MasterCard has launched ATM Hunter application for BlackBerry smartphones, that lets BlackBerry smartphone global users to locate the nearest ATM using GPS all over the world.
The MasterCard ATM Hunter utilizes the BlackBerry platform’s location awareness technologies to pinpoint the search and locate the nearest ATM, whether located in a bank, restaurant, airport, retail or convenience store or elsewhere.
Users without GPS-enabled BlackBerry smartphones, or who are out of GPS coverage, can still search for nearby ATMs using MasterCard’s database of ATM locations. Users can customize their search based on their banking needs, focusing on a financial institution if they need to make a deposit or wish to avoid ATM withdrawal fees. MasterCard ATM Hunter can also identify wheelchair accessible, drive-through, or 24-hour access ATMs and provide directions for BlackBerry smartphone users.
Cheryl Guerin, senior vice president for US and digital marketing at MasterCard, said: “BlackBerry is the number one smartphone platform in the country and we are pleased to bring its users ATM Hunter. MasterCard ATM Hunter helps make life easier not only for MasterCard cardholders, but for all consumers by letting you instantly search by your financial institution or find those that are surcharge free helping to avoid deposit or withdrawal fees and save time and money.”