Pine Labs, one of Asia’s leading merchant commerce platforms, has announced that it has opened the application programming interface (APIs) of its Android-based remote payment application – ePOS by Pine Labs for developers.
Pine Labs’ ePOS allows merchants to download the app and convert their Android phone into a payment acceptance device for cards, UPI and wallets. Currently, popular UPI and wallet payments including Amazon Pay, Airtel Money and PhonePe are supported on ePOS by Pine Labs.
Developers can build innovative fintech products for their customers in retail, grocery, transportation space using the remote payment APIs of ePOS.
Sanjeev Kumar, Chief Technology Officer, Pine Labs said, “Our ePOS app has got a positive response from the merchant community. In less than a month of making it available on our website and Google Play Store, we have seen nearly 14,000 downloads. It uses our stringent payment protocols that have been the hallmark of our offline payment products. With the need for contactless and remote payment modes, we invite developers in all industry sectors to use it to provide value-added services to their customers. They need not worry about payment-related regulatory compliance and security features as these are already embedded in ePOS.”
Developers can use the open APIs in many different scenarios. ePOS APIs may be integrated into home delivery applications, share economy applications, or paid productivity solutions. These may also be pulled into chat apps to enable payments via chat applications.
Pine Labs has a unique cloud-based platform enables it to offer a wide range of payment acceptance and merchant commerce solutions. Its stored value platform includes issuing, processing and distributing digital gift cards for corporate customers. Its customer base includes prominent large, mid-sized and small merchants across India, South East Asia and the Middle East. Pine Labs’ key investors include Sequoia India, Mastercard, Actis Capital, Temasek, PayPal and Sofina.
The open APIs of ePOS by Pine Labs can be accessed here – https://developer.pinelabs.com/android/epos/docs
ePOS by Pine Labs is available on Google Play Store for download. Merchants need to go through a five-step quick set up process before accepting payments.
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Vishal Chawla is a senior tech journalist at Analytics India Magazine and writes about AI, data analytics, cybersecurity, cloud computing, and blockchain. Vishal also hosts AIM's video podcast called Simulated Reality- featuring tech leaders, AI experts, and innovative startups of India.