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Payment Processing, Inc. Partners with MacKay Meters to Offer Integrated Credit Card Processing for Parking Meter Payments; Solution Provides Quick and Easy Payment Processing at Parking Meters.

NEWARK, Calif. -- Payment Processing, Incorporated (PPI (1) (Pixels Per Inch) The measurement of the resolution of a monitor or scanner. For example, a monitor that is 16 inches wide and displays 1600 pixels across its width would have a resolution of 100 ppi (1600 divided by 16). ), the industry leader in integrated transaction processing Updating the appropriate database records as soon as a transaction (order, payment, etc.) is entered into the computer. It may also imply that confirmations are sent at the same time.

Transaction processing systems are the backbone of an organization because they update constantly.
, today announced a partnership with MacKay Meters, Inc., a leading manufacturer of quality parking meters, to offer a custom gateway for integrated credit card payment processing.

"PPI was able to provide us with a real-time solution that allowed us to process credit card transactions at the multi-space parking meter without the need for telephone or DSL DSL
 in full Digital Subscriber Line

Broadband digital communications connection that operates over standard copper telephone wires. It requires a DSL modem, which splits transmissions into two frequency bands: the lower frequencies for voice (ordinary
 access, management of black lists at the machine, or manual processing of credit card batch data at the end of the day," said John MacKay The name John MacKay may refer to:
  • John MacKay (journalist) - main newscaster for STV's Scotland Today, broadcast in Central Scotland.
  • John MacKay (politician) - the late Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party politician.
, MacKay Meters CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. . "The solution is solar powered and utilizes cell-phone technology to easily incorporate payment processing into our applications. PPI has exceeded our expectations by allowing us to offer our clients a highly secure, fully supported, credit card payment solution in our machines that will save our clients time and money and provide additional convenience to customers."

The PPI gateway integration provides MacKay Meters with technology to ensure that all transactions are Payment Card Industry (PCI (1) (Payment Card Industry) See PCI DSS.

(2) (Peripheral Component Interconnect) The most widely used I/O bus (peripheral bus).
) Compliant and provides all necessary data encryption data encryption, the process of scrambling stored or transmitted information so that it is unintelligible until it is unscrambled by the intended recipient. Historically, data encryption has been used primarily to protect diplomatic and military secrets from foreign  requirements. This credit card payment solution is being implemented in multi-space parking meters across the US and Canada.

"Integrated payment processing for the parking meter industry is a growing opportunity for PPI and we are excited to work with MacKay Meters," said Peter Smith, director of client partner development at PPI. "By providing a solution that fits their requirements we are able to offer a technology that gives MacKay Meters a competitive edge over others in the parking meter industry."

For more information, please visit the PPI web site at or call (800) 774-6462 ext. 4988.


Payment Processing, Inc. ( is the industry leader in providing integrated payment processing solutions. PPI provides software developers with a full range of services for integrating electronic payments including gateway services, integration support, merchant support and services, and PCI security assistance. Additionally, PPI provides software developers with the ability to generate additional revenue while substantially reducing their support costs for integrated payments.

Today, PPI is the most successful company in the world focused on integrated payment processing, supporting over 600 software developers and more than 12,000 merchants with efficient, cost-effective payment solutions. In 2006, PPI is on track to process in excess of $3 billion in Visa(R) and MasterCard(R) payments.


For more than forty years, MacKay Meters has been providing customers worldwide with innovative parking systems including top quality single and multi-space parking meters, featuring smartcard capability and wireless communication. MacKay is proud to include New York New York, state, United States
New York, Middle Atlantic state of the United States. It is bordered by Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and the Atlantic Ocean (E), New Jersey and Pennsylvania (S), Lakes Erie and Ontario and the Canadian province of
, San Francisco San Francisco (săn frănsĭs`kō), city (1990 pop. 723,959), coextensive with San Francisco co., W Calif., on the tip of a peninsula between the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay, which are connected by the strait known as the Golden , Chicago, Boston, Miami, Vancouver and Ottawa in its portfolio of satisfied customers. Customer satisfaction, experience and drive have powered MacKay Meters into the international market as one of the driving forces in the industry.

Please visit MacKay Meters on the web at or call 888-4-MACKAY (462-2529).
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Date:Jun 6, 2006
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