Whereas standard payment schemes (Visa, MasterCard, etc) are widely demanded and accepted, there are also new ways that customers use to pay the merchant. Sometimes these are payment proxies that simply mask standard payment scheme by convenient authorisation mechanism, sometimes these are technologically advanced, alternative payment methods that were not viable before “digital revolution”.
Alternative payment methods are especially effective in a niche situation, and as a custom, specific solution for various merchants, such as DCB is a payment method of choice of various parking operators, whereas various wallet-based methods are ideal for proprietary payment systems.
IPSP.de supports a number of wallets, e-currencies and payment methods. All of these methods, unless not noted differently, are provided both online, and at POS.