Aconite technology enables Greek NFC payment launch

Wednesday 9 July 2014 10:03 CET | News

Aconite, a UK-based provider of card payment and mobile management solutions, has unveiled that its Smart EMV Manager technology been interfaced to the Visa Mobile Gateway to enable remote management of the EMV application behind the Tap n Pay service, a mobile app for contactless payments in the Greek market, launched by Alpha Bank together with Vodafone in partnership with Visa Europe and First Data.

First Data Hellas has selected Aconites Smart EMV Manager, which includes an EMV Scripting engine, to enable remote over-the-air management of the settings within the Visa mobile payWave EMV application installed in a custom SIM. The Aconite solution has been deployed alongside the First Data host system and linked into the Visa Mobile Gateway in order to provide this remote management functionality.

With secure element (SE) and trusted service manager (TSM)-based deployments in place, Aconite is now providing support for host card emulation (HCE) and tokenisation models.

Aconite delivers software solutions for managing smart cards and mobiles to issuers and processors. The company operates in Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia and the Americas.

In recent news, Aconite has unveiled its support for the mobile payment infrastructure based on Host Card Emulation (HCE) and Tokenization.

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Keywords: Aconite, Greek, NFC, payment, SMART, EMV, manager, Visa, mobile, gateway, Tap n Pay, mobile, phone, app, contactless, payments , Alpha Bank, Vodafone, Visa Europe, First Data, payWave, ecure element, SE, TSM, HCE, tokenisation
Categories: Payments & Commerce
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