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London 3rd August 2017 STS, a leading payments acceptance software specialist, today announced the release of an industry first: a true multi-merchant payments acceptance solution. To date payment systems have been tied to individual merchants preventing the shared use of expensive hardware and peripherals.

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Sharing card reader and point-of-sale (POS) hardware between different merchants, for example in a shared-use attended or unattended kiosk, is a surprisingly difficult problem.

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London, 10th May 2017 STS, a leading payments acceptance software specialist, today launches PayOp, its next generation payments operational management system.

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With the maturity of Chip and PIN technology there is now a far greater diversity of payment terminal models available on the market for retailers to choose from.  These are available from a ra

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STS’ payment application, G8, has a simple programming interface for accepting payments. The interface was originally designed to allow an electronic point of sale (EPOS) to instruct G8 to accept payments from “any card, using any payment gateway”.

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G8 is STS’ payment application, which allows merchants and POS developers to accept payments from any one of many different types of card reader.

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STS Payments (STS) has joined forces with new partner Glory Global Solutions, a global leader in cash technology solutions, to enable “cash in perpetual motion” at NRF Retail’s BIG Show 2017, taking place in New York City next week from 15th to 17th January.

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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”.

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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.

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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).

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G8 is STS’ payment application, which allows merchants and POS developers to accept payments from any one of many different types of card reader. G8’s simple but powerful interface hides the complexity of dealing with different card reader manufacturers, models and payment gateways, so that POS developers only need to integrate a single time, while offering maximum choice.

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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.

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Retail merchants, and Payment Service Providers that serve them, are increasingly paying greater attention to the subject of operational management for their payment systems. Once the management of payment terminals was regarded as a boring back room task that focused largely on initial software rollout and device deployment, attracting little ongoing attention or investment.

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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.

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STS’ G8:Enterprise and G8:Client applications are designed to allow merchants to accept credit and debit card payments in a variety of ways – EMV (Chip-and-PIN), magnetic stripe, keyed entry and contactless – hiding the complexity of the process from the POS system, and providing merchants with a choice of card readers and payment system providers.