New oti TRIO Cashless Payment Reader Receives Industry-wide Certification for Major Credit Card Transactions
Rosh Pina, Israel, November 4, 2014 — On Track Innovations Ltd. (oti) (NASDAQ: OTIV), a global provider of near field communication (NFC) and cashless payment solutions, has received full certification from major credit card associations and main standardization bodies for its new TRIO modular cashless payment reader. The industry-wide certification makes TRIO one of the most advanced, fully-certified solutions available today for attended, unattended and self-serve payment applications.
Launched in mid-2014, TRIO is a modular payment device supports three cashless payment interfaces in a small stylish enclosure that is available in multiple colors. The reader is designed specifically for installation in vending machines and other self-serve environments but can also be used as a counter top add-on to existing POS terminals, to allow cashless payment with magnetic payment cards, as well as proximity, vicinity, and contact EMV payment cards.
“With certication from the major credit card associations and standardization bodies, TRIO meets the payment industry’s rigorous requirements for uncompromising level of security and compatibility to all international standards and payment applications,” said Ofer Tziperman, CEO of oti. “With these qualifications and proven technology, TRIO is poised for widescale implementations across the growing unattended, self-serve, and attended markets.”
Since its launch, TRIO has garnered significant industry attention, and is currently being evaluated by many new and existing oti customers worldwide. “In fact, we’ve already received initial commercial purchase orders from Vianet, a leading solutions provider for the leisure, gaming and vending sectors,” noted Tziperman. “So, we’re confident the TRIO will realize great success in the market.”
Since the TRIO has completed the full certification process by the major card associations, it is now fully compliant for use with the following payment methods:
- EMV®: Contact EMV L1 and L2, Contactless EMV L1
- VISA®: VISA payWave MSD, VISA payWave qVSDC, NDOT over VISA for transportation, VISA Global Transit Payment Pilot Specification, VISA Pilot Visa PayWave Ticketing Extension Specification and VISA Asia Pacific WAVE 2
- MasterCard®: MasterCard PayPass™ M/Chip (including Data Exchange), MasterCard PayPass Mag Stripe, NDOT over MasterCard for transportation
- American Express®: ExpressPay
- Discover®: Discover Zip®
- Interac®: Interac Flash®
- SoftCard™: SoftCard (ISIS) SmartTap®
- Mifare®: Mifare Ultralight®, Mifare Classic, Mifare DESFire®
- Transparent (Pass-Through) Communication: ISO/IEC 14443 Type A – Transparent Proximity, ISO/IEC 14443 Type B – Transparent Proximity, ISO/IEC 15693 Vicinity (optional) – Transparent Vicinity
- Other: Magnetic Stripe Card – ISO/IEC 7813 (Track 1 + Track 2), additional proprietary applications
- Apple Pay™
TRIO is also compatible with the following standards and specifications: FCC, CE, UL, RoHS compliance, ISO 9001: 2008, ISO/IEC 14443 Proximity Type A&B, ISO/IEC 15693 Vicinity, ISO/IEC 7813, ISO/IEC 7816, Mifare, MasterCard TQM and IP65.
On Track Innovations Ltd. (oti) is a leader in contactless and NFC applications based on its extensive patent and IP portfolio. oti’s field-proven innovations have been deployed around the world to address NFC and other cashless payment solutions, petroleum payment and management, cashless parking fee collection systems and mass transit ticketing. oti markets and supports its solutions through a global network of regional offices and alliances. For more information, visit www.otiglobal.com.
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