchscreen
- Rechargeable lithium ion battery;
- Open and secure Android OS platform;
- Versatile payment options — EMV, contactless and MSR;
- Thermal printer and virtual keypad;
- 3G/4G LTE, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth communication options;
- Charging and communication cradles with stylus — optional;
- Barcode scanner, fingerprint reader, microphone, front/rear cameras — all optional.
This integrated POS terminal solution between Castles and Charge Anywhere is scheduled for release by the end of Q1 2019.
The Northeast Acquirer’s Association Conference takes place today and January 17 at the Marriott Newark Liberty International Airport Hotel in Newark, NJ. Attendees can visit Castles and Charge Anywhere at their respective booths to learn more about this integration partnership.
NEAA Conference attendees are also encouraged to schedule an appointment with senior executives from both Castles and Charge Anywhere by emailing Rezart Uruci, SVP of Sales & Business Development, at firstname.lastname@example.org or CEO Paul Sabella, at email@example.com.