Acapture and Boatsters launch the first, end-to-end VR webshop
With this white label app, merchants can now cover the entire customer journey, from selection to payment, offering a complete omnichannel experience
AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, July 26, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Acapture, a global, data-driven omnichannel PSP, together with Boatsters, a world leading rental platform for yachts and boats, have launched a Virtual Reality (VR) webshop pilot project.
Available as a white label application, Acapture's VR webshop solution can be utilized and personalized by any merchant looking to add VR to their offering. The application covers the entire customer journey, from selection to payment. When consumers are ready to make a purchase, the payment is supported by Acapture's award winning payment platform and completed entirely within the VR environment. Webshops created with this application can be accessed by consumers via their smartphone at the lowest-priced headsets available.
Moreover, the webshop solution unifies the consumer touch points, gathering the shopping journey data from all online, offline, mobile and virtual channels, and creating a complete overview of the consumer shopping patterns meant to optimize the ecommerce solutions available for merchants.
"This is an exciting moment for Boatsters," said Nick Gelevert, Boatsters CEO, "and a ground-breaking moment for commerce. The VR channel was the missing piece from our offering. We provide not just products, but real world experiences and VR allows our buyers to test that experience in a way no other channel can. With Acapture's application, we can see how long which consumers browse which products and segments of our catalogue, providing a new level of insight into their shopping journey and allowing us to adjust our process, ultimately leading to higher conversions."
"Since we launched Acapture," said Rudolf Booker, Acapture CEO, "we've dedicated ourselves to providing the complete omnichannel payment solution meant to maximize revenues for merchants. With this application, we're taking omnichannel to the next level, enabling an immersive shopping experience for buyers, while offering merchants customized ecommerce solutions optimized for their customers' shopping needs."
With 171 million active VR users projected by 2018, VR is very relevant to the present state of commerce, which is increasingly defined by experience. Almost 50 percent of worldwide shoppers see VR as the next step in the ultimate shopping experience, showing that consumers, particularly millennials and generation Z, are ready for virtual commerce. With consumers prepared for and demanding this new shopping channel, merchants are acknowledging the trend and integrating VR technology into their offering.
Acapture is the subsidiary company of Payvision, one of the world's fastest growing global card acquiring networks. Licensed as a payment institution by the Dutch Central Bank, Acapture combines with Payvision to maximize the revenues of merchants and help them grow their business globally through a complete data-driven omnichannel payment solution, capable of managing a payment at every stage, from checkout to fund collection to settlement.
Together with its parent company, Payvision, Acapture, was awarded Best PSP at the 2017 MPE Awards in Berlin, and it specializes in maximizing revenue for merchants and marketplaces with international ambitions. Acapture's system features SlicePay for simplified allocation of funds to multiple parties from a single transaction, data science management for improved authorization rates, a one-day integration using one RESTful API, flexible, consolidated reporting, a streamlined reconciliation process, global card acquiring and the ability to handle 80+ of the most popular alternative payment methods and 160+ transaction currencies.
For further information, please contact:
Alina Geosanu | PR & Communications Assistant; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
The issuer of this announcement warrants that they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein.
Source: Acapture BV via Globenewswire
Om NASDAQ OMX
NASDAQ OMX (NASDAQ: NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, information and public company services across six continents.
Følg saker fra NASDAQ OMX
Registrer deg med din epostadresse under for å få de nyeste sakene fra NASDAQ OMX på epost fortløpende. Du kan melde deg av når som helst.
Siste saker fra NASDAQ OMX
K2 Launches New Process Automation Platform Including New Cloud Service20.9.2017 18:00 | Pressemelding
K2's process automation platform allows businesses of all types around the globe to rapidly build and deploy automation across the business. BELLEVUE, Wash., Sept. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- K2 today announced the availability of its new low-code process automation platform - furthering innovation in the way organizations drive digital efficiencies. With a new managed cloud service, K2 Cloud, new on-premises version, K2 Five, and completely redesigned user interfaces and experiences, the platform helps businesses of all types around the globe rapidly deliver powerful process automation and realize business productivity gains. Automating business processes across an enterprise is crucial to the success of companies in the era of digital transformation. However, many initiatives are impacted by a lack of sufficient resources and the use of inefficient systems to manage processes. K2's low-code process automation platform solves these problems by enabling organ
8x8 and Aryaka Partner to Enhance Cloud Communications for Global Enterprises20.9.2017 16:43 | Pressemelding
Strategic Alliance will improve communications experience for business users worldwide SAN MATEO, Calif., Sept. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aryaka®, the leading global SD-WAN provider, and 8x8, Inc. (NASDAQ:EGHT), the world's first Communications Cloud provider, today announced that they are entering a strategic partnership that will improve the performance and reliability of business-critical cloud unified communications. This will enable global mid-market and enterprise companies to enhance business communications, collaboration and customer engagement for their employees, customers and partners around the world. Through this partnership, Aryaka's global SD-WAN solution will provide enterprise-grade private connectivity to further enhance the superior voice and video quality delivered by the 8x8 Communications Cloud(TM). When tested against several leading Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) providers, 8x8 was recently found by the Tolly Group to deliver the hi
NRT Technology Corp and Gaming Payments Innovator Sightline Payments Announce Merger20.9.2017 16:00 | Pressemelding
Combination Will Accelerate Innovation in Mobile, Data, Cashless Payments, and Provisional Credit Solutions to the Worldwide Integrated Resort Casino Industry LAS VEGAS, Sept. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NRT Technology Corp. ("NRT") a leading provider of integrated ticket redemption and payment services to global casino operators, and Sightline Payments ("Sightline"), developers of the disruptive Play+ platform that's powering the next generation of cashless and mobile gaming payment solutions, announced today an agreement to merge. The company on closing will be named NRT Sightline and will form one of the largest pure play gaming payment technology companies in the world with an equity value of over $300 million. Following the closing of the transaction and subject to regulatory approvals, Sightline's CEO and Founder, Kirk Sanford, will assume the role of President and CEO of NRT Sightline. NRT's current Founder, P
BT and Hitachi Partner to Develop Industrial and Enterprise IOT Solutions20.9.2017 15:00 | Pressemelding
Initial Focus on Asset Intelligence and Predictive Maintenance Use Cases LAS VEGAS and LONDON, Sept. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BT, one of the world's leading providers of communications services and solutions, and Hitachi Vantara, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi Ltd. (TSE:6501) today announced a global partnership to co-create innovative solutions in the area of industrial and enterprise internet of things (IoT). The partnership aims to drive better business outcomes for global customers, including greater efficiency, productivity and cost savings. The companies will initially focus on exploring and designing asset intelligence and predictive maintenance solutions to deliver the desired outcomes for customers in industry sectors such as manufacturing and transportation. Announced at Hitachi's inaugural user conference, Hitachi NEXT 2017, in Las Vegas today, the partnership unites BT's global network infrastructure, cloud capabiliti
XBiotech Announces Agreement with Cedars-Sinai Medical Center to Evaluate MABp1 in Combination with Onivyde® and 5-fluorouracil/folinic acid for the Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer20.9.2017 14:00 | Pressemelding
AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- XBiotech Inc. (NASDAQ:XBIT) announced today its agreement with Cedars-Sinai Medical Center located in Los Angeles, California, whereby XBiotech will provide its interleukin-1 alpha antagonist, MABp1, for a Phase I single arm study evaluating the maximum tolerated dose of Onivyde® (Irinotecan liposome injection) and 5-fluorouracil/folinic acid in combination with MABp1 in a cohort of patients with advanced pancreatic adenocarcinoma and cachexia. The study will also assess efficacy using various secondary measures including changes in lean body mass, weight stability, IL-6 levels, overall and progression free survival as well as evaluation of the relationship between treatment tolerance and patient functional status. Andrew Hendifar, M.D., Medical Oncology lead for the Gastrointestinal Disease Research Group at Cedars-Sinai and Co-Director of Pancreas Oncology, will be leading the study which is planned to enroll a total of 16 pati
NTT Security lanserer sikkerhetstjenester for industrielle kontrollsystemer20.9.2017 10:00 | Pressemelding
Cyberforsvar for kritisk infrastruktur, inkludert fabrikker, anlegg, forsyningstjenester og sykehus Oslo, 20. sept. 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) - NTT Security Corporation (hovedkontor: Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo; adm.dir.: Jun Sawada), det spesialiserte sikkerhetsselskapet til NTT Group, har lansert IT/OT Integrated Security Services. De nye tjenestene skal markedsføres globalt gjennom NTT Group-selskapene Dimension Data, NTT Communications og NTT DATA. De inngår i en pakke med integrerte tjenester som gjør det mulig for kundene å gjennomføre digitale transformasjonsinitiativ. Selskaper arbeider i økende grad med tilpasning av IT/OT (operativ teknologi). Når OT-systemer kobles til internett, kan de effektivisere forretningsvirksomheten gjennom avansert styring av forsyningskjeden, realisering av massetilpasning og forbedring av kundeopplevelsen, samt utvikle ny intelligens som benytter IoT (Internet of Things, tingenes internett) og stordataanalyse. Som et resultat av dette gjør IT/OT-k
I vårt presserom finner du alle våre siste saker, kontaktpersoner, bilder, dokumenter og annen relevant informasjon om oss.Besøk vårt presserom