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Visa contactless libraries – What are the differencies ?

To ensure that contactless transactions are always processed securely, Visa has adapted their contactless specifications to fit with certain payment environments constraints.

Payment solution providers must be aware of the differencies between VCPS, VCTKS or VRTPS to develop and certify their products according the requirements set by Visa. 

Visit Visa technology Partner website to obtain information about their specifications, or contact us at : info@alcineo.com

Expresspay v4.0.2 certification is available

American Express has recently released an update of Expresspay contactless kernel.

Starting May 27th 2019, payment terminal providers can submit their products supporting ExpressPay v.4.0.2 to Level 2 certification at accredited laboratories. 

Vendors can choose to certify their product against either version, as both are accepted by American Express, with no sunset date established for v3.1 at the moment.  

To have more information on our software and services including support with certification processes, please contact your Alcinéo representative or keep in touch at : info@alcineo.com