FreedomPay announces integration with Castles Technology to expand commerce offering globally



The partnership offers millions of merchants worldwide a unique consumer experience, supported by loyalty and value-added services.

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — FreedomPay, the commerce technology partner of choice for global leaders in hospitality, retail, dining, and sports & entertainment, today announces a partnership with Castles Technology, a globally recognized and industry leader Company Manufacturer of payment hardware solutions.

“FreedomPay creates a world-class consumer experience through optimized speed, security and personalization,” said Chris Kronenthal, President of FreedomPay. “By partnering with Castles, merchants will be able to offer consumers around the world a premium trading experience.”

Available in Q1 2023, FreedomPay will offer Castles’ all-in-one Android SmartPOS terminal to create a secure, frictionless and consistent consumer shopping experience while empowering merchants with robust loyalty and data analytics capabilities. This move advances FreedomPay’s commitment to an open and accessible ecosystem for merchants and industry partners alike. “Ultimately, bringing FreedomPay to the market is an innovation based on choice and flexibility – we are taking another step forward with this announcement,” said Kronenthal.

“This partnership with FreedomPay combines best-in-class commerce technology with industry-leading payment acceptance hardware solutions that power global commerce by helping consumers and businesses pay and get paid securely. Delivering innovation and trust is in our DNA and we are very excited to be working with FreedomPay who shares our ambition to continue advancing our industry for our customers,” said Ben Love, President and CTO of Castles Technology North America.

Castles devices offer many advantages to traders, including:

  • FreedomPay’s PCI validated P2PE solution and PCI PTS v6 firmware

  • Front and rear cameras for QR code payment acceptance and loyalty programs

  • Laser scanner for quick scanning of products

  • 5 inch touch screen with PIN on glass

With the support of Castles, FreedomPay continues its global expansion to more than 130 countries, more than a hundred currencies and thousands of trading partners.

About FreedomPay
FreedomPay’s Next Level Commerce™ platform transforms existing payment systems and processes from legacy to leading edge. As the choice of many of the largest companies around the world in retail, hospitality, lodging, gaming, sports & entertainment, hospitality, education, healthcare and financial services, FreedomPay’s technology is intentionally engineered to deliver rock-solid performance in highly complex areas provide environment of global trade. The company maintains a world-class security environment and was the first company in North America to receive coveted PCI Security Standards Council validation against the point-to-point encryption standard (P2PE/EMV). FreedomPay’s robust payment, security, identity and data analytics solutions are available in stores, online and on mobile and are supported by rapid API adoption. The award-winning FreedomPay commerce platform operates on a single, unified technology stack across multiple continents, enabling businesses to deliver an innovative, next-level experience on a global scale.

About Castles Technology
With thirty years of global market experience, Castles Technology has established itself as one of the world’s leading manufacturers of next-generation payment acceptance hardware. Our goal is to create simple, innovative and secure payment solutions that provide mobility and flexibility for a variety of attended and unattended payment environments such as retail, vending, micromarkets, restaurants, transportation, finance, lodging and hospitality. We pride ourselves on developing accessible payment solutions, lowering the lifetime cost of payment acceptance hardware and offering robust integration options. Our North American headquarters are in Atlanta, GA and Castles Technology has 11 regional offices in Asia, Europe and the Americas.

Jennifer Tayebi
Hill+Knowlton strategies
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