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Meet the Smart Terminal by PayJunction

Meet the Smart Terminal by PayJunction

This is the Smart Terminal by PayJunction. It makes payment processing simpler and more secure than with a traditional credit card terminal — and it’s better for the environment too. Let’s take a look at how it works. As an example, Victoria is the office manager at Dr. Smith Dermatology. One of her favorite patients, Oliver, has stopped in to pick up some sunblock and is ready to pay. Victoria enters the amount into her computer and requests payment from Oliver. It shows up on the Smart Terminal, and Oliver is presented with a variety of payment options: a…

5 Reasons Why You Need a Customer-Facing Terminal

5 Reasons Why You Need a Customer-Facing Terminal

If you’re shopping for a new credit card terminal, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by your options. Make the wrong choice and you could be in the same position in a year’s time. Changes in payment technology and consumer trends are unpredictable, but some credit card terminals are better suited for the future than others. Without over-complicating the matter with makes and models, we’ll focus simply on the credit card terminal's physical orientation. There are five compelling reasons why you should opt for a customer-facing terminal over a traditional cashier-facing one. The Imminent Rise of Chip…

5 Reasons to Accept Mobile Payments Now

5 Reasons to Accept Mobile Payments Now

Now that high-speed mobile connectivity permeates our society, millennial digital natives (and many older "digital immigrants") are seeking ways to leverage its benefits. That's leading them to gradually embrace newer, more seamless and secure modes of payment: from EMV credit cards and e-checks to mobile contactless payments made with smartphones and smartwatches. Mobile payments, or tap-to-pay systems, are especially promising. Although the underlying technology has been around for decades, it’s only recently gained traction as a viable payment method for U.S. consumers. In 2015, Wired predicted an upsurge in mobile payments adoption. Many experts expect the category to…