Symphony Inc. announced the availability of the Soloist, which it said is the first hand-held, battery-powered terminal for authorizing card transactions in remote locations.

The Soloist uses the wireless communications technology CDPD to communicate authorization details. The company said it can complete a transaction in as little as three seconds at a lower cost than with traditional dial-up terminals.

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