To facilitate the payment of personal purchases, Shopify has announced a small segment that works as a reader for payment or credit cards that can be wirelessly connected to a smart phone to receive stores and people for the value of sales.
The card reader is supported by Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover, as well as two entry and scrolling systems.
The reader communicates wirelessly with Android phones and iPhone via Bluetooth and is charged with power to pass up to 700 transactions through which a single shipment.
Shopify joins many companies to compete in the field of credit card readers such as PayPal, Square and Intuit. All this is aimed at modernizing the style of buying from real shops by integrating it with modern tools such as smart phones and wireless readers.
To use the reader you must have a phone for iPhone 5 or later, iPad 3G or later and works at least an iOS 9 or Android 4.4 version.
The service is currently supported only by the United States and is offered free of charge to storekeepers and Shopify Points or sold at $ 29 per price.