Visa approval services have recently made several announcements dedicated to their contactless kernels’s updates, and especially the sunset of previous versions.
JCB Contactless is the Japanese JCB-branded contactless payment system that allows customers to shop by simply waving their card over the terminal.
In their course of progress, the Japan based payment scheme has recently updated their contactless specification and released an updated version, the 1.6 release.
Earlier this month, Visa has released a specification update for its pilot Tap to phone kernel.
The changes include the support of signature parameter, the clarification for “Reader CVM Required Limit Check” parameter
The Canadian based payment scheme has released in February a new version of their contactless specification, v1.8.
The update incorporates the changes listed in the Bulletin #7 issued in May 2020 to reflect transit transaction behavior.
The EMV Contact Level 2 version 4.3j has been released recently on EMVCo website.
Payment solution providers can now submit payment terminals to functional level 2 type approval with the 4.3j version.
MCL 3.1.4 now available Mastercard MCL 3.1.4 specifications are now available Mastercard has announced the availability of MCL 3.1.4 specifications for contactless reader type approval, starting January 1st 2021. The main change in the 3.1.4 specification is the introduction of optional support of Send POI INFORMATION Command (compliant with EMV SB 230, available on EMVCo website). Up […]
The latest version of VCTKS (Visa Contactless Transit Kernel Specification) v 1.1 is now available.
We constantly work on the improvement of our embedded software payment suite against the latest requirements released by international payment standards.
Contactless : JCB 1.4 now available Save time, request JCB 1.4 library for a shortened certification leadtime Since the 1st of April, contactless payment terminals submitted to type approval for JCB payment scheme must support the JCB v1.4 specification. Alcinéo has updated the JCB library in compliance with the latest specification, allowing our customers to certify their payment solutions in a timely […]
PCI PTS update v6.0 What are the main changes in this update ? PCI security council has officially released in June a new version of the PCI PTS POI requirements v6.0. The documents associated to this new release are available on the PCI security standards council website. Many of the changes introduced in this update reflect […]