7 Pay-at-the-Table Questions & Answers You Can’t Afford to Miss

The payment experience is starting to change in the US with the addition of more secure methods. Restaurants are addressing this evolution with the introduction of Pay-at-the-Table payment solutions. With this solution, restaurant servers bring a wireless payment solution to the diner’s table along with the check to process the payment, a method that is very common outside the US, especially in Europe. Diners will then use the terminal to pay with their preferred method of electronic payments, including EMV and mobile wallets such as Apple Pay®. By bringing payment to the consumer at the point of service, the chances of fraud are reduced as the card never leaves the customer’s possession. In a recent webinar on Pay-at-the-Table that I co-hosted, we received a lot of questions regarding this new payment solution. Below is a list of the most frequently asked questions regarding Pay-at-the-Table.

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Moving Money: Consumers & Mobile Payments

Moving Money: Consumers and Mobile Payments

Smartphones are in the hands of more Americans than ever before. Pew Research estimates that 68% of the population owned a smartphone in 2015 and that number is expected to keep growing. In addition to the connectivity that smartphones provide to information, entertainment, and one another, they can also help simplify payment transactions. The availability of smartphone-based digital wallets like Apple Pay and Google Wallet have morphed mobile devices into payment devices, while also changing the dynamics of traditional cash-only transactions. Now parking fees, public transportation fares, and fast food purchases are just some of the smaller-ticket items that can be paid using mobile devices.

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3 Things You Shouldn’t Miss Out On at RSPA’s RetailNOW 2016

The Retail Solutions Providers Association’s (RSPA) signature event, RetailNOW, is being held in Grapevine, Texas this year, and we are excited to be a part of it. The event brings together thought leaders from across the retail industry with various expertise, including software, hardware, and payments. As you prepare to attend the show, here are a few things you should definitely check out:

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Launch a Successful EMV-Enabled mPOS Solution in 3 Easy Steps

Many independent software vendors (ISVs) in the US service a wide range of industries, and with last October’s liability shift it can be a daunting task for them to get to market with EMV-enabled mPOS solutions that fit their customers’ needs. In our previous blog post, we discussed 3 key challenges that ISVs face while enabling EMV for their mPOS solutions, including the complexities of implementing EMV as compared to magstripe, the time-consuming certification process and high costs. However, when following the right steps, ISVs can combat these challenges and get to market quickly with their EMV-enabled mPOS solutions in just three easy steps.

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4 Hospitality Payment Challenges That Pay-at-the-Table Solves

Today, restaurants, hotels, stadiums and other hospitality businesses in the US face many payments challenges, including credit card fraud, speed of service, PIN debit card acceptance, etc. To tackle these challenges, hospitality businesses need to think about bringing payments to the consumer using a Pay-at-the-Table solution. Let’s take a look at a few of these challenges and how Pay-at-the-Table helps solve them:

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