PARIS, Cartes & IDentification 2009, Hypercom Corporation (NYSE: HYC) today announced that it is now delivering a common, unified EMV Level 2 implementation across its major product lines. Effective immediately, the company’s Optimum and Artema product platforms, both of which are EMV 4.2a Level 2 type approved, are using the exact same software kernel. The implementation includes Optimum and Artema countertop, mobile and unattended terminals. This initiative ensures a consistent user experience globally using these newly certified products with faster certification, streamlined application development and quicker time to market.
“Wherever an EMV payment card is presented at any Hypercom payment device in any location around the world, all participants in the value chain can be assured of the same high quality experience,” said Stephen Downie, Head of the EMV Centre of Excellence at Hypercom. “Achieving this common unified implementation across our different products and platforms helps ensure that we deliver the fastest time to market to our customers”.