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EMVCo’s change of O/S process

March 23, 2010 at 1:34 pm

Over the years, EMVCo has developed a process for the management of multiple operating systems (O/S), which allows an EMV Level 2 Kernel to be approved for use with multiple different O/S provided the change of O/S does not require re-compilation of the Kernel. This process requires that the EMV Kernel is submitted for certification […]

EmvJ – EMV Level 2 Kernel for Java

March 2, 2010 at 10:24 am

Traditionally, most card payment terminals have used purpose-built hardware and software, running an embedded operating system for reasons of cost and performance. Over the years however the market has gradually evolved and many payment terminals now use general purpose platforms that support Java. When developing EmvJ – the platform-independent EMV Level 2 Kernel that runs […]