USA Technologies Inc. is an American company known for its work with ePort cashless acceptance technology running on their patented ePort Connect service, a PCI compliant, comprehensive suite of services designed specifically for the self serve, unattended market. ePort Connect wirelessly facilitates electronic payment options to consumers while providing operators with both telemetry and machine-to-machine services. ePort technology is primarily found in vending machines, kiosks and point-of-sale terminals, but the ePort Online and ePort Mobile products have extended the network to accept recurring payments from a PC or retail outlets and the taxi industry through smartphone devices.
The company also produced other technology to address needs within the unattended industry such as the More Prepaid and Loyalty consumer engage program, ePort beacon, facilitating Bluetooth payment options, and the EnergyMiser, a device that reduces the energy consumption of vending machines.
USA Technologies was founded in 1992 and holds more than 87 patents on their products and services. USAT's patents pertain to all aspects of their industry, ranging from payment processing, transaction methods, and terminal connection methods, to energy management and telematics. There currently are over 250,000 connections to its ePort Connect Service.
More recently, the company was named to Deloitte L.L.P’s 2014 Technology Fast 500 List of the fastest growing companies in North America. they worked with Setomatic Systems to be the first to bring NFC technology in the Self Service Laundry market The Nilson Report ranked USA Technologies 6th in US in POS shipments and they received the 2014 Frost and Sullivan North American Customer Value Leadership Award in Financial Services and Retail M2M Communications.