Paul, Minn. – June 25, 2014 – 3M Library Systems announces today the integration of Comprise Technologies' Smart Terminal Payment System with the 3M SelfCheck System, providing an additional option to libraries for self-checkout services and fines and fees collection.
Smart Terminal secure card readers provide libraries with a PCI-compliant payment system that offers patrons another level of privacy when paying fines and fees by credit card. By processing the transaction through the SmartPAY Internet Gateway, the transaction is processed outside of the library network. The system integrates with the library ILS and provides library staff with 24/7 access to audit level reporting.
3M SelfCheck Systems offer libraries and library patrons a wide variety of options to provide a reliable, streamlined process for checking out library materials, viewing account information and paying fines and fees.
"3M is proud to partner with key institutions in the library market like Comprise Technologies," said Matt Tempelis, Global Business Manager, 3M Library Systems. "As part of our ongoing commitment to helping libraries and their staff members be as efficient and effective as possible, we're pleased to offer another tool that will help streamline the librarian's busy workload."
"Comprise is excited about the integration of the Smart Terminal Payment System with the 3M SelfCheck kiosk," said Daniel Curtin, President, Comprise Technologies. "By adding Smart Terminals to its SelfCheck line, 3M is demonstrating a commitment to help libraries protect patron privacy. It shows how an industry leader can leverage Comprise's PCI Compliance Advantage Program as a secure platform that adds value to its solutions. It's this type of customer focus that has driven both companies to success – and will continue to do so for future product development."
American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference attendees can learn more about the 3M SelfCheck System and Comprise Smart Terminal integration by visiting 3M booth #753, or Comprise Technologies Booth #843, June 26-30 in Las Vegas, NV.
About 3M Library Systems
The global leader in library innovation for more than 40 years, 3M is committed to helping libraries connect with the diverse and rapidly evolving communities they serve. 3M's digital lending, security, and productivity solutions give librarians the flexibility to spend more time doing what they do best – helping people. Visit www.3M.com/us/library and follow us on Twitter (@3MLibrary) and Facebook.
3M captures the spark of new ideas and transforms them into thousands of ingenious products. Our culture of creative collaboration inspires a never-ending stream of powerful technologies that make life better. 3M is the innovation company that never stops inventing. With $31 billion in sales, 3M employs 89,000 people worldwide and has operations in more than 70 countries. For more information, visit www.3M.com or follow @3MNews on Twitter.
About Comprise Technologies
Comprise is the leading independent provider of secure technology access and revenue management solutions for libraries throughout North America. For over 23 years Comprise has helped customers maximize the value of their public-use resources. Comprise has innovated the only unified payment solution with full Payment Card Industry and regulatory compliance covering every point-of-payment in a library environment. For more information, please visit www.CompriseTechnologies.com.