Square really pushed the envelope when they created their credit card reader for iPhone that uses the audio jack. Now the popular Charge Anywhere has caught up with their own Audio Jack Card Reader for BlackBerry smartphones. It is in direct competition with the Apple iPhone products and allows you to simply plug it into the BlackBerry audio jack and fire up their app to accept payments.
Full details at www.chargeanywhere.com and below in the announcement:
Audio Jack Card Reader for BlackBerry® Smartphones to compete with Apple iPhone™ for Mobile Payment Acceptance
CHARGE Anywhere® has enabled BlackBerry® Smartphones to easily accept credit card payments
January 17, 2012 (South Plainfield, NJ) – CHARGE Anywhere® LLC, a leading provider of award-winning, secure mobile payment and payment gateway solutions, announced today the compatibility of an Audio Jack Magnetic Card Reader with CHARGE Anywhere®‘s Mobile Payment Application for BlackBerry®.
Compatibility of the Audio Jack Card Reader with CHARGE Anywhere®‘s award-winning Mobile Payment Application for BlackBerry® and the PCI DSS Level 1 payment gateway, ComsGate®, provides BlackBerry® device owners with the most cost-effective solution to swipe credit cards anywhere, anytime.
"Providing low cost solutions that enable businesses to accept secure card payments anywhere, anytime on a BlackBerry® phone is critical to enterprise and SMB clients looking to expand services on the proven security of their BlackBerry® devices," said Paul Sabella, CEO of CHARGE Anywhere®. "With the CHARGE Anywhere® Mobile Payment Application for BlackBerry®, businesses can take advantage of our PCI security, end to end encryption and device management services while effortlessly turning their Sprint, AT&T or Verizon Wireless BlackBerry® phone into a secure, mobile point-of-sale terminal."
CHARGE Anywhere®‘s distinct mobile point-of-sale solution for BlackBerry® allow users to securely process payments in real-time, reducing risk and decreasing the scope of PCI-DSS. The exclusive solution permits users to capture and export mission critical business data such as signature capture, invoice number, employee number, tips, GPS location and more.