INGENICO Partners With Microsoft to Drive Retail Innovation

INGENICO Partners With Microsoft to Drive Retail Innovation 
NEUILLY-SUR-SEINE, FRANCE -- (Marketwire) -- 01/14/13 --  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 - January 14, 2013. - Ingenico, (Euronext: FR0000125346 - ING),
leading
worldwide provider of payment solutions, today announced
within the framework of the National Retail Federation's show held in
New York, 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.
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Media contacts 
Remi Calvet
IIngenico, Corporate Communication
remi.calvet@ingenico.com
Tel. +33 1.58.01.80.80 
Svy Nekrasas
Ingenico, North America
Svy.Nekrasa@ingenico.com
Tel. +1 678.456.1211