Alcineo and Elitt collaborate to the certification of CPACE for SoftPOS

Alcineo and Elitt collaborated to the certification of CPACE kernel for European cards acceptance on Android smartphones equipped with SoftPOS application.

As a payment innovation leader and stepping up acquirers and PSP’s expectations, Alcineo has integrated the European contactless kernel CPACE to its SoftPOS SDK, and certified it at Elitt French laboratory.

Elitt laboratory is accredited to perform official testing approvals for CPACE kernel. Elitt is also the only accredited laboratory for CPACE card evaluation.

Alcineo achieves the certification of Discover payment solution for SoftPOS

Alcineo achieves another milestone with the accreditation of Discover Global Network contactless kernel DPAS Connect for SoftPOS.
The reception of the Letter of Approval from Discover Global Network officially validated the certification of the DPAS Connect Tap on Mobile kernel, after successful testing sessions at CTC Advanced laboratory in Germany.

This important milestone marks the achievement of several years of development to integrate the major payment schemes contactless solutions to our SoftPOS SDK.

News release : UL Solutions and Alcineo advance SoftPOS payment security

As software point of sale (SoftPOS) systems are increasingly adopted, especially across emerging markets, companies are looking to build technologies that help solve merchants’ and buyers’ needs in the retail industry. Addressing payment security and functionality requirements is a challenge to many industry players and stakeholders around the world, which is why Alcineo is working with UL Solutions to help provide secure payment options for international issuers, processors and payment service providers (PSPs) in Europe, the United States (U.S.) and Asia.

All about national payment networks

Unlike international payment schemes, domestic payment networks process electronic transactions within a national territory. The advantages for payment solution providers offering payment terminals that support both international payments and domestic payment networks is that they benefit an extended deployment market.

News release : Alcineo deploys Verimatrix threat defense technology

Verimatrix Code Shield implementation assists Alcineo in achieving major payment card
Verimatrix, (Euronext Paris:
VMX), the leader in powering the modern connected world with people-centered security, today
announced its Verimatrix Code Shield was deployed by La Ciotat, France-based Alcineo to protect its bestin-class SoftPOS solutions that are used by banks and payment solutions providers to offer Tap on Phone payments from any contactless card or mobile wallet.

SoftPOS integration into Mobile Ticket Inspection Solution

Coppernic has announced that they have integrated the Alcineo SoftPOS payment solution into their rugged handheld device ticketing offering for Public Transportation markets. Coppernic is a market leader for handheld ticket inspection devices in France, with installations in 80% of French cities with more than 100K inhabitants. Alcineo is a specialist in the development of EMV payment kernels, contact and contactless and logical security modules. They partner with payment solution providers in a number of market applications, including transit.


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