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Specification bulletin EMV® contactless Book C2

The organization in charge of global EMV® technology and chip card payment interoperability, EMVCo, has released a new specification bulletin for EMV Contactless Book C2, referring to Mastercard contactless kernel MCL. 

The new bulletin SB 203 describes modifications and clarifications brought to Book C-2 v 2.6. 

Starting January 1st 2019, kernels developed according EMV specifications Book C2 must integrate these changes. 

To obtain further details on this specification bulletin, you can refer to EMVCo website, or contact your Alcinéo representative. 

 

 

Newsletter Issue n°11 – Software maintenance

Why maintenance is critical in the success of a product

Software maintenance  is the appropriate modification of a software solution after delivery. 

The objectives of a payment software’s maintenance are multiple… and should be taken really seriously to optimize software performance, and terminal life cycle.  

Have a look at our latest newsletter here.

EMV contact level 2 ICS and administrative process updates

EMVCo has issued updated versions of the Administrative process documents for the submission of products to EMV type approval. ICS  submission process has been changed.

Note that if  changes are made in the ICS after EMVCo review :

  • first ICS replacement is free of charge
  • Subsequent replacements will be charged by EMVCo.

If a new ICS version is released before the begining of testing sessions, the latest version of ICS must be used and submitted to EMVCo for review.

Find more information and the full submission rules in the administrative process documents.

Current version of the contact  ICS are available on EMVCo website or contact your Alcinéo representative to obtain them.

For more information feel free to contact us at : info@alcineo.com.

Get started for MCL 3.1.1

The 3.1.1 release is comprised of MCL contactless kernel C-2 v2.6 and the MasterCard proprietary application selection. 

Avoid delay and contact us to get the MCL 3.1.1 kernel and start your product certification on your right time. 

MCL 3.1.1 will be mandated from March 1, 2017. 

Feel free contact your Alcinéo representative for further details.