First Data has unveiled Clover Go, a new EMV-enabled card reader for mobile devices and the latest device in its Clover mobile point of sale product line.
Clover Go can plug into Apple and Android mobile devices' headphone jack and uses a WiFi or cellular connection to transmit information. The product is designed for businesses that need to accept payments beyond a traditional store setting.
Clover Go also offers multi-merchant and multi-user functionality, which lets business to switch between store locations and provide access to numerous employees. Sales are processed through the Clover app.
The product can be purchased as a standalone reader or as part of the wider Clover line of products, which includes the tabletop-based Clover Station and Clover Mini. Customers who are already Clover users can transfer their credentials to the new product.
"While the Clover platform serves businesses of all sizes, Clover Go is especially beneficial for businesses with mobile workforces or entrepreneurs just starting out who want to accept transactions while complying with the EMV liability shift," states Dan Charron, First Data's head of global business solutions, in a January15 news release.
Accept payments on the go, wherever you go. Whether you’re selling at the local farmers market or at a customer’s job site, Clover® Go makes it easy to take your business to your customers.
Securely and reliably accept credit and debit cards – including EMV® chip cards – with ease, right from your smartphone or tablet. Clover Go also comes with clear and intuitive reporting on sales activity along with insights on other local companies in your industry. Reliable support is available whenever you need it.
The Clover® Go solution is fast and reliable. It supports chip and swipe payments, and comes with TransArmor® – the industry’s leading data protection solution, so you can accept payments with confidence.
With the Insightics® Solution, you’ll receive a weekly email containing powerful information on your business performance to help you make better business decisions.
And Clover Go grows with your business. You can easily move to other Clover devices and solutions as your business evolves.
Best of all, you get all the support and service you need from the global leader in reliable and secure payment solutions so you can spend more time doing what you love. After all, that’s why you went into business in the first place.