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mPOS provider, I Love Velvet, Inc. receives full PCI PTS Certification

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I Love Velvet, Inc., a global leader in secure, mobile Point-Of-Sale (mPOS) technology and solutions, announced today that they are officially PCI PTS Certified (approval number4-80012), a major step beyond standard PCI compliance as it brings them to the highest level of industry standards for secure payment processing.Official PCI Certificationrequiresextensive testing and approvalascomparedto standard “compliance” as is used by the majority of mPOS competitors, and required by any organizations or merchants that transmit or stores any credit or debit card holder data.

“We had already integrated advanced levels of payment security over our competition, and now to be officially certified is a complete affirmation of the level of security that our mPOS solution provides to customers,” commented Patrick Bouaziz, Chief Visionary Officer for I Love Velvet.  I Love Velvet is a leader in the mPOS industry and are gratified to see that all of our hard work is being recognized,”.

I Love Velvet customers include some of the world’s largest retail and entertainment organizations, including a major global theme park, a premium coffee retailer and leading apparel and appliance retailers.

About Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard

The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (www.pcisecuritystandards.org) is a proprietary information security standard for organizations that handle cardholder information for the major debit, credit, pre-paid, e-purse ATM and POS Cards.
Defined by the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard Council, the standard was created to enhance payment card data security.
Validation of compliance is performed annually, either by an Qualified Security Assessors (QSA) that creates a Report on Compliance (ROC) for organizations handling large volumes of transactions, or by Self-Assessment Questionnaire (SAQ) for companies handling smaller volumes.

About I Love Velvet, Inc.

I Love Velvet (www.ilovevelvet.com) is at the forefront of the MPOS industry. I Love Velvet is the industry’s only mobile point-of-sale (MPOS) company wholly committed to providing enterprise-grade MPOS solutions to the retail, restaurant and entertainment industries. A comprehensive, end-to-end hardware and software solution that goes beyond simple mobile payments, I Love Velvet’s MPOS systems provide customers with the most integration, flexibility, compatibility with business processes and global security certification. With a 360 degree understanding of its customer’s business processes, I Love Velvet offers organizations the opportunity to transform the customer POS experience. For more information visit www.ILoveVelvet.com or follow us on FacebookGoogle Plus, LinkedIn, and Twitter

For more information about our certification go on PCI’s website: https://www.pcisecuritystandards.org/popups/pts_device.php?appnum=4-80012

For questions about this release contact: [email protected]

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By : yacosta /May 29, 2014 /News /0 Comment Read More

OPTIMIZE YOUR LOGISTICS AND STORAGE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS!

ILV L-SCAN100A | 1D & 2D Barcode for Samsung Galaxy and Apple iOS Devices

ILV L-SCAN100A | 1D & 2D Barcode for Samsung Galaxy and Apple iOS Devices

The Velvet L-Scan100 Barcode Scanner for Apple iPhone,  Apple iPod touch,  & Samsung Galaxy devices is available today.

The Velvet L-Scan100 Barcode Scanner is an integrated solution designed for the Apple iPhone,  Apple iPod touch & Samsung Galaxy devices. Designed in an ergonomic and hand-held fashion, the scanner is quite sturdy. Its durability makes it suitable for many applications where barcode systems are used, including industrial & logistical environments such as warehouses or distribution centers.

A Simplified Solution for Flexible Usage

The Velvet L-Scan100 Barcode Scanner is extremely reliable and versatile. Whether it’s for supply chain management (SCM), logistics, warehouse management, delivery services or a portable tracking device, this efficient scanner will effectively meet all of your business needs.

Key Benefits

• The Velvet L-Scan100 Barcode Scanner enables multitasking by allowing you to scan barcodes in an efficient and seamless manner.
• Its impressive capacity saves considerable time without compromising on battery life.
• The system can be integrated into existing solutions or bundled with the latest wireless applications.

The Velvet L-Scan100 Barcode Scanner comes in two models*:

1D Version:

1D Barcodes: JAN/UPC/EAN incl. add on, Codabar, Code 11, Code 39, Tri-Optic, Code 93, Code 128, GS1-128 (EAN-128), IATA, Industrial 2of5, Interleaved 2of5, ISBN-ISSN-ISMN, Matrix 2of5, MSI/ Plessey, Telepen, UK/Plessey, S-Code

2D Version (incudes 1D functionality as well):

2D barcodes: Composite codes, Data Matrix, Maxi Code (mode 2~5), PDF417, QR code, US Driver’s License (AAMVA)

Contact [email protected] today for pricing and availability.

Specifications are subject change based on business requirements.
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PCI Certified iZettle get’s hacked

When it comes to payment and bank informations, we want SECURITY.
Which is why we tend to go towards PCI Certified solutions as we expect them to be safe and reliable.
This video shows us that the Security Standards Council doesn’t always certify the safest products…

 

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Patrick Bouaziz – guest speaker at the Young Jewish Entrepreneurs Forum

I Love Velvet is proud to announce our CEO Patrick Bouaziz was invited as a speaker at the Young Jewish Professionals Forum, to share his experience about Lifelong Learning, Tips to learn, Where to get more education about business and how to educate your staff.

The Young Jewish Entrepreneurs network is dedicated to connecting the world’s emerging Jewish entrepreneurs with each other. Our forum opens its doors for CEOs and entrepreneurs to forge long lasting, sincere relationships in upscale, comfortable, small group settings with top talent, and C-level industry peers.

In order to be considered a member, applicants must be a CEO, president or a recognized authority in their given industry.

For more information go to http://yjpnewyork.com/yjpforum/

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By : yacosta /March 27, 2014 /News /0 Comment Read More

I Love Velvet Joins the Samsung Solutions ExchangeTM

ILV Mobile Point of Sale (mPOS) for the Samsung Galaxy S4

I Love Velvet Inc., the leading provider of end-to-end, secure, mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) solutions, announced that it is now a member of the Samsung Solutions Exchange. The Samsung Solutions Exchange addresses the needs of line of business owners by creating holistic mobile solutions on a robust portfolio of enterprise-grade Samsung Mobile devices.

Coupled with Samsung Mobile devices, the I Love Velvet mobile point-of-sale solution offers three major components:

Velvet mPOS Hardware

The modular mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) hardware turns a Samsung smartphone or tablet into a mPOS solution and enables the following business functions: credit card swipe, chip and PIN credit cards, 2-D barcode reader, Security Access Modules (SAM) chip capabilities, and RFID and NFC reader.

Velvet Store

Velvet Store is an affordable, employee and customer facing point-of-sale application for Samsung Mobile devices to manage retail stores, display product specifications and images, browse store inventory, add and/or remove items from the customer shopping cart, cross-sell & up-sell additional products, add discounts & promotions, and process the shopping cart through to the payment portion of the transaction

Velvet Cloud

Velvet Cloud, or Back Office, is a cloud-based, multi-channel, multi-location, multi-currency business management solution. The Velvet Cloud gives up-to-the-minute transactional information based on specified store or group of stores, geography, products, discounts & promotions, employee management, and a host of detailed reports that can be accessed and managed from any wireless location.

“We offer the highest level of retail security available with our mPOS solution, which is superior to traditional credit & debit card swipe,” said Patrick Bouaziz, Chief Visionary Officer for I Love Velvet.  “By combining the I Love Velvet solution and Samsung Mobile’s  world-class mobile devices, we have created a complete best of breed solution for retailers to solidify customer brand loyalty through superior, face-to-face customer service and convenience with seamless in-store transactions.”

“We look forward to working with I Love Velvet to provide businesses with a secure, comprehensive point-of-sale solution on Samsung Mobile devices,” said Nick Rea, Director, Business Innovations Group at Samsung Mobile. “With the addition of this offering to the Samsung Solution Exchange, we can better enable our retail customers to leverage the benefits of mobility.”

The Samsung Solutions Exchange delivers a range of third party offerings for a variety of industries that increase productivity and ROI, including but not limited to sales and management applications, mobile device management solutions, cloud services, collaboration tools and security solutions – all designed to make it easier for enterprises to succeed in the new era of mobile business.

To find out more about the benefits of Samsung Solutions Exchange for businesses and partners, visit www.samsung.com/us/enterprise.

About I Love Velvet, Inc.

I Love Velvet (www.ilovevelvet.com) is at the forefront of the MPOS industry. I Love Velvet is the industry’s only mobile point-of-sale (MPOS) company wholly committed to providing enterprise-grade MPOS solutions to the retail, restaurant and entertainment industries. A comprehensive, end-to-end hardware and software solution that goes beyond simple mobile payments, I Love Velvet’s MPOS systems provide customers with the most integration, flexibility, compatibility with business processes and global security certification. With a 360 degree understanding of its customer’s business processes, I Love Velvet offers organizations the opportunity to transform the customer POS experience. For more information visit www.ILoveVelvet.com or follow us on FacebookGoogle Plus, LinkedIn, and Twitter @ILoveVelvetNYC.

For questions about this release contact: [email protected]

 

I Love Velvet Marketing Team
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10012 New York, New York
646-783-3747

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I Love Velvet to Launch Two-Way, Dual View MPOS Products

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I Love Velvet, the mobile point-of-sale (MPOS) hardware and software innovator for large retailers, airlines, leisure and entertainment groups, and restaurant chains, today announced the launch of a series of customer-facing, dual view (DV) MPOS models and new proprietary CRM technology, further enhancing security and the overall customer shopping experience. Similar to the current Velvet Suite of products, the new DV series of models will work seamlessly with the latest Apple iOS and select Android and Windows devices.

“I Love Velvet firmly believes that the future of MPOS lies in effective consumer interaction and, with this next phase in product offerings, we will further deliver an incredible shopping experience”

I Love Velvet has evolved its MPOS technology, upgrading the acclaimed “brain and sled” solutions, creating a new suite of products with added customer-facing HD display screens featured on the back of the devices. The upgraded models will enhance the MPOS experience by allowing sales and retail professionals to confirm transaction information directly with the customer while simultaneously completing secure payment options including credit card and bank debit card swipes; European Chip & Pin cards; RFID; NFC and 2-D bar code scanning. Retailers can also effectively upsell and cross-sell additional products, as well as communicate targeted promotional and advertising content based on customer buying history. With an added customer-facing HD display screen, the upgraded dual view MPOS devices enable content to be shared seamlessly, facilitating a faster transaction and offering additional promotional opportunities.

“I Love Velvet firmly believes that the future of MPOS lies in effective consumer interaction and, with this next phase in product offerings, we will further deliver an incredible shopping experience,” said Patrick Bouaziz, chief visionary officer for I Love Velvet. “Customers and retailers can now experience a connected shopping world and, most importantly, customers can feel confident that their personal information is handled in a seamless, secure and professional manner.”

Like I Love Velvet’s current line of products, the enhanced MPOS solution will allow shared images and transaction receipts to be sent directly to customer email and wireless printers via a WiFi connection once the secure transaction is complete.

To learn more about I Love Velvet’s dual view product, please visit www.ilovevelvet.com and stop by booth #2344 at the NRF 103rd Annual Convention and Expo on January 13-14, 2014.

About I Love Velvet

I Love Velvet (www.ilovevelvet.com) is at the forefront of the MPOS industry. I Love Velvet is the industry’s only mobile point-of-sale (MPOS) company wholly committed to providing enterprise-grade MPOS solutions to the retail, restaurant and entertainment industries. A comprehensive, end-to-end hardware and software solution that goes beyond simple mobile payments, I Love Velvet’s MPOS systems provide customers with the most integration, flexibility, compatibility with business processes and global security certification. With a 360 degree understanding of its customer’s business processes, I Love Velvet offers organizations the opportunity to transform the customer POS experience. For more information visit www.ILoveVelvet.com.

 

 

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By : yacosta /January 23, 2014 /News /0 Comment Read More

Epson Partners Showcase Mobile and Web-Based Printing with Epson’s ePOS Technology

NEW YORK–()–Today at the National Retail Federation’s 103rd Annual Convention and Expo (NRF), Epson America, Inc., a leading supplier of value-added Point of Sale (POS) solutions, shows retailers how its ePOS technology can manage printing in any environment (mobile, web/cloud-based and legacy), while also enabling the Epson OmniLink smart devices to serve as peripheral connectivity hubs for mobile and cloud/browser-based POS. Epson will host six partners in its booth with mobile applications, such as online ordering, mobile self-service, mobile device management, and mobile POS – all working seamlessly with Epson’s ePOS technology on a variety of Epson solutions. With Epson’s ePOS technology, the printer plays a central role in the mobile store environment – eliminating connectivity and printing hassles and providing an easy solution for both developers and retailers alike.

“As retailers embrace mobile and web-based POS, they’re faced with challenges like managing wireless printing and peripheral devices”

“As retailers embrace mobile and web-based POS, they’re faced with challenges like managing wireless printing and peripheral devices,” commented Gregg Brunnick, Director of Marketing, Epson America Business Systems Division. “Epson’s ePOS technology solves the problem, offering retailers a way to embrace new technologies that speed deployment, enhance functionality and reduce costs.”

anyGuest.com – anyGuest.com will demo mobile and online ordering anywhere, from any device at anytime, with Epson’s OmniLink TM-T88V-i as part of the company’s guest ordering solution. The solution enables guest food orders to be routed directly from any smartphone or web enabled device to the kitchen for immediate order processing, and guests pay directly from the anyGuest.com application. To learn more, visit www.anyguest.com.

Beehivr – Using Epson’s ePOS-Print SDK for iOS, Beehivr’s apps connect via Bluetooth® with Epson’s TM-T88V MFi (Made For iOS) thermal receipt printer, as well as Epson’s Mobilink TM-P60II MFi mobile printer. Whether deployed as a handheld or in kiosks, Beehivr apps support proximity marketing actions: driving to store, greeting, socializing, rewarding, advising, informing, and surveying customers. To learn more, visit www.beehivr.com.

Raymark Raymark will demo its Mosaic POS system on an Apple iPad® 2, connected via Bluetooth to Epson’s Mobilink TM-P60II MFi mobile receipt printer. Raymark uses Epson’s ePOS-Print SDK to enable receipt printing from Mosaic POS on the iPad 2, deployed as a native application. Raymark Mosaic POS provides specialty retailers with extensive POS functionality, including sales, customer profiles, loyalty and promotions, discounts, voids, tendering, and the ability to suspend and retrieve transactions on any mobile device or fixed workstation. To learn more, visit www.raymark.com.

Demandware Demandware’s Digital Store omnichannel solution bridges the gap between online ecommerce and traditional POS. Store associates use tablets running Demandware’s Digital Store solution on the Demandware Commerce platform to access real time customer and product inventory data – regardless of the local store’s stock levels – which generates higher revenues and enhances customer satisfaction. At NRF, Demandware will show the Digital Store solution integrated with Epson’s TM-T70II printer, demonstrating real time, network printer discovery and printing for omnichannel Digital Store transactions. To learn more, visit www.demandware.com.

Revel Systems – Revel Systems will demo its iPad POS equipped with the Epson TM-T88V thermal receipt printer. Quick, intuitive and secure, Revel Systems iOS-based point-of-sale system combines cloud-based technology and the mobility of the iPad. Revel Systems software offers a feature-rich POS solution for restaurant, retail and grocery establishments with integrated mobile ordering, payroll, inventory tracking, CRM and more. To learn more, visit www.revelsystems.com.

I Love Velvet – I Love Velvet will demo its ILV Holster for the Apple iPad and Apple iPad Air connected to the Epson TM-T88V thermal receipt printer. A comprehensive, end-to-end hardware and software solution that goes beyond simple mobile payments, I Love Velvet’s mobile POS systems provide customers with the most integration, flexibility, compatibility with business processes and global security certification. To learn more, visit www.ilovevelvet.com.

About Epson America, Inc.

Founded in 1975 and headquartered in Long Beach, CA, Epson America, Inc. is the U.S. affiliate of Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, a global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality technology products that meet customer demands for increased functionality, compactness, systems integration and energy efficiency. For over 40 years, Epson’s advanced technology has been at work in millions of POS systems around the world. Today Epson’s Business Systems Division continues to bring industry-leading, open architecture, smart technologies to the point of service. To learn more about Epson America Business Systems Division, please visit: pos.epson.com, or connect with us on Facebook (http://tinyurl.com/EpsonFacebook-BizSys), Twitter (http://twitter.com/EpsonB2B_PR) and YouTube (http://tinyURL.com/EpsonYouTube).

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By : yacosta /January 16, 2014 /News /0 Comment Read More

Mobile POS I Love Velvet comes to Android

I Love Velvet, a mobile point-of-sale hardware and software provider, has announced a major expansion to its supported devices, with the addition of the Windows Surface and all Android products, including the Samsung Galaxy, HTC and Google Nexus, to its MPOS solution portfolio. According to the company, I Love Velvet is the only mobile point-of-sale solution currently available for the Samsung Galaxy.

“As overall demand for mPOS increases, so does client demand for additional platforms running mobile solutions,” Patrick Bouaziz, chief vision officer at I Love Velvet, said in a news release. “More of the market is using the Android platform and we saw increased demand for Samsung devices overseas, specifically in the European and Asian markets. As we are constantly on the pulse of mPOS trends for our clients, we were able to immediately respond to this demand with a suite of new device support and compatibility with the Samsung Galaxy.”

I Love Velvet is unveiling its new device support at this year’s 103rd National Retail Federation Annual Convention and EXPO, under way this week in New York.

For all newly supported products, I Love Velvet said it will offer a free device and no-cost installation to the first 10 customers in the United States. I Love Velvet is also compatible with Apple’s latest devices that feature the Lightning connector — including the fourth-generation iPad, iPad mini, iPhone 5 and iPod Touch. I Love Velvet provides an extensive range of mPOS transaction capabilities that include: credit card and bank debit card swipes; European chip and pin cards; RFID; NFC and 2-D bar code scanning.

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Source: mobilepaymentstoday.com

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By : yacosta /January 15, 2014 /News /0 Comment Read More

Retail’s BIG Show 2014 – Free Expo Pass — For Retailers —

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