All of us at STS Payments (STS) have been very busy behind the scenes working on the company’s newest software product offering, PayOp. PayOp is a powerful terminal and payments operational system and we are excited to be able to tell you more about it in our new product video “Introducing PayOp”.

STS Payments (STS) has recently extended its Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE) offering, introducing support of the Verifone  P2PE Toolkit as of August 2016, adding to its previous Ingenico OnGuard P2PE and MagTek P2PE integrations. STS are now able to provide support for Verifone’s P2PE enabled payment terminals for use in P2PE solutions should partners wish to use them.

STS Payments (STS) is pleased to announce that it now supports Online PIN verification for contactless transactions with its G8 and Touchlink software and Verifone PIN Entry Devices (PEDs).

Did you know that the latest version of STS Payments’ (STS) G8 payment application, version 2.9, is fully validated against PA-DSS 3.1 requirements? This means that the use of G8 helps merchants simplify the task of achieving PCI-DSS compliance and confirms that it is valid for all new deployments.

Following the success of last year’s event, STS Payments once again invited key representatives from its partner organisations to attend its 2016 Partner Day at Guildford cricket ground. Despite the occasional shower and disrupted play, attendees were able to enjoy a full day of top class cricket with Surrey CCC defeating Sussex CCC.

STS Payments is pleased to announce its official listing as a Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions (TGCS) Alliance Programme Innovation Partner.

As thousands flocked to Kensington Olympia for the annual Retail Business Technology Expo (RBTE) some of STS Payments’ developers were ready and waiting to welcome visitors to the MagTek stand - where we were demonstrating our G8:Enterprise solution using the DynaPro payment terminal.

G8 is STS Payments’ flagship product - a flexible, feature-rich, agnostic payment application and the glue sticking the different components of a payment solution together. G8 accepts all major payment methods and provides merchants with a variety of deployment options.Are you still with us?

In a bid to ensure its product roadmap tracks the market demands of its partners and end-customers, STS Payments has once again released a product survey to help decide how to build its new Smart TMS (Terminal Management System).

Smart Technology Solutions (STS Payments) is very pleased to announce it has successfully completed the EMVCo Level 2 re-approval of 3 existing PIN entry devices, extending support for at least another 3 years and further confirming that 2015 has been a fantastic year for the company.

October 2015 marked the end of another very successful year for STS. Having just turned 18, it is encouraging to see the company has once again exceeded its annual target, providing a positive start to the new financial year. We’ve also recently taken on 4 new developers, thus continuing our pledge to invest in our development team as part of our product led approach.

Here at STS, as a leader and specialist in payments software, it is great to see the results of the recent statistical analysis of card payments. The results show that in 2014, over 2,050 million chip payment cards were issued around the globe coming just three years after the figure exceeded the one billion mark, back in 2011.

Smart Technology Solutions Limited (STS) recently played host to a number of senior representatives from some of its most valued partners during a day of sun, food, drink and cricket.

Smart Technology Solutions Limited and Vodat International have once again successfully collaborated to jointly provide a managed payment solution, which reduces PCI DSS without the need to install a PCI accredited Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE) solution, to another large UK retailer.

Beers and Chinese food aren’t an everyday occurrence in most jobs, however this was the case for the STS Development Team when they took part in the first ever STS Hackathon. Taking some time out from their usual jobs, the team spent the day working on several exciting mini-projects in a bid to see just what they could produce in a short amount of time.