PIN pad


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PIN pad

n
(Banking & Finance) a small keypad at a point of sale on which someone making a purchase using a credit or debit card types his or her PIN to confirm the purchase
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Index Semi-Integrated Payments routes payment data directly from the PIN pad to the processor, removing the POS from the critical path.
Marc Freed-Finnegan, Index Co-Founder and CEO, added, "We leverage the strong partnerships we've established with leading payment processors, PIN pad providers and point-of-sale (POS) solutions to enable retailers to stay focused on their customers.
The company stated that Cryptera MPS 8000 Modular Payment System comes with a Universal Controller Module, a Sankyo-designed Secure Card Reader or Contactless Card Reader and Encrypting PIN Pad, which can be arranged as per the kiosk manufacturer, providing them the flexibility for innovation in design and deployment.
3 million Post Office account holders unable to access their savings through pin pad machines.
The retailer, which specializes in arts and crafts, has remained very quiet about the breach, citing the ongoing investigation, but has reported that it is somewhat unusual in that it appears the retailer's PIN pad terminals at points of sale were tampered with and compromised.
The PIN pad is not connected to the host computer and the LOK-IT drive cannot be detected on any computer until the proper PIN is entered.
Lipman Canada today announced that in a certificate dated December 10, 2003, it has received certification for the NURIT 292 S PIN Pad from an Interac Association accredited Device Certification Agent (DCA).
The new Pin Pad Reader from Texas Instruments RFid Systems of Dallas incorporates touch-pad technology into a wall-plate reader to provide users with an extra level of security and authentication.
THE Royal National Institute of the Blind (RNIB) has criticised the new way of collecting pensions - in particular the pin pad.
Cosmetic Changes Increase Online PIN Pad Use at Checkout by Consumers
TTG intends to solve both problems by providing merchants with a hi-tech EMV terminal to handle chip card transactions, as well as a customer-facing PIN pad with an EMV port so that the customer has possession of their credit card through the transaction process.