G8 plugins

The G8 architecture includes support for a range of product plug-ins. These integrate SmartNS, Emvelink and Touchlink products with G8. They also provide the access point to newly developed products and value added services. This delivers flexibility and protects investments made in hardware devices, G8 and Emvelink.

  • Smart card enablement framework
  • Integrates Emvelink, Touchlink and any smart card application
  • Modular architecture providing upgrade path and investment protection
  • Simple to maintain, modify or upgrade in the field


Investment protection

Protects hardware investment through advanced EMV software kernel

Future proofs investment in G8 providing upgrade path

Extends life of SmartNS, Emvelink and Touchlink

Any card

Support for all EMV contact smart cards

Visa, MasterCard and Amex contactless cards

Framework for value-added smart card applications

Ease of integration

Architectural design simplifies device and application integration 

Clear APIs published and SDK available to developers

Full integration support made available to partners 

Time to market

Fast project implementations and certifications

Rapid software development by STS or third parties

Quick to introduce new features or value added services