COLOMBES, France-Tuesday 31 July 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IDEMIA today announced that it is the first and, to date, only one to be certified to manufacture and personalise RuPay chip contact and contactless cards, on the qSPARC v2 platform.
qSPARC is a Dual Interface Open loop payment specification, with the option of loading multiple payment applications on a single card. This certification is issued by NPCI, after testing all payment scenarios and thus ensuring that, the cards manufactured by IDEMIA will work seamlessly at all payment acceptance devices.
The cardholders get the convenience of using a single card for multiple payment use cases such as; Metro, Bus, toll, loyalty, Parking and payments at retail. There is an option of loading up to 20 such payment applications on a single card.
The qSPARC is likely to steer the National Common Mobility Card (NCMC) and will be widely used in the Smart Cities. The first version of this card i
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