SAN ANTONIO, July 28, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Payment Data Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:PYDS), an integrated payments solutions provider, today announced the launch of PDS Checkout for Apple iOS, a software development kit (SDK) that enables mobile apps to easily accept payments using Payment Data Systems's credit card and ACH processing platforms. "We're thrilled to offer the Apple developer community the ability to create better mobile payment experiences for their business clients and, at lower processing rates than many of the current processing solutions available," said Matt Decker, Vice President of Technology, Payment Data Systems. "Our new SDK helps to fulfill our continued commitment to attract developers in new industry verticals that are in need of secure payment processing solutions," said Louis Hoch, President and Chief Operating Officer, Payment Data Systems. PDS Checkout for Apple iOS provides easy integration with Payment Data Systems's credit card and ACH processing platform. The software development kit (SDK) is compatible with all devices that run Apple's iOS mobile operating system including Apple Watch, iPhone, iPad and Apple TV. Learn more by visiting www.paymentdata.com/checkout. About Payment Data Systems, Inc. Payment Data Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:PYDS), a leading integrated payment solutions provider, offers a wide range of payment solutions to merchants, billers, banks, service bureaus and card issuers. The Company operates credit, debit/prepaid and ACH payment processing platforms to deliver convenient, world-class payment solutions and service to their clients. The strength of the Company lies in its ability to provide tailored solutions for card issuance, payment acceptance, and bill payments as well as its unique technology in the prepaid sector. Payment Data Systems, Inc. is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, and has offices in New York, New York; and Los Angeles, California. For additional information please visit www.paymentdata.com. Websites: www.ficentive.com, www.akimbocard.com, www.streamprepaid.com, www.zbill.com. Find us on Facebook®. Apple, Apple Watch, iPhone, iPad, Apple TV and iOS are trademarks of Apple.