The company is targeting through the new device, which it called " Local Register" small and medium-sized enterprises as an alternative to cash payment system.
"Amazon" describe the new device as card reader and secure application for mobile devices that would provide for local companies a wide range of tools to accept credit and debit cards through a smartphone or tablet computer and track operations.
At the moment the new service to accept electronic payments can not use only in the United States, as it requires the existence of a bank account for the transfer of American funds from the account of Amazon Payments to the bank account of the user.
"Amazon" aim through a "Local Register" device to compete other similar devices from rival companies, such as "Square" , and "PayPal" .
And for compete these companies "Amazon" said that she will provide to the customers who subscribe to the service before 31 October an offer paying whereby a rate of 1.75 percent, just about every process of passing the credit card through the new device until December 31/ 2015 . After that date, customers will have to pay a rate of 2.5 percent.
"Amazon" said The new device and its application works with "Apple" phones IOS 7.0 and above and with computers "Kind Fire" of her, and with a range of Android smart phones also it plans to soon support with smart phone "iPhone Fire.