Ingenico Partners With Microsoft to Drive Retail Innovation

Ingenico Partners With Microsoft to Drive Retail Innovation 
Ingenico Working With Microsoft to Design Enterprise Devices
Leveraging Windows Embedded 8 Handheld With the Company's Secure
Payment Technology 
PARIS -- (Marketwire) -- 01/14/13 --  Ingenico, (Euronext:
FR0000125346 - ING), leading worldwide provider of payment solutions,
today announced that they are working together with Microsoft to
deliver enterprise-class devices based on the new Windows Embedded 8
Handheld platform. As a global secure payment solutions provider,
Ingenico joins other prominent enterprise device OEMs working closely
with Microsoft in these innovative efforts.  
Ingenico will collaborate closely with Microsoft to bring fully
integrated handheld electronic payment solutions and innovations to
the retail industry. By leveraging Windows Embedded 8 Handheld, which
is based on Windows Phone 8, Ingenico will provide its secure payment
technology expertise to develop the future of retail payment
acceptance with personal, seamless and differentiated consumer
experiences.  
"Retailers across the country are seeking and continue to invest in
the next generation of handheld devices with specific functionality
needed to transform their businesses," said Thierry Denis, president
of Ingenico North America. "The Windows Embedded 8 Handheld platform
represents a new wave of innovative intelligent hardware, software
and application solutions. We are very pleased to work with Microsoft
to develop the next generation handheld devices equipped with
Ingenico's secure payment technologies. We aim to bring a new set of
payment innovations to the enterprise handheld device market."  
The new Windows Embedded 8 Handheld-based devices will leverage
Ingenico's mobile payment and secure EMV technology to enable fully
integrated acceptance of current and future forms of payment,
including magnetic stripe, EMV chip-based cards, contactless, and
NFC-enabled transactions.  
"Working together with partners like Ingenico on Windows Embedded 8
Handheld devices allows us to deliver the quality, usability and
integrated experiences that customers are demanding," said D'Arcy
Salzmann, senior product manager for Windows Embedded at Microsoft.
"Together we are driving customer solutions that are tailored for
core enterprise scenarios. Customers will benefit from Ingenico's
payment expertise and will gain worker productivity and reduced
training costs through the intuitive Windows Phone 8 user experience
in Windows Embedded 8 Handheld. Enterprises deploying Ingenico's
Windows Embedded 8 Handheld payment solutions gain another key device
in their intelligent systems, and will be able to employ the data and
telemetry from Ingenico devices for new insight into their
operations." 
Ingenico is attending and exhibiting at the National Retail
Federation's Annual Convention & EXPO in New York this week.
Retailers interested in learning more about Ingenico's latest
electronic payment solutions and the opportunities this new
partnership provides can stop by Ingenico's booth #1653. 
About Ingenico (Euronext: FR0000125346 - ING)
 Ingenico is a leading
provider of payment solutions, with over 20 million terminals
deployed in more than 125 countries. Its 4,000 employees worldwide
support retailers, banks and service providers to optimize and secure
their electronic payments solutions, develop their offer of services
and increase their point of sales revenue. More information on
www.ingenico.com | twitter.com/Ingenico | twitter.com/IngenicoNA 
Media contacts 
Remi Calvet
IIngenico, Corporate Communication
VP Communication
remi.calvet@ingenico.com
Tel. +33 1.58.01.80.80 
Svy Nekrasas
Ingenico, North America
Vice President of Marketing
Svy.Nekrasa@ingenico.com
Tel. 678.456.1211 
Gina von Esmarch 
Voce Communications, a Porter Novelli Company 
gvon@vocecomm.com 
Tel. 415.203.4660 
 
 
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