When the ViA concept and the ViA Model started to take shape as a larger model, back in early 2005, many people was asking the questions:
Within each group, the point of direct benefits started to grow even more and when we where ready, we hade added up no
less than 61 Benefits
It was at this time we also came up with the slogan "Every One is a Winner!"
Time run quickly, we now have 10 years behind us, from the time when the ViA Model started to take shape.
During all this time, we have been between 20-80 people involved to develop the model, its different service offererings and also spend
long hours of developing new innovations, which resulted in a total of 48 patent applications. Most likely we have passed more than 1,000,000
(one million) manhours of development.
from which experiences and nearly 10 years of continues, market research, consumer behavior studies and a lot of gained hands-on knowledge, we actually can expand the list with a few more points:
The new generation software the ViA Team has developed are built upon a new futuristic architecture where open-source software create the foundation to a solution which also uses cloud resources as and when needed.
The first ViA system and the first ViA Online ™ system was up and running live in 2005. Mats Engstrom, the ViA Groups CTO and VP R&D integrated the ViA system to ...... in Canada and the first ViA GOLD card come to be used in an ATM in Dubai on..........
ViA eBM ™ devices is ViA's new name fo traditional EDC terminals and so called POS terminals.
Why did we change the name from EDC or POS to eBM Device? which read and handle card-sales for eBM Devices, stands for Electronic Business Machines. The reasone that we have come to use a new name for the same thinh We have for the new generation devices come to select VeriFone as the brand we first will deploy. Our own proprietary sofwhare (application firmwhare, which has multi functions to serve The uniqness with our software solution and use the terminal for many things
For you who maight have been following the development of the ViA Model, you would know that the founder Lars Olof Kanngard and his co-inventor Mats Engstrom has designed, developed and brought to the market and the world several of well known innovations within it, security, telecom and systems solutions together for now more than 30 years.