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SUNMI partners with LISNR to enable proximity payments and authentications.

Cincinnati, Ohio

As a leader in the Android mobile, payment, and kiosk terminal space, SUNMI has partnered with LISNR to enable their proximity solutions across its suite of devices. This strategic partnership aims to service industries such as mobility, grocery, retail, hospitality, and emerging industries that improve customer experiences. 

This partnership will enable merchants, payment providers, and digital platforms to easily tap into a frictionless consumer experience without any additional CAPEX investment. With convenient and efficient hardware architecture, LISNR will enable SUNMI’s merchants to recognize an increase in their ROI and overall customer satisfaction, as consumers are willing to wait just up to eight minutes in a checkout line before abandoning their cart. As digital payments continue to soar, both LISNR and SUNMI will be taking one step forward as leaders in the proximity solutions market.

As a Business IoT company, SUNMI sells its hardware into 190+ countries and since its establishment in 2013, has shipped over 11 million devices. SUNMI provides merchants a solution for every touchpoint in every major vertical including retail, hospitality, healthcare and restaurant and transportation. SUNMI is certified with many of the largest processors and gateways around the world.

“LISNR’s proximity solution is a one-of-a-kind technology that SUNMI is excited to bring to our ever growing base. We are proud to leverage LISNR’s platform to help drive the standard for contactless identity, payment, and authentication uses. By partnering with LISNR, SUNMI will provide a complete end to end solution that creates frictionless consumer experience.” -Mike Morris, VP Payment Solutions, SUNMI

As the demand for proximity payments increases, expected to hit $46.8 Billion by 2030, this partnership is set to catalyze LISNR’s overall goal of providing a complete, end to end terminal and proximity solution to their growing customer base. 

“SUNMI is known for their commitment to empowering secure, contactless, and efficient transactions globally. Their suite of devices will allow for a LISNR enabled solution across payment, identity and authentication experiences. By partnering with LISNR, SUNMI will be able to continue their trailblazing in the growing proximity solution space.” – Eric Allen, CEO, LISNR 

About SUNMI 

SUNMI, an IoT company valuing Altruism, is committed to building an interconnected world and supporting integrated cloud services by empowering businesses with IoT cloud management platform and operating systems. Unveiling their first product in 2013, the handheld SUNMI V1, the SUNMI team has a series of commercial IoT products including mobile terminals, desktop terminals, kiosks, network analytics, and video analytics. With 60+ smart IoT devices today, SUNMI has over 27,000 partners worldwide. Visit for details.


LISNR’s proximity solutions ensure secure, seamless and contactless data transfer. Powered by a ubiquitous device & OS platform, LISNR’s non-captive near-field association provides proof-present authentication enabled through proximity tokens. From entry validation to payments and fulfillment, LISNR empowers merchant micro-moments across the customer journey. Headquartered in Cincinnati, LISNR is currently deployed in 8 countries via multiple global partners. LISNR powers transactions and connects the online to offline customer journey globally with the most advanced near Ultrasonic Data Platform. Founded in 2012, LISNR’s major investors include Visa, Intel, Jump Capital, Mercury Fund, R/GA, and Synchrony Financial. To learn more about the LISNR technology visit: or email