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Merchants will be able to use Canada's first and only smartphone-based mobile debit and credit point-of-sale solution on both Android OS and Apple® iOS®

TORONTO, Aug. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - PAYD PRO, Canada's first and only smartphone-based mobile point-of-sale solution ("mPOS") in Canada to accept both Interac® Debit and credit card payments, will be available on Android Operating System beginning mid-September. Moneris Solutions Corporation ("Moneris"), Canada's largest credit and debit card processor, plans to introduce additional features for PAYD PRO in the fourth quarter of 2014 including a tip/gratuity feature, E-mail receipting, and the ability to tie multiple users to one account.

PAYD PRO is the only payment solution in Canada that accepts both Interac Debit and credit card payments and is the first mPOS product to include EMV® Chip & PIN and contactless payment technology. Moneris continues to commit resources into the development of new PAYD PRO features and add-ons.

"We are pleased to offer PAYD PRO more broadly, as we know that at least one-third of Moneris' new merchants each month are looking for mPOS solutions and the majority of the smartphone market share in Canada belongs to Android,"1 said Rob Cameron, Chief Product and Marketing Officer at Moneris. "We worked hard to get a robust solution in place so that our merchants can take advantage of customer appetite for paying on the go. We will continue to innovate and develop based on merchant and consumer feedback."

This innovative payment solution allows merchants to process payments securely, anywhere they do business. Merchants connect a portable Bluetooth®-enabled PIN Pad to a smartphone or tablet running the PAYD app, to process sales in any physical location. The mPOS solution accepts Interac Debit, Discover®, VISA®, MasterCard® and American Express®, giving customers a wide range of payment options.

PAYD PRO has no set-up fees or fixed-term contract and minimum processing or transaction volume limits, providing mobile-businesses with a cost-effective way to offer a variety of payment options to their customers.

Merchants can sign up for PAYD PRO at

Information and updates are available on Facebook at and Twitter at @getpaydnow.

1 comScore: Android owns 44% of the Canadian smartphone market, BlackBerry sinks to 15%: 04/04/2014

About Moneris Solutions
As one of North America's largest providers of payment processing solutions, Moneris Solutions Corporation ("Moneris") offers credit, debit, wireless and online payment services for merchants in virtually every industry segment and processes more than three billion transactions, annually. Moneris also offers electronic loyalty and stored-value gift card programs. With more than 350,000 merchant locations, Moneris provides the hardware, software and systems needed to improve business efficiency and manage payments. For more information please visit

™PAYD and PAYD & Design are trade-marks of Moneris Solutions Corporation. ANDROID is a trade-mark of Google Inc.

® MONERIS, MONERIS & Design and MONERIS SOLUTIONS & Design are registered trade-marks of Moneris Solutions Corporation. Samsung is a registered trademark of Samsung Co., Ltd used with permission. EMV is a trademark, and in some countries a registered trademark, of EMVCo LLC. BLUETOOTH is a registered trade-mark of Bluetooth SIG, Inc. APPLE is a trade-mark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. IOS is a trademark or registered trademark of Cisco in the U.S. and other countries. VISA is a registered trade-mark of Visa International. MASTERCARD is a registered trade-mark of MasterCard International Incorporated. INTERAC is a registered trade-mark of Interac Inc. DISCOVER is a registered trade-mark of Discover Financial Services. AMERICAN EXPRESS is a registered trade-mark of American Express Company. All other marks or registered trade-marks are the property of their respective owners.


SOURCE Moneris Solutions Corporation

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