BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ROAM Data, a leading mobile commerce platform provider, today introduced a software developer’s kit that greatly simplifies the integration of card-present mobile payments into applications for iPhones, iPads and Android devices. As a result, any third-party developer of mobile applications can now readily leverage ROAM’s market-leading mobile commerce technology platform to build secure m-commerce applications.
ROAM’s developer kit supports mobile commerce-based apps development for a range of applications including invoicing, accounting, and retail point-of-sale. The tool kit ensures that developers comply with Payment Card Industry (PCI) data security standards. ROAM Data’s platform encrypts sensitive card information via hardware at the point-of-swipe. As a result, card data never goes beyond the retailer and payment card processor.
“The world’s top software developers and payment processing companies partner with us because we are the market leader in providing secure mobile phone card readers, with over 1 million units shipped,” said Will Graylin, CEO of ROAM Data. “Our encrypted mobile swipe technology and network are second to none. We believe that combining these assets with ROAM’s new software developer kit provides the essential tools and support to help someone build that next market-changing mobile commerce app for the tablet, iPhone or Android device.”
ROAM’s developer kit includes:
- Roam Card Swipers for development and testing.
- The ROAMpay Swipe application programming interface for card swiper.
- ROAMpay API for ROAM commerce platform.
- ROAMpay API for boarding merchants on the ROAM commerce platform.
- Test Account to develop and test applications.
- Documentation and samples for iOS and Android.
- Developer support resources, including phone and e-mail support.
Software developers can sample the technology and its capabilities by visiting http://developers.roamdata.com/.
ROAM Data is the leading mCommerce Platform-as-a-Service provider, extending physical point of sales and eCommerce to mobile devices. ROAM enables merchants to process card payments on mobile devices and consumers to easily make purchases via mobile shopping apps and ads. Founded in 2005, ROAM Data is a privately held U.S. corporation with a majority ownership by Ingenico ROAM Data provides the total mCommerce platform including hardware peripherals, software, tools and services for merchant service providers to deliver powerful mobile commerce solutions to their merchants quickly, securely and robustly. Visit www.roamdata.com for more information.