Revel Systems Intros Identity Theft Protection Feature to iPad POS

| May 14, 2013

Revel Systems has announced Revel 2.0. The updated version touts several new user features with a strong focus on security updates to build out its already robust merchant protection suite, including the first ever photo confirmation anti-identity theft protection built directly into the POS. With Revel's patent-pending new identity theft protection feature, an image of the credit card holder appears on the screen every time a card is swiped through the Revel iPad POS system, giving merchants and customers alike a greater sense of protection than ever before.
 
While anti-fraud and anti-theft features are becoming more commonplace for POS systems, anti-identity theft has proven to be a more difficult task to integrate into systems until now. Stolen, fake or fraudulent cards have been extremely difficult to flag at the actual POS device, since systems have not had a way to visually recognize a consumer. Revel’s in-system facial confirmation feature changes this, and the secret goes back to the same social and cloud-based aspects of the Revel POS that originally put its technology on the map.
 
Like the other user-friendly features of the Revel iPad POS, this novel photo security technology is also incredibly simple to use. At the time of sale, the employee takes and swipes the credit card per usual. At that point, the Revel iPad POS will pull the customer’s photo from their Revel account, which can easily be created through online Facebook integration. The POS will then check for visual verification and prompt the employee to verify that the picture shown matches the person using the credit card, consequently removing any threat of stolen PIN codes or cards, while at the same time providing the easiest, fastest and most obvious form of identity verification. Accounts can easily be set up at www.revelution.com.
 
In addition to the security feature enhancements to Revel 2.0, additional updates include:

  • New AES 256 Encryption code for Infinite Peripherals card swipes
  • Mobile Device Management through partnership with Moki Mobility to allow for remote iPad management, including the ability to lock down lost or stolen iPads and data
  • Catering tracking orders and calendar
  • Delivery tracking and driver and production analytics, including average prep time, average driver times and detailed delivery order information
  • Purchase order (PO) inventory tracking system with advanced inventory and shipment receiving  
  • SumUp integration payments for UK and Europe
  •  retail item selection features, including the ability to select size and color of specific items, which will be reflected in the item’s photo
  • Label printer from iPad for jewelry printing and ticket printing
 

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