USA Technologies Wins Gold at 2013 Connected World Value Chain Awards

  USA Technologies Wins Gold at 2013 Connected World Value Chain Awards

Business Wire

MALVERN, Pa. -- June 20, 2013

USA Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: USAT), (“USAT”), a leader of wireless,
cashless payment and M2M telemetry solutions for small-ticket, self-serve
retailing industries, today announced that it earned the top award for the
vending category at the 2013 Connected World Value Chain Awards last week in
Santa Clara, California.

The Connected World magazine Value Chain Awards honor the most successful
corporate adopters of M2M technology and connected devices as well as the
solution providers that help make their technology adoption a success. The
awards recognize the process of combining multiple technologies, such as
device-connectivity hardware, network services, as well as application
software and infrastructure, to create a winning solution for the end customer
based on quantifiable results. Entries were judged by a panel of industry
experts and analysts.

USAT’s gold award featured value chain partners Verizon Wireless and Telit
Wireless Solutions as solution providers that helped make adoption of USAT’s
flagship technology and service offering, ePort Connect^®, a success. ePort
Connect^® is USAT’s comprehensive cashless payment and telemetry solution that
is designed to meet the unique requirements of the small-ticket, unattended
market. Features include integrated wireless and M2M functionality in addition
to streamlined cashless payment, telemetry and consumer engagement services.

“Through effective collaboration with partners such as Verizon Wireless and
Telit Wireless Solutions, USAT has continued to innovate on behalf of our
customers to bring the benefits of the connected world to them with seamless
simplicity and added value,” said Maeve McKenna Duska, USAT’s vice president
of marketing. “The turnkey nature of USAT’s business model has been vital to
our success and incorporates strong partners who support that vision. We are
honored by the recognition at Connected World’s Value Chain Awards and are
proud of our successful collaboration with Verizon Wireless and Telit Wireless
Solutions as we focus on additional opportunities to expand on our work.”

About USA Technologies:

USA Technologies is a leader of wireless, cashless payment and M2M telemetry
solutions for small-ticket, self-serve retailing industries. ePort Connect^®
is the company’s flagship service platform, a PCI-compliant, end-to-end suite
of cashless payment and telemetry services specially tailored to fit the needs
of small ticket, self-service retailing industries. USA Technologies also
provides a broad line of cashless acceptance technologies including its
NFC-ready ePort^® G8, ePort Mobile™ for customers on the go, and
QuickConnect™, an API Web service for developers. USA Technologies has been
granted 85 patents; and has agreements with Verizon, Visa, Elavon and
customers such as Compass, Crane, AMI Entertainment and others. Visit the
website at www.usatech.com.

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Contact:

USA Technologies
Veronica Rosa, 484-359-2138
VP Corp. Comm. & Investor Relations
vrosa@usatech.com
 
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