Bristol, United Kingdom, October 01, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- CreditCall’s Contactless Kernel allows Hoeft & Wessel to quickly and easily incorporate contactless payment technology into its solutions, greatly reducing their development and time to market cycle.
Hoeft & Wessel is the leading IT and engineering technology Group for ticketing, parking and mobile solutions in Great Britain and Germany. The product portfolio covers stationary and mobile systems with ticket vending machines, parking machines and mobile terminals.
The fully featured Contactless Kernel enables acceptance of Visa payWave and MasterCard PayPass enabled cards in retail and unattended environments. It meets all current Visa, MasterCard and EMVCo standards and allows support for additional contactless card schemes such as NFC. Contactless.LIB supports MasterCard’s PayPass M/Chip and M/Stripe in addition to Visa’s qVSDC and MSD functionality.
Peter Aylward, General Manager of Almex UK, part of Hoeft & Wessel, explained “CreditCall is a globally acknowledged industry expert with an exceptional track record in the payment sector. Their Contactless Kernel has enabled us to quickly and economically integrate contactless payment functionality across our offering.”
CreditCall’s CTO Jeremy Gumbley stated “We are delighted that Hoeft & Wessel as a well-known provider of proven ticketing systems across Europe have opted for our contactless kernel. With Contactless.LIB, Hoeft & Wessel is able to make contactless payment available more widely, contributing significantly to the contactless payment revolution happening right now.”
CreditCall Ltd. (http://www.creditcall.com) is a specialist payment services provider, transaction gateway, and EMV Software Kernel developer with global recognition for innovation in credit card acceptance. The company provides ultra-high reliability card payment solutions. These are deployed for e-Commerce, Mail Order, Call Centres, and virtually any kind of unattended terminal, including parking and ticketing machines, and self-service kiosks. Its mainstay product, the CardEaseXML payment protocol allows developers unprecedented ease in providing card payment on new and existing systems.
Most recently CreditCall has developed CardEase Mobile (http://www.cardeasemobile.com) the world’s first Chip and PIN payment app enabling credit and debit card payment acceptance on smartphones.
About Hoeft & Wessel
The Hoeft & Wessel Group is the leading IT and engineering technology Group for ticketing, parking and mobile solutions in Great Britain and Germany. Established in 1978 by the two entrepreneurs who gave the company its name, the enterprise has developed into a group of companies with sales revenues of nearly EUR 100 million and a workforce of 500 employees. Its main locations are Hannover, Germany, and Swindon, UK, to the west of London. In Europe, the Almex division is a leading provider of ticketing and telematics systems for public transport and check-in solutions for the airline industry.