Credit card scanning machines have come down in price considerably over the past few years. The latest technology is the chip embedded scanner that allows you to wave your card–or smart phone– at the machine to complete the capture. Richard Carlton of RC Consulting explains the process in a short video showing the capture in action:
One note: don’t keep the credit card information you capture. Dong so violates the PCI PA-DSS (Payment Application Data Security Standard), and could land you in hot water.