LightSpeed, a leading software company using Macs, iPhones and iPads to help retailers revolutionize the in-store shopping experience, today announced a number of new payment options supported by the LightSpeed platform that will dramatically increase customer engagement and retail flexibility. As part of LightSpeed for iPad 1.4, retailers are able to support mobile payment methods while simultaneously offering a completely wireless and secure customer transaction. LightSpeed’s new technology provides customers with more payment options than ever before, enabling retailers to adapt to new payment trends seamlessly without sacrificing the customer experience.
“Alternative payments are no longer a novelty, and retailers need to be equipped to accommodate all customers” said Dax Dasilva, founder and CEO of LightSpeed. “In today’s omni-channel world, retailers seek technology that not only caters to the needs of the customer, but also creates an unparalleled in-store shopping experience. LightSpeed for iPad 1.4 offers the best of both worlds.”
The new LightSpeed for iPad 1.4 includes:
- Genius platform from Merchant Warehouse – Utilizing the Genius platform will allow LightSpeed for iPad to accept all types of mobile payments, including Google Wallet and LevelUp, while seamlessly working alongside the payment terminal to provide secure and convenient point-to-point transactions from the selling floor. With Genius, retailers can honor customer loyalty programs and never need to worry about manual updates—Genius adds new payment options automatically as they arise.
- Moneris Solutions Corporation – LightSpeed’s Canadian customers can now integrate their iPad or Mac with Canadian payment terminals, eliminating the need for bulky device add-ons or sales counters.
- uDynamo – LightSpeed for iPad now supports encrypted card payments using uDynamo card readers and Merchant Warehouse payment processing. Perfect for small to medium sized businesses, uDynamo simply plugs into the headphone jack of an iPad to process payments.
- Rounded cash payments – Retailers can now process transactions using rounded cash payments in order to accommodate customers using currencies that are phasing out smaller denominations.
LightSpeed for iPad 1.4 provides retailers with more flexibility by supporting a number of new secure payment options to better suit customer needs. Existing customers with a maintenance plan can upgrade to the new version at any time. Those wishing to experience LightSpeed for the first time can get started for free or contact the Company directly at info-at-lightspeedretail-dot-com.