Hypercom’s global interests have been acquired by Verifone, except for the terminal maker’s US business which was sold to the Gores Group and renamed Equinox Payments at the end of September 2011.
News stories featuring Hypercom:
October 31st, 2011
POS terminal maker VeriFone has announced the H5000, a countertop point-of-sale terminal that accepts NFC and contactless payments as well as mag stripe and EMV chip cards. The device is positioned as a successor to Hypercom’s Artema Hybrid and is the first major enhancement of a Hypercom system since it was acquired by VeriFone in August 2011. First units will ship in early 2012, with general availability expected in the second quarter.
October 3rd, 2011
June 27th, 2011
News in brief from the NFC world and beyond: Korea gets NFC Forum test lab • Verayo hires CTO from Apple • US Bank issues contactless EMV cards • SPVA releases secure payment device standards • Majority don’t trust mobile phone companies • 20m Visa contactless cards in UK by end of year • Groupon ties deals to loyalty cards • Identive appoints NFC VP • and more…
May 17th, 2011
News in brief from the NFC world and beyond: US files lawsuit against Verifone/Hypercom deal • iPhone 5 unlikely to support NFC payments, says analyst • ‘Paper’ phone unveiled • Vivotech adds NFC to mag stripe terminals • Hashable adds NFC to contacts app • Sequent raises funds • Connecthings invests in Lifera • and more…
April 4th, 2011
‘The acquisition… is a major step in our strategic development notably aimed at accelerating the adoption of contactless NFC technology,’ says the French firm’s CEO.
April 1st, 2011
‘We see this as a strategic and transformative opportunity for Vivotech,’ says company CEO Mick Mullagh, who has plans for an IPO in 2012. Ingenico, meanwhile, is yet to officially announce an acquisition plan but is reported to already be in discussions to buy the business.
March 3rd, 2011
“The retail point of sale represents a point of convergence for smartphone-initiated payments, social networking and electronic couponing, but it won’t happen if retailers are expected, on faith, to absorb the costs of making it work,” says CEO Douglas G Bergeron.
November 29th, 2010
News in brief from the NFC world and beyond: PingPing adds Coca-Cola • Indian banks offer mobile payments • GSMA investigates embedded SIMs • VeriFone buys Hypercom • Brands test Google Goggles • 500m to use mobile medical apps by 2015 • CPI hits 100M contactless cards • and more…
November 17th, 2008
Anyone who expected to visit Cartes 2008 and find just the odd NFC application hidden somewhere round the back of a small stand lost in the outer reaches of the exhibition hall was in for quite a surprise — Near Field Communications World spotted forty companies talking NFC at this year’s event…
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