DoubleBeam Wins MEDL

Pasadena-based mobile payments company DoubleBeam has signed up Fountain Valley-based mobile marketing firm MEDL Mobile as a customer, the two announced Monday. According to the companies, MEDL Mobile will add DoubleBeam's mobile payments software development kit to its mobile app development platform. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed. The addition adds digital check image capture and mobile e-checking payments to MEDL Mobile's platform. DoubleBeam's software scans in a check and photo identification to let users pay for purchases using their checking account, and also saves app developers money in terms of reduced payment fees by bypassing payment processors. DoubleBeam is led by Ted Tekippe.