The mobile card reader market is heat’n up in the Nordics!
Point in Sweden (owned by VeriFone) today launch a mobile card dongle named Sail for Android and iOS. The Sail dongle goes head-on with iZettle and includes chip and PIN (iZettle is chip and signature).
Sail can also be NFC enabled and purchases can be done using a cards magnet stripe. Sail is online coupled with Points payment switch and infrastucture, and is delivered with the software needed to execute a payment.
Point is a leading provider of electronic payment solutions in Europe and a big PSP in Nordics and the biggest in Sweden, controlling 70% of the installed base of POS terminals in the country.