“Smart Terminal” Posts

How to Process a Transaction Using the Smart Terminal

How to Process a Transaction Using the Smart Terminal

Welcome to PayJunction University, where we teach you how to use PayJunction like a pro. Today’s lesson will show you how to process a transaction with the Smart Terminal. After logging into PayJunction, select “Process a Credit Card” from the left-hand column. Then select the “Smart Terminal” tab on the top of the page. Now, select which terminal and account you would like to use. Enter the transaction amount and click “Request Payment” at the bottom of the screen. Your customer will take over from here. If tips are enabled on your account, they will be presented with 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…

What Is an API?

What Is an API?

The adage, ‘Don’t reinvent the wheel’ is simple. If the work has already been done, don’t waste your time duplicating it. That very idea is the core reason why APIs are so successful today. Many software companies are very good at what they do, and offer APIs so other companies don’t have to replicate the same work. An API Example Put simply, an API lets you interface your software with another. Consider this example: A software company wants to display a map in its interface, but instead of creating its own mapping technology from scratch – which would…

EMV API Makes Life Easy for Developers

EMV API Makes Life Easy for Developers

Building business-to-business software and point of sale systems isn’t easy. You build, then refine, then re-build, then refine again ... and again. Finally, you have a worthy product that’s ready for use, except for one small detail: your customers are businesses and they need to accept payments. Integrating payments might sound easy at first, but there are quite a few challenges, especially for in-person payments. To understand the problem, let’s go over the basics. EMV API and PCI Compliance All credit and debit cards contain sensitive cardholder data. To maintain a secure environment Visa, MasterCard, American Express, JCB…

EMV Cards Processed Quickly for Karmasoft Customers

EMV Cards Processed Quickly for Karmasoft Customers

Gyms and fitness studios tend to share the same needs: checking in members, processing recurring dues, selling merchandise and scheduling employees. Finding software that can handle all these needs is a goal for any studio looking to expand and streamline its services. Enter Karmasoft, a Brooklyn-based studio management software that does all this and more. Studios and gyms that use Karmasoft can offer online booking, communicate with members through the software's built-in marketing automation tool, manage employee scheduling and take advantage of a simple point-of-sale system. When it comes to accepting credit card payments, especially EMV cards, however, things get…