Commerciant Announces B Certification for Mobilescape® 5000 from CrossCheck, Inc.

Nation’s third largest check approval and guarantee company teams with Commerciant to provide handheld wireless check processing

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HOUSTON, Texas – February 5, 2007 – Commerciant LP, the leader in wireless payment processing solutions, today announced that CrossCheck has awarded Class B platform certification to the Mobilescape® 5000 wireless payment solution. With this certification, CrossCheck’s nationwide network of 1,400 independent sales offices and 122 partners can now offer the Mobilescape 5000 combination check and credit card processing solution with the confidence that Commerciant will provide 24x7 customer service and technical support.

“With the class B certification of Mobilescape, we can now offer the market’s only wireless, handheld check conversion processing technology to our customers,” said J. David Siembieda, president and CEO of CrossCheck. “The addition of the Mobilescape 5000 to our portfolio gives our sales force an innovative new technology to sell, and provides a way for our customers to quickly and easily improve their payment processes by reducing risk and increasing revenue.”

There are tens of thousands of businesses in the U.S. that need to process checks and credit cards in the field, and the Mobilescape 5000 provides a total solution, including hardware, software, integration services, wireless service, and 24x7 customer support and maintenance. With check guarantee and conversion services from CrossCheck, the Mobilescape 5000 provides mobile merchants the market’s first wireless, handheld check conversion solution that reduces the risk of bounced checks, enables faster funds availability and eliminates time-consuming trips to the bank.

“The personal check is still one of most common forms of non-cash payment, and it’s especially prevalent in the residential services market,” said Tim D. Davis, CEO of Commerciant. “The combination of CrossCheck’s full spectrum of check processing services and Mobilescape makes the check conversion process fast, safe and easy, right at the point of sale or delivery. By scanning the paper check and converting it to an electronic transaction, the merchant receives funds much sooner and more efficiently.”

About CrossCheck, Inc.

CrossCheck, Inc., a financial services leader since 1983, processes and approves billions of dollars worth of check transactions annually for retail and dealer outlets throughout the U.S. For more than 23 years, its goal has been to increase merchants’ profits by providing efficient and affordable check approval, guarantee and conversion services that can help increase sales and reduce risk. The company is headquartered in Northern California and has additional offices in Southern California and Texas.  Their services are marketed by a direct sales force, over 1,400 independent sales offices and 117 partners. Visit or call (888) YES-2CHX for more information.

About Commerciant, LP

Commerciant, LP is the leader in wireless, handheld payment processing technology.  The company''s Mobilescape® solution enables its customers in industries such as residential services, restaurants, airlines and delivery services to accept credit card and check payments everywhere, delivering increased revenues and operational efficiency while reducing risk.  Designed and manufactured in the U.S., Mobilescape provides Commerciant''s customers with a complete wireless credit card and check payment processing solution that includes hardware, software, integration services, wireless service, transaction processing, support and maintenance. Commerciant is a Houston Technology Center client company. For more information, visit

About Houston Technology Center

Houston Technology Center (HTC) is a business accelerator that assists Houston-based emerging technology companies in key sectors such as: Energy, Information Technology, Life Sciences, Nanotechnology and NASA-originated technologies.  See for more information.


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Author: Richard Howell
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Category: client companies | Sub Category: information technololgy