The iMag Pro mobile reader is an encrypted magnetic stripe reader for all Apple mobile devices: the iPad, the iPhone, and the iPod touch. Use your mobile device to read credit cards, signature debit cards, gift cards, loyalty cards, driver's licenses, and ID badges. The iMag reads up to 3 tracks of card information with a single swipe in either direction, providing superior reading performance for your mobile device. The snug fit design was built for comfort and mobility, allowing you to accept credit card transactions wherever you go. A merchant account is required to accept credit cards.