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January 16, 2015, 01:47:23 PM
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Why buy it when you can make it yourself? Germans are making Bitcoin payment terminals called PEY from… used Google Nexus 7 smartphones and 3D-printed housings.

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January 16, 2015, 01:50:07 PM
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Why buy it when you can make it yourself? Germans are making Bitcoin payment terminals called PEY from… used Google Nexus 7 smartphones and 3D-printed housings.

- Read full article HERE and don't forget to leave your comments below! Wink

This looks really interesting, wow.

What does the "PEY" mean?
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January 16, 2015, 02:59:03 PM
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Looks pretty cool how much does it cost to make?
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January 16, 2015, 03:16:57 PM
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it is a cheap and quick solution for the merchants who want to integrate bitcoin payment. It is a excellent business opportunity. If it will be applicable to the whole world, the business will be successful.

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January 16, 2015, 04:16:58 PM
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At least that is exactly what a group of Hannover-based Bitcoin devotees makes their custom terminals from. PEY is what these devices are called, and every Hannover retailer or shop owner can get one for free.

These type of payment terminals aren't new so there's nothing really special about this one, but how do retailers get them for free? It doesn't say.

What does the "PEY" mean?

It's probably just its name. Probably doesn't mean anything fancy.

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January 16, 2015, 04:19:47 PM
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They were giving out the first 50 for free as a proof of concept.

The terminals are a plastic housing holding a cell phone. The 3D printing of it is probably more expensive than if they would mass produce a plastic mold.

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January 16, 2015, 04:59:01 PM
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pretty nice project - cheap and quick solution. thanks for sharing.

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January 16, 2015, 08:56:32 PM
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I think that is great! Who says a payment method has to be monopolized.
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January 16, 2015, 10:56:55 PM
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This is a major step indeed. What we need is a low cost, easy to use and setup system to drive retail adoption. Imagine what changes this is going to bring when it reaches mainstream

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January 16, 2015, 10:57:31 PM
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That looks pretty good, would be nice to see how it looks like.

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