The company plans 5000 new ePort locations in canada by end of 2009
USA Technologies has launched an expansion program in Canada of its ePort and ePort Connect Service, with an initial 1,000 connections already completed.
According to the company, three companies are planning to have a total of 5,000 new ePort locations activated in Canada by the end of 2009.
USA Technologies’s customers are installing the ePort system in beverage vending machines, coffee brewing machines, and desktop touch screen entertainment systems, enabling them to accept credit and debit cards for payment, as well as to monitor the performance of these locations via the USALive reporting capability included with the ePort Connect Service.
According to the company, a Canadian bottling company has launched cashless vending utilizing USA Technologies ePort Connect Service, and is planning an initial roll-out of 2,000 connections through 2009. USA Technologies is also working with a coffee company to expand its services.
In addition, Merit Industries, a provider of countertop entertainment systems, is installing ePort software in thousands of its new Megatouch Touchscreen Entertainment Systems in Canada over the next three years.
To help support its ePort Connect Service, USA Technologies has teamed up with Rogers Wireless Communications and a credit card processor.