Welcome Break has revolutionised its entire in-store payments system to improve speed of service to customers. Previously, the company’s point-of-sale and payment systems were not integrated, resulting in slow transactions, long queues and purchase abandonment. Further, daily reconciliation was slow and prone to human error which resulted in reporting inaccuracies.

Pennies, the electronic charity box, is an innovation in the charitable sector that harnesses retail payments technology to make it easy, affordable and secure for consumers to give pennies to charity as they shop and pay by card. If half of the UK's card-holders gave 8 pence a week in this way an additional £89 million a year could be raised every year.

Smart Technology Solutions’ (STS) latest product offering Pedlr, will allow merchants and retailers of all sizes to accept card payments securely wherever the customer is located.

STS is sponsoring 10 students from a number of UK universities who want to challenge themselves physically and mentally during their work-placement year by cycling over 900 miles from London to Monte Carlo. Their aim is to raise money for Cancer Research UK.

STS and French partner Spheragone are pleased to announce the GIE CB approval of the Ready2Pay-STS mobile payment solution for the Motorola MC 75 + DCR200 device.

STS is pleased to announce that it will upgrade Emvelink to meet new EMVCo 4.3 standards Although STS' Emvelink Level 2 Kernel (release 5.5) for contact based Chip and PIN transactions is currently approved with the major manufacturers terminals against EMVCo specification 4.2 (a), the respective EMVCo Level 2 Letters of Approval are due to expire on 15 January 2013.

Obtaining EMV level 2 approvals may not be the most glamorous of achievements, nevertheless it is essential to have these approvals to preserve the security and interoperability of card payment transactions globally. At STS, as the world's leading provider of EMV Level 2 kernels, we are proud to make it our business to gain and maintain these approvals.

Smart Technology Solutions (STS) and Mint Wireless (Mint) are partnering to deliver an enterprise portable Chip and PIN payment solution for the UK and Irish markets with Australia to quickly follow.

Smart Technology Solutions return to full membership of Vendorcom - The cards & payments community

STS is proud to be part of making Barclaycard Freedom a reality for merchants. Barclaycard Freedom is a rewards programme for cardholders that automatically allows them to earn Reward Money at participating retailers. This Reward Money can then be redeemed on their next transaction at selected stores within the programme.

STS is delighted to announce a new partnership with Onboard Retail Solutions to deliver new onboard retail technology solutions to airline, rail and ferry industries.

STS has further extended its integrated hardware device range by integrating with the Bluebird Soft Inc (Bluebird) BIP-1300.

Swedish EFT provider, Zamsos and Smart Technology Solutions Limited (STS) are proud to announce their partnership in delivering new and innovative payment solutions for the Swedish market.

Smart Technology Solutions Limited (STS) are delighted to announce a new partnership with Spheragone SA, a leading EFT provider in France, to jointly deliver payment solutions aimed primarily at the French market.

Smart Technology Solutions Limited (STS) and Spanish partner, 2i Informatica Industrial (2i) are pleased to announce the recent Sermepa approval of 2i's Argon-STS unattended payment solution.