Dresser Wayne, Datawire Deal

Wayne Nucleus POS offers broadband payment service

AUSTIN, Texas -- Dresser Wayne and Datawire Communication Networks Inc. have joined forces to offer Internet-based payment card processing services on the Wayne Nucleus POS system.

This new service allows card-based payment transactions to be processed in three to five seconds, the companies said, which is less than a typical dialup connection. IP processing costs less than satellite services and eliminates the need for multiple phone lines by using one Internet connection, they added.

The Wayne Nucleus POS system is operating [image-nocss] in the retail fuel market with the Datawire solution. The Datawire VXN Network is a secure network for moving transactions over the Internet. The Datawire VXN Micronode can be added to Nucleus POS systems using plug and play connectivity without the need for additional hardware. Also, customers can make their purchases faster with a shorter transaction time so retailers can handle more customers, increasing sales opportunities, said the companies.

Dresser Wayne and Datawire have received certification to run transactions on both Alliance and Concord payment processing services.

Dresser Inc., Dallas, designs, manufactures and markets equipment and services sold primarily to customers in the flow control, measurement systems and compression and power systems segments of the energy industry. Dresser Wayne, headquartered in Austin, Texas, is one of the largest business units of Dresser Inc. It offers self-service consoles and fuel blending dispensers, in-pump card readers and cash acceptors, in-pump radio frequency identification (RFID) payments systems and dispenser-mounted touchscreen payment/communication systems. It also designs and markets software systems that enable its retail fueling customers to manage the convenience store aspects of their businesses more efficiently, including inventory control, price book management, labor management and site administration.

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