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Contactless payment solutions accelerated by COVID-19

The COVID-19 outbreak has profoundly impacted our world. It has accelerated the shift to touchless technology, and more specifically, digital payments. An increasing number of businesses and consumers are adopting digital methods to spend, send, and receive money. These digital payments have helped reduce the risk of person-to-person and person-to-POS spread of the disease -and they’re here to stay. As more businesses begin accepting digital payments and consumers become more comfortable using them, experts predict that touchless payments are the wave of the future.

Why shift to contactless payments?

Contactless payments make life easier for both service providers and consumers. Not only are they fast and convenient, but they help keep track of transactions. They are also safe and highly secure as they are embedded with multiple layers of security to protect against fraudulent activity.

In the wake of COVID-19, touchless technology is key to preventing germ transmission. Consumers are reconsidering their use of cash and the shift to digital payments is growing at a rapid pace. A survey by Payments Canada found that about 62 percent of Canadians are using less cash and 42 percent say they avoid shopping where contactless payments are not accepted.

A contactless payment app 100% made in Montréal

The zoompay app was designed by a team of software engineers, mathematicians from the University Of Montréal, and User Experience (UX) local talent. The solution is a contact-free payment mobile app for all your day-to-day business. It provides a contactless payment solution for businesses and professionals. From paying your taxi ride, your accountant, and even your rent; zoompay makes payment processing easy, fast, secure, and contactless!

Users on zoompay can toggle between their professional view to receive payments, or their client view to pay professionals. The app is free to download and uses the industry-leading merchant payment processors and gateway processors to simplify credit card processing fees for both professionals and clients. It allows users to submit a bill and receive a payment in near-time securely from any location within Canada. It instantly provides an e-receipt of payment and a receipt for service.

Using zoompay is safe as all credit card information is encrypted end-to-end using third party and industry-leading PCI Compliant Gateways. zoompay's server will never have access to credit card information or direct deposit details. These are encrypted and masked on the most secure cloud services.

zoompay is available for download on Google Play and App Store now.


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