ID TECH Releases New Product Line

BTMag and BTScan Are Now Available

Cypress, California, UNITED STATES

CYPRESS, Calif., June 4, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ID TECH, a leading manufacturer of automated data entry, mobile payment, point of sale, and secure payment devices, has introduced a new line of Bluetooth devices which support magnetic stripe and barcode reading technologies. The BTMag and BTScan are new additions to ID TECH's mobile payment offering and are a result of ID TECH's commitment to providing its customer base with the widest range of mobile payment solutions to be used with phones, tablets and PC applications. The BTMag's encryption of the magnetic stripe data gives users the confidence that financial card data being read and transferred is secure. BTScan's reliable and efficient barcode reading technology can be used independently or bundled together with other ID TECH mobile payment devices such as the Shuttle, Imag Pro and BTMag. Not only are the newly released Bluetooth devices compact, portable and dependable, but with these devices now available, the options for where and how you take mobile payment are endless.

BTMag Expands Your Card Acceptance Opportunities

The slender and stylish BTMag is a secure wireless magnetic stripe reader that communicates with PC's terminals or mobile devices through their Bluetooth interface. The BTMag utilizes ID TECH's proven MagStripe reading technology, providing bi-directional card reading of up to three tracks of information. It secures the information with TDES/AES encryption using DUKPT key management, protecting the data at the point of swipe.

The BTMag allows merchants to provide their customers with another acceptable method of payment, with the capability to swipe credit cards, merchants can save money by avoiding costly card-not-present fees. With the ID TECH BTMag and mobile device, merchants can accept credit card payments wherever they go. Use your BTMag to read a variety of magnetic media, including credit cards, signature debit cards, gift cards, and loyalty cards.

BTScan Incredible Wireless Performance

The slim and compact BTScan is the smallest wireless barcode scanner in the market that brings industrial-class barcode scanning into a pocket-sized form factor. The BTScan wireless Bluetooth barcode 1D scanner enables quick and easy collection of linear bar coded data. It fits easily and comfortably in your pocket or in the palm of your hand. The BTScan works the same as corded models except that it's much more flexible and convenient. You can move around your work station or office without looking for a power source or tangling cords.

The BTScan has a wireless interface that is compatible with Apple iOS and Android; making it easy for connectivity with Kiosk, POS terminal, Smartphone, PC's equipped with Bluetooth, notebook, and tablet applications. It delivers fast, superior, and accurate scanning performance with an astonishing 240 scan per second, allowing users to capture barcodes from near to as far as 144 mm away. It provides a wireless range of 10 meter radius from the base device allowing users to cover large work areas. The BTScan Bluetooth wireless barcode scanners brings the productivity, and benefits of wireless barcode scanning to business offices (shipping/receiving), supermarkets, warehouses, manufacturing, hospitality, and retail environments.


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, 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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