- Marks the first installment of larger 10,000 system order
- OTI’s industry-leading EMV and FeliCa contactless readers leverage latest innovations in FeliCa payment industry
- Japan’s nearly 6 million vending machines represent major opportunity for OTI
ROSH PINNA, Israel, July 17, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — On Track Innovations Ltd. (OTI) (NASDAQ:OTIV), a global provider of near field communication (NFC) and cashless payment solutions, announced today the successful delivery of 3,000 payment systems to a well-known Japanese retailer. The systems include the Company’s new UNO Plus EMV and FeliCa contactless reader and the GoBox Multi-Service Telemetry Gateway. This first 3,000 system delivery was completed according to schedule and is part of a previously announced letter of intent and purchase order for 10,000 systems.
“This is a meaningful milestone for OTI,” said Shlomi Cohen, OTI’s CEO. “We have set our first foothold in Japan’s estimated 6 million vending machine market. This milestone also indicates that we are executing on our strategy to grow OTI’s business in the substantial Asia-Pacific market. Our EMV and FeliCa-based thin-client payment solutions were designed specifically for the Japanese market, creating flexibility, with local customers paying using FeliCa based cards and international customers paying using their EMV credit cards, such as Visa and MasterCard.”
OTI’s UNO Plus is the first contactless reader produced outside Japan to achieve dual EMV and FeliCa certification.
OTI’s GoBox is a powerful Machine-to-Machine (M2M) controller, payment gateway and multi-services enabler for unattended machines. It provides new revenue streams for machine operators, from accepting cashless payments through streaming paid Full-HD video via the GoBox’s HDMI output.
On Track Innovations (OTI) is a global leader in the design, manufacture and sale of secure cashless payment solutions using contactless NFC technology with an extensive patent and IP portfolio. OTI’s field-proven innovations have been deployed around the world to address cashless payment and management requirements for the Internet of Things (IoT), wearables, unattended retail and petroleum markets. OTI distributes and supports its solutions through a global network of regional offices and alliances. For more information, visit www.otiglobal.com.
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