• Brings total number of ordered systems to more than 7,000 during the last twelve months
• OTI’s industry-leading EMV and FeliCa contactless readers are the latest innovations in FeliCa payment industry
• Japan’s estimated 6 million electronic vending machines represent a major opportunity for OTI’s innovative secure cashless payment solutions in the Asia-Pacific market
ROSH PINNA, Israel, March 5th, 2018 — On Track Innovations Ltd. (OTI) (NASDAQ: OTIV), a global provider of near field communication (NFC) and cashless payment solutions, has received a new purchase order of 2,000 cashless payment systems from Japan via its partner, Billing Systems Cooperation (TSEL 3623), a leading payment service provider. The systems include OTI’s turnkey solution, which is comprised of a new UNO Plus EMV and FeliCa contactless reader and the GoBox Multi-Service Telemetry Gateway. Once complete, OTI will have delivered a total of 7,000 advanced payment systems to Japan to-date.
OTI’s turnkey solution offers a single point of contact for vending machine operators looking to implement cashless payment solutions. The company expects the purchase order to be delivered in both the first and second quarter of 2018, for which OTI will recognize a one-time sale, followed by a high-margin, recurring revenue stream over the long-term. Due to confidentiality, the terms of the contract cannot be disclosed.
“OTI’s systems have seamlessly integrated into the Japanese market. We are very satisfied with their continuing reliability and superior product delivery,” says Mr. Toshihiko Eda, President & CEO of Billing Systems. “With OTI we look forward to a continually bright future within the Japanese cashless payment market.”
“The Japanese market, which has an estimated 6 million electronic vending machines, is rapidly adopting our systems and technology,” said Shlomi Cohen, OTI’s CEO. “While the Japanese market can be difficult to enter with new technology, we believe this latest purchase order reflects this market’s confidence in the reliability of our cashless payment solutions, as well as our ability to deliver in accordance with strict deadlines. We believe this early success showcases our potential for further traction in this key global market.”
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 (NASDAQ: OTIV) is a global leader in the design, manufacture and sale of secure cashless payment solutions using contactless NFC technology with 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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