Omnichannel payment gateway Cardknox was integrated Wednesday, January 26, with ID TECH’s VP6300 and VP6800 self-service payment terminals to expand its support for unattended retail, the companies announced in a press release. joint.
“With the growing demand for cashless and contactless payment options, self-service payment terminals are providing merchants with increased opportunities to capture sales while providing consumers with a frictionless checkout experience,” it said. joint announcement.
Cardknox offers a suite of unattended retail solutions to support kiosk and vending machine transactions, as well as electronics sales, attraction ticketing, car shopping, parking lots, public transport , etc
A recent PYMNTS study shows that the unattended retail market could grow by up to 70% if consumers who wanted to make self-service purchases had access to it. Nearly two in five consumers (38%) who made their most recent purchases on unattended channels want to use them for non-traditional purchases in the future, according to our research.
The combination of the Cardknox payment gateway with ID TECH’s self-service payment terminals allows merchants to accept multiple types of payment; improve usability with an intuitive interface; operate indoors or outdoors; choose their hardware options; Generate reports quickly and benefit from in-house technical support.
“Unattended payment devices are a win-win solution for merchants and consumers alike,” Cardknox Vice President of Sales Mark Paley said in the joint announcement. “Consumers can conduct cashless transactions around the clock, while merchants benefit from cost savings and increased revenue.”
Related: Cardknox Launches New Option for Online SNAP Payment Processing
In October, Cardknox said its payment gateway integration for e-commerce platforms now supports Federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) payments made in line.
Last year, the USDA allowed SNAP recipients to pay for groceries remotely on their smartphones or other devices.
Grocery stores and other retailers must integrate a digital PIN pad into their online stores in order to process SNAP EBT card payments online, in accordance with USDA regulations. The numeric PIN pad ensures that customers can securely enter their card PIN when they are ready to pay online.