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Product Spotlight: Verifone MX 915/925

Tailwind are pleased to announce that we now support the Verifone MX 915/925 payment terminal with a bespoke PEDPack now available to support both products.

The MX series is designed to give a rich multimedia experience to the customer with high speed processing and generous memory. NFC enabled for contactless payment, the devices also fully support EMV approved Chip and PIN payments. The MX 915 and MX 925 both deliver full colour and motion video for enhanced customer interaction and provide a platform for value added services like loyalty schemes, issuing gift cards and top-up services.

Pay everywhere: mPOS goes mainstream

Mobile point of sale is on the rise and some significant advances in the last 12 months mean we’re getting closer to smartphones, tablets and dedicated wireless devices becoming as mainstream as cash registers and traditional point of sale terminals. However, mPOS has the advantage of not being tied to a specific location in the retail environment, in fact mPOS works anywhere, in principle.

mPOS has risen in value over the last few years. The swipe of a card has been more important than the ring of a cash register for a while but 2014 was the first year when the touch of a phone became something worth mentioning.

Product Spotlight: PAX Product Family

The leading electronic payments solution provider in Asia, PAX is now a strong contender in the global market place with a growing presence in Europe and the USA.

PAX products are fully compliant with PCI DSS and EMV and their products cover the range from counter top to mobile, including contactless payments. Having consistently topped the rankings of POS terminal solutions providers in China, PAX have evolved in recent years into a major global player, winning substantial market share in international markets with innovative products.

Love your payment tech: 5 ways to care for your point of sale equipment

Does love or money make the world go round? In the case of your payment tech, they may be equally important. Loving your payment terminal will result in increased up-time, increased sales and reduced costs. For the non-romantics of the world, don’t worry, we’ve got some stats too.

‘Customer Damage’ is the most common fault code assigned to payment terminals and PIN Pads when they come back for repair. If a device is found to be broken because it has not been taken care of sufficiently, a sizeable bill will be winging its way to the merchant. Here are 5 straightforward ways to avoid such charges by loving your terminal:

Product Spotlight: Spire SPc50 PEDPack

Spire Payments is currently the fastest growing European Point of Sale solutions provider, developing world-class secure electronic payment solutions. Their payment terminals and PIN Pads are building traction worldwide. Tailwind has been working closely with their product management and security teams to produce a unique solution to mount the SPc50 device.

The new PEDPack, a unique back plate designed to fit to the back of the device, has no screws or fixings and allows the terminal to latch securely into a FlexiPole base.

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