[ANN] Formulations Pro Releases FileMaker Go Credit Card Swiper

Discussion created by tduell on Nov 10, 2011

11/10/2011 Formulations Pro, Inc., San Diego, CA. Announced the immediate availability of the very first credit card swiper that is compatible with FileMaker Go and iOS Sales Force Pro 11. Todd Duell, CIO of Formulations Pro, Inc. stated, “This is a huge step forward for the FileMaker Go and iOS platform. We’re excited to offer cutting edge solutions not only for our clients, but for the FileMaker developer community as well. We’re confident that this will change the way everyone from small companies to enterprise solutions view the utility of FileMaker products in their organization. We can clearly offer the lowest total cost of ownership solutions for any size business using the entire FileMaker production line.” Formulations Pro, Inc. is the world-wide leader in custom and commercial FileMaker software applications.


The swiper app has no setup or activation fee, no monthly minimums, no contract term, and can be canceled at any time. The cost of the service is $24 per month with a fee of $0.24 + 1.74%-3.79% per transaction. Supported gateways include:, Card Present, PayPal, Cybersource, Transaction Central, Merchant Anywhere, PayTrace, NMI, MerchantWARE, Navigate, BluePay, FastCharge, SecurePay, Braintree, USAePay, Expitrans, PlanetAuthorize, GoToBilling, CyberAuthorize, eProcessingNetwork, Pivotal, and Merchant's First Choice. Pricing and availability are subject to change at any time and are subject to the terms of service as provided by the selected gateway vendor.


iOS Sales Force Pro is the perfect solution to enable your remote sales force to create invoices, quotes, and charge credit cards on the fly using their iPad and sync it with FileMaker Server. You can push and pull data without worrying about dropped connections or FileMaker Go hibernation issues corrupting your data transfer. The standard enterprise license includes access for an unlimited number of FileMaker Go for iPad users and FileMaker Server to host the back end iOS Sales Force Pro solution. The database is completely functional as is, including tables for customers, products, invoices, payments, and automated printing and emailing invoices directly from FileMaker Server to your customer.


The integration of the swiper hardware and app are a free upgrade for all existing users of iOS Sales Force Pro 11.1. You can download the latest version at: