Like all virtual terminals, 3 Delta Systems' virtual terminal, the EC-Zone, lets you take credit card payments without having to use special equipment. Instead, you'll use your computer and enter payment information into a secure online form for your clients. Virtual terminals are often used for mail and phone order businesses (MOTO) but are also sometimes preferred by businesses in office settings rather than stores or restaurants. In particular, doctors and dentists, veterinarians, and others in medical fields may prefer virtual terminals to full credit card machines.
The Fattmerchant Virtual Terminal is an online invoicing and data analytics solution. Sending invoices and getting paid has never been easier, with the ability to send one-time invoices, schedule them ahead of time, or set up recurring invoice schedules.
The Helcim virtual terminal is a completely internet-based payment option that lets you accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover credit cards, as well as Visa-branded debit cards. As a web-based system, there is no software that you need to install. You can just log on from your computer or other compatible device.
The IDTech Augusta is a combination magnetic stripe and EMV chip card reader that connects to computers via USB port. It’s designed to be used with virtual terminals, allowing businesses the convenience of using their computer to accept cards while also providing the enhanced security of dipping EMV chip cards.
NETePay is made by Datacap Systems and provides you with the option to process payments using existing computers as a point-of-sale device, or ”virtual terminal.” NETePay requires a secure internet connection, and optionally offers dialup connection as a backup for times when an internet connection goes down or is unavailable. Virtual terminals are ideal for businesses that take payments by phone or mail. If that’s you, here’s what you need to know about NETePay’s virtual terminal.