CHARGE Anywhere(R) Releases NFC Mobile Payments Solution

Oct 13, 2009, 13:19 ET from CHARGE Anywhere

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- CHARGE Anywhere® LLC, a leading provider of secure payment gateway and mobile payment solutions, and a Forum Nokia® member has enabled NFC (Near Field Communications) for credit and debit card processing on its PA DSS validated mobile payment software, CHARGE Anywhere v 2.0.0. Merchants with CHARGE Anywhere software can now accept payment from a NFC card with their mobile phones by simply tapping their customer's NFC enabled card against their Nokia phone!

Dr. Thami Smires, Chief Technology Officer at CHARGE Anywhere, will introduce the solution in a joint presentation with Nokia at the Electronic Transaction Association Strategic Leadership Forum in New York City on October 13, 2009. "With the completed integration and implementation of NFC card payment acceptance into our validated payment applications we have further enhanced the security and capability of mobile card processing for acquirers and merchants. With this technology a merchant can accept PayPass® and Paywave® NFC contactless card payments with their Nokia phone," said Dr. Smires.

"CHARGE Anywhere has distinguished itself by PA DSS validating and enabling mobile payments on a wide variety of innovative platforms: from BlackBerry®, Windows Mobile® and J2ME® smart phones, POS terminals, Netbooks and PCs. This latest NFC implementation is a valuable addition to our technology portfolio giving merchants the choice to process any kind of payment, from any location, while utilizing PCI secure technology that is readily available," said Paul Sabella, President and CEO of CHARGE Anywhere.

CHARGE Anywhere's solutions are the winner of the 2009 Best of Interop - PCI Security Solution and 2009 ETA Technology Innovation Awards

About CHARGE Anywhere: CHARGE Anywhere® is the developer of proprietary Payment Card Industry PA-DSS certified CHARGE Anywhere® v2.0.0 Mobile Payment/POS software solution designed for QuickBooks®, Smartphones and POS Terminals, e-commerce, Web terminal and PCI DSS Level 1 compliant ComsGate® Payment Gateway. CHARGE Anywhere offers business partners and customers the most secure and robust selection of industry specific and customized payments solutions and services, including; IP/Wireless Payment Gateway, POS software, Encryption and Data Security Services, Closed Loop Card Management and Merchant Billing Services. For more information contact them at , or 800-404-2014.