With a new cleaning card offered by KICTeam, the challenge of properly cleaning the Europay-MasterCard-Visa (EMV) read pins within new EMV ready point of sale (POS) card reader terminals is now greatly reduced, according to the company. The Universal Card Reader Cleaning Card featuring Waffletechnology has a unique patented design, which engages the EMV read pins to easily, quickly and efficiently clean them without taking the terminal out of service. Studies on proper cleaning of POS Terminals have shown that 80 percent of all devices sent for repair could have remained in service if cleaned, According to KICTeam.
“This ability to immediately clean an EMV Terminal will save merchants money, time and increase the longevity of the equipment,” said Kevin Stearn, director of KICTeam Europe. “Cost saving conscious merchants will have this product available on demand for every card terminal, to improve card terminal and employee efficiency while keeping checkout lines moving and customers satisfied.”
“As the US embraces the European EMV / ”Chip and Pin” style payment terminals, the responsible terminal and terminal component manufacturers have tested this latest Waffletechnology cleaning card with extremely positive results” said Peter Klein, CEO / president KICTeam, Inc. “We are proud of our relationships worldwide that have resulted in approved OEM products, detailed ROI service studies and an acceptance by the end-user, that Waffletechnology is the most efficient means of cleaning their POS equipment.”