Apple Announces Tap to Pay on iPhone for Contactless Payments

How can merchants use iPhone’s Tap to Pay as their Payment Terminal?

We’re continuously seeing technology and manufacturing giants come up with solutions that provide convenience for both consumers and businesses. One notable advancement in technology is the development of contactless payments. We’ve seen the growth in the number of users using digital wallets in making day-to-day transactions. From integrating NFC with smartphones and tablets, we’ve seen tech giants rise and compete with the development of e-wallets such as Apple Pay, Google Pay, Samsung Pay, and more.


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Apple recently announced the release of their Tap to Pay application. From using smartphones for contactless payments, now, merchants also have the option to use their iPhones as payment terminals. This is a great business operations solution from Apple, especially for start-ups, small merchants, solopreneurs, and even large businesses. Compared to the amount you’re spending on hardware costs for a credit card machine, it’s undeniable that using an iPhone is a more cost-effective solution. Apple has also indicated that no additional hardware setup would be needed to use their Tap to Pay feature.

The process would be just the same as when you’re using a credit card machine. Simply tap your digital wallet near the merchant’s iPhone, and the payment will push through using NFC technology. Consumers don’t need to worry about privacy issues. Apple states that every customer’s data is protected by the same security they have for Apple Pay.

Tap to Pay on iPhone is said to roll out to Apple store locations in the US within the year.

Strike iPhone Cradles as Protective Payment Terminals Solutions

Complete your payment terminal setup with Strike’s iPhone car phone holders! Not only do these iPhone phone cradles serve as utilities that prevent driver distraction, but you can also use these to mount your device on any flat surface.

You can use Strike’s iPhone cradles to mount your iPhone POS terminal. Strike’s iPhone holders provide a firm grip on your device for secure protection. These cradles guarantee that your iPhone will remain in place and functional for operational purposes.

Strike’s iPhone car cradles are equipped with fast charging and signal boosting capabilities. Strike’s iPhone phone holder is designed with an internal passive antenna which can significantly boost your mobile signal once connected to a reputable external antenna. This is also specifically tuned to 3G/4G networks.

Additionally, Strike iPhone vehicle docks are able to withstand up to 25G in the event of an accident. These are proven to be durable and suitable for industries with difficult work conditions such as Manufacturing, Logistics, Transportation, and more!

Try mounting your payment terminal with Strike’s iPhone holders! These iPhone cradles are also available in a lockable solution. If you’re mounting your iPhone in public spaces and require anti-theft protection, we recommend our lockable iPhone mounts. These ensure that your device is kept within place and can only be accessed with a custom key.

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