ID TECH Release ITS Bluetooth Magstripe

Cypress, CA (February 17th, 2015) – ID TECH, a leading manufacturer of secure payment solutions, mobile payment, point of sale peripherals, and digital signage, is proud to announce the release of its Bluetooth MagStripe, Chip and PIN mobile payment terminal, the BTPay 200.

We are excited to release the BTPay 200 as the first of many upcoming ID TECH chip and PIN solutions, stated Product Manager, Lance Ning of ID TECH. The payments landscape is evolving towards EMV products and ID TECH is dedicated to staying at the forefront of the payments industry.

As the EMV liability shift for US retailers approaches and payment security becomes top priority worldwide, the BTPay 200 is an ideal payment solution that incorporates EMV, security and convenience into one durable device. The BTPay 200 features a MagStripe reader, an ICC chip card reader, and a PIN pad, allowing merchants to accept both MagStripe and EMV payments from their mobile devices. The BTPay 200 is PCI-PTS 3.x certified with SRED function supported and is EMV Level 1 and Level 2 certified for the use of Chip and PIN in global markets.

To accommodate consumers during the transition to EMV, merchants can rely on the BTPay 200s security when accepting both MagStripe and EMV card transactions. The BTPay 200s three-track MagStripe reader and ICC chip reader both support AES and TDES encryption algorithms using DUKPT key management. In addition to the card readers supporting encryption, the BTPay 200s keypad is also protected with the ability to encrypt manually entered card data.

The convenience of the BTPay 200s functionalities can be used in a variety of industries, from taking payments at the table for sit-down restaurants to reducing wait times in checkout lines at busy retail environments. With Bluetooth connectivity and SDKs for both iOS and Android devices, the BTPay 200 is a true mobile EMV device.


ID TECH is a global leader in the Auto ID industry with sales, manufacturing and R&D facilities around the world. The company has become a well-established payment solutions provider with extensive experience in data capturing and encryption products and services. Designing dependable, feature-rich products has made ID TECH a leading supplier of MagStripe readers/writers, mobile payment readers, contactless readers, smart card readers, barcode readers, POS keyboards, signature capture devices, PCI-compliant PIN pads, and other specialty products for OEMs, VARs, resellers, distributors, and key end users. ID TECH provides both standard and custom solutions to support customer requirements. For more information about ID TECH, please call 1-800-984-1010 or visit

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