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EMV Issuance

If you need to issue EMV tokens (smart cards) to your customers for use in a wide range of applications, both financial and non-financial.

Barnes provides a powerful and mature set of tools enabling card issuers to prepare data for personalisation of smart cards for use in a wide range of applications, both financial and non-financial. The principal components of issuance solution can be combined in several ways to satisfy the needs of both complete in-house card issuance and in-house data preparation only services. The components also integrate readily with card issuers legacy card management systems (CMS) and with personalisation systems that drive the printing (or loading) of such information onto smart cards.

The P3 System

P3 is a turnkey data preparation solution comprising of a Windows-based application that utilises a FIPS 140-2 Level 3 approved hardware security module. It supports all the major standard and proprietary card types, all major card scheme application standards and multiple easy configurable input (embossing) and output (EMV enriched) file formats.


Thales payShields

Through Barnes Smart Solutions you can now procure the Thales payShield 9000, firmware and Licenses as well as the associated support. Ensuring you have a one stop support channel for your EMV solution. The payShield 9000 last buy is June 2020.

From the 1st Quarter 2020 you will be able to source the payShield 10K from us. We will communicate firmware and LIC’s required for this EMV solution as soon as the porting has been finalised.

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