The enhanced suite of APIs includes new offerings focused on Masterpass QR, spend alerts and controls,Qkr! with Masterpass and chatbotsolutions
- To meet the growing business demand for consistent, seamless and secure commerce, Mastercard Developer
s has releasedseveral new APIs to supplyfinancial institutions, merchants and digital solutions providerswith the tools they need to enable payments on new platforms.
Through its Open API platform, the company is providing access to more than 40 proprietary payments, data and security products and services for easy integrationinto innovative digital solutions.
The newestsolutions available on Mastercard Developers range from helping businesses gain insights on their performance in the era of IoT to digitizing the ways in which their consumers shop and manage personal finances.Mastercard has also added to the New & Experimental
API category within the Mastercard Developers platform, enabling partners to test the very latest in technologies and applications.
“We’refocused on making it simple for our partnerstocreate enhancedpayments experiences without having to reinvent the wheel,”said Oran Cummins, senior vice president, API. “By giving them the access they need to explore and build new technologies,wecanscale our solutionswith greaterspeed.”
Some of the latest APIs enable the ability to:
Accept cashless payments from their customers’ smartphones by simply scanning a Masterpass QR
code at any Masterpass QR-accepting merchant location.
Provide cardholders the ability to manage how, when and where their card is being used by setting decline and alerts rules with Spend Controls
and Spend Alerts
Speed up service in restaurants and retailers through the Qkr! with Masterpass
mobile order-ahead and payment platform.
Begin to test chatbottechnology and enable commerce within their own branded solutions across multiple channels and digital platforms using Masterpass Chatbot.