ATLANTA (6/19/15)--Global payments provider First Data has launched a tablet-based POS terminal aimed at the emerging mobile payments market.
The Clover Mini will accept near-field communication-based payments from mobile wallets such as Apple Pay, Android Pay and the soon-to-launch Samsung Pay. It also has a card slot for chip-and-PIN credit cards. The new system also has a PIN pad, multiple USB ports, and full Wi-Fi capabilities, as well as an input for an Ethernet cable.
“Just as the smartphone changed the lives of billions of people around the world, Clover is revolutionizing the way business owners run their companies,” First Data President Guy Chiarello said.
The device also comes with a built-in receipt printer and a camera to scan quick response (QR) codes and paper checks.
The Clover Mini features cloud-based, customizable software, and multiple layers of security designed to safeguard customer data from hackers.